Tips

Fitting a Drinking Water Filter

A family member recently returned from a motorhome holiday in Spain and promptly went down with a bad case of ... Read More
Red When Dead Fuses

Red When Dead Fuses

Halfords have fuses that glow red when they have blown ... Read More
Q&A session Summaries

Q&A session Summaries

Summary of Discussions at the Question & Answer sessions held at the Spring meets ... Read More
High Roof Ford Transit Review

High Roof Ford Transit Review

Murvi Club members might find our observations and comments -in general about the Ford Transit version and then specifically about the extra high roof - of some help ... Read More
Removable Cup Holder

Removable Cup Holder

Brian Marshall sent in this tip: There was a post a while ago on a stainless steel fixed cup holder.  ... Read More
External Towel Rail

External Towel Rail

This is a quick fit external towel rail on the fiamma bodyside bracket ... Read More
Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts

Our events page states: We suggest that members place details of next of kin behind the drivers sun visor where ... Read More
Thetford Flush Blockage

Thetford Flush Blockage

....when I primed the flush on my Thetford C200 toilet, brown gelatinous debris was pumped out of the water outlet ... Read More
Leaking Dometic Toilet Cassette

Leaking Dometic Toilet Cassette

My dometic cassette toilet has given recurrent problems with leaking.  It can be dismantled and silicon grease applied to the seals which improves matters for a time ... Read More
spanish mediterranean coast

Campsites Spanish Mediterranean

This is a very subjective list that we put together for a friend who was venturing to Spain in his caravan for the first time ... Read More
Leisure Battery Maintenance

Leisure Battery Maintenance

how often should the electrolyte be checked in wet leisure batteries? ... Read More
Grease Your Hole

Grease Your Hole

I was dismayed to find that the screw hole was totally blocked ... Read More
Hilary Greenwood's Morello Manual

Hilary Greenwood’s Morello Manual

The Greenwoods have written a handbook explaining how everthing works in the Morello ... Read More
Webasto - how to use and descale

Webasto – how to use and descale

Webasto videos on how best to use the system and advice on descaling ... Read More
the Fan - essential in a motorhome

the Fan – essential in a motorhome

This 12v fan has multiple uses ... Read More
Hot  Water Temperature Fluctuations

Hot Water Temperature Fluctuations

When I use the hot water, I have been troubled by sudden temperature fluctuations; the hot water comes on hot ... Read More
Wardrobe Drawers from Muji

Wardrobe Drawers from Muji

Muji produce a range of interlocking polypropylene drawers that fit well in the wardrobe of a Morello ... Read More

Fitting a 1500W Inverter

Please note:  This article describes a fairly major modification involving potentially lethal voltages and very high DC currents which could cause ... Read More
Heat Shield for Grill

Heat Shield for Grill

When using the grill there is the heat shield which you pull forward. ... Read More
No LPG available? Run on calor gas!

No LPG available? Run on calor gas!

Many of us have found that the underfloor LPG tanks have several advantages: efficient storage and economy being two obvious ... Read More

Paintwork Problems

Some of you may have seen the letter in the April 2017 MMM magazine about paintwork problems with a couple ... Read More
Automatic Changeover Upgrade for Dometic Fridge

Automatic Changeover Upgrade for Dometic Fridge

You know the scenario – you stop at a motorway services for a coffee. When you turn off the engine, ... Read More
Brighten your life - upgrade your Heiki to LED

Brighten your life – upgrade your Heiki to LED

Do you find that the fluorescent tubes in the big Heki are more decorative than useful? MMM and Alan Major ... Read More
Pimento Storage Bag & Table

Pimento Storage Bag & Table

two tips for Pimento owners ... Read More
Keep Your Loo Roll on the Holder

Keep Your Loo Roll on the Holder

Never again … will we need to rescue the toilet roll! ... Read More
Repositioned 3 burner hob ignitor switch

Repositioned 3 burner hob ignitor switch

A solution for the badly positioned igniter switch on the three burner hob with the controls diagonally across the bottom right corner ... Read More
Taming a Webasto Dual Top Heater

Taming a Webasto Dual Top Heater

Forego the certainty of hot water for morning ablutions unless the Webasto is manually set to Hot Water mode two ... Read More

Technical Workshop 2017

key point from the workshop held during the AGM meet 2017 ... Read More
Eberspächer - poor heat output

Eberspächer – poor heat output

Pete Riley's problem, and how he solved it. The initial post on the chat group: We have a 16 year ... Read More
Shower Drain - Poor Flow

Shower Drain – Poor Flow

The shower has never drained very quickly in our Morocco and recently it has become so slow it was quicker ... Read More
Canoe lovers

Canoe lovers

how best to fix his canoe (and my SUP) to the roof without interfering with the satellite ... Read More
A DIY WiFi Booster

A DIY WiFi Booster

Introduction A WiFi booster is a device which typically can be used on a campsite to pick up from your ... Read More
Dometic Fridge Not Cooling on Gas

Dometic Fridge Not Cooling on Gas

Does your Dometic three way fridge run well on electric hook-up and on 12v but hardly cools on gas? This ... Read More
New Use for the Toilet Cassette

New Use for the Toilet Cassette

We all know the primary use of the toilet cassette, but I saw someone had found a new use, which I now copy ... Read More
The mysteries of the gas fridge (3 way fridge)

The mysteries of the gas fridge (3 way fridge)

The mysteries of the gas fridge (3 way fridge) Following on from the technical evening at the 2016 AGM where ... Read More

Ducato Scuttle drain and instrument panel lighting

As our Morello will soon be 3 years old on 11 April I took it to our local Fiat garage ... Read More

Technical Workshop 2016

A Technical Workshop was held on 20 March 2016; 36 Members attended ... Read More
Low Emissions Zones in Europe

Low Emissions Zones in Europe

'Urban Access Regulations in Europe' is a publicly funded website (in English), run on behalf of the European Commission.  The site ... Read More
Fitting a Second Solar Panel

Fitting a Second Solar Panel

Our Murvi Morocco has a 100W solar panel which we found adequate initially but since buying a compressor cool box ... Read More
Cleaning the Toilet Rooflight

Cleaning the Toilet Rooflight

Out toilet compartment has a rooflight made by a company called MKP which even over just a couple of years ... Read More
Fitting a 'Fridge Cooling Fan

Fitting a ‘Fridge Cooling Fan

The three-way 'fridge fitted to our Morocco is an essential item, especially when it is hot outside but these absorption ... Read More
Flowers in Cold Places

Flowers in Cold Places

Ian Castle writes: Joy and I have made four extended visits to Sweden, Norway, Finland plus Denmark and have clocked ... Read More
Cleaning Off Polish Marks with Peanut Butter

Cleaning Off Polish Marks with Peanut Butter

Just before our rally in Cornwall I gave our Morocco a wash and polish so she would at least look ... Read More
SOG without Smells (Almost)

SOG without Smells (Almost)

This tip is probably fairly well known but if you use a SOG toilet the task of emptying it can ... Read More

Hilary’s Ideas

Click to read a pdf of the Greenwood's ideas ... Read More
Gas Free Morello

Gas Free Morello

Our first Morello was gas-free ... Read More
Mini Murvi Morello meet in Peniscola

Mini Murvi Morello meet in Peniscola

We were at Camping Eden in Peniscola this week when we were delighted to see two other Morello's arrive on the site ... Read More
Somewhere for your morning cuppa!

Somewhere for your morning cuppa!

To get going in the morning, a cuppa is essential, but the Morello lacks a suitable place to rest the ... Read More
Failure of Fiamma leveller

Failure of Fiamma leveller

one of my Maxis cracked and partially collapsed and this week ... Read More
WiFi Booster

WiFi Booster

I have the iBoost Directional Pro 8 semi permanently installed in my van ... Read More
Extra Worktop for the Piccolo

Extra Worktop for the Piccolo

The following adaptation may be of interest to anyone in need of a bit more worktop space in the Piccolo ... Read More
Blocked Scuttle

Blocked Scuttle

We have taken up the idea of a pan scrubber pushed into the drainage hole of the scuttle to prevent leaves etc from blocking the drainage ... Read More
Book & Map Store

Book & Map Store

I have found these long thin plastic boxes are great for holding books/maps. Easy access between the front seats but ... Read More
Close the Sliding Door Easily

Close the Sliding Door Easily

To aid closing I have recently fitted two internal handles to the sliding door of my Murvi Morello which I am sure will adapt to other van conversions and thought others may be interested: ... Read More
a Third Leisure Battery

a Third Leisure Battery

Bob Eley has added a third leisure battery ... Read More
Autosocks

Autosocks

I thought that our experience when we arrived home from the AGM may be useful 'On arrival home from the ... Read More
What extra 'toys' would you like with your new Murvi?

What extra ‘toys’ would you like with your new Murvi?

John and Ruth Morgan posted the following on the chat group: We appreciate that everyone has got their own ideas of what accessories are necessary, but it would be helpful to us to know what members think has been the most worthwhile one they have, and equally which one has been the most underused ... Read More
Wastebin for the Morello

Wastebin for the Morello

We have tried several incarnations for a waste bin on the Morello, this is the latest, and it would seem ... Read More
a HAIRDRYER for the Morello (with no electric hookup)

a HAIRDRYER for the Morello (with no electric hookup)

When camping away from the luxury of an electric hookup, you can still dry your long locks! Simply unhook the ... Read More
Nitrogen Inflation

Nitrogen Inflation

Bob Eley has has his tyres inflated with nitrogen "I think the enclosed leaflet says the lot about using nitrogen ... Read More
Three Ideas by John & Judy Chandler

Three Ideas by John & Judy Chandler

Tea Towel Holder From a range by Zack in stainless steel with a bit of design to it. Self adhesive, available from Amazon - ... Read More
Keeping Warm at Night

Keeping Warm at Night

Our heating tends to be too noisy for my liking at night  and also blows on dogs, one large one ... Read More
Winter Preparations

Winter Preparations

John Meadows gives advice on laying up for winter ... Read More

Curried Nut Roast

Recipes By popular request, this is the recipe for the Curried Nut Roast Marilyn provided for the AGM supper at ... Read More
Beautiful French Villages

Beautiful French Villages

Les Plus Beaux Villages de France Bob Northwood writes: Our favourite country is France, and we like nothing better than ... Read More
Cooking with the Double Skillet

Cooking with the Double Skillet

Since we bought our double skillet we have hardly used our oven (except for storing the skillet!) Described as a ... Read More
No Flies on Me!

No Flies on Me!

The fly screen I use is “string door curtain” available at Wilkinsons £10 each Two curtains will cover the door ... Read More