Paul’s Barndoor has all the right ingredients. Irv’s restoration, Spikes, Airteriors and Bromsgrove auto trimmers. It’s one super clean bus with a twist. I built and installed a simple modern blade fuse loom for it which gives overall protection without losing its original charm of simplicity.
Asked by mark to supply and fit a new loom to this modified early bay. New bespoke loom with blade fuse board, incorporating leisure, tacho, oil temp and pressure gauges. Along with this the fireboy suppression system was wired through the fuel cutoff solenoid and the fuel pump ran through a safety relay.
Visited the Hayburner HQ to sort out the tail and interior lights on Ned's splitty. A few bodges removed and some new terminals and the tail lights were behaving. After repairing some damaged cable to the interior lights and a good clean up of the fittings the bus had interior lights for the first time in Ned's ownership.
I was called upon by Steve to work on his 1966 deluxe resto. I installed a new loom, splitcharge with leisure circuits and a few auxiliary items. Winner of class at camperjam 2015 this splitty has been lavished with care and attention to detail with quite literally nothing left to chance. Most of the restoration work was completed by Vanimal and Steve himself. The list of quality bits on this build is exhaustive and a real credit to Steve's vision.
Fitting the Sargent unit in Dale's bus and connecting everything up has taken 2 visits so far. It's not that there is tons of work but doing it the way he likes takes a little extra time and with Dale wanting the least amount of alterations to his westy interior and the least amount of hassle in case a unit has to be lifted out, every decision takes a brew, a lot of forward thinking and a bout of brainstorming. And why not? This resto is by far the cleanest example I've ever worked on.
I first worked on this bus at VW SUNSHINE, asked by the new owners to convert to Uk tail lights and up to MOT standard. It was pretty solid and a good base for the plans Adam had in mind. A couple of months later i was called by Adam to call over to Wales to fit it out with a split charge and leisure set up along with a scorpion remote alarm. It now resides in Portugal after Adam and his family uprooted and moved there in it. Hopefully the new climate will see it roadworthy for many years to come.
One of the first Uk buses to get the "French slammer" treatment from Midland early bay, Roger's bus you either love it or hate it. I for one love it. Sorted a few issues out on this bus over a couple of visits and its great to see how its progressing..It's not for everyone but somehow i feel Roger quite likes that!
Craig spent a couple of years on this resto and originally i was called in for a rewire, it soon became apparent Craig had bigger ideas. A starlight twinkling headliner using remote controlled light engines and over a thousand fibre optics, a self built TV lifter that i was required to make remote control, down-light LED's and leisure system with invertor. Add to this 4 way speaker set up and head-unit tidily tucked away in the centre console between the Porsche tombstones . It turns out it's the perfect wedding bus for his business.
i first saw Tony's panel during a fault finding job but it soon became apparent that a full rewire was needed. After sourcing the loom i spent two freezing nights in a friends barn rewiring it. It's one of my favorite buses and have since kitted it out with a cat 1 alarm.