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FixitFox3

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PostSubject: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 19:16

Whoops! Looks like I fell into the trap of posting a few questions before actually introducing myself; how uncouth!  

This is Colin - he was actually a surprise birthday present for my wife earlier this year. The series of clandestine exploits to keep his acquirement (and arrival) a secret for almost a year is a story in itself - not to mention the exploits leading up to the grand unveiling on the big day!

As you can see from the before-and-after pictures, Colin's history means some of you have probably already driven him! I requested the changes before taking delivery - I only ever saw him like that in photos! Since the second photo (just after getting him) I have tinted the windows, added some very minor red detailing, a mesh sunvisor and some great chrome handles and mirrors. I must get around to posting an updated picture!

Having already experienced much mad waving from similar drivers over the Summer, and having had a good look around this friendly forum, I can genuinely say we feel honoured to now be part of this community - it really is one of several, totally unexpected, side-effects of owning Colin.

Glad to be here!


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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 19:20

Hi glad you have joined us ...best place to meet great people ..try and get to our meets you will not be disappointed! !!
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 19:55

Yep I echo that! Plus I think you could be our first BraziBay to join with a Jersey reg! Welcome!

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 20:01

Hi & welcome Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 20:26

Welcome to the forum , hope to see you out and about , you've definitely found the right place...

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 20:49

Welcome aboard and enjoy the ride!
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 21:20

Welcome to the forum

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Sun 11 Oct 2015 - 22:35

Hi and welcome. Love the look of your Kombi against those lovely Jersey beaches. Have fun and hope to see you around.
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 0:56

Hi and welcome! Does Colin live in Jersey? Mr Bumble and I spent our honey moon in Jersey and Guernsey on bikes....we must go back sometime with Bumble.....seem to remember campervans werent allowed before ?
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 6:48

Just looking at your 'after' shot, I reckon a pair of clear side repeaters would finish the job nicely! Check the tab to the right of the screen for details on how to get some.

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 9:06

Hi & Welcome to THE Forum for Brazi Bays
Cool looking Kombi Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 9:20

Hi and welcome. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 9:33

@TimV wrote:
Just looking at your 'after' shot, I reckon a pair of clear side repeaters would finish the job nicely!  Check the tab to the right of the screen for details on how to get some.

Now that's the sort of tip I like! Low cost, high impact! Hadn't thought of that - will get on it straight away. Thanks!

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 9:55

@Bumble wrote:
Hi and welcome! Does Colin live in Jersey? Mr Bumble and I spent our honey moon in Jersey and Guernsey on bikes....we must go back sometime with Bumble.....seem to remember campervans werent allowed before ?

Hi. Yes we are Jersey based. Not wishing to age you, but things have changed somewhat! Not sure if campervans were ever banned, but I believe caravans and motorhomes were. These days, (almost) anything goes. There are restrictions to length of stay if not in recognised camping sites, but there are lots of local motorhomes regularly parked up overlooking certain beaches at the weekends. They are way too big for us to mix with, so we keep away and use our local knowledge of quieter spots to go for a gentle beer! Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 10:01

Hi and welcome.
love your van.... and Jersey too.

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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Mon 12 Oct 2015 - 11:01

hmmm thinking of Jersey in Nev for next summer
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Wed 14 Oct 2015 - 7:32

Hi and welcome
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PostSubject: Re: Hi Everyone   Wed 14 Oct 2015 - 8:58

Hello and welcome Smile
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