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griff
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PostSubject: four king van   Mon Jun 18, 2007 10:12 pm

started the engine change tonight when i got home from work. were easier than i thought all bolts/nuts jubille clips came undone still have all fingers knuckles intact,used a ratchet strap, trolly jack and a big helping of gravity as the strap decided to give up affraid


a bit of cleaning in here to be done






don't think it will go back as easy does anyone have an engine lift i could use one evening would be greatly appreciated Question afro afro


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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Mon Jun 18, 2007 10:21 pm

Nice one cant help you with a hoist though dont need them with a bug lol!

why you take the engine out then for a scooby convertion Wink
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Mon Jun 18, 2007 10:41 pm

nah can't afford to that at the moment, a head gasket has gone keeps over heating blows all that brown sh1t out the expansion bottle that then some how gets covered over the back window.
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Mon Jun 18, 2007 10:43 pm

Good luck dude im shore you will have it sorted soon Wink
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Tue Jun 19, 2007 10:51 am

you wanna slap an aircooled in it Griff!! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Tue Jun 19, 2007 12:24 pm

what and lose the decent heater lol!
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Tue Jun 19, 2007 6:18 pm

griff wrote:
what and lose the decent heater lol!

hey! i'l have you know my heater is very.....er....crap Laughing

Good point, well made lol!

I think the van should be called Jaws cos the plate is GWS....great white shark!!! Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Tue Jun 19, 2007 8:46 pm

the four king


















the fourking thing needs fixing again lol!
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Tue Jun 19, 2007 8:47 pm

lol! lol! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:13 pm

that it defo called the four king(s) van engine all back in this afternoon new plugs, cap, arm gear box oil, starter bush oil an filters. hours spent trying to start, nothing No sparks there changed the fuel pump got fuel but the dizzy is lose confused so going try tomorrow again. any one got a timing light to set it once it starts sunny
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:28 am

Hope you get it running buddy...
I've got a timing light dude. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Jun 24, 2007 10:31 am

thecrewkid wrote:
Hope you get it running buddy...
I've got a timing light dude. Wink

any chance you could bring it with you friday. should be able to run it down to sea front.
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:03 am

Yeah mate no probs Wink
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:06 pm

yeah got it to start Laughing eventually Exclamation changed the carb and it started
filled it with water and it poured straight out the bottom confused
new water pump last year (may be the one before that) i put on done, 5 miles before i broke that van took the engine out and stored it, the seals are shot in it. water was coming out as fast as i could pour it in No
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Thu Jul 12, 2007 6:35 pm

got the electrical thing sorted wednesday night could have been the coil, the wires to it or the carb, took it to pieces and cleaned it started straight away so not sure which sorted it put it goes now afro
also changed the seats,got these from a saab 9000,
for the bargin price of a tenner each sunny
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:02 pm

Glad you got the problem sorted in the end mate...

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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Thu Jul 12, 2007 10:52 pm

Love the seats Griff, a tenner each is a bloody bargain, I am on the look out for some next afro
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:55 am

What sort of seats are you looking for dude??

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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Aug 12, 2007 8:20 pm

only just seen your page van looks cool afro

the future is definatlely wedged shaped bounce
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:57 pm

found the keys yesterday cheers couldn't find the batterys which i took to start the bug in december so that must have been the last time i started it. got a battery from my brothers and it fired up first time punk so i started the clean up polishing off the black run marks from the window rubbers and clearing out the crap from the inside. will tax it tomorrow more cleaning. and hopefully get gearbox back soon
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:53 pm

changed the alternator today that packed up on the way back from plymfest Sleep these jobs can't be rushed. have got the recond gearbox back just sat on the shed floor waiting to be fitted Like a Star @ heaven
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:15 pm

wahed it today before the bristol cruise, the green stuff growing on the roof wasn't weed No
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:45 pm

seeing as loads of peeps are working really hard on projcets at the moment i decided to








wash the van again today, thats twice in 3 months Shocked

and a special treat of hover all the sand and wood out of the inside.

the gutting thing is it ran bloody great today Shocked and it didn't lose any water
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:48 pm

its mending itself Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: four king van   Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:52 pm

probably limescaled up Suspect
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