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23/03/17: Outdoor Revolution

We are pleased to announce that we now stock the new 2017 drive-away awning range from Outdoor Revolution, including the Turismo XS, the Movelite T2, an the Cacos Uno. See the Bongoland Shop for more details.


19/03/17: Stourport Bongo Bash

All electric and split electric pitches for the Bongo Bash have now been sold. We are now taking bookings for non-electric pitches. Full details in the members area.


19/03/17: Three More

Bongos For Sale.


14/03/17: Two Visitors at the Clinic

Nurse has had to deal with 2 new ailments in the Bongo Clinic.


14/03/17: Three More

Spring is here so it’s a good time to view the page that has Bongos For Sale.


13/03/17: West Wales & Dorset

There’s two more For Sale. One needs some work, the other looks fantastic. See if you can spot which way round it is.


09/03/17: Sussex & Yorkshire

Two more Bongos For Sale


08/03/17: Essex

There’s another Bongo For Sale. And some wheels.


08/03/17: Petrol Engine Cutting Out

The Clinic has received a new enquiry.


06/03/17: Elephant Update

Our adopted orphan has spent the night out again! See the latest update.


06/03/17: Crowborough

There’s another Bongo For Sale



01/03/17: Newsletter

The latest edition of the quarterly club newsletter is now available for download from the member’s area. If you are a “Webplus” or “Postal” member you will receive a copy in the post shortly.


27/02/17: Tread Caerphilly

There’s another two Bongos For Sale


23/02/17: Devon

There’s another Bongo For Sale. And some wheels.


21/02/17: New T-Charge for Central London

From 1 October any Bongo (diesel or petrol) entering Central London, within the congestion charge zone, will have to pay a £10 toxicity surcharge. Full details can be found in the LEZ fact sheet which has been amended.


21/02/17: Haywards Heath

There’s another Bongo For Sale.


20/02/17: Three More

There’s more Bongos For Sale.


16/02/17: Welsh Bongo Bash

A reminder that the remaining places for the St Davids meeting in May are now on sale. We have 5 non-electric slots available for Friday and Saturday only. Full details in the members area.


15/02/17: Wheels, Tyres, and Cherished Reg

Some interesting stuff on the For Sale page


14/02/17: Plymouth (Again)

There’s another Bongo For Sale.


13/02/17: Stourport

Prices and booking arrangements have been announced for this year’s Bongo Bash.


13/02/17: London, Liverpool, Wilts & Berks

There’s four more Bongos For Sale.


10/02/17: Plymouth

There’s another Bongo For Sale. And there’s some wheels, and an awning.


08/02/17: New Drive-Away Awnings for 2017

Today we have taken delivery of Outwell Darlington Air and Outwell Daytona awnings. See the Bongoland shop for details.


02/02/17: St Davids

We have managed to secure some more pitches for the Welsh Bongo Bash in May and the waiting list has been cleared. We now have 6 non-electric slots available. Full details in the members area.


01/02/17: Stafford

There’s a quality campervan For Sale.


30/01/17: Suspension

There is a new fact sheet which shows you how to identify the component parts of the suspension system. See the fact sheets section in the members area.


29/01/17: Stafford

There’s one more Bongo For Sale.


24/01/17: Worthing

“Bongomad” has been added to the list of Bongo friendly garages in the “Downloads” section of the members area.


24/01/17: Awning

There’s a brand new awning For Sale at a bargain price.


23/01/17: Peterborough

Another garage has been added to the Rust Directory fact sheet in the members area.


22/01/17: Didn’t We Have a Lovely Time…

…..there’s a Bongo For Sale in Bangor.


20/01/17: Tough Northerners

There has been a change to the start date on this event. It now starts on Thursday 20th April. It will be held at Cayton Bay near Scarborough and booking commences on Thursday 26th January. Full details in the members area.


19/01/17: Down

This website may not be available this afternoon between 3pm and 5pm due to a software upgrade.


17/01/17: Rust Belts

Two more firms have been added to the Rust Directory fact sheet in the members area. There’s also been a minor amendment to the Alternator Belts factsheet.


16/01/17: Bristol & Sevenoaks

There’s two more Bongos For Sale.


10/01/17: Kenya

We have decided to foster Bongo the Elephant for a further 2 years. You can read his full story here or make a donation via our dedicated “Just Giving” page.


09/01/17: Liverpool

There’s another Bongo For Sale.


09/01/17: Engine Temperature

Leon has been to the Bongo Clinic.


09/01/17: ABS

It’s possible to check whether the ABS sensors are working correctly without using the diagnostic box. The ABS fact sheet has been amended accordingly in the members area.


09/01/17: Moray

Kinloss Garage has been added to the list of Bongo friendly garages in the “Downloads” section of the members area.


05/01/17: Hampshire

There’s a converted Bongo For Sale.


04/01/17: Southern Softies

A reminder that we start taking bookings tomorrow (Thursday) for this meeting which will be held in the Thames Valley starting Thursday 30th March. Full details in the members area.


02/01/17: Old Freda

New member Tommy Ball has claimed that he has the oldest Ford Freda still on the road which was manufactured on 9th June 1995. We agree, and have added it to the “History” factsheet in the member’s area.


31/12/16: Warwickshire

There’s another cheap Bongo For Sale.


24/12/16: Recalls

James Wood has come up with some interesting information regarding window switches and this has been added to the “Recall” factsheet in the member’s area.


16/12/16: Sold Out!

All 30 available pitches for the Welsh Bongo Bash in May have now been sold and a waiting list is now in operation. See the members area for details.


14/12/16: Brake Discs

Henry can’t get the beggars off! But the answer is in the Bongo Clinic.


14/12/16: Peckham

There’s another Bongo For Sale. It’s a bit colourful, and needs some work, but still worth it.


11/12/16: Big Bash

The live entertainment for next year’s Bongo Bash has been announced. Details can be found in this Forum discussion.


11/12/16: Welsh Bash

A reminder that tickets for this event go on sale this Thursday 15th at 0930. Details in the “Rallies & Meetings” section in the members area.


11/12/16: Crawley

There’s another Bongo For Sale



05/12/16: Quarterly Newsletter

The latest edition of the club newsletter is now available in the member’s area.


01/12/16: Southern Softies

The date, venue and prices have been confirmed for this meeting which will be start on Thursday 30th March. We will be staying in the Thames Valley. See member’s area for more details including booking arrangements.


30/11/16: Reduction!

Due to our superior negotiating skills there has been a significant price drop on filters for petrol Bongos. See the Bongoland shop for details.


29/11/16: Merseyside

There’s 1 more private ad on the For Sale page.


24/11/16: Alternator Belts & Starter Motor & ABS

There have been minor amendments to these factsheets in the member’s area.


21/11/16: Quality New Audio Stalk Factsheet

There is a new factsheet about installing an “Audio Stalk”. This means you need never reach over to change your CD or radio settings ever again! See the fact sheet section in the member’s area.


18/11/16: Firm Ride

The Spring Assisters factsheet has been updated. See here.


16/11/16: Rust

What’s the best product to use on my rear arches? Find out in the Bongo Clinic.


15/11/16: Welsh Border

There’s 1 more private ad on the For Sale page.


14/11/16: South Coast

There’s 2 more private ads on the For Sale page.


05/11/16: Factsheets

Some of the fact sheets were not available so we have had a look at all of them and you should be able to download them again from the members area.


31/10/16: Updates

A garage in Gwynedd has been added to the list of Bongo friendly garages and the compatible parts database has been updated. You can find these in the downloads section in the members area.


31/10/16: Four More

See the For Sale page.


28/10/16: Next Year’s Must-Have Item

A gift for all the family! Yes, the Travel Planner is back!


27/10/16: Thermal Mugs

Now winter is here you need one of these!


27/10/16: Back to Hope

It’s a long way off but we have booked the same venue for next October’s meeting as we used this year. Details in the members area.


25/10/16: ABS Sensors

The Bongoland club shop can now supply ABS Sensors. See here.


24/10/16: Beverage Dispenser

mug

Our new stock of designer mugs are now available from our Bongoland store.


23/10/16: Get In Quick

There’s 2 more on the For Sale page.


18/10/16: Another New Factsheet

The Bongo Shop will now stock Starter Motor repair kits and the instructions can be found in the fact sheets section in the members area. Also, the we have added some trouble-shooting tips to the Differential factsheet, and added some info about different coloured coolant to the Antifreeze factsheet.


17/10/16: Message from Pat

Here’s a message from author Pat Heaven: 

“A big THANK-YOU to all the Bongonauts that have bought my book  “Blog off in a Bongo.” It is much appreciated and happy travels to all.”


17/10/16: Leeds, Devon, Essex & Bristol

There’s 4 more on the For Sale page.


13/10/16: South West London

There’s 1 more on the For Sale page.


11/10/16: New Factsheet

This one’s not for amateurs! Matt has found an Auto Transmission Troubleshooting Guide. See the fact sheets section in the members area.


11/10/16: Prop/Diff Problems

Nurse has received a new patient in the Bongo Clinic.


11/10/16: Somerset & Staffs & Lancs & Suffolk & Derbyshire

There’s 5 more on the For Sale page.


07/10/16: Booking Arrangements

If you want to attend any of our 2017 meetings then make a note of the booking arrangements which have been announced in the members area.


03/10/16: Factsheet Amendment

Gavin has sent in some comments and these have been added to the aerial factsheet. See the fact sheets section in the members area.


 

 


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