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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 11:41 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

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Due to the close deadline Iím using the motor for my moms dormobile, isnít that sweet of her! Laughing

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 8:55 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Ran all the brake lines today, sorted out some little things.

Itís gonna be a close one but I think weíll make the deadline!

Does anyone coming to CTS have a roof rack they wanna sell?
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2018 8:37 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Making more progress on the bus!

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Cleaning things up a little..

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Getting the brakes done, drums painted and back together.
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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 10:30 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

scrivyscriv wrote:
looking good. just a heads up brake fluid will destroy that paint as soon as the first drop touches it!


Yeah, itís just to hold me over until I can get my beam and everything else powder coated metal flake gold when I lower it.
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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2018 10:18 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

looking good. just a heads up brake fluid will destroy that paint as soon as the first drop touches it!
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 8:45 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Got the bus in the shop and up on jack stands.
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All of the parts on the table.

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Backing plates primed and painted Cool

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More progress will be made tomorrow!
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 8:35 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

NCdad wrote:
any updates?
CTS is 13 days away!

Hope to see the bus there!


Its getting too close for comfort! I run the bike show at CTS and i still haven't made the awards yet Embarassed I've been trying to get busy on it lately, I made some progress on the bus these past few days.

I think it'll be ready!
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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2018 8:10 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

any updates?
CTS is 13 days away!

Hope to see the bus there!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:15 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Cspider7 wrote:
My vintage speed exhaust showed up!

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Drool Drool Drool Cool
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:46 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Pushed the bus in the shop to take out the metal brake lines.

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Cleaned up some of the engine tin, that stuff was filthy!

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Loaded the block on my beetle

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sprayed it down with some tire cleaner at the car wash.

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clean!
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My carbs came in yesterday!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:42 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Wow, It's a Dual Port!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Tearing down the motor today...


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Moved the bus to my dads shop, hopefully i can knock out some more this week. Progress should pick up soon, stay tuned!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:32 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

AircooledHome wrote:
POST UPDATE!!!

Thanks Smile


Been sick in bed for a week, this flu is no joke!! Hopefully i can get something done this week if i'm feeling a little better...
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:19 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

POST UPDATE!!!

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:25 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

My vintage speed exhaust showed up!

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:35 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

I haven't had much time to work on the bus lately, but i did have a bunch of parts ordered for the motor...

Until then enjoy some snow pics!


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:23 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Great story, great bus, and good on you for keeping it in the family.

Looking forward to seeing it back on the road with repairs progressing.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:14 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Here is more info about Rivieras:
https://www.type2.com/library/type2/camper.htm#2

Good luck, and have fun with it!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:09 pm    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

AircooledHome wrote:
Siiick Love the bus and the pic of the stock hight vs slammed xD


Haha, yeah i thought it was too cool not to share. Thanks man
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:34 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Riviera Camper Build Reply with quote

Siiick Love the bus and the pic of the stock hight vs slammed xD
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