Our new van is in the country.

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  1. pandj

    pandj Funster Life Member

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    Yay... our new van arrived in the UK yesterday(y) :)
    but we can't pick it up till 9th May(n):(
    Going to look at it on Sunday, it's going to be a long month:unsure:
     
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    How exciting :) What are you getting ?
     
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    pandj Funster Life Member

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    Very exciting indeed, we ordered it in October, sold our old van in December so to say we've got itchy feet is an understatement.
    It's a Burstner Ixeo it 680 g
     
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    Just looked at it online, very nice van :). Love the layout its perfect lots of living space, bathroom and a garage:)
     
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    pandj Funster Life Member

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    Yes it ticked more of our boxes than anything else we'd seen, went for the 3litre 4250kg option so we should be able to cart loads of goodies home. (y)
     
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    Next van on my hit list to buy, loved the layout
     
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    Like the look of it nice van. A long month ahead!
     
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    Why are you having to wait It could be ready and registered in a week?? Special equipment needed for it maybe or they just dragging their feet.?
     
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    Dragging their feet I think, although I have heard reports of DVLA taking 3 weeks to register new vehicles so don't know for sure, Just glad it's here and hopefully passes muster on Sunday.(y)

    It's booked in at Vanbitz (other dealers available :)) for the goodies to be fitted. (y)

    Once that's done we're off to France for a few weeks, Jax hasn't booked any work for May or June and i'm working 7 days a week to get as far ahead with my work to cover anything needed (fingers crossed), so we'll be touring around for a while.:D:D:D:D
     
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    Same van as we have ordered only we've gone with 4000kg maxi chasis and in silver paint option
    picking it up on 25th April and going straight to vanbitz for strikeback and non starter cant wait ordered at NEC last October and our old van went the following week so been a long time without
    wheels.:roflmto::roflmto::dance2::dance2:
    Gary and Janet
     
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    pandj Funster Life Member

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    Know how you feel, it's a long time without a van.:cry:

    We've gone for champagne paint, auto-box, lefthand drive, alde heating. It's a cracking layout with the benefit of a garage too. Spent 6 hours looking all over it and thought sod it you only live once so ordered one.

    Vanbitz for strike back and solar etc. Earliest he could fit us in was 17th May and that was a few weeks ago, he's a busy boy.:)
     
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    Looks a lovely van, happy travels :)
     
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    We have ordered the it734, been confirmed end of May leaving Germany so judging by what you say another 3/4 weeks on top
    Do you know if it can be speeded up the DVLA side or we at there mercy, Thks for any info
     
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    pandj Funster Life Member

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    It's not just the DVLA the van also needs a habitation check etc and the dealers are busy.
    The local DVLA offices have all been shut and everything goes through Swansea so I think you're at their mercy, it's bloody frustrating.:(
     
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