Motorhomes, Campervans, Van Conversions and Caravans All Welcome
 
HomeHome  SearchforsitesSearchforsites  EventsEvents  FAQFAQ  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Thanks for visiting Motor-Homers.co.uk - Sponsored By Outsmart The Thief Ltd - A motorhome club owned by its members, Please register to join us for a chat - IT'S FREE TO JOIN ~~~~~ Your next Motor-Homers meet is: Marbury Park, Northwich, Cheshire, 23rd to 28th Aug 2018 ~~~~~ Please CLICK HERE to view all of our rallies in 2018
Latest topics
» New Layout
by Administrator Yesterday at 21:30

» Our George
by Ambilkate Sun 12 Aug 2018 - 12:19

» motorhome vent
by KSH Sun 5 Aug 2018 - 20:31

» Events V Calendar
by elldwin Tue 31 Jul 2018 - 21:00

» Motorhome parking.
by tessajoe Mon 30 Jul 2018 - 14:32

» Whistling gypsy ( Bob and Barb)
by Ambilkate Mon 30 Jul 2018 - 8:45

» Haven Holidays Marton Mere
by debbie Thu 26 Jul 2018 - 10:12

» M6 closed jct 32 to 33
by Chameleon Thu 26 Jul 2018 - 10:07

» 6. Wilsthorpe Bridlington 8th to 18th July 2018
by KSH Sat 21 Jul 2018 - 22:40

» 5. Shrewsbury Food Festival - 21/6/18 - 25/6/18
by KSH Sat 21 Jul 2018 - 16:06

» BBQ
by Polly Thu 19 Jul 2018 - 21:25

» Newbies
by KSH Mon 16 Jul 2018 - 15:40

» Newbe
by Middle East driver Tue 10 Jul 2018 - 15:26

» Solar for sale
by debbie Tue 10 Jul 2018 - 9:35

» My 2018 Adventure
by Ambilkate Sat 7 Jul 2018 - 11:10

» 7. The Scotch Piper - 26/7/18 - 30/7/18 CANCELLED
by KSH Fri 6 Jul 2018 - 20:27

» Lost Operators Manual
by KSH Tue 3 Jul 2018 - 14:49

» How We Doing
by elldwin Mon 2 Jul 2018 - 7:04

» Cleaning up
by KSH Sat 30 Jun 2018 - 8:56

» Tom and Frank
by Polly Wed 27 Jun 2018 - 14:32

» How do I change my email address in Profile please
by KSH Tue 19 Jun 2018 - 15:36


Share | 
 

 Expensive parts

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Expensive parts   Thu 23 Oct 2014 - 7:49

As most of you know I had a blow out on my van which destroyed the outer wing
I contacted Carthago who wouldn't deal with me direct and so I have had to work with Premium Motorhomes -who have been very helpful
However the price for the part including £60 shipping fees is £ 322- ouch
Should be ordering it later today!
Back to top Go down
Quicksam


avatar

Posts : 1465
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 70
Location : NW Leicestershire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Thu 23 Oct 2014 - 9:50

Not too bad then ....
Back to top Go down
Chameleon


avatar

Posts : 1215
Join date : 2013-03-16
Age : 38

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Thu 23 Oct 2014 - 16:46

Were your ears burning Saturday Peter we were talking about you.  Went out to start a Carthago - same as yours but with a cross over bed.
Back to top Go down
Tugga


avatar

Posts : 871
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 24
Location : Bedfordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Fri 24 Oct 2014 - 11:41

We have been looking at Carthago's to swap for the Hymer but didn't realise they were that expensive for parts.  Think we may have to reconsider and stick with another Hymer at that rate. Crying or Very sad

Grit your teeth Pete as it will be worth it.
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Thu 30 Oct 2014 - 6:59

Bet they are just as expensive for a Hymer  Cheryl
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Sun 23 Nov 2014 - 22:20

Called at Premium motorhomes near Bawtry today to collect part for MH but not sure it's the correct one lol
Some very nice new carthagos for sale if you fancy treating yourself for Christmas - although you wouldn't get it till next June lol
Back to top Go down
Tugga


avatar

Posts : 871
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 24
Location : Bedfordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Mon 24 Nov 2014 - 12:11

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
Called at Premium motorhomes near Bawtry today to collect part for MH but not sure it's the correct one lol
Some very nice new carthagos for sale if you fancy treating yourself for Christmas - although you wouldn't get it till next June lol

Mmm, they give rubbish part exchange deals though Pete, spoken to them before.  They were only prepared to offer us £15k for Helga against a brand new one, been offered twice that against a cheaper motorhome by another dealer so wouldn't go to them unless you have cash. Shocked
Back to top Go down
The Burchies


avatar

Posts : 3968
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 105
Location : Bournemouth

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Mon 24 Nov 2014 - 14:35

Always the way Cheryl, the dealers will rip you off if they can Shocked
Back to top Go down
Techno100


avatar

Posts : 1719
Join date : 2012-11-15
Location : Leeds

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Mon 24 Nov 2014 - 17:01

If they're owt like Rapido Peter it may take a few goes to get the right part.
Back to top Go down
debbie


avatar

Posts : 589
Join date : 2013-03-01
Age : 66
Location : Carlisle

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Mon 24 Nov 2014 - 18:10

Dealers.....don't you just love em, show em your wallet, and it's gone before you can blink. Twisted Evil
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Fri 28 Nov 2014 - 16:06

Well have contacted the dealer and said it wasn't the correct part as although it fits you can still see the original screw holes when it's in situ and there is no way you can fit the mounting bracket provided.
Awaiting a response
Back to top Go down
Quicksam


avatar

Posts : 1465
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 70
Location : NW Leicestershire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Fri 28 Nov 2014 - 18:32

Do you think they'll let you onto Uttoxeter racecourse if it looks that bad !  

"Smiley face", "Smiley face", "Smiley face" (smileys have stopped working again ! - or it could be an internet speed thing )
Back to top Go down
Quicksam


avatar

Posts : 1465
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 70
Location : NW Leicestershire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Fri 28 Nov 2014 - 18:34

Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy  ok now
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Fri 28 Nov 2014 - 19:31

I will cover it over with pretty lights John
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Fri 28 Nov 2014 - 19:33

Seriously though have sent photos which are being passed to Carthago for their consideration
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Sat 29 Nov 2014 - 8:29

New part leaves screw holes visible
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
Techno100


avatar

Posts : 1719
Join date : 2012-11-15
Location : Leeds

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Mon 1 Dec 2014 - 21:11

Consider this while only £99
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
Leapy


avatar

Posts : 3265
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 70
Location : Staffordshire

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Sat 13 Dec 2014 - 8:20

The Saga continues
Carthago no longer produce the wheel arch I need  as spares and suggest that the new part is fitted higher to cover screw holes- although I can't see how as it has to go over the bottom rail
Not sure where to go from here?
Back to top Go down
The Burchies


avatar

Posts : 3968
Join date : 2012-11-15
Age : 105
Location : Bournemouth

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Sat 13 Dec 2014 - 9:16

I can't believe they cannot source the correct part Pete, do you have the original part number off the old one then google search it should bring something up??
Back to top Go down
Techno100


avatar

Posts : 1719
Join date : 2012-11-15
Location : Leeds

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Sat 13 Dec 2014 - 10:06

I believe for some Rapido's that brownhills used the opposite wheel arch to make a mirror image of the other side. It's not unusual to find this situation with any make unfortunately.
If your moulding is symetrical i.e. would fit either side then it would be simple to produce
Back to top Go down
KSH


avatar

Posts : 6462
Join date : 2012-11-13
Age : 56
Location : Accrington

PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   Sat 13 Dec 2014 - 14:31

Go and retrieve the broken bit and get it repaired Pete

_________________
Have you visited our [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] yet?

Keeping Leapys boat sailing [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
http://www.kenhacking.co.uk
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Expensive parts   

Back to top Go down
 
Expensive parts
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Motor-Homers :: Community :: Motorhome Related Discussions-
Jump to: