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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:30 pm    Post subject: 1952 Standard "Finks Laundry and dry cleaning, Reply with quote

Well i know another barndoor,,i can say i am addicted to these damn things,,,this on i got a wile back and it just came yesterday,,i was going to put it off for a while but i just had to know what was hiding under that baby blue paint,,right after it got dropped off.i started to strip a little area just to see what was under,,i found a spot with something that looked like writing,,and it was on from there,,here a few pics of what i got now,,it reads Finks laundry dry cleaning,and something under it looks like it french,,its spels "por puptieul"
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dang nice dude!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kindly advise what product and technique you are using to remove newer paint.???
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cant wait to see what happens with this one Shocked
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

this one is going to still need some lovein,,it will need the basic bus replacements,,rockers,doglegs,parts of the front floor.cargo floor is int all bad at all,lower nose valance,but over all this is a monster of a bus and very solid for a 52 barndoor.i will be a fun one to watch,
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

can't believe you got it already. mine is still behind the cheddar curtain.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

REAL NICE what is the vin...is it on the barndoor .dk
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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REAL NICE what is the vin...is it on the barndoor .dk
not yet.I will email all the info over to Tony of the dk
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice to see it Andre! Damn, it looks pretty sweet! Cool

Where is it from originally then, Canada?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sweet! Are you gonna keep working on it, or leave it for a while?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Scotty wrote:
Sweet! Are you gonna keep working on it, or leave it for a while?
well its hard not to work on it when its right in front of you,,but i have a 56 that i need to finish up on and then i can focus more on finks,,i will take a pic today of the logoed area,,just so people can check it out,,supper cool writing..
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

OMG!!! Andre, you gotta quit building barndoors!!! Your threads are all engrossing and keep me from working on my Volksies...still haven't figured out a way to attach my laptop to my creeper... Think

Seriously, the Bob Hammond bus is one of my favs of all time on TS, looking forward to you cleaning up this dirty laundry hauler!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

classicvwnut wrote:
OMG!!! Andre, you gotta quit building barndoors!!! Your threads are all engrossing and keep me from working on my Volksies...still haven't figured out a way to attach my laptop to my creeper... Think

Seriously, the Bob Hammond bus is one of my favs of all time on TS, looking forward to you cleaning up this dirty laundry hauler!
Thats some funny shit,what can i say im hooked!,thanks man i really appreciate it.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

heres some better pics of the logo's,i kinda went over it with a pencil just so you can see it a little better,,,,pretty cool shit,,
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

awesome Bus dude, I can't wait to see it in person. It does look very solid
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

me and Lola cleaned out the cargo area,,the floors are solid and in great shape,,,
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cool, cant wait to see this one get the andre treatment as well!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DAMN owning a pair of logoed Barndoors is definetly something worth bragging about!!!!!! Congrats Andre on your new addition! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Subscribed! Don't own a bus, but they fascinate me. We had about four when I was a child, no BD's though... I'm not THAT old.

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