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25/10/20: Switch

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.


14/10/20: Revision

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


12/10/20: Wallingford

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


05/10/20: Bargain!

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.


04/10/20: Screens

We have now resolved some issues with our suppliers and Silver Screens are now back in stock


02/10/20: Revision

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


27/09/20: Three More

There are Bongos For Sale in Liverpool, Brighton & Notts


24/09/20: Additions

Companies in Northampton, Southampton and Doncaster have been added to the Rust Directory. See here for a list of all our information sheets.


21/09/20: Meetings

The campsites hosting the October meetings in Norfolk and Wallingford have confirmed they are going ahead but restrictions apply. See the members area for details.


20/09/20: Roof

The AFT fact sheet has been revised. See here for a list of all our information sheets.


20/09/20: Two More

There are Bongos For Sale in Somerset and Durham


18/09/20: Revision

The Towbars fact sheet has been revised. See here for a list of all our information sheets.


16/09/20: The Joy of Six

Following the government announcement that it is now illegal, in England, to congregate in a group of more than 6 people, we have contacted the venues for our October meetings (Norfolk & Wallingford) to see if they will still take place. More news to follow.


08/09/20: Hastings

The dates have been announced for next year’s Southern Softies meeting.  See the members area for details.



05/09/20: Latest Newsletter

Edition 68 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.


03/09/20: New Garage

A Scarborough based Bongo friendly garage has been added to the database in the members area.


02/09/20: New In The Clinic

How do you remove the roof lock cancel button surround? Nurse has the answer.


28/08/20: Two More

If you go to the For Sale page you will find one in the North East and one in the East Midlands


23/08/20: Crankshaft Sensor

There’s a new patient in the Bongo Clinic.


23/08/20: Reconditioned Turbos

We have managed to track down a Darlington firm who will repair and supply Bongo turbos and we have amended the Turbo factsheet. See here for a list of all our information sheets.


23/08/20: Tyres

There is a set of 4 tyres on the For Sale page. Buyer collects from London. Plus there’s a Bongo being broken for spares in Bromsgove.


21/08/20: Telford

If you go to the For Sale page you will find Richard’s Bongo.


20/08/20: Wallingford

The remaining pitches for the re-arranged Southern Softies meeting go on sale this morning.  See the members area for details.


13/08/20: Storage Solutions

What Would Gordon Do? See the video.


12/08/20: Looe

Note that any unsold pitches for our September meeting will be returned to the campsite close of play on Monday 17th.  See the members area for details.


12/08/20: Stoke on Trent

If you go to the For Sale page you will find another Bongo.


11/08/20: Get That Dog Under Control!

New in the Bongoland Shop. Dog stays and camping connector cables.


05/08/20: Facemasks!

Coming soon! Mazda Bongo Covid secure face coverings. Pre-order yours now!


03/08/20: Norfolk Meeting

Due to circumstances beyond our control the booking date for the October meeting at Banham has been put back a week. Bookings will now commence on Thursday 13th August. See the members area for details.


30/07/20: Cleaning the Turbo/Central Locking

If you have running problems on a diesel Bongo it may be caused by the “vanes” sticking in the turbo. There are some YouTube videos about this and we have referenced them in the “Wastegate” factsheet.  There’s also been a postscript added to the info about Central Locking. See here for a list of all our information sheets.


28/07/20: Stockport

If you go to the For Sale page you will find another Bongo.


27/07/20: Things Are Selling Quickly

If you go to the For Sale page you will find Dave’s Bongo. But I doubt it will be available for too long.


24/07/20: Dorset & Sussex

Over on the For Sale page there’s a couple of Bongos


24/07/20: Looe

Tickets for the September meeting are now on sale. See the members area for details.


22/07/20: Middleton in Teesdale

Last weekend’s Summer Camp was a great success, despite the midges and the Covid restrictions, so we have rebooked the same campsite for July 2021. See the members area for details.


20/07/20: One More

Over on the For Sale page there’s a couple of Bongos and an awning.


20/07/20: Sills etc

There’s been an amendment to the Sills, Panels & Cross Members factsheet. See here for a full list.


13/07/20: Blinds

Steve Varey has been in touch: “Please can you add a discount code to the members area from Fuel Lagoon, the guys who make the windscreen covers with the eyes on! www.fuellagoon.co.uk, If Bongo Fury members enter ‘the code at checkout on the website there will be a small discount.” See Special Offers.


13/07/20: Solar Power

There’s been an amendment to the Solar factsheet. See here for a full list.


09/07/20: ABS Diagnostics

There’s been a major revision to the ABS factsheet. See here for a full list.


08/07/20: Instagram

The Bongo Fury Instagram page has now gone live. Full details over on the Forum.


07/07/20: Wooden Flooring

There’s been a minor amendment to the Floor factsheet. See here for a full list.


07/07/20: Cornwall & Norfolk

Prices and booking dates have been announced for our meetings in Looe (September) and Norwich (October). See the members area for details.


03/07/20: Revised Opening Hours

From Monday 6th July Bongo Fury Mission Control will be open 9.30 to 3pm Monday to Thursday.


03/07/20: Shona’s Bongo

The stolen Bongo (below) has now been found. Taken by joy riders, found by Fire Brigade after reports of a small fire.


02/07/20: Stolen Bongo

Shona has had her Bongo stolen from the Yorkhill area in Glasgow.

Vehicle reg P932 OET. VIN SG5W-104766. Get in touch if you spot it.


02/07/20: Bongo Summer Camp

Booking for this event has now closed and information packs will be sent to attenders over the next couple of days. See members area for details. Late availability may be available through the campsite.


30/06/20: One More

Over on the For Sale page there’s one in Hereford


29/06/20: Revision & Amendment

There’s been some revisions to the AFT fact sheet, and some minor amendments to the one on Selling Your Bongo. See here for a full list.


28/06/20: Three More

Over on the For Sale page there’s one in Blackpool, one in Shoreham, and one in Northampton


24/06/20: Campsites to Reopen on 4th July

If you are thinking of attending one of our meetings please read our updated policy statement.


23/06/20: Three Beauties

Over on the For Sale page there’s one in North Wales, one in Cornwall, and one in Dorset.


21/06/20: Club Finances

As there is no AGM this year a summary of the club finances has been published on the Forum.


21/06/20: Rear View Mirror

There’s a new fact sheet. See here for a full list.


21/06/20: Graphics

Martin has discovered a good firm to renovate and replace your decals . See his Top Tip


19/06/20: A Nice Project

Over on the For Sale page there’s a realistically prices Bongo that needs some welding.


17/06/20: Bongo Summer Camp

Unless we hear different we assume this meeting (16 to 20 July) is going ahead. There may be limited facilities and local tourist attractions may not be open. Everyone who originally booked has been contacted. We still have 8 places left, although more may become available. You are quite welcome to make a booking and you will still be able to cancel up to 30th June or, if the campsite does not re-open you can be re-booked for July 2021. See members area for details.


12/06/20: Topper

There’s a Comfortz Leisure mattress topper on the For Sale page. And a London Bongo.


11/06/20: Amended

There’s some additions to the Rust Directory, one in Worthing and one in Cardiff. See here for a full list of our fact sheets.


10/06/20: Paws For Thought

Kath’s Bongo has been added to The Gallery.


10/06/20: One More

If you want to buy one then look at the For Sale page. There’s one in Manchester.


07/06/20: Latest Newsletter

Edition 67 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.


05/06/20: Stolen Bongo

Steve had his Bongo stolen overnight from outside his house in Brighton le Sand, Merseyside. It is a distinctive silver coloured tintp with black alloys and a black roll-out Fiamma awning.

Reg DS55 LFZ.  VIN SGEW-606127. It has a New Dawn kitchen conversion. Any sightings to Steve on 07425167604.


05/06/20: Two More

Look at the For Sale page. One in Wrexham, one in Macclesfield.



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