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hello from a Noob...
#1
Well then good morning all...

I thought I better sign up as the Berlingo has a little problem..

First things first..
HELLOOOO....
I am Toby(Jug) a half Dutch, half Irish nuttar living in the North West.
I run my own little company and am pretty crazy in general.

I recently bought this Berlingo...

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as you can see it tows well too.... Tongue

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I love it..... I was going to drop my 2ltr HDi 306 engine in it, however I have 2 problems...

1: the baby seat that we have does not fit properly so she wants me to sell it..

2: the car has a strange steering wobble.

I will post about the wobble in the technical section in a bit.

so hellooo.... :wave:
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#2
Groeten from another half Dutchman. [Image: dutch_flag.gif]


If the car seat doesn't fit, then yes, get rid of the seat and buy an ISOFIX one. They are so much better anchored than one secured using the belts; very quick and easy to install as well.
2005 Berlingo Multispace 1.6i Desire (Iron Grey)

If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.


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(05-04-2011, 10:26 AM)Chris Wrote:  Groeten from another half Dutchman. [Image: dutch_flag.gif]


If the car seat doesn't fit, then yes, get rid of the seat and buy an ISOFIX one. They are so much better anchored than one secured using the belts; very quick and easy to install as well.

HAHA how funny.... invasion of the Dutch...
Leuk hoor... [Image: woot.gif]

as for the car seat we have a BeSafe rear-facing seat..
and she will not get rid of it...
They are 5x safer in a collision than a normal seat and it cost me a lot of money so unfortunately it's a no go on getting rid of the seat..

I am selling this one, getting a car and then I am going to lease a Berlingo on the business for business use only I think...
** 2003 CITROEN BERLINGO M-SPACE FORTE D SILVER 1.9D...... :woop:
** 1999 Peugeot 306 2ltr HDi Turbo sadly breaking...... :ill:
** 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser, 4.2 Ltr. Turbo Diesel off-road monster......
** 1970's Honda CB750 Four Custom Chopper......
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#4
Totally agree about rear facing as the safest, (a link here for those of you with small kids) but I am surprised that your seat wont fit properly in the Berlingo seeing as it has isofix.
2005 Berlingo Multispace 1.6i Desire (Iron Grey)

If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.


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(05-04-2011, 10:54 AM)Chris Wrote:  Totally agree about rear facing as the safest, (a link here for those of you with small kids) but I am surprised that your seat wont fit properly in the Berlingo seeing as it has isofix.

Yep sure is...
It ain't Isofix..
the problem is that I need it in the Land Cruiser as well sometimes and therefore I can't get an Isofix one..
I can't justify two expensive car seats so that is why... Sad
** 2003 CITROEN BERLINGO M-SPACE FORTE D SILVER 1.9D...... :woop:
** 1999 Peugeot 306 2ltr HDi Turbo sadly breaking...... :ill:
** 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser, 4.2 Ltr. Turbo Diesel off-road monster......
** 1970's Honda CB750 Four Custom Chopper......
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