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  1. laser101uk

    laser101uk Funster

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    Hi .....I managed to catch a height barrier at the weekend resulting in some damage at the back my van..... Just had an higher than expected quote for the repair...can anyone recommend somewhere to get this sorted, I am in Basingstoke so nearer the south the better..
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    Steve
     
  2. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    You can always bring it down to us, give Glenn a call and have a chat to him, we do a lot of insurance repairs, 01-580-880188 option 3 workshop.

    Peter
     
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  3. lunarman

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    Drop a PM to Funster Joner8888 he may be able to help. He is near Bridgewater though.

    He did some good repairs for me.

    Lunarman
     
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    I never repair any vehicles until just before I sell it :BigGrin:
     
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    I bashed mine on a tree last year

    And cracked the fibre glass at the front.

    Elite motorhomes near Banbury did a great repair. You can't see that there was ever any damage.

    I feel comfortable to recommend them. :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Very interesting thread, because this is a thingie thats been on my mind for a bit. Does anyone know of a height warning 'beeper', or whatever? (I know, besides the wife screaming "Were going to HIT THAT BRIDGE", making you brake so hard that white van behind on the phone shunts you up the bike rack.) I thought that maybe some enterprising soul had thought of this??
     
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  7. superk

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    Aren't there SATNAVs with height warnings?

    I vaguely remember downloading free info to a laptop satnav
     
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    you could fit parking sensors and angle them appropriately:Blush:
     
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  9. Phill D

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    yep, ours guides you around them ( as do many ) but i have been close!! on one occasion:Doh:
     
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    They don't stop you hitting trees, allegedley :cry:
     
  11. Larby

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    " :Eeek: "

    I do find above item is fairly good but not infallible. I was approaching Yveteot France and was confronted by the bridge shown in Google image below.
    For some reason I thought 2.98m would go through due to relaxed holiday mode. Stopped in time and blamed brain. I wonder if the oncoming vehicle made it??
    I have my height, width and length in metric and imperial on sun-visor.

    I went to buy fuel in Pont Leveque. The filling station opposite the Intermarche has low roof. I declined but watched another MH edge through with the passenger looking out of the roof vent. I estimated about 25mm to spare.
     

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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    you would need to be crawling though.

    most parking sensors have a max working range of around 1mtr.....no good if you're doing 30mph. :Laughing:
     
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    Hi,If you ring Jeff Lewis on 08450569712 he will do a fantastic job at a reasonable price,just down the road from you on the old A4 at the turning for tadley,he repairs and resprays motorhomes and caravans for most of the dealers in our area,also insurance approved,nice people to deal with and will not keep you hanging around,his mobile is 07540637574,regards H:BigGrin:
     

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