Well worth the £180 to John RufflesLooks good A: A:
And even more wine as your road tax will have dropped lots as well T:
Thx, hope We can keep it interesting.
It went 3280 a week or so ago so I am expecting close to 3350. I have worked on an assumed 2250 from new but now I suspect it was closet to 2400 - should have weighed it to start with. I guess travelling weight adds c.400kg and as the sum of both axles is 3900 so it makes. In a couple of weeks time with the shower tray installed I will get all up and rear axle wet rates then we will know exactly where we are.That looks really good T: you had to get it up rated! so how much does it weigh?
Yes, I suppose it’s a discussion about how much can be taken out to get back to 3050kg batteries, panels, seat bed, fridge, hob etc are simple bolt ons whereas the insulation, panelling and furniture are screwed and glued. What is your MGW?Not really relevant to your van, but I had my van weighed in its basic motorhome setup and came in at 2950Kg - so represents the ULW. Got a ticket from the weighbridge showing this as it is a critical number (under 3050kg ULW in a Motor Caravan means you can travel at car speeds). Useful to have this info and is a shame you didn't check the weight at the earlier stage as the ULW is not recorded anywhere.
Took my van to a weighbridge yesterday and with everything in it, two people, half water tank and near empty fuel tank, I was at 4000kg (extra weight was more furniture, more solar and 1,000Ah more batteries). And managed to do an emergency stop from 40MPH to zero in 36 Metres!
No, just half tanks of fuel and water so 80kg and I know how much we weigh - too much again I:Wow, I will have to get mine weighed when we are finished, I was hoping to come in under 3000 kg all up, was the 3280 with two people on board? Do you have to get a tacho fitted for that weight?
* 'Composition Media' 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
* DAB radio and App Connect
* 'Comfort' driver's seat with two-way lumbar adjustment and armrest
* Cruise control with speed limiter
* Multi-function steering wheel
* Load area grab handles
* Wooden load floor
* 270-degree rear door opening
Business pack options:
* Front and rear parking sensors
* Overhead storage in the cab
Thanks - yes I read the same, but when I looked at the option "Roof Rails" it is £250+VAT. I can't actually see these online now I am looking again.I'm not 100% sure but I think it's quite a lot cheaper to spec the roof rail option from the factory, I made the rails for mine but seem to remember Van Blanc saying they were nearly twice as much to buy after market, it's only the rails that run down the length of the van that you need to spec from new the cross bars to suit the solar you can get from anywhere.
Thanks - yes I read the same, but when I looked at the option "Roof Rails" it is £250+VAT. I can't actually see these online now I am looking again.
If I went for something like a Rhino roof rack: https://www.rhinoroofracks.com/volkswagen/crafter-roof-racks/new-crafter-2017-on/mwb-high-roof/rhino-aluminium-roof-rack-volkwagen-crafter-2017-onwards-lwb-high-roof.html
I don't think this would need the rails at all, just the mounting points that I presume come as standard?[/QUOT]
If you want to mount a Fiamma F65 type roof mount awning you need either the VW rails or specific Fiamma gutter brackets. Just fiting a Rhino rack to the roof won't do it. You could however fit a Rhino rack and hang any old awning off it.
The "mounting points" are just holes in the gutter.