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Hi Moonbus
It's nice to hear from a fellow Dormobile fan and good news to hear my curtains are genuine.
 

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It has been quite a few years since I last posted some updates on my bus but I have been busy…

After about 8 years of getting out and about enjoying the camper I decided it needed some attention to the bodywork… this is the first work it has had to the bodywork since leaving the factory!

In 2018 it went to Brickfield autos to have the rust sorted and a full respray.
 

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Only the lower panel and an adjoining front support member was replaced, however there was a few areas repaired.
 

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And then sprayed…
 

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And then the top coat of original colour…
 

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And the finished van…
 

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He's done a beautiful comprehensive job, though if you don't mind me asking, how painful was it for this amazing beauty treatment?
 

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Great to see you and your Bus on Saturday at VolksWorld Show. Hope you had a good day today too!
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Just over £10,000 and my camper was in a pretty good condition
Not surprised as looks as though an awful lot of work went into it, including a fair amount of metal work and then the beautiful bare metal respray - nice job and looking great!
 

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Nice van, and great work by Brickfield! It's 10 years ago now that Phil, then based at Selhurst (great club Crystal Palace) completely restored my van from a much worse state than yours, and, apart from a few bubbles, it looks as good as it did then, cost a fair bit more than yours though! the before, during and after picsE187EC21-38C4-4EC6-9DFA-CB2A75441C4A.jpeg D3F5D3B4-BCAD-49EF-AE0D-DBC67D0CCD8F.jpeg E0B152F6-A255-4ED4-9065-4DB9989D0B28.jpeg
 

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Camping on the Isle of Wight for the 2023 Randonnee cycle
 

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