Transitmania 12 @Santa Pod 15th to 17th May 2020


Pit Stop Tent

Look in here for the latest on our show Transitmania 12 @ Santa Pod on 15th to 17th May 2019 and information of past shows

Moderators: Luke, AlanN

Pit Stop Tent

Postby MinorMatt » Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:51 pm

I've been picked on guys and forced to organise the pitstop tent this year... :lol:

As i'm sure some of you know I'm pretty good with the mk3/4/5s, and I know enough general mechanicing to help with the earlier stuff too... but the mk6/7/Custom (are outside my knowledge!)

The idea is that there will be a couple of "designated" times when I (and/or) a deputy will be in the tent to help people out, but will be approachable at any time during the day.

I'm looking for someone, who knows mk6 & 7s well, who would be willing to donate their time for a couple of hours during the weekend... That time may be helping someone out, or it may be sitting around chatting in the tent waiting for someone to show!

Some demonstrations could also be arranged - but I need to know in advance what people would like to see so I can get it sorted.
www.facebook.com/transitionclassics

Lucas Laser 2000 & IDS

95 M Prototype/Mule DRW 100PS Highcube
93 L GL Minibus
96 P 150 TD 100PS LWB Hi-Top

Gaffa tape is like the force, it has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together
User avatar
MinorMatt
Transit Extremist
Transit Extremist
 
Posts: 22140
Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:53 pm
Location: Herefordshire/Gloucestershire/Berkshire

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby Punto443 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:45 pm

The fwd selector turret, strip and bearing is a favourite topic In the mk6/7, would make a good demo :D or front wheel bearing/disc removal, maybe just a walk through on that if someone's got a spare hub kicking about.
Egr blanking and manifold cleaning too are popular topic too.

I'm still hoping to get down this year, and would be happy to drink tea and talk transit for an hour or so :lol:
Your bullets cannot harm me, my wings are like a shield of steel

2018 Renault trafic
my old mk7
my old mk6
my xr3i
2019 Jeep Compass
1992 defender 110
1988 xr2 (pretty beaten up the now :lol:)
User avatar
Punto443
Site Moderator
 
Posts: 15586
Joined: Mon Jan 23, 2012 4:53 pm
Location: Deep fried pizza country

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby MinorMatt » Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:58 pm

I have never done a gear selector or the discs and pads on a mk6/7... so well volunteered!
www.facebook.com/transitionclassics

Lucas Laser 2000 & IDS

95 M Prototype/Mule DRW 100PS Highcube
93 L GL Minibus
96 P 150 TD 100PS LWB Hi-Top

Gaffa tape is like the force, it has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together
User avatar
MinorMatt
Transit Extremist
Transit Extremist
 
Posts: 22140
Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:53 pm
Location: Herefordshire/Gloucestershire/Berkshire

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby limitedblack » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:09 pm

Is this at transitmania?
Happy Easter
User avatar
limitedblack
Transit Extremist
Transit Extremist
 
Posts: 11055
Joined: Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:32 pm
Location: Slough Berkshire

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby Punto443 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:11 pm

I may even have a knackered one in the shed! :D
Your bullets cannot harm me, my wings are like a shield of steel

2018 Renault trafic
my old mk7
my old mk6
my xr3i
2019 Jeep Compass
1992 defender 110
1988 xr2 (pretty beaten up the now :lol:)
User avatar
Punto443
Site Moderator
 
Posts: 15586
Joined: Mon Jan 23, 2012 4:53 pm
Location: Deep fried pizza country

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby blue estate » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:15 pm

Punto443 wrote:The fwd selector turret, strip and bearing is a favourite topic In the mk6/7, would make a good demo :D or front wheel bearing/disc removal, maybe just a walk through on that if someone's got a spare hub kicking about.
Egr blanking and manifold cleaning too are popular topic too.

I'm still hoping to get down this year, and would be happy to drink tea and talk transit for an hour or so :lol:

I've got a spare front hub and wish bone :wink:
18 KIA CEED sports-wagon
2006 Connect LWB 230 lx high top
User avatar
blue estate
Remapped by Vantuner
 
Posts: 17504
Joined: Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:14 pm
Location: Back in the saddle

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby Altransit » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:44 pm

limitedblack wrote:Is this at transitmania?

Yup, it's in the Transitmania section :mrgreen: :lol:
1997 Mk5 SWB 115 Minibus 70ps Di (Gone, but not forgotten!)
2004 Mk6 SWB T280 Medium Roof 85PS 2.0 TDDi - Vantunered (Also gone)
2008 Mk7 SWB T280 Medium Roof 85PS 2.2 TDCi - Also Vantunered
User avatar
Altransit
Site Moderator
 
Posts: 35837
Joined: Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:23 am
Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire, UK

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby Altransit » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:49 pm

I'm happy to volunteer my van for the selector demo repair :mrgreen:

Maybe APH or mobilevanman (If they're coming) would be willing to do a demo with this
1997 Mk5 SWB 115 Minibus 70ps Di (Gone, but not forgotten!)
2004 Mk6 SWB T280 Medium Roof 85PS 2.0 TDDi - Vantunered (Also gone)
2008 Mk7 SWB T280 Medium Roof 85PS 2.2 TDCi - Also Vantunered
User avatar
Altransit
Site Moderator
 
Posts: 35837
Joined: Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:23 am
Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire, UK

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby blue estate » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:56 pm

Altransit wrote:
limitedblack wrote:Is this at transitmania?

Yup, it's in the Transitmania section :mrgreen: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
18 KIA CEED sports-wagon
2006 Connect LWB 230 lx high top
User avatar
blue estate
Remapped by Vantuner
 
Posts: 17504
Joined: Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:14 pm
Location: Back in the saddle

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby Luke » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:46 pm

MinorMatt wrote:I've been picked on guys and forced to organise the pitstop tent this year... :lol:
what is it they say 1 pressed man is worth 10 volenteers :lol: :lol:

I'm willing to help out here - i can bring my drop arm pullers so if anyone wants mk1/2/3 drop arms removing (then refitting so they come off easly) i can do that!

i might also be able to bring my drilling jig so i can redrill landrover wellers :D

also i can advise on engine conversions - so if anyones fancying fitting a V8 then we can bring your van in and have a chat through it (no actual work done on site tho :lol: )
User avatar
Luke
Site Admin
 
Posts: 43011
Joined: Wed Mar 02, 2005 12:53 am
Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire!!

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby mealic » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:19 pm

I was trying to get a specialist in to service a few lpg models too, but as yet I have got no takers.Apart from my MK that is.
Image

`04 2.3 petrol/LPG
mealic
Transit Fanatic
Transit Fanatic
 
Posts: 4168
Joined: Fri Oct 06, 2006 10:32 pm
Location: East Sussex

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby BigMonty » Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:23 pm

Will we be demonstrating how to pull out a crease on say a 3/4 panel ? Im sure budding panelbeaters would love to see that done.
I will try to get mine tax and tested to demonstrate on :D
"You'll never beat a fool with logic or facts but you can demolish anyone with sincerly spoken nonsense"
User avatar
BigMonty
Transit Extremist
Transit Extremist
 
Posts: 5428
Joined: Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:00 am
Location: In Exile, Cambridgeshire Fens, for my sins

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby AlanN » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:23 pm

I have a 5ltr tub of easysand :lol:
Ford Transit MK3 1989 2.8i V6 Auto Member of the MK3 Massive

R.I.P Kirk Bacon aka Eugene Speed
AlanN
Site Moderator
 
Posts: 14189
Joined: Mon Jan 01, 2007 1:23 pm
Location: Rayleigh Essex

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby MattBlackMinibus » Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:54 pm

AlanN wrote:I have a 5ltr tub of easysand :lol:


Save us a bit of that Al :wink:
Starting All Over Again
User avatar
MattBlackMinibus
Transit Fanatic
Transit Fanatic
 
Posts: 2181
Joined: Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:19 pm
Location: East

Re: Pit Stop Tent

Postby lauramk » Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:31 pm

So wish i read this post earlyer lol on our mk3 van you could have had a choice of demo's
I:E Shocks replaced, Front exhaust pipe, ball joints, steering rack just to name a few. x
lauramk
Newbie
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:15 pm
Location: Milton Keynes


Return to Transitmania 12



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users