Project Charmaine

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Caddyluv » Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:27 pm

If you like grey. Have a look at BMW dravit grey.

About 20 seconds in.


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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by boostedgp » Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:07 pm

Love that colour. Looks like a million bucks.


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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:04 pm

Spent a few quid a TPS

- rear lights
-w8 light
- black handles
- barn door handle
- service kit
- new fuel cap.

Purchased some C brake discs too. Front and rears.
Got to refurbish the s3 rear brakes and finish in acid green. Job for this week.

Purchased a polo gti steering wheel. Off to a good friend of mine for a retrim. Krossstitch UK.

Wrapped all the interior in forged carbon.

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:58 am

Dash getting there.
Still need a touran armrest and a lot of retrimming to do.

Seats on mk5 gti seats on touran bases sitting wayyy to high. Feel like I’m sat in the roof going to down the road so will be making something to correct that.

Time to play around with the Passat W8 light and rear lights. Fit the side rail covers unpainted as decided to leave the van looking rough and send it for a paint once everything is done.

The RCD330 from eBay. What absolute dream of a headunit.
Looks oem. Everything seems to work. really simple plug and play. £200 too. Bargin. Seller I used was the same as mentioned on another post I found ‘eodaworld’. Literally can’t recommend enough.
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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:21 pm

Seat position is just way to high on touran bases and I don’t really condone the safety of just drilling and putting m10 bolts into the standard caddy ones.
What I’ve done isn’t exactly perfect. However it’s more of a happy medium.

Touran bass compared to caddy ones.

Marked out a middle section

Cut away.

Re welded up

Use the caddy middle brace as it’s smaller. Sorry no pics. And weld all back together. Final result is a super super low seat that I can now choose to sit low or decide to pump up.


I will post some pics of the finished article after it is repowder coated. Feel like I’m going to test the driving position for a few days.

Can’t decide to mod the passenger one also or not. Due to the crash safety changes.

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Moving onto the touran armrest. Loads of stuff being retrimmed in alacantara at the minute (can’t spell) so decided to borrow this mod from lister, great idea as the cup holder provided is tragic.

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Rear light transformation thanks to Docs detailed post.

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Dubbsley » Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:16 am


Wow looking good & the MK4 lights look great.


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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:37 pm

First parts coming back from the trimmer.
Best of the best at a super good price. Time served trimmer with the best materials. Think the pictures prove that. Anybody interested in any trimming just mention my name and Joe will sort you out, wheels, gators, knobs, etc.
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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:23 pm

S3 rear brakes half way through rebuilding

Centre console modified. Removed the ashtray and removed the rear vent. To be sent to be retrimmed.

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:44 pm

Fair few updates.

Some of the interior back in.

Bulkhead trimmed.

Rear headlining wip

Work in progress of some trimable sun visors with new mirrors

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Craig Cheatham » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:02 am

Interior looking fantastic, can’t wait to see some detailed pics of it all fitted, spot on!
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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Vag wag » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:20 am

Some nice interesting mods you have done.. 8)

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by fishynos72 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:46 am

Liammano wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:21 pm

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Rear light transformation thanks to Docs detailed post.

Would you be willing to share the part numbers? I've love to run the LHD and RHD combo to keep the twin reverse lights
How many is too many Volkswagens?

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:42 am

All the part numbers came from Docs thread in the how to section.
You have to be carefull what to order as he explains in detail. Best checking that out.


I ordered
2k2.945.095.Q
2k1.945.096.AE

RRP is 63.76 each. I got a nice 28% discount on them due to working for VW group directly.

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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by fishynos72 » Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:51 am

Liammano wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:42 am
All the part numbers came from Docs thread in the how to section.
You have to be carefull what to order as he explains in detail. Best checking that out.


I ordered
2k2.945.095.Q
2k1.945.096.AE

RRP is 63.76 each. I got a nice 28% discount on them due to working for VW group directly.
Legend. given yours is a barn-door van and you're running the double reverse lights, i figured it was a safe bet. I know I'll have to re pin the plugs to suit. cheers
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Re: Project Charmaine

Post by Liammano » Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:40 am

Few updates.
Interior getting there.
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