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  1. deeneesee

    deeneesee Read Only Funster

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    Hello I am new here and also have never owned a motorhome before.
    I thought I would ask your advice, so here we go............
    I have seen an advert for Ford Kentucky Coral 4 2006 6 berth
    Whats your opinion of this vehicle?
    What would you think this vehice cost when it was new?
    What vehicle would you suggest, it must have the following:-
    6 berth
    power steering
    4 passenger seatbelts
    not over high because of storage
    Thats about it.
    Thanks, will look forward to reading your comments:Eeek:
     
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    rainbow chasers Read Only Funster

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    Seem quite a nice conversion - not looked at them closely, but do seem to tick all the right boxes.

    Do give thought to the base vehicle though - transit wheel bearings on this model are £260 ...quite a difference from it's £30 predecessor, and they like axles at £3k...that said, it appears that is the only real problems people are having!

    So either look into these things, or make sure it comes with a long warranty - and ensure it covers them, as usually they will be 'consumables'
     
  3. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    Welcome to Motorhome Fun, hope you fine the information you need.
     
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    We've had a 2008 Kentucky Corral 7 (5-berth with large garage) for a couple of years and are very happy with it. I think they are made in the same factory as Rimors, but the spec and equipment levels seem slightly better. If I was being critical I'd say the only disappointment is that the standard cloth upholstery lets the van down, with buttons coming off ours when about a year old. We ended up having it re-upholstered in leather. The only other problem we've had was a fault with the webasto diesel heating system, which turned out to be a faulty thermostat. As for the transit base, we've so far found it much more reliable and cheap to run than our earlier Peugeot and Merc-based vans. In fact we sought out a Transit based van after seeing a base vehicle comparison test in one of the magazines (sorry. can't remember which, but was back in 2008 I think).

    Allan
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Roy Woods (Transits) used to sell these, thats all I know about them.


    Peter
     
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