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mandrake
28-10-2010, 18:23
ah well finaly parting with my old beddy .......and am looking for something i can have weekends away in and also use easely during the week. been looking at toyota or mazdas but the insurance is sky high .anyone know of a company who is freindly to these types even adrian flux is over 400 quid for a toyota town ace or previa lucidia i would have hoped for something nearer 300 with full no claims and 58years old clean licence .

vwalan
28-10-2010, 18:44
you need to join the bongo fury club google bongofury.co.uk .speak to ian or marrian maynard join then you quote your membership no. with lifesure and its not too bad. tell ian alan in cornwall told you to join. i,ve been a member for 3 yrs .i,m a bongonaut as well . their coming to take me away ha ha . lots good do,s if you get a bongo. cheers alan.

mandrake
28-10-2010, 20:36
thanks for that but i doubt i will be buying a fully blown bongo,bit out of my price bracket for a gudn, more like a emina or a town ace i can semi convert. where we live there is not enough room to park our van ,and at 27years old and the time spent living in her she is getting ready for a bit of serious money spent on her so downsizing

vwalan
28-10-2010, 21:08
when in uk i have a bongo tintop 8 seater . today i got a lift up to the side back seat so will loose the rear bench use the right half lift up one and build a cooker wash unit to the rear left side. you can get some good ones cheap if you buy the unconverted ones . i had full length roof rack and roof tent on mine till this year. also pull a teardrop behind it if needed . build your own teardrop not too difficult. cheers alan.

caspar
28-10-2010, 21:18
Try these people, Adrian Flux. Specialise in grey imports and often very competitive:

01553 845945

the doctor
29-10-2010, 07:44
Hiya. I've got an Estima Emina and have a made a single bunk for when I need a bit of time away. If the wife wants to join then I add to it for a double bunk. I made a stuff box for the back with the door dropping down to make a table and a place to cook off plus a basic tool kit. I'm currently putting 240 volt electrics in and will be putting a leisure battery and further 12 volt lights and sockets in plus a split charger later this year hopefully. When I get a bit more time I'll put some photos on here.

mandrake
30-10-2010, 21:27
thanks for the input .the beddy goes tomorrow ,:eek: and it looks like a pug estate will replace it for a while .mind you we can still use the pug for the odd night out ,plenty of room for a blow up (now what do they call them :D)oh yes a mat
tres :D sleeping bag thrown in and off we go .more than likely look round for a small van to convert for the summer .if anyone is looking for a cheap motor home (not mine its sold) you wont go wrong with an old beddy.


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