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I've only just joined this forum as I was looking to buy a used caravan to replace paying for a 2 week in Scotland in a static and hoping the weather would be nice. So we were looking to get a caravan so we could get up and go, or leaving it on site. I've read through every thread on this site and to be honest our dream has been somewhat dampened, as it seems every caravan has major problems. I just can't believe the problems people have with new caravans, let alone second hand.
And that is the scary part, parting with so much cash for units that have known issues, and when they will show up
I know that's a gloomy introduction but it's reality.
I will be buying our very first caravan. We saw one, had a deal with private seller and I personally checked CRiS number with CRiS and git back there is no issue with the caravan. The only point is 1/3 of the document (CVR8 New owner part) is missing but the actual owner part (CVR7) is still there.
Do you think if that would be an issue?
We have a cadac and I use a 3 metre length of pipe with quick release fittings both on the barbecue and the van with never any issues. The length "recommendations" only refer to the trip hazard which I balance against the van/awning going up in smoke hazard.
Never heard of gas forming into balls and suspect this may have been a wind up or a bit of scaremongering
I would expect a larger car with a diesel to give up to 60 mpg, a smaller car like our C4 with a 1.6 diesel gives around 70 mpg on long runs. You only getting 45 mpg plus having to use a power station burning gas to top up your battery to get your 45 mpg is the evidence that for longer runs a hybrid is worse for global warming than a diesel. Ignoring the CO2 when charging the battery when plugging in hides the actual overall effect on the environment. I guess your free tops ups must have been paid for by somebody else.
A AWD on the chart shows it's average current as twice the amount and fused twice as high for a single .
They use more energy to produce a better turning circle which has got to come from the battery ?