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Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   14-09-2011, 21:37
Replies: 11
Views: 17,806
Posted By norm1955
Paint Code

Hi If you can find out the paint code (may be a RAL number) Halfords can mix up the paint & supply it in a spray can.
The Ral codes are under "R" from memory in there computer paint code mixing...
Forum: France Touring   27-08-2011, 16:10
Replies: 11
Views: 4,723
Posted By norm1955
Rats At Calais Beware....

Hi All, Just to make you aware, we have spent the last 2 nights at the municipal campsite at Calais that overlooks the ferry terminal, lots of rats are also staying. We did make the site manger aware...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   14-08-2011, 14:45
Replies: 7
Views: 3,582
Posted By norm1955
How noisy is your fuel pump ?

Hi Brian, A blocked fuel filter can cause a noisy pump, I take it that they changed it when replacing the pump.

Regards

Norman
Forum: Satellite TV   14-08-2011, 07:37
Replies: 1
Views: 1,569
Posted By norm1955
Speaker fault on 12v TV

Hi Have you checked the supply voltage? sounds like you are not getting 12v all the time.

Hope this helps

Regards

Norman
Forum: Communications and Internet Access   09-08-2011, 12:25
Replies: 18
Views: 7,388
Posted By norm1955
Improving Wi Fi Reception

Hi I have also been using a Faculty X aerial as mentioned above and have installed it on Windows 7, using it all across France seems to be lots of unsecured routers. (Be careful if sending secure...
Forum: France Touring   09-08-2011, 12:01
Replies: 59
Views: 24,284
Posted By norm1955
An Aire to be Avoided

Hi Barry, What a small world, we stopped at that Aire yesterday at about 19:30 hrs after spending the afternoon parked in the Casino Supermarket at Grimuad.

I waited with the Hymer on the...
Forum: LPG / Gas   02-08-2011, 10:47
Replies: 11
Views: 3,946
Posted By norm1955
Gas Problem

Depending on what type of regulator you have butane/propane you could get one sent from the UK. The caravan club may assist with this if you are a member. where are you in France?
Regards
Norman
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   01-08-2011, 12:39
Replies: 20
Views: 22,753
Posted By norm1955
Hymer factory

Hi We visited the Factory last summer to see where our 1988 Hymer s700 was born. The factory was closed for summer hols, but the service centre & showroom was open.

We were woken up by a group of...
Forum: France Touring   01-08-2011, 11:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,636
Posted By norm1955
Credit - debit cards - France

Hi All, Here is something I researched after being given a choice of how to pay in a French restaurant last night:


Going on holiday or business to Spain, France or Italy this year? Then watch...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   11-07-2011, 07:09
Replies: 8
Views: 4,197
Posted By norm1955
DOOR CATCHES

Hi, I am also lucky to own a Hymer 1988 S700.

I have obtained various types of these catches from caravan dealers etc for mine, no as good quality as the ones I finally got from..........

...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   22-06-2011, 07:45
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By norm1955
Hi G, Just under 250 lts, its very hard to...

Hi G,
Just under 250 lts, its very hard to guess what the exact level is in the tank,after working out some time ago the weight per litre it seemed I could save quite a lot of weight & not run...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   22-06-2011, 07:04
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By norm1955
DIGITAL WATER METER

Hi Just tested my last post.......

You need to use internet explorer non 64 bit to view the link.

ADMIN can you do anything cleaver to fix it.

Thanks

Norman
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   22-06-2011, 06:58
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By norm1955
Digital water meter

Hi All, Just thought it was time to show others the answer to my annoying problem.

Since owning & using our "older model" Hymer S700 I had worked out our water usage at approx 15 lts per day per...
Forum: France Touring   15-06-2011, 07:05
Replies: 12
Views: 4,125
Posted By norm1955
Visiting Futurescope

Hi All, We (5) are also due to visit Futurescope in July, The other half has got some " FREE" (via clubcard points) enterance tickets from Tesco
Might be worth a go. she's in the bath at the moment...
Forum: Rallies   04-06-2011, 10:44
Replies: 29
Views: 17,179
Posted By norm1955
A.S. BIKES Mobile Number

Hi Does anybody have a MOBILE Contact number for Peter? from AS Bikes.
Thanks All

Norman
Forum: Fiat Ducato   18-05-2011, 10:40
Replies: 7
Views: 6,575
Posted By norm1955
Sound Insulation?

Hi Not sure the exact model of Hymer you have (old shape or new)
but im sure the mod I carried out (ours 1988 S700) will give the same result.

I woud first investergate the dashboard, I removed...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   13-05-2011, 22:05
Replies: 22
Views: 8,455
Posted By norm1955
Damaged Roof

Hi It might be an idea to contact the previous owner, also may be worth a HPI check or any other comany that can check the Insurance database.
Hope this helps,
Good Luck..........
Kind Regards
...
Forum: Motorhome Generators   13-05-2011, 09:14
Replies: 6
Views: 4,680
Posted By norm1955
Air Filter

Hi It might be worth trying a Garden Machine supplier, I recently replaced my Onan 3kw Generator Air filter with one from a Chain SAW.......

Hope this helps

Good Luck

Norman
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   15-04-2011, 19:47
Replies: 8
Views: 9,368
Posted By norm1955
Foam

Hi, Ian.

I replaced our Hymer S700 pull down mattress with foam supplied from the company below.

They matched the foam of the same high quality cut from a piece the size of a house...

All...
Forum: Suspension and Chassis   12-04-2011, 03:04
Replies: 3
Views: 2,920
Posted By norm1955
Hi Sorry for the late reply,been working early...

Hi Sorry for the late reply,been working early shifts.........

You may wish to consider fitting rear air suspension (bellows fit above spring to body) they made a Massive difference to our 1988...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   21-03-2011, 18:35
Replies: 6
Views: 2,178
Posted By norm1955
Tank Seal

Hi Try A Company called Bradtech Ltd.

Tel 01785 282800

Ask to speak to William.

Hope this helps

Regards
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   21-03-2011, 18:13
Replies: 9
Views: 3,801
Posted By norm1955
Garmin Mobile pc

Hi Not sure if you have seen a programme called Mobile Pc by Garmin, we used it on the laptop all over Eastern Europe last summer,its very good.

I like own you site very much.

Regards

Norman
Forum: France Touring   19-03-2011, 11:42
Replies: 15
Views: 4,763
Posted By norm1955
Solar Panel & Wood

Hi Steve just a thought

I went to the local scrap yard & got a 3 mtr lenght of Ally angle for £4

Good Luck

Regards

Norman
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   19-03-2011, 10:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,879
Posted By norm1955
12v 4 way multi socket

Hi All, I thought I would pass on this handy item i purchased yesterday from Halfords it's a Ripspeed 4 Way Multi Socket with REMOTE CONTROL.

Product Description:

This multi socket from...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   17-03-2011, 20:45
Replies: 39
Views: 34,617
Posted By norm1955
Hymer 660-700s

Hi All, I am another fairly new Hymer owner (18 months) We have a 1988 s700, with all the bells & whistles..... replaced/checked nearly everything inc fitting solar panel & rear air suspension, What...
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