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by HampdenRor
31 Jul 2017, 14:21
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

Re: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration

Cutting the window seals with a stanley and removing the glass revealed horrors on both rear and middle surrounds. I left the boot, windscreen, sliding door and front door glass as I was depressed enough by this stage. Would recommend to anyone if you have recently purchased and old van and there is...
by HampdenRor
31 Jul 2017, 13:55
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

Re: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration

So prior to cutting any rusty metal out (something I have never done before), I thought it would be wise to remove the fuel tank. Not as difficult job as I imagined, surprised to find it looked to be in an ok condition. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4297/36124222561_8958abe10f_b.jpg When it comes t...
by HampdenRor
31 Jul 2017, 13:44
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

Re: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration

Aye, looks familiar! Have you looked around your rear trailing arm mounts? I didn't take too close a look but the OS looks to be in better condition than the NS, hoping neither will need to be replaced as I know if not done properly can banjax the entire suspension geometry and lead to a hole bunch...
by HampdenRor
30 Jul 2017, 08:33
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

Re: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration

Good Shout CJH! Thanks for the link to the thread about image hosting, scrapped the PB option and uploaded to flickr instead. Now I have the picture bit sorted guess I should show everyone the extent of Marv's decay... Stripped out https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4298/35864743330_20cce49cba.jpg https...
by HampdenRor
27 Jul 2017, 13:41
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

Re: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration

So here he is when I first got him; https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4303/35862305370_89d468f0eb.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4305/35425432754_771e34bc9c.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4316/35425427634_d6c0e6e0b0.jpg Possibly original interior https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4305/35425426284_...
by HampdenRor
27 Jul 2017, 12:29
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration
Replies: 9
Views: 3412

T25 "Marvel" Major Restoration

Hello, I bought Marv 1 year ago as a newbe to the T25 world, I didn't have much of an idea as what to look for in terms of rot or mechanical but I did tinker with some cars many years ago so felt it was something I was happy to get stuck into. I don't work in the UK so over the last year I have only...