Buying first campervan/motorhome-help

Discussion in 'The Beginner' started by Anita, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. Anita

    Anita Read Only Funster

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    Hi my name is Anita and I am looking to buy a campervan/motorhome for the first time- want to spend about £12,000 and have been told to keep away from Talbot engines!
    Would like any advice/help with what to buy or what to avoid- any pit falls
    Thanks
     
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    Hi and welcome
    once you find one you like the layout on if you post make and model on here im sure someone will be able to give pros and cons.

    from what i remember it was the gearboxes that had a bit of a problem in talbots, but no doubt over the time that talbot engines were a popular choice in motorhome base vehicle the problem was 'ironed out' so to speak
     
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    Hi Anita and wlecome to motorhome fun.

    You need to narrow your question a little. Have a look around and try to identify the mh that you fancy. Then start to ask questions about that mh. You will get a lot of response because there is such a wealth of knowledge here.

    Jim
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    welcome

    Hi Anita
    I have a swift kontiki and it is a talbot 1991. What I would say is its the spares that are the problem , as she is old but coming on here I have loads of advise from members here they are all great, got places where I could get spares. The speedo cable was one e.g. I had to have one made from a firm , and it was cheaper probably then getting it from normal sources , so dont rule out talbot if the right MH comes up. In you price range.
    Ann:thumb:
     
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    Welcome to MH Fun Anita

    As others have said narrow the field down a bit and help will be here.

    Hope your search goes well your van is out there it is just a case of finding it.


    Dave :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Thanks for the help- I will be asking more questions!
     
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