CVE Omni

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  1. Bonnie Prince Harley

    Bonnie Prince Harley Read Only Funster

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    Hi, I am a new member and would really like to get into contact with anyone who has a CVE Omni.
    I would particularly welcome any sources of technical info on these vehicles, as they seem to be thin on the ground. Cheers.
     
  2. Jim

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    Hi Bonnie Prince, never heard of a CVE Omni is it a passenger style omnibus? Got any pics?

    Meanwhile welcome to the Fun:thumb:
     
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    Hi and welcome. Haven't got an omni but hope you enjoy the fun:BigGrin:
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    Hi and Welcome to Motorhome Fun.:thumb:

    Any pics please?

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    Welcome to this erudite and entertaining band. If your MH a self build as it appears we'd all love to see some pictures:Smile:
     
  7. philliphowells

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    I have a CVE and have converted it.
    Here are the pictures
    Wot technical info do you require?????
    There was a contact through ebay who was selling copies of the technical manual I might be able to trace him as I bought a a original sales brochure of him.
    Post a pic of your bus lets see wot you have done and swop ideas.
    Thanks Phillip
     
  8. Terry

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    Hi BPH,not 100% sure but I think (if I have right thingin mind)they are all VW running gear
    terry
     
  9. bigfoot

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    The first omnis had a Landrover engine configured for front wheel drive but istalled as a transverse engine,it failed.
    You could try the Community Transport Association.
    CTA - Member services & resources
    The Omni was designed and built as an accessible vehicle for wheelchair users and parents with pushchairs. The original firm went bust and it was bought and continued production,they had a lot of sales in Japan
     
  10. philliphowells

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    our cve

    our coverted cve
     
  11. Ronnie29

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    CVE Omni bus

    Hi

    I have just bought an CVE Omni bus it is the one with the Mazda engine. I think!!!! Did you have any luck in finding spares for this type of bus as i am finding it hard.
     
  12. r-tickle-8

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    another omni

    hello!

    new to the forum, just got a cve omni bus which has been taxed as plg and is declared as a motorcaravan on the v5. she was buiilt in 1990 but only registered in 1997, not sure what that's about....possibly means re-registered as motorcaravan 1997?

    currently ironing out some basic mechanical issues eg filters and fluids, not sure where is best to get parts, nor what vehicles would have compatible parts - if anyone knows anything at all about this vehicle i'd love some information! can email me on paul_rush_1(at)hotmail(dot)com

    will add pictures and more info as the (re)conversion progresses.

    xx
     
  13. r-tickle-8

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    omni tech info

    Hi Phillips, I just got an omni and would love a copy of the tech book u mentioned...
    Thanks!
     

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