What did you do to your T25 today?

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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby SamsBus2012 » 12 May 2018, 21:45

Changed the oil and filters then went for a spin
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby BambooBilly » 13 May 2018, 10:59

matteo wrote:BambooBilly . Neat job, I should do similar! How does that fire extinguisher work? Looks like a wise precaution. Do you have any more info on it?

BambooBilly wrote:Replaced the engine lid insulation and added a Blazecut fire extinguisher


Hi Matteo, I got mine from Campervan Culture https://campervanculture.com/shop/blaze ... uisher-t3/
Hoping I'll never see it in action, but the Blazecut video on YouTube gives me peace of mind!
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby badgerfax » 16 May 2018, 17:59

Fitted Ebat reversing sensors.

Reversed into a post last week & bent the bike rack :cry:
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby Mr Bean » 16 May 2018, 22:03

BambooBilly wrote:
matteo wrote:BambooBilly . Neat job, I should do similar! How does that fire extinguisher work? Looks like a wise precaution. Do you have any more info on it?

BambooBilly wrote:Replaced the engine lid insulation and added a Blazecut fire extinguisher


Hi Matteo, I got mine from Campervan Culture https://campervanculture.com/shop/blaze ... uisher-t3/
Hoping I'll never see it in action, but the Blazecut video on YouTube gives me peace of mind!


I just replaced my Injector lines etc for Ethanol tolerant tubing and likewise fitted a Blazecut for peace of mind. However I do perceive the Blazecut to be a one shot device and so would envisage that a fire capable of re-ignition due to residual heat could do just that - reignite - once the smothering blanket of fire suppressant vapour dissipates. So I feel that it is important to shut off the fuel pump at least at the point of activation although: Out of interest while initiating the fuel rail supply with the ignition on but the engine not cranking I couldn't get air or fuel to squirt from the bleeding screw at the junction of the front lines and the fuel feed line. Not giving it too much thought I just assumed that the fuel pressure regulator is closed until it sees a reduction of pressure - vacuum - from the "Tee" coupling to the vacuum advance on distributor diaphragm line on the upon cranking. (Note to self- check that out.) It also occured to me that the fire suppressant vapour would be ingested into a running engine and starve the engine of oxygen so stopping it. Although my air is ducted from the side air vent so not in my case.
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby RCN » 20 May 2018, 21:32

Not today but yesterday. Went for the vans MOT and she passed with flying colours :ok
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby 300CE » 22 May 2018, 20:53

Over the last couple of days have been prepping, spraying and painting various bits:

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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby Mr Bean » 23 May 2018, 10:29

Got to admit that I repaired, straightened, painted or otherwise titivated the stuff I removed to get the engine out before I re-installed it.

Blimey no spellcheck intervention on titivation :shock: )

But had to remind myself of the old adage: handsome is as handsome does so functionality has to be the main driver. :ok
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby 300CE » 23 May 2018, 16:25

Mr Bean wrote:Got to admit that I repaired, straightened, painted or otherwise titivated the stuff I removed to get the engine out before I re-installed it.

Blimey no spellcheck intervention on titivation :shock: )

But had to remind myself of the old adage: handsome is as handsome does so functionality has to be the main driver. :ok


I must admit I seem to be getting a bit more OCD in my older years. I’ve just bought some new door handles too as wasn’t happy with how the paint was curing on the old ones! I’ll also machine polish the van ready for new wax which will take about 8 hours!
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Re: What did you do to your T25 today?

Postby tforturton » 23 May 2018, 21:18

Took it for an MOT. It passed - no advisories.
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