Trailer Box Roof Cover Cap

Trailer Roof

I built this “Trailer Box Roof Cover Cap” because I needed to transport 6 people and their music equipment from the Sunshine Coast to Sydney and back again. It was a bit of a mission, but I got it all done in time. First things first, I serviced the trailer, which included fitting angle iron… Continue reading Trailer Box Roof Cover Cap

Intake Air Hose Replacement

Mazda MPV Air Intake

I noticed that the intake air hose between the Air Filter Box and the Carburettor had been repaired with tape, so I repaired the crack/tear in the rubber with by replacing the tape with ‘Gorilla Tape’, which lasted a few years. More recently I bought a new hose from Mazda Spares, and pleasantly surprised that… Continue reading Intake Air Hose Replacement

Ignition Coils and Spark Plugs for Mazda MPV or Tribute

Ignition Coil Nissan MPV

Here here we go again, after a trip to Sydney in the pouring rain our Mazda MPV started to miss fire. This has happened previously, and so I knew where to start solving the problem. Even so I pulled over at a Service Station three quarters of the way to Sydney, NSW and sprayed WD40… Continue reading Ignition Coils and Spark Plugs for Mazda MPV or Tribute

Why not do my own welding?

I’m Seriously considering learning to weld, and why not I say! It would be very useful around the home, and I will be able use my new skill to design and make metal bases for my cabins. These days you can easily source very affordable mig welders, and a good quality welding mask. Just check… Continue reading Why not do my own welding?

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Small Cabin Base

The cabin is almost complete.  I began building early 2020 (early covid), and here we are in July 2022. I have compiled journal of my progress beginning with the base (this post), moving on to the framing, and the bracing.  This is an update of progress so far. Let’s say it’s very liveable but not yet complete.… Continue reading Small Cabin Base

Nissan Urvan E23 Paint Job (Cream Dream)

The Cream Dream after a respray Dennis from church had a look a my van and agreed to take out the rust, I have to drive here up to Peachester where he has a large shed where he fixes large tourist buses and other things.