Jambo, being tarted up abit

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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Dazco » 11 Mar 2013, 13:04

i would have prefered a proper RR bed to tell you the truth. Its just a Ply base with a hinged back , not very secure. i still have some work to do on that, Seat belts are just for the dog harnesses to stop em wandering round in the back, they also know now that once they are clipped in , they are off for a drive and settle down straight away :ok
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby 300CE » 11 Mar 2013, 13:42

What an absolute quality thread Dazco and i doff my cap to you for all the blood, sweat & tears that has gone into renovating your van! :ok
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Dazco » 11 Mar 2013, 14:35

there was blood and tears but not a lot of sweat, thanks mate :ok
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby benlawlor85 » 11 Mar 2013, 14:38

Yeah its a great thread and im sure its helped loads of people. Its nice to see a driveway restoration. Enjoy the snow we have just got 60mph wind.
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Dazco » 11 Mar 2013, 14:41

its all those beans your eating :wink:
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby phredd » 11 Mar 2013, 15:57

Daz mate after seeing those last pics I think the name "Jambo" should be changed to "Jumba"

ps:- the word Jumba means Palace in Swahili.

Great pics indeed. Stand proud Rafiki, a job well done.
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Bucketbabe » 17 Feb 2014, 22:13

Flippy flip!!!
That's some thread and some restoration job. I take my hat off to you both. Having seen Jambo at Dubfreeze, I would never have guessed at your starting point. Wow.



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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby keith » 17 Feb 2014, 23:07

Bloody hell Daz....when you told me about the work that you did on the van on saturday night .....and then seeing the before pics ....all i can say is WOW....what a transformation.
What a great record of your hard work too.

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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Dazco » 18 Feb 2014, 11:37

Thanks. I loved every minute of it :? Even when I nearly lost my fingers to the angle grinder and then almost my other hand putting out a fire , oh yeah and the welding sparks in my ears and the burnt trousers and legs. Eeeeeee wot fun we had :rofl
Thanks guys, makes it all worth while to hear that.
Just got her booked in ( will be the first job I've paid for :cry: ) for an extra lpg tank to be fitted , so should have a 350 mile range on the cheap stuff. Then I can fit the goodies I got from dubfreeze :ok
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby kevtherev » 18 Feb 2014, 12:40

I had a sneaky look too

good job there mate :ok
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Dazco » 02 Jan 2015, 23:42

After getting the extra tank fitted by Andy at Campershack ( He's a good lad ) im getting around 375 to 390 from one filling , usually 100 litres , that's max from one filling . Makes life so much more bearable on lpg.
Next job is the spare wheel carrier for the back. Been holding off on this as it requires some messing around.
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Smosh » 03 Jan 2015, 10:41

Just read through this, nice job you did there Dazco! I like the layout inside. Is the bed R'n'R or does a piece drop in?

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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Dazco » 03 Jan 2015, 11:00

You have to lift the 2 small square seats out then the seat base and back fold flat to form the bed base , very simple.
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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby monster » 03 Jan 2015, 13:44

Wow what a fantastic job you've done there Daz looks absolutely amazing well done :ok

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Re: Jambo, being tarted up abit

Postby Smosh » 03 Jan 2015, 17:57

Dazco wrote:You have to lift the 2 small square seats out then the seat base and back fold flat to form the bed base , very simple.


Sounds complex and rubbish you should sell it, or bin it. I'll tell you what I'll take it out your way for you! :)

I'd like a similar layout in my van, a full width bed would suit my more erm... padded build. Haha.
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