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However, problems such as this are often straightforward to avoid with routine maintenance and regular checks. Terrible Customer service

We are Mazda Bongo Mercedes Vito/Viano and Nissan Elgrand Camper Van specialists, offering the best Japanese Campervans for sale. I fell in love with my 1991 Mazda 626. KernowBongo (1 review written).

The 2000 Mazda 626 is a car which can be summed up in one word: reliable.

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On the rear brakes, look for oil leaks from the axle, which may contaminate the handbrake shoes, resulting in an ineffective handbrake on one side.

We have owned our Bongo 2.5TD 4WD for 7 1/2 years and its quite simply part of the family.

[tl:gallery index=13 size=459×306], If you have an electric elevating roof, there are a number of procedures to follow to ensure it will raise and lower. I let go of it due to a breakdown, but it was something I wanted to ride longer if it did not break. Some of the older versions have a rather ugly two tone body colouring, but the newer shape (after 2000) are much nicer.

I was skeptical but a friend who regularly purchases foreign vehicles highly recommended it after my string of bad luck with American brands.

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Mar 21, 2017 - This is my campervan conversion from start to finish. Read more: 2006 Mazda Bongo motorcaravan review. 2020  [tl:gallery index=5 size=459×306], The oil filler cap is located underneath the driver’s seat on the petrol engine Bongo (above).

When I got into it at the used car lot and saw the oscillating fan, I was sold. It does this with some style and better levels of specification than you could expect from European campers of equivalent age.

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KernowBongo (1 review written).

It’s one of the smallest campers on the market, but offers a lot more than a similarly priced Volkswagen.

Even if it's used, the condition of the interior and exterior is good at the time of purchase, and I still think I did a good shopping.

I have ABS, electric windows, central locking, electric blinds on the rear windows (which are tinted) and an electric roof. Only owned my bongo for a few months but best mpv car ive had,i think it only does around 28 miles to the gallon driven carefull but still love it,just been away for the night and slept in the top very comfy cant wait for the summer. "

Is there any Import Regulations for my country? It should be renewed if it looks at all suspicious. [tl:gallery index=10 size=459×303], Raise each front road wheel (secure with an axle stand) and try waggling the wheel by holding it at the top and bottom. Read More, " To calculate the top 5's we take the following factors into account: Latest Reviews in Campervans and Motor Homes, Latest items in Campervans and Motor Homes, Preston Motorhomes and Caravans - www.prestoncm.co.uk, National Motorhomes - www.nationalmotorhomes.co.uk, Motorhome Hire - www.motorhomehire.uk.com, Becks Motorhomes - www.becksmotorhomes.com, RV World Showroom - www.rvworldshowroom.com, Devon Conversions - www.devonconversions.co.uk.

There’s a cupboard under the sink, but no cutlery drawer. [tl:gallery index=14 size=459×306], The power steering rack can leak, resulting in loss of fluid (the reservoir is under the driver’s seat) and stiff steering.

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Does the Stated Price Include Ocean Freight? I choose my cars based on three things: its overall design, its engine, and the technology incorporated in it. There’s a small, offside, corner wardrobe, a hinged flap opening into the seat base and a double under-sink cupboard, with a locker at the rear. Read More, " If you need a campervan to use as your everyday vehicle, read Practical Motorhome's expert review... Read Practical Motorhome's review of the Wellhouse Hyundai i800 Camper conversion.

The Mazda Bongos are a much cheaper alternative to the latest VW campers, and we absolutely love ours.

Instead, providing you can climb up there, the roof bed is by far the best option, with lots of headroom and a zip-around half-height flyscreen for ventilation. Latest reviews. The classic VW camper-type floorplan allows for a small rear boot from where you also have access to the gas cylinder. Since the seats are flat, it was convenient for staying in the car and taking a nap. Price of a brand-new car in Japanese market. The wooden hob and sink covers are sturdy enough to use as a worktop but the cooker’s cover restricts the use of larger pans. Hire.

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[tl:gallery index=15 size=459×306]. It is a grey import, never having been sold outside Japan where it was made until 2000 (so, any model you buy will be used).

Care must be taken to avoid problems. Looking for a fairly cheap but efficient vehicle, I happened upon an old 1990 Mazda 323 for a pretty decent price. I was quite curious as to how this car is like, and I asked him to drive me in this, brining me to do some grocery shopping. Bongos don’t rot excessively, but rear wheel arches are known to bubble and crumble. Here at Practical Motorhome we want to make sure you get a great deal on your next vehicle, so we’ve teamed up with selected partners to bring you hand-picked product information from a relevant supplier. Or just short of being a full high-top? This is a great family car and kids always seem to shine to them. These narrow-bodied commercials became very popular as camper vans. If the level is low, there’s a leak and this may cause the engine to overheat and the head gasket to fail.

The engine is mounted in the middle of the van which is a. It can balloon and crack, resulting in coolant loss, overheating and head gasket failure. These narrow-bodied commercials became very popular as camper vans.

We also offer a range of other cars and camper vans.

It is often exported from Japan to Europe to be converted to a campervan.

The view from the driver's seat was good, and it was very easy to drive because of its small turn for its size. Do Not Use - they make charges for services you did not have

The reason these diminutive vehicles have flooded the British market in recent years is that they convert to well-specified, affordable campers at a lower price than VW-based alternatives. Do Not Use - they make charges for services you did not have However, there is just enough room to make tea and toast, or perform other basic culinary operations.

This vehicle is an 8 seater MPV that was produced up until 2004 in Japan.

The suspension’s lower ball joint is usually the first component to wear. Who are they best suited to?

These narrow-bodied commercials became very popular as camper vans. Let’s put this into context: this is a ten-year old vehicle with a new conversion.

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I have been driving a Mazda 323 sedan for almost 3 years now, this was actually my sister's in law but since she is overseas and no one else in the family drives, I usually bring this. With over 10 years experience in the Japanese Import Trade, we source the best Mazda Bongos Mercedes Viano and Nissan Elgrands available.

It's long, MPV-like, and I thought it's another Toyota or Honda brand. Other than that, it was really GOOD.

User reviews on Mazda Bongo Friendee Previously I was riding a minivan with Estima (used) → Bongo Frendy (used). Here is the reason why camper owners need to stay at campsites: the Bongo’s only sanitary provision is a manual-flush Thetford Porta Potti. I was very surprised. That's why I chose to pack my luggage and carry a lot of people. All rights reserved. [tl:gallery index=11 size=459×306]. " Great service

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... After fours years with a Bongo campervan we too made the move last month. Rob Hawkins looks at what can go wrong with a Mazda Bongo Friendee or a Ford Freda – so you can not only buy a good camper van, but head off trouble with a bit of general maintenance. TCV Corporation All rights reserved. So despite the vehicle itself being a used model, the conversion is brand new. The 1996 model we tested has a full camper conversion from Wellhouse Leisure, which adds £4500 to the price.