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Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-06-2021, 10:45
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Poulbot
It looks to be the same table as fitted to a...

It looks to be the same table as fitted to a Flash 22. The table comes with a rotating section underneath for the person sitting behind the driver (RHD). The crucial measurement is the width so that...
Forum: Rallies   06-06-2021, 15:08
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Poulbot
The group 'Friends Who Like Motorhomefacts Rally...

The group 'Friends Who Like Motorhomefacts Rally Group' on Facebook has 179 members and requires you to become a member (which seems odd if they are already a member here?!!). Without the original...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   08-05-2021, 09:17
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Poulbot
Three months would be fine for me. Jan/Feb/Mar...

Three months would be fine for me. Jan/Feb/Mar are generally the coldest months. I saw a recent article suggesting the Spanish and Portuguese governments were considering 180 days. Not sure how that...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   06-05-2021, 21:01
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By Poulbot
Winter in Portugal

Up to now I have usually wintered at home in the UK, but am starting to suffer with the cold, so have been looking to see what the options are for wintering in Portugal. I have been relying heavily...
Forum: Ford Chassis   29-07-2020, 13:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By Poulbot
The weld itself had failed. The cog is...

The weld itself had failed. The cog is manufactured and then a steel inner shell (not sure why the cog can't be directly welded on to the shaft) is welded to the inside of the cog, and then the shell...
Forum: Ford Chassis   25-07-2020, 13:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By Poulbot
2012 Transit 5th gear

I have a 2014 Ford Transit 6 speed manual 2.2 TDi m/h (Chausson body) which came off the Ford production line in 2012.
I have done approx 50k KM and have owned it from new.
While driving locally...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   16-11-2015, 19:48
Replies: 12
Views: 9,046
Posted By Poulbot
I have a Chausson M/H but I am pretty sure that...

I have a Chausson M/H but I am pretty sure that the lock mechanism is the same and is supplied by a company called ZADI.
I ordered a spare key from Stowmarket Caravans quoting the key number. They...
Forum: Ford Chassis   13-11-2015, 12:12
Replies: 12
Views: 26,307
Posted By Poulbot
I have had the pump changed under warranty on my...

I have had the pump changed under warranty on my 2012 built Transit at Marshalls in Cambridge. Coincidentally it went for a service at the same time, but the tech said that if it had just come for...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-11-2015, 15:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By Poulbot
I am currently changing house and one criteria is...

I am currently changing house and one criteria is to find a property with enough space for the M/H.
My understanding is that they are designed to withstand a certain amount of weather, but two...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   07-09-2015, 15:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,720
Posted By Poulbot
Very tricky to diagnose without getting...

Very tricky to diagnose without getting underneath and having a look.
Two things spring to mind.........CV joint problem, which is only evident when the grease is cold. Once vehicle is underway the...
Forum: My Motorhome Mods   30-08-2015, 09:31
Replies: 10
Views: 6,078
Posted By Poulbot
Looks good. Good luck with the aerial. I did...

Looks good. Good luck with the aerial. I did quite a lot of research when fitting my JVC unit and found that vertical and high up were the two main criteria for the aerial.
I have a Ford Transit cab...
Forum: Importing   29-08-2015, 08:25
Replies: 17
Views: 6,750
Posted By Poulbot
Which all goes to show how the interpretation of...

Which all goes to show how the interpretation of the rules can vary from each testing station. My own experience is that main dealers are not prepared to risk their testing station licence and will...
Forum: Renault   29-08-2015, 08:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,606
Posted By Poulbot
You say you have searched everywhere, but where...

You say you have searched everywhere, but where exactly?
Have you tried Renault Commercial UK, Renault owners Club, Gumtree, E-Bay, Renault Commercial France, Partco or any good gearbox component...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   24-08-2015, 20:04
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By Poulbot
Keep documents, e-mails and any other...

Keep documents, e-mails and any other correspondence between you and the dealer and take pictures if you can, with dates.
I agree with previous posters that it's best to continue with your current...
Forum: Motorcycle Racks & Cycle Racks   16-08-2015, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Poulbot
I bought the same product last year and was...

I bought the same product last year and was surprised that the clamps do not rotate (I think they used to but now new clamp design is a crimped fit). I find I can tighten the straps enough to hold...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   03-08-2015, 09:40
Replies: 34
Views: 3,672
Posted By Poulbot
You're right Sprinta and I think they will be a...

You're right Sprinta and I think they will be a mandatory part of the MOT at some point. It's just that I am of a generation which relied on other drivers being attentive and observant. Of course...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   02-08-2015, 10:29
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Poulbot
I agree. Get it checked. Very likely a leak...

I agree. Get it checked. Very likely a leak (usually on one of the wheel slave cylinders or callipers). If the chamber is empty then it is very likely that air has entered the pipework for the...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   02-08-2015, 10:22
Replies: 34
Views: 3,672
Posted By Poulbot
I can't believe I am trying to move heaven and...

I can't believe I am trying to move heaven and earth to get mine (on a Transit 2014) turned off, which is not possible according to Ford, and other people are trying hard to get some fitted!!!! Funny...
Forum: Satellite TV   28-07-2015, 19:56
Replies: 34
Views: 3,288
Posted By Poulbot
Both Freeview and Freesat have had updates for...

Both Freeview and Freesat have had updates for the last week or so. Might be worth waiting another day or two as there was another update today. There is no other option that I know of except to...
Forum: Motorhome Awnings   28-07-2015, 11:58
Replies: 15
  Awnings
Views: 3,048
Posted By Poulbot
I agree with Devonboy........when I was...

I agree with Devonboy........when I was researching awnings I was advised against Omnistore by most dealers as the parts were extremely difficult to obtain. I don't think the product was any...
Forum: Top Tips   27-07-2015, 11:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,875
Posted By Poulbot
Just a thought, isn't there a main power switch...

Just a thought, isn't there a main power switch on the control panel which will cut all appliances? In my motorhome the panel is just above the door on the inside and the green warning light is a...
Forum: Germany Touring   27-07-2015, 09:26
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By Poulbot
Presumably you have tried flying over the area...

Presumably you have tried flying over the area with Google Earth?
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   22-07-2015, 09:59
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Poulbot
If I was looking for a used M/H I would probably...

If I was looking for a used M/H I would probably look on AutoTrader first, so might be worth a try.
As far as payment is concerned, surely the simplest way to get your cash is to receive an on-line...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   20-07-2015, 20:18
Replies: 20
Views: 3,091
Posted By Poulbot
This link might be worth a call or e-mail. They...

This link might be worth a call or e-mail.
They are a well known caravan accessory dealer in Milan who supply many of the Italian manufacturers.
The guy in charge used to be a chap called Claudio...
Forum: Rapido Motorhomes   20-07-2015, 08:40
Replies: 18
Views: 4,102
Posted By Poulbot
They don't fit them because it is an extra cost,...

They don't fit them because it is an extra cost, generally on the larger systems the plumbing system doesn't suffer from the same sensitivity as the smaller ones and also I think many of the smaller...
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