Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Archer63 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:42 am

Valid points Sid & Engel !
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Post by dieseltojo » Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:26 am

Archer63 wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Yep....those metal steps can get BLOODY hot !!
Damn I never thought of that, mate, thanks for adding to my work load...... :) Probably stop a bit of slipping too.
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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Archer63 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:10 am

No worries DT...happy to help :)

Have found the marine carpet good as it's hard wearing, but I have dark blue which can also get a little warm in direct sunlight whereas the grey might be a bit cooler ?
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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Jay&dee » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:27 am

Still waiting for some genius to invent a diesel cooler. Just the opposite to the diesel heater.
I know that it is a big ask, but hell we can land a thingo on Mars and with parasailing we can fly like a bird. We have satellites in space etc etc, so why no diesel cooling system.
Wish I knew how to invent one, as I would make a fortune through the Caravan and camping industry.
Just a thought

Hey Old Techo,

Any ideas mate.

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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Ancient Mariner » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:04 pm

Not simple and not cheap, I fitted hydraulic levellers to my MH and I just push a button
but it works for me and no arguments from you know who
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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by bigal42 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:29 pm

Fitted a beer can crusher to front of van,now when bush camping I can crush a few slabs of beer cans down to a small bag for easy disposal.

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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by dieseltojo » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:18 pm

Hey big bigal42 ,I dunno whether to applaud this invention or feel sorry that I too have a need for such a device.... :lol:
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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Lance » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:27 pm

Does it work with Merlot boddles............ :!:

But that aside.............

My most useful & simple van addition is Annee, she's very handy to have about when boddles need disposal. 8-)

But that aside .......

She does other stuff as well :razz:
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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Tripping Away » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:43 pm

Lance wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:27 pm
Does it work with Merlot boddles............ :!:

But that aside.............

My most useful & simple van addition is Annee, she's very handy to have about when boddles need disposal. 8-)

But that aside .......

She does other stuff as well :razz:
Good to see you taking your own advice Lance from another post and discussing the topic.

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Re: Whats your most useful & simple van addition or retro fit?

Post by Lance » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:46 pm

There's a problem ?

Anne IS my most useful addition and/or inclusion in the camper.
I'd be lost without her, she's proven that several times.

Your issues ?
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