Rustoration

For documenting and technical details of T25 restorations and major repairs
This section is for major restorations only.where to buy a panel or where to buy window rubbers belong in the bodywork seats and glass section.
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Re: Rustoration

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And, several months later, house move completed and all necessary house jobs completed. Bought a genny, made a trolley, built a sound proofing enclosure for it (open on one side for heat dissipation - that side will face away from the neighbours, towards - ah, the other neighbours.)

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Sound proofing consists of a layer of closed cell foam(cheap sleeping mat), thin layer of loft insulation, flashband, another layer of loft insulation, another layer of closed cell foam, all lining a box of 9mm ply.


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Looking forward to seeing the van progress now you've got the house done Roger. :ok
I was thinking of you last Friday as I passed by Stirling in the van heading home.
I have a similar genny but didn't bother with the sound insulation as I only need it for power cuts and the neighbours come round to fill their flasks when they hear it running so they can't complain. :lol:
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Nice to hear from you, hope you’d had a nice trip.
The neighbours who will be able to hear it can’t complain either, but the warders might - if they care.
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Here’s a taster, details later
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I think Tapatalk only allows one photo per post if you’re a cheapskate

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Bottom of the D pillar - deceptively good


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Missing seam
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Inside the arch looking backwards
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From the rear - the same hole
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Edited - another photo added
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Suicide door


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And another, since that revealed grot.
Oh, feckin’ Tapatalk... play nice?


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Nice to see you are back in the room Roger. :ok

I think I have "done" that bit, but without making a suicide door. It was tricky getting in there.
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Switch the phone off and on again...


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Seems to be working again now...

Took this second suicide door off by drilling out the spot welds


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Jinx
Is it worth shelling for Tapatalk pro? One off £9.99? Or is the image posting functionality hinted at arriving soon?

Anyway, without photos, the outside edge of my battery tray is toast, as are the inside and outside edges of the “X” panel, but the top of the chassis rail looks mostly ok!!
Looks like I’ll need to rebuild the edge of the rear valance, rear corner behind the first suicide door, front edges of the suicide doors in the seams, lower rear quarter needs replaced.

And a question, what is the function of the wavey edge inside this quarter, between the “X” panel and the wing?
On here?

https://alanhschofield.com/ourparts/pro ... 13262.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Probably will buy these:-

https://alanhschofield.com/ourparts/pro ... 3358R.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

https://alanhschofield.com/ourparts/pro ... 13368.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And make the rest if I can get away with it.


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RogerT wrote:Jinx
Is it worth shelling for Tapatalk pro? One off £9.99? Or is the image posting functionality hinted at arriving soon?

ermmm, we all remember Photobucket, the business model is get the user base, then monetise them or make the service useless. This was my fear about Tapatalk all along. Do you think the £9.99 will be a one off

Do ya feel lucky punk !

I'll see if I have any photos on the wavy bit for you later
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Surface rust
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