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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:07 am    Post subject: 58 15 window restoration progress Reply with quote

I thought I might share the progress of my 58 with you guys.

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Fun House Roof - Rafferty is on the left.

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It was a bare metal restoration.


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As I bought it almost 20 years ago.

Thanks for looking and thanks to Mark Rafferty for polishing the turd that no one thought could be restored.
Neil


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks awesome
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:25 am    Post subject: Re: 58 15 window restoration progress - WWMRD? Reply with quote

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That's ^^^ about as EXTREME a paint job as it can get! Shocked



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Dayum! Even the picture had some rust! Surprised

Absolutely an awesome job done there! Razz
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So when are you expecting to have it driveable & back on the road?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

skeet skeet!
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congratulations, Neil. It's come a long way since I first saw it in '90 or '91. You should post a list of every panel that's been replaced.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:24 am    Post subject: Re: 58 15 window restoration progress - WWMRD? Reply with quote

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i know i'm not the only one drooling..... Laughing

that is one nice paint job Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Absolutely stunning!

I hope you won't be afraid to drive it once it is all back together.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shocked Wow......
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:43 am    Post subject: Re: 58 15 window restoration progress - WWMRD? Reply with quote

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Fun House Roof - Rafferty is on the left.


and over his shoulder....

i see a candidate for a "mini me" project Cool
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice goin, Neil. Now everyone is going to be asking MR to come out of paint retirement and paint their turds!
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:22 am    Post subject: 15 Reply with quote

i really like the primered bottom. are those the original colors?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, that is looking great.

Was it rusty original paint to start? Just curious because the front turn signal seals look painted red but it looks like original paint with the logos.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Those are the original colors and it is an original pressed bumper 15 window, luckly both bumpers were on the bus when I got it
The bus had an old repaint, so that is why the bullet seals were painted.
I plan on putting the original interior back in the bus and do intend on driving the bus when it is put back together. It will not be driven in the salty Chicago winters though.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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It will not be driven in the salty Chicago winters though.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Wow, that is looking great.

Was it rusty original paint to start? Just curious because the front turn signal seals look painted red but it looks like original paint with the logos.

it has the thing where they paint the bottom color all the way up to the trim. yuck. at least they painted it the original colors.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ill be the first to say that is one heck of a rotisserie that thing is sitting on!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That is sick!!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

an NOS headliner would look bitchin' in that thing!
nice Hazet hat. Wink
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