Carpeting

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Having done this a few time now I feel I’m getting pretty good – shame my latest van hasn’t had THE treatment done so well.

The Insulation

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I have started the process of insulating and I never really made up my mind as what was BEST or the way to do it. I had to make a decision otherwise the van would never get done. Insulation has been a two step process:  1) Sheeps wool produced by Black Mountain and sourced from […]

Side Bars

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Stainless Steel Side Bars from Will at Tidy-Transporters. Read more to find out about the fitting.

Sound Dampening

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So today after school I finished fitting the flashing tape. I didn’t really follow the instructions and just slapped it on. Main reason for application here is to dampen sound and road noise. The Waxoyl should protect against condensation.    Anyway – jobs a good’un.    Cost 6 x 100mm x 10m rolls of No-nonsense flashing tape […]

Cabinets

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So I’m going for cabinets from Ikea like oh so many others but I couldn’t wait till the van was complete so……

Vapour Barrier

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So before I can get all the insulation back in I need to do something to protect against condensation. Condensation in campers is a real problem due to the moisture build up. The moisture comes from us breathing and being all warm inside while the thin metal external skin of the van gets so cold […]

Dashboard Repairs

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So the very nice people at the AA have drilled holes all over my dashboard – I have holes for every imaginable gadget. The question is can I fix them and how? I have hopes thats spraying them will work but an alternative is to use the same material I’m going to use as headlining. […]

Tidying up the wiring.

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So today I have been busy removing the last of the ex-AA wiring and sorting out a few other bits and bobs. The old interior lighting circuit also didn’t work so I wanted to get this fixed and ready before the new insulation went in. I have also been investigating the idea of putting the […]

Respray complete.

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Today has been a good day on the van. Got a day off work due to the snow and picked the van up a day early.  The boys have done a good job. There are a few spots which ain’t perfect but I asked for a blow-over and not a full-monty so you get what […]

Insulation FAQ + Pros/Cons

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This is part of a thread I started on the T4 forum. On the woes of insulation and deciding what to go with.  It looks at Rockwool, Sheepswool and Kingspan.