We bought a Jayco 18.57-5

NoWorries

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Well we went out and grabbed a 2012 model 18.57-5 OB, was looking for bunks but kids said they would be fine in the double.
We got it from Caravanland and I must mention that the salesman Ken was one of the best I have dealt with ever, very helpful and not pushy and he remembered things that I would have forgot when writing up the sale , like changing the plug over to a flat Seven pin with a separate Anderson plug.

It is very stock standard and credit to the previous owner if they used it they were very good at cleaning, looking in and under the van I could not fine one spot of dirt (it really does look brand new)

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Let the "Mods" begin
I am a bit of the gadet wanker and tend to over buy
First to get done is Solar then second battery then LED lights then (I must stop wife will kill me) :)
 
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Dobbie

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Looks like a good buy.

Have fun with the planning and enjoy the "no wait" many have had to endure.
 

Bluey

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well done first you need some good privacy screens thick black shade cloth we payed 250 each for ours but could have made them just as easy nice van what are you towing it with ??
 

Bluey

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Towing with a NW Pajero
Looking into the privacy screens
mmm I would like to like that but ive never been into pajeros will have to sit on the fence with that , but all that matters that it tows it well there are some great people from perth on here hope you catch up with them on a group meet sometime
welcome to what I call the expanda collective a group of people who love there vans places they go people they meet and ideas they have !!!!!!!!!!!!
 

bigcol

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nice
yes, Ken is a great guy, have dealt with him for ours

now, you just have to go to the "Toy Shop" at Caravanland, and get.................
privacy screens, as well as the covers........... - get the to fit them, lots have tried (and mine failed)

I thought the 2012's came with LED already.......... bright white one side, dull blue the other...........
 

macca

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18.57-5 is a great layout (we have one) and they are pretty rare. We have a bed converter for our lounge and the kids use it all the time. We wanted bunks, but we wanted a full size bathroom more. Congrats on your van.
 

SMJ x2

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I would say better!!!!!!! We don't have Aldi here yet but they are coming! That's what you get when living in WA (Wait Awhile)
I saw today Aldi is coming to Mirrabooka early 2016 and also Ellenbrook some time .
They will shake Coles and Woolies up as they are also in the centre.
 
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bigcol

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ahhhhhhhhhhhh @dagree remember when Action first started..........

all those racks for shelves, cheap as buggery, warehouse feel................

ahhhhh those were the days

now Aldi is coming......... stepping back 30 yrs are we not..........???
 
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