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  1. vanfun

    vanfun Read Only Funster

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    Hi does anyone know where we can get some windows put in our van ? in the east sussex area .can do most jobs myself but dont want to try this:cry: thanks steve
     
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    panel van i presume !

    any good accident repairers should do it.
     
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    you may find some windscreen shops/body shops will do it for you
    but i would do it myself all part of the fun :Eek!:

    if you are self building
    try a small cut out first
    like a hole for the leccy inlet or water inlet

    supprising how much confidence it gives when its done
    always
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    check
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    inside and out for obstuctions
    ie sliding doors fowling
    what you are about to fit:thumb:
     
  4. tjay

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    Hi Funster,enter olearys motorhomes via you search engine and loe and behold you will enter the self builders alladins cave.They have all that you could possibly want,all at reasonable prices too.And wait for it they deliver all over the UK as well.I know that they stock seitz and heiki windows and roof lights,as i bought mine from them for our van.
    hope that this helps.
     
  5. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Hi,

    We are not far from you, pop in or give Glenn a call.

    Peter
     
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    Hi all thank you all for your input :thumb: we have decided that as it is a self build we will have a go at doing the windows:Doh: so if you see a big red van with even bigger holes in the side you will know who~s it is:Rofl1:
     
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    visit your local hire shop and get an electric sheet metal nibbler...nice clean cut unlike a jigsaw and, as already said...measure twice, cut once
     
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    Word of warning apart from Johns good advice, the bare edges will be very sharp so be carefull.

    Peter
     
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    golden rule,, measure 3 times, cut once, like they say, scary but fun, go for it, :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Hi Vanfun as Tjay says
    http://www.olearymotorhomes.co.uk/
    you can draw around the windows :thumb: mask up :thumb:stand back and look that it is right :thumb: then cut :Rofl1: Nothing to it :thumb: You will only cock up once heehee
    terry
     
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    HI i have got a better idea, i will draw the shape and put the tape round then get wife to do the cutting,then if we end up with patio doors instead of windows i can blame her:Rofl1:
     
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    always ensure you can buy a slightly larger window for when the first is cut too large...:Doh::Rofl1:
     

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