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Post by Hellfire on Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:08 pm

This is my first post since buying a 2003 Nuevo, our first motorhome.

We bought the van a couple of weeks ago from Lakeland Motorhomes. We'd popped in on the off-chance just to look round and they had taken it in part exchange just an hour earlier. We were able to haggle for a really good price. 

It was in immaculate condition, just one owner from new. The only thing was that the left hand door on the locker under the sink in the bathroom was missing. Apparently they had broken it and could not get a replacement.

I e mailed Auto-Sleepers but they said they no longer supplied that part. So, does anyone have any suggestions as to where I might look. I suppose vans do eventually get broken up. Is that a possible source and does anyone know a breakers that might have scrapped a Nuevo

Thank you

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Post by Paulmold on Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:44 pm

I think a lot of the plastic parts on AS's were made by Cheltenham Plastics (who I believe were taken over by AS) or by Plus-Tech Thermoforming Ltd who are based near Hull. (info@plas-tech.co.uk - 01964 544 544). May be worth giving them a call. If all else fails this company will make one to pattern but in the absence of one to copy (unless they can use the other door to do something) I'm not sure but worth a try...
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and you could also try O'Learys and Magnum Motorhomes who both buy surplus and discontinued items from manufacturers..

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Post by Cymro on Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:45 pm

Gosh, that's a very helpful contribution, Paul.
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Post by Hellfire on Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:03 pm

Thanks Paul. I'll chase up your suggestions

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Post by JDS on Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:34 pm

I have a brand new plastec pair for sale. £30 + pp.

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Post by roli on Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:01 am

How on earth did you end up with those Dave ?

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Post by Paulmold on Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:05 am

If Hellfire doesn't want them, I'll have them 'just in case'.
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Post by Hellfire on Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:50 am

I've sent you a pm Dave

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Post by Langfordj1 on Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:58 pm

I also need a pair of bathroom sink locker doors for a 2003 Nuevo Es, anyone has some or good idea where I can purchase them?
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Post by Paulmold on Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:31 pm

I have a pair but I'm holding on to them as I've read so many posts regarding them breaking. We may change the van in the spring so they may be available then if we haven't had to use them.

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Post by Langfordj1 on Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:37 pm

Ok, fair enough, let me know if you want to sell them at any point...
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Post by Guest on Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:51 pm

How damaged are they, is it the pivot hinges, I had this problem and made a fix for it. Let me know?
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Post by Langfordj1 on Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:58 pm

Yep, pivot hinges!!
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Post by Guest on Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:01 pm

OK, if you are a ASOC member, a technical sheet is available. If not, this is what I did, use body filler to fill the corners, tap the filler with a m6 tap, use stainless steel bolt instead of the plastic pivots and screw into body filler with plastic spacers, DM me for a photo
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