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New family vehicle

Post by 77_TYX » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:06 pm

I got told that the wife's A3 wasnt practical enough...so I got her a VW Transporter Kombi 6 seat 150...and then put 20s on it, bilstein coilovers and remapped it. It's so much fun but I may have to sell a kidney as the shopping list to modify it is rather long.
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Re: New family vehicle

Post by GraemeW » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:28 pm

i like it. We looking at van conversion motorhomes, except they are all so boring to drive. May need to get some advice from you

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by John Scherrer » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:31 pm

Just one or two bikes .. :D
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Re: New family vehicle

Post by Karl V » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:56 pm

Definitely needs a spoiler Simon!

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by 77_TYX » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:25 pm

There's lots left to do...sportline front bumper/rear spoiler, side bars, LED headlights/rear lights, stereo and components, sound deadening and carpeting in the rear and leather retrim. Quick way to spend £10k...so it'll take a while to do it all especially as it's 'only' the family car.

Graham, it drives very differently to a car but the coilovers has changed it completely. No floating around corners or bouncing over bumps. The remap has taken it from 150bhp to 190bhp and a chunk more torque. I'd definitely have a look at a caravelle, if you're looking for a motor home, but its pricey for what it is.

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by CAG3D » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:37 pm

Got any bikes for sale???!!!


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Re: New family vehicle

Post by Karl V » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:42 pm

Have you had the whips cut down Simon?

I seem to remember them being 6 foot, or did I make that up???
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Re: New family vehicle

Post by 77_TYX » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:48 pm

CAG3D wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:37 pm
Got any bikes for sale???!!!
I could afford to lose one of my s-works venges. Apparently two is greedy.

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by 77_TYX » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:49 pm

Karl V wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:42 pm
Have you had the whips cut down Simon?

I seem to remember them being 6 foot, or did I make that up???
I have to undo them and lower them behind each seat to get the car into the garage.

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by 77_TYX » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:32 pm

Black roof bars fitted, dynamic indicators fitted, black rear VW badge fitted and silver Transporter badges removed. The sportline front bumper and rear spoiler are ready to be painted, along with gloss black grill with red stripe and black VW badge and black trapezoid side bars.

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by Andrew300 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:40 am

Alex the club chairman has got one of those , bit more pink though :)

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Post by Alex Brandon-Smith » Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:50 pm

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It's all about the Ariels, the Red Transporters and the bikes Simon! Love my (pink) van....Andrew is going colour blind because he's getting so old :fence:
310=325! That'll be the Presidential Remap kicking in... :vroom:

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by Karl V » Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:25 pm

I'm with @Alex Brandon-Smith - That's definitely not pink @Andrew300.

More... lipstick colour...

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Re: New family vehicle

Post by Alex Brandon-Smith » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:19 am

:-* :-* ;) ;)
310=325! That'll be the Presidential Remap kicking in... :vroom:

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