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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby RustWidow » Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:30 pm

Coming together there blue, well done
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Fri May 01, 2020 4:57 pm

More goodies today to fit
Led strip lights and a Sterling B to B charger
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Sat May 02, 2020 6:59 pm

Cut a 5” hole in the floor for the night heater today
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Then took rear drums off to check them and shoes
Found out N/S bearing is starting to go also gonna change shoes cylinders and brake springs


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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby dirtydog » Sun May 03, 2020 12:00 am

blue estate wrote:More goodies today to fit
Led strip lights and a Sterling B to B charger
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The B to B chargers aren't cheap are they? :shock: I'm going with a vsr split charge as I already have the vsr
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Sun May 03, 2020 9:34 am

dirtydog wrote:
blue estate wrote:More goodies today to fit
Led strip lights and a Sterling B to B charger
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The B to B chargers aren't cheap are they? :shock: I'm going with a vsr split charge as I already have the vsr

that one was £99 + £10 P&P as it's a refurb one from Sterling power them selves so has updated software as well
Also brought a roof vent/ skylight yesterday it's 280mm X 280mmhttps://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MPK-280-ROOF ... 2749.l2649
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby dirtydog » Sun May 03, 2020 12:57 pm

That's a brilliant price for one is those 30a chargers, nearly double that for new. Might have to have a look at getting one of those. Next on my list is solar I think
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Sun May 03, 2020 12:59 pm

dirtydog wrote:That's a brilliant price for one is those 30a chargers, nearly double that for new.

That's why I got it , just got to get all the wiring and fuses for it now
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Wed May 06, 2020 3:29 pm

Cut ,laid and stuck down floor battens 50mm x 25mm also cut 25mm off my 2 ply side boards so they'll fit back in
I will post pics tomorrow when I start fitting the cellotex board and taping up the joints
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Fri May 08, 2020 3:48 pm

Yesterday , laid floor insulation then taped joints up and then trimmed the floor ply and screwed it down
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Today started fitting night heater
Will post pics up tomorrow as I hope to have it working , also waiting on a smaller fuel tank


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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby dirtydog » Tue May 12, 2020 3:51 pm

Don't forget your vapour barrier

What floor covering are you putting down?
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Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Tue May 12, 2020 4:13 pm

Getting some tough vinyl from eBay


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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby dirtydog » Tue May 12, 2020 4:52 pm

I've got an off cut of Altro flooring left over from mine that might be big enough for your connect, yours if you want it
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Sun May 17, 2020 8:03 pm

Been busy last few weeks ,
Replaced hand brake cable , rear shoes and rear bearings
Fitted night heater and all working fine just got to secure fuel line once cupboard is built
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Also cut wood to size for bed ready to fit later in week


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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby blue estate » Thu May 21, 2020 3:25 pm

Had a busy week , cut all wood ready for the bed and cupboard/night heater hidie hole
Sanded the bed slats , put some silver bubble wrap up , sound deadened the roof , fitted roof vent and laid the vinyl floor
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Re: Ex Sparkies 06 Connect Day van conversion

Postby tangod » Sun May 24, 2020 5:40 pm

Good job...

You having some sort of bed in it?
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