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Offline DR BIG 750

Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #60 on: October 09, 2020, 05:35:12 am »
 Don't plan on living in a van , just for away rides , if we camp its handy and more convinient,. I will take a few pics this weekend.
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« Reply #61 on: October 10, 2020, 10:51:36 am »
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Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #62 on: October 10, 2020, 11:27:28 am »
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Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #63 on: October 11, 2020, 05:58:44 am »
wow quite a rig. dont need to tow the Jimney. but loosen the horse :thumleft:
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« Reply #64 on: October 11, 2020, 06:39:03 am »
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Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #65 on: October 11, 2020, 08:52:36 am »
I dont understand the motorhome towing a small car thing. You might as well have a vehicle towing a large caravan and have a comfortable vehicle to drive around in.

It would also be a cheaper option .

Towing is much easier using the larger, heavier vehicle...?
Some MH users tow bikes and cycles instead.

Years back I had a VW Kombi with a Westphalia pop-top roof and side awning.
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« Reply #66 on: October 11, 2020, 10:26:45 am »
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Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #67 on: October 11, 2020, 01:01:05 pm »
Jup's next step after the sidecar when he needs to carry more stuff on his trips
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« Reply #68 on: October 11, 2020, 01:19:20 pm »
Jup's next step after the sidecar when he needs to carry more stuff on his trips

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« Reply #69 on: October 11, 2020, 01:32:03 pm »
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Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #70 on: October 11, 2020, 02:04:00 pm »
Three wheels and a camper:





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Re: VAN LIFE
« Reply #71 on: October 12, 2020, 02:46:26 pm »
I've been watching a LOT of videos on Youtube .. just search for truck campers or anything  like that and literally 100's of videos come up.

There is pro's and con's to living or travelling in a van .. its very tempting but is it really worth it? My mate who lives next door has a campervan and I don't think he has used it in over a year, everytime he wants to go somewhere he finds a really cheap self catering cottage to stay in, this has put me off the expense of rigging out something when we can just bike it there and rent a cottage.. dunno, teh jury is still out.

You must ne into the van life. In normal times we take our camper out just because...

I'm not new to the van life.. I havent even gotten started yet. I'm still busy researching and watching videos etc getting to grips with the electrical systems, heating, cooling, waterproofing, insulation etc

for the moment im happy with doing all my trips on a bike, but as im getting older van life is looking pretty sweet.



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