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ATTENTION CLUB MEMBERS: The latest edition of the quarterly club newsletter is now available for download from the members area.


12/12/18: Revisions

There have been amendments to the Climate Control Illumination and Glowplug factsheets


10/12/18: Down South

There’s four more private sales on the For Sale page.


06/12/18: Insurance

We would like to welcome Complete Cover to the portfolio of specialist Bongo insurers


02/12/18: Heater Problems

Roy748 has a Top Tip.


29/11/18: Recovered Bongo

John & Sue Dunne, who had their Bongo stolen last weekend, have been in contact to say it’s been recovered in Newport Gwent and a suspect is in custody!


29/11/18: Ayrshire

See the For Sale page.


28/11/18: 19Q

A new paint code has been added to the Paint factsheet


28/11/18: Latest Newsletter

The latest edition of the quarterly club newsletter is now available for download from the members area.



26/11/18: Stolen Bongo

John & Sue Dunne had their Bongo stolen over the weekend from the Hanham area of Bristol. Please be on the look out for blue over silver vehicle with towbar, registration P182 GTA.


21/11/18: New Factsheet

Feeling a bit damp behind the driver seat? Then you need to read the Rear Heater Matrix factsheet


21/11/18: Elephant Update

We have now closed our donations page for adopted orphan Bongo The Elephant and the final total was £1,677.50. Thanks to all who contributed.


19/11/18: Next Year’s Meetings

Prices, venues and booking arrangements for the meetings in March (Thames Valley), April (North Yorkshire & May (Pembrokeshire) have been announced.  See here for more info.


18/11/18: Customised Clocks

In addition to a Bongo Clock which makes an ideal Christmas gift, Lesley Banks of Knightwood Photo Art can also supply customised clocks based on your own Bongo photos. These measure 38 x 25 cms and are very reasonably prices. Email Lesley for more details.


18/11/18: North & South

See the For Sale page.


14/11/18: Lakeside

Lakeside Garage, who are Bongo friendly and based in Middlesex have been in touch to inform us that they are nothing to do with www.lakesidecamperconversions.co.uk.

Just so everyone is clear.


12/11/18: Old Freda

Johnny Lyons of Northern Ireland has the oldest Ford Freda still running. It was made on June 7th 1995. The History factsheet has been amended.


12/11/18: Two More

Nottingham and London! See the For Sale page.


31/10/18: It’s Time!

Buy a Bongo Clock before we run out!


29/10/18: Still Stuck For Christmas Present Ideas?

What you need is the new Bongo Fury Picnic Set


29/10/18: Front Heater Bushes

Tim has sent in an online source to obtain these and we have amended the Heater Repair factsheet .


28/10/18: Stuck For Christmas Present Ideas?

What you need is the new Bongo Fury Baseball Cap!


28/10/18: Shropshire

There’s a neat looking low-top on the For Sale page.


24/10/18: The Moment I Met You, I Swear……

There’s another Bongo For Sale this time in Suffolk.


22/10/18: Keys

A Derby based mobile auto locksmith has been added to this factsheet .


15/10/18: Glasgow

There’s an insurance-write-off on the For Sale page.


11/10/18: Bristol and Barnsley

There’s 2 more Bongos on the For Sale page.


01/10/18: E10 Fuel

No, we don’t mean Leyton & Clapton in East London. We mean the new ethanol based fuel that may go on sale on forecourts next year. Will it affect petrol Bongos? It might…..see this RAC article and this Autocar item.


01/10/18: LPG

We have added a Leicester based converter to this factsheet . The LEZ factsheet has also had a minor amendment.


25/09/18: Tyres Losing Pressure

Nurse has a new patient in the Bongo Clinic.


25/09/18: Berkshire

There’s a bargain Bongo on the For Sale page.


24/09/18: Jersey

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


20/09/18: Coil Light

If your glow plug light is flashing you may have a problem. The Diagnostics factsheet has been amended.


20/09/18: Derbyshire

There’s a rare manual Bongo on the For Sale page.


18/09/18: Funeral Arrangements

For those forming the Bongo convoy for Ann Johnson cremation is at 12.30 on Tuesday 2nd October. Meet at the Kings pub, Kings Lane, Bebington, Wirral Ch63 8NR ready to go at 12 noon. Cremation is at Landican Cemetary, Arrowe Park Road, Wirral CH49 5LW.

Return to the Kings pub for refreshments.


18/09/18: Wirral, Birmingham, Worcester & Sussex

There’s yet more Bongos on the For Sale page.


10/09/18: New Paint Code

17X (Indigo Blue) has been added to the Paint factsheet


10/09/18: Top Tip

“Bonneville” has tracked down some useful information about the 2 litre petrol engine. We have posted it in the members area.


09/09/18: A Farewell to Ann

It is with sadness that we announce the passing away of Ann Johnson. With her partner, Ed Ashington, Ann was a regular at many Bongo events until recently and she will be missed by all who knew her. Ann was a true Bongonaut.


06/09/18: Halifax & Salisbury

There’s 2 more Bongos on the For Sale page.


30/08/18: Last Meeting of the Year

We have managed to secure a few extra places at the Welsh Bongo Bash. But that will be our lot.  See here for more info.


30/08/18: Latest Newsletter

The latest edition of the quarterly club newsletter is now available for download from the members area.



28/08/18: Six More

There’s more Bongos on the For Sale page. Plus a drive-away awning.


20/08/18: Cutting the Club Deficit

The Bongo Fury Club now has a cumulative deficit of £2,833.78. We have opublished some proposals for dealing with this and would be interested in your views. Join the discussion on the Bongo Fury Forum here. Alternatively you can send comments by email to ian@bongofury.co.uk.


20/08/18: Amendments

There have been some minor amendments to the Roofrack, Starting and Steering Rack factsheets


20/08/18: One More

There’s a Gloucestershire Bongo on the For Sale page


15/08/18: Next Year’s Meetings

These have now been confirmed and you will find a full list of dates, venues, and when you can book in the member’s area.


14/08/18: A Day at the Races

Ever wondered what goes on at the Bongo meetings? Read a full report in this new Bongo Tale.


12/08/18: Warning!

If you are selling your Bongo beware that there are (not very good) scammers out there. Like “Curtis” for example. See this Forum posting.


08/18/18: Three More

There are Bongos For Sale in Kent, Deryshire & Dorset


30/07/18: Key Facts

We have found someone who can cut replacements keys from a good quality photos so we have taken the opportunity to fully revise the “Keys” factsheet


27/07/18: Four More

There are Bongos For Sale in Gwent, Nottingham, Somerset and Devon


24/07/18: Lots More

There’s Bongos in Farnham, Deryshire, Somerset and Cornwall. Plus a trade ad in Sheffield. See the page that shows everything that is For Sale


11/07/18: Auto Free Top

As some of the links were not working we have issued a revised “AFT” factsheet


10/07/18: Berks & Staffs

Two more For Sale


05/07/18: Huge Reductions!

The school holidays are nearly here and we have a fabulous deal on drive away awnings.


05/07/18: Norfolk

There’s another one For Sale


01/07/18: Tyres

We have completed a survey of available tyres, including budget, premium, all year and winter only, and have summarised the info in a revision of the “Tyres” factsheet



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