Whats the oldest one you have seen ?

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  1. PaulyP

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    Just went out to put some rubbish in the bins at the side of the house and parked at the side is an old MH.
    Looked over the fence to see an "H" reg Talbot Bedouin, 45 years old and looks in good nick. Thinking it must be the oldest one I have seen.
     
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    You've just spoilt your valentines present. !
    Saw your old one on ebay . :wink:




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    "K" plate Ford Transit - not sure of the convertor but it's still in beautiful condition. (y)
     
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    Suffix or prefix?

    The Bedouin would, I guess, be prefix
     
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    Yes the H was a prefix which makes it a 1969 model.
    I had a K reg Hymer, suffix, which would make it a 1991.
    The Talbot is definately the oldest i havd seen.
     
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    GxxxRRM 1990
     
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    You have an older one.
     
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    I used to own an OLD bedford conversion from the early 60s just struggling to remember the reg number. was three letters and two numbers

    god we had some fun in that van. no toilet shower or heating but then nobody else had such things either so we made do with what we had. wish i still had the van as it would be my pride and joy and preserved for the grand kids
     
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    My dad had a comer work bus it was way back in the 70's he converted it to a caravanet as he called it
    we had sume grate holidays in it till I went off to serve queen and country.
    our first holiday was a trip to Spain I was a teenager six weeks we were away for grate times me and my younger brother had .
    we had so many holidays and weekends away we slept in a tent mum dad slept in the van
    dad died in 1978 and the van was around 10 years old then and had been converted around six years
    it sat in the garden for year after the old man died and finally it got vandalised and set on fire
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    Your right, I have got my suffix and prefix twisted. ( could be painful )
    So the H reg i saw was a prefix which is 1990.
    With the letter after it would be older ie K after is 1971.

    Got it all wrong !
     
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    If you ever go up to the monument parking area at St Margarets Bay Dover There is a Ford Thames Motor home /Camper outside one of the houses on the road up. It looks like a total rebuild very smart but must be 1963 or so There is driving around Dover a green Ford Transit Mk1 but it is awfully tatty, registration is E suffix so 1967/8 first ones out on the road. They are a bit like the split screen VW campers iconic if they do not rust away.
     
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    While in France saw an old Citreon ( ones that look as if they were made with corrugated sheets) look as good as new
     
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    I sold my Citroen 2CV to an englishman who lives in France. He contacted me last week as he was having problems with importing it (had it for 18 months but spent most of that time doing it up)
    Sent him a signed invoice which he was missing.
    He sent me pics of it now, it is 29 year old and was in good nick when i had it, it now looks as it has just come out of the showroom, immaculate.
    Wish i still had it.
     
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    I would only change it for another you wouldnt like.
     
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    Mine, in avatar , is 1990. 1,9 n/a diesel
     
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