What did you do to your van today?

GarethHowell

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Finally got around to replacing the radio in my Romahome. Nice Pioneer DAB / CD player. Also, drilled a hole in the Lution top to take a decent DAB/FM antenna. Even though I included a ground plane made of #12 copper wires and earthed the base to the chassis, FM reception is pants. DAB is not too bad, though not as a good as my Golf was.
 

Allen

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Fitted new leisure battery.
Ordered late Tuesday from Alpha Batteries (got the discount) and arrived early Thursday.
 

Vanterrier

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I forgot to ask for the discount... 7.5% on £229 ?
 

SimonM

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I Replaced both the air filter and cabin air filter. I was surprised how dirty the cabin filter had become in a little under 3 years and 16000 miles. Thankfully on the X250 Ducato both jobs are under 10 minutes each
 

MJVW

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Bonnet gas strut fitted this morning love it sometimes it's the little things that make a difference.
 

2cv

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The van has stood untouched for over 2 months now, but we should be out in it again in just over a week. Yesterday just gave it a quick look round, put some air in the tyres and started it. First turn start as if it had never been left ?
We cleaned it on return from the last trip, but another clean is needed after standing in daily rain for a couple of months. Just wish that it was a bit warmer to do things.
 

Northumborman

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Just about to check non-starting problem. :-(

Later: It's the starter motor or the solenoid, so phone call to the dealer tomorrow, hooray for the extended warranty!
 
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pagey

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started to load up for a euro trip and decided to check the tyres ,one was a little low so i got out the fiat inflator to blow it up and promply blew the fuse in 12v socket on the dash , now the fun began there are 3 fuse boxes on this fiat one by the drivers knee one inside the door piller on the drivers side ond one under the bonnet and under the passengers headlamp guess what one it was. its a complete bas+++d to get to it may be easier to take the headlamp out so if you have a 2016 on ducato that comes with the gunk and the inflater instead of the spare wheel give it to someone you dont like
 
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grath

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Just booked a ferry
 

EJB

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Put the second front wheel on another small home made leveller as it looked silly leaning one way.:rolleyes:
 

2cv

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I gave mine its first wash for several weeks. Despite being parked and not used in that time I was amazed at how dirty it had become, including black streaks. Much happier to see it clean again and a start on getting it ready for the trip to Chester next week.
 

tonybvi

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Left it parked up in Edinburgh while we went for a good lunch (The Refinery in St Andrews Square - to be recommended) then off for a drool in the Tesla showroom. Just need to find some form of justification for my wife to let me buy one!!
 

Mickymost

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Walked past my Hymer gave it a smile and a Pat then did some gardening (boring) then walked back past Hymer smiled at her again patted Her again then had tea and am here commenting.
 

Asterix

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Put reflective tape around my amazingly solid (when you walk into them at night) fixed steel steps.
 

TeamRienza

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Went sailing instead of doing anything to the van. Last chance before heading off for 6 weeks or so to France with a vague idea of a toe dip into Portugal. Just the water, milk and bread to load. 400 teabags already on board, that’s about all we take that apart from food the first day or two.

Davy
 

grath

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Loading up for a tour.
She was probably around 3000kg this morning, but now won't be far off 3300kg.
Then we have to get in;) and fill with water
 

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