Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Shelter at the back
#1
Here's a cheap & cheerful way to add some shelter at the back of a Berlingo car or van.  With the car you may need a prop to support the tailgate if the struts are getting a bit weak.

This is on our Dispatch but will work on a Berlingo too.

First method works by clipping folded tarp to roof bars & then bungees to the wheels & underside of van.  I used this to provide some shade recently.  Also good for rain depending wind & direction van is parked.  We'll use this method at some race (MTB) events if the weather is bad & parking is tight & we can't use our side awning.  The only guys in use are to hold the doors open against the wind.

   


The next method is with tarp fully open.  Still attached to roof bars & wheels but other end held put by a telescopic pole & guyed out.  Good alternative to a drive away awning as goes up or down very quickly.  We often just use a very small tent or kip in the back of the van so it's useful space for cooking, sorting out gear etc.

   

   
2015 Cactus Feel BlueHDi
2014 Dispatch Van LWB
Ex 2013 Berlingo XTR 1.6HDi 115 owner
Reply
#2
i want one of these bad boys http://cdn.vrtxcloud.com.kiravans.co.uk/...1454702231
Reply
#3
Aye -  looks less versatile & probably more money!   Big Grin
2015 Cactus Feel BlueHDi
2014 Dispatch Van LWB
Ex 2013 Berlingo XTR 1.6HDi 115 owner
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Welcome, Guest
You have to register before you can post on our site.


  

Password
  





Search Forums

(Advanced Search)

Latest Threads
Reverse light switch prob...
Last Post:willpisme
Today 08:09 PM
» Replies: 7
» Views: 138
increase in a ratchet-typ...
Last Post:saskak
Today 07:47 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 71
Rear hub nut torque setti...
Last Post:geoff
Today 07:31 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 75
Heyup
Last Post:polar
Today 07:18 PM
» Replies: 9
» Views: 365
New owner
Last Post:SheilaAnn
Today 04:33 PM
» Replies: 12
» Views: 569
Repair a manual winder wi...
Last Post:Col
Today 04:26 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 84
2-Button Key Upgrade
Last Post:Mojow Royle
Today 02:52 PM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 87
Poor cold startup 1.9
Last Post:Top drive
Today 02:46 PM
» Replies: 36
» Views: 878
peugeot charger
Last Post:Jed Clampit
Yesterday 11:28 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 179
hello
Last Post:Jed Clampit
Yesterday 11:16 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 60

Locations of visitors to this page