Rust Treatment

There was no way the van was going to pass it's next MOT with some of the rust areas so it was time to treat them accordingly. For small areas I removed as much flaking rust as possible, wire brushed, coated with Bilt Hamber Hydrate 80, filled and then painted. The major repair areas were welded by John at …

Short Shift Kit

Short Shift Kit installed

After sorting out the issues with the gear lever and linkage I wanted to install a Short Shift Kit (also know as a Quickshift kit). The kit reduces the gear lever throw by 30%, making gear changes feel much tighter. Several places sell the kit online but I went direct to Si Whitmore at T3volution who makes …

Rewiring Stereo to Leisure Battery

My investigation into the Zig MC-2000 12V wiring found that the stereo, lighter socket, courtesy lights and clock run off the vehicle (starter) battery. This seems silly considering the van has a 90AH Leisure battery fitted. I want to use the stereo and socket (to charge devices) when camping without worrying whether the van will start the next day. Research A …