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by bobassel
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350 and the work goes on !

Hi (GPA) friends, Holiday for me and the work goes on at GPA 12350. Made a lot of progress the last weeks lol I installed a not original extra 12 volt electric bilge pump, http://i.imgur.com/uaS9FG8l.jpg Also an extra brake-booster, also not original, but the GPA is 500 kg heavier than a normal Jeep...
by bobassel
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Wanted or for sale
Topic: GPA parts for sale original
Replies: 1
Views: 5456

GPA parts for sale original

These parts are for sale;
asking price: € 150 Albert Wijker Netherlands.
0651802824 Egmond aan Zee.
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by bobassel
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

The finish line is in sight lol I installed the original engine in the hull / frame and made it work. I had a lot of problems with pressure group and clutch plate cry Both items seem to have a problem world wide. A lot of aftermarkt parts have a unknown quality problem. You don't know which / what i...
by bobassel
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Yes !!!

Man o man I am glad. That's where friends are for sunny My good American friend David arranged a NOS Two way bilge valve for me. My good british friend Bob arrange the front rope guide for me. Thank you guys. My list is becomming short now.( and I don't mind lol) http://i.imgur.com/4RZ1HWCl.jpg Bob
by bobassel
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Serial nbr & owners list.
Topic: Restoration of GPA 7757
Replies: 22
Views: 14703

Re: Restoration of GPA 7757

Hi John, I operate as the speaksmen from Rick lol He asked me to put some pictures on the forum for your question. As you can see, the angle is different from the GPW version. You need this because otherwise you will have a problem with fitting the engine. http://i.imgur.com/7R9ND0Zl.jpg http://i.im...
by bobassel
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

last leak test and building up! So, after filling the tub several times with water, every time with a higher level, finaly no leaks lol Last saturday the last test with the vehicle in the water, deeper, and with water pressure from the outside. Some leaks appeared, but only drops, and they are all r...
by bobassel
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Serial nbr & owners list.
Topic: Last finishing work on Australian Ford GPA 7349
Replies: 0
Views: 7300

Last finishing work on Australian Ford GPA 7349

At request of Rick Edwards of Australia some pictures of his GPA 7349 that is under restauration. GPA 7349 has the ARN (Australian registration number) 130476. Rick has an other GPA and a great GPA lover. http://i.imgur.com/sYED5ogl.jpg http://i.imgur.com/y24NUJXl.gif http://i.imgur.com/ywXRobMl.jpg...
by bobassel
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

Saturday I had my first dive try out. All went well, but as to be expected, a lot of leaks :( I was better if I filled the hull with water at home and see where the leaks were. Anyway, she didn't sink joker Coming saturday, Ad and I will fill at my place and fill the tub with water and do the repair...
by bobassel
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Old,original GPA pictures in action etc
Topic: Some new picture discoveries of Dutch Army GPA's
Replies: 0
Views: 11088

Some new picture discoveries of Dutch Army GPA's

Hi friends, I am glad that I can share some interesting Ford GPA pictures with you. I got permission to put these on the Forum. It prooves that the Dutch army had a lot of GPA's after the war. They are probably GPA's from the left over material that the Canadians left here. I also have some pictures...
by bobassel
Tue Apr 21, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

"On it's own feet again" lol Hi guys, here an update of GPA 12350. It all goes very fast these days. I worked hard to finish all the work on the axles, and made all the connections. Installed all castle nuts, and installed all cotter pins. Than the shocks with rubber bushings and cotter pins. Brake ...
by bobassel
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Repro parts, adresses & manufactors
Topic: Dean Harvey productions
Replies: 0
Views: 7910

Dean Harvey productions

Hi friends,
Good news!, Dean Harvey is starting again with GPA parts production.
After the fire he had in his company, he is now back again for production.
Let me know in this topic what body parts / sheet material you need.
Bob
by bobassel
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

Pleasant work lol Because of Corona, (luckely I am ok, sorry for people who are infected), the works on GPA 12350 goes much faster than I expected. Still some work on my regular job, but a lot of hours at home. The complete dash unit is ready with metal work and correct painted. So I started with in...
by bobassel
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: GPA events
Topic: Amphib 2020 international
Replies: 2
Views: 6904

Re: Amphib 2020 international

Unfortunately cry
Amphib Italy is canceled because of Corona.
Bob
(Maybe ?? Austria)
by bobassel
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

"The wedding took place" lol Hi friends, Yes !!, the wedding took place, the frame went into the hull for permanent. I lowered the frame and all fitted without any troubles. Now I am working hard to install all bolts and nuts to sucure the frame to the hull. All brackets are installed with a rubber ...
by bobassel
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Amphibian Jeep ford GPA g504
Topic: GPA 12350
Replies: 42
Views: 33086

Re: GPA 12350

"Paint it black " lol Hi guys, Al lot of work has been done, and the metal work is finished sunny The finish work and vision work is done with a friend who is good to put some plaster on the hull. Now that is finished, I used a solvend to remove all silicones, dirt and grease before spraying. I used...