Demountable with pick up

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  1. ROB1CHELSEA1

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    having had a couple of demounts . the worse thing is they are heavy . dont leave hardly any pay load . but work a treat . you can find less expensive ones sometimes .
     
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    ummmm park and ride could catch on.
     
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    no offence and dont want to burst your bubble, but we have seen demountables stolen (since motorhoming we have saved 3) and heard about far more

    If you are going to buy one make sure it has at least 2 trackers fitted

    and remember if its not hooked up to a motorvehicle it will be deemed to be parked illlegally by your local council
     
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    it looks tiny...so i googled your current one...i figure thats what you like/need/want..

    its not for me, but have a look round, I've seen others at a lower price that looked well equipped...
     
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    i had two suntrkkers . found that on a vw pick up was ideal . big under truck bed lockers . plus lots of storage under the campers wheel arch sections when i put the sides of pickup up
    .kept saying i wopuld box the bottom in but never did . one of those on a syncro vw would be great .
     

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    Crappy engine, its the same 2.5 litre diesel that is in ford fredas and mazda bongos
    famous for boiling up, head gasket leaking and head warping
     
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    The same engine as in my Mazda Bt50 pickup that's done 68,000 miles, 25000 of those pulling fifth wheeler with no engine problems whatsoever (touch wood :Smile:). Had to have dual mass flywheel(silly idea and unnecessary)and clutch replaced at 60000 so had cambelt changed at same time. MPG 30 to 37 solo depending on usage and avg 20 towing 5'er.

    Googled Ford Ranger 2.5l turbo diesel engine problems and found nothing significant.
     
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    i have a bongo have for years . i think the trouble really is the powder type anti freeze they used in japan . empty on import keep an eye on it all ok . mine blew a rad one day . drove home filling with water as and when . .fitted new rad never did head gasket . that was 4 yrs ago . great little vehicle .
     
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    Mines done 165000, never had a spanner on it apart from cambelt change
     
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