Can't decide ..Motorhome or Caravan ?

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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  2. pamie

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    yep the bit inbetween the cab and the caravan thats for your outside loo its a must have
     
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    not that uncommon, my 1971 Mk1 ford transit (still on the road)
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    A de-mountable version with modern interior would be a good.
    I would consider buying one.


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    Carlight that's the Rolls Royce of caravans
     
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  6. pamie

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    a third wheel under the cab and you could be DEL-BOY as well
     
  7. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    yip.. heavy well made made vans.. IIRC they came with with cut glass glasses and matching crockery ..

    and on the Rolls Royce of chassis
     
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    Carlight were the cream of caravans at the time, and I love the retro Merc cab. :xThumb:
     
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  9. Popeye

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    What? where you left it?
     
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    I dread to think what the payload on that would be. I had a Carlight years ago and my Rover P5 struggled to tow it. Good trailer though.
     
  11. Debs

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    Looking for the sunny side of the street
    Always had a soft spot for the old Carlightsx:-)
     
  12. Drexxer

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    Certainly was,

    I did my apprenticeship there and my dad worked there for 38 years

    Andy
     
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    One of my favourite motorhomes.

    How stupid I was to sell it (one like it) when I did...

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    JJ :cool:
     
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    joncris Read Only Funster

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    I may be wrong but I think I read somewhere that Carlight has been reborn
     
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    Just asked my dad and he can remember it going through the works!

    We also produced a few coachbuilts on Vito chassis's when I was there, 1990/ 91 if I remember correctly

    Andy
     
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    I now own the Mercedes 306d Carlight Motor Caravan shown above. I am particularly interested in Andy`s comment because I am trying to ascertain how many of these were built and how many still exist. Any help would be much appreciated.

    John
     
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  17. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    lucky you.. I hope you get the info you desire..
    amazing how a thread develops :)
     
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