Advice On Getting Some New Wheels!

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by MikeJP, Sep 5, 2012.

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  1. MikeJP

    MikeJP Active Member
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    Ok chaps, so the time has come for me to purchase a van. I have about £2k available so i'll be looking at getting a second hand van no doubt.

    Was just wondering what makes and models people would recommend? Are there certain things I need to be looking out for?

    My intention is to obviously get kitted out with a tank etc but that may not come until business takes off a bit more.
     
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  2. rcproperty

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    Depends if you want to start small and build up or just jump in and get a big van and system really.

    I've decided to start with a berlingo, great little starter mine carry upto 400lts

    Also depends if you want a full van mounted system with all filters etc in van or have room for a static system at home
     
  3. MikeJP

    MikeJP Active Member
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    I'll defo need a full van mounted system as space is tight at home and I'll be starting small to begin with.

    You've got a good set-up yourself RC, so i'll be aiming for something like that hopefully!! ;)
     
  4. rcproperty

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    small vans wouldn't be any good then. Think most guys have transit size vans.

    Cheers, my van has no filters in as I have a 1000lt storage tank and ro at home so just pump in into the van when I need to top up.
     
  5. harunh

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    Transit vans for 2k ? hmm... u got to get one with very high milage then mate if your going for transit which i wouldnt risk

    if u use bit of water then u can go for something like a berlingo or partner or combo
     
  6. Podrikk007

    Podrikk007 Well-Known Member
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    U will get a decent tranny for 2k
     
  7. rcproperty

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    Yer soho will have some good tranny's for that price!!
     
  8. Podrikk007

    Podrikk007 Well-Known Member
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    I paid 2 for mine 3 year ago, been no bother really, just the usual bits n bobs
     
  9. rcproperty

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    Said transit size
     
  10. Knoxy

    Knoxy Well-Known Member
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    You could pick up a dispach/expert/scudo for that sort of money, I have a citroen dispach with a fitted 400L tank and all fillters and RO. Plenty of room for poles, reels, boxes of cloths, box of spare parts, box of cleaning chemicals, backpac etc etc
     
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