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  1. Mikey10101010

    Mikey10101010 Read Only Funster

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    OMG!

    Motorhome virgin has moment of madness!

    I've just bought a 1991 Landliner - Can someone please tell me i'm doing the right thing? Or at least tell my wife!

    It's a 1991 2.5 Fiat diesel with power steering. I know these had a problem with damp, and this one seems to have suffered in the past as a previous owner (maybe you know them?) has gone to the trouble of glassing the seams. Not done a bad job by the looks of it.

    On an AL-KO chassis - which some wise owl has told me is a "good thing" but I've no idea why.

    Also says only done 49000 miles. Any way of checking this apart from looking at pedal wear, seat wear etc.

    Can anyone out there in motorhome fun land shed some light and sanity on my impulse purchase?

    Cheers
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Make sure the alko chassis grease points have been serviced, if they seize up gold plated to replace !

    Peter
     
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    I always fancied a LandLiner. I don't think they made that many as there don't seem to be many around.

    Check for damp. Servicing of the Alko suspension is the sort of thing an ordinary garage may overlook as they don't fit them to cars
     
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    1948 Read Only Funster

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    check old MOT certificates (if available) which give an idea if mileage is correct
     
  5. Theonlysue

    Theonlysue Funster Life Member

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    Help

    O M G :Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:

    Are you in trouble with the wife! :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    S:thumb:
     
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    Gran & Rog Funster

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    Fingers crossed you have bought a cracker, hope you both enjoy
     
  7. WynandJean

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    As far as mileage is concerned bear in mind that generally speaking motorhomes all tend to be low mileage - they don't normally do the mileages that a typical car might do.
    Wyn
     
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    Is it the one that was on Caravan Selecta for £3250. For that sort of money you cant go far wrong.
    Get away in it and enjoy.
     
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    runrig Funster Life Member

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    Hi Mikey,

    We bought a Landliner about 6 years ago it was a great motorhome the only problem we found was that it was a bit underpowered as it wasnt a turbo diesel but we loved it to bits.
    Unfortunately we went to Peterborough Show and had a good offer against a Bessacarr 760 and have since moved on to an RV, but I sometimes regret selling the Landliner as it had alot going for it the alko chassis and hand built cupboard etc.

    Enjoy your buy and am sure you wont regret buying it, we fell for ours when we first clapped eyes on it. The previous owner to us looked after it well as we did.


    Mick
     
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