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    warning to check your axle!

    On the way home from a camping trip at the weekend felt the back end of the van go strange. At the time i was going down a steepish hill which is quite twisty. Thinking i had a puncture i went for the brakes but pedel went to the floor. Went down a gear but there was zero engine braking as well...
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    Engine mounts needed urgently

    Can anyone supply me with a pair of new or good used engine mounts? Its a 1974 1725. The ones on it have turned to liquid tar and the engine is resting on the alternator which is slackening the fan belt and making it slip. Result is flat battery and over heating. [B)] Cheers I just need a good...
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    Hey you

    Just spotted the commer/dodge in the pink floyd video for Hey you. Its at the beginning of the riot scene and appears three times. :) I just need a good rootes...
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    What did you do to your Commer today?

    Ill go first:D Un seized the clutch, fixed a flat tyre, reset the ignition timing a bit more retarded to reduce pinging, adjusted valve clearances, fresh coolant tightened fan belt, replaced dead brake light bulb, and much much more in this one time limited offer.....:D:) So what did you do to...
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    So has it been done?

    Been doing a bit of reading and wondered if anyone has actually fitted a turbo to a 1725 and what would realistically be involved? How would boost work with a carb? (Im running an SU) Anyone? I just need a good rootes...
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    1960 slider

    Just heard from a guy here who has a 1960 slider. Pointed him in this direction so hopefully he will pop in and introduce himself and van.:) I just need a good rootes...
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    Cold air

    I have noticed that once the air temp goes down in the evening the commer runs way better, a noticable increase in power. This has me thinking would an intercooler be a good mod? Would it be feasible? I just need a good rootes...
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    DISASTER !!

    :( went out for a lovely drive in the Commer on saturday. Weather went south on the way home but got back safe and sound. Tucked the Iceman up nice and dry in his garage. Went down this morning to get the child seat out to put it in the car and. AAAAAARRRRRRHHHHHHHHH........:(:(:( Somehow...
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    Windscreen blackout cover

    I have spent yonks searching on here but cant find a pic of one that i remember seeing. It is a single piece of material that wraps round from door to door and covers the windscreen as well. I thought it was a great idea and would like to make one for iceman. Anyone remember where the photo was...
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    Blond moment

    Just supposing that such a thing could ever happen to me...:I what would be the effects of connecting up the battery the wrong way round...[:0]:I ? (Only for a couple of seconds) I just need a good rootes...
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    Performance boost

    This should do it. No more trudging up the hills :D I just need a good rootes...
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    Looks nice

    This looks like a really nice example. Wish I had the dosh (and the space) :) I just need a good rootes...
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    This looks like fun

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/dodge/spacevan/auction-542828470.htm Just goes to show a V8 can be squeezed between the seats! I just need a good rootes...
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    Not too bad looking this one

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/caravans-motorhomes/motorhomes/up-to-5-metres/auction-523262831.htm I just need a good rootes...
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    MPG

    Well over the last month or so I have been getting a bit peeved with having to keep putting petrol in the tank every 500 meters... I have been getting a reliable 22mpg but not to happy with that so had a fiddle:) Been out for a decent run today (to the beach) and after a quick calculation it has...
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    Looking for a new name

    Well ever since we have had Iceman the name has been ok but that was because he was a big white box, and looked a bit like a chilly bin! Now however with his new green and cream paint job the name just doesn't quite seem right. So it's time for a renaming! To this end we are looking for...
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    Didn't know they even made these, rare...

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/car-parts-accessories/vintage-parts/other/auction-512654847.htm In a bit of a state but not impossible, lots of work but defo worth saving. I just need a good rootes...
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    What a tasty little number

    http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/other/hillman/auction-512324763.htm Quite like this, it's cute:) I just need a good rootes...
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    The peak of perfection

    And we think our vans have a large peak at the front[:0] http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/other/bedford/auction-511354187.htm Can you imagine how this would handle in a cross wind[:0][:0][:0]:D I just need a good rootes...
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    Road trip

    Got a notion to go on a road trip! Thinking of going to Wellington which is a 1000 mile 1600km return trip from here! Should shake out any teething problems. Plan to go around 18th October for the long weekend :) I just need a good rootes...
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