Thread Rating:
  • 5 Vote(s) - 2 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
hello
#1
hello, just bought a Mk2 panel van. its actually my first car too Tongue excited
[-] The following 2 users say Thank You to Angel0A for this post:
  • addo, Ol'Jeffers
Reply
#2
Welcome to the forum, slight warning of "boring old farts ahead"...

Are you planning to take any defensive driving courses in it?
Reply
#3
Hi & welcome.Enjoy your van & the forum.Have a safe driving career.:thumbsup:
Strawberry flavoured windows  Dodgy
Reply
#4
Hi there ! Welcome to the forum :wave:
Which model you got there ?
Reply
#5
Welcome!
2010 (B9) Berlingo Multispace XTR HDi 112 - Kyanos Blue
Previously - 2002 (M49) Berlingo Multispace 2.0 HDi Diesel - Arctic Steel
Reply
#6
Hello Angel0A welcome to the forun
                                     Smile  It's too orangey for crow's It's just for me and my dog  Smile

                                                        Heart Heart Love a lot trust a few  Dodgy
 
                                                        

                                        
Reply
#7
(15-10-2013, 07:19 PM)nil by mouth Wrote:  Hi there ! Welcome to the forum :wave:
Which model you got there ?

2006, 600 lx, 1.9D

(15-10-2013, 09:10 AM)addo Wrote:  Welcome to the forum, slight warning of "boring old farts ahead"...

Are you planning to take any defensive driving courses in it?

Thats a good idea, any recommendations? I'm generally a good driver, no collisions, passed first time, took a pass plus course but only in a KA, anything to improve my skill is welcome
Reply
#8
I can't comment on "good" courses, being somewhat less than local.

The Berlingo vans start with chronic scrubbing understeer, but being fairly short wheelbase and stiffly sprung at the rear (plus high recommended tyre pressures), are capable of coming around on you - if you're not ready for the first flick (initial oversteer) before it starts developing, chances are you'll lose it by the third flick (which occurs when you can't accurately correct the overcorrection applied to the oversteer).

I'd be looking for a place that offered skid pan training, for you to try and sense when the handling changes under wet and dry conditions.
Reply
#9
that makes all the sense, skid pan was on my list already anyway! thanks
Reply


Forum Jump:


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

Username:
  

Password:
  




[-]
Search
(Advanced Search)

[-]
Latest Threads
Taking along time to heat up/warm the cabin
Last Post: Hora
Today 12:37 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 4
Slow starter (diesel)
Last Post: ricc
Today 11:53 AM
» Replies: 15
» Views: 337
Mesh Bulkhead
Last Post: Jelevents
Today 11:37 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 13
2005 Berlingo
Last Post: len glover
Today 10:10 AM
» Replies: 6
» Views: 95
Supermarket Diesel
Last Post: polar
Today 09:28 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 49
clunking noise
Last Post: ffrenchie
Today 09:26 AM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 85
BULBS!!
Last Post: Jed Clampit
Yesterday 11:05 PM
» Replies: 17
» Views: 602
Finally a B9 Haynes Manual
Last Post: Satellitemark
Yesterday 10:43 PM
» Replies: 39
» Views: 2497
TRAILER WANTED
Last Post: Silverberlingo
Yesterday 10:29 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 87
longitudinal roof rails
Last Post: Chrisville
Yesterday 10:27 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 30

[-]
Recent Visitors
Locations of visitors to this page