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New Lockdown Opening Hours

With immediate effect and 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.


22/01/21: Ethanol

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.


20/01/21: Undersealing

Renfrewshire based Custom Camper Conversions offer a 10% discount to club members if you get your Bongo undersealed with them


19/01/21: Damp

Bernie has a cheap solution to this. See Top Tips in the members area.


17/01/21: Amendments

We have amended the following factsheets: Dashboard Bulbs, Fuel Filter, Fuel Strainer. LPG. See here for a list of all our information sheets.


15/01/21: Hope

Tickets are now on sale for the Tough Northerners meeting in Hope, Debyshire, last weekend in March. See members area for booking details


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.


20/12/20: Intermotiv

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.


06/12/20: Northumberland

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.


04/12/20: Hi-Top

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.


22/11/20: Propshaft

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 ian@bongofury.co.uk


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


03/11/20: Manuals

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.


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



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