Do you suffer with wind? (1 Viewer)

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jaykay

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Haha, I just know this will get a few views!!

Seriously though, My old coachbuilt used to get blown all over when it was windy, and I wondered how more modern vans were effected by the wind?

Is there much between an a class and a c class when its a bit windy?
 
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Never had an A class but the difference between our first M/H and the present one is beyond belief.

The Autoquest 320 we had about 20 years ago was badly affected by winds. When on the motorway, if I saw a bus coming up to overtake, I used to have pull hard to the left to reduce the movement caused by its bow-wave.

Modern vehicles, with their more aerodynamic shape, improved chassis and suspension are infinitely superior. No worries!
 
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Forestboy

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A Class 5 tonne tag only ever been scared once but 40 tonne trucks were going over that day normal windy days no problem.
 
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DBK

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It's really a chassis issue rather than an aerodynamic thing.

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MikeD

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Our Fiat chassis Autotrail, 3+ meters high is not good in a cross wind. Motorways are a bit of a nightmare.

Parked up on a site in Spain with a big storm outside we had to move and park head on to the wind as the van was was becoming very uncomfortable.
 
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stcyr

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<------ No problems with this one (1991) even in stormforce winds ... unlike the mk.6 transit van we had for a while.
 
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We rock a lot in winds with this one, autosleeper Hampshire , transit,but when we had the 4 ton voyager, Fiat, we were quite stable, we did have to park into the wind once with it though as the winds were fierce.
 
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mjltigger

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Seems some with transits have had issues.. ours is only a van conversion but have no issues at all with wind so far
 
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jonandshell

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Likewise, our RWD dual wheel Transit is solid even with a tall overcab coachbuilt body.

Our last van, an Elddis Autoquest on 2006 Peugeot Boxer MWB, was downright dangerous!

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