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04 Dec 2017 @ 13:03:14 pm
Neill and MArg
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Does anyone know if a caravan mover can be fitted to a Sprite Sport 1979.  

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04 Dec 2017 @ 16:02:38 pm
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Yes it bolts to the chassis and be fitted to any caravan  you may olny have to modify the clamping brackets depending on the make of mover you buy.

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04 Dec 2017 @ 16:22:30 pm
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Thanking you for the reply. I contacted ewiks and sent them a video of the chassis. The reply was that the caravan model is too old and the geometry does nor allow for the space. When we were away last year we saw a mover on a caravan just like ours but at the time did not think to check the model. Can anyone give us any suggestions.  We do not want to change the caravan as it has been modefied to suit us and also we want to carry on camping for as long as possible.  The years are creeping upcool

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04 Dec 2017 @ 20:09:07 pm
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During my May camp in KNP I did have a chat with someone with Ewik mover on a Super Sport. I think the mounting points would be similar. It is down to the person fitting it. Perhaps not as easy as newer models.
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05 Dec 2017 @ 07:16:45 am
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I thing your biggest problem is to get someone to fit it for you and not if it would fit.

As mentioned your Van probably needs an ekstra plate of some sort to mount the mover.  just one person with a bit of inovation capabilities and you will be sorted.

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05 Dec 2017 @ 07:54:26 am
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Ek glo ook daar sal n manier wees om movers op te sit met bietjie ekstra moeite en miskien n ekstra bracket of so. Agente hou van "plug and play"....as daar addisionele verstellings aangebring moet word...stel hulle moontlik nie belang nie. Ek sou voorstel gaan hoor by n privaat karavaan tegnikus. Sterkte
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05 Dec 2017 @ 11:33:22 am
Neill and MArg
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IS there anyone in Durban that has a Ewiks mover so that Neill can measure it. If it can fit Neill is very hand and he can have a special bracket made and fit it.

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Marg

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05 Dec 2017 @ 11:53:56 am
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Marg, my suggestion is the following :-

  • As I do not know where in KZN you live, phone Kyle at Ewiks on 084 3300 606 and ask the contact details of their fitment centres close to you.  Discuss the fitment of a mover to your van with a fitment technician at the fitment centre.
  • Should you be travelling up north, phone Caravan Fitment Centre in Pretoria at (012) 335 0068 and discuss your request with them.
  • Should you be travelling to Cape Town, phone Pine Joubert at WC Caravan Movers on 082 8245 126 for expert advice.
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05 Dec 2017 @ 13:39:44 pm
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When the Motor Glider Mover was fitted to my 2000 model Jurgens Penta two L plates was welded to the chassis of the Penta to accomodate the mover. The modification was as simple as that for the Penta.

I removed that Mover from the Penta and installed it on a Jurgens Classique without any modification on the Classique. 

Big thing is you must go and have a look at the way the mover is fitted to a Van.  Compare it to the chassis of your Van and make a plan. The only thing to remember is that the rollers must be a certain distance from the wheel when not engaged and it is feasable that the full lenght of the roller runs on the traveling surface of the wheel.

 

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05 Dec 2017 @ 18:57:59 pm
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[quote]1012,250150917[/quote

My Swing have a Ewiks and you are welcome to measure. 0828982939. I am in Umgenipark Durban.

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06 Dec 2017 @ 03:25:18 am
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Hi marg. My sprite splash is fitted with a ewiks mover and is parked at the bluff eco park. You are more than welcome to take measurements of the mover.
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06 Dec 2017 @ 06:14:31 am
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Look under Products - Caravan Accesories then page down further. There you will find various Mover brackets that you can use to fit a mover to your van.

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06 Dec 2017 @ 08:09:02 am
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Morning, Thanks for your replys, and offering for us to measure the mover.  I have made a record of both your details. Neill says that time is running out so he thinks we will only do the fittment in the new year as he has suddenly got so busy. (Panic time before the shut down period)  We live in Montclair which is not far from the bluff,  so he will try to take a gap and go to Bluff Eco park.  

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04 Jan 2018 @ 12:29:13 pm
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Hi Clive Joyce we are back from our holiday. We would like to see your caravan mover at Bluff eco park. Would it be possible to make arrangements to see it.

Regards Marg & Neill

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04 Jan 2018 @ 12:51:27 pm
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[quote]1012,250150917[/quote

My Swing have a Ewiks and you are welcome to measure. 0828982939. I am in Umgenipark Durban.

If you don't come right I am just of Umgeni Road in Durban and are welcome to visit.

 

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04 Jan 2018 @ 14:48:46 pm
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Thanks Jan, Neil has just gone out for a short while, he will call you when he gets back to make arrangements, if possible for tomorrow.

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05 Jan 2018 @ 18:20:01 pm
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Thanks Jan for letting Neill see the fittings for the Mover. He will look next week to see if it is possible to fit on our Sprite Sport.

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11 Jan 2018 @ 17:19:54 pm
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HI Marge
sorry I missed your message. My internet has been down for the past three weeks and has only been restored today.
you are welcome to check the mover anytime its still stored at the bluff eco park. you can contact me on terblancheclive@gmail.com.to make arrangements
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11 Jan 2018 @ 17:20:05 pm
clive joyce
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HI Marge
sorry I missed your message. My internet has been down for the past three weeks and has only been restored today.
you are welcome to check the mover anytime its still stored at the bluff eco park. you can contact me on terblancheclive@gmail.com.to make arrangements
Warm Regards
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13 Jan 2018 @ 06:44:23 am
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Morning Clive, Thankyou for your reply.  I have emailed you/

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08 Feb 2018 @ 13:15:40 pm
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Just a follow up

Our Sprite Sport has a trailing arm coil suspension. The caravan we have looked at have a suspension with leaf springs.  We have still not worked out how to fit the mover. Price wise we were hoping to fit an Ewik Mover.

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08 Feb 2018 @ 16:47:38 pm
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Don't see that as a problem as the wheel will not move up-down when you use the mover.

Just get the mover wheel inline with the caravan wheel.

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09 Feb 2018 @ 09:23:46 am
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Hi,
Only one person was willing to fit a mover on my '83 Sunway and they did the job at my house. Contact Jacques from Purple line
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09 Feb 2018 @ 11:34:11 am
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I contacted Purple line they said the fitting must be done in Pretoria workshop.They said they have not come accross a caravan that they have not fitted one to., the most difficult was a 1972 Jurgen with 13" wheels. Reason it has to go to Pretoria is because the development of the modification takes longer.

We are situated in KZN. 

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