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Forum: Communications and Internet Access   26-07-2019, 07:52
Replies: 15
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Posted By wfdTamar
After my trip last year I bought two different...

After my trip last year I bought two different ones. They both have small screens and promised to be better than Google translate. I think you're better using Google translate though (there's also a...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   12-07-2019, 08:04
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By wfdTamar
I have an Endless Breeze 12 volt fan (cigarette...

I have an Endless Breeze 12 volt fan (cigarette plug). About 2 amps on full. Expensive (made in the USA), but quite powerful (not far off a domestic one). Reasonable amount of noise given how...
Forum: Smartphones   12-07-2019, 07:58
Replies: 18
Views: 310
Posted By wfdTamar
I found 3 rubbish in the UK. I'd bought a couple...

I found 3 rubbish in the UK. I'd bought a couple of throwaway sims in Australia to use in Europe & UK.

If you happen to know a French resident you can get a SOSH sim plan (the budget Orange...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   27-06-2019, 20:25
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By wfdTamar
66 euros and the son can do it! Honestly, it's an...

66 euros and the son can do it! Honestly, it's an hour or two. Most of that is working out how to do it alone.
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   27-06-2019, 19:55
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By wfdTamar
Just answered your PM, but for others - he will...

Just answered your PM, but for others - he will be able to do it. Part is the same as mine 66 euros posted to France from Germany. UK might be a tad more but still cheap for a good fix. If you need...
Forum: Electrical   19-06-2019, 20:02
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By wfdTamar
John, did you get anywhere sorting that out? I...

John, did you get anywhere sorting that out? I possibly have a similar issue.
Forum: LPG / Gas   19-06-2019, 19:50
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
It's the small removable type. Basically just a...

It's the small removable type. Basically just a threaded hole you screw the appropriate country adaptor into.

I'm just finishing off the last of the Calor from pre-installation, then I'll get rid...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   19-06-2019, 19:38
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By wfdTamar
A very annoying incident. Nothing drastic, but...

A very annoying incident. Nothing drastic, but only a few weeks into ownership. Went into an M25 Services truck car park and stopped in a queue of vehicles about 3 metres behind what in Australia we...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   15-06-2019, 07:09
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By wfdTamar
Two more months in France then a month in the UK...

Two more months in France then a month in the UK (need to find storage and sort out an insurance claim in that time). My only plan is to head south in search of the elusive northern hemisphere sun.
Forum: LPG / Gas   14-06-2019, 20:10
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
Ended up installing the small removable type...

Ended up installing the small removable type filler in the skirt (mounted diagonally rather than vertically as the hose then came out the back better) with the hose coming out the back sideways,...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   14-06-2019, 20:07
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By wfdTamar
I wimped out of doing mine due to the sodding wet...

I wimped out of doing mine due to the sodding wet days and not having a firm surface to work on. Got it done at a local Brittany mechanic for Ä216 (labour only as I supplied the parts which cost...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   31-05-2019, 20:44
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By wfdTamar
Yes Uber Leisure. They have that ridiculous...

Yes Uber Leisure. They have that ridiculous charade of only dealing with trade, but it's rubbish. They advertise all over the place so they know very well they're selling to the public. The whole...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   31-05-2019, 19:14
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By wfdTamar
I grew up without a dad (parents divorced early...

I grew up without a dad (parents divorced early back in the days when the dad was rarely seen again) so I have taught myself to do virtually anything. I am disgustingly handy. The problem with that...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   31-05-2019, 13:52
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By wfdTamar
Much prefer France to the UK. Way too many people...

Much prefer France to the UK. Way too many people in the UK and traffic is a nightmare. Traffic jams in car parks on public holidays. They all have a day off so what do they do? Lets all go to B&Q,...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   31-05-2019, 13:45
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By wfdTamar
Jan is correct Raymondo. Doing a house sit in...

Jan is correct Raymondo. Doing a house sit in Brittany. They have 3 lovely cats. One sleeps on my bed which is against the owners rules, but she's so cute. 5 chooks too. Too many eggs. Heaps of flies...
Forum: LPG / Gas   31-05-2019, 13:29
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
Just checked again. The door is actually...

Just checked again. The door is actually insulated so thicker than I thought.

The skirt is aluminium which is pretty sturdy, but where I'd mount the filler is either side of the locker door so...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   31-05-2019, 09:58
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By wfdTamar
Yup. Awning gearbox teeth are worn. New one is...

Yup. Awning gearbox teeth are worn. New one is Ä60. May not even use the awning much as you can't have it out in aires as that is considered camping. I'm too cheap to pay for a campsite if I don't...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   31-05-2019, 07:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By wfdTamar
Hi Jan. Yes, that previous post was in Feb. I...

Hi Jan. Yes, that previous post was in Feb. I picked up the Hymer 3rd May, had a few weeks in the UK (awful traffic there). Actually got a pretty good deal. The only thing wrong with it was the...
Forum: LPG / Gas   31-05-2019, 06:25
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
I wouldn't be worried about any flex in the hose...

I wouldn't be worried about any flex in the hose as long as it's routed sensibly. It's the actual door itself right at the mounting point as mine is only thin. Mind you I put a SOG in the toilet...
Forum: LPG / Gas   30-05-2019, 17:34
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
I was intending to mount as Ozzyjohn has had...

I was intending to mount as Ozzyjohn has had done, but the retailer convinced me to install in the skirt. I haven't done it yet, but the skirt seems a flimsy place on my Hymer and awkward to get to....
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   03-05-2019, 03:23
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By wfdTamar
This stuff is very good - Nextzett Gummi Pflege ...

This stuff is very good - Nextzett Gummi Pflege
...
Forum: LPG / Gas   22-04-2019, 03:36
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
Found a thread about a door install. ...

Found a thread about a door install.

https://www.wildcamping.co.uk/forums/motorhome-chat/43265-gaslow-filler-cap.html
Forum: LPG / Gas   19-04-2019, 09:18
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
I think itís sensible as all the work is...

I think itís sensible as all the work is contained to the locker and the body of the vehicle hasnít been breached. It functions fine as long as you route the hoses correctly to allow the locker door...
Forum: LPG / Gas   19-04-2019, 00:51
Replies: 45
Views: 1,171
Posted By wfdTamar
I can't see why you cant put it in the door? The...

I can't see why you cant put it in the door? The ones I've seen have a right angle hose joint on the back of the door so the hose goes sideways which allows the door to open freely. Particularly if...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   30-03-2019, 09:23
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By wfdTamar
Yes, it helps to know which engine you have. I'm...

Yes, it helps to know which engine you have. I'm just preparing to do my 2002 2.8 jtd. I need a 36mm socket, a 200nm torque wrench and something to lock the flywheel - and patience as apparently...
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