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Burford over hang ground clearance

Post by naki585 on Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:57 am

Hi.

Can anyone please tell me in inches/mm what the ground clearance is at the very rear of a Burford.

I would like to know the distance from the underside of the body to the ground when the vehicle is level.

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Re: Burford over hang ground clearance

Post by Gromit on Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:29 am

An interesting question Keith. I'm intrigued. scratch head

Tell us why you want to know, and that might help in giving a more practically useful answer.

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Re: Burford over hang ground clearance

Post by naki585 on Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:42 am

Hi.

The reason why I would like to know is the approach to our driveway has a slight rise from the road. My concern is that the A/S will bottom out on the road. 

We bought our Burford out of town and weren't able to drive it down our driveway. All the other measurements will be ok. Just the approach angle I am not sure of. But hey if it's a problem I can always fit adjustable air bag suspension.

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Re: Burford over hang ground clearance

Post by Gromit on Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:02 am

Thanks Keith

Can't answer your question, but there's always a way round it. A pair of wooden ramps to span the dip would be one way, or get the mini digger out!! snigger

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Re: Burford over hang ground clearance

Post by Molly Motorhome Today at 9:21 am

Keith,

If you can wait until 27th June I can measure mine.
We have VB-Air on ours so it will be with the van level.  I can also set the suspension to high and see what extra you get.

The ground clearance on a non-air van will depend on how much you are carrying and ours, pre Air, didn't run level expecially if we were fully loaded with water and free camping.

I have to say adding the VB-Air was the best thing we could have done for the ride quality, it transforms the van especially given the state of the UK roads.  Not sure about New Zealand roads smile!.

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