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by longhaul8
Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Pimp My Bongo
Topic: Another dash cam
Replies: 31
Views: 7714

Re: Another dash cam

As a lot of people will have android phones I have been trying out an app. Daily roads voyager it does all the other cameras do it's on your phone so easy to move car to car a little battery heavy but left on charge no problem. I have a it set to record to my memory card and a 16gig limit set record...
by longhaul8
Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: MOT Fail - Lower Joints - AGAIN!! Press?
Replies: 19
Views: 3230

Re: MOT Fail - Lower Joints - AGAIN!! Press?

I have to agree on the part front I was always told buy cheap buy twice. We have the same at work with our trucks if the fitter fits cheap parts they fail again all to quickly if we use daf parts they cost more but last that much longer in the long run it works out cheaper. And driving around in a 5...
by longhaul8
Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:35 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Gear change
Replies: 4
Views: 1467

Re: Gear change

Problem solved thanks Diplomat just stuck a new fuel filter on and hay presto normal service is resumed.
by longhaul8
Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Gear change
Replies: 4
Views: 1467

Gear change

Seem to have developed a slight issue with the gear box if I set off steady all is well gears change as they should. If I boot it the gears do not change up rev counter goes up to 3000 rpm and then it's like it hits a rev limiter. Transmission oil level is ok. Any ideas what to check before I go out...
by longhaul8
Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:04 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: fuel light
Replies: 10
Views: 2317

Re: fuel light

Or carry a can can of fuel just incase
by longhaul8
Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: Eastern Counties
Topic: National Bongo Day 24/02/2013
Replies: 45
Views: 16653

Re: National Bongo Day 24/02/2013

Hoping to make it but my wife has just been taken into hospital fingers crossed she is out for next weekend
by longhaul8
Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Servicing Equipment Register
Replies: 81
Views: 37534

Re: Servicing Equipment Register

I have several hand tools spanners, sockets, multimeter etc.

Trolly jacks axel stands, ramps pela pump air compresser and some extra mussel if needed

Mainly free for help at weekends due to working away during the week.
by longhaul8
Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: head panic
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: head panic

If need be you can tow the van but first you will need to disconnect the prop shafts from the gear box.

Always handy to know in desperate times. every time we tow a hgv the prop is always unbolted so the gear box is not being driven.
by longhaul8
Sun Dec 16, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Bongo Wont Start
Replies: 14
Views: 2879

Re: Bongo Wont Start

Another way to prime the fuel system is to use a pela pump or another vacuum pump to draw the fuel through.
by longhaul8
Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
Topic: rear removeable kitchen.
Replies: 25
Views: 5795

Re: rear removeable kitchen.

Now that could be fun for someone very similar to the stimson explorer

http://www.stimsondesigns.com/index2.ph ... xplorerkit
by longhaul8
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Passenger Central Locking
Replies: 6
Views: 1349

Re: Passenger Central Locking

If you bought it from a dealer i would go back with it. When you say the key is not working on the passenger door do you mean that door does not unlock or do you mean it only unlocks that door and does not operate the central locking ? If it is just the cenral locking it does not operate it is probe...
by longhaul8
Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: HELP: Charge and Sediment light on, no charge to battery
Replies: 16
Views: 2893

Re: HELP: Charge and Sediment light on, no charge to battery

I was born and bred just down the road from new mills in strines
by longhaul8
Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Eastern Counties
Topic: Roll Call
Replies: 17
Views: 8285

Roll Call

Right come on you lot who is out there ?
by longhaul8
Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
Topic: Could I run these appliances from an inverter?
Replies: 27
Views: 5809

Re: Could I run these appliances from an inverter?

I run a 150 watt inverter in my truck 24volt though some guys go up to 1500 watts off 24 volts to run microwaves but still need the engine running to keep the batteries topped up.
by longhaul8
Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
Topic: Could I run these appliances from an inverter?
Replies: 27
Views: 5809

Re: Could I run these appliances from an inverter?

The other thing is not sure what size inverter you would need but a decent 1500 watt one is around £300

If you can not get an eletric hook up on a camp site or you are wild camping i would thing a generator might be a better option