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Post by Bertie Bedford on Fri May 29, 2015 5:14 pm

Hello!

We are Matt & Lisa, the proud owners of a 1975 Bedford CF Autosleeper named Bertie!

After an epic journey from Northern Ireland, he now lives with us in London.

I wanted to join the forum as the interior is all the original autosleeper and thought it would be nice to share with fellow enthusiasts and have as a point of reference for anyone restoring a similar van!
We are planning to restore little bits and pieces, but keeping it as original as we can. I will post a few more detailed photos later on if anyone is interested in having a nose around! content

Lisa

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Post by Gadabout on Fri May 29, 2015 6:15 pm

Hope you have a lot of fun with your Bertie! hugegrins
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Post by Ramblers on Fri May 29, 2015 6:16 pm

Hi Matt & Lisa and welcome to the forum from Leicestershire wave

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Post by Peter Brown on Fri May 29, 2015 6:18 pm



See what a very dear but now departed friend did to his in the day.

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Post by Paulmold on Fri May 29, 2015 6:20 pm

Welcome from N.E Wales   handshake      There are a couple of members restoring Bedfords, I think both are coachbuilts but I could be wrong. Anyway Bertie looks great from the outside, look forward to seeing the inside.

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Post by Bertie Bedford on Fri May 29, 2015 6:24 pm

Oh wow - that is some extension!   hugegrins

Hello All!  wave
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Post by roli on Fri May 29, 2015 7:02 pm

Welcome to the forum.  There are still a few of these vans around. Bertie looks in good nick from the photo, but I am sure you will enjoy working on the van.
If you are not aware there are suppliers who can fix you up with CF parts, think one is call the VX/490 club

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Post by Jaytee on Fri May 29, 2015 7:41 pm

Hi Matt and Lisa and a big welcome to the forum allthumbz

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Post by Nain on Fri May 29, 2015 8:55 pm

I remember reading about the converted Bedford in MMM years ago (we had a CI Bedford at the time)-  my husband and I were thrilled to see it driving through Bangor, Gwynedd a few years after it had been featured in MMM. Welcome to the forum hellowave
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Post by modelman on Sat May 30, 2015 9:27 am

Hello & welcome from S/Yorks. drinksallround

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Post by Shuggiegreen on Sat May 30, 2015 10:07 am

Welcome from Bonnie Scotland.
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Post by newterry on Sat May 30, 2015 3:01 pm

Welcome to the friendly forum, you maybe interested in this link http://www.bedford-cf.co.uk/brochure.htm for some original info.

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Post by daisy mae on Sat May 30, 2015 5:13 pm

Hello and asof_welcome2 from Leicestershire, looks a good van, exciting times ahead and many adventures, enjoy.

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Post by burlingtonboaby on Sat May 30, 2015 8:05 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum.
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Post by Roo on Fri Jun 19, 2015 2:17 pm

Hello and welcome from a fellow Bedford CF AS owner (and restorer)
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