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by lauraclewis
22 Feb 2014, 21:44
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: MBCamper's Restoration
Replies: 75
Views: 31238

Re: MBCamper's Restoration

I shall be following with interest and wish you good luck :)
by lauraclewis
22 Feb 2014, 21:38
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Re: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

HA! Funbus, that is *exactly* what was going through my mind :) Somebody has to love it! But someone who has more time and money than I do right now. Maybe in a few years when I have a bit more space in my life for big projects and more experience with such things - my time will come! In the meantim...
by lauraclewis
20 Feb 2014, 19:14
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Re: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

Thanks Ralf and Matt, Your perspective is really helpful! It's a van we could take on but at this stage we'd need to weigh up the time commitment, extent and costs of that work against the costs of instead buying a more pristine van. As it ever is..! Sentiment should have no part in this decision, b...
by lauraclewis
20 Feb 2014, 15:45
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Re: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

paint 2.jpg winscreen inside.jpg windscreen.jpg final one! There are more pics of the seams, but they look pretty much the same as the ones I've already posted - rash from bottom vertical up to about mid panel just below the window. Then rust all around the guttering on all sides. Front bumper has ...
by lauraclewis
20 Feb 2014, 15:39
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Re: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

more, the window and windscreen bubbling...
by lauraclewis
20 Feb 2014, 15:36
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Re: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

guttering right.jpg
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by lauraclewis
20 Feb 2014, 15:34
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Re: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

front arch seatbelt.jpg Thank you, metalmickey! My sense is that it\s a big job, isn’t it? I thought this was probably deeply structural too, given the extent of it, but didn’t want to just assume the worst without asking someone who deals with this often! back floor by engine.jpg don't know.jpg .....
by lauraclewis
20 Feb 2014, 10:09
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?
Replies: 19
Views: 3294

Strategy for body repair - how much is too much rust?

Hello, I'm wondering if anyone could be kind enough to give me an opinion on how deep this rust may have set in... There's seam rash on pretty much all the seams vertical and horizontal hole back left panel.jpg There are some holes, this in the sliding door, would a full new door be needed? bottom l...