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Post by matts vw on Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:23 pm

Hi, I have recently purchased a VW Sandhurst, I presume there's not to many Sandhurst owners out there as they seem to be few and far between, I was wondering what other Sandhurst owners have done to there vans, as in extras or modifications, I have ordered a reversing camera and I am fitting cruise control, I would like to hear about any type of additions that you have fitted and wether you found it worthwhile, also mine has no awning so would be nice to know what length awning would normally be fitted on these vans ,
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Post by KENNJEN on Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:09 pm

Hi Matt only just seen your post ,we have had aSandhurst nearly 8 years ,I fitted cruise control not long after  we acquired it a very worthwhile addition.We have not got an awning as we use to carry a scooter and where trying to keep the weight down ,we do carry a tarp for shade in warmer climes and have found it very useful as we can leave it up when it gets windy with no worries.As far as any other mods we have changed the waste bin and a few odds and ends and are about to have the decals replaced as they are starting to craze .Other than that the van has been excellent.Any time I can help just let me know as you say not many Sandhurst owners about .ken
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Post by steve@rydale on Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:55 am

matts vw wrote:Hi, I have recently purchased a VW Sandhurst, I presume there's not to many Sandhurst owners out there as they seem to be few and far between, I was wondering what other Sandhurst owners have done to there vans, as in extras or modifications, I have ordered a reversing camera and I am fitting cruise control, I would like to hear about any type of additions that you have fitted and wether you found it worthwhile, also mine has no awning so would be nice to know what length awning would normally be fitted on these vans ,
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hi matt. we pick our sandhurst up on Friday this week. as for extras. it already has a rear view camera and a fiamma wind out canopy. I thought they would all of had one? as for the size I will measure it up and let you know. based on other vans I have had, I found a solar panel to be a good buy, and also just purchased a snipe 2 satellite system which is fitted to my present van, that's my next job to take it all off and re fit it to the sandhurst. all good fun eh.! hope you enjoy yours. cheers  steve allthumbz
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Post by matts vw on Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:42 am

Hi, thanks for the replies , tarp may be the way to go to keep weight down for longer trips away, good to know the cruise control worth while, I have thought about solar panels as battery carrier only holds one battery, but not sure about that yet, maybe after I've had the van weighed with everything in for my main holiday in may, for now i am replacing the interior lights with led to keep power usage down ,don't watch much tv while away so wouldn't really benefit from havin sat, I just record the few programs I watch for when I get back, hope your as happy as i am with mine Steve, thanks matt
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Post by steve@rydale on Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:10 pm

matts vw wrote:Hi, I have recently purchased a VW Sandhurst, I presume there's not to many Sandhurst owners out there as they seem to be few and far between, I was wondering what other Sandhurst owners have done to there vans, as in extras or modifications, I have ordered a reversing camera and I am fitting cruise control, I would like to hear about any type of additions that you have fitted and wether you found it worthwhile, also mine has no awning so would be nice to know what length awning would normally be fitted on these vans ,
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hi matt, well we picked our sandhurst up on Friday and we love it,.the fiamma awning canopy that is fitted is 3.5 mts long just in case you were going to have one fitted. hope this helps. cheers  steve
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Post by matts vw on Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:15 pm

Hi, thanks for that, will get one fitted next year now I know how long it should be

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Post by Bev & Graham on Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:14 pm

Hi all,

We have had our Sandhurst since January and we love it. We have the Fiamma awning, our cruise control was already on, I believe it was an optional extra. We have a reversing camera which was also on when we purchased it. Our decals are crazing too, which I would like replacing so I am interested in where those are being done from the previous posts. You are correct, there are not many Sandhursts around so I am really pleased that we came upon this one. Hope you are enjoying your motor homes as are we. Is anyone going to the motor home show at the NEC? We are going on the Saturday.
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Post by matts vw on Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:48 pm

Hi, haven't got time to go to show, cruise control fitted now, should make quite a difference on longer trips abroad and only cost £105 with fitting it myself, matt
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