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by jrt
03 Jan 2021, 17:49
Forum: Restoration and Major Repairs
Topic: Big Blue Van - Full Restoration
Replies: 26
Views: 792

Re: Big Blue Van - Full Restoration

Pressing the like button doesn’t do you justice really, need a 😲 wow button.
David.
by jrt
30 Dec 2020, 17:56
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Clutch issue: spongey and leak underneath
Replies: 16
Views: 397

Re: Clutch issue: spongey and leak underneath

I have had a BW one on for a few years without any mither apart from a split rubber boot. As for replacing it just give all the nuts and bolts a good brush and spray with plus gas. I had to take mine off with the copper pipe attached and undo it in the vice on the bench but it’s fairly straightforwa...
by jrt
17 Dec 2020, 22:28
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Rear Trailing Arm refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: Rear Trailing Arm refurbishment

On mine i was putting air in the tyre and just saw a blob on the arm so decided to pick it ... the rest is history.
David.
by jrt
17 Dec 2020, 21:43
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Rear Trailing Arm refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: Rear Trailing Arm refurbishment

Well it’s a bit of a can of worms this old conundrum. Some will say scrap it as you will have rot inside you can’t see and it is an mot fail if the repair is visible. Others will say weld it. I had a hole in mine earlier this year and replaced it with a very good second hand one( i bought a pair)off...
by jrt
29 Nov 2020, 14:50
Forum: Campers
Topic: Alternatives to Fiamma sun shade
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Alternatives to Fiamma sun shade

The Fiamma can take a bit of abuse too, just remember to anchor it down from the legs as well as the feet.
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David.
by jrt
29 Nov 2020, 14:38
Forum: Campers
Topic: Alternatives to Fiamma sun shade
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Alternatives to Fiamma sun shade

😂 that was us at Deva Dubs the other year. Ed forgot to tilt it to one side before going to bed. No damage done once the water was pushed out.
David.
by jrt
22 Nov 2020, 16:50
Forum: Campers
Topic: Fiamma awning/Sun shade
Replies: 4
Views: 234

Re: Fiamma awning/Sun shade

Plenty to choose from, we have a 3m roll out bag awning. The bag slides into a c channel attached just above the gutter.Image
David.
by jrt
22 Nov 2020, 16:44
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: New Warning light - What's this one?
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: New Warning light - What's this one?

Check your tank with the sensor in it because it might be low,resulting in the prongs not being in the coolant as you go up the hill. As for the other thing , sounds like crappy wiring but i don’t do electrickery.
David.
by jrt
21 Nov 2020, 19:56
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: New Warning light - What's this one?
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Re: New Warning light - What's this one?

Glow plug light.
David.
by jrt
19 Nov 2020, 07:11
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Chips & scratches
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Chips & scratches

I have used one on my red scooter and it did a good job. I was quite surprised as it has a white undercoat. I bought it about 2 years ago but didn’t pay that much for it, under a tenner.
David.
by jrt
17 Nov 2020, 20:16
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Car stereo recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 2847

Re: Car stereo recommendations

Cheap and cheerful bluetooth job of eBay for £14, fits in the dash snuggly.ImageImage
David.
by jrt
09 Nov 2020, 10:58
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: What's this in the floor of my van?
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: What's this in the floor of my van?

I have the same size hole in my floor by the sliding door. It originally had a Carver heater attached to the cupboard behind the passenger seat.
David.
by jrt
06 Nov 2020, 12:15
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Coolant level dropping but no visible leaks
Replies: 17
Views: 555

Re: Coolant level dropping but no visible leaks

Bin it and buy a new one.
David.