cruise control at Dave Newells

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  1. Khizzie

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    The time has arrived for my northern tour ,at Blackmore clubsite to day and tomorrow and Wednesday at Telford for Dave to fit my cruise control ...going to make my life a bit easier .
     
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    Enjoy resting your right foot when you can (y)
     
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    I had a car, Ford C-Max, for 2 years. A friend asked how I got on with the cruise control, I said it didn't have it. Are you sure, he said.
    Anyway, turns out it did have it, I just hadn't realised. D'oh!
     
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    Dave fitted mine: I use it every time I'm out (even going up my 200yard street) as it really eases the pressure on my ankle.
     
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    And the system Dave fits is really excellent !
     
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    loved it when driving the RV.. especially on the French autoroutes.. and would like to fit in the Hymer..

    ball park figure £ ??
     
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    Cruise control on my Hymer was a cut down broomstick with a rubber ferrule at each end. Worked a treat on those long night drives on the peage. A few seconds to engage but would disengage in a nano-second when required :)
     
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    You need to talk to Dave as its different for each vehicle I believe .dont forget you also get a fun discount as well. ..Roy
     
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    Just had a look on his site..

    All our systems with installation are currently £400 – £460. Cruise control can typically be installed on your vehicle within half a day and as quick as a couple of hours in some instances. http://davenewell.co.uk/cruise-control/
     
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    I remember getting a lift in an ex-army Jeep with a hand throttle: the guy stuck a match box in and away we cruised.
    Gordon
     
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    Piece of wood jammed from pedal to under the dash on an old Atkinson,,flat out at 48 mph but stopped your leg aching,,,BUSBY.
     
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    My old 407D Race van had a wheel on the dash that you could wind out (hand throttle) not good for emergence stops:whistle:
     
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    And with a blanket round your legs in the Winter, good old days eh! I much preferred the Actros Megaspace that I last drove, what a difference 40 years makes:)
     
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    Booked ours in at dave's on the 13 th July ,then down the Severn to Upton for the festival. First break since October !!can't wait. :)
     
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    At Upton at moment,what a lovely area .the forthcoming jazz festival will be great ,shame I shall be at Keswick then . Roy.
     
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    Never been to Upton or the blues festival :cool::cool:before so we're really looking forward to it.Might stay a little longer after the crowds have gone to get a real feel for the place,oh yeah & maybe a bit of fishing :whistle:.
     
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    We're there on the 15th, Dave's that is. Upton Blues Festival sounds good but on our way to see Family and friends on our Summer visit to the UK.:)
     
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    Have a great time with friends and family & as they say ,there's always next year. !(y)
     
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    I never go out in the motorhome without being grateful for having Dave fit ours. I remember prior to it being fitted just how uncomfortable it would get after a while. Not any more!

    Thanks again Dave



    Wyn
     
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    All done and dusted ,khizzie now sporting a stick for cruise control . Just a few hours and job was done ,Jackie gave me a pass to the Victorian town and I wandered about there for a while before getting stuck into real fish and chips cooked in beef dripping..Dave gave me the how to and a user guide for the cruise control .not tried it yet as came across country from Telford to Chester..but will be trying it out on m6 soon.
     
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