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"Carapace" the coaster's website.
carapace \KAIR-uh-pace\, noun:
1. The thick shell that covers the back of the turtle, the crab, and other animals.
2. Something likened to a shell that serves to protect or isolate from external influence.
Kim and I bought the Motorhome from a New Zealand couple that had just finished a six month tour of Queensland and were heading home.
We gave it a good service and a good going over to get it ready for a " 'round OZ trip". We have all the receipts etc.
We have enjoyed taking it away on several overnight and short trips to test it out and get it just right. We love it.
We now find ourselves with a serious illness in the family and have decided to move to melbourne to help out etc.
We will have no room in Melbourne and we will be there for awhile so it is with reluctance that we put "Carapace" up forsale.
We only want to cover the cost of the unit and the major outlays.
We know it is a reliable, safe and comfortable unit that will bring lots of easy, relaxed motoring.
Below are some pictures and the specifications of the unit.
Why not come and see her for yourself?
Call Mark or Kim on 0755 274418 or 0438 805024 or 0755 808120.
The motorhome is situated in Robina on the Gold Coast for inspection.
An overnight trip out Warwick way.
The mural woudl not have been our choice but it is unique.
She is only 2.2m high and 6m long
She looks big standing next to her but
on the road she nimble and easy to manouvre.
Window tinting, insect screens, roof vents and
roof insulation make summer a breeze.
Long enough for lots of living room but short enough for easy parking.
Looking in the entrance way.
Lounge, under and above lounge storage,
fridge and both over and under storage.
Looking backbards down the right hand side.
The 4 burner oven/stove/grill with range hood,
electric hot and cold water, ceiling fan,
under bed and overhead storage.
Looking directly backwards. Double bed
with under and above bed storage at the
back and on both sides, 12 and 240 volt lighting.
Looking backwards down the lefthand side.
The Wardrobe with 240 and 12 volts
fuse system, bed side table storage as well as
12v bed time reading lights.
New Waeco 12volt Stainless Steel 110 Litre Fridge Freezer. Awesome.
The driver cockpit. Sheepskin covers both sides, CD/MP3 stereo system,
Uniden 27Mhz AM radio, GME 3200 UHF Radio with external speaker.
Fire extenguisher and windscreen stone gaurd. It drives great being Turbo Diesel.
Looking forward up the left hand side.
The near new Stove/oven/grill with range hood.
Three lots of cupboards cleaning products
and crockery and food stuffs.
Looking forward straight up.
The television stand and storage draws.
12v kettle and over head lounge storage and
steps upto the cabin.
Carapace the Coaster
1983 Toyota Coaster 3.4B Engine Turbo Diesel 5 Speed Manual with Power Steering
110 Litre stainless steel Waeco fridge freezer
120 AH glass-mat deep cycle house battery
Three stage smart battery charger
4 Burner gas stove, oven, grill
27 Mhz CB and GME 3200 UHF radio's
CD and MP3 stereo system
12 & 240 Volt electrical system
3 Berth (1 single and 1 Double bed)
Kitchen range hood
2 x 80 Litre independent water tanks
2 Electric Sureflo water pumps
1 Electric water heater
12 & 240 Volt lighting
Bedroomk ceiling fan
2 four season roof top Fiamma vents
Porta Potti toilet
Therma Shield roof insulation coating
Windscreen stone guard
Gallons of storage
Crockery, Cutlery, linen and folding chairs and table
Fully serviced and ready to go anywhere
Towing A-frame is also included
Only a standard car licence is required
Road worthy certificate and 6 months rego
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