Camper Diary

Finally………………..

We finally fitted the two light units to finish off the interior, and made the storage box. We still have the suspension to sort but I am going to park that for a while to see how we get on with the ferry, campsites and the Eurotunnel before we go too low. The shelf...

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Nearly at the Finish Line

We decided to build the second unit so we could install them both together, the second unit assembles very much the same as the first, however the second unit has the hob and the sink in it. The hole for the hob is already cut out, but the hole for the sink is down to...

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Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert One of the things we wanted to do was add front and rear spoilers to our van, for no other reason than we like the style.We also wanted to change the headlights to a more modern LED style and add some LED daytime running lights (DRL's) As a reminder,...

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Rolling on 18’s

We have had a set of alloy wheels in boxes in the front room since November last year, we have put off having them fitted until the current tyres needed replacing. Last week, we had one advisory on the MOT which was for the front tyres, they still had plenty of tread,...

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Curtain Call

Now most of the wiring is done it is time to fit the curtains, we got them frorm https://www.kiravans.co.uk/ They are a very well made piece of kit, the rails are preformed to suit the different window profiles, they are labelled as to which window they fit and...

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Hot Heads

Hot Heads, It has been a while since the last post, Christmas, the cold weather and trying to work out how to achieve what we wanted, got in the way. However, we have now finished the two bar wiring, I did have to call in some professional help as I bottled it when it...

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Shine on

In order to help recharge the leisure battery when we are not on site, we decided on a solar panel install. We liked the idea of a roof mounted panel, but these rely on the van orientation being correct, and no shadows like buildings or trees, so we looked at the...

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Room With a View

Now it was time for the last two windows, well one actually as one was to be a dummy window, to keep the lines of the van symmetrical, we decided we didn't like the finish from the previous window, so we bought some windows trims, this allowed us to cut the windows...

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Misty Eyed

Our van didn't come from fog lights and this was on our list of modifications, so we bought a specific kit for our model of van. It came from Travelinlite  https://travelinlite-transporters.co.uk The kit was very comprehensive and came with a new switch, a relay, a...

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Not Quite a Silver Lining

So after popping our window fitting cherry, it was time to fit some more and do some carpet lining at the same time. Before we fitted them, we had to paint the metalwork behind where the windows will meet black, so this was masked off and painted. Fitting the...

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