Monthly Archives: November 2014
Been a few weeks since I last posted anything so this is a back dated post for some work done a couple of weeks ago. James set to and started the laborious task of drilling out spot welds on the bulkhead to remove the foot wells and end panels. A couple hours later he had […]
This weekend didn’t see as much welding done as I intended, but we did get a few of the panels and tub cleaned up. Jet washing the tub got some of the old blue paint off that had obviously been put on in with no prep at all. The power of the jet wash just […]
Not as much done today as could have been. Slightly distracted by the need to get some new tyres fitted up onto some refurbished wheels for Lyn’s L200. Anyway, not bad considering the size of the plate made and welded in. 1m long. James managed to get a couple of pictures of me welding too. […]
So today I started working on repairing the chassis. With the chassis up side down on the two post lift, working on it is so much easier than on the floor or upside down. The under side of the front legs on both sides, from the front fuel tank/seat outriggers forward is quite badly peppered […]
While I was away working this week, the chassis and bulkhead were shot blasted and returned to my workshop, so on the way home this afternoon, I called in to have a look. Pleasantly surprised. The chassis needs a bit more than I thought, but nowhere near as bad as it could have been and […]
Chassis and bulkhead dropped off for shot blasting. Next time I see them we’ll find out how much welding is needed.
So last week, the steering relay remained sufficiently stubborn, as did a couple spring hanger bushes. Not so today. With the chassis turned over, suitably large impact driving got the steering relay out. Then came the turn of the remaining spring hanger bushes. A combination of tools, a recip saw and sharp chisel. One was […]