Just Purchased Motorhome

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  1. Craigeeio

    Craigeeio

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    Just purchased a motorhome for the first time yesterday and thinking well he goes nothing. I went with Comfort insurance and it's a TALBOT AUTOTRAIL CHEYENNE RICO MOTORHOME 1994 reg. It's quite old but it is 25000 miles on the clock. Going to be collecting it later tomorrow and see what take it for a test drive camp over the weekend. I will be having to learn a new way of life now and get my head around how everything works. Does anyone have tips and advice or wisdom they can impart with regards to the Talbot motorhome? It's quite old and I drove it around for a test drive and the engine sounded sweet. $_57.JPG $_57 (1).JPG $_57 (2).JPG $_57.JPG $_57 (1).JPG $_57 (2).JPG
     
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  2. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

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    Looks great(y)

    I won't pass on any tips.

    Anything I know about motorhomes you don't need to know:D
     
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    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Nice one, looks dead tidy... (y)

    If you can, have a shake down run to Bagwell next Monday... then if you find any problem`s we may be able to help.... only just over an hour from you..

    Enjoy your new toy... (y)
     
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    parknride Read Only Funster

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    Enjoy it is what you need to know. Anything specific there will be someone on here to help. Happy travels:welc:
     
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    Looks very tidy. Congratulations.(y)
     
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    Looks a nice van. You may also like to search out the 'Talbot Owners Club forum'.
     
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    Looks a nice van. Congratulations :party:
     
  8. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Looks nice , clean and tidy . And very solidly made unlike a lot of new vans around . Get yourself to a meet/rally As oldmo says, and join the Talbot owners club too. I'm sure you'll have many happy trips in your new toy.
    Welcome to the forum too.
     
  9. lorger

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    Looks nice hope you have many fun times in it.
     
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    Cracking looking van, enjoy(y)
     
  11. jonsea

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    It might be old but enjoy it every time and all the time(y)
     
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    Nice looking 'van........its not old, but it is yours, (and paid for.....:whistle:(y):D)

    If you do need bits etc, Coastal Motorhomes in Ringwood does have parts.

    All the best, and :welc:.
     
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    Looks great hope it meets all your expectations and provides a great deal of fun for you
    All the very best with your new MH
    Ian
     
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    :clap:
     
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    Enjoy
     
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    Looks very tidy indeed....happy trails!
     
  17. Beacons

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    Nice van congratulations.
     
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    A smart looking van, welcome to the club and have fun. :welc:
    Norman.
     
  19. GAVLAD

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    Looks a nice clean & tidy van.
    My suggestion is to take it out and play with everything to familiarise yourself.
    I went away for a night on my own on my first outing and glad I did, as I couldn't get the electric or heating to work. I could see the vapour from my breathing it was that cold. Would have put my wife off for good. Following day, I realised how it all worked!
    You make mistakes which aren't funny at the time but are hilarious to look back on afterwards, so just go and enjoy yourselves in it.
    You'll get plenty of advice on here if you get stuck with owt
     
  20. movan

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    Welcome to your new van....... you have a long learning curve with it but it is enjoyable and we will all enjoy hearing about it from you. Happy travels. :)
     
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