Blackberry Life

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mark1a
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Re: Blackberry Life

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Hello again John, hope all is good, Caddy Maxi Life is a good choice to start a Caddy project with if you’re looking at a leisure vehicle rather than a workhorse. Hopefully my previous wheels will clean up without too much difficulty and wheels always change the look of a vehicle.

As you see I tried both types, the Climair ones I had first looked great, but would sometimes fall off. The Heko ones are cheaper and in my opinion the fastening clips are better and so far they’ve stayed in place perfectly.

For the seat blanking, basically I don’t bother with anything for the 2nd row as they’re in and out often or folded forwards. More importantly however, I’ve permanently removed the 3rd row, and seatbelts. The mushroom bolts that fix the 3rd row in leave holes to outside and I was concerned about exhaust fumes entering the cabin so I simply bought 4x M10 bolts to go back in the holes and it’s been like that ever since.

Good luck with the van, feel free to get in touch or post on here with anything else.
2017 Blackberry Maxi Life 190TDI 6MT OEM+
Santiago 18” | OE Xenons | Limo tints | Wind deflectors
Remap 190bhp | H&R / Darkside lowering | TRC front splitter | RKD side skirts
Android HU | Focal 2.1+2 audio | Dynamat | 4G WiFi | Wireless phone charge
Build thread here http://caddy2k.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=34095
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Re: Blackberry Life

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Not much going on at the moment other than the Caddy is going in for cam belt / water pump change and service this week.

Probably a bit early for cam belt on 50k miles but it's 4 years old now and no point in regretting eeking out a few thousand extra miles on a cam belt when stuck by the roadside.

Also renewed insurance today, went down by £100 for dropping mileage from 16k to 10k per annum, so that's £310 for me aged 52, no accidents, no convictions, DT3 postcode, full protected NCD, drive other vehicles, legal cover, all mods declared. I know there's been mixed thoughts about Adrian Flux on here, but this is year 3 with them (Admiral sh*t themselves after the remap) and so far so good.
2017 Blackberry Maxi Life 190TDI 6MT OEM+
Santiago 18” | OE Xenons | Limo tints | Wind deflectors
Remap 190bhp | H&R / Darkside lowering | TRC front splitter | RKD side skirts
Android HU | Focal 2.1+2 audio | Dynamat | 4G WiFi | Wireless phone charge
Build thread here http://caddy2k.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=34095
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Re: Blackberry Life

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Not that I was copying you with getting a blackberry but I’ve also just booked mine in for a service which is Tuesday next week, cambelt and water pump the week after, mines just over 53k and I’ve also just renewed my insurance! All just a coincidence of course! :D
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:shock:
2017 Blackberry Maxi Life 190TDI 6MT OEM+
Santiago 18” | OE Xenons | Limo tints | Wind deflectors
Remap 190bhp | H&R / Darkside lowering | TRC front splitter | RKD side skirts
Android HU | Focal 2.1+2 audio | Dynamat | 4G WiFi | Wireless phone charge
Build thread here http://caddy2k.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=34095
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