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Old 04-03-2011, 11:58 PM   #1
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

sweet! love double deckers!

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Old 04-04-2011, 10:44 AM   #2
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

Now that is a cool bus. I can picture a galley and bath downstairs, along with a small lounge, and two bedrooms upstairs. What are your plans?

The few double deckers I've seen in my area, Cincinnati, OH, have been parked for decades and most are in worse shape than yours. That made me wonder about the reliability and avaiability of parts, being that they are old and British. How well does yours run and have you had to buy any parts?
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Old 04-14-2011, 07:15 AM   #3
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Looks like your are making some good progress.
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:42 AM   #4
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

Welcome to the group and great start! That's quite a project, but having a second floor will make a huge difference, living-wise. Took a ride in a modern 45 foot d-decker a few years back and having twice the floorspace on the same foot-print made for a pretty amazing layout. Best of luck with the old girl and do keep us up to date.
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Old 04-14-2011, 09:17 AM   #5
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

That bus is so cool!
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Old 04-14-2011, 04:05 PM   #6
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Out of curiosity: how high is it?.
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:16 PM   #7
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This is going to be AWESOME!.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:51 AM   #8
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

Great project, I love those buses!
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Old 04-21-2011, 01:42 PM   #9
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

Cool bus!!! Be sure to keep us updated frequently on the progress!
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Old 04-24-2011, 03:01 PM   #10
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Congrats on the first drive, really lookin' good
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Old 04-25-2011, 12:01 AM   #11
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If you don't mind sharing, what did the foam set you back???
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Old 04-25-2011, 03:00 PM   #12
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Thanks...
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:50 PM   #13
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Thanks for the video's. great entertainment.

Its nice to see that a lot of the smoke cleared up on your drive. The motor might be healthier then you think...
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Old 05-25-2011, 01:20 PM   #14
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

Thanks for posting those videos. I know the inside is probably still empty at this point but do you have any interior photos? I'd especially like to see the cockpit, which I guess is not accessible from the main coach. Also like to see how the stairs are done. Looks like those are directly behind the cockpit area.

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Old 07-04-2011, 12:02 AM   #15
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

That's looking great ...

How's the foam holding up?
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:10 PM   #16
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

bet you get this all the time but hows it driving around a city, branches, not being able to see brow of roof etc.. any insight into how the bus is constructed. low floor rear engine to keep it open? what is the floor like underneath seems like itd be real heavy duty. no frame rails under neath? where did you even find it. i didnt know they brought them over.
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Old 07-13-2011, 02:36 AM   #17
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

i sure love the D.D. awesome job
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

Wow looking good!!

This is too cool!
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Re: 1964 Bristol Lodekka- Double Decker Bus

U did really great work, I love your roof upstairs!
If you come to Germany you can do the same on my '58 Lodekka
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Old 03-07-2012, 10:45 AM   #20
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interior roof looks good
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