Painting of the Pievan shell firstly started with a nice coat of Nitromors.
This does give a nice textured finish, sadly it does sting if you touch the bodywork and would not be favourite with anyone in the car behind you having bits of your fizzing paint hitting them !
Shell looking mostly bare, waiting for a bit of rubbing...
Now for the colour choice...
At Mitp45 we took a few pictures of various 'classic' colours as inspiration for the van...
Looks like something grey would give a nice 'commercial' look, just to be a bit understated ;-)
So the shell was etch primed to a nice matt green colour. Maybe almond green would have been nice after all ?
But as we had already bought the paint, the grey want on.
The interior looks nice and clean, just waiting for nice simple centre binnacle.
Although the shell is waterproofed, there is still quite a bit of work to do to tidy up the rough filling a previous owner did on the de-seam.
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