January 2004

A comparison…

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I thought it might be a nice idea to give you a few BEFORE and AFTER shots of the van’s interior, so you can see how much has already been done…. BEFORE & AFTER BEFORE & AFTER BEFORE & AFTER

Roof Clamps

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The roof looks much better since we attached the new seals and gas struts. Currently though, we only have one clamp (technical term: – an over-centre) holding the roof down. Two clamps arrived from Protex today and I’ll hopefully be fitting these at the weekend. They’re much smaller than the one we already have (see… Read More »Roof Clamps

Strutting about…

While attempting to get a good night’s sleep in one of Squiffy’s upstairs bunks, the last thing we’d want is for her pop-up roof to come crashing down on us. Unfortunately, Squiffy’s pop-up roof had managed to convince us of its potential as a death-trap, and so demanded our attention. Once elevated, Squiffy’s roof was… Read More »Strutting about…

The engine saga begins…

With all the efforts going into Squiffy’s interior, we didn’t want to neglect the most important part of our van: the engine. We were going to be asking a lot of it come July, so we wanted to make sure that Squiffy was being propelled by an engine that was up to the challenge. Despite… Read More »The engine saga begins…

Sundowner Oven

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This is my favourite part of the interior so far (and, in my opinion) the cleverest. We’ve got an old Devon sales brochure (circa late 70s) which depicts the two main Devon conversions – the Moonraker and Sundowner. I’ve thumbnailed a few up for you – check out the best 70s fashions! The main one… Read More »Sundowner Oven