1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

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hilbert
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1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by hilbert » Sun Feb 16, 2014 20:01

after some ask here also a showcase and not only on the aussie forum

after i bought this car 2 years ago on on e ebay site in the uk
it was standing in my workshop and i was thingking what to do whit it
i finaly started after some help from the aussie forum about orignal parts / details
and then i was looking at the calender that is just the a short time to the 50 year meeting
and i have to go also for 3 months of work to the usa
then i realised it was now or never taken a 4 weeks of from work and this is the result for now
just working 6 weeks now on the car and is it starting to look verry good again
but foto's say always more than words

start
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empty body
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compleet floor out
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compleet shot blasted
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new rear panel welded in and compleet body in the 2k epoxy primer
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a thin layer of body shuts overpaintebel on the botom
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back from the paint shop
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al the small parts back from eltro gavanising and gold pasivating
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engine compleet rebuilt gearbox al new bearings reground crankshaft new pistons and compleet overhauld cillinderhead modern patern camshaft and 3.1 diff in stad of 4.1. And ready for a fres layer of green paint
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and al the subframes back on the body
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and there are much more foto's in these web albums
https://picasaweb.google.com/1175465624 ... RestoFotoS#
https://picasaweb.google.com/1175465624 ... 3787/Moke3#
https://picasaweb.google.com/1175465624 ... 3787/Moke4#
https://picasaweb.google.com/1175465624 ... 3787/Moke5#

best greathings hilbert de jong

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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by Nigel(no top)Sykes » Sun Feb 16, 2014 21:30

Well, that's certainly looking good...and I'm looking forwards to seeing it for real this summer
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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by Tim » Sun Feb 16, 2014 22:37

That's looking nice now HIlbert.

Its an interesting car. An early Aussie, with seats from a later Aussie, but Master cylinders from a 1961 Mini. I wonder what its history was?

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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by Bodge » Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:56

Hi Tim

Just out of interest, what seats did the early little wheelers come with?

Roger

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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by hilbert » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:33

normaly there should be lowbackseat as seen in the showcase from weske

when it came out of australia i didnt now the diference in hi and lowback seat
that is the reason i have the wrong ones hi back but conferted this seats into lowback

this moke came on june 2012 in to the uk direckt from australia
white 2 other mokes and the seller has swapd around whit the seats

and it is a real early little wheeler 3XXX

greathings hilbert

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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by Tim » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:57

Bodge wrote:Hi Tim

Just out of interest, what seats did the early little wheelers come with?

Roger
Yes as Hilbert says, the early Aussie little wheelers had low backed tube framed seats. The high backed ones can be modified into low back ones but it takes a bit of work to do it well.

The picture below shows my old Moke with one of each. The red one is high backed, the black one low backed.

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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by pbraun » Fri Feb 28, 2014 16:34

Looking good!
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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by hilbert » Thu Mar 06, 2014 20:36

just done the first test run :D :D :D

stil waithing on the last parts from m-parts for the hood

more picks this weekend

hilbert

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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by pbraun » Thu Mar 20, 2014 21:48

Wonderful!
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Re: 1966 little wheeler moke in the netherlands

Post by mokeinmalta » Thu Mar 27, 2014 20:28

Excellent work! look forward to seeing the end result.

Also those gold parts - amazing :)
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