Unloved Hymer

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Pinched from FB

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  2. chaser

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    Just needs a good wash , is it for sale
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    no idea.. it's on someones drive
     
  4. mike mcglynn

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    It looks so sad ,There is a van like this where I store my van it makes me feel down whenever I go to pick mine up its a mobilvetta and it used to look lovely:(
     
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    There's a fiver like that on the storage site in the spot next to us. It doesn't look like it's moved in a a few years.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    yeah.. tis sad, you see lots neglected in storage compounds.. thing is, once algae gets a grip it can eat out the joint sealer.. in no time damp takes hold..
     
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    probably a sad story behind a van in that condition...
     
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    I've often wondered about the apparently abandoned caravans and motorhomes in storage areas, are people still paying the fees? Some of the caravans look like they would fall apart if used. There is also a boat at our storage that has to be seen to be believed, I'll get a photo next time I'm there.
     
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    the place whar I used to store my caravan has had a van there 20 years maybe more payed by standing order every month
    not worth scrap now but they keep paying :Eeek:
    bill
     
  10. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Number plate could be desirable as well

    Peter
     
  11. DanielFord

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    A bit of TLC, and quite a lot of elbow grease would have that van in A1 condition. Be a bargain if anyone with the time could buy it! :D
     
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    It's been unused since 2010 :(


    Registration number: W11 GEM
    ✔ SORN


    ✗ No MOT
    Expired: 27 August 2010

    New keepers must get tax before using the vehicle. Please be aware that if you have taxed, made a SORN or had an MOT in the last 5 days these details may not have updated.

    Vehicle details
    • Vehicle make FIAT
    • Date of first registration 14 June 2000
    • Year of manufacture 2000
    • Cylinder capacity (cc) 2800cc
    • CO₂Emissions Not available
    • Fuel type DIESEL
    • Vehicle status SORN in place
    • Vehicle colour WHITE
    • Vehicle type approval Not available
    • Wheelplan 2 AXLE RIGID BODY
    • Revenue weight 4500kg
     
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    I suspect you are right and the same for other abandoned vehicles in store.
     
  14. Bailey58

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    I think they need to update the colour on the V5. :(
     
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    Shame, the picture doesn't have a geotag, so no clue as to where it was taken.
     
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    Also, just had a thought, that personalised number, could it refer to 'Gemima the Hymer'?
    Remembered it from a book I read, 'Marie Potter and the Campervan of Doom'
     
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    And I thought mine needed a wash. What a shame to be left like that.
     
  19. kaasbroodje

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    I wouldn't normally advocate the use of 'elbow grease' but in this case, I suspect a couple of bottles would work wonders on that algae.

    If I was local, might even offer to give it a clean for them - would be good to hear the van's/owner's story and get it looking a bit more presentable....
     
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    Looking at the picture there is a post with a sign on it. Be interested to know what is said on the sign
     
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