Modifications Overview

Day one – The arrival and start of modification
10:00, ready to go to the Land Rover dealer to finally pick-up OLLI, the new Defender.Arrived exactly on agreed time,
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Day two – mod’s continued
08:00 Early start to continue the needed modifications
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Day three – T-Day
Today was the heavy load day. installing the toptent
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Day four – A bit relaxing
All tired from past days, we did a bit easy today.
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Day five – Wet
Back to work, so less time to work on Olli.
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TC-Day!
Today is TC-Day… Technical Checkup or MOT to get Olli legal on the road
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Some more hours
Did some more hours work…
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Small things
Over the last day’s not much has changed
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Heights and depths
Measurements are taken…
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Raised Cubby Box
In need for an extra space to fit the extra electrics, an box needed to be made
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Worklight and quick release cubbybox
Yesterday and today we modified the way the cubbybox is attached to the “techroom”
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Tinted Windows
A free day due to Belgian National Day. So what better to do but working on Olli
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Isolation Part 1
Cooler temperatures and some hours without rain. Ideal to install the isolation.
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Isolation Part 2
Went this afternoon to Peter from Verreweg to collect the interiour storage cabinets
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Lightbar and lights
No more rain. Time to install the light-bar and the lights
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Let there be light
Wiring done… Let there be LIGHT…
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Cabinets
Last 3 days was working on the cabinets from verreweg.be
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Interior work
Sunday, neighbors are gone… we can make noise….
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Mattress and Treesliders
Sleeping and sliding is now possible…
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“War” Lights
Well…. That’s what I call them when using that red light at night 🙂
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Raised air-intake and exterior table
Today we’ve taken the time to install the raised air-intake and make the exterior table to attach on the cargo-rails.
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Details I
Sunday, so we can’t make loud noise…
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Skid-plate – Outdoor table 2.0 – stickers
Productive afternoon today….
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Water tank and table 3.0rc
Last works to do before the first test
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Blackout
Keep out the light and isolate
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Last additions before the trip
Some last (not final) additions before we’re of to the Alps
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Switch changes
After the first long trip it was clear some of the switches needed to change
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Eberspacher Airtronic D4
As we want to use Olli all year for camping, some internal extra heating is needed
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Snow Cowl
Klaar maken voor de winter
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Mirror Gloves / Spiegelwanten
Met de winter voor de deur dachten we ook aan verwarmde spiegels… With winter in front of us we were
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Bonnet Checkerplat / Motorkap traanplaat
For future plans we need to re-enforce the bonnet. Voor onze toekamst plannen is het nodig om de motorkap te
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HD suspension
Still suffering from a shacking defender, and a dealer who is unable to find the root cause we decided to
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New Rims / Nieuwe velgen
I ordered the first rims with a wrong part number.
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Side-locker
Finaly some time to install the goodies that arrived earlier from Nakatanenga. Eindelijk tijd om de extra’s te installeren die
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Delta-Bag
Can’t have enough storage / Je kan nooit genoeg opslagruimte hebben
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Some last minute addons before we head to Portugal
Een paar nodige aanpassingen voor ons vertrek naar Portugal A few needed adjustments before we head to Portugal
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New Table / Nieuwe Tafel
What to do with some spare time Wat te doen met wat vrije tijd  
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Off-Grid
Gisteren bijna 2u een aangenaam gesprek gehad met Klaas van Eberco, over de keuze van inverter, lader, zonnepaneel ed. Yesterday
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Zonnepaneel / Solar Panel
Eindelijk kwamen tijd en onderdelen samen om er aan te beginnen. Finally time and parts came together to start the
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New rear windows
After a new experience a new solution was needed
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(Storage)Space, the final frontier
Where does the maximum storage ends, and can it be expanded?
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