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Post by alan B on Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:13 pm

Good afternoon on the hottest day of year so far in East Kent.  

Bought our beloved VW Trophy back in 2014.  It was in a sorry state of neglect, but still running - just.  We have slowly renovated all the mechanical systems - now running very sweetly so we have to date managed about 25,000 miles in UK and Ireland.  Just back from a very hot music festival in Upton upon Severn - 700 miles of country lanes through parched fields.
Have fallen more and more in love with "Hoppi" [that's its nickname - what it was doing when we first bought it. Managed to cure that].   
I've no background in things mechanical, but find the local specialist dealers are not helpful .  They make excuses because of age of van.  So trying to learn to do jobs myself with advice if I can get it.  Later this summer off on our first trip abroad - to the Netherlands.
Beginning to look now at the internal domestic services to overhaul anything if I can.
Looking forward to joining in.  Safe travelling to all.  Alan B
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Post by Gromit on Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:24 pm

cheers!  Ice cold beers needed here too.
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Post by Askit on Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:38 pm

Welcome to the forum Alan allthumbz

Not quite as hot up here but hot enough happyyes

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Post by harrysp on Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:16 pm

Welcome to the forum, even hot up north. We went to Netherlands in June, loved it.

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Post by Paulmold on Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:31 pm

Welcome from N.E Wales .   handshake

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Post by burlingtonboaby on Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:47 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum from Bridlington
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Post by Paramedic on Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:09 pm

Hello and welcome to this most friendly and informative forum.
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Post by roli on Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:25 am

asof_welcome2 From Wells Next to the Sea

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