Each section of the body and frame was prepped and proofed to ensure corrosion does not return. They would have sorted them on the vehicle but I decided it would be quicker to simply drop the wheels off on the way and collect later which is what I did. I then screwed this back to the distributor. After that tough and long process there was time for a more exciting part — the colour! I then gently pushed the round plate down back into position, keeping the notch in the centre aligned with the groove in the centre spindle. I then used a small screwdriver to lever off the E-clip and pulled out the pin holding the handbrake cable. A few people had left bad reviews on these covers however ours has worked great up to now.
Belton House is well known in the area for having a fantastic adventure playground, perfect for tiring out a couple of small children! Using a large socket ratchet with a 13mm socket I put this onto the bolt in the centre of the flywheel and cranked the engine around until the white dot aligned with the 0 on the scale. I stuck numbered labels on all wires, and draw a diagram so I knew what the current connections were. A complete pair of rear side panels, front arches and cab steps, both sills, A B and C pillars, rear quarters, rear arch inners and outers were all replaced along with sections of interior floor! Okay, car body issues sorted out but to travel more than 10,000 km around Europe they would need an engine that works properly. I searched online and came up with the available from Amazon for £21. I had to use a small screwdriver to lever it off, luckily the replacement Hall Sender came with replacement screws and circlips. .
Rear cupboard removed The gas pipes to the cooker and fridge were not connected anyway so no disconnection was required. We actually use our products on vehicles in our workshop day in, day out. The distributor was now in the right position to remove. I put the rotor arm back on and rotated it so it aligned with the notch on the edge of the distributor. We sourced the best repair panels available and fabricated any that could not be obtained. I took it to the same place as last year, as I feel they have a better understanding of old vehicles than most garages with them specialising in classic cars. I should get a few years out of the new tyres.
We have finally taken the time to put our entire stock online. Both caused by rust against the rubber seal. See website for products and show attendances. And hopefully having a few nights away camping and continuing work on the project. There are more details, photos and videos on their Facebook page so make sure you check this out! We set about removing the old cabinets and appliances from our Devon last weekend. We plan to spend our first night in our relatives field as soon as the weather warms up a little more. The Hall Sender was attached by three screws to the casing of the distributor, after removing these I wiggled the old Hall Sender off.
There was a lot of rust at the front part of the bus so the first step was to replace it. On the third turn of the key it fired up which was a pleasant surprise, I was expecting it to take far more effort. The cable was held by one of these pins, clearly visible at the back of the handle and was pretty taught. The main goal of their mission was to find out if such a car can go more than 10,000 km without causing any technical issues. The guys would have had no idea how to tackle this problem but luckily one of them was finishing his mechanical engineering studies and with his eye for detail there was no way anything could be missed or done wrong! So the tyres are 185 80 R14C. I noticed down the side of the distributor three thin wires came out of a gap in the side — and two of these had the sheath worn away to bare wires which were very close to the metal of the distributor body.
Next I connected up the timing light. Sounded easy but even finding a perfect combination of the colour tones took a few trials. They do both absolutely adore the T25 though — especially our son who gets really excited when we travel in it. Once in position I took it out of gear and reapplied the hand brake. Explore Norfolk Norfolk, on the mid-east coast of England, is a great holiday or short break destination, with miles of unspoilt coastline, beautiful countryside, forests and heathland, internationally-important nature reserves, and fabulous seaside resorts. Share This I came down all the way from Liverpool as theres not many car welders and underseal applicators around, and after going to few land rover shows and being in the g4 group they got highly recommended to me, so i took the chance and gave them job wich was a new rear galvinized chassis and to underseal me car with buzzweld application underseal wich protect alls the underneath of me car, also got them to install me new roof rack.
I then used small terminal block to join the wired after tinning the ends with a soldering iron. As you can see from the photographs that's exactly what we did! I replaced the crimps at the horn end but still no luck so it had to be the wiring between the button and horn. I began by undoing these, which released the pressure on the pin holding the handbrake cable. First had an oval window in 87 but sold it to take my then girlfriend on holiday the things we do for love a brief love affair with a convertible in 91, sold it to get married same girl Last year i got a 1980 T25 and am looking to get the bodywork done, welding and painting but i do have a limited budget £2000ish. Unbolting the handbrake lever The handbrake lever was bolted to the floor with two bolts. Current interior before removal Before starting removal I traced all of the leisure wiring. Despite the relative youth of the van it had extensive corrosion in all the lower areas.
Just find a dust free zone to spray…ie line a garage wall with polythene. The ratchet mechanism was actually in very good condition with all teeth intact. UniBond Aero 360 Moisture Absorber After uncovering the van on Saturday I attempted to start it up. Our T25 had a major damp problem over the winter, the windows, skylight and inside of the pop top were sopping wet. The first thing to do was remove a circlip, unfortunately someone had clearly had this apart before and replaced the original circlips with the internal type — when they should have been external clips. Because we use our own products, we know all about the quality of our parts.