Sorry chaps we can no longer use direct uploading without paying for it. I dont want to do that so we will have to do it the old fashioned way and use hosting. I use a free account at www.photobucket.com to upload is no harder than attaching to an email.once signed up you click on the 'Upload' button top right of the page Click on the 'choose photos and videos' button. This brings up a box that shows (once you have selected your photo file) the pics you have on your computer. Select one (similar to attaching a pic to an email) and then click on the thumbnail when it's uploaded. This takes you to a new page, with a bigger version of the image, and to the right of it are a list of codes. Click on the one labled IMG and copy it. Then go to your post, put your cursor where you want the image to be. Right click and select paste. This will put the image code in your post. Any probs just ask.
HI Folks, I have a MK1 1974 Transit Campervan. I bought her as a wreck & have slowly been restoring her over the past few years. I started on the camper as she was leaking badly & was already drive-able. She was leaking from the roof on the right hand passenger's side over the cab. Unbeknownst to me she was rotted through, so I had to replace the roof, left hand side & the back. Still keeping the original windows & entry door. Being a crazy fisher person, I put up the long PCP pipe you can see on the side to hold my rods. After I had the roof, left hand side and back replaced
The good side which didn't need replacing
Rotted wood around temporary sky light
Roof falling in
More rot & water damage
Rotted front roof
Old cupboard doors
Door fell off, rotted roof caving in
Roof rotted all the way to the back
Better view of how damaged the roof was
There used to be a front window. Broken & leaking
Got rid of the cupborad & put in a fishing tackle rack
Driver's side view
New passenger's side
New sky vent
You’ve got to have tunes for your ride, so I put in a new stereo with blue tooth capability & USB so I can charge my phone & talk safely while on the road. New speakers for the back, the front speakers were already great. After that, I did what I could inside, like change the cupboard doors from terrible cheap chipboard to marine pine. Every time you opened a door, chips of wood would flutter down over everything. There was so much fake wood grain, I just painted them white. To break things up a bit & brighten it up. I slowly replaced the wood under the seats, as it had also seen better days too. I reupholstered all the cushions with an industrial water & fire resistant fabric which I got for a song & in just the right colour too. Lastly I replace the linoleum floor and man did that make a huge difference! It made everything pop & look new & fresh. The last thing I need to do is make new curtains which I hope will make a huge difference too. I’m glad I haven’t yet as there has been so much dirt & dust with all the Reno’s I’ve done. Now that I’m almost done, I’m tempted to re do the laminex in the kitchen. We will have to wait & see on that.
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captbingo: Hi. Need front Brake Calipers, both sides, for Mk1 LWB TRW 130 1977 diesel. Theyre 4 piston, single feed Calipers, ( poss Twin feed type OK) anyone know of a pair?
Mar 2, 2019 18:48:56 GMT 1
FredTransit: Hello jonnochap!
Jan 25, 2019 22:18:33 GMT 1
aussiebob: Hi Conrod all the best for 2019 the strips look the part please let me know when you have sorted out the final details with them and i will arrange payment for a set. Regards
Jan 21, 2019 5:53:45 GMT 1
FredTransit: Captbingo like the pics, you need to put them in a thread as posts here drop off and don't gert seen eventually
May 22, 2018 10:43:52 GMT 1
captbingo: Getting the hang of postimage- chose wrong option last time! Hopefully here's the photos at last!
May 9, 2018 17:22:38 GMT 1
captbingo: Thought I'd post a 1st photo of newly acquired MK12.5 diesel 1977 Camping Car. Found in France, been a a barn for 3 years, but starts & drives! Blurry 'Eck. What have I started now. s5.postimg.cc/igox1s
May 9, 2018 16:52:25 GMT 1
captbingo: Allo Allo. Just acquired a MK 1 1977 2.5 diesel Camping Car. Its RHD UK Reg, but in SW France, a virtual 'Barn-Find' but starts/runs & only minimal corrosion. Lots to do though. Thought I'd say hello & will add photos later. Capt Bingo
May 9, 2018 16:37:50 GMT 1
patstevens: Loking for some parts for new project build.cab doors .side loader and pair of twin wheeler rear arches
Apr 5, 2018 0:47:21 GMT 1
sean130868: whats the value on 1980 stripped out camper tidy van with MOT any ideas?
Jan 29, 2018 16:44:57 GMT 1
rckybrook: Hi. My Mk1 has a declared date of manufacture on the V5 as 1978. It was first registered abroad, and registered in the UK November 1978(it is RHD by the way). However, the engine plate in the drivers foot well has the build year stamped as 77, and if I dec
Jan 24, 2018 14:17:37 GMT 1
russellhoman: Ihave been undertaking a long term renovation of a 1977 mk1 transit motor caravan sometimes on the road sometimes off this has cost lots of money, recently a completely selfish so called fan of mk1 transits stole rare engine parts from it info please
Nov 8, 2017 8:17:23 GMT 1
russellhoman: I have been undertaking a long term renovation of a 1977 mk1 transit motor caravan sometimes on the road sometimes off this has cost lots of money, recently a completely selfish so called fan of mk1 transits stole rare engine parts from it info please
Nov 6, 2017 20:16:38 GMT 1
davejake: hi does anyone have front brake shoes for a 1976 35 cwt
Jul 29, 2017 23:19:42 GMT 1
k3vyn: Hello All, Brought a Mk2 1978 Ci Motorhome for restoration and so excited and happy to be here.
Jul 9, 2017 7:40:56 GMT 1
justcruiser: Hi I have a French lhd mk1 bull nose and was going to convert it to rhd but have found a 1978 a series lhd does anyone now whitch steering box would fit ie transit etc
Mar 6, 2017 20:49:56 GMT 1