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Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by beemer124 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:04 pm

Well, since my last caddy broke down and It started to look a little rough around the edges I decided to buy a newer one.
And since I got a new one I decided to make a little buildtread about it at the same time.

The new one is a -16 102 tdi in Black Pearl, with most of the bells and whistles from the start. It has sliding doors on both sides, rear view camera, adaptiv cruise, bi-xenons, leather mf stearing wheel, leather gear knob and parking brake, electric windows, automatic headlights with auto highbeams and painted bumpers.
I have propably forgotten something, but this was what came to mind at the moment.
It looks like it has been kept really good.
The car is a previously company car for a building company, and I was told by the seller that the company rewarded their employers for keeping their cars in good order by letting them choose what extras they wanted on their next cars. He who had this one before got a fully equipped one I was told.

Anyway here are a couple of photos I took last night.

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The old one is lurking in the background.


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As of plans for this one I have some, but it will propably be taken when time and money allows. The first is a lowering kit, wich it is in dire need of, and then I am looking for a set of Pretoria wheels to put on it. After that I think it will get some new seats.
And being on this forum makes me get lots of new ideas, so we`ll see where it all ends Image
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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by Pepsi » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:40 pm

Looks very smart in black. Looks very clean and tidy too. Got yourself a good van.



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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by beemer124 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:15 pm

Thank you for the kind words, Pepsi


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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by beemer124 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:47 pm

And suddenly something very exciting showed up in my shed...

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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by sylwiu_3gta » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:30 am

Nice looking van and also very well equipped. And I see you allready want to make it even better with those seats 8) ( by the way... from which Audi model are they? )
Do you have also some pictures with the interior?
Good luck with the mods mate!

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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by beemer124 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:09 am

Thank you, matey

The seats are electric S-Line seats from an Audi A5. They are charcoal leather and perforated alcantara with white stitching.

I’m sorry but there is no pics of it yet as I have not got round to fit them. But as soon as they are in I will put up some pics


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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by beemer124 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:30 pm

So, today I finally got to install the seats in my Caddy. Really happy with them. Extremely comfy and great to finally be able to adjust the angle of the sitting cushion Image

I had Stan-the-man make me a loom for the new seats, and I have to say he did an outstanding job with it. Everything slotted in like it should, and every function of the seats functions like it is supposed to Image

I only have one photo at the moment, but here it is Image

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I also got lucky at my local breaker and got a set of black carpets and a centre console from a Touran for £40. I haven’t installed this yet because it needs a really good cleaning, and I’m going to retrim the armrest on the console in either alcantara or leather. I’m thinking leather at the moment, but we’ll see what I decide to go for Image


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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by sylwiu_3gta » Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:36 pm

Top job👍 when I see these seats makes me search also for a pair. I have something similar on my A6 and they are super to sit on. I would choose leather for the armrest

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Re: Norwegian Black Pearl

Post by beemer124 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:42 pm

Thanks for the kind words Yeah, they are really comfortable, really happy with them. The passenger seat has a little dimple in the leather witch I will try to fix with some steam, the driver seat will get a new panel where the adjuster knobs are located since it has a little crack in the plastics, and I’m going to get some leather colour to fix a little cracking in the side bolsters, other than that I’m really chuffed with em.

Unfortunately now the light grey panels in the interior seems out of place so I might have to do something about that to

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