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BenB
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2022 4:27 pm    Post subject: Ben's Ute transformation Reply with quote

.... This Yellow Ute to this Yellow Van Very Happy

The rebuild and transformation into a panel van for the national rally .... I'm leaving my run a little bit late Embarassed









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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2022 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ben
good task to get done in 1 year, but looking good on the progress.

it was a good looking tray top to start with

Kel



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2022 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

a bit more done ~ Yellow Ute





Yellow Ute





Adding the new air ride suspension kit







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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2022 1:29 pm    Post subject: we have colour Reply with quote

We have colour Blue Ute












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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2022 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moving along very well Ben

Air ride ?? any more info on that, please ?



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PostPosted: Tue Apr 19, 2022 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yellow Ute
Blue Ute


The fun trying to put the engine bay back together.












Red Ute


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2022 7:58 am    Post subject: Van back Reply with quote




Yellow Van


Time to start repairing the van section








Blue Van


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2022 12:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Red Van


Just playing with the back lights
~ Ford escort panel van.









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PostPosted: Sun Apr 24, 2022 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yellow Ute


Just primed it to see how straight it is .... pretty happy with it




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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2022 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yellow Ute

Finally pulled my finger out of bum and did the other side















Blue Van


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2022 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blue Ute






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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2022 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yellow Ute

I wasn't happy with it, so have re-primed it again Very Happy













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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2022 9:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yellow Van


All primed and edge coloured and put back together for the final run down for painting












Very Happy


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2022 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looking good Ben



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2022 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

looks great


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2022 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks getting there slowly but surely


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2022 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

2.9.22

About to start painting





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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2022 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blue Ute


3.9.22

We have the painting DONE
















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PostPosted: Sat Sep 10, 2022 12:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blue Ute

9.9.22

Getting there ...



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2022 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



This was illuminating













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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2022 1:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Geez Ben, that's a bit flashy



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2022 6:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kel wrote:
Geez Ben, that's a bit flashy



~~ enlightening



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2022 6:15 pm    Post subject: van Reply with quote

Looks great except for that green booster Yuck



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2022 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yellow Ute

Out of the shed and off to the upholsterer










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PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2022 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ben
That's a credit to you....looking good !!



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