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Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby Rogergodwin » December 1st, 2016, 7:30 pm

Hi fellow members.
Just purchased a Demountable on a Isuzu crew cab 4x4 diesel automatic.


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Having few teething problems which I may seek your advise on. We are from the Isle of Wight and are early retired at a young 64.
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby zildjian » December 1st, 2016, 7:41 pm

Hello Roger and welcome, if you have a picture email me it slowdown.richard@gmail.com and I'll pop it in here for you

anyway tell us about your new toy :D
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby Mike » December 1st, 2016, 7:46 pm

Hi and welcome from Somerset as well, as Richard said pictures and ask away there is a wealth of experience and knowledge here
Just seen you have a ranger, I have one too!
Cheers
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby keeflester » December 1st, 2016, 7:50 pm

Hi Roger. Welcome to the group. Tell us what ails your new rig, between us we've seen most problems and can offer solutions that work. The banter n here is good too.
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby Black Countryman » December 1st, 2016, 7:53 pm

Hi, I'm fairly new to this myself - we celebrated the first birthday of getting our Northstar a week ago.

You have come to the right place for help and advice as I've asked quite a few (possibly stupid) questions and everybody on here has been helpful and willing to give advice & share their experiences.

It's a pity that I didn't discover demountables years ago as we've done more camping in a year than we did in 5 with the old VW T25.
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby zildjian » December 1st, 2016, 8:16 pm

Yes Roger honestly no question too stupid
We've all been there in last five years or so.
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby Rogergodwin » December 1st, 2016, 8:28 pm

Thanks guys for the warm welcomes.
We have a 2006 Ranger Demountable. Seeking to find a suitable double bike rack to fit the rear of the camper. Problem it is rear door entry.
Also have a Air bag system fitted to the carrying vehicle a Crew cab pickup. It has a small air leak which I have been unable to find it will total deflate from 64psi over a period of 3 days. Tried the normal soapy liquid trick. It only loses air whilst under load. Help !!!
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby keeflester » December 1st, 2016, 8:36 pm

Have you been able to fully check the bag itself? Is it a new system, or did you inherit it? If you've checked all the connectors and valves, this may be the only remaining possibility.
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Now converting a blue Tranny.
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby derestrictor » December 1st, 2016, 8:42 pm

good evening :roll:
how are you finding that Ranger they are a bit rare these days but reliable according to owners here
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Re: Newbie saying Hello from the Isle of Wight

Postby mjb666 » December 1st, 2016, 8:56 pm

Welcome Roger, when you say Crew cab, is it a Double cab or King cab ( Sort of 1 1/2 cab)?

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