Were back tracking a bit here as we need to catch up. Time flies when you're having fun! This is the progress of operation #Betsysfacelift We spent the weekend stripping down the engine and cleaning up as many parts as possible. Its not that the engine particularly needs a lot of work doing on it, … Continue reading You want me to strip an engine?
Rust Busters! That’s right – myself and big Tom are now fully fledged ‘Rust Busters’ We spent Saturday afternoon in the garage (Yes, because were soft and it was freezing outside!) doing some serious rust bustin! This kinda thing takes serious skill. Serious skill in the form of a lot of patience because there’s hours … Continue reading Who you gonna call?
We were up, ready and rearing to go! A good 8 hours sleep – Check! Filling breakfast – Check! Lots of caffeine – Check! Scruffy clothes – Check We were fully prepared for the day ahead, or so we thought. We started off by removing a few more parts from Betsy, I worked on removing … Continue reading Unintentionally breaking glass IS lucky right?….
Being retired is a fantastic thing. Well, so Tom thought until operation #Betsysfacelift started again last weekend! He thought his retirement would be spent walking the dog in the lakes, writing more Tommy Two Notes songs and occasionally doing odd jobs around the house when instructed numerous times by Sue. He always knew that at … Continue reading Workin’ 9-5, what a way to make a livin’
Hi All, Over the next few months, the Little Vanventures team will be expanding to help fulfil operation ‘Betsys Facelift’. The team will now consist of: Tom – Emilies Dad and Betsys first restorer (project leader) Emilie – Will do as I’m told (Whilst posting progress to social media) Tom – Will also do as … Continue reading Introducing the New and Improved Little Vanventures Team! #Operationbetsysfacelift
For anyone who hasn't met Betsy, she's our beautifully pink 1970s Volkswagen Bay Window. You can learn all about Betsy here. Betsy is starting to look very tired and sun damaged in her old age so we thought it was about time we spruced her up a little and gave her some serious TLC! Betsys … Continue reading Betsy is finally getting a facelift!