VW Transporter T5 – Heated windscreen retrofit

When winter times come in my van its always a horrible time of year as the 2.5tdi T5 is a slow warming engine and the windscreen is so big it hard to scrape the ice, after getting a crack in my current windscreen I started looking at if it possible to retrofit the heated screen out th
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Weather Station – Offline (Thursday 1st August 2019)

Due to some electrical work the weather station will be offline today (Thursday 1st August 2019) Finger crossed will be back online by Friday 2nd August
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Irchester Live Weather Station – Part 2

As the old weather station was playing up (loosing communication with all sensors). I have saved up and bought and new weather station – Davis Vantage Vue This new weather station has a greater range 300Meters vs 100Meters of the oregon scientific WMR200 – also seem much b
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Irchester Weather Station – Live Weather

I’m currently setting up my weather station in Irchester, The station (Oregon scientific WMR 200) is installed in a temporary position on the fence post for testing, The station display is connected by USB to a Windows 7 PC running as Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi 6.7 on a Dell
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Phoenix Trike fuel injection conversion

My Phoenix Trike (which my dad Dominic built many years and sold on, I then brought back about 8 years ago) After putting back to standard and using it for a couple of years it was time for a change.  I decided to headstock off and reweld back on with a greater rake, I also cut the re
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Updates!

Really sorry for the lack of updates there have been lately. Just a quick post keep you informed of what I’ve been up with, and let you know I’m still alive We have made a water hoverboard that works on water. Phoenix trike is coming on it unit fuel injection conversion I
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Wetlev V2.01 – First test flight

For the Wetlev V1 build please click here For the Wetlev V2 build please click here After a unsuccessful first test flight with the Version 2 Wetlev (We suffered from excess pressure in the nozzles blowing the boot open) We made the opening in the nozzles 12mm bigger this allows more
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How to enable VW Transporter T5 comfort windows (up/down with remote)

This is a guide to turning on comfort windows (Windows controlled by the key) on a T5 VW Transporter. Tools you will need: A T5 van with factory remote central locking and factory electric windows. An old computer/laptop with ms-dos  – Basic skills in MS-DOS Serial lead to conne
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PPC Practical Performance Car £999 challenge 2011

On Friday the 16 September, me and Matt entered the Audi A8 track car into the PPC Practical Performance Car £999 challenge.   The first thing is they couldn’t decide if we could enter because the Audi cost us £1500 3 years ago (You can buy a 4.2 Audi A8 with less miles for
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Hello,

After some nice hackers decided to deface my old site (What nice wonderful people lol)   I’ve decided for a fresh start with a new website coming soon, The  Great Doddington weather station  is still working, Keep coming back for more updates  
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