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A'van Aliner 3

A'van Aliner 3

4.3 from 3 reviews

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    Wonnie80

    Wonnie80Gippsland, VIC

    • 10 reviews
    • 20 likes

    Second A'van

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    Our original A'van purchased in 1998 served us extremely well over 17 years and we have just updated to a new one. The build quality is good but I fear the quality of the actual chassis will not live as long(Chinese steel) Think this is general across the industry now. We had a double bed but advancing years made it difficult during the night!! Now with singles, much better. Water tap on the front draw bar good idea and the hot water system for the round bowl sink is a great improvement. Annoyingly I, a 162 cm female,was able to easily put up the roof on our previous model, yet I could not lift the new one (and this is from one day to the next) - must be weightier in the construction.

    Floor Plan2 single beds (at either end)
    Preach7

    Preach7North Western Region, NSW

    • 3 reviews
    • 9 likes

    A nice van to Tow and comfotable to use.

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    We have had our van for a yr now and find it easy to tow and to put up and down but the annex can be difficult to put up. Not recommended if you just staying over night but good on long stays. We rebuilt the bed and replaced the folding panels under the bed with one solid shed of 5 ply and fitted gas struts. We added an egg shell mattress on top of the existing foam mattress that came with the van, it seems comfortable enough. We also took the table out to give more room and as we set up a table under the annex we didn't need on inside, It also allowed for storage of gear in that space. Hope this helps those who have an Avan Aliner Kel .

    Really loved travelling in our Avan Aliner 2006.

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    We traveled over east from Perth and just loved the ease of towing (even the wife shared the driving). Want a cup of coffee pull over anywhere, pop up avan in 30 seconds, turn on the gas & kettle on all within 60 seconds. Pop it down and off you go. Its like towing a trailor. We ended up purchasing a Avan Cruiseliner with single beds, only because it annoyed me (double bed) having husband climb over top of me to go to toilet during the night, my only complaint. We also found buying the earlier model a lot me solid built, hinges stainless less (new vans aluminium) floor a lot more solid as well.

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    Questions & Answers

    Allan B

    Allan Basked

    Aliner 3

    What yearS were the best of the Avan cruisers made ...
    Thanking you In advance Allan

    2 answers
    Allan B
    Allan B

    And why are they better then ?

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    Waiting Long

    Hi Allan B
    I don't know but what I do know is the reviews stink for sometime now.
    Based on our experience and the lack of service (that is being kind) you certainly wouldn't buy a 2019 or 2020 model.
    Good luck.

    Peter

    Peterasked

    Aliner 3

    Dimensions of single beds

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    David

    Davidasked

    Aliner 3

    Hi, I have an aliner 1999 avan. Finding that the dome Perspex has fine cracks in it. Anyone have this same problem and where can you buy after market domes?
    David

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    davew
    davew

    Hi David. Try http://www.avanspareparts.com.au/campers

    Wonnie80
    Wonnie80

    As Dave says, try Avan. We had a 1998 model from new until 2015 and had those same dome windows. They became finely crazed over the years but never cracked; in fact, an original selling point was showing how strong they were by having the sales person jump on the domes at the 1997 Caravan and Camping Show.

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    Yes I have same issue with mine. 2001 so are older ones. Fine crazes and looking foggy. Wonder if there is a way to make them look refreshed and seal with a product without replacing them completely. Anyone know??

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