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Bedford restoration with Chassis extension.

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2 years 8 months ago #227413 by cobbadog
Pictures laying down tend to be related to the way the phone is held when the pic is taken. I have to hold my phone horizontally for the pics to post the right way.
Keep chasing that black dog away and stay with the project, it is comming along just fine.

Cheers Cobba & Cobbarette
Coopernook, The Centre of our Universe
Working on more play time.
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2 years 5 months ago - 2 years 5 months ago #231027 by Bitsa
G’day fellas
I know it’s been a while and I committed a mortal sin by not taking photos as much as required, but we have some progress.
New Master Cylinder
New Wheel cylinders front and rear ,(all s/s sleeved)
Rebuilt Brake Air Actuator
New wheel Bearings front and rear
New Tyres front, 2nd hand good on the rear
Home made rear bumper

Had a dose of COVID and the Black dog has been about a bit but had a couple of good mates Bill and Steve helping a great deal and poking me along
Photos for your viewing










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2 years 5 months ago #231029 by Mrsmackpaul
Good to see you progressing along, hope the Covid wasnt to bad and your on the mend

Everything takes a lot longer for me than I think its gunna, just keep on 0lugging away


Paul

Your better to die trying than live on your knees begging
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2 years 5 months ago #231031 by hayseed
Bitsa, What Mrsmackpaul said..
Plus give that Black Dog a good kick in the Guts...We don't need It hanging around...

keep at It..

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Because those that matter...
don't mind...
And those that mind....
don't matter." -
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2 years 5 months ago #231035 by Bitsa
Thanks for your encouragement fellas
Bill is comming up tomorrow and we are going to try and fit the HIAB and get it bolted down.
Then i can have a proper go at the wirring and plumb it up and hopefully get the desired result.
Next after that is the Tray

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2 years 5 months ago #231041 by Driver1901
Looks excellent, I assume the extension is the somewhat rusty bit at the back? Doesn't look like there has been any distortion at all. Was it a particularly difficult process?

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2 years 5 months ago #231052 by Bitsa
G'day Driver
I just cut at an angle like the chassis men said to and welded it together a little at a time. We were lucky and got no distortion and a pretty good join.

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2 years 5 months ago - 2 years 5 months ago #231066 by Bitsa
Fuel tank and Battery relocated , Fuel del and return plumbed up

My mate Bill came up today and we fitted the Hiab. I was so paranoid about it not fitting properly , but I suppose the dozen or so times measuring while I made the subframe paid off. It simply dropped straight on and we tightened up the 20mm mounting bolts. Sprags on and plumed up. Hopefully in the next week or so, will get some wiring done, plumb up the PTO pump and give it a test run
Cheers fellas





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2 years 5 months ago #231068 by 180wannabe
It's coming together VERY nicely!

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2 years 5 months ago #231075 by Mrsmackpaul
The cab has kinda shrunk once the cranes is on board, it might brow a bit or the crane might shrink a bit once the hurdle on the tray is up near it.

Looks pretty good to me

Paul

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