My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

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My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by sean » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:28 pm

Here is my latest addition. Its a 1975 Fleetline, but what makes this bus special is its originality. It has its original paint and interior.

This bus has belonged to 2 previous forum members and I'm very glad its now mine to be preserved further. Its in excellent mechanical condition and has a lovely motor rebuild by Bill Noble. I was even able to just switch on the heater on my way home. 8)


Here are a few pics from last weekend when I went to take a look at it.

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It was from upcountry, Parys originally I believe, but its previous owner had just moved to the Cape, so that saved me a trip up to JHB. It was just a lovely 160km away and we took the scenic road back along the coast. It really drives well.

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More detailed pics to follow soon.



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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Terry Phillips » Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:53 pm

Nice find and a real nice condition.

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Bugger » Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:13 am

I know the bus
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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Eugene » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:40 am

Lekker Sean!
You can never have enough Garages :-(

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by freddiebooysen » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:49 am

Congrats. Very nice bus !




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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by retrovan » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:05 am

Well done Sean, now if you ask nicely, I could come down with my trusty Grinder , and do some "Upgrades".

For you.... it will be free of charge,

Hey, what are friends for

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by sean » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:19 am

Eugene wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:40 am
Lekker Sean!
Hey, this is your fault. You came and showed up with that lovely original single cab and I made a mistake not to buy it. Then you come and carry on about this lovely original fleetline you had seen...

I couldn't make the same mistake again :(

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Eugene » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:31 am

;-)
You can never have enough Garages :-(

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by sean » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:35 am

retrovan wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:05 am
Well done Sean, now if you ask nicely, I could come down with my trusty Grinder , and do some "Upgrades".

For you.... it will be free of charge,

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Herman

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Grinder man, we not going to go down that road...:shock:

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by jolas » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:59 am

Congrats old boy !!!
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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by retrovan » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:03 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Well its still a mighty nice find, well done.

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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Rowan » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:24 pm

Bus looks awesome, congrats bud
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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Donovan D » Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:45 am

Congrats Sean, great looking bus.
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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by Terry Phillips » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:50 am

Sean at the car wash on a Sunday or should I say the car wash at Seans place on Sunday.
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Re: My blue 1975 Fleetline bus

Post by splitbusahollic » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:29 am

Well Done !! Nice Bus :hangloose: :hangloose:
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