Can anyone help?

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  1. yodeli

    yodeli Funster Life Member

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    Hi all!

    Found this advert and I must say it would tick all my boxes ....as far as I can see!

    But as you all know better go and see it for good!

    Anyone in the area of this motorhome who could go and have a look for me before I bid?

    Engine, damp, rust , smells, (I hate all bad smells , they just make me sick... so smoke, oïl, damp ...yuuukkk)

    I would go up to 7000euros (about 6000 pounds) for this one if you think it's going to last!


    Thanks in anticipation!

    Amicalement


    Frankie:Smile:


    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/A-CLASS-T...mpers_Caravans_Motorhomes&hash=item258208a97d
     
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    Hi Frankie, I'm sorry but can't help with viewing as we are the opposite side of the country and leaving for France this week.

    However the m/h in question looks to be genuine and there is a lot of interest in it with many bids in so far and a couple of days to go so it may well go to the sort of price you mention.

    Please be aware it is a European model and probably adapted for the UK so you may have to plan for some further expense having it altered to comply with French regulations.

    Regards, Brian
     
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    Fankie

    Looks like a nice van, but, "PLEASE NO PAYMENTS THROUGH PAY PAL" does worry me...You have NO protection from EBay if you pay not using PayPal... Other funsters can confirm?
     
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    yodeli Funster Life Member

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    I won't do anything if no funster to help as I need to know WHO and how and why ...etc...!

    Pity it didn't happen while I was in the UK.

    Hope someone will be able to help:thumb:

    Thanks for your warning Dave!


    Frankie:Smile:
     
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    Very sorry but I am over 100 miles away from seller so cannot offer to view.

    It looks to be in good condition and the price - to date- is excellent.

    Many sellers of items sold for more than hundreds of pounds will not take paypal as their fees are very high, normal method of payment is cash or cleared cheque.

    You could, and should, contact seller and arrange that, if your bid wins, the deal is off if the vehicle is not as described - even if someone else views for you.
     
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  7. yodeli

    yodeli Funster Life Member

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    I only saw the pics ... did you see any description? I scrowled down to find it , but could not find any, may be I missed a link!
     
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    This Tabbert is almost exactly the same as our Dethleffs but a bit younger... only difference is the 2 settee seats as opposed to our dinette.
    Excellent vans, we lived in ours virtually fulltime for a couple of years and so far she's behaved perfectly in all respects.
    Annoyingly we have to go over to UK shortly and will be in the Ross-on-Wye area but not till after the auction's ended... :Sad:
     
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    tabbert ffb 570 a class motorhome built on a 1994 fiat ducato chassis
    german high build quality motorhome
    *no reserve*
    the ffb motorhome is in very good condition for the year. Providing you with a excellent family layout ,spacious, fully fitted kichen and the advantage of the large end washroom and shower.
    the interior of the motorhome is very clean, modern and fresh , over all has been very well looked after.
    the exterior of the motorhome is in very good condition as you can see from the photos.
    large double bed above the drivers seat,
    swivel front captain seats with artmrests,
    electric step,
    blown air central heating,
    2 modern sunroofs fitted and and a few other bits fitted on 2/3/13 at a cost of £1518 invoice present,
    bike rack,
    pull out awning,
    casette toilet,
    cd stereo,
    2.5 diesel,
    5 speed manual,
    spare keys,
    lots of service history and invoices,
    logbook
    motd till 20th may 2014,
    taxed,
    would consider buy it now,



    (118.000 kms)
     
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  10. yodeli

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    Oh Waoooo! I am even more interested!

    I'll keep bumping the thread all day , in case someone lives in the area and can give it a look!!


    Thanks for the description Peter!


    Frankie:BigGrin:
     
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    So sorry we are not going over to the UK till October but looks a good van. And I am sure re registration for a French person should be a walk in the park !

    DRIRE were very helpful here in Brive .

    Good luck :thumb:
     
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    Hi Frankie I too am over 100 mls away :Eeek: I have read all the add and must say I think it will go over your budget. :cry:Very nice looking van and if you can get it for your budget then go for it :thumb:Most will hold off the bidding until the last minute (so should you:Wink:) If you end up winning you never pay until you view it to make sure it is as described. :thumb: so don't feel guilty if you win and it is not as described-to be honest it looks a very genuine van and the car he is selling is priced right so I don't think it's a scam:Smile: Scams are usually very cheap :Eeek:Good luck and I hope you get it below budget :thumb::Smile:
    Terry
     
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    I have phoned the guy and asked what his buy it now price is and he's looking for around 7 grand . The bed canopy surround is missing as you can see in the photo and it had a cam belt change 10'000 miles ago he also said he's got 3 viewings today. Spoke to 2 ffb owners of this age a91 & a94 in France last week and both were happy with their vans as I am with my ffb. If you do win it if not as described you can walk away .
     
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  14. yodeli

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    Many thanks indeed for your help and for this useful post!!

    At least I now know how much he expects for it.

    Still I will need someone to see it and be my translator as I have no way to come to the UK now. my 4 bosses won't agree :Sad:

    Payment is not a real problem if the description is right with international payment from account to account.

    Well .... we'll see what happens...

    Frankie:Smile:
     
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    You could always offer him 7k euros as I said before I think it will make his asking price:Wink:
    :Smile:
    Terry
     
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    I guess he is talking of 7000 pounds... but made up my mind if the van is Worth this money I'll go up to that amount:thumb:.
    I'll just spend a bit of the next one:Blush: LOL !
     
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    Hi Frankie it does say or near offer so offer him 6k cash on collection :thumb: he may well take the offer :Wink:Again under no circumstance pay any monies until you collect-- you could always find out if you can pay by credit card somehow? That way you are protected :thumb:
    You may strike it lucky and get it for less but I think it has been on ebay before and 8k rings a bell in my mind---I may well have posted a link before in the one for Frankie thread
    Terry
     
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    Not saying anything right now .... in case of bad luck ... but did read you advice and took it into consideration as others I had in private calls. Am having help now ....but you understand I'm not first on the list ... so there, cross your fingers....Que sera sera!

    Frankie:Wink:
     
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    Sorry Frankie wrong timing for me I am afraid as are are tied up here until the 4th then heading to France, I do hope someone closer can help, it look a great buy with a buy it now though I would suspect it will go over 10,000 if left to bidding.
     
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