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Wow, in charge of updating Mark's thread 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O

Like being passed the #RoyalBaby to hold for 5 minutes with everyone watching :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:



Well I don't know the story (which I'm sure is just as interesting/amusing) but here goes with a few pics from Mark's elusive photobucket account.........


I think we're supposed to be looking at the wiper motor here which has arrived back from the USA - but strangely I'm drawn instead to the spanners on the wall....... OCD springs to mind 8O :lol:

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An engine thingy... with nice air filter arrangement :D

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Tailgate getting marked up for trimming...

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And installed.... (check out those shut lines :D )

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Some more interior trim shots. Looking hot Mark!!

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The money shot...... Ooooosh...... 8O

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Gerry is saying "Can we go for a ride soon Mark?"

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Corgi toy on the driveway, looking fresh n new out the box....

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I'm guessing Oxonphil came round at this point and made a right mess.... :lol: :lol:

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And as way of an apology, promised to take Mark's kids out for a drive, even though it was their bedtime (how irresponsible!) :roll:

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They seemed to enjoy it anyway :D :D :D :D :D

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Laters dirt bags!!!!!


Nige / Mark :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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By George! All the visitors and yet no one has been tempted to put the trim in yet? :roll:

Or are you still sourcing it? :(
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excellent update boys :D

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I *think* he's now going with black for the beltline trim insert as the correct red could not be found.

I'm sure I read that somewhere.... :?



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JacksHereR wrote:By George! All the visitors and yet no one has been tempted to put the trim in yet? :roll:

Or are you still sourcing it? :(

Wow Nigwl thats perfect ... great update well done....


Loving the money shot of the inside !!!!

Jack ref the insert on delux trim I'm fitting what I have for now and will keep looking for someone to make a bright red one


As nigel said I've started to fit it but can only do bit's at a time as the next day my finger are so sore !!!!! ( pen pusher did I hear someone say 8O :lol: )

Brakes all done last night so now we can test the brake lights too

wwooooooop wwooooooop

Phil is popping over again on Sunday so we will see how we get on ..... it's phill last chance to help me on this area as his wifey is due to drop the next member of him growing family ....... I think phil has around 5 kids already ........ :wink: .... his surename is walton

Night jimbob :wink: :lol:


Over and out dudes

thanks again nigel it's like having my own PA on the ssvc ...... this really is a special thread :wink:


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nige1171 wrote: Image





OOOOOOP'S SORRY PHIL

Boy how many time have I told you not to put ya feel on the seats GGgggrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr





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:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

I'm bringing the Skoda next time..........lets see how keen they are then :lol:

Phil.

And yes that was me that made all the mess with the wiring in the front :oops:


........It may never work again 8O
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Great update Nigel. Mmmmm marks pa pmsl.
Just have this picture of you pirched on marks knee taking notes for the next instalment.
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8) :D
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Well Mark what can I say!! I have read all of your thread and it's taken me all week!! I'm new on here and have just got a splitty project in probably the same state as yours was! I would like to congratulate you on an epic task you took on and I can't believe the end result you have acheived in what I would say is a short amount of time! It looks fantastic and would love to see Gerry in the flesh. You my friend are a master craftsman and if mine turns out half as good as Gerry I will be chuffed to bits!

Just hope in the future if at all possible I may call on you time to time for some advice when I get stuck into mine.

Really pleased for you and hope Gerry gets many outings soon!

All the best Dusty. :)
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dustbingolfs wrote:Well Mark what can I say!! I have read all of your thread and it's taken me all week!! I'm new on here and have just got a splitty project in probably the same state as yours was! I would like to congratulate you on an epic task you took on and I can't believe the end result you have acheived in what I would say is a short amount of time! It looks fantastic and would love to see Gerry in the flesh. You my friend are a master craftsman and if mine turns out half as good as Gerry I will be chuffed to bits!

Just hope in the future if at all possible I may call on you time to time for some advice when I get stuck into mine.

Really pleased for you and hope Gerry gets many outings soon!

All the best Dusty. :)



Thanks dude. :oops:


As normal I feel humble when people I don't know comment so highly on my work ...... I got loads of new buddy's to meet and shake there hands as people like you with comments like that keep me pushing hard ...... Thank you

You can call on me any time mate and if a can help you I will or at least point you in the right direction .

Good luck with ya build bud


On another note ....

My photo bucket account seams to be accessible by my iPad at last ... So I guess you could say the sun was shinning down on us today






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Well today I've done a little bit more to the engine and fitted the exhaust and also fitted the final window drivers side qtr glass :cheers: :cheers:


In the week I was pm'ed by coops ( Mike and Sarah ) new to the Ssvc ..... They are passing my way today and wanted to pop around and say hi and talk VW


Well what can I say ...... What an amazing couple and they are truly kind people ..... Turned up,with choc's for Louis and Sid and also choc's for Claire to say well done on the trims on Gerry ........ And then ........mmmmmmm,mmmmmmm,m ....... beer for MEEEEEE
I like them already :cheers: ...

All jokes aside we spent a few hours talking and laughing about splitys and our journey into the world of the VW Splity ...... They have a great looking project and if we keep our eyes peeled I feel a new ride nd project thread coming our way

Mike and Sarah it was great to meet you today and I look forward to our next episode :wink:

Sarah I see in your eyes loads of memories of camping in VW's as I kid and you are so excited about your Splity ( yet to be named ) :wink: I share your excitement :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:


Good Luck with ya build guys and thank you so much for your very kind presents :drunken: :drunken:


We are super excited to get rolling in Gerry





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So pls everyone keep ya fingers xed for me and phill tomorrow ref to the electrics ..... If we crack it the next stage will be drop,the engine in and pop some fuel in Gerry and see if we has LIFE :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:



Over and out dirt bags


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:cheers:
Marvellous stuff!! Defo getting there now Mr P!!!!
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Mark a great few posts there truly inspirational stuff there fella, super pictures of how it's all coming together in the final push, also huge congrats to Claire on the interior work looks pro from the photo's. Fingers xed for tomorrow 8O 8)




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Vintage speed exhaust fitted .... Great quality and very easy to fit






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OG heater exchanges all sand blasted and heat resistant painted and fitted ..
..just need to cooper slick the moving bits on the outside









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Also finished off my cavity waxing today ....... Long nose pipe to get into all the impossible to get to places












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Bring on tomorrow



Electric fitting time


Eeeeeeeeeeeekkkkkk





Over and out Perv's :wink:




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