Time to start a new build. Ex BG maxi. Hereford.

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Re: Time to start a new build. Ex BG maxi. Hereford.

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Were not too far from each other, I've not had chance to check my van yet, if I've got a new one you can have it ;)
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2016 Starlight blue highline 2.0 tdi - stainless side bars - DubUnit remap 190 bhp ish - st x lowering kit - golf R cadiz 18" wheels - rear wiper delete - ProVan600 interior led light - red painted calipers - Kenwood headunit - sequential side repeaters - vcds hex net pro
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Sorry, I've not got any bullet locks in stock atm.

Incidentally I thought Ledbury was in Shropshire?
2016 Starlight blue highline 2.0 tdi - stainless side bars - DubUnit remap 190 bhp ish - st x lowering kit - golf R cadiz 18" wheels - rear wiper delete - ProVan600 interior led light - red painted calipers - Kenwood headunit - sequential side repeaters - vcds hex net pro
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Time to fit the tow bar.

Got to love the Wera bit driver for jobs like this.
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Don’t forget about that extra bolt on the right hand side.
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Why?
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All fitted just needs lifting slightly to support the bumper.
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The manuals you get nowadays are a bit poor.
This is for the routing.
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So is that crossing back under the floor?
Or is it up the rear Pilar across the roof and along the contrail to the A pillar and the the switch?
Think I will have to temp route it to see and the run it properly.
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Ok the routing . I went up and over the rear opening and then followed the loom into the cabin and should have enough to plug into the fuse box when I understand where I am plugging in to.
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Then I finished off the wiring to the socket. Just need to fit th3 grommet and tidy the wire away.
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The reversing sensors were fubar so am going to have to have a think about what to do with them.
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While I was there I thought I would have a look at why the previous owner would have done this.
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The reason was that the door latch did not work untill the last part of the motion and was quite hard to operate.
This can be adjusted by resetting the activation rod.
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Pop the locking sleve up.
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Pop the rod out
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Put back in where you need it to open the door nicely and pull the sleve back down.
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Now to find a suitable replacement number plate light holder.
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Just found this topic for fuse box removal and explanation of the fused electrics will make the wiring mod easier.
https://www.caddy2k.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=33096
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Sorry to jump on, I am new here, just in process of buying Ex British Gas caddy maxi, do you know what is under the vents on the roof and side door? I have attached pictures, is it a hole or is it something that can be deleted easily?
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The roof will be a hole as it is a vent. Mine is older and has a different roof vent. The thing on the door, story no idea, mine does not have that.
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No worries thank you for your quick reply, I will have a look into it more when I eventually get the van thanks again!
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Been a fun weekend with village activities on the only day with good weather.

Today got the wiring done and my trailer tester tells me I have it wired up correctly so that’s a bonus.

Then I thought I might just see why the radio is not being a radio. Pull it out and find no aerials attached to the back of it. Find one DAB connect it and I have DAB radio. But no FM need to have a fish for that later on.

Had a slight moment when the wipers weren’t working. Then I shut the bonnet.
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For fun I thought I would run the build codes for my van.

X13 rhd

B0A no country specific regulation

C4B steel 6jx15

GOC 5 speed manual

HC1 snow tyres 195/65 15 95T

JON battery 330 A (61 Ah)

D27 4 cyl 1.6 75kw

1G2 steel spare wheel with OE tyre

2PG steering wheel

1NE wheel center trim

5RV right mirror aspherical

5SJ left mirror convex

TF3 4 cylinder 1.6

3S6 roof rails preparation

3UO without luggage compartment cover.

QG1 service interval prolongation

8UA radio with CD

8GU Alternator 140A

2MK heavy duty rear suspension

7MG emissions eu5

OJ2 standard payload

OE2 long wheelbase

4UC driver airbag.

4XO without side airbag

4RA without second row of seats

4K3 radio remote controlled locking with SAFELOCK

NOA seat trim woven fabric

5TC without decorative inserts

SRD

2JB standard bumpers

EOA no special edition

2V1 dust and pollen filter

L21 suspension range 21 installation control only, no requirement forecast.

OYA weight range 1 install cont only ggggg

2G2 without insert for the filling of diesel without florination

1DO without trailer hitch

A9L panel van

8IA halogen headlamps

U5B mph

1N3 servotrontic steering.

3L2 manual heigh adjust front seat.

4AO without seat heater

8N1 windshield intermittent control
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Today has been mainly removing all the BG wiring
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Does anyone have any info on the function of the circuit on the end BG power supply?
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It seems to have some interesting voltage outlets.
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Also looked at fitting the Elk Finders.
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Bought them when I lived in Sweden as you needed to see the Elk so you could miss them.

Will need to add some strengthening behind the number plate to hold them.
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V5 came through at last. Tax it. And took it for a run. The BG speed limiter has been removed. But there is a noise from the rear. From what I have read the shocks are gone. They look like originals but the upper covers are just about rusted away so I guess even though they are not leaking I don’t think there is any fluid to leak!

I will also need to lower it. Feels worse than the old T4.

Does anyone know the name or have a part number for these wheels? One of them is it poor shape and could do with replacing.
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Yes I know I can take it off and have a look for a part number and I will do later but ….
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Got all the replacement bits for the spare wheel carrier including the odd spacer.
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