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    Sump update! My nice new 1.9 tdi t5 sump i ordered has arrived. So naturally i offered it up to the engine. Well im pleased all the bolt holes match apart from the bottom and rear bell housing holes but i dont think that will make too much odds as the abl just had a dust cover there. Pretty pleased with the result. I think im gonna leave the oil pick up till its in the van so we can get the definite sweet spot.

    its not about following the trend.... its about making it!

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    Been quite busy today. First uo put the skoda mount back on as were going to fabricate a chassis mount to suit as the van one dont fit. Then it was the clutch and box time. Rung my mate up to borrow his aliment kit. No answer so i made one out of a socket and insulation tape. Worked fine. Now the gear box. Couldn't figure out why it wasn't mounting up. Found out it was the sump was hitting the gear box leg. So quick phone call to my welder mate that teaches welding at a localish college and ran through what needed doing. Found out we are going to butcher it. Sod it take sump off and mount gearbox. Dad randomly turned up so we plonked the engine in and just straped the drivers side mount and jack underneath untill we do summit. Just gonna cover the sump with cling film until i have sorted it. Quite chuffed. Even better as the mrs is bringing a takeaway home with beer lol

    its not about following the trend.... its about making it!

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    Sweet !! You doing brill !


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    Yep. Keep it coming. Loving the write up too.
    Me das más grima que el bigote de tu prima

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    Cheers guys. Unfortunately i have good intentions through the week to do things in the evenings but with the mrs working nights by the time kids are in bed its not really worth doing anything that takes undivided attention. But just gives me time to think

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    Sumps sorted and cut ready for welding. Mrs has been taking the kids out for me to work on the van in peace. To keep things sweet she wanted a corner shelf so i made one for her out of old pallet. Happy wife happy life

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    Nice job 🤙


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