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Old 08-01-2019, 02:02 PM   #121
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Cheers Oroskenneth

Yeah its been a bit of a journey, i'm almost there. Just starting to install security into the van now and then after that i shall have yet another go at solving my air in the fuel system problem that's almost a year old & fit my new 5 tonne leaf springs to the back suspension.

Regarding head units i saw this after all the work i did, looks pretty good and uses your own phone, either Apple or Android:

https://www.pioneer-car.eu/uk/products/SPH-10BT

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Old 08-01-2019, 02:11 PM   #122
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Problem with cabinets for tools. You can't get to them.
Throw in a ladder or some wood. Now you can't open a single door. until you unload it all.
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Old 08-01-2019, 04:37 PM   #123
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Hi ECU, if you look at the pics you'll see the main cabinets (sides & bulkhead) are all up off the floor, the wheel box cabinets below that store things like batteries, compressor and stuff thats not directly related to work so everything i use daily is accessible.

That was the main reason for making a compartmented cargo area - so everything is organised and to hand. The previous interior came to resemble a burgled house as i would chuck everything in the saddle boxes over the wheel arches and you couldn't find anything as cavenous as they were.

I even have the spare wheel, relavant tools, fluids and service components in the rear most left hand side compartment all to hand - no crawling under the van to get the spare out.

The collaspable ladder sits in its own compartment inside the sliding door along with my goto consumables like, silicones, fasteners, trade-wipes etc.

Plus the right hand (drivers side) only uses the two topper-most overhead cabinets as everything else is empty so theres plenty of redundancy storage-wise.

Now i'm in possession of a set of 5 ton springs i'm confident i can get the van uprated to 3840kg, might need to change the tyres though apparently, i'll have to check.

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My 150 bargains bought them from a guy on the FB forum, he never fitted them and they look brand new, I was going to buy some later in the year but seeing as these were less than half the cost and in as-new condition I snapped them up.

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Old 08-01-2019, 06:12 PM   #124
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Now i'm in possession of a set of 5 ton springs i'm confident i can get the van uprated to 3840kg, might need to change the tyres though apparently, i'll have to check.

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What size and load index are your current tyres?

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Hi Keith

The tyres are Sailun Commercio VX1 they're 225 70 15 & the load index is 112/110 so thats 1120/1060KG

http://www.sailuntyre.eu/PLT/VX1.html

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Old 08-02-2019, 07:17 AM   #126
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The tyres are Sailun Commercio VX1 they're 225 70 15 & the load index is 112/110 so thats 1120/1060KG

http://www.sailuntyre.eu/PLT/VX1.html

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Roger,

That gives you a max rear axle load of 2,240 kg so IMO good for an increase in GVW to at least 3,800 kg

I have Continental 225/70 R15 112/110 and am plated at 3,800 kg from original conversion to a MH.

Talk to SV Tech http://www.svtech.co.uk/ about what they thinks need doing to uprate your GVW, they are specialists in this field.

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Cheers Keith

I came across that company whilst researching the topic, i'll give them shout.

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Old 08-03-2019, 11:35 AM   #128
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This is where i keep the ladders:

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