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  1. Rainbow-Lady

    Rainbow-Lady Funster

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    Hi, I have just joined MotorhomeFun and would like to introduce myself and hubby Dave.
    At the moment we're looking for a campervan, yesterday we looked at a Peugeot Boxer, the layout is exactly what we need for the two of us and our elderly, infirm Lab. Trouble was, for£12K, it had a lot of rust and all the seals had gone. Of course, it's the worst time of year to try and buy, so we're not in a rush (being Sagittarius, not in a rush usually means tomorrow!!). We did have a Fiat Ducato Swift quite a few years ago, at 1.9cc it was a bit underpowered, so we're looking at over 2L.
    Hope to meet some of you at the Rallies when we have a van.
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  2. Bart

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    Hi and :welcomesign:
     
  3. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

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    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
  4. Baldeagle7470

    Baldeagle7470 Funster

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    Hi Rainbowlady and :pink: from A vey HOT France !
     
  5. davidbaldam

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    Hi and welcome to FUN. (y)
     
  6. Neckender

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    Hi and welcome rainbow-lady.

    John.
     
  7. MikeD

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    Hi and welcome to the Fun. (y)
     
  8. mitzimad

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    if your looking for a panel van conversion im thinking about selling mine shame your so far away
     
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  11. scousebird

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  12. roadster55

    roadster55 Read Only Funster

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    Welcome aboard. You're right to be cautious - buy in haste and repent at leisure! Get the best you can afford because these vehicles generally hold their price well, but avoid rust and damp at all costs. There are plenty of good van conversions out there so take your time.
    Re. engine size I've noticed a massive improvement in my current van which is a 2007 Leisuredrive on a Ford Transit 2.2 TD over a Peugoet Boxer Autosleeper I used to own, which was only a 1.9 engine. Really makes a big difference on hills/mountains, and even normal driving as you'll be changing gear less often too.
     
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    Hi and Welcome........(y)
     
  14. TerryL

    TerryL Funster Life Member

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    :HelloThere: You don't have to wait until you get a van to join in. Checkout the Events page and see if there is something happening locally to you. Or try to get to one of the shows where the Funsters have a stand and our own camping area - you can also then have a look round at vans too.
     
  15. Billyboy62

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    Hello all picking up a auto sleeper Dorset on Friday 29 July can't wait to get it and be on the open road
     
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    Hello and welcome :hiya2:
     
  17. Neckender

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    Hello and welcome Billyboy, great van the Auto Sleeper.

    John.
     
  18. wigster

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    :welcome4: Rainbow lady and Billyboy
     
  19. Bart

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    @Billyboy62 Hi and welcome as well , you should create your own introductory thread , but welcome to the Fun House :D :D :D
     
  20. fred flintstone

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    A big welcome. I only joined the forum last week but the members are so friendly.
    I looked at loads before I bought mine.
    It had 12 months MOT so I thought it was ok but the exhaust rubbers broke in Germany, 5th gear broke in Sweden. I may be jinxed :) RAC/AA inspection may be worth the money.
    Keep searching and good luck.
     
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