What brand?

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  1. rangitira

    rangitira Funster

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    Can anyone remember the Brand of M/Home that are on those Daihatsu/ badge engineered Bedfords, they are about the size of a garden shed?
     
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    Dormobile???
     
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    Bambi I think.

    Just googled bedford bambi motorhome and they are there.
    there is even a site where you can hire them, www.bambihire.com
     
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    There was the Beford Rascal if that's any help
     
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    Thanks Knokker:thumb: thats the one I was trying to think of:Doh: Someone was asking me they wanted a "project":Smile:

    Thanks everyone for answering:thumb:
     
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    Tell them to buy some good tie-downs.
    My mate had one years ago and it blew over in the wind.
    It was on a site at the time. :Eeek:
     
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    Also Romahome.
     
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    i thought romahome was the convertor, and bambi + hi-lo the models
     
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    There was also the Fiat Amigo - father in law had one - a right rust bucket :Rofl1:
     
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    On the subject of small Bambi/Nipper motorhomes.
    I was passing the local Elddis factory last week and noticed a chassis/pickup truck parked out of the way. Not the sort of vehicle you see without number plates on a motorhome manufacturers holding area. As the need for small value vans increases I was wondering if they are designing a pop on body based on the small vans from years ago. If this is the case they would probably be making it ready for the 2013 season and hopefully showcasing early in the year, possibly Birmingham.
    Time will tell but it could be a good move in the current sales climate.
     
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    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Hijets on Daihatsu was actually made by Johns Cross initially about 15 years ago.

    Peter
     
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    ELDISS used to make "bambi" type vans yrs ago:thumb: in fact there's one on ebay and quite a few bambi/rascal types ranging from under 1k to around 3k :Wink:
    Terry
     
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