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Doing up an LDV Camper van
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Lifted up the rubber matting in the cab to find they were wet underneath, with the expected consequences to the floor.

Freight Rover Sherpa rusty floor

Freight Rover Sherpa rusty floor

It's all just surface rust, so a wire brush down and some of Hammerite's finest Kurust gets slapped on.

Freight Rover Sherpa rusty floor Freight Rover Sherpa rusty floor

I've also taken off the bonnet to improve access to the engine bay. As the bonnet alignment was pretty good, I drew round the hinges to make them easier to refit.

Freight Rover Sherpa bonnet

Freight Rover Sherpa bonnet cable

Bonnet release cable is on its last legs so will be replaced.

I tried out the pop-top roof that gives room to stand inside:

Freight Rover Sherpa bonnet cable

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Dash removal

I intend to make a new dash for the van, I'll post this up when I've done it. Here's the old dash and heating and ventilation system all coming out. This needs to be done as the bulkhead has to be cut away to fit the L-series.

Freight Rover Sherpa dash removal

Freight Rover Sherpa dash removal

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If you have any questions, feedback or even suggestions, please email me: pete@pimpmysherpa.co.uk

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