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Old 24-05-13, 14:37
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Hello all, looking for some advice please, just packed our van ready for a weeks camping, we currently have an outwell bear lake tent which is fantastic but weighs a bloody ton. Decided after packing today we've had enough and need something lighter, as we have a cannons forge bed in the van which two of my girls sleep on i think to make thing easier we'll sell the bear lake on our return and get a khyam motordome sleeper. Anyhow, how do these fit to the van is there some sort of kit I need to buy? Sorry if this has been asked before but this is a new avenue, as we've always used tents when camping. Cheers, gaz
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Old 24-05-13, 14:49
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Hi mate I've had a Kyham classic for a while now and its a great bit of kit, easy to put it up and pack away. There is a couple of methods for attaching to van, it comes with ropes you can chuck over top of van a tie to wheels, or the better way is to attach a rail to your roof and attach the figure of eight that comes with the awning via a kador strip to the rail. rails can be picked up for lots of camping shops, i paid £17 or you can go for a reimo rail £lots! hope this explains abit, loads of posts on here can be found
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Old 24-05-13, 15:01
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I have an awning rail (£25 ) bonded into the roof gutter with tiger seal, then the figure of eight strip that comes with the awning goes straight onto the rail

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T4 Caravelle build thread http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=219855
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Old 24-05-13, 16:34
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Thanks for that. So the rail just fits in the gutter. Is tiger seal like a no nails/sealant kind of substance, I think this sort of set up would be a lot more straightforward than setting the tent up. Plus the motor dome sleeper looks a decent size for family camping. Cheers, gaz
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Old 24-05-13, 19:28
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Hello all, looking for some advice please, just packed our van ready for a weeks camping, we currently have an outwell bear lake tent which is fantastic but weighs a bloody ton. Decided after packing today we've had enough and need something lighter, as we have a cannons forge bed in the van which two of my girls sleep on i think to make thing easier we'll sell the bear lake on our return and get a khyam motordome sleeper. Anyhow, how do these fit to the van is there some sort of kit I need to buy? Sorry if this has been asked before but this is a new avenue, as we've always used tents when camping. Cheers, gaz
Got this from eBay
Search. T5 awning rail

There are loads to choose from
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