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Nope.

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Re: Anyone want to swap? my Autotrail Cheyenne 635 for your

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Anyone want to swop my Autotrail Cheyenne 635 ( on a Y plate)for your Hobby750??

P.M me asap thanks
For years I dreamt of a Hobby 750
Then when we found one at the right price we spent a few hours trying every thing out only to be gutted
We realised that the lounge area seats are actually quite narrow, and it was not comfortable to sit with your feet up
Then again I am a bit of a bloater :wink:

All I can say is have a good try before you swap

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I never thought I could tolerate any Euro Shed after owning 12 American RVs for 25 years.
But this Hobby 750 comes to an acceptable compromise apart from the dreaded shower curtain.

The build is very good. The space is adequate. The soppy 2.8 jtd actually pulls quite well. The ride and storage is adequate as is the fridge. Freezer very small. Adequate payload although I am careful to shed weight when not needed.

I guess the seats are OK for modest folk like us. I will see how it holds up after a week at Le Mans without the umbilical cord.

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Thanks guys worth a try... I've actually owned a 750 before and a new 600 so I know what I'm getting into, the seats suit me as I'm only a short person!!

I have found two so far with dealers that I trust, so its a case of which one can offer me the best deal on a px.....

By the way nothing at all wrong with a Autotrail Cheyenne, except my o/h is a nocturnal epileptic and I hate the over cab bed as I am claustrophobic, so I don't feel very happy at night times, in case he has a seizure and I cannot turn him over in the over cab bed......diden't think of that when we bought it......!
At least in a Hobby the bed is low enough for me to be able to manhandle him into a safe position if need be, and not as tricky for the paramedics if they have to attend......such is life!
(Nothing worse than your bum overhanging the overcab bed and a paramedic trying to climb up and assist!! lol)
 

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[quote="raynipper" I will see how it holds up after a week at Le Mans without the umbilical cord.

Ray.[/quote]

That is, without a doubt a good test of man and van :D

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androidGB said:
[quote="raynipper" I will see how it holds up after a week at Le Mans without the umbilical cord.

Ray.
That is, without a doubt a good test of man and van :D

Andrew[/quote]

Slightly OT but earlier in the week I rented the Steve McQueen film Le Mans and as it happens I was there the year they filmed it.

Three of us went in a Ford 100E Popular fitted with a Cortina GT angine and Corsair GT gearbox plus Cortina GT front struts. Many a driver was open mouthed at the performance of that lowly Pop. Q car.

Anyway we viewed the race from Maison Blanche and some of the nearby tented bars, especially when it started persisting down with rain in the evening. Following a good few cognac nightcaps the three of us (all over 6ft) bedded down in the Pop with Ferrari 512's and Porsche 917's howling past through the night about 50 yards from our parking place.

Going to Le Mans in a motorhome must be a peace of p***s after that.

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SDA your description of the modded 100E, brought back loads of memories, and I planned to do the same with the very same components, but never had the money in those days,

I also did the sleeping in the car bit at LM, and recall sitting in one of the restaurants on the Mulsane Straight, about mid morning on the Sunday, and thinking the conversation had dried up a bit only to look up a see my 3 compatriots all peacefully asleep as the cars blasted by at well over 200mph.

You're right LM in a motorhome is a bit easier, but we're a lot older now and need our creature comforts. :D

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androidGB said:
SDA your description of the modded 100E, brought back loads of memories, and I planned to do the same with the very same components, but never had the money in those days,

I also did the sleeping in the car bit at LM, and recall sitting in one of the restaurants on the Mulsane Straight, about mid morning on the Sunday, and thinking the conversation had dried up a bit only to look up a see my 3 compatriots all peacefully asleep as the cars blasted by at well over 200mph.

You're right LM in a motorhome is a bit easier, but we're a lot older now and need our creature comforts. :D

Andrew
We even fitted the 100E with a wooden dashboard made from a lump of ply with walnut veneer. The bodywork was sprayed that mid-blue that was fashionable on Rover 2000/3500s at the time.

If I remember correctly we wandered back from White House round to the end of Mulsanne and dived in a bar on the braking point just before the bend at the end.

My final memory is of eating frites for Sunday morning breakfast. 8O

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A bit off topic I'm afraid but I've recently sold my 2000 Hobby 750 FMSE and have the following items available for sale based on offers.
A brand new unused control panel (cost £560!) with another used panel but good for spares.
6 Vredestein snow tyres - done 2000 miles.
Set of 2 unused snowchains for 215x75x16 wheels.

Best regards

Robflyer
 
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