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by mikexgough
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
Topic: Seen at The Bash: Tailgate awning, reversible seat etc.
Replies: 28
Views: 6030

Re: Seen at The Bash: Tailgate awning, reversible seat etc.

rear awning might do the job for me .....price dependent...and as Riemo in Germany have them too and the € rate is very very good...these will have to come out at a very competitive price.... These are £116 at current exchange #justsaying I now have an across the rear conversion with reversed middle...
by mikexgough
Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Alternator belt flipping
Replies: 9
Views: 1859

Re: Alternator belt flipping

A quick add on to this one....... some Bongo "suppliers" are flogging belts that are the wrong size.... and less than well known brands too.... Please watch out for what you buy..... some are poor quality materials with a poor V profile and some are selling a set of 3 belts where the Air Con Belt is...
by mikexgough
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: Bongo Fuel & Performance Issues
Topic: Tesco Offer ON Rapeseed Oil
Replies: 5
Views: 3114

Re: Tesco Offer ON Rapeseed Oil

£13.49 for 20 litres at Hyperama..... 70p a litre... happy days...
by mikexgough
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
Topic: Gas - which to use?
Replies: 11
Views: 3255

Re: Gas - which to use?

I'm on a 907 but my cupboard will take a 3.9kg propane which i'm going over to........ as I have a compressor fridge & solar.... I really only use gas for my 2 burners...so really it lasts ages ....for cooking bacon etc and not to stink out the Bongo....I cook outside on a petrol stove...at 60p a fi...
by mikexgough
Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: AFT lock cancel button
Replies: 23
Views: 3583

Re: AFT lock cancel button

another one to check for the roof......... alternator voltage...... mine was down to 13.5v and with a new one at 14.4v up no issuee s....although I also did the new struts and also cleaned the motors..... still was reluctant for the last 12 mm with new alternator...... up not worries.....
by mikexgough
Mon Jun 01, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
Topic: Just got a solar panel
Replies: 12
Views: 3161

Re: Just got a solar panel

Can't beat solar.....
by mikexgough
Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: ADVICE SOUGHT 1)Uneven tyre wear 2) Removing wing liners
Replies: 11
Views: 1596

Re: ADVICE SOUGHT 1)Uneven tyre wear 2) Removing wing liners

Mike.... use the motorsport string method.... :wink: and yes it does work....
by mikexgough
Sun May 17, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: The Rust Directory
Replies: 73
Views: 30455

Re: The Rust Directory

Gladwins in St ives, Cambs.... quality workmanship using Merc Sprinter arches...
by mikexgough
Tue May 12, 2015 5:39 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Split charge relay?
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: Split charge relay?

I had a Willinton charge kit..... the relay chattered at odd times so I swapped out the relay, but using the Willinton hardware for a 140 amp Durite split charge relay.... just under £40....well worth the money...
by mikexgough
Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
Topic: Show us yer insides
Replies: 320
Views: 152686

Re: Show us yer insides

Here is my new conversion......
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B45_ZF ... sp=sharing


SPD Campers did the furniture and I fitted it out to my spec's..... table can also be used outside when rear hatch is open....happy dayz
by mikexgough
Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Glow plugs, such thing as "service interval or .....
Replies: 45
Views: 7542

Re: Glow plugs, such thing as "service interval or .....

I don't know where anyone gets the idea that such operation is peculiar to Bongos. That is just the same system that I have known on European diesels (Fiat, Citroen, Peugeot and Renault, amongst others), it is common in diesels with indirect injection. Also if that is how the glowplug is designed t...
by mikexgough
Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: HELP: Something is wrong with my baby (head gasket or wot?)
Replies: 39
Views: 5571

Re: HELP: Something is wrong with my baby (head gasket or wo

For my ten pence.....lol.... From a Bongo which had Kseal in it.... Water pump was leaking and was swapped out for a new one.... centre shaft worn badly Thanks Mike. Not sure how to interpret that as I thought from old posts you might be a KSeal supporter. That pump looks clean to me. Are you sayin...
by mikexgough
Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Going Abroad
Topic: Is a LiberT Toll Tag worth getting for driving in France?
Replies: 6
Views: 3332

Re: Is a LiberT Toll Tag worth getting for driving in France

Very Worthwhile..... especially in the summer..... and you pay the tool the month after travel....
So so easy and beats the queues.... just follow the wagons through their toll area, beep and away you go....
by mikexgough
Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Bongo Bash 2015
Topic: Let Bookings Commence!
Replies: 40
Views: 11034

Re: Let Bookings Commence!

For the 2nd year, sadly we won't at the Bash....it sits between the Womens Tour Of Britain & the Tour De France..... which means time between the two events for us to sort out.... Hope it all goes well and the weather is good....
by mikexgough
Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: HELP: Something is wrong with my baby (head gasket or wot?)
Replies: 39
Views: 5571

Re: HELP: Something is wrong with my baby (head gasket or wo

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For my ten pence.....lol.... From a Bongo which had Kseal in it....
Water pump was leaking and was swapped out for a new one.... centre shaft worn badly