The extension of our 1971 Bedford chassis starts today. The metalwork has been fabricated and laid into position.
We are looking to re-use the tow bar on the extension piece so extra strengthening bars are being made up to help counter balance the weight.
A further strengthening bar is being fabricated as we speak which at present has prevented us from fitting up the tow bar. That hasn’t stopped us from stripping the chassis to remove all debris and applying a detailed level of under seal.
The under-seal acts as a protective layer around the chassis of the truck. It is a thick resilient coating used to protect against impact damage from small stones, which would rapidly chip ordinary paint, allowing rusting to begin