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  Topic: 64 microbus body restoration
Vancity

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:52 am   Subject: Re: 64 microbus body restoration
Just browsed the whole build so far, ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE job! I guess if you ever need a job to fall back on you found a calling.
Thanks for taking the time to document everything along the way, wi ...
  Topic: Bus CAD model build
Vancity

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Views: 7047

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:49 pm   Subject: Re: Bus CAD model build
This is rad sgellis!!! From someone who has super limited experience with 3D CAD but can already understand how much time an effort something like this takes!
Are you progressing at all with this? N ...
  Topic: Repair front frame on 56 SC
Vancity

Replies: 7
Views: 441

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: Repair front frame on 56 SC
I think youíre talking about where the front beam bolts to the frame in four places, on each side?
Might have to source s used one... they come up for sale.

Get acquainted with this place:
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  Topic: Repair front frame on 56 SC
Vancity

Replies: 7
Views: 441

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:09 pm   Subject: Re: Repair front frame on 56 SC
Check out this thread.



Whoa thatís intense! Thanks, definitely some helpful photos in there. Iím not going quite that far with disassembly....hopefully...yet. Would love to patch it up with the ...
  Topic: Repair front frame on 56 SC
Vancity

Replies: 7
Views: 441

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:07 pm   Subject: Repair front frame on 56 SC
My first time doing a solo restoration on an old pick-up and looking for some advice on this front frame section.
This truck is going to need a lot of panel replacement as it was a field find 13year ...
  Topic: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
Vancity

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:18 am   Subject: Re: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
Thanks for the reply Clara,
Iíve only owned it for a few days (honeymoon stage) and just trying to get things straight with notes. At the end of the day it really doesnít matter to me. Will just have ...
  Topic: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
Vancity

Replies: 7
Views: 407

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
U in Vancouver? More pressbumper buses! Cool
Yes Cool
Trying to find a house to buy on the island right now

Back on the topic of what year this is. I took a screenshot the other day. Change was mad ...
  Topic: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
Vancity

Replies: 7
Views: 407

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:04 am   Subject: Re: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
1957 for both.

the august model year change was in 1955 I believe.

Ok great thanks! EDIT: maybe not? See photo below

I donít quite understand the 1955 reference though if it matters.
Does th ...
  Topic: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
Vancity

Replies: 7
Views: 407

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:53 am   Subject: If it was built in December 1956, what model year is it?
My dad and I both have single cabs. They are only 157 chassis numbers apart! 21909x - 21925x both built in Dec. His is registered as a 1957 and I just registered mine as a 1956 not thinking about this ...
 
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