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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first bracket you had, being the hose clamp, has a danger of having sharp edges that could cut the hoses. The second bracket is just plain retarded, why would you bolt a bracket to the exhaust to move the hose off the exhaust?

Seems like you want a combo of the two. No sharp edges like the billet mount plus no contact to the exhaust. Can you modify the new billet mount to use a bracket not connected to the exhaust?

BTW, the bus looks great.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's what I thought which is why I asked about the heat, but the description of the part says that it mounts to the exhaust flange.

http://carcraftstore.com/billetfullflowhosebracketsclaw.aspx

wrenchnride247 How did you mount yours?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

teamasr wrote:
That's what I thought which is why I asked about the heat, but the description of the part says that it mounts to the exhaust flange.

http://carcraftstore.com/billetfullflowhosebracketsclaw.aspx

wrenchnride247 How did you mount yours?


It mounts to the #4 exhaust studs. I did have to put longer studs on. I have 3/8th thick flanges though. Sorry no pic.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some more updates.

Had to take the motor out and send back for rebuild. Carbs were leaking fuel 4 minutes after shut off. The motor also sprung a couple of oil leaks which could have been due to fuel getting on the rubber seals both inside and outside of motor.

Meanwhile, the interior is all done and complete.

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Put on newly powder coated wheels as well.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Using the 3 point belts from the Bay Window in the front.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Be sure to knock off the powdercoat on the lug nut seats! Would hate to lose a wheel after all that work.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Time for some trim work.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Front bumper and mirrors are also mounted.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now just waiting for the motor to come back from CPR before I can finish off the back end.
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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2016 2:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration Reply with quote

Of all things, the motor was extremely troublesome with leaking fuel from carbs, then leaking oil from lifter tubes, to other fuel problems. Had to send the whole motor back to CPR for him to redo it and still problems persisted. Finally, got the bugs out and its on the road, just in time for summer.

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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2016 2:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration Reply with quote

For those who asked for the paint code, I will get it this week from the painter. Stopped by today, but he was out.

Here is who painted it.

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For metal work, go see Jason at the Rust Box.

https://www.facebook.com/The-Rust-Box-360935720807/
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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 2:12 am    Post subject: Re: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration Reply with quote

Looking good!! Enjoy driving it after all your hard work Smile

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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2016 4:39 am    Post subject: Re: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration Reply with quote

I have to ask...the red trim insert. Where did you find such bright red? Oh, I do love the way your bus came out.
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