New Aurotrail Panelvan

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  1. Jim

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    wodjafink of this then? Not seen inside one, the outside looks good:Smile:

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    Hope they are better quality than their sister companies TRIGANO TRIBUTES. BUSBY.:BigGrin:
     
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    We had a Trigano Tribute and went all over Europe in it and never had a bit of trouble with mechanics or habitation side.
    Unlike the Rapido we now have - quite a few issues on hab side and major breakdown on mech side (Merc!)
     
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    I owned a 2007, reliable other than juddering but thats nothing to do with Trigano, but poor foam in seats, terrible insulation and the shower was a laugh. Only a size 8 would fit in it. BUSBY.
     
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    New Auto-Trail Panelvan

    Looks like IH and Murvi are going to have some competition at last.
     
  6. makems

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    I know what you mean about the bathroom but that's a design issue rather than a quality issue.
    We never had a problem with insulation, but then we follow the sun and only go places that are likely to be warm/hot!
     
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    its a van Jim, but not as we know it
     
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  8. duane0001

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    Oh dear :Angry:
    Not had any bother with mine and the standard van is far better spec then other panel vans
    Skirts, alloys, cruise, 6 speed 120bhp which at the time mine was new where all extras on vans that cost 10 grand more

    Oh and colour coded bumpers, roof rails, diesel heating, cab blinds
     
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  9. Ralph-n-Bev

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    The thing i like about a panel van is that its an all round metal solid box.
    Putting the plastic /grp whatever it is roof on top will make it more prone to damp IMO.
    When we ( Ralph:Blush:) do our conversion we won't be fixing / having one of those on top. Id like to see one inside to see if we can pinch some ideas though.
    We were very disappointed with the build quality of the IH ones we saw , at the show room. Sticky back plastic covered cupboards ?? Which was peeling off on the display model.
    Nice firm upholstery and good choice of fabrics though.
     
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    They must be very early prototype pictures, they look like minibuses, they also have no external graphics
     
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    We do but the trouble is when you leave Spain in feb, France can be bloody freezing. BUSBY.:Smile:
     
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    Roof rails were cosmetic. Had to remove one to mount Awning. Busby.
     
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    I never said they where of any use, just makes them stand out
    There are also two rails 550 and 3 rail 650 that run across the roof to attach all manner of items too
    Also I did not think we poo pooed other peoples motorhome choice on here!!!
     
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    I was pooing mine, you are obviously very happy with yours which just shows how we are all different thank goodness.Glad i dont own a SWIFT though looking at the pages of critisism on this site. BUSBY.:BigGrin:
     
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    No worys, I get defensive because my motorhome is the best one in the world,
    It must be, Its mine :Rofl1:

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    You've obviously missed the Swift threads.....and Shifty's views on Burstners :Smile:
     
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    It's just a minibus with a few extras!:Wink:



    Vlad.
     
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    It looks almost as smart as my Autosleepers Sussex Duo:Rofl1:
    and my shower is great
     
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    As I said we follow the sun. You won't catch us in France in Feb - we want to be much further South than that until April.:thumb::thumb:
     
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