one for the self builders

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  1. freelanderuk

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    nah.. it's got a puny 8cc engine and weighs 3,500 kg :Laughing:

    joking aside.. I'm almost sure I've seen this on ebay before.. or one very like it ..
     
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    I want it... I want it... I want it... I want it...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Me too and I am only a few miles away.........might go to have a look tomorrow :BigGrin: Loads of Fray Bentos tins went into building her I reckon :)
     
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    One word .................. quality
     
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    Maybe we should get it as a joint venture Stew... then we swop every now and again... you fly to Portugal and use the Hymer and we fly to Uk and use the Airstream...:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    (Like Margaret Thatcher and the Devil we would never be seen together :Wink:)

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    I spotted it yesterday :thumb:There was one about 2/3 mths ago (not sure if that is it) but they wanted around 30 to 40k and I am sure it was "full" but in a very tatty condition.
    I may have posted it at the time but advised looking at the body work closely :Smile: before anyone bought.bid on it.Must admit it will turn heads when done :thumb: but in my book it is just too long/big for my use.:cry:Would make a great base for anyone full timing :thumb::thumb:
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    There's one exactly like that 3 pitches away from us on sheepcote valley, looks lovely surely more than 3.5 ton though?
     
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    it may be a bit on the light side :Wink: and only be 8cc Jim, but just look what it produces.

    if only !!!!! :Cool: :RollEyes:


    Engine Size: 8 cc
    Horsepower: 345 Bhp
     
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    nice idea jj i would be up for a swap pm me if your interested

    ian f
     
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    I am confused.. "bargepole" and "nice idea"? :Eek!:

    JJ
     
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    Don't worry JJ ,MHL is on about swapping his Gordieboy for the Hymer in Porugal,not the gorgeous classic Airstream :BigGrin:
    I personally think the Airstream would be the business :thumb:Spend around 5k inside (no windows,roof vents to buy)and you would have a very modern interior in the iconic body work :thumb:No doubt some rich "stars" would rent it @a grand a week without blinking :BigGrin:
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    I am afraid that I am a "restore back to the original design" keeping it as "original" as possible man. These new material, machine made units with modern fittings are not for me...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    A stunning peice of kit, but better have very deeeeeep pockets to restore it, when we used to do vintage and classic car restoration for a living I would guess that back then would be 30K to restore so at least double now :Eeek:

    All the best Rick
     
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    You could easy do a sympathetic restoration using hand made units and new fridge, cooker and heater etc, :thumb:After all why would you want a 35 yr old m/h inside? I have seen quite a few old Hymers that could do with a interior face lift :thumb:
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    One man's face lift is another man's ruining the classic original... :Rofl1:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    A lick of varnish/French polish would help a lot of classics-often it is the woodwork that is tired :BigGrin:
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