2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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Absolute bargain of a find!

Got these 2017 Q5 half leather half alcantara heated seats for dead cheap, I've been after seats for about 3-4 months..

You have to cut a few little bits off which is very easy and they go straight on touran bases. ImageImageImageImageImageImage

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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they look the ducks ;)
good score, well worth the wait
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stu_b wrote:they look the ducks ;)
good score, well worth the wait
Can't help but think they make the rest of the front look old, though Image

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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im not sure your meaning ...

as in they bring the whole interior down ?
or
they are so nice the rest of the interior is substandard ?

irrespective, you got some nice creature comforts
don't fret about minor technicalities - go for a drive and feel the comfort and forget about your worries
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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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stu_b wrote:im not sure your meaning ...

as in they bring the whole interior down ?
or
they are so nice the rest of the interior is substandard ?

irrespective, you got some nice creature comforts
don't fret about minor technicalities - go for a drive and feel the comfort and forget about your worries
Yeah, as in because they're quite new, I think a steering wheel change would sort it right out, but thanks a lot, mate!

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Vans has been leaking due to a failed washer on the sump plug, so I've taken the chance to replace the oil filter and sump plug. Image

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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Looks smart
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Haven't posted for a while, gave her a good clean inside and out!

Also got lucky with this front end the other day and awaiting some other bits and bobs and I'll be getting this sorted very soon!
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So the front end conversion completed but definitely wasn't as easy as I thought! Couple.of hiccups...

Outside temp sensor broken and had to be repaired.
Coolant sensor snapped.

Needs the bonnet and wings aligned and also where I got the wing tips from they only sent out one bracket for the wings to bolt down so will need a revisit at some point.

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I have had more photos. I also had some new wheel archs delivered last thing Friday, and I thought the quality was really decent.ImageImageImageImageImage

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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Good job on the conversion, looks great!
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snuffegull wrote:Good job on the conversion, looks great!
Thanks mate, definitely not an easy task!

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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Nice job, great result! Fair play for sticking with it through the struggles, we all run in to them lol. It's a credit to you

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kobat79 wrote:Nice job, great result! Fair play for sticking with it through the struggles, we all run in to them lol. It's a credit to you

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Thanks mate. The struggles is really the painting side and the weather tbh! Oh and the wind blowing the gas from my welder ..

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Re: 2008 Ravenna blue caddy build

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Spent the best part of 8 hours today underneath a gazebo just giving my van a once over with the polisher and a bit of medium cut.

Mostly the bonnet that really needed it, tbf after being stored.ImageImageImageImage

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