Just found pictures of our first motorhome !

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Thought they had all gone but found all the ones I used when I sold it on eBay..

    Far too many to post on here but this will give you an idea..

    Bought it for £4500 ( Ish .. cannot remember the exact figure ) and sold it on a few weeks later for £6000 .. It was just not for us.. 1stvan2.jpg first van.jpg istvan3.jpg
     
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    Will you sell mine when the time comes please, I like your profit margin!
     
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    Lovely van, it does look a bit thirsty though with the aerodynamics of a brick but looks very comfortable.... I wouldn't mind it.(y)
     
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    I'll bet you didn't suffer a step with a mind of it's own !!
     
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    FFB by Tabbert. I once owned its bigger brother, the 660.

    Morocco 011.jpg
     
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    Looks like a nice van of the early 20th Century, a bit Hymerish and for £6000 it depends on the mechanicals. It look better than a Commer or Ford Thames base one from Dormobile. Or Am I going back too far?
     
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    It was normally aspirated and no power steering !!
     
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    Oh, and it looks a LOT better in the pictures which were suitably errrr.. adjusted, for eBay
    But the folk who collected it were chuffed to bits !!
     
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    1983 was the year.. it was on an F plate
     
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    P1020877.JPG My last van was a 1990 RHD FFB 570 .............
     
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    I dont remember the year of the one I had. It was on a Peugeot J5 chassis with the 2.5 turbo diesel from the Citroen CX, which at the time was the fastest production diesel car on the road. Bought it unseen off a guy in Spain who advertised it on the bay. I flew out and drove it back. A good bus that we toured Morocco with and had no problems whatsoever. I remember it being very high geared and it would cruise well above the speed limit. The only reason I sold it was, I was in the two bird club at the time having bought my first RMB.
     
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    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    I am SO glad I posted the pics..
    I too bought it sight unseen and I had no idea WHAT make it was.. And as there was absolutely nothing on the van or paperwork to say what it was I never knew ..
    So it was a Tabbert then .. cheers guys !
     
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    Great pictures enjoyed them thanks.
     
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