Dosse Good find and it is yellow. What a bonus !!!
Typically I have just thrown out a few bits and pieces from a 351 Windsor that were spares when I had the V8 in the off road race Nissan Patrol. If there are any bits and pieces still around they are yours. I remember the previous owner saying he got the donor engine out of a 70's F100 he bought. I'll keep my ears open.
You're a little bever when you get into gear aren't you Dave?? You've only had it for a few weeks and the engine is in!!! Well done, I'll give my next project to you to do. I'm soory to say it but I would like it better if it were brought back to the original. You may change your mind one day and restore it? Save the bits for that day!!!!! It'll be great whatever you do, Happy Hot-rodding Dave Seeyasoon, Paul & Yoko
G'day to all I trust you all had a safe xmas .......Thought it was time to do an update on the old Bedford. Wheeled the chassis out to give a thorough clean before painting, I don't have a hoist...but my folklift came in handy.
Chassis now painted ( thanks ob ) Engine back in and fuel tank in.
Thanks for your comments guys. I'm not very impressed with the time that the paint & panel is taking (maybe it's just me, after all I only took the cab to the panel beater 5 months ago & was told I would have it back within 2 weeks). I had my Bedford badge re-enamelled The process is called vitreous enamelling which is powdered glass fused at more than 750 degrees.
Next photos show the last stages of preparation before paint.
Some of you may remember the 60's TV sitcom called "The Munsters" and grandpa's Dragula hotrod. A reproduction of this car is being built in the same shop.
If you look very carefully there is a red valiant charger behind my cab. This vehicle belongs to Jeff Thompson (Tomo). I'm going to ask him if he wouldn't mind playing cricket for Australia again. What!!!!! Is that laughing I can hear? Well didn't they ask Warney back the other week? ;D ;D ;D ;D dosse.