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Mission

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Rebuilding the Moke in lockdown
« on: April 18, 2020, 08:53:04 PM »
This is my first go at adding photos.    I have been very busy rebuilding the 79 model for the last 10 months and thought I would show you something that probably most Australian moke owners have not seen. While working in the shed with welders and angle grinders making new floors and dash panel.








I keep getting a couple of visitors looking in. The chicks are now coming so close that I have to stop the angle grinder because it is throwing sparks over the heads of the chicks. I don't mind the chicks coming and checking my work but definitely don't want mum any closer.



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Re: Rebuilding the Moke in lockdown
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2020, 09:11:30 PM »
Well you've done well with the pics  ;)
I really like your dash work, Nice  8) Lokking foreward to seeing it all when its finished, it will look really good.

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Re: Rebuilding the Moke in lockdown
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2020, 10:00:07 PM »
Hi Steam,  Are they Cassowaries, they have a reputation for being a bit nasty don't they?  I think you can keep them, i'll take the snakes over them any day.

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Re: Rebuilding the Moke in lockdown
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2020, 03:05:30 PM »
Yes they are cassowaries and you are correct, can be very dangerous particularly with chicks. but I prefer that to Taipans under the bench. We are used to having the cassowary around but I am puzzled at them being so  inquisitive with the noise of the angle grinder. Should have the moke up to the paint stage in another month or so of lock down.

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Re: Rebuilding the Moke in lockdown
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2020, 08:16:19 PM »
I feel your pain replacing floor and other rusted parts.
I do like your dash set up, I am almost to that stage now deciding which way to go as I haven’t got much room behind the middle of the car as the Webber air cleaner cutout has protruded inside.
Any chance of a couple more pics of the dash from the side as well.
Also are you fitting a heater box ?

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Re: Rebuilding the Moke in lockdown
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2020, 10:05:19 PM »
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No need for a heater up here, I will post more photos of the dash etc when I have painted it. I searched around a bit to find an Android head unit that would fit in there without hitting the wiper drive arm - no chance with a Webber.