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Road Rage
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PostSubject: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptySat Jul 11, 2009 12:41 pm

Just over a year ago, I bought an aussie import bay. Then I sold the Baja to help finance it! Due to having next to zero free time I decided against doing any work myself. It has been in Classy Campers since March and after going way over budget and a couple of months late, it has finally been painted! They have done a first rate job and I'm really pleased with the new colour scheme. The van still needs refitting and the race is on to get it ready for dubs at the castle. I will post some pics as soon as I can. I will also be able to attend some club meets again soon!
For those of you going to caldicot, you are welcome to have a nose but I wont be in club camping, so I will find you!
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptySat Jul 11, 2009 1:44 pm

cool get some pics up Wink

there is no club camp for dubs at the castle so will prob be spread out lol
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptySat Jul 11, 2009 5:16 pm

just goes to show how out of touch i am lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 3:34 pm

wasnt sure where to start, its a daunting project even when a bodyshop has done all the hard work. I had decided that I didnt want a show winner, just a useable van. first thing was to remove the tired door cards
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and replace them with these


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i also fitted new panels to the sliding door, opposite the sliding door, both sides of the rear seat and behind the bulkheads

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 3:41 pm

i have now decided to stop work on the interior until the headliner is done as there isn't one at the mo.
there were a few little jobs to do to keep me busy.
i replaced the tungsten headlight bulbs for halogen, fitted door switches and wired in the courtesy light, got the dash illumination and accessory voltmeter working. The door locks were stripped and the tumblers replaced so one key now does all locks.
New cv boots fitted to both driveshafts
Bay Resto PA080111
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 3:52 pm

i then had a crazy idea...
lets try and get the heater working as there isnt one at the mo.
achieving proper heat seems to be a bit of a holy grail for vw's.
so i thought there must be some things missing as there is absolutely no heat.
first thing i noticed was the blower was missing
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so i got this off flea bay for £30
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i had to make a small loom from the blower to the relay as it was missing
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then just bolt it all up and fit the air hoses

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the rubber seals where the hoses go throught the tinware are long gone so i put some fabric tape around the bottom edge until the seals arrive
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 4:01 pm

so now the blower is fitted, i rigged it to run constantly. still no air coming out of the vents though.
porbably because of this...

Knackered o/s heat exchanger
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rotten heater pipes

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the control valves are ok and move freely but the cable clamps are missing.

so now i am waiting for parts again
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Bay Resto Empty
PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 6:32 pm

fair play nothing like being able to defost a cold windscreen in winter ,keep us posted wit progress dude
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 7:50 pm

Mmmmmmm heat!!! I had some exchangers put on the Notch but hadn't got round to connecting the pipes up.
I am looking at ordering a Turbo Thomas exhaust now though so will either run with zero heating or try and locate a type 3 6v Eberspacher....

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My Ride(s) : 1972 Westy Camper Van, 09 Newbie 1.9tdi, Audi A4 B7 S-line
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyThu Oct 08, 2009 8:16 pm

Zero heating is the way forward!


Baja, looks like your having fun under the van!

I went the Turbo Thomas route and stripped out all my heating etc. mainly due to cost and how nice the new zorst looked. Smile

Maybe look at a heatsource propex one.. then pipe it into the remains of the old system..
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyFri Oct 09, 2009 10:54 am

work has slowed right down at the mo so i have been using the time to work on the van (and getting paid for it!!!)

a mate of mine gave me a Ring split charge relay f.o.c. so as i am waiting parts for the heater i thought i would fit the split charge.
Bay Resto PA080121


after deciding where to mount the relay and battery i loomed the wire for the 2nd battery and 12v engine running live

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fitted the relay by the diagnostic socket

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connected the fused light green to the original battery, the purple trigger wire to the blower fan engine running live, black to earth then cable tied the newly loomed wires to the existing wiring
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then tucked the wiring looms back up above the engine lid.

i found a battery, some terminals and a mounting bracket so i fitted them opposite the original battery. (the block of wood on the battery clamp is temporay till i shorten the clamp)

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Split charge relay, battery and fittings for a grand total....
of NOTHING!!!
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Bay Resto Empty
PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyFri Oct 09, 2009 4:09 pm

I had one of these ......it just kept on blowing the inline fuse
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyTue Jun 07, 2011 8:31 pm

my new parts arrived today
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it has chrome shiny bits on the fascia and a working clock!
the only problem was the mileage was more than on mine. i know mine may have been round the clock a few times but i am on a limited mileage insurance policy.

so....
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out it came

mileage adjusted

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and refitted

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Sometimes even Volkswagen get it a bit wrong the first time

Even split screens had high indicators Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyTue Jun 07, 2011 9:42 pm

You havnt updated this with lowered pics yet ???
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Bay Resto Empty
PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyTue Jun 07, 2011 9:47 pm

Bay Resto P1010011

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyTue Jun 07, 2011 10:08 pm

funking hell hes lost the ladders lmao

cool bay Wink
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Bay Resto Empty
PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyTue Jun 07, 2011 10:35 pm

I keep fogetting to take pics
Front beam adjusters fitted and rear dropped by 1 spline in April this year

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Even split screens had high indicators Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyTue Jun 07, 2011 10:55 pm

you cut off those bump stops yet?
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 7:38 am

yep, all done the week after CTTP

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Sometimes even Volkswagen get it a bit wrong the first time

Even split screens had high indicators Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 11:51 am

also had a new headlining and pop top canvas done earlier this year, not the best pics but here they are
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the bungee has now gone off the skylight and a locking hinge fitted

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Even split screens had high indicators Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 12:07 pm

had a slight oil leak earlier this year too
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Bay Resto Tube2

so out with the push rod tubes
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removed and engine cleaned off a little
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wire brushed
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painted
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fitted
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Sometimes even Volkswagen get it a bit wrong the first time

Even split screens had high indicators Wink

Bay Resto B9d2fd24
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 1:00 pm

booked in for the interior re trim end of july Very Happy

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Sometimes even Volkswagen get it a bit wrong the first time

Even split screens had high indicators Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 5:26 pm

Where have you booked it?
And what is going to be done?
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PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 7:27 pm

i have booked it into an upholsterer we use at work. i am getting the front seats, r&r bed and 9 interior panels done

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Sometimes even Volkswagen get it a bit wrong the first time

Even split screens had high indicators Wink

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Bay Resto Empty
PostSubject: Re: Bay Resto   Bay Resto EmptyWed Jun 08, 2011 9:29 pm

I've found there's an upholsterer in Milton.
I'm going to get my new buddy seat done there so I'll report back how it turns out.

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