With the fuel tank tray now in, we can get the wheel tub in place ready to fit.
Some bad areas of rust that threaten to weaken the vans frame…..no problem we’ll cut it out and put a new bit in…..
Next up, removing all old paint and muck, ready for offering in to place.
The original fuel tank tray of this bus was well and truely rotten, so we have this donor section cut from a rust free van to make the necessary repairs…..First job on the list, remove all the excess metal.
Time to remove the old chassis mount…..mmmmmm rusty!!
Replacement deformation panel ready to fit back in.
Happy New Year to one and all, hope you all had a good break. Now we’re back to the grind….litterally.
Time to remove some suspect looking outriggers and jacking points….
First impressions of the chassis rails are they look good.
The underside pre and post blast cleaning, again highlighting how this process can stip away all the black wax and other muck that has built up over 40 years.
The interior shots before and after blasting to show how thorough this process really is!!
This early bay is all fitted up on the roller ready for the blaster to work his magic!!