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Huttopia



Member Since: 26 Jun 2017
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Mike, thank you, the brochure arrived yesterday, very kind of you.

Thanks

Huttopia

Post #476051 17th Apr 2018 7:04am
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Huttopia



Member Since: 26 Jun 2017
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All I’ve done so far is put petrol in and smile. 500 or so miles of sedate driving. I’ve cleaned the front seats but that has been it.

The remedial work starts 4th May when it goes to 4x4 Development for a mechanical run through and service. The paintwork that needs attending to is being done after that.
I’ve got a new Bordeaux decal made up and a rear badge on order. I’ve done the grille with a coating of G4 Techniq and it has come up pretty well. The drivers seat base is scheduled for replacement in Nov.
So getting there slowly and enjoying the process.

Post #476669 24th Apr 2018 7:18pm
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Huttopia



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Reached this milestone today, not bad for 17 years!



A drop link and a service have been it so far, circa 1500 miles, very happy. I’ve noticed the passenger side micro switch can scroll intermittently and the cruise control once set can sometimes get slower, but I’m living with these for now.

The kids love the old bus!

Post #480259 5th Jun 2018 9:44pm
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The grills fade as they dry out over the years. To get can idea of the original colour find the cheapest vegetable oil you have in the cupboard and gently rub it in. If doesn't last forever but it does improve things. If you're feeling brave you can also gently heat the plastic with a hairdryer as this also restores some of the colour.

Post #480323 7th Jun 2018 12:08am
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Thanks David L, I cleaned it all down and used some gtechniq product on it, which brought it bake to life. It doesn’t look brand new, but good enough.

I see LRO this month have P38s as ‘hot’ in their buying guide. That will be the day!

PH

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