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Joined the club, just need the Bedford now....
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 16:26.

Hello Everyone,

My name is Elin and I've just caught the Bedford bug. I am not an owner (yet), I have spied a 1973 Bedford CF and am seriously contemplating purchasing her...I've fallen in love!

I've been checking out other posts about what to look for, my problem is that I'm not technically minded, which might turn out to be a problem...

Does anyone have any stories to share about buying their Bedfords? I'd love to hear them.

Thanks and Hello!



 
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 17:04.

Welcome,is the van you like a camper i.e pop-top,coachbuilt,etc,as this will help answer some of your questions. ;]


 
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 17:21.

Hi Alex Mac,

Thanks for your reply, it's a coachbuilt I'm looking at, just like this beauty...

http://www.bedfordcf.co.uk/br/br36_fc.jpg


 
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 17:48.

Hi Elin and welcome to the best Bedford sit on the net. dont worry about the technicall bits there are plenty off people on here to help and explain for you.
Richard & Judith


 
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 17:56.

landcruiser,a couple of the guys on here own them so hopefully they will give you the ups and downs,is it lpg as well?

what to do now is post in cf questions asking about the pro`s and cons of owning a landcruiser,i`m sure the guys will sort you out.


 
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 18:55.

Hi Richard and Judith ;]

Thanks for your reply, and the positive comment!

I've just posted in the Q section, as per your advice Alex Mac (http://www.bedfordcf.co.uk/mboard/thread.php?id=11952) asking some Landcruisers to give me their pros and cons.

I'm enjoying being a member already!

...just got to get my Bedford!


 
Posted by Anonymous on Fri 09 Mar 2012 @ 21:01.

Don't worry about not having any technical ability. I have none either, and I've been driving mine for two years with very little in the way of trouble.

I've made a few mistakes here and there, and had a few moments of frustration, but actually, the vans are pretty solid and cheap to take to a good honest mechanic if and when they do need some specialist attention.


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