Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

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Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

Postby gwaysurf » Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:17 pm

I will be getting a license soon and i noticed citroen berlingos are cheap enough for a van and i doubt insurance on them would be too bad,
would they be a half decent surf van considering they're quite small and i'd try fit something to sleep on in the back (boards could go under
this?- all are short boards) or am i being a tad thick?
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Re: Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

Postby JayP » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:02 pm

My old man has one and loves it to bits. Reliable, cheap to run and bags of room and weird pockets everywhere inside! I've seen a few pop top conversions on em too if you're serious about sleeping in it!
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Re: Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

Postby Black » Thu Dec 06, 2012 5:52 pm

Get one with the single back door that lifts up so you can change in shelter from the weather. These small vans or car versions (I now have a Kangoo) are so useful for surfing, if a little cheapo. I'm a convert!
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Re: Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

Postby gwaysurf » Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:49 pm

thanx for the info!
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Re: Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

Postby Philchapman » Sun May 25, 2014 7:30 pm

Great surf vehicles.... Just about to sell ours due to a camper purchase;

2002 silver 2 litre HDi, 116k miles, MOT due Dec. 2014. 6 Months Tax. FSH. 40+mpg. Back seats fold forwards, so you can fit 2xMTB's in there.
Also had a 9'10" log in there. 1 previous owner (motability). A super reliable vehicle. Had 5 trips down to the Algarve in it, and it's never missed a beat.
Reluctant sale. £1,600 O.N.O. In Cornwall. NOW SOLD.
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Re: Surf vehicle- Berlingo?

Postby mikeyd » Fri May 30, 2014 8:11 pm

definetly! I had an old berlingo and can get a 9'4 log in it with the front seat down, perfect fit! also managed to squeeze a little bed in it and lived in it for 3 months on a surf trip, also runs like a dream!
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