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Motorcaravanning for less than £2000: part seven

Created on 12th October 2011

This month, Jack gets cracking on making the Sherpa’s interior a little more comfortable and a bit more pleasing to the eye. And all for as little dosh as  …

1978 Leyland Sherpa Auto-Sleeper conversion - yours for less than £2000

Motorcaravanning for less than £2000: part six

Created on 8th September 2011

In the sixth part of our Getting Started series, Jack repairs and refits both the hob and fridge, plus he gets to grips with the leisure wiringLast month, we …

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Take care of your turbocharger

Created on 8th September 2011

Turbochargers are fitted to all modern diesel engines and can be expensive to repair. You can avoid trouble with these top tips

1977 Leyland Sherpa Auto-Sleeper conversion - yours for less than £2000

Motorcaravanning for less than £2000: part five

Created on 26th August 2011

In the fifth part of our Getting Started series, Jack carries out a habitation safety check and is shocked by some of the Sherpa’s hidden DIY horrors
Last …

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Maintaining your motorhome's fuel system

Created on 26th August 2011

If your fuel system leaks, it can be expensive and dangerous – but it’s easy to maintain.

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Motorcaravanning for less than £2000: part four

Created on 25th August 2011

In part four of our series, Peanuts’ roof receives some vital repairs, and Gentleman Jack offers advice for the less experienced DIYer

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Your essential guide to air con maintenance

Created on 11th August 2011

Your vehicle’s cab air-conditioning system is a great comforter on hot days, but it also plays a big safety role in helping to prevent driver drowsiness and …

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Smarten up your steel wheels

Created on 12th July 2011

A fresh coat of paint on steel wheels can help to transform the looks and value of an ageing ’van.

Scruffy road wheels seriously devalue a motorhome, …

1978 Leyland Sherpa Auto-Sleeper conversion - yours for less than £2000

Motorcaravanning for less than £2000: part three

Created on 12th July 2011

In the third part of our series, Practical Motorhome's Gentleman Jack has carried out a full mechanical safety check, and refitted the towbar and rear step …

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Fitting an additional 12v socket

Created on 21st June 2011

Satellite-navigation systems, phone chargers and even laptops create an increased demand for power in your motorhome’s cab, so one 12V socket just isn’t enough …

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