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  1. Dorwyn

    Dorwyn Funster

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    A few funsters have commented on my avatar, which unfortunately is not my van but one we saw on a French aires last year. As we pulled in, this very French couple were lunching under their awning. Think French berets, bottle of red wine, wine glasses on a checked table cloth, French bread and cheese, the works! They were delighted at our interest in the van, and happy for us to photograph their very stylish rig.

    I use it for the avatar because to me it epitimises the spirit and freedom of our hobby, and that there are many ways to enjoy it. Big or small, it's how you use it. So they say.


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  2. mpdcymru

    mpdcymru Funster

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    fantastic conversion - love the trailer.
     
  3. Allan & Loren

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    Love it, I wonder whether the trailor is the bedroom?
     
  4. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    That is brilliant (y)
     
  5. Dorwyn

    Dorwyn Funster

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    I didn't get to ask – my french is not that good, might have been misunderstood!
     
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  6. cruiser

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    would love to own it
     
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    Badknee Funster

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    Great vans those, well before there time. Powerful engine, six speed boxes, power steering, power brakes, air con, air suspension.

    Oh sorry, looking at wrong picture :doh::rofl:
     
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  8. Mikey RV

    Mikey RV Funster

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    Love those vans, especially the long wheelbase ones, but the prices for them are mad.
     
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  9. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Snapped this one was on Mimizan Plage aire .... complete with what looks like a roof tent.. never saw it up.. they were only in for one night.

    all very romantic.. but very impractical .. not for me.

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  10. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    Why is that, Jim... ?

    Is it because the steering wheel is on the wrong side... :wink: :BigGrin:
     
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  11. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    no space for the hot tub Mo, nor the 60 inch plasma TV ...

    catch a grip man.. standards must be maintained.. you'll be suggesting next we don't have a shower every day .. :eek:
     
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    with no double glazing. to cold.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    cats and swinging come to mind.. be like living in a sardine tin .. better in a museum where it belongs ..

    can never understand the nostalgia for old crappy vans and cars..

    and before anyone suggests it.. . for my sins .. my old 2CV B0005272.JPG
     
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