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Cheers guys :smt012 That Rum will taste Sooooo SWEEEEEEET Money Penny :smt020

It's not over yet as this is where the next part of the build begins now it's on the road. One thing is certain though, that VW engine is as flat as a fart :lmao 50 bhp to move a Bus is not really up to the job so another engine is high on the list.

Still have to weld up, prep/paint and fit the side cover on drivers side under side window but that shouldn't take long. Then a few tweeks with the engine to find the sweet spot and it should be ready for Newark next week..... Oh and the interior all needs making and fitting so that should be fun :smt019

Have to say it's really nice to be finally be able to drive it now after all the works been done and it was great to take it to it's first Durham Dubbers club meet today :smt004 I even got 70 mph out of it :smt003 mind you it was down hill with the wind behind me :lmao

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Notice the missing side cover... I'll sort that out this week.
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seeing these . well :smt013 :smt013
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:lmao :lmao :lmao still want one steve :lmao :lmao

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Excellent news Darren all that hard work has paid off and you've got a sweet lookin van now mate. WELL DONE THAT MAN! :smt012

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i did like mine when i had it.you could just pull up and put the kettle on.the high driving position was fun as the driving.that big wheel and long throw gear stick :lmao.you had to work that wheel to get around corners and getting into gear was something to master.Has claire had a drive :smt061

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Thanks guys, much appreciated :smt003
It's been a hard slog and it's not getting any easier yet :smt005 Still putting in over 12 hours a day to try and get some interior fitted before Newark. Going to change the rear silencer as it's VERY loud and I'll be deaf after the 160 mile drive to Newark :lmao I've borrowed a Quiet Pack silencer from James which should stop the old ears from bleeding :smt016

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Love it to "Deaf" :lmao :smt012 Can I borrow it for my hols? :smt020

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I Darren Now't passes me !!
Camper sounded sweet as it flew past on the other carrage way. Looked nice in the sun what I seen. Congrates on a sound job, worth all the work you put into it.
When is the next project, scrap heap camper going ahead?
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I Darren Now't passes me !!
Camper sounded sweet as it flew past on the other carrage way. Looked nice in the sun what I seen. Congrates on a sound job, worth all the work you put into it.
When is the next project, scrap heap camper going ahead?
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:smt045 Eyes like a Hawk Vince :smt012 Had a good turnout at the DD meet as well, shame you couldn't make it this month.
Scrap Heap Camper will be getting underway soon I think :smt017 Few weeks time and I'll be out with the welding set again :lmao Need a Rust fix m8 I'm missing it already :lmao

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Well.... I had a mad dash to get some sort of interior and bed made and fitted into the Camper before the Newark show :smt005
Many long hours later including finishing some bits off at 6.30 Friday morning before heading off to Newark at 10am.

Here's a few pics of the home made, Temporary interior :smt003

Back seating gets made
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Some cupboards go in.
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Cooker unit installed
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There you have it :smt019 Even has full size bed :smt020
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And it made the 150 mile trip to Newark in torrential rain, thunderstorms, flooding and 2 Tornadoes :smt005 Talk about bad weather. At least the Sat and Sun were nice and dry and a few :smt020 were had by all :smt012
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Still got some floor covering to do and line out the cooker area with stainless steel or Ally

More to follow

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Excellent Darren, hats off to ya m8, think ya need 2 more cylinders and 16 more valves in the back now :smt003

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Excellent Darren, hats off to ya m8, think ya need 2 more cylinders and 16 more valves in the back now :smt003

You said it m8 ... How's my new engine doing anyway, hope your looking after it :lmao :smt012

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Just got back from a weekend camping at VW Show in Halifax called, Big Summer Bender 3. Great stuff and might be added to the Covin calender for next year. Very basic though, so not for the faint hearted :smt020
I'll get some pics posted later.

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