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Posted: 02.08.2019  ·  #1041
Do away with them connections & solder them to avoid similar in the future,
Get a bit of heavy heat shrink to give a nice finish 👍🏻


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Posted: 14.08.2019  ·  #1043
Shiny new wheel trims! Changes the look of the van completely as the wheels were hand painted

 


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Posted: 14.08.2019  ·  #1045
got two new leisure batteries as I had issues of the old ones not keeping up under load


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Posted: 14.08.2019  ·  #1046
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Cool! love your van.


I had them for a year and finally got around to fitting them.

Thanks - 2 little people who are fans of the van there too. In fact, they're rapidly becoming not-so-little so the next big job will be some interior rearranging to give them new sleeping areas. Currently set up as a 3 berth but hoping to make it into 5 :D


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Posted: 14.08.2019  ·  #1047
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Shiny new wheel trims! Changes the look of the van completely as the wheels were hand painted

 



Those two we lads are loving every minute of it and rightly so, make every minute of it count as it goes by so quickly.

And yes those wheel trims really make a big difference.


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Posted: 14.08.2019  ·  #1048
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Shiny new wheel trims! Changes the look of the van completely as the wheels were hand painted

 



Fine wagon, a bit bigger than that Trooper you had in the past :up:


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Posted: 14.08.2019  ·  #1049
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got two new leisure batteries as I had issues of the old ones not keeping up under load


What did you go for?


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Posted: 15.08.2019  ·  #1050
I was tempted to say rectangular ones, but I got Bosch L5013’s the same as the Varta LFD90’s worked out at £105 each from Eurocarparts, Tanya Batteries were similar price for the Varta but didn’t know how long it would take them to get here as the last one I got from the, took over a week (Hermes fault)


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Posted: 20.08.2019  ·  #1051
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Those two we lads are loving every minute of it and rightly so, make every minute of it count as it goes by so quickly.

And yes those wheel trims really make a big difference.


Thanks - it's a noisy beast, which just adds to the craic for them :)


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Posted: 20.08.2019  ·  #1052
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Fine wagon, a bit bigger than that Trooper you had in the past :up:


Ah, I miss that Trooper! I'd buy it back tomorrow if I could. Still yearn for a 4x4 camper, though there's more than 2 of us now so we might need a bigger boat :D https://www.expedition-trucks….ion-camper


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Posted: 20.08.2019  ·  #1053
Got Matilda ready for her Medical on Thursday morning, couple of shiny new rear lenses, a bulb, and a new wiper. swapped out the gas bottles and checked the EHU leads getting her ready for France in 3 weeks. gave her a spin down to Arklow to make sure I could drive it, then got Susie to drive back to Wicklow.


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Posted: 22.08.2019  ·  #1054
Used the shiny new levellers for first time


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Posted: 22.08.2019  ·  #1055
Gave her a big hug cause she passed
I'm sure the people passing taught I'd lost it.
Taking her out to dinner in greystones tomorrow , I know we only live 2km away, but drink driving and its cheaper then taxis.


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Posted: 23.09.2019  ·  #1056
Not to the Motorhome but for the Motorhome....

I wanted to be able to park MH in my garden, I have a fairly large concrete bay but needed to gain a few more feet to be able to reverse right back and in a bit from the footpath. I decided need's must so knocked out a section of rear wall and built up a new retaining walled section behind it. Filled it in with the rubble and hardcore... Ready for concrete..


 


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Posted: 23.09.2019  ·  #1057
I had decking in front of door and window but replacing with a concrete slab ( in front of doorway ) and will put some crushed stone in front of window area...


 


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Concrete in and new walls plastered, I also re-used the cappings and cut to fit new layout...

 




 


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Living on a hill make's a straight forward job a bit long winded but I want a level parking area for the MH....

Need to get some nice coloured crushed stone for the area below new walled section and job done!

 


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Posted: 23.09.2019  ·  #1060
Nice job.

Can you service the engine from underneath if you drive up to the edge!! :fgrin:


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Nice job.

Can you service the engine from underneath if you drive up to the edge!! :fgrin:


Would be a tad hairy trying that...Knowing my luck my foot would slip when hitting the brakes and disaster! o.O

Ideal though for job's on the rear overhang :D


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Think I'd be putting in a couple of bump stops so you know where the tail end is in relation the house. So no mistake .


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Posted: 23.09.2019  ·  #1063
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Think I'd be putting in a couple of bump stops so you know where the tail end is in relation the house. So no mistake .


Yes Martin....Great idea :up:


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Posted: 30.09.2019  ·  #1065
After being away in london all last week ,turned the heating on in the van


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Posted: 03.10.2019  ·  #1066
Got width markers put on at the rear. The MH failed the MOT because it didn’t have these. It was never picked up on MOT before it has to be fitted to vehicles over 2.1m


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Loaded it for Carlingford Fresh water, beer, change of clothes. Done


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Loaded her up for our first maiden trip only thing to do is get beer most important


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All ready for Carlingford if I can get Liz sorted out? 😂


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Collected from the mechanics, new rear shock absorbers and more importantly cvrt pass certificate 😀


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Loaded it for Carlingford Fresh water, beer, change of clothes. Done


Ditto and collected a very expensive relay.


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Had waxoyl treatment carried out on van by Ally. Great job


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Posted: 09.10.2019  ·  #1073
Peeled off our various MHC stickers with hair dryer hopefully will restick on new MH.
Starting to box up contents it is amazing how much you accumulate over a few years - find things you lost.


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Peeled off our various MHC stickers with hair dryer hopefully will restick on new MH.



Leave them on!!! the next person might join.


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Posted: 09.10.2019  ·  #1075
Yep, it happens.

 


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Posted: 09.10.2019  ·  #1076
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Yep, it happens.

 



I like the solid fuel stove pipe will it retract :-/ :lol:


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Spotted this guy with a wood burning stove at Meribel


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Posted: 09.10.2019  ·  #1078
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I like the solid fuel stove pipe will it retract :-/ :lol:


Ooh aye, meanwhile inside....

 

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Posted: 14.11.2019  ·  #1079
Came by some of these LED modules (they come in a strip of about 50 for backlighting signs)



So decided to try convert some the fluorescent light fittings



Pretty happy with the three I did 😀

 


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