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It me or is the link to the MH's for sale slow/non existent????? can't see what they have to offer......

Works now - just piggin' slow.... almost didn't bother. The rest of the internerd works Ok, just this link didn't for me. Cheers below for confirming it's OK
 

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Good vans, Euramobil, but these don't look like 2009 models to me - more like 2007/8. Prices are way below list for 2009 models.

Is it ok for dealers to say 2009 models if they're not (and I'm not saying they're not)?

David
 

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b16duv said:
Is it ok for dealers to say 2009 models if they're not (and I'm not saying they're not)?
David
Very debatable point that, what is your answer to this possibility.

Chassis/cab made in December 2007, delivered to UK January 2008, stockpiled and delivered to converter in September 2008, completed to current 2009 spec and delivered to distributor in December 2008.

Sold and first registered in February 2009...........................

It can happen.
 

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Debate's what it is about, Peter!

I think that, in your example, the age of the components is less (But not ir)relevant than the 'model year' of the finished van.

Your example is fairly clearly referring to a 2009 van "completed to current 2009 spec"

But wind all the dates back 1 year and if the van is still at the dealers in January 2009 (been there for a year), does that make it a 2009 van or a 2008 van?

I was offered some Euramobil profilas for my hire fleet at Peterboro show and they were being sold as 2008 models and were dearer than the prices of the profilas at Oaktree - hence the question about the true age of the vans and how they are described.

I don't have an axe to grind, just interested in the 'niceties' of how things are advertised.

Bit like Fiat offering panda for £4995 on the scrappage deal, when that price only applies to yellow cars, and sorry, that would have to be a factory order? Not what the ad says on the telly.

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I think you will find that some of the "Integra's" may have been built in 2005/2006,still a great buy at the price they had them at the show,if they had have the correct layout on a "tag" I would have brought one.Even built in "05" FAR better quality that most "British" vans built in "09".
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Eura

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It is clear that the "2.8" Fiat models are older - they are pre registered. I just wondered how so many RHD vans from Euramobil could end up at Oaktree. I think there are only a couple of Eura dealers in the UK.

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Re: Eura

Rapide561 said:
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It is clear that the "2.8" Fiat models are older - they are pre registered. I just wondered how so many RHD vans from Euramobil could end up at Oaktree. I think there are only a couple of Eura dealers in the UK.

Russell
Could it be something to do with Brownhills?

They took over Westcroft at Cannock, who were the Euramobil agent in the UK. Brownhills then dropped Euramobil (or were dropped by Euramobil?) - who knows?

Bit like the situation with Niesmann & Bischoff - Brownhills ordered a number of Artos to UK spec, they are now available from at least 3 dealers in the uk at reduced prices.

So, are these vans ones originally ordered by Brownhills and built in good faith?

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Eura Mobils at Oak Tree

David, I think you may be correct with the Brownhills link.
I bought an Integra from them at Cannock that had been in stock for a while, they were perfectly honest regarding the age of the van however. There were still others there for sale at the time many, like mine, were finished to a Brownhills UK spec.
Eura Mobils have there conversion year on the nameplate just inside the habitation door. This is, however, the Eura Mobil date, I found out later from Merc just when the chassis had been made. The chassis guarantee is based upon this date!! I did have a problem in this area and I must say that the Merc agents were very good and carried out the work FOC even though the Merc guarantee had actually expired.

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Looking at the stock list there are also some 2009 Swifts on there and as far as I am aware Oaktree are not apppointed dealers.

Nothing sinister, I think they just bought a load of vans from someone who was short of money in a cash deal.

Just my thoughts

Peter
 

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We were at Oaktree on Tuesday when an order of 8 motorhomes arrived/were on the way. They drive them down from the factory. So those were definitely new stock. They had loads more, good value and good part exchange deal, but we didn't buy because the ones we liked didn't have hekis, although the engine tended to be slightly higher spec and many of the vans had extras added.

We bought from Webbs at Reading in the end, who said the firm had bought the vans in bulk and therefore also at favourable rates. A 2008 model with heki, but everyone was very obliging and it is closer to home.

Happy travelling
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Our 05 Trigano Tribute was valued at less than £15000 in the trade book. We were offered £18000 by various dealers in part exchange for a new motorhome (mostly 08 models) Oaktree upped this to £20000 after making some phonecalls and said they had already had an offer on it, hence the generous offer.

We bought from Webbs in the end as the van there had a heki. 4 years devaluation on our Tribute was £7000 as we bought it for £25000 - not counting all the extras we have spent on it over the years. A costly business!

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A bit hesitant about having a hole cut in the roof and also we very much liked Webbs approach to sales, whereas the salesman at Oaktree wasn't really much help. Only a personal opinion, but other postings on the forum seem to confirm this. He seemed more interested in selling than finding us the van we wanted. Webbs included an awning and electric points in the end and we are feeling very happy and safe with them. We were told they always do their best to get it right, but don't always manage it. When something does go wrong they do their utmost to reduce the amount of aggravation it causes. You can't get more honest than that!

Louise
 
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