This Fiat is growing on me.

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  1. Snowbird

    Snowbird Funster Life Member

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    I was never a lover of Fiat based motorhomes, preferring the old school Mercedes based vans. I was a little concerned when I bought the Hymer 754 as it is a big van and I thought it would be hard work with a 2.8 engine. How wrong I was, the thing pulls like a train and is quite frugal on fuel with the tdi engine. The layout suits us well with the low bed and the only fault I can find is no separate shower. Am beginning to think this will be a stayer.
     
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    Don't forget you have a timing belt now though having been used to chains on your Mercs.
     
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    Heard that one before...

    The moment a "decent" offer comes along, your child bride will be homeless again...

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Dave, this is all very nice , but... can't we have a few pics to appreciate? I get all frustrated!
    Love to you both xxxxx
     
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    That will be a whole month then.

    Enjoy, welcome to plebsville.
     
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  6. Snowbird

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    Of course Frankie. I will take some tomorrow, Unfortunately the bonnet now has a thick covering of dead insects.
     
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    @JJ whilst your doing nothing just nip over to Cartagena and check this 660 out for me. Its bloody cheap.
     
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    Damn....Wont let me put a link. A 660 on Spanish plates at 7000 Emus ONO. Just needs new batteries and tyres with standing.
     
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    But Mr Snowbird, I have a 660 (with new batteries) on Portuguese plates... so much more practical.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Its cheap enough for spares, and its a 94 with full cooker for the pies :).
     
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    We have now arrived in Bacharach and me being a lucky so and so have got a front line pitch on the Stellplatz overlooking the Rhine. Am happy to sit here watching the boat traffic for a few days. As its cooks day off I am taking her for dinner at the Bacharach Hof restaurant tonight. I have to keep reminding her just how lucky she was when she met me :). Now just for @yodeli as i do not want Franki getting frustrated, (the poor girl has enough to put up with @JJ). Here are a few photos of Hymer 754 001.JPG Germany 2018 004.JPG Germany 2018 001.JPG Germany 2018 005.JPG Germany 2018 003.JPG the van. Note there is no dropdown bed, instead it was built with storage lockers.
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: He's gonna love that bit Dave!

    Love the van! Much better lay out in my view than the one you had when we met up in Wales , by a lake, at that Funster 's beautiful little campsite if you recall. I can't remember her username , but I think she was called Eileen (or may be Helen ... gosh, forgive me if you read me)
     
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    Pah!

    All well and good but it's still a woosie, slip a lot in the wet, front wheel drive, weekend away on campsites, part time motorhomer's van...

    Can't stop to chat right now.

    My people are holding a "surprise" 40th birthday party for one of the girls, and I have been told by my minder that I have to attend...

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Birthday party eh......You see and put those good pants on that Frankie pressed for you :).
     
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    Hey @JJ. What do you think of my neighbours choice of motorhome, complete with DDR country code badge. I quite like it. Germany 2018 007.JPG
     
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    I totally ADORE it...


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