Member's Restoration Stories

Restoration of a 1950 BT8 Brockhouse trailer

The start...

One delivery of a rather sad trailer
The day the Brockhouse arrived at its new home
The day the Brockhouse arrived at its new home
Rather rottern but repairable mudguards
Original 3 pin electric trailer socket holder
Early type handbrake - rusted solid but complete
Rotted spring clamps. Scratch built ones were made
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The restoration...

Let the restoration begin. One new rear door made from scratch
New rear door pins made
Front panel repaired
Front panel with 'let in' original panel into a new steel surround
Side panels rivetted into place
Repaired mudguards trial fitted to body tub
Rear lamp brackets being fabricated
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The rebuild...

Repainted spring being assembled
Axle rebuilt
Brakes rebuilt
Finished rear lights and indicators
Finished front
Finished rear
Rear door trailgate providing a handy shelf
First time hitched to the Series 2 after it's resurrection
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