flooring

Flooring

Having previously sourced the 12mm ply floor next it’s time to get/fit the covering.  I did quite a bit of Googling and decided on using some Altro Xpresslay which I purchased from Contract Flooring.  This particular version of Altro doesn’t need gluing down, just using the double-sided tape they provided. Read more…

By Heathy, ago
lpg

LPG Tank Valve

A quick post re. the LPG tank valve which is sticking out too much. I spoke to Tinley Tech and have managed to remove it and get it back in a bit further.

By Heathy, ago
lpg

More pondering about LPG

So, I’ve had a look at my LPG tank and the first problem is that the exit valve hasn’t been inserted enough. When I install the cover, you can see that the outlet doesn’t line up with the hole and worse still I can’t get the cover on since the Read more…

By Heathy, ago
lpg

LPG tank & bits delivery

Caveat: The first thing to say is that I’m not “gas trained/certified” in any way, so my musings on here are just that, nothing else.  Whilst I’m doing my install myself I already have spoken to a certified individual who knows what I’m planning to do and has agreed to test/certify my installation and Read more…

By Heathy, ago
lpg

LPG Tank size / location

So back on measuring up for an LPG tank again.  I don’t think either of the two tanks from Gas It which I’d been considering will actually fit after making a pair of cardboard mock-ups. Now I’m looking at this one from Tinley Tech (the 200mm x 585mm, 16L version). Read more…

By Heathy, ago
seating

Fitting the Rib rear seat (again)

So, checking the fit of the Rib fitting kit under the van.  Based on the temporary spacers I had to slot, in it’s about 6-7mm too short.  So I’ve fashioned a couple of spacers out for 3mm steel (which I’m going to rust proof before fitting).  With the fitting kit Read more…

By Heathy, ago
lpg

Looking for space

My plan is to install an underbody LPG tank so time to look for a suitable space for it.  I originally thought that the sensible location (between the rear wheels) would clash with the location of the Rib mounting bar but I’m glad to say that this is not the Read more…

By Heathy, ago
electrical

Day 3 from underneath…

More fun under the van.  Under the van I tie-wrapped the cable to the fixings for the fuel pipes. This is the cable poking up under the passenger seat.  I needed a bit of washing up liquid to get the cable through the existing hole.  More exciting “under van” shots! Read more…

By Heathy, ago