Our build.

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  1. DannyMontez

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    So thought I'd put up a few pics of our winter project. We bought the van in October with the idea of finishing around Easter (we ran over a little bit....) It's pretty much done now and we're going for a month in a few weeks. We went for a simple conversion in a swb van as it's easier to park (we live in Brighton and have to park on the road). Let me know what you think!

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  2. Anthea M

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    Wow that's a brilliant job! Enjoy your trips!
     
  3. DannyMontez

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    Thanks! We've yet to sleep in it as the weather has been so rubbish!
     
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    Carol Funster Life Member

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    That looks like a credit to you very nicely finished, like the look you have gone for, thanks for sharing.
     
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  5. Drexxer

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    Excellent!, hope you have great times in it

    Had 3 T4's and the last one I converted into a camper from my work van, owned it for 10.5 years

    Andy
     
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    Looking great (y)(y)
    I hope you enjoy using it as much as you obviously did building it.
     
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  7. DannyMontez

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    Me too! It was fun to build actually!
     
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    Ace, enjoy (y)
     
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    Looks great. Enjoy your new toy! (y)
     
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    Wow! Great work, looks amazing (y)

    How long has it taken, do you know?

    And was the side window fitting a tricky job?
     
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    Thanks guys! I'll be honest with you... We actually had the side window fitted as I didn't fancy taking the risk and being left with a hole in the side of the van. I don't think its a hard job though, you just need to make sure you measure, measure and measure again. We got the van in October and it's pretty much done now, we'd be able to do it much quicker now as much of it was a learning curve really.
     
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  12. Dave K

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    Looks a lovely van Danny, I've had a couple of T4's myself, hardest part is finding the right van to start with.
    Hope you both enjoy it.
    Dave
     
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  13. DannyMontez

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    Thanks man. It took ages to find it as I'm sure you are aware how over priced they are!
     
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    Was it fun building it? Or frustrating? Or both??
     
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    Both! There's a real sense of achievement though now it's done. It's funny the things you are most proud of when its done.
     
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    nice job and a great touring vehicle(y)
    Enjoy.
     
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    Enjoy guys nice job
     
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    You've both done a great job there...... Enjoy the fruits of your labour. (y)
     
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    Absolutely, particularly at this time of year, they're a good investment though, you'll never struggle to sell it if you ever want to, they're great vans.
     
  20. DannyMontez

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    Yea that's what I thought. Parts will always be available too which is a plus!
     
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