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Old 01-15-2020, 08:17 AM   #1
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Any skoolies on the UK

Hi guys new to this forum and first post so apologies if this is not the correct place for this question.

Me and my wife are very interested in moving towards this lifestyle, however I have a reservation in that pretty much all YouTube videos I've watched are of people with awesome buses in the US, where the roads are made for these monsters and fuel price is much lower (although the country is much bigger so all relative in that sense I guess).

I wanted to know, are there any of you guys in this group that are doing this in the UK as I cannot find any. If so I have a million questions for you (hopefully that doesn't stop you from replying)

Thanks

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Old 01-15-2020, 12:11 PM   #2
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I think that we have one or two members in the UK and another in Germany.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:08 PM   #3
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Hi guys new to this forum and first post so apologies if this is not the correct place for this question.

Me and my wife are very interested in moving towards this lifestyle, however I have a reservation in that pretty much all YouTube videos I've watched are of people with awesome buses in the US, where the roads are made for these monsters and fuel price is much lower (although the country is much bigger so all relative in that sense I guess).

I wanted to know, are there any of you guys in this group that are doing this in the UK as I cannot find any. If so I have a million questions for you (hopefully that doesn't stop you from replying)

Thanks
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Old 01-15-2020, 06:53 PM   #4
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There have been a few over the years two were pretty active for awhile. Haven't heard anything from them for a long time.
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Old 04-04-2021, 02:35 PM   #5
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I have done it and documented it at Buying, importing, converting and registering an American School bus as a UK Motorhome - Home - Skoolie in the UK. Took me a year to get past DVSA tests and get UK plates. Happy to help. Tim
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Old 07-02-2021, 09:16 AM   #6
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Hey Tim

Your website doesn't seem to be online any more, I was on there a few months ago. have you taken it down?

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Old 07-03-2021, 05:38 AM   #7
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Your website doesn't seem to be online any more, I was on there a few months ago. have you taken it down?

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My domain had expired. I have now renewed it. For anyone interested it is still going well (had new exhaust made, new air compressor tank and new steps.

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Old 07-03-2021, 07:44 AM   #8
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Thanks Tim, I saw your bus on George Clarke’s amazing spaces about a year ago and loved it. Hoping to do something similar once we move out of our terrace house in London and get a drive/garage. Thanks for sharing your experience makes it feel less daunting reading how someone else has done it
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Old 07-03-2021, 10:26 AM   #9
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Old 07-30-2021, 08:18 AM   #10
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I have done it and documented it at Buying, importing, converting and registering an American School bus as a UK Motorhome - Home - Skoolie in the UK. Took me a year to get past DVSA tests and get UK plates. Happy to help. Tim
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Old 10-07-2021, 02:25 AM   #11
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Hi Tim,

I've been looking at importing a Schoolie to the UK and browsing through your website, which looks like you did an amazing job on both!

I'm locally based to you (West London), so it would be fantastic if I could pop over at a time that suits you for a brew and have a chat.

Cheerrs Tim!
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