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Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-04-2014, 22:13
Replies: 32
Views: 8,839
Posted By sprokit
James I'm well aware of how it all works...

James

I'm well aware of how it all works within what used to be VOSA, now DVSA, I was an Enforcement Officer for 20 odd years and have taken part in more 'Operation Mermaids' than I care to...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-04-2014, 20:09
Replies: 32
Views: 8,839
Posted By sprokit
Not correct, VOSA (now more properly known as the...

Not correct, VOSA (now more properly known as the Driver & Vehicle Services Agency or DVSA) do not fine private motorists for being overweight, but do prohibit until excess weight is removed - unless...
Forum: France Touring   28-03-2014, 23:06
Replies: 4
  Pau
Views: 976
Posted By sprokit
Pau

And of course, there's the Camping Municipal in Pau itself, co-ordinates 43.3315, -0.363

Keith (Sprokit)
Forum: France Touring   28-03-2014, 22:50
Replies: 4
  Pau
Views: 976
Posted By sprokit
Re: Pau

A little bit further down the road, but very handy for the run to the Somport Tunnel (N134/E7) - Oloron Ste Marie has an aire very close to the town centre, co-ordinates are N43.183908 W0.608713...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-03-2014, 22:32
Replies: 32
Views: 8,839
Posted By sprokit
In the absence of any other plates or evidence of...

In the absence of any other plates or evidence of uprating, the Manufacturers/Chassis/VIN plate (whatever you wish to call it) weights are always the figures used when weighing vehicles for...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   28-02-2014, 20:59
Replies: 32
Views: 8,839
Posted By sprokit
Re: Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight at Weighbridge (MTPLM)

Your maximum permitted weight from the figures you have quoted is 3400 kg, so unless you are going to have the mpm upgraded, 3500 kg would be overloaded (although not by much and well within the...
Forum: Furnishings   25-02-2014, 18:35
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By sprokit
And as another alternative you can try the people...

And as another alternative you can try the people below - they trade as Reluxe and are based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

http://www.premierfurnishings.co.uk/

Did an excellent job on both my...
Forum: Germany Touring   23-02-2014, 19:27
Replies: 30
Views: 12,638
Posted By sprokit
It does state under the section for your...

It does state under the section for your registration number and country to attach a copy of your vehicle registration papers.

I sent a pdf of page 2 of my V5 attached to the application, paid my...
Forum: Newcomers   21-02-2014, 20:15
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By sprokit
Re: Newbie needs help

Hi - welcome to MHF, a wealth of information at the click of a mouse.....and experienced folk who can answer most of your questions.

I may have an owners manual (digital) which covers the E690 -...
Forum: Bugs   13-02-2014, 10:22
Replies: 8
Views: 2,309
Posted By sprokit
Site not updating

I don't know whether anyone else is experiencing this - last post I can see on the front page was posted 3.09pm yesterday - had the same sort of thing yesterday morning then it suddenly updated with...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   10-02-2014, 17:45
Replies: 57
Views: 12,061
Posted By sprokit
I've been thinking about doing the Danube, too....

I've been thinking about doing the Danube, too. Which route did you take, and how long did it take you, Keith?

Chris[/quote]

Hi Chris

We came out of the Czech Republic (having stayed at...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   10-02-2014, 12:21
Replies: 57
Views: 12,061
Posted By sprokit
And if you want a slow, lazy drive across Germany...

And if you want a slow, lazy drive across Germany (and beyond) - the Danube - marvellous.

Surprised no-one mentioned it......

Keith (Sprokit)
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   09-02-2014, 10:20
Replies: 3
Views: 3,246
Posted By sprokit
Re: Hymer re sealing

I had all the external seals replaced on my previous Hymer - not cheap, as has been said, in the region of £2000. The seal replacement is about £100 per metre.

If your van is about 12 years old,...
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   07-02-2014, 14:26
Replies: 23
Views: 6,681
Posted By sprokit
However - I've just been to this site...

However - I've just been to this site http://www.tesco.com/clubcard/deals/product.aspx?R=4078&sc_cmp=aff_1736887&sc_cmp=aff_1736887 and there's no mention of the deal being called off or postponed.
...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-02-2014, 18:07
Replies: 60
Views: 11,325
Posted By sprokit
Forgive my apparent ignorance, :oops: obviously,...

Forgive my apparent ignorance, :oops: obviously, from your answer, the Whale type pump doesn't drain back to the tank as a submerged type pump would - just wondered if it would cause a problem when...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-02-2014, 17:58
Replies: 60
Views: 11,325
Posted By sprokit
So, are you pushing air through the pump to clear...

So, are you pushing air through the pump to clear that of water as well? Is there a 'one-way' valve in the line on the output side?

Your system looks good - just needs to be modified a little for...
Forum: Ferry & Tunnel   05-02-2014, 13:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,218
Posted By sprokit
DFDS Offer

Hi folks

Just received this from DFDS

http://link.dfdsseaways.net/webversion.php?a0b6423e-6e0ca114-17988de8

Dover - Dunkirk or Dover - Calais, motorhome travels at same price as a car -...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   03-02-2014, 20:21
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By sprokit
As Ken says, the handbrake needs to be adjusted...

As Ken says, the handbrake needs to be adjusted on its own - there's a strict method of carrying out the handbrake adjustment, which I've attached for information - a picture is worth a thousand...
Forum: Hymer Motorhomes   01-02-2014, 17:28
Replies: 11
Views: 2,578
Posted By sprokit
'Afternoon Chris Is this the one? 8) 8) 8)...

'Afternoon Chris

Is this the one? 8) 8) 8)

Keith (Sprokit)
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   01-02-2014, 12:12
Replies: 13
Views: 2,374
Posted By sprokit
Of course they do Kev :lol: :lol: :roll: ...

Of course they do Kev :lol: :lol: :roll: :roll:

Polish captain ran his ship aground as he tried to sail from cotland to Belgium - because he FORGOT that England was in the way

A polish...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   31-01-2014, 17:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,374
Posted By sprokit
You're a lot older than I thought you were then...

You're a lot older than I thought you were then :D :roll: :roll:

If you want to be reminded further, take a look here http://www.myoldradio.com/old-radio-shows/navy-lark-the

It was one of...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   31-01-2014, 15:24
Replies: 13
Views: 2,374
Posted By sprokit
So Sir, you want to scrap it?

The easy (?) way to get a ferry ready for scrapping - the former 'Pride of Calais' goes to the breakers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYltdonj2iE

Keith (Sprokit)
Forum: Motorhome Towing   29-01-2014, 19:03
Replies: 64
Views: 13,841
Posted By sprokit
Don't know where that comes from GerryD, but...

Don't know where that comes from GerryD, but currently braking requirements are covered by Directive 71/320/EEC (Braking devices of certain motor vehicles) until 2014, when it is repealed by...
Forum: Hobby Motorhomes   29-01-2014, 09:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,521
Posted By sprokit
Re: Hobby750 VIN number location

The VIN plate is usually on the bonnet landing panel just above the radiator - however, on some vehicles (e.g. Mercedes & Ford Transit) it could be on the step kick panel or on the door surround...
Forum: Slovakia Touring   28-01-2014, 19:34
Replies: 20
Views: 12,671
Posted By sprokit
Re: Tolls in Slovakia (possibly a boring reply!!)

Told you it was boring - however, my reading of the Slovakian web page is as follows
vehicles of the M category with the total maximum permissible weight below 3.5 t and the number of persons...
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