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#1 gumdrop

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Posted 08 August 2016 - 12:48 pm

Sorry if this is not allowed I noticed it on Amazon and

thought it might be helpful to some members of the forum.


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Posted 08 August 2016 - 01:07 pm

Available on ebay for £4.99 ( from China).

Edited by hp100425ev, 08 August 2016 - 01:10 pm.


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Posted 08 August 2016 - 01:08 pm

Thanks Gumdrop. Just found it on Amazon UK and I will be buying one. I am fine getting out of my Sorento but struggle with the much lower seat in my wife's Jazz.


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Posted 08 August 2016 - 01:46 pm

The handle is a good idea . 

 

It is quite a sight watching my MIL of 82 trying to get into and out of my pickup especially if I forget and she is not kerb side .

 

 

 

Dave


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#5 ericfield

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Posted 08 August 2016 - 02:11 pm

Excellent idea, thanks for posting. I have great problems getting my 92yr old Dad in and out of our car! His arms are strong but legs weak ....so it should help a lot.

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Posted 08 August 2016 - 03:15 pm

Before you all go dashing off to buy one, better check your door strikers to see if this thing would fit.
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Posted 08 August 2016 - 04:26 pm

Stunning. The best ideas really are often the simplest. Don't need one yet but I'll keep it in mind. Thanks for the 'heads up'



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Posted 08 August 2016 - 04:26 pm

Before you all go dashing off to buy one, better check your door strikers to see if this thing would fit.


One of the benefits of Amazon. They say 'fits all'....if it doesn't, back it goes, foc.

Edited by ericfield, 08 August 2016 - 04:28 pm.

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Posted 08 August 2016 - 09:29 pm

Following a severe accident 16 yrs ago I find it very difficult to get into and more so out of modern low cars. (highly amusing to watch me get into burds Saab convertible unless hood was down)

Don't want / can't afford a clarty big 4x4 but need something with a bit of height.

So, although I didn't like the shape (and image) of the car I bought a Xsara Picasso diesel.

This car is so easy to enter and exit even old aunt manages with little help. Good interior width means no shoulder rubbing at gear changes even for "Generously Proportioned" folk like us. Excellent storage spaces and 50+ mpg irrelevant of how I drive it.

It has been said I have a critical nature, but this heap of French junk has so impressed me that I went on to buy another three.

Just managed to get the last of the production run. Being French of course, one has to accept all the electrical gremlins

Also find little trouble at MOT time.

IMHO, a worthwhile consideration for the not so fit.



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Posted 09 August 2016 - 06:15 am

Here it is on Ebay!

 

http://www.ebay.co.u...rEAAOSwTZ1XkyC0

 

John.     :)


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#11 gumdrop

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Posted 09 August 2016 - 07:03 am

Shop around but bear in mind good retailers are usually more helpful.



#12 ericfield

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Posted 09 August 2016 - 04:03 pm

Shop around but bear in mind good retailers are usually more helpful.


.....And they aren't in China with only 2 feedbacks!

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Posted 12 August 2016 - 10:06 pm

Thanks Gumdrop for posting this - bought one for a neighbour who has great difficulty getting into/out of his car. It arrived today and he is delighted with it. Thanks again.

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 01:35 pm

Stunning. The best ideas really are often the simplest. Don't need one yet but I'll keep it in mind. Thanks for the 'heads up'

son gave us one and it also has a torch on it and a hammer to break the window is necessary  and a seat belt cutter, so more than just a handle. 


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#15 GeorgeMatthews

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 02:57 pm

my old man could do with one of these  :D  :lol:



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Posted 14 January 2017 - 10:45 am

It's interesting to see the likeness between these 2 egotists. Both are successful at what they do.

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 12:52 pm

No good if you have upper back/neck problems tho' still can't bend enough :D



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Posted 24 January 2017 - 02:03 am

Thanks for this.
Just ordered from eBay.
It will help the 96yearold mother in law in and out of our 4x4

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 01:42 pm

In case of car jacking use forcefully

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 02:24 pm

In case of car jacking use forcefully


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