Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

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Re: Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

Post by retrovan » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:02 pm

Thanks Nick, yes it went well till it started overheating, then it was back home being towed by the Beetle in 3rd gear.

Had a lot of fun with the nylon strap burning off at the exhaust every few kilos, but made it back home before the strap was too short..... :lol:

(Had to fix to the gearbox mount)

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Re: Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

Post by Haans » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:01 pm

So that in itself was an experience not to be forgotton !
Glad you are safe albeit a bit cheezed off i'd say

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Re: Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

Post by fourier » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:09 pm

Sorry to hear of your troubles Herman. I was looking forward to seeing your cars at the show, but will have to wait until next year... Sure you'll have it sorted in no time!
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Re: Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

Post by retrovan » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:53 am

Thanks guys.

yes I was going against everything I preached so it had to happen.

Always said that a classic had to be driven short routs around the house, and then bigger and longer runs, till it had proved it will do a road trip.

But as they say, school fee's are a bitch.

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Re: Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

Post by sean » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:09 pm

No no no Herman. Maybe its your mechanical skills. :twisted: :lol:

I absolutely love the challenge of taking a long trip with an untested car. Best way to check if you did a good job or not. :shock:

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Re: Retrovans 75 Fleetline panelvan - Project

Post by retrovan » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:58 pm

sean wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:09 pm
No no no Herman. Maybe its your mechanical skills. :twisted: :lol:

I absolutely love the challenge of taking a long trip with an untested car. Best way to check if you did a good job or not. :shock:
:shock:

Love a challenge like that as well, did it with the Bay to KKK last year, but then I was testing MY OWN work......

This time it was out of my hands... :cry:

Hey !!!! .. Wait a minute....Are you trying to insult my Angle grinding skills......??. :roll:

:lol: :lol:

:wink:

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1952 Split Beetle 1835cc twin 34ICT's (Azure Blue)
1968 Fastback (2Lt.type4)twin 34ICT's( Red)
1972 Low Light Bay Panel Van (2Lt type 4)twin 34ICT's(White)
1975 Fleetline Panel Van 1914cc twin 34ICT's(Aqua Blue/White)

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