Self build camper

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  1. mpo

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    I have recently made a self build camper ford transit the problem I have is when I'm parked on a main rd / layby usually on cleveleys or st Anne's the van rocks when a vehicle drives past at speed any suggestions please I'm begging to feel sea sick !
     
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    Beginning to feel sea sick ( stupid pre text thing ! )
     
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    Fit some outriggers?
     
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    air assister bags in the suspension. they replace the bumpstops and can be pumped up to tighten the suspension, resisting the body roll
     
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    you need a setback layby or steady legs but they would prevent a fast getaway from trouble, simple answer is park elsewhere
     
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    Cheers mate they sound expensive ?
     
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    Don't mean to sound dumb ( mrs states otherwise ) what are outriggers ??
     
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    Outriggers are stabilising legs as seen on trucks with cranes or cherry pickers on the back, or fire engines when ladders are used, I wasn't being serious when I suggested them lol!
     
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    Grab a pair of second hand caravan wind down legs would be the cheapest option..
    Ummm.. I have a pair actually !
    £25 including postage if you are interested :)
     
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    how can read only post on her as I travel the rods of Holland
     
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    I'm guessing its not a X240/X250 as these pretty stable. My Ford based CB was terrible for this. as others have said trying to sleep next to a road with fast traffic not the best of idea for a peaceful night....
     
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    >> a self build camper ford transit

    The clue was in "Ford Transit".
     
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    Doh....:rolleyes:
     
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    But apart from that.. credit where due.. it WAS a good guess.................:D
     
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    Jaws do you still have the steadies, if so I have a coach built and was wondering would they fit
    Obviously need to check height required, what height are the ones you got
    Thks
     
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    yes, still got them .. No idea what size they are without checking.. But to be fair MPO should really get first refusal..
    I will measure them tomorrow
     
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    OR, stick a couple of local Cleveleys girls in the back.........Two slabs of ale, and a crate of pies. It wont rock with them on board.....:)(y);)
     
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