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by Dougie
Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: If you were to hire a splitty...
Replies: 12
Views: 2339

I was thinking about this again last night.. Money, how much for a week? As this is a business you will need the van to pay for itself and a little profit on top. Now I'm no business brain, but I would have thought after 4 years with all the use, abuse and parking dings your van will need major work...
by Dougie
Fri Dec 22, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: If you were to hire a splitty...
Replies: 12
Views: 2339

Though not strictly the same, my ex-wife and I tried to rent out a holiday cottage, the pit falls are there and in this 'Injury lawyers for you' society please please please make sure you have adequate public liability insurance. Sometimes people would look after our place, a lot of times they didn'...
by Dougie
Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:29 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: 2k paint where from please?
Replies: 8
Views: 1369

by Dougie
Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:30 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Let see your pride & joys!
Replies: 169
Views: 21688

Sav, that paintwork is flawless, perfect. You must be a very brave man driving that on our gravel/pebble/salt covered roads.
by Dougie
Sat Dec 02, 2006 7:48 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Let's see your dashboards...please
Replies: 21
Views: 2715

Thanks for the replies, the stock ashtray is a tidy little item and looks 'right', but I have a couple of extra holes in the top, one is empty, the other houses a monstrous ciggy lighter, I see from the other pics this area is clear, leaving a 'clean but stock look', which is really what I'm after. ...
by Dougie
Fri Dec 01, 2006 8:35 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Let's see your dashboards...please
Replies: 21
Views: 2715

Let's see your dashboards...please

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d186/grahamdouglas/DSC00111.jpg Getting to the point in the restoration of my '67 where I need to start thinking about the dash. I want to keep it stock looking and loose any 'extra' holes it has gained over the years. Thinkig of loosing the ashtray hole, no ashtra...
by Dougie
Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: repo front panel
Replies: 4
Views: 854

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Sorry it's a bad picture, but you get the idea..
by Dougie
Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: repo front panel
Replies: 4
Views: 854

I used a Custom and Commercial front panel, had to transfer the headlight buckets from the original, but otherwise I was more than happy with it and had much less hassle fitting it than I thought I would !!
by Dougie
Thu Nov 02, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Re-Covering of Seats, any recs?
Replies: 12
Views: 1651

Before and after shots of my front seats.. http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d186/grahamdouglas/DSC00397.jpg http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d186/grahamdouglas/DSC00404.jpg DB Cartrim in Blackpool make these, £95 inc p+p via e-bay, fit perfectly, really good quality and fitted by me in a couple of...
by Dougie
Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:14 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: splity front seats
Replies: 8
Views: 1303

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d186/grahamdouglas/DSC00397.jpg http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d186/grahamdouglas/DSC00404.jpg Here are the before and after shots of mine. The covers are by DB Cartrim in Blackpool and by the time I'd paid p+p cost £95. I cannot praise the fit and quality highl...
by Dougie
Tue Feb 21, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: swedish police bus
Replies: 7
Views: 1439

Thanks wilgatw, that police vehicle museum site has an early porsche Austrian gendarmerie car on there, it must be of a similar age to our van, and shows the colour scheme. It's plain white, which ties in nicely with the information from the M plate. We still have the mark on the roof where the blue...
by Dougie
Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:50 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: swedish police bus
Replies: 7
Views: 1439

How are you getting on with your research? We have just bought (2 weeks ago) a 1967 11 window and are now in the same situation as you. I don't want to drive around in a museum peice, but I must admit the aparant rarity of these ex-police buses is a little unsettling. Mine was registered with the Au...