New Lockdown Opening Hours
Until further notice the Bongo Fury office will be open on Mondays and Thursdays only. At all other times we can be contacted by email or text, see the Contact Us page.
28/02/21: Air Flow Sensor
Roy can’t find this in the Parts Catalog so nurse in the Clinic comes to the rescue.
28/02/21: Enemy At The Gates
There’s a Toyota Alphard For Sale.
Junes Bongo Bash is going ahead but there are restrictions in place. See here for a summary.
26/02/21: Another One In London
There’s a smart looking Bongo For Sale.
23/02/21: Meetings Update
Following yesterday’s “Roadmap” for England changes have been made to the timing and capacity of club meetings. You can read a summary on the “Meetings” page and full details will be posted in the members area shortly.
23/02/21: Three More
There’s a variety of Bongos For Sale.
We have added some photos of the air vent controls to the Fan Resistor factsheet, and revised and re-issued the text. You will find all our information sheets in the members area
15/02/21: Cylinder Head
Bongo Bonnie has produced a multi-part instructional video on how to change a cylinder head on a diesel Bongo.
14/02/21: Fuel Lines
There’s a new query in the Bongo Clinic.
The Tough Northerners meeting in Hope, Debyshire, last weekend in March has now SOLD OUT (if it goes ahead). See members area for booking details
We are now taking bookings for the April club meeting at Looe. Full details can be found in the Rallies & Meetings section of the members area.
05/02/21: Banjo Filter
Some important information regarding availability has been added to the Fuel Strainer factsheet in the members area.
31/01/21: Turbo Wastegate Solenoid
“Tombo” came up with some further information and this has been added to the Wastegate factsheet in the members area.
30/01/21: Big Bear
Phil Jones (Bigbear on the Forum) has decided to hang his camping gear up and is calling it a day after 16 years in the club. His membership number is 267 and he has been a regular attender at Bongo Fury meetings since 2005. We have awarded him Lifetime Membership so he can still keep contact with the many friends he has met over the years. Cheers Phil!
Whatever happened to the idea of 10% ethanol and how does this affect petrol Bongo? There’s a discussion on the Bongo Fury Forum about this.
Renfrewshire based Custom Camper Conversions offer a 10% discount to club members if you get your Bongo undersealed with them
Bernie has a cheap solution to this. See Top Tips in the members area.
We have amended the following factsheets: Dashboard Bulbs, Fuel Filter, Fuel Strainer. LPG. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
10/01/21: New Horn Factsheet
This one is all about the horn. Where to find it and how to get it working again. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
03/01/21: March Meeting
The first club meeting of the year is scheduled for the last weekend of March in the Peak District. This is a re-arranged meeting following the cancellation of the corresponding meeting last year. If you were booked on the original meeting and opted to attend the re-arranged meeting we will contact you later this week to see if you still want to attend. Remaining pitches will then go on sale on 14th January. See members area for booking details. If, due to Covid regulations, the meeting is cancelled or you are prohibited from attending then you will be offered a place on a re-arranged event or a full refund.
30/12/20: Door Grab
Simon Edney has given us a Top Tip!
27/12/20: Changing the Temp Sender Unit
Do you need to drain and refill the coolant if your fans stop working? The answer is in the Bongo Clinic.
Bottoming out? You may need Spring Assisters. These are now available from Surrey based Intermotiv. We have incorporated their details in to the Spring Assisters fact sheet. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
14/12/20: One More
There’s a nicely priced lowtop For Sale. In Stockport.
13/12/20: Two More
There’s a Home Counties project For Sale. And an Alphard.
11/12/20: Postal Delays
If you are ordering items from our Bongoland Shop be aware that Royal Mail are experiencing severe delays due to a combination of large volumes, staff shortages, and Covid restrictions at sorting offices. Other courier firms can no longer gurantee next day delivery. So please plan ahead.
07/12/20: Lee’s Bongo
This has been added to the Gallery.
Based near Corbridge, Bongobarn have been in touch to tell us they can provide a full range of services including servicing, undersealing and bodywork. We have added their details to our Rust Directory and Undersealing fact sheets. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
There’s a Bournemouth based Bongo For Sale
03/12/20: Latest Newsletter
Edition 69 of our quarterly newsletter is now available for download from the members area. It is available in both Word and PDF formats. If you are a webplus or postal member you will receive a copy in the post shortly.
27/11/20: Importing Parts From Japan
Please note that if you order special items via the club, or import from Japan yourself, that there are considerable delays. This is due to HMRC introducing new systems as the UK exits the EU. Additionally, regardless of whether a trade agreement is reached with the EU, a tarriff of between 4.5% and 10% will be added to the current customs duty, VAT and clearance fees. More details to follow.
23/11/20: Thanks to Steve Varey….
….who runs our Instagram page. He has now managed to secure a discount on stainless steel key rings and you can find details in the “Special Offers” section of the members area.
23/11/20: Thanks to Paul Meeghan….
….who has sent in some useful additions to the Handbrake fact sheet. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
23/11/20: New Garage
A Peterborough based Bongo friendly garage has been added to the database in the members area.
The Nurse knows where Dave can get his propshaft reconditioned. See the Clinic for details.
16/11/20: Alternator Part Numbers
A new appendix has been added to the Alternator fact sheet listing all known part numbers. See here for a list of all our information sheets
16/11/20: Informative Videos
An amendment has been made to the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) fact sheet. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
13/11/20: Early Bongo
There’s another Bongo, this time in West Yorkshire, For Sale
12/11/20: Next Year’s Meetings
The final calendar of events is now complete. A summary can be found on the Meetings page.
12/11/20: Restricted Hours
During Lockdown 2.0 the Bongo Fury office will be open on Monday and Thursday only from 0930 to 1500. At all other times we are working from home and can be contacted by email email@example.com
08/11/20: Password Change
Please note that the password to enter the members area will change at 1230 today. An email has been sent to all paid-up members.
08/11/20: Warrington & Glastonbury
There’s two more Bongos For Sale
All of the Bongo books are now back in stock in our Bongoland Shop
29/10/20: Membership Update
So far this month there have been 95 new Bongo Fury members. Last October we had 59 new members. Overall membership now stands at 2,006 compared to 2,202 at the end of last October. Just thought you might like to know.
26/10/20: Minor Amendment
A wrong phone number in the AFT fact sheet has been corrected. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
The Window Switch factsheet has been revised. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
22/10/20: Return to Applewood
We had such a good time in Banham we are going back next October. See the members area for details of all our 2021 meetings and rallies.
18/10/20: New Garage
A Leicester based Bongo friendly garage has been added to the database in the members area.
15/10/20: Southern Softies
The meeting at Wallingford is still going ahead but restrictions apply. See the members area for details.
There’s been some changes to the Fuel Strainer (Banjo Filter) factsheet. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
13/10/20: Work Needed
There’s another Bongo For Sale
Due to late cancellations we have some last-minute slots available for the camping weekend at the end of October. See the Meetings page for details.
06/10/20: Dorset and Gloucestershire
There’s two more Bongos For Sale
Driver and passenger footwell mats are now back in stock and we have reduced the price to £27 for the pair plus VAT. With free postage! Plus, members get a 12.5% discount. Order now via the Bongoland shop.
We have now resolved some issues with our suppliers and Silver Screens are now back in stock
There’s been some changes to the Bikeracks factsheet. See here for a list of all our information sheets.
02/10/20: Denise’s Bongo
There’s a Bongo For Sale in Scotland