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Christian replied to Christian's discussion New tow car
"Raymond.  Interesting decision of yours.  I wonder what van you are towing with it. We have a Coachman Vision 450 on order which is not too heavy.   The Mazda looks a nice car but it does not fit our criteria.   Yes, Subarus are…"
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"Christian, We have been having the same problem. We were looking at changing the car and decided that a petrol might be a better long term bet. I bought a copy of What Car to see what was available and discovered that decent powered petrol engines…"
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Abbey were bought out by Swift Leisure in 1992 who continued to design and manufacture new models until 2009. They remain popular caravans with a loyal following, particularly the Vogue and Spectrum ranges.
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British manufacturer which prides itself on making full sized caravans that can be towed by small family cars. The company slogan is "lightweight luxury".
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New tow car

We are looking for a new tow car and what a mine field it is.  We are fairly fussy as we find so many cars extremely uncomfortable, e.g. Kia, Mitsubishi to name but two.  We want a kerb weight of 1600+, and it must be 4X4 with auto transmission and raised clearance on account of where we live and how we use the vehicle.So far the best option is the Subaru Forester which is only just not too big for us.  We are nervous about buying a diesel with all the negative feeling about diesel these days.…See More
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"Hi Alison, Not sure what you want to know about the electrics. The caravan will have a plug for the electrics and you need a cable to run from this to the site hook up. This will then supply the caravan with mains power. Always connect the cable to…"
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"hi there we have just purchased our first caravan which is a bailey ranger 510/4 1999 can anyone advise on the electrics"
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Unique new AHA LieFlat pegging!

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New tow car

We are looking for a new tow car and what a mine field it is.  We are fairly fussy as we find so many cars extreme...

AHA LieFlat pegging - Discussion closed

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New Caravanner

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Overnight sites near to Harwich for the ferry to Holland - and return.

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Elddis/ Glossop horrendous

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Damp in new caravan

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Anti-theft measure?

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CaravanTimes Caravan & Motorhome Awards 2014: Full Results

Hi All, We thought it would be a good idea to have one central place to list the results of the CaravanTimes Caravan & Motorhome Awards 2014. Please find below a detailed breakdown of the results below. It would be interesting to ...

Narrowboats: The caravans of the water?

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How to put smileys / emoticons in your CaravanTimes posts

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Ask our expert all your questions on caravan care and maintenance here

Caravan Times has created a new forum section called “Ask The Experts” - where our panel of knowledgeable caravanners provide tips and helpful advice to solve those everyday problems.   If you have a question on caravan care, maintena...