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German for 'cambelt'?

Steve Wilson <steve@...>
 

Does anyone happen to know the German word for 'cambelt'? And, while
we're at it, 'CV coupling'?

Cheers,
-Steve Wilson


large Hymer rooflight??

Steve Wilson <steve@...>
 

... so there I was on the roof of my Hymer giving the large rooflight
a bit of detergent and elbow grease when all of a sudden I found
myself upside down and entering the Hymer in an unconventional not-to-
say undignified manner.

Embarassing? Certainly. Could have been worse though ... luckily I
caught myself just in time (cutting my arm in the process) otherwise
I'd have landed on my nose.

OK ... I admit I was a little shaken. And maybe a bit rattled by my
brothers' enjoyment (they'd witnessed the entire episode.) But the
main casualty is the rooflight itself, which was positively shattered
by the experience.

The local motorhome dealer can't help with a replacement, and it
seems CAK too has nothing suitable in stock. Is this to say I have to
approach Hymer UK? And my bank for a loan?

The alternative is to pick something up in Germany - I'm going to
Stuttgard on Monday. Does anyone happen to know of a dealer in that
area?

TIA,
-Steve Wilson


Re: Navigator Systems .... TomTom, Navman, etc ?????????

bty248448
 

SNIP
I also have Infomap Navigator on my laptop. I use it for going all
around the country, installing an aftermarket cruise control
system.
I also use the GPS when I am setting up the cruise control. I can
calibrate the cruise control to the vehicle speedometer, or to true
vehicle speed, using the GPS. I have it on a laptop, so that I can
move it to whichever vehicle that I am using. Mine Cost £125.00,
complete with the ariel, and I purchased it 10 months ago from Ebay.
It is hard to see the screen when the sun is shining. But I just
listen to the directions mostly. I have had to go off route quite a
few times and infomap pops a window up, telling you that you have
gone wrong. It asks if you would like to recalculate the route. I
leave this until I think that I have gone far enough for it to
recalculate around the congestion, then click on 'recalculate
route'.
Works a treat!

Steve

www.howard-may.co.uk
Hi Steve,

If you've had it that long then you might want to download the latest
version from our website www.action-replay.co.uk/drivers. It's up to
version 1.3.12 now.
For those considering Navigator you should be aware that is comes
with free support and program updates as well. Very unusual nowadays.
In response to a couple of calls I've had you can use any GPS that
outputs NMEA data. The software on it's own is just £50.

Doug
www.action-replay.co.uk


Re: Molvania

John
 

Ahhh Molvania it's all coming back. Took the motorhome their five
years back. Had the most wonderful holiday, friendly people, tasty
food, divine wine and glorious weather. In fact I'm going back this
summer to pick the wife up. She had a spot of bother at the end of
our holiday five years ago. Got herself sentenced to 7 years hard
labour in the Slutcek Correctional facility for photographing
lamposts. Apparently the lamposts are part of their air defence
system, keeps enemy planes flying higher or something.
Old girl had a bit longer holiday than she planned, but luckily got
two years off the sentence as the prime minister has had a very big
win on the Molvanian Lottery and wanted to celebrate with the people.
Let you know if conditions have changed much for motor-homers when I
get back.

JC


Re: [MH-list] Re: Navigator Systems .... TomTom, Navman, etc ?????????

Martin Villar <MARTIN@...>
 

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Subject: RE: [MH-list] Re: Navigator Systems .... TomTom, Navman, etc
?????????


Doug
Excellent reply - thank you
You must be a salesman (almost sold it to me already ! )
I will try to make it to one of the shows.


Does anyone else have suggestions or experience of the Infomap system
please
?

Cheers
Paul
Hi Paul
I have been using Infomap on a laptop for some time, only gripe is on major
roundabouts with long approaches the voice instructions are too late as it
is set to the centre of the roundabout which might be up to 300 metres from
a motorway exit. Also (no fault of Infomap) but the laptop speakers are not
loud enough so I used a patch lead to the audio in on the cd player/radio
Martin
Essex



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Re: [MH-list] FW: 12v PIR detectors ???

Itineris2000@...
 

Ive seen caravan 12V outside light/pir detectors for sale at about £40.00
Most big caravan spares shops have them.


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WHAT! no messages?

boris_ford <boris_ford204@...>
 

I am not receiving any messages from the MH list.
Is this happening to anyone else?
I am not 'bouncing' as I would not be able to post this, and I am
getting messages frrom other Yahoo groups.
I am posting this at 20:26 on Wed.
See what time it gets back to me.

Boris


Engines!

dave harrison <chippard@...>
 

Hi All,
I have a friend who is selling off his collection of Talbot/Citroen
engines and gear boxes all in good order, 1@ complete 2.00 petrol and 1@ 2.5
diesel again complete. No reasonable offer refused, if interested please
contact me off list these have to be cleared very soon.
Regards,
Dave C.
chippard@tiscali.co.uk


Re: [MH-list] Re: Navigator Systems .... TomTom, Navman, etc ?????????

Colin Roberts
 


Does anyone else have suggestions or experience of the Infomap system
please
?

Cheers
Paul
Hi Paul
I have the Info map Navigator Europe with Haicom GPS HI-202E receiver, It
even has the small roads of Shetland on the system, not like some mapping
systems that even leave Shetland off the map altogether, not that you need
any maps in Shetland, I have NO complaints with the system, but I have the
attitude if I get lost on holiday, so what, I end up at a place I have never
seen before,
Colin OR...


Re: [MH-list] 2.5 TURBO

dave harrison <chippard@...>
 

Hi All,
I would just like to thank everyone who replied regarding
retrofitting a turbo on a Talbot,it seems that it can be done!
Regards,
Dave Harrison.

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Date: 04/12/04 21:30:32
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [MH-list] 2.5 TURBO

Dave wrote;
Anyone know the BHP of a Talbot 2.5td turbo diesel,and what kind of
mpg do you get? I am thinking of converting the 2.5 to a turbo. Your
advice please!
-------------------
Don't know about the bhp or mpg, but retro turboing can be very, very
expensive.
Have you looked at the website TD Turbos of Lancaster?
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Re: [MH-list] MOT in Bude Area?

dandtsims <dandtsims@...>
 

----- Original Message -----
From: Cherokee
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 12:16 PM
Subject: [MH-list] MOT in Bude Area?


Does anyone know of anywhere that can MOT a 23' x 10'3" high motorhome in the Bude area?

You could try Western Truck Rentals in Barnstaple - slightly closer at 35 miles.

Best Regards

Derek


Manchester area

richard1234tw
 

Anyone know of any places to visit around the Manchester area that
have motorhome friendly carparks for a 7.5m motorhome.

Rich


Re: [MH-list] TomTom upgrade

Duncan in Bideford <duncan@...>
 

Duncan,
Thanks for the info about the upgrade being available. Although you can go
to the upgrade page I could not get it to accept an order. Has anyone else
managed it?

Pete D
It took my order this morning and charged my visa card OK

Duncan


Re: [MH-list] filling a hole in a motorhome

Adrian Harman <adrian.harman@...>
 

Hi All
You can usually get Sikaflex from really good caravan accessory stores or
almost always from yacht chandlers.
Cheers for now
Adrian

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Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 6:40 PM
Subject: RE: [MH-list] filling a hole in a motorhome


I'm no expert, but if you contact CAK tanks in Coventry (contact details
in
back of MMM magazine) you can get some Silka sealant which is very good.
Don't bother with the DIY store - I tried several sealants and found they
wouldn't set in low temperatures or damp conditions (mind you, that was
October).

Get their free catalogue - it's full of bits and pieces - a convertors
paradise!

Rich
-----Original Message-----
From: seamusgallen [mailto:gallense@nsd.ie]
Sent: 14 April 2004 07:43
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [MH-list] filling a hole in a motorhome


hello again

I am about to attach a reversing camera, and I have decided that the
best way to manage the wiring is to drill a hole at the camera,
bring the wires inside, and make all the connections indoors. What
is the best substance to use to waterproof the hole which i will
have to drill? It won't be a big hole, probably less than a quarter
of an inch.

Thanks.

Seamus (in mild, cloudy Dublin)
PS anyone ever clean the woodwork in the interior of their
motorhome?? :)



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Re: [MH-list] filling a hole in a motorhome

Rich <rich@...>
 

I'm no expert, but if you contact CAK tanks in Coventry (contact details in
back of MMM magazine) you can get some Silka sealant which is very good.
Don't bother with the DIY store - I tried several sealants and found they
wouldn't set in low temperatures or damp conditions (mind you, that was
October).

Get their free catalogue - it's full of bits and pieces - a convertors
paradise!

Rich

-----Original Message-----
From: seamusgallen [mailto:gallense@nsd.ie]
Sent: 14 April 2004 07:43
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [MH-list] filling a hole in a motorhome


hello again

I am about to attach a reversing camera, and I have decided that the
best way to manage the wiring is to drill a hole at the camera,
bring the wires inside, and make all the connections indoors. What
is the best substance to use to waterproof the hole which i will
have to drill? It won't be a big hole, probably less than a quarter
of an inch.

Thanks.

Seamus (in mild, cloudy Dublin)
PS anyone ever clean the woodwork in the interior of their
motorhome?? :)



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Re: [MH-list] Auto roller 2 hinges

cronkle1@...
 

Try Don Amott. They have obtained stuff for me and as my AR two came from
there and they are supposed to be the main dealer they should be able to help.

Mike M


Re: [MH-list] FW: 12v PIR detectors ???

Motorhomer
 

All (as far as I know) of the Burglar alarm type PIRs are 12V operation as all house alarms run on a 12V battery. The mains supply just keeps them charged up.
Any electrical wholesaler should be able to sell them to you for about 10 quid a go.
You might even be able to buy them from B&Q etc but avoid the cordless type. These have no connections so are useless for wiring in :)

The contacts in an alarm type PIR probably don't have a very high switching current and they probaly won't like switching mains voltages either, but as you are wanting one for the van then switching mains voltages probably isn't an issue.
The switching current on the ones that I use is only 50mA (0.05A), though some have a switch rating of 1A or more. Remember that 1 Amp is only 12 watts at 12 Volts.
It all depends if the alarm circuit is relay or solid state switching. Have a look around.

The other problem with alarm type PIRs is that the contacts are normally closed. This means that they open when they detect movement. A few do have a normally open contact as well (the switch closes as movement is detected), but it's not the norm.

All of the above problems can be overcome by using the PIR to switch a relay. This relay could then switch the lights on.

There are lights available for mounting on the outside of the van that have a PIR built in. These lights aren't cheap but they would do the job. These are of course powered by 12V.

There is a place that sell just what you need but sit yourself down before reading the prices :)
This place is :-

http://www.voltek.co.uk/securilite.htm

Have a good search around the net, and see if you have a local alarm wholesaler nearby.

Darren


KaraPaul wrote:

I have been thinking about this for a while ....
I wish to fit a couple of PIR detectors in/on my motorhome (both for
security and also for night-time approach/entry. There are numerous 220v on
sale for houses but surely the internals run on very few volts? - so 12v
should not be a problem?
Has anyone ever seen 12v PIRs for sale?


Re: [MH-list] FW: 12v PIR detectors ???

bob clewley
 

Hi

Focus do it all do a PIR sensor that attaches to a burglar alarm. These
run off a 9 volt battery.


HTH

bob

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: 14 April 2004 17:25
To: motorhome-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [MH-list] FW: 12v PIR detectors ???


I have been thinking about this for a while ....
I wish to fit a couple of PIR detectors in/on my motorhome (both for
security and also for night-time approach/entry. There are numerous 220v
on
sale for houses but surely the internals run on very few volts? - so 12v
should not be a problem?

Has anyone ever seen 12v PIRs for sale?

If not, I imagine it must be reasonably simple to "convert" a 220v PIR
....
???
Any electronic buffs able to advise please ?

Cheers
Paul - Wirral
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Re: [MH-list] Re: MOT in Bude Area?

Simon Whitehead
 

When I had a Pilote I was told, by Tounty Tyres on Alphington Street, Exeter that the MOT weight limits were weight dependent and the weights did NOT align with the driving or revenue limits i.e. 3.5 Tonnes. Their weight limit was 3 Tonnes. This meant that although the vehicle was a motorhome (and under 3.5 Tonnes) and therefore was allowed to be MOT'd in the same category as a domestic vehicle, it was too heavy for them. It seems that this isn't just an equipment limitation (I seem to remember them saying they could lift considerably more weight) but some sort of administrative limitation.
Save On Tyres have a pit rather than a lift and certainly they can take high vehicles. They also have the necessary licences to MOT motorhomes. I am not sure how heavy they are allowed to go but I am confident that it is much more than 3.5 Tonnes.

As they are one of the few places around here that will do big and heavy vehicles, they get rather booked up so plan ahead!

Simon

On 14 Apr 2004, at 16:37, Tim Sinclair wrote:



'Save -On-Tyres' in Exeter (Marsh Barton Trading Estate) does Motor
Homes up to and over 3.5 Tonnes. Its where I get mine done.
Thanks Simon - that's a useful tip for me too, but am confused by the
'up to' AND 'over'. Must be one or the other!!

Tim
Simon Whitehead
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Re: [MH-list]: Van Alarms

bob clewley
 

Hi

I have a strikeback and it is worth every penny ( I think). On my
Benimar it it set to protect the cycles on the rear also. We went for
the option 3 ( I think) that texts you to let you know if it has been
moved or if the battery is going flat. It does cover all the lockers.
RDH of Nottingham arranged for the fitting....very good


I would also consider the RAC tracking option..... ( others may
disagree stating if it has been nicked they would not want it back)
Again we went for an expensive option that covered Europe.....all adds
up but when you consider how 'nickable' they are well worth it.

Hope that helps

bob

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From: Andy Williams [mailto:andy.williams@patent.gov.uk]
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Subject: [MH-list]: Van Alarms


We are considering getting one of the Vanbitz Strikeback alarms fitted
to the van so I'm looking for feedback..

Are they any better than just getting a normal car type alarm fitted?

We're normally carrying a couple of expensive mountain bikes,
surfboards etc and do wild camp, I do quite like the idea of being able
to arm the alarm whilst being inside the van. The rear garage door is
underneath my daughters bunk so I'd like to know if any idiots do decide
to try and get in that way, the Strikeback system can be setup to
protect doors easily.


Thanks in advance


Andy





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