Personally I love before and after pictures in makeover stories. It gives you in one blink of an eye the “What” (what has changed) without having to read the why and the how of the makeover artist. In other words without the BS…..!! The entrance: Exterior: Home bar (previous vacuum cleaner cabinet): Before Cockpit… Continue reading Before – after pictures
After the previous posts on curtains, flooring, speakers and upholstering the OEM steering wheel and dash frame the final result can (finally) be shown today. Pfffttt. It was much harder then I thought to place everything back. Somehow getting the new LED dash lights to work was a nightmare. But its ready now and it… Continue reading Dash and cockpit is ready.
Instead of buying new seat belts you might consider a cheap bargain. On the internet you can find vintage car businesses who paint the old OEM straps, claiming its fine to do so and it never fails.But how can you test it….. So lets see how this should work: Required materials: lacquer thinner (I am using just thinner as laquer… Continue reading Seat belts what to do?
Yes! Today the floor has been installed. After all the delays I had with installing kitchen – dash and electricity I did not got the nerves nor the energy to do the flooring myself anymore. A good friend (were we ordered the flooring from) stepped in and offered to help for a friendly price. I… Continue reading Flooring finally installed
Behind the cockpit is a curtain rack to divide the drivers seats from the living/ sleeping area. You can close the curtains while driving at night while the people in the back have the lights on. Or the curtains can be used for insulation (When camping in winter so you do not need to heat the front). All… Continue reading Voiles curtains for a livingroom feel
WHAT???!! Yes indeed my next project is the steering wheel. This is how it looked before so you can imagine we had to do something about all these cracks. What choices are there? Well off course you can order a totally new one but the OEM wheel belongs to the OEM dash so you wont have the… Continue reading Steering wheel make over
The cockpit is painted a while ago but the dash is still hanging poorly in his new surroundings. When this is finished, the floor carpet can be placed and the chairs can go back in place. The dash is back in place. It looks wonderful. It has the same color but different texture (headliner Sky). Now we ca… Continue reading Cockpit original dash upholstered