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Re: A collection of interesting/awful campers & motorhomes

Post by Pug_XUD_KeenAmateur » 15 Aug 2015, 22:26

Thanks Neil, I've not not learnt to do that yet. I'm almost certain its a Trabant and presumably its a period accessory. Careful how you get up in the morning eh!!

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Post by Stickyfinger » 15 Aug 2015, 22:48

yep: Trabant's and Wartberg's

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Post by van ordinaire » 17 Aug 2015, 16:34

Definitely a Trabbie (but I'm amazed they're weight bearing!), as is the one next to it BUT between that one & the Skoda is Tatra!

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 17 Aug 2015, 21:29

Davie, that would definitely be a head-turner for me. Yes it could be construed as being a monstrosity, but not for me....odd, nice colour, and with a couple of hundred thousand miles behind the wheel of a couple of Sierras myself there's a bit of affection/nostagia for the old jellymould still there.

If thats an original spot, worth a standard 15 points from I-Spy Classic Cars, but bonus points aplenty would be waiting for spotting that particular combination "at a show" or "on the road" :)

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 18 Aug 2015, 19:19

Not exactly a motorhome or a camper but a nice little combination nevertheless :)

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Post by CitroJim » 19 Aug 2015, 04:10

That is lovely Neil :-D

So sad we've lost so much style these days... A Chelsea Tractor towing a high-spec modern caravan just doesn't cut it compared to that...

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Post by addo » 19 Aug 2015, 09:31

The leadlights gave me a chuckle.

Can anyone else here picture an Activa towing a caravan with ARCS? :twisted:

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 19 Aug 2015, 20:39

Another nice pair

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Post by CitroJim » 20 Aug 2015, 04:07

addo wrote: Can anyone else here picture an Activa towing a caravan with ARCS? :twisted:
Yes, there was a person who used to arrive at rallies in an Activa tugging a caravan...

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Post by addo » 20 Aug 2015, 05:37

I meant the caravan should have Activa suspension too!

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Post by CitroJim » 20 Aug 2015, 08:43

addo wrote:I meant the caravan should have Activa suspension too!
Ahh yes, they need it as they are generally quite roly-poly on their springs...

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Post by Stickyfinger » 20 Aug 2015, 09:07

ACTIVA 2cV ?

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Post by CitroJim » 20 Aug 2015, 09:15

Stickyfinger wrote:ACTIVA 2cV ?
Now that's a thought to conjure with!!!

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Post by VertVega » 20 Aug 2015, 10:57

NewcastleFalcon wrote:...whats the car with the tent on the top? ...
and here are some more Trabants with the tents on the top :lol:
(pic. is from http://www.trabant-dachzelt.de/index.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)

By the way some years ago I had the chance to drive a Trabant (without the tent on top) in Hungary. It was a very very interesting experience 8-) Steering, brakes and several other functions work with real muscle power.

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