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Posted: 11.11.2022  ·  #1
hey all,
looking to buy our next camper, something around 35/40k
whats your opinions on 2007 chausson allegro 93, 3l diesel. anyone any experience of this model.

also looking at 2009 bessacar 2.3 litre fiat ducato 2 berth lowprofile.
any help appreciated.


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hey all,
looking to buy our next camper, something around 35/40k
whats your opinions on 2007 chausson allegro 93, 3l diesel. anyone any experience of this model.

also looking at 2009 bessacar 2.3 litre fiat ducato 2 berth lowprofile.
any help appreciated.


bessacar is e410 model,


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hey all,
looking to buy our next camper, something around 35/40k
whats your opinions on 2007 chausson allegro 93, 3l diesel. anyone any experience of this model.

also looking at 2009 bessacar 2.3 litre fiat ducato 2 berth lowprofile.
any help appreciated.


https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t…3GKvKHU3wq


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hey all,
looking to buy our next camper, something around 35/40k
whats your opinions on 2007 chausson allegro 93, 3l diesel. anyone any experience of this model.

also looking at 2009 bessacar 2.3 litre fiat ducato 2 berth lowprofile.
any help appreciated.


https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t…3GKvKHU3wq

thats put me right off buying a chausson


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Posted: 11.11.2022  ·  #6
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Chaussons are good, Bessacar is a posh Swift, nothing wrong with either.


cheers Ally


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hey all,
looking to buy our next camper, something around 35/40k
whats your opinions on 2007 chausson allegro 93, 3l diesel. anyone any experience of this model.

also looking at 2009 bessacar 2.3 litre fiat ducato 2 berth lowprofile.
any help appreciated.


https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t…3GKvKHU3wq

thats put me right off buying a chausson


I'm sure there are 5 star reviews as well to be fair. Near me there are quite a few Dethleffs, including a '95 one still going well. They have a reputation for being solid build, a bit boring, but solid.

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I had an Allegro ,got alot of water ingress on the sides where the floor meets the walls, the water lodges behind the side skirts and can't go anywhere,a silent killer, lost a fortune over it , the fiat 2.8 engine was great ,we have a Dethleffs over 6 yrs now, the longest we've ever kept a van by far and love it

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Posted: 11.11.2022  ·  #11
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With them All, damp test, once, twice then once more.

Check history and habitation checks.


I've learned that lesson the hard way, it's so true

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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #12
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With them All, damp test, once, twice then once more.

Check history and habitation checks.


ill be getting it checked over fully. hab, and mechanical

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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #13
sent 6 messages to sellers on done deal. 1 reply from a dealer up the north telling me with vrt and vat it wouldnt be financially feasable, fair enough.
2nd from a latvian lad selling his. Nothing back from thr rest, all in ireland. one fella in coek i sengt 2 messages, a text message and phoned. Nothing.
might end up going to a dealer


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Posted: 12.11.2022  ·  #14
Dealers haven't much stock either, try Germany/France dealers

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Posted: 13.11.2022  ·  #15
@ROBANDSUE.
Its worth while looking in Europe.
The German site. Mobile.de /English.
Have 275 partly Integrated (B+) in the price range up tp €35k.
In France, Jacqueline, alone, have 15 within a couple of hours from Cherbourg.
add 20% to give you an idea, of your landed cost here.

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sent 6 messages to sellers on done deal. 1 reply from a dealer up the north telling me with vrt and vat it wouldnt be financially feasable, fair enough.
2nd from a latvian lad selling his. Nothing back from thr rest, all in ireland. one fella in coek i sengt 2 messages, a text message and phoned. Nothing.
might end up going to a dealer


Happens all the time, people no longer remove ads when they sell the items, drives me bonkers! sometimes they reply "sold" - well take the feckin ad down then!!!

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But you have to consider some people are skilled at open heart surgery whilst others are skilled at operating electronic devices. Just saying...... 😂

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Posted: 14.11.2022  ·  #18
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@ROBANDSUE.
Its worth while looking in Europe.
The German site. Mobile.de /English.
Have 275 partly Integrated (B+) in the price range up tp €35k.
In France, Jacqueline, alone, have 15 within a couple of hours from Cherbourg.
add 20% to give you an idea, of your landed cost here.


thanks Martin, im going to look at them today. cheers for the links


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Posted: 14.11.2022  ·  #19
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I put this link together for a friend of ours recently. It might help or drive you mad. 🤔😁
France. Occasion ( is second hand ).
Vendu ( is sold )
Fourgon = ( campervan ) Width 2.05mtr
Capicune = ( B class, over cab bed ). width 2.34mtr
Profile= ( B class low profile. ) width 2.3 mtr
Integril = ( a class with rear bed and front drop down bed ) 2.34mtr

https://www.annonces-caravanin…g-car.html
( like DoneDeal includes private and dealer sales, can be a pain because they don't always take down the ones that are sold ( Vendu which is a pain in the butt )
This is where I got our one from the Lannion Concession
Btretagne camping cars. they have 5 different local locations.

CAMPING CAR HORIZON CAEN

Jacqueline camping car sales they also have 5 locations.there is one just outside Cherbourg.

http://vendezvotrecampingcar.com
The contace we have here is Justine DONDEL. gestionvvcc@gmail.com
She was very helpful and speaks good English. our pal John got his M/H from her.
The German site.
https://www.mobile.de/
Van = campervan.
Alcove = B class over cab bed .
Partly Integrated = B class low profile
Integrated = A class

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Posted: 14.11.2022  ·  #20
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@ROBANDSUE
I put this link together for a friend of ours recently. It might help or drive you mad. 🤔😁
France. Occasion ( is second hand ).
Vendu ( is sold )
Fourgon = ( campervan ) Width 2.05mtr
Capicune = ( B class, over cab bed ). width 2.34mtr
Profile= ( B class low profile. ) width 2.3 mtr
Integril = ( a class with rear bed and front drop down bed ) 2.34mtr

https://www.annonces-caravanin…g-car.html
( like DoneDeal includes private and dealer sales, can be a pain because they don't always take down the ones that are sold ( Vendu which is a pain in the butt )
This is where I got our one from the Lannion Concession
Btretagne camping cars. they have 5 different local locations.

CAMPING CAR HORIZON CAEN

Jacqueline camping car sales they also have 5 locations.there is one just outside Cherbourg.

http://vendezvotrecampingcar.com
The contace we have here is Justine DONDEL. gestionvvcc@gmail.com
She was very helpful and speaks good English. our pal John got his M/H from her.
The German site.
https://www.mobile.de/
Van = campervan.
Alcove = B class over cab bed .
Partly Integrated = B class low profile
Integrated = A class


thats brilliant stuff Martin,thanks

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If I remember right the mobile.de site can be displayed in English, it was when I was looking last year

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If I remember right the mobile.de site can be displayed in English, it was when I was looking last year


Yes you're right, and you can select the translation on some of the others also.


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Posted: 15.11.2022  ·  #23
A few things to consider🤔
To collect the M/H one way car hire from the ferry, for 4 hours + excess km, cost me about 280€. ( some of that would have covered someone to come with me to return the car, the bonus would have been double the wine allowance 😊)
Another one I looked at from a private sale, I could have flown return, got a train, stayed overnight, had an afternoon and morning to check it out
All for €188.
Look at the cost of a mini break to check out a M/H, in the scheme of what you intend to spend, could be well worth it.


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Posted: 15.11.2022  ·  #24
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If I remember right the mobile.de site can be displayed in English, it was when I was looking last year


Google chrome will translate any website if it doesn't have the option.

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