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Old 4th September 2009, 16:32   #346
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New set of tyres and chrome Plates required very badly
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Old 4th September 2009, 17:14   #347
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Club Class ! All you need now, is a Hookah !!.
But seriously, the bus is looking fab-er and fab-er each day..
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Beautiful combination of colors. Excellent work of restoration. Eager to have a drive in that.
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New set of tyres and chrome Plates required very badly
Magaa, kindly look for Oval deep dish hubcaps with a VW monogram there in Singapore, its very likely that you find it there.

And thanks in advance for getting it.

If you dont get, your high security number plates lying with me will never reach you

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Club Class ! All you need now, is a Hookah !!.
But seriously, the bus is looking fab-er and fab-er each day..
Thank you very much buddy. I am not compromising on any thing during this restoration.

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Beautiful combination of colors. Excellent work of restoration. Eager to have a drive in that.
Any time sir, Bus is read to pick you up. Maybe soon on some T-BHP drives.
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I checked out on that VW Caravelle-Diesel, nice one but tooooooo pricey @ 5 lacs, with a cracked windscreen.
Oh my my, and yes i forgot to mention of that cracked windshield.
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Old 8th September 2009, 10:53   #351
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Hi Pavan,

Once more congratulations on your restore .

I think if you paint the steel rims in steel Grey color or chrome paint instead of body color it will look good without wheel caps as well.
I don't think it was in body color

I have one question on the UPS in your bus , Can you share how it is fitted
and if possible the circuit ?
I mean is it just as simple as removing the input transformer and rectifier and connecting to car battery keeping the UPS battery intact or some other trick ?
What is the wire gauge used and how much is the load on this UPS ? Are you able to run induction cooking plate using this ?

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hey pavan very nice job done , its very hard to re build a vehicle to such a fine extent that you have done,hats off to you and your taste ,keep it up, drive safe and enjoy
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Hi Pavan,

Once more congratulations on your restore .

I think if you paint the steel rims in steel Grey color or chrome paint instead of body color it will look good without wheel caps as well.
I don't think it was in body color

I have one question on the UPS in your bus , Can you share how it is fitted
and if possible the circuit ?
I mean is it just as simple as removing the input transformer and rectifier and connecting to car battery keeping the UPS battery intact or some other trick ?
What is the wire gauge used and how much is the load on this UPS ? Are you able to run induction cooking plate using this ?

Regards
Amit
Thank you again buddy.

I am presently experimenting on the color code for the wheel rims, there are so many combinations available on the web, i presently prefer painting it white, that'll be only after i get all my oval hubcaps

Presently 12 guage wire is used to connect the UPS to the 90 amps battery. No tircks (he he..) the UPS is playing tricks on me presently. Need an expert to have it working properly.

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hey pavan very nice job done , its very hard to re build a vehicle to such a fine extent that you have done,hats off to you and your taste ,keep it up, drive safe and enjoy
Thank you very much sir,

Even if i achieve a trickle of your Bus's originality, it would make me happier
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Any time sir, Bus is read to pick you up. Maybe soon on some T-BHP drives.
Yes, I do need a pickup now

Let me know when are you planing for the drive. Man, this is one drive which we can never ever forget.
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Presently 12 guage wire is used to connect the UPS to the 90 amps battery. No tircks (he he..) the UPS is playing tricks on me presently. Need an expert to have it working properly.
Is the 12 G wire connected from battery to UPS DC input that is after step down transformer and rectifier that is replacing UPS battery with car battery ?
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hats off pavan. your hard work has paid off big time. the interiors look too good.
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The bus is looking too cool !! Full flower power to you Pavan !
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hats off pavan. your hard work has paid off big time. the interiors look too good.
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The bus is looking too cool !! Full flower power to you Pavan !
Thank you very much guys

Few small parts required to complete the restoration- not very vital though.

Presently the bus is running fine, good idle, decent brakes, good charge by the dynamo.

Anyways, first week of next month i'am at Mumbai, will look into each nook and corner of the city to find what i want

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Be in touch man.. any help we mumbaikars can humbly offer ?

Sure sir, lots of help required he he... 2nd 3rd and 4th i am there, will 100% keep in touch.

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Thank you very much guys
Anyways, first week of next month i'am at Mumbai, will look into each nook and corner of the city to find what i want
Be in touch man.. any help we mumbaikars can humbly offer ?
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just let me know if you nead new hub caps as i have a source for new ones
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