I've just brought me a camper:))

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  1. matt stevens

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    Hello people. I'm from Sutton Coldfield I'm 26 and have just brought a fiat Ducato hymer 1991. Not sure what class or number. I will link a picture of it so you can tell me:) also I didn't really get much of a show around of how things work so to speak. So I will be firing lots of questions, probably simple ones but still. One thing I am struggling with, is finding someone to fit a towbar to it! I'd this a common problem on something of its age?! Look forward to hearing from you, Matt.
     

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    Your first questions should be about grey water disposal and generator usage. This will introduce you to lots of like minded funsters. Welcome.:cheers:
     
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    Hi there and welcome to MHF(y)
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    Hello Matt welcome to Fun, :welc:
     
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    and quickly followed by freeloading camping places ;)
     
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    hello and welcome.jpg from the house of duck fun.

    As you can tell ask a question and you will get lots of answers, some are helpful and some, well, less so :)

    But we DO love questions.......... gassing is a good one ;)
     
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    Hello Matt and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
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    Hi Matt and :welc::party:from Mew & Mick
     
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    Welcome Matt.
     
  11. matt stevens

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    Well it's looks like it's a camp 46 from the picture of coachbuilds. It's had a turbo conversion by tb turbos Lancaster. With no history of this:-/ It's only a 1.9 but I still would have thought it was faster than 50-55 on the motorway! And the switchboard is all in German! lol!
     
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    first rule of motorhoming, ... the journey is the holiday.. not how fast you can get there..

    but yes.. it should go a tad quicker..
     
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    Welcome Matt (should that only have one T?)
     
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    Nope 2 is fine haha. Well I don't mind 60 but it seemed to be pushing it at 55. We'll see when someone has a look at it. But condition wise it's pretty mint. Especially after a good clean. I know need to to find out how everything works. Are there any guides:-//
     
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    I now need...^^^
     
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    Hi Matt, if you know what model Hymer you have try sending an email to Kundendienst@hymer.com. They were very helpful in supplying manuals for my Hymer.
     
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    When we had our Hymer (similar to the one JJ has) it had similar problems, no "pull" and struggled so we got a home tune done and it was soooooo much better. Def be worth having some one look at it as it could well be something simple. TB turbos may have gone out of business, or at least been restuctured but you might want to look at this:

    http://www.outandaboutlive.co.uk/forums/Motorhomes/Motorhome-Matters/Ex-Tb-Turbo/15604/

    It's an old post but perhaps still in business.

    Good luck!
     
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    Next step is to join the Fun community and you can post and ask as many questions as you need..

    it will be one of the best tenners you will spend..
     
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    No it would be restricted by the final drive ratio. The turbo only gets you to 55 quicker .lol
    Mine is happiest at the same speed as yours although it will actually get to about 110kph but it doesn't seem right subjecting an engine of that age to that speed + the noise!
     
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    Hi Matt and welcome from Eastbourne :welc:
     
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