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 Post subject: Pro cab
PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:57 am 
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Has anyone brought the new Cab direct pro cab yet. Need some feed back on the new 2017 model. Time is getting nearer to change my E7


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:43 pm 
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dont touch it with a bargepole,it will put you in the grubber

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mates 3 month old one just been fitted with a new gearbox
other mate off road 12 weeks,electrical problems,given replacement vehicle,soon 4 weeks off with everheating problems,right now been off 2 weeks with more electrical problems on the replacement cab

:sad: :sad: :sad:

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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:02 pm 
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Everyone of our drivers with the ‘new’ engine (and I mean, EVERYONE!) are having problems, ‘oil change required’ message every few thousand miles!


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:11 pm 
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Just buy a brand new engine for the E7 if that's possible.there is nothing else in the market better!


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:58 pm 
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Ps;is it possible to buy a brand new engine for the E7?,I would like to know myself.


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:46 pm 
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A company called Ivor Searle (can’t be bothered finding a link!) have a very good reputation for remanufactured engines, (different to reconditioned) the warranties are very good as well.


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:27 pm 
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Sounds like a good company x-ray thanks!.


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:44 pm 
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That's quite worrying as its the only option out there. Love the vito but £42.000 over 5 years works out about £50.000 and thats with a excellent credit history. And the vito Hackney has no boot space only very small luggage pen up front so out for question
London cab on good to man or beast as i sometimes rack up 350 miles a day with 2 Gatwick runs. E7 Has done almost 400.000 been a excellent cab.
When asked the same question before buying E7 everyone said stay away absolute pieces of s***. So might have to take a chance on pro cab and hopefully land up with a good one again. P.s could put a new engine in if it go's but everything else on the cab has done 400 miles


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:04 pm 
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Looked at the pro cab again today
Still trying to make my mind up
But i think cab direct has now made my mind up for me. New give away price of only £38.250
So looking at the new flexi cab looks like a nice quality conversion at £2000 cheaper


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:24 pm 
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Only £38,250? Wow cab ownership is so cost effective(profitable) nowadays!.NOT!


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:13 pm 
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You can save a whopping £6,900 on a Vito at cab direct....

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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:36 pm 
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Another 18 plate transit off the road, they think it’s the injector issue, no date for repair, on back order. #-o #-o


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:23 pm 
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x-ray wrote:
Another 18 plate transit off the road, they think it’s the injector issue, no date for repair, on back order. #-o #-o

What a great time of the year for that to happen? :sad: :sad:

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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:19 pm 
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Fortunately ford are paying for a hire cab for him, a trusty Vito!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Pro cab
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:09 pm 
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When ford finally had a proper look at it, it turned out to be the pick-up pump in the tank.


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