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Forum: Projects and Restorations 17-02-2018, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Chino
Following the Wales trip the van was due a good...

Following the Wales trip the van was due a good clean up. Cue Autosmart fallout on the wheels, BH Autofoam as a pre wash, Autobrite Purple Velvet for shampoo and a dry down with a spritz of Megs Last...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Well I actually got chance to get out and use the...

Well I actually got chance to get out and use the van the last few days :)

Went camping around Snowdonia. Was pretty cold but the scenery was awesome and the propex kept us very cosy at night.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
This is it, I bought this van with very little...

This is it, I bought this van with very little paperwork and just went off my knowledge. So the I knew the body work and mechanicals were decent, but my knowledge of gas etc. is very limited, so well...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-02-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
OK, CO2 sensor and new fire extinguisher on...

OK, CO2 sensor and new fire extinguisher on order. The mains charger doesn't worry me too much for now, and the knob for the skylight is in storage in the van. Nice to know it's all safe bar those...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-02-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
It's being added as part of the check up etc,...

It's being added as part of the check up etc, definitely the responsible thing to do, and something I've not really seen discussed much on the VW forums I've been frequenting, makes me wonder how...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-02-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Van is currently in for a Habitation check. Not...

Van is currently in for a Habitation check. Not the cheapest of things, in fact the money would nicely see to my ARB powerflex kit, and possibly the steel braided brake flexi's I've been eyeing...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
couldn't find my vernier calipers, so old school...

couldn't find my vernier calipers, so old school method of measuring for what ARB bushes I needed....
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-02-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Small parts delivery.... When my van was in...

Small parts delivery....

When my van was in for work last week it was noted that the mounting for the carb was split and leaky. So a new flange was ordered. Also, the ignition switch is somewhat...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-02-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Finally got a bit more done :) The van had...

Finally got a bit more done :)

The van had picked up a scratch on the rear quarter where my other half had had a mishap reverse parking. I took this to my friends bodyshop and got it sorted out:
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 13-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Finally got round to doing a really small job...

Finally got round to doing a really small job I've been meaning to for ages, fit a door lock rod(my drivers side was missing).
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Cheers, yeah my thoughts are if I'm driving it to...

Cheers, yeah my thoughts are if I'm driving it to Slovenia and back i may as well make it as good to drive as I can!
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-01-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Finally got the paint for the rear quarter repair...

Finally got the paint for the rear quarter repair :)

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Rosy%20the%20T3/3EE58C8A-4052-4C0E-95D6-36CA4398F634_zps1xxa3rsx.jpg
Forum: Projects and Restorations 09-01-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Treated the van to some Powerflex bushes for the...

Treated the van to some Powerflex bushes for the steering rack mount. This is apparently a 'must do' mod for these as the old ones tend to let the rack move and create 'shimmy' Will probably take to...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-01-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Need to take some photos, but I got the final...

Need to take some photos, but I got the final curtains fitted this weekend :)

Whilst having a dig around I also noticed a smell of gas, so I thought I'd renew a few fittings.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 03-01-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Next job...Biofuel proof fuel hose :) ...

Next job...Biofuel proof fuel hose :)

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Rosy%20the%20T3/E06B182A-58F7-4124-AF31-225AFEBE8C54_zpsfaytqrwo.jpg...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-01-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Screws maybe, but plates are going nowhere,...

Screws maybe, but plates are going nowhere, they're the original dealer ones ;)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-01-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Boring update without pictures... changed both...

Boring update without pictures... changed both front tyres today,also changed the spare tyre. Apparently it was marked 1994! I also fixed the reverse lights... by cleaning contacts and reconnecting...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 30-12-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
They're a tricky one to get good pics of. So...

They're a tricky one to get good pics of.

So here's the sliding door Van-X blackout curtains finished:
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-12-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Funny you should ask, I've been working on...

Funny you should ask, I've been working on fitting black out curtains. I've got 3.5 done. Got the van dividing one up, the curtain over sink and job done:
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-12-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
I did some more reading today and I'm wondering...

I did some more reading today and I'm wondering if it requires a spacer, or it may be seating too far into the housing causing it to be 'on'. I'm wondering if it was fine whilst clutch was worn but...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-12-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
New clutch went in yesterday, bite point feels a...

New clutch went in yesterday, bite point feels a lot better now as you would expect. My friend sent me a few in-progress pics:
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Well we got the old girl home. It's almost like a...

Well we got the old girl home. It's almost like a right of passage for old vws getting a ride on the flat bed! The RAC man was a top fella, had a great chat about travelling around Europe etc.
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Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
A long running joke me and my friends have,...

A long running joke me and my friends have, public fingerings! It knows I love it really :)
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-12-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 25,337
Posted By Chino
Well I knew the clutch was getting bit low on the...

Well I knew the clutch was getting bit low on the van and had planned to get a new one in the new year...apparently the van had other ideas and wants me to accelerate the process!
Awaiting RAC as I...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-12-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 226,038
Posted By Chino
I've been umming and arring for a while in all...

I've been umming and arring for a while in all honesty, not used the car as much this year and looking like I would even less next year...we all know the worst thing you can do is leave an old car...
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