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Another customising idea for the van???

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Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:30 pm

dont shoot me guys :lol: but i was thinking what about moving the number plate into the rear bumper then plating over the rear door recess :idea: like mattblackminibus has done :?:

but the rear bumper (i dont mind doing it) we could weld in a recess so the plate is inset 8)

i just think it would look good and give it a smooth apperance from the back :D

what do we think :?: if i could get a mk5 bumper here then i could have it done before the next build :D
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:33 pm

like this with the door 8)
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and you'll have to imagine the bumper as i dont think ive seen it done before :D
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:46 pm

sort of gives the idea for the plate - but obviously we'd have a bumper :D

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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby danger » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:37 pm

if you guys going to do that why not debage the front and take the door locks and door handals off and do remote door opening ?
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Vandalism » Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:02 pm

nice use of mk1/2 rear vanance and arches on that custom van 8)

sounds a good idea blanking off the number plate panel
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:20 pm

well i've got a mk5 rear bumper here now :mrgreen:

i'll put some pics up as i mod it 8)
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:51 pm

had a spare hour today so i made a start on the bumper 8)

cut the recess out :D
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welded in another strip of sheet :D
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just to give an idea of how it'll look :D
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obviously its not finished it needs a plate on the back and all the excess grinding down and smoothing off, but i'll get round to that soon :D

we will need some number plate lights so if any ones got any they think will be suitable and are willing to donate post up :D
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby ake » Sat Jan 07, 2012 6:56 pm

Could you cut a hole into the side pieces Luke, and use escort van number plate lights :?:
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:41 pm

ake wrote:Could you cut a hole into the side pieces Luke, and use escort van number plate lights :?:
yeah mate something like that :shock: - i've looked around in the spares i've got and i can't find anything suitable, the recess is 30-40mm deep so it'd need to fit in that, i couldn't go much deeper as the back panel would be in the way :|

i haven't actually tried it on a van yet :lol:
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby mealic » Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:11 pm

Happy new year to all and especially to those that have been connected with the Makeover.Nice one Luke,Will look better with few mods.I`m sure Timbo won`t mind............................ really.Any news on all the other bits because I already de-badged the bonnet.Think I have some clear repeaters off my Mk 6 and got some spare Led`s somewhere.When should the next weekend be planned for??
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby Luke » Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:26 pm

mealic wrote:Happy new year to all and especially to those that have been connected with the Makeover.Nice one Luke,Will look better with few mods.I`m sure Timbo won`t mind............................ really.Any news on all the other bits because I already de-badged the bonnet.Think I have some clear repeaters off my Mk 6 and got some spare Led`s somewhere.When should the next weekend be planned for??

we should have some news on the bits at nicks very soon 8) - as soon as we've got them out of storage we'll post it up and sort the next build date out :D
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby KING OF ENGLAND » Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:15 pm

That will be great news luke,i need that date,better half got me a new bed
for my van and on the card it read now you can f..k off on another van
weekend :lol: :lol:
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby mealic » Sun Jan 08, 2012 12:56 am

KING OF ENGLAND wrote:That will be great news luke,i need that date,better half got me a new bed
for my van and on the card it read now you can f..k off on another van
weekend :lol: :lol:

Don`t you just love a really useful pressie.Would love to meet up with yours Craig............................she sounds so loving and thoughtful.I need someone like that :wink: Got a spare mate??
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby transitandy » Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:40 am

mealic wrote:
KING OF ENGLAND wrote:That will be great news luke,i need that date,better half got me a new bed
for my van and on the card it read now you can f..k off on another van
weekend :lol: :lol:

Don`t you just love a really useful pressie.Would love to meet up with yours Craig............................she sounds so loving and thoughtful.I need someone like that :wink: Got a spare mate??

:shock: you sure ali :?: :lol: :wink:
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Re: Another customising idea for the van???

Postby KING OF ENGLAND » Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:12 pm

We any nearer to setting a date yet i need to get
away for a weekend :lol: :lol:
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