What did you do to your van today?

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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Giddy » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:11 pm

Unintentionally tested my brake assist /emergency braking system. It saved my front end I recon.
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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by bradh » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:19 pm

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New mats and sill protectors installed


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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Dickiefree » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:22 pm

Turned my tails lights from stock looking to red. Loads nicer
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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Vwjack88 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:23 pm

I tinted a set not long ago, but couldnt get them to flash orange. I tried green bulbs, but wasnt very bright

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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by drew667 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:37 pm

Bradh how much for the mats?


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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by bradh » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:42 pm

More than I wanted to pay
I think they were £50


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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by bradh » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:43 pm

They do fit really nice and no more having to straighten up every time I get in the car as they fit the original lugs


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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Beaker2135 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:40 pm

hef355 wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:07 am

Great job that Steve, really meticulous like everything you do fair playImage
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I apologise if the weather turns bad now, expect snow!
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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by tonyhill » Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:33 pm

Dickiefree wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:22 pm
Turned my tails lights from stock looking to red. Loads nicer
How, with spray or film? Looks good :D

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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by anoneamus » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:00 am

bradh wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:43 pm
They do fit really nice and no more having to straighten up every time I get in the car as they fit the original lugs
They're great, but I've worn a hole in the driver's one near the pedals after about 4 years. Will need to replace. :|

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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Dickiefree » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:08 am

“tonyhill"
I used red tint film, I didn’t cover the whole light I just cut the indicators and reverse light shapes out and carefully applied them. You can’t even tell where the light film starts or ends. Looks really good


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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Dickiefree » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:11 am

“Vwjack88"
I used red window tint film, I only covered the parts off the lights I wanted red, so just the indicator/ reverse light etc.. cut small rectangles. So still mostly the original tail lights showing. Orange shines thru ok on mine still


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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by anoneamus » Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:41 am

Exploring the limits of what a 2WD Caddy can do. Got stuck on a pebble beach, and almost stuck on another road through the dunes. Need to start looking at 4Motion retrofit (although standard height clearance is also an issue).

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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by Papa Bear » Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:09 am

Spent an hour and a half in the rain removing a ptc heater. Well, when I say removing, I’ve half removed it! Need to go back on Monday with more tools to continue.
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Re: What did you do to your van today?

Post by C Chis » Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:54 pm

Coded in footwell lights to my replacement CECM this morning.

Tested with a homemade test lamp, well chuffed!!

https://youtu.be/wn1vOgRJ53c]On to off ... the door


https://youtu.be/C79XXgnjweI]On to off ... e ignition

Need to head to the scrappy’s next week to pick up a couple of light fittings from a Golf, pop in some red LED’s and get them wired up and installedImage

CECM was from an EOS, part number 3C8 437 049 E

The differences on plug B (highlighted in orange) were...

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Installed a test wire into plug B

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Coded the module to my van...

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Ran a test, all working as factory, then gave it try, result!!!!

I didn’t change the van to a car in the other CM, left as a van Image


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