Bus for self build

Discussion in 'Self-Build Motorhomes' started by Terry, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. Terry

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    Not a whole lot of miles and it should have been maintained by the book or better. Sounds a good plan.
     
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    nice one terry ,, not much payload .. :Eeek: :Rofl1:

     
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    I have found one at half price,:thumb: looks tidier from the pics,:thumb: but almost double the mileage :Doh:
    3.9 ton should be fine :thumb: my present one comes in just under 3 . 5 ton fully laden but she is 4.2 t :BigGrin:
    Only thing is it is a 2.5 and not 2.8 but there are the same Soffin engines which are good for 400,000 miles plus if fed and watered regularly :thumb:
    terry
    Persuading SWMBO that we need a newer van is going to be the hard bit,converting it will be easy after that !
     
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    Go for it mate! 2.5 is Ok if you know how to use your g/box. That has always been my dream to convert a bus, nothing like a Leyland or such, just a Merc "hopper type" bus a 24 seater maybe!
    Ho Hummm! Mrs R ( who knows where all the dosh is hidden) has still to come round to the idea! Iwish you well!!
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    I was referring to the typo in the advert :Laughing:

    3.9KG
     
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    :Rofl1: never noticed :thumb::Rofl1: took me all my time to find one like the one I have found, without giving out where it is :Eeek: Need a couple of weeks to persuade the boss :thumb: At the moment she is adamant that
    1 she likes what we have
    2 she does not want the mess and hassle on the drive :Rofl1:
    3 she says we need to get rid of ours first :thumb: but she will not let me sell it :Doh:
    4 she keeps going back to 1 :Rofl1:
    terry
    I want to do another because I am bored :Rofl1:
     
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    Mate!!! we're married to the same woman! The excuses are the same!


    Poor you! Poor me!
     
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    Rearrange into a well known phrase or saying: POO DEEP

    For goodness sakes don't say it's because you are bored.

    Surely we can do better ?

    "Dearest I've this brilliant idea for a layout that will minimise the work you have to do and maximise the leisure area."

    "Super TV so you can enjoy your soaps to the full"

    "Luxury bed"

    "Dish washer"
     
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    Read above fopr good advice. DONT SAY THAT!!!
    She'll find you something to decorate.
     
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    isn't this the van that the winnibago rialta is based on, if so they are a rust bucket.
     
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    The Winnebago Rialta is based on the Volkswagen Transporter T4 and not the Renault Master that is in the Ebay ad :Smile:

    Rasmus
     
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    :Rofl1: I do not tell her I am bored :Eeek: that's just asking to decorate or do the garden :Eeek::Sad:The problem I have is that the other one still suits our needs down to the ground :thumb: Nothing needs renewing or changing :Rofl1: It is just me wanting to get a new toy :thumb: and her saying we don't need one :Angry::Sad:So now it is a case of convincing her that we have to get one or start loosing money on the one we have :Rofl1::Wink:Unfortunately I am not winning this argument at the moment :Rofl1::Sad:
    terry
     
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    Dearest, I have been so lucky to have you in my life and feel the need to do something to prove to you that I am man enough and worthy enough to be the man you deserve..... I need to build monuments in your honour .. I need to climb mountains as yet undiscovered in the deep Hymalayas ... I need to carry you upstairs and make mad deep passionate love to you over and over again..... if you do not let me rid myself of this obssession to build a ... whatever it was you said.

    By the time you get to passionate love to you I feel that you may just be given permission to go out and build it. Good luck.:thumb:
     
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    Been married for 32 years (the other day ) that will not wash :Rofl1: even tried to say I would build it for our anniversary :thumb: :Doh: still did not wash either :cry:
    terry
     
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    There you go terry, you should not have made such a good job of present one.

    You missed one important detail when you built it, you should have thought like a commercial builder and built in planned obsolescence.

    Then you would have had an excuse to build another, the more up to date improved version.


    Dave :thumb::thumb:
     
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    :Doh: Always knew I did something wrong :Wink::Rofl1:
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