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Discussion in 'Self-Build Motorhomes' started by freelanderuk, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. freelanderuk

    freelanderuk Read Only Funster

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    Windows ........ or rather, lack thereof.

    Wonder what the sides are made of; fibreglass or metal? would it flex horribly? are windows as easy to fit as car sunroofs used to be? - but you did get a template with them before you got your drill and jigsaw out - didn't you? LOL
     
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    Too expensive you can buy similar yr etc already converted from 14k to 17k--The windows are too high no shower/loo or fridge etc You would need to practically gut it and even then you do not have a blank canvas has it has holes cut in it to determine where you put what :Wink:It would need at least 4k worth of new stuff to fit in it plus labour:cry:
    sedge YES - you can always use the window to draw around :thumb:
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    its overpriced for a self build project

    when you had finished the hole thing
    it would cost you more than a complete and off the shelf m/h
    you would find it hard to sell on other than as a self build
    which would involve specialist insurance rules
    conformity and gas/elec checks


    if you want to self build in my opinion
    you need a newish or very cheap van
    as you rareley get back the purchase price
    of the base and maybe a little for content and effort

    traders wouldnt be interested as a trade in
    obviousley my opinion

    my self build cost three times what it cost
    and that was with an ex ambulance base that cost

    £ 10:00
    money spent on all new internals amounted to
    about £4000
    :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Have a read here( http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/garage_vehicle.php?do=view_vehicle&id=76 )Tofo and see what I spent (7.5k plus 2.5k on vehicle) and I do not think I went overboard on spec :Eeek: I have always shown a profit on all my self builds but I may have kept this one too long,but once I get the go ahead from the boss we shall see :BigGrin: If I got the said go ahead it would be on ebay in a flash ,but I must admit at the moment I would be disappointed if it did not make a small profit :Smile: but then again it could loose a little.
    terry
     
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