seating

Drivers front seat swivel

So I thought I’d have a go at test fitting the Rib drivers seat swivel I purchased from Kiravans. It fits very easily, although the swivel is very stiff for the first rotation. However there seems to be a design fault… As can be seen from the following photos the Read more…

By Heathy, ago
electrical

Spilt charge wiring etc.

I ordered a spilt charge kit (SC120L) and also a “Leisure battery supply loom for aftermarket stereo” kit, both from travelvolts.com. First I took of the wiper arms (which was a bit difficult until I lifted the arm up directly under the spring to relieve the pressure. Then it’s easy Read more…

By Heathy, ago
lining

About time I posted again

So it’s been quite a time since my last update… The van’s been back with me for a while now fitted with a pop top roof, windows, part lining and a rear spoiler too. The way I’ve had the lining done means I pretty much have access to everywhere for Read more…

By Heathy, ago
doors

Sliding door adjustment

When I purchased my van I noticed that the sliding door isn’t completely flush when closed, it’s slightly proud on the rear edge.  At the time, I had a good look at the door/brackets etc and there’s absolutely no evidence of damage/buckling or anything else to explain it.  I even Read more…

By Heathy, ago
doors

Reversing camera installation

While I’m waiting for the tow bar bits I thought I’d install the reversing camera I purchased on eBay. Having removed the internal tailgate panel it’s easy to remove the external plastic part which houses the rear number plate lights.  Just disconnect the electrical connector on the righthand site then Read more…

By Heathy, ago
bodywork

Rear bumper off, just for a look

It’s been a few weeks, there’s been plenty of thought & planning in relation to the layout and the van’s booked in in early June for a pop-roof & windows 🙂 So in the meantime I’ve decided to fit a towbar, reversing sensors and also a reversing camera. I’ve decided Read more…

By Heathy, ago
bulkhead

Time to get the boarding & the bulkhead out

A reasonably successful weekend.  The before… Time to start… Taken the panelling out to see if there’s anything scary underneath (their wasn’t) and also unbolted the bulkhead. A couple of photos for reference before I disconnect the wiring under the passenger seat. Passenger seat out (secured by 8 nuts). I Read more…

By Heathy, ago