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i found out what the fancy gaer lever is  fitted to and i should be able to get some second hand ones

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rowlesy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Mar 17 at 17:13
Originally posted by nick1973 nick1973 wrote:

i found out what the fancy gaer lever is  fitted to and i should be able to get some second hand ones



Oooh sounds interesting I've got one out of a Vauxhall combined van that looks like a likely candidate.....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lits Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Mar 17 at 22:05

Watching this with interest hope you go for the 1.8t engine, it'll be a great conversion.

Had several mk4 golfs with the engine in. Have you decided on which engine code you are going for? or are you waiting for the right donor to come along?


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I'm thinking early a4, a6 or passat mounted at 50° with diesel sump.
150bhp which is plenty on a standardish gearbox.
Should be a nice conversion, especially if I can keep it under the hatch.

The aim is to keep the dg going for the summer I'd I can and spend time collecting parts.
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The Redstone spray shop has been in full operation today. Borrowed heaters on full:



It's like Christmas unwrapping it!




It needs a good buff up, and the doors, engine hatch and side covers doing, looks like rain tomorrow, so probably not possible this weekend

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Looks smart, good work

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Titus A Duxass Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Mar 17 at 14:43
Nice, what paint did you use and what have you for a spray gun?
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It's a Non-isocyanate 2 pack with a cheapish Italian HVLP spray gun.
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Cheers.
I've never used the non-iso 2k, was it relatively easy to spray?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote fufflenarnia Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Mar 17 at 07:13
Yes, it has come out well. 3 coats and it's got a good shine. It dties slower than standard 2 pack, but without the cyanide, I can't say I noticed the difference. I'll flat it and machine polish it and it should look good.

I've done cellulose before and that was harder to get a good finish, 2 pack is easier.
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It's been a nice warm day, so I've painted all the other bits:

And braved fitting them as the weather is crap tomorrow (the paint was a little too soft, so will need a bit of work)


Also stripped the carb, it is running a little better, but still very lumpy. Give me an agg any day!
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Thats looking pretty awesome, just about to start rust repair on that thing of mine. 
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I've had a weekend of tinkering.

New rear shoes, springs and drums - there were chunks missing out of one.

Up front, the Shields had disintegrated off the disks,

Amazingly all the retain screws came out without too much bother.

Next job, seats. I have a nice set from the back of a crysler voyager. I removed all the unnecessary ironwork and set about making a flat surface to bolt the runners onto:


Choppd up the plynth (excess metalwork)

And a bit of butchery and welding:

Fitted.

And refashioned and refitted the plastic bits:
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A little update.

Use a starter solenoid of a agg started from a previous conversion to make a boot release mechanism and fitted an alarm and central locking.

All windows fitted.

Colour sanded and machine polished the paint.

Repaired a section of floor - why do Autosleeper use chipboard for floor? It must zvd been conceivable that it would get wet!

Seem to have the DG running pretty well, fitted new leads, that with the other parts seems to have done the trick, hope it will sell for more than the cost of parts!

Also picked this up yesterday:



The camper is definatly narrower and shorter than my daily driver, it barely fits on the ramps


It's been very nicely painted, so Elvis should be pleased, mileage isn't too bad, and apparently it's been rebuilt, not sure of that though. It does have a piper adjustable timing gear on the camshaft, so maybe it has a cam too....

There was a broken stud on the exhAust outlet, but welding a nut on worked a treat,

Having spent a fortune on new curtains and retrim ming the cushions, I need to work on saving some money! Whilst I would love a wolfy's exhaust, at £460 plus delivery, it isn't going to happen, so I need to work on an alternative.....

Anyone need a good dg, new dibby, choke pull down, water pump, leads, plugs, exhaust rebuilt, etc...



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