Rimor Katamarano 12p Plus

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  1. Jackspeak

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    Had a look at one of these at Newark yesterday and don't know that much about them. Anyone got and thoughts, advice or comments please?

    6 berth, Peugeot X62 engine, fixed double bed at rear and drop down double in the middle,3500kg overall weight.
     
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    Any pictures or a link so we can see it??
     
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    Nice looking van


    Can't believe where they get the prices for optional though

    Oven £420
    Microwave £195

    They sure ain't shy that's for sure
     
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    Hi, we used to have a Rimor Sailer 645TC, 2006 model, registered in 2007. The Katamarano is the budget range but that doesn't mean they are cheap and cheerful, they just tend to have different trim and equipment levels.

    I also know Steve who owns MHLtd and he's a nice chap and knows his Rimors well but not many people sell them so you need to consider warranty/habitation servicing - ours had to have a 6 monthly damp check to keep the water tightness warranty valid, so check if this is still the case.

    Most importantly CHECK THE REAL PAYLOAD! Our Rimor was poor in this regard and we were eventually faced with either not taking away what we wanted (not a massive amount), uprating it, or changing it - we reluctantly did the latter. Personally I'd insist on it being taken to a weighbridge and a certificate issued with the front and rear axle weights on it so you can check if there is sufficient capacity left for your needs. Also, I note that Steve was selling 2014 versions too (see below) so confirm which model year this is.

    http://www.motorhomesltd.com/motorhomes-sales/rimor-katamarano-12p-2014-model
     
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    Yes, plus the cost of the base vehicle extras too like cab air con at £1200.
     
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    Yep I'd never buy a brand new vehicle they just take the mickey
     
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    Thanks guys for all of your comments.
     
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    There's someone else on here just bought one of these he has two posts up in the beginners section
     
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    That'll be me(y)
     
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    I have no connection with the seller but a do know they have others to sell AND if the OP want's to PM me Ill tell him where & at what cost
     
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    Yep that'll be you lol

    Just out of curiosity what length is your van?
     
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    Hi we have a"Vintage" 2008 Rimor Katamarano 12P- 4 berth (without the Descending double bed!!) which is 6.5m This length could be slightly better used if they had Cabin seats, but for the size we find it pretty good!!
     
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    In wat way do they take the MickyMicky
     
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    Hi,
    We have an xgo dynamic which is the same as the rimor. Ours is 4 years old, we bought it as an ex hire vehicle and got a good deal on it.
    It is a budget van but for our first motorhome it was either this or a 10 year old van with higher mileage.
    The finish is pretty basic but other things such as the carrier, loo, heating system are the same as a higher spec van. So far we have been happy with it and have found a local motorhome dealer that can order any parts.
     
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