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Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Frag » Sat Feb 10, 2024 4:16 pm

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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Altransit » Sat Feb 10, 2024 4:49 pm

Somewhere along the line it became a "Smiley conversion" :? :roll: :P :lol:
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Luke » Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:18 pm

Altransit wrote:Somewhere along the line it became a "Smiley conversion" :? :roll: :P :lol:
dunno what's rarer an actual mk4 or a 6 wheel transit :lol:
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Luke » Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:19 pm

Frag wrote:https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/204648719970?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0&ssspo=otyh5vD2QOm&sssrc=4429486&ssuid=oAnZnvzHTWu&var=&widget_ver=artemis&media=COPY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRg0HdGCRT0
Holding up well 8)

There is still a free ticket to Transitmania to be claimed for the owner of this van :D
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Neil » Sun Feb 18, 2024 10:40 am

so what on the v5 ? swb or lwb ? whats it mot class 4 or 7 ?
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Luke » Sun Feb 18, 2024 1:24 pm

Neil wrote:so what on the v5 ? swb or lwb ? whats it mot class 4 or 7 ?
still standard, the original wheelbase hasn't been altered MOT class the same too :D
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Neil » Sun Feb 18, 2024 6:32 pm

so it drives the front rear wheels the back 2 just follow ? but surely its kerbweight must be more than standard
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Altransit » Sun Feb 18, 2024 8:38 pm

Class 4 or 7 is determined by the GVW, which will be unchanged. Its carrying capacity will be less than standard.
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Neil » Mon Feb 19, 2024 8:38 am

if it was a swb van thats been made lwb hows its carry capaciy not bigger ?yes i know the gvw mot class thing because my mk 2 is class 4
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Luke » Mon Feb 19, 2024 7:46 pm

Neil wrote:if it was a swb van thats been made lwb hows its carry capaciy not bigger ?yes i know the gvw mot class thing because my mk 2 is class 4

capacity/volume has but the weight hasn't in effect it can now carry less due to the weight of the extra bodywork, but i can't see it ever returning to a working van anymore :lol:
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby Neil » Tue Feb 20, 2024 8:38 am

neither can i :wink:
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Re: Luke’s old van/forum 6 wheeler

Postby jay » Sat Mar 16, 2024 7:59 pm

I just seen it myself and thought that's Lukes old van.
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