Viscount Grand Tourer

expanda

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Hi @expanda the van looks sensational, is it all done now? (I know they are never really all done but you know what I mean)
Hahhahahahahahahha sorry had just had to.

Its done so as in I have just spent a very comfortable month in her in some nasty weather and it was very comfortable for a family of four.

Still need to reclad the outside going to go with fibreglass sheeting for this job.

The most pressing job is really just making some changes after the month just gone as we have identified some things we want to make it more comfortable.

So we want to -

1) New fridge and larger, going to start another discussion on this as I am want something bigger 150l + but want to make sure I get the right thing. Have been reading up on compressor fridges as I am sick of stuff going off quickly in the absorption fridges but concerned about not being able to run it whilst touring.

2) We want to change the positing of the bed to the same as the old starcraft where the bed runs the length of the van. This would free up a section at the rear for a shower toilet. The main con is we would loose most of lounge so I am just doing some measurements to see how much of the lounge I can keep.

There is plenty of other stuff with the cladding I.e Change Windows to perspex and paint the widow trims black.

Plus a new sock on the pop top.

So a few things to do but primary thing is the fridge and then if we can keep some lounge and utilise the bed in the process then a shower toilet and then cosmetic stuff.
 

Dobbie

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At least you can use it now...and the other bits as the time and opportunity arise.

It sure looks better!
 

expanda

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So about to start work on the van again to get it sorted for the Flinders meet.

Plan is to rotate the bed so it's long ways.

Will loose a section of the lounge but you can sit on the bed in its replacement.

This will free up a spot in the corner were I am going to install a toilet.

Going the thetford cts 4110 will install against the side wall and rotate the bowl.

Also putting in a battery charger, water pump and tank plus converting lights to led.

Will keep you posted with some pics along the way.

Just sourcing a bed frame etc....