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sundialsoft

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:41 pm

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@sundialsoft wrote:
Took Sadie to the local stables yesterday to get a trailer of horse manure for the garden. Never towed anything before so I was feeling proud and manly to have achieved this tiny thing.

Our vans take to pulling a trailer very well.  The one thing I keep forgetting to attach each time is that mini flag-pole so I can see that the trailer is still following me in the rear view mirror! lol!

I thought that very thing, a flag would be really helpful.

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:56 pm

I use a pole that is designed to go on the back of a bike.
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:15 am

You in Australia Tony? It's upside down on my phone !
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:59 pm

Brake linkage bolt freed up.
Connected a Ctek charger to my leisure battery from my garage.
If I drive off before disconnecting it just pops off
But am I likely to do such a thing? Embarassed
Couldn't get the top bolt undone on the steering box to top up the fluid though Evil or Very Mad

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:28 pm

Picked Tango up from Brand Autos having had a full service and stainless Longlife exhaust fitted.

Next stop, Spaceroofs. alien

Any pic's of the longlife exhaust , we need to have one fitted in a few months Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:47 pm

What condition is Tango’s fuel filler pipe, or has it been replaced?
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:19 pm

@harryhornet wrote:
What condition is Tango’s fuel filler pipe, or has it been replaced?

I noticed this was cracking when I was checking Tango out pre-purchase. Replaced by PB today. study

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:46 pm

Nice dry morning so took it out for a quick spin.
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:48 pm

@Dee James wrote:
Nice dry morning so took it out for a quick spin.

I did the same!
Not been out in Eddie for 3 months and he started first time. Went for a lovely long drive and got the oil pumping around the engine.
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:32 pm

@harryhornet wrote:
@Dee James wrote:
Nice dry morning so took it out for a quick spin.

I did the same!
Not been out in Eddie for 3 months and he started first time. Went for a lovely long drive and got the oil pumping around the engine.

Mine had been standing for at least a couple of months, fired first time. Only had time for a quick drive check the tire pressures etc.
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:23 pm

@Dee James wrote:
@harryhornet wrote:
@Dee James wrote:
Nice dry morning so took it out for a quick spin.

I did the same!
Not been out in Eddie for 3 months and he started first time. Went for a lovely long drive and got the oil pumping around the engine.

Mine had been standing for at least a couple of months, fired first time. Only had time for a quick drive check the tire pressures etc.

Don't panic if you only do short runs in this cold and find a load of mayonnaise type goo in the oil filler neck - it's purely condensation. On a watercooled it would mean a blown head gasket!!

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:10 am

thanks for the heads up Tim
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:28 pm

Picked van up from Neil's at Lite steer drove home (309miles) absolutely delighted, cannot put into words the difference it is to drive. Highly recommend Neil at Litesteer for all you steering needs, water pipes and most VW issues. Tim
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:44 pm

Picked Tango up from Spaceroofs - now a full on 4 berth campervan!!

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:04 am

Hope to see Tango 'in the flesh' some time during the season Smile

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:15 pm

Cheating a bit as it was yesterday but gave him a good wash and took the back lights off to give the lenses a good clean up. Should have done before and after pictures as the difference was huge!
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:34 pm

We have a spare pair of back-light lenses. So change them over often and have plenty of time to clean up the dirty ones. However, even with new rubber seals on the housing there is always green growth inside the lens. Any tips to stop this?
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:36 pm

I have drilled small holes at the bottom of the lenses to let the water out. Tim
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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:23 pm

Scooby had a mini internal spring clean and we changed the dehumidifier Smile

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:57 pm

Now that Tallulah has finally stopped pretending to be an expensive yellange shed, she took us for a ride to collect some bits and pieces for a few DIY jobs in the new house.

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:21 pm

Had a day out at St Andrews then a wee hot chocolate to warm up

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:30 am

Not technically on the van but we got new garage doors fitted so she can go to bed in the dry Smile


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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:02 pm

Photographed them. Cool

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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:34 pm

Ditto.


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PostSubject: Re: What did you do to your VW today?   Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:39 pm

@TimV wrote:
Ditto.


if I could work from home that's exactly how I would do it
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