I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 27 Nov 2018, 00:05

Ever wondered what H Van seats would look like in Red Connolly Hide?

Keep your eye on the auctions coming up this week and you may come across this...

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 27 Nov 2018, 07:35

An H Van deserves such lovely seats!

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Post by van ordinaire » 27 Nov 2018, 08:30

& totally in keeping with a vehicle falling into the price bracket they now are. This, owever, is obviously NOT a catering van so would be interesting to know how that level of finish/expenditure had been applied in other areas.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 09 Dec 2018, 23:08

Adventures in Aude food truck spotted today in a very busy Ponteland
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Post by CitroJim » 10 Dec 2018, 17:45

The Food Hygiene sticker makes a nice change from a retro tax disc!

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Post by van ordinaire » 11 Dec 2018, 21:49

:-D

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Post by van ordinaire » 11 Dec 2018, 23:00

Absolutement - although, as I believe I mentioned before, I did toy with getting one of those Pugs - it's the sheer eccentricity of the external rad. shell on a FWC that does it for me.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Gibbo2286 » 12 Dec 2018, 10:58

In traffic yesterday on the way home from Gloucester there was the sound of a blown exhaust on 'something' coming past, it was a 2CV van. Not sure if my dash cam caught it, I'll check later.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Mar 2019, 21:57

Mary Berry at Bestival in Dorset (Lulworth Estate) , BBC2 autoplaying on after Only Connect/University Challenge.
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Post by Hell Razor5543 » 24 Mar 2019, 20:32

I was in Cambridge this morning, and I found this lot near the Station;
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 24 Mar 2019, 21:00

The Estafette is the pick of the bunch for me James. Lovely. Mind you at those prices, like the Stereophonics l would be just looking not buying.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by van ordinaire » 25 Mar 2019, 22:57

Estafettes were actually quite attractive, combined with having that charm peculiar to French commercials of their era - but they're woefully underpowered, even by H-van standards.

afaik, there's only one specialist/importer (specialist importer?) over here but the H-van dealers are picking them up (rather than drag an empty trailer home) as they're more plentiful (the Germans haven't latched on to them - yet!) & cheap; well, they were!

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Jun 2019, 20:37

Its appeared in these pages before, but did visit St Boswells Main Street Trading Company where I don't think its moved since the last time. More of a Quirky Advertising thing than a functional van. The original seating for an H Van is probably the most primitive ever invented.
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Post by RichardW » 22 Jun 2019, 21:22

Reminded I had taken this at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard a couple of weeks ago...
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Not open when we were there, not on the road, as no reg plates on it. Appears to have been stretched?

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by bobins » 23 Jun 2019, 16:31

Not your usual H van conversion :) Spotted at Amberley Museum today........
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