Tag axles

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  1. Brian and Jo

    Brian and Jo Funster Life Member

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    (y)hi guys just curious to know really,how many members have tag axle motorhomes:)
    Brian & Jo
     
  2. Forestboy

    Forestboy Funster Life Member

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    We do and love it only 25ft (7.6m) long, short overhang massive payload best van we've ever owned.

    Went to a music festival last summer with 9 funster vans 5 were tags.
     
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  3. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    "Me".......... Tag axle, Rapido 10001. 2012 model.. (y)
     
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  4. hchris

    hchris Funster

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    N & B 7.8 m long Tag axle 1.4 t payload
     
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  5. Granjan

    Granjan Funster

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    Us .....Burstner Elegance Tag Axle 9.2 metres love it!
     
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  6. f6c

    f6c Funster

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    Auto-trail Chieftain Tag 8.37;)
     
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  7. Serendipitous

    Serendipitous Funster

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    Kon-Tiki tag 8.5m, 9.0 with bike carrier. Decent payload and no need of steadies.
     
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  8. Mikey RV

    Mikey RV Funster

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    We got one Burstner elegance 821I love it. (y)
     
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  9. Badknee

    Badknee Funster

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    They must have forgot to fit mine when they built it damn it!! :ROFLMAO:
     
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  10. ASel

    ASel

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    Had 1 got rid of it as traction very poor. Could not set off at a T junction going uphill, just got wheel spin and this was in the dry.

    Could not get traction on wet grass on the flat.

    Now got RWD twin wheels never had a traction problem.
     
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  11. TheDentons

    TheDentons Funster

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    Us too kontiki 659
     
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  12. Sheddy

    Sheddy Funster

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    2011 Rapido 10001, not had it long, but loving it. (y)
     
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    DC4JC Funster

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    And us..Burstner Elegance 821 8.86...Love it :)
     
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  14. New Dawn

    New Dawn Funster

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    Burstner i821G. 8.8mts. Fantastic payload. Absolutely love it !!!! (y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)




    TAG AXLES. R US
     
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  15. Forestboy

    Forestboy Funster Life Member

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    How very strange never had any traction problems with ours.:rolleyes:
    Use M+ S tyres all year around wild camp, park on grass even when wet, use it in the Alps in winter, if snow really bad will put chains on but always surprised where it will go.:cool:
     
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  16. PAGR

    PAGR Funster Life Member

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    Autotrail Arapaho. Occasional wheelspin in the wet at uphill T junctions when towing but love it anyway.
     
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  17. simplyjimbo

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    We have a Kon-Tiki 669, tow a Smart car on a trailer and never had any problems as yet. Traction is fine, and the length has not caused any major issues on sites. 8.57m The trailer adds another 3 metres.
    Had the Iveco 3 litre engine re-mapped to 200bhp, tramps on at silly speeds if you want it to, but the low end torque is why I had it done............and before all you guys criticise me for not saving the planet, it still does about 25 - 28mpg! :)
     
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  18. Lms

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    We have the arapaho about 9.0m with bike rack and tow a fiat panda on a A frame no problems. We love it
     
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  19. lou020

    lou020 Funster

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    Autotrail chieftain 8.8m or there abouts. 22mpg ,,,,stuff the planet.
    no problem on grass wet or dry,
     
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  20. Timotei

    Timotei Funster

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    2011 Burstner Elegance 890 really pleased with it
     
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