The plastic hinges of the fuel door in a Ford Transit are prone to fail. Especially leaving the van when parked next to another vehicle, will force you more backwards, thus hooking the fuel door’s lip with your trouser’s pocket.Continue reading Ford Transit Fuel Door Repair
Replacing the leaking fill dish of the fresh water tank in the RV with a marine type deckfill and testing if it works.
In addition, I worked on my small oil painting as a simple interior decorating idea for the RV and I placed multiple N52 Neodymium magnets into the legs of the Murphy bed, to keep them in place while driving.
Watch all my videos on YouTube!
In an effort to finish the driver’s side of the interior, I prepared a molding for the bottom of the Murphy bed and started to replace the fill dish and hoses at the fresh water tank.
The wardrobe side wall also got a Formica finish. In addition, I started on a long-term project: a small oil painting of a Mondriaan piece for the Murphy bed. As the oil paint needs to dry completely between applications, this will take a couple of months to accomplish. Next week, the main push is to apply Formica to the Murphy bed.
Continue reading Picture Frame & Canvas
Just in time for the holidays my odometer stopped working. Quick research pointed in the direction of the speed sensor and the van’s maintenance codes confirmed that. A visit to the auto shop resulted in a new replacement part.
5 Minutes under the van at the transmission completed the job. I have to remind myself to give the van a full inspection, before leaving on extended trips.
The rear ladder is more decoration than useful attribute, but over the years screws have gone missing and rust has appeared. As it is a small job, I could do it when I had an hour to spare.
First removed the ladder by removing the old screws. The rust cleaned up quite nicely and in short order everything was reattached with new stainless steel screws.
Now it is time to do some restoration work to the floor.
Now I had to fill the dozen or so holes in the floor, that were left after the removal of the bench, chairs and safety belts.