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Robs Green Meanie !!!

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:12 pm

Hahaha. Glad im not the onlty one with bugs in as well as on! Summer flysquat is crazy!
Ultimate green and a shed load of flake n pearl seems to attract every fly nearby!

Need to stick more petrol in see if float stuck if not can only surmise sender goosed upon installation???
Wires seem ok was under van all sunday started red oxiding underside rewelded few blows ( between wire feed jams/snaps f##@)
Fitted few toys too.....
Went for test run to see if pickup would work in use and glad to say she was up on all 6 and pulling as a cosworth should do at full chat in 2nd .. obviously observing speed limit of 50... got there in goid time too so hope she dont wet herself again( or rain get into #2/3 ht lead holes)...
Got bit of re assembling to do but should be good for May!!!



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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:34 pm

Bit more playing done as and when been possible recently... painted towbar black again after red oxiding almost all of back 2/3 of underside of van looks pretty sweet under there now... few nooks n crannies need doing around spring hanger areas.
Painted the speaker box behind front seats too. Looks loads better in black . Needs a bit of touching up as painted in situ but still better than plain wood.
Got most of the wiring done for some new lights in the van and added few more green leds inside too...
Family off out in bit so i may drag myself out in the cold and carry on.....
Another brew will help decide!

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby RustWidow » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:17 pm

Great going rob, can’t wait to see/hear meanie at mania
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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:02 pm

So it was warmer inside the other day lol...
Bit of pondering;
was wondering if i have fitted sender plate 90degrees out and float stuck down ....
Can anyone confirm if the di 2.5 sender pipes for flow n return point to front of van or to side of van.?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:47 pm

So turns out sender in correct position so only way to test now is see what another 20l added does and see if sender stuck and frees up or break in track on sender resistor, or sommit else??

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:51 pm

Bit more playing...well lots of back n fourth with a telephone line toner (oscillator and detector wand set)
'Belled out' the reverse light wire which i found was cut near drivers fuse box so reinstated the (ABANDONED) gearbox switch and had to feed it 2 new wires....
Now got reverse lights for the first time in prob last 8 years of vans life (5 years i sat on it lol)

Result

Just gotta sort pass side cluster as its ford rear light syndrome atm....

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:09 am

Finally light!Image

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby Scooby doo » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:43 pm

There was light at the end of the tunnel then rob pmsl..
What’s the light on top of bumper bottom of doors?..reflection?.. cos it’s giving me ideas I don’t like lol
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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:12 pm

Its an led strip thats white in reverse and red when braking

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:20 am

Win! Good pal gimme the proper plug and a foot of wire for the reverse light switch. Clips on properly rather than the previous 2 female spade terminals rammed in the holes... bang on just gotta splice the 2 pairs of wires together in next cig break and ill be sorted!



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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby RustWidow » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:17 pm

Nice look, I like that a lot
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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Fri May 03, 2019 8:03 pm

All sorted. Now also have rear camera and reverse lights whoop whoop!
Allows more for manouvering to hitch up as close enough to the towball to just see it in edge of shot. More shed treasure i stumbled across recentlyImageImage

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Sat May 04, 2019 8:15 am

Camera technically upside down as was intended to be fitted up next to rear number plate lamp in the recess but i wasnt gonna drill door so made a bracket off towbar. Screen shroud wont allow rotating without exposing top of lcd panel. Looks sh***er than when turned upside down so here we are.

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Sat May 04, 2019 7:37 pm

First wash of spring brings joy. Spent whole day clear brush vac wash wax wipe van and 20l from jerry kicked sender float into action...

Looking forward to Ford on the fairway in Clackton tomorrow. Early rise tho and convoy planned !!!ImageImageImage

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Re: Robs Green Meanie !!!

Postby robbie.cee » Tue May 07, 2019 10:59 pm

Sadly sender lasted about 5 min. Fuel not far behind.. long story short ran out on a130 luckily mate was behind and grabbed fuel for me. Back to square 1 re sender .. saturdays early job!

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