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anyone got/had/borrowed one?

does a TL fit inside?

i know they're not the largest of vans but by the sounds of it this makes them one of the most versatile. if i could get my bike in the bike without fuss (preferrably on the paddock stand) i would seriously consider ditching my car for a vito:devious
 

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my mate had one for a couple of years, used to take his 749 in it and took a triumph 955 to the nurburgring in it, I can't remember if it went in straight or at an angle but they fitted, he now has a T28 gtv transporter and they took his 749 and a benelli tornado to the ring a couple of weeks ago,
will ask him if you like on thurs when we go to the pub
 

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:) Are you sure Phil :O a van might slow you down 5 or 10 mph :confused :)
 

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The vee-dubs are excellent ............ and in a different (and more versatile vein) - a Renault Espace will take a sports bike and a Galaxy/Sharan/Alhambra might possibly squeeze one in (haven't tried it with the wife's Galaxy yet :devious ) .....

remember vans can cost more to insure than a car .......
 

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tls-moose said:
The vee-dubs are excellent ............ and in a different (and more versatile vein) - a Renault Espace will take a sports bike and a Galaxy/Sharan/Alhambra might possibly squeeze one in (haven't tried it with the wife's Galaxy yet :devious ) .....

remember vans can cost more to insure than a car .......
not looking for that much versatility:laugh

vw transporter could be a go-er though.....good for bikes or not?
 

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tornado said:
:puke:laugh

might consider if it was a 110cdi...



been talking to a mate who's got a vw transporter. bikes go in the back no probs apparently:devious
thats what i said in my earlier post about the VW T28 gtv, 2 bikes no probs
this one has 205 HP and is fast as fook


, his old vito was good as well, he superchipped it and it had about 150 HP
 

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well, to follow up this thread i've just had a quote on a 108 cdi vito for £965 fully comp:dowhat
that's with carol nash so i'm sure there must be some more specialised companies out there for a better deal
 

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i drive a 115 vito for work..

i have had my tlr in the back... enough room as well.. hit 120mph in france on the way to monaco

its a nice van.

we have a 109 for the apprentice... hahaha. gutless van is the ol 109...
 

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years ago you used to be able to buy vans as your first car (i had an escort van) as there was a loophole in the insurance and it was a hell of a lot cheaper to insure a van than its car equivalent

no so anymore.. in fact its usually more expensive to insure a van...

what about a pickup like Gary and Adria had.. not sure if you have the same insurance issues..

either way you look at it.. your young (git! :laugh) and insurance is gonna sting whatever...
 

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further poking about has found £410 fire&theft from zenith which is not much more than my car
 

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Mate I used a Vito at the weekend, had the missus SV650 and my mates R6 in it, it was the 115 ( I think ), was pretty damn good. my mate has a VW T28, and he prefers it to the VITO plus his insurance is a lot cheaper, fully comp he is £500, with a £200 excess ( H&R Insurance ), and he is only 26 with an sp30 on his sheet. have you thought about a pickup? all depends on your budget, ???
There is also a guy in Glasgow who imports 4x4 and he has van versions of the Shogun ( Pajero ) and he has a Nissan Patrol ???
 

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well i'm 24 and have 6 points.....
just had a quote of £400 from highway choice:D
i don't really want to stretch to more than £2000 for the van but i still want to pick up a decent one as it'd be replacing my car. i've seen a 110 advertised not so far away but it's £2850
 

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Mate I used a Vito at the weekend, had the missus SV650 and my mates R6 in it, it was the 115 ( I think ), was pretty damn good.
were the bikes on paddock stands? how much room was there in front and behind the bikes?
 
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