Rich jinxed the van at the start of our European trip which then resulted in a series of breakdowns as well as some awesome travels around Poland through to the south of Greece. Part one of two.

This is a link to the lovely (second) hotel we stayed who were so kind to us. Highly recommended!


This is the garage that bodged our van which resulted in us having the repair done a second time:
This is the second garage who were brilliant and got us out of trouble:
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  1. Nice to have you back and seeing as your parked up a lot lately ( i won't mention the breakdown word) can we have a tour of your van , see what little tips and tricks you put in ? .Give Ted a hug from me !

  2. Hey! Great to see you guys back! You're now the reason my work van is NATO green… Oh, and it's a Renault… say no more… crap engines, crap gearboxes, crap electrics. The only thing they don't do is rust…

  3. Yeah were have you gone, I taught the covid got you two, nice to see you guys back, I think I will stick to my smiley transit camper, I had a man repeatedly annoying me to swap it for a 09 renault traffic for export to Africa, but now I have bought a heavy lock and chain for the steering wheel and I am getting an alarm fitted this week, the banana engine transits are best. bulitproof it's a pity they dont have renault ignition switches and door locks. Good luck from IRELANDE

  4. Wow good on the RAC! But bad on the mechanics for trying to con you! And then Bad on the RAC! And the garage! I had dishonest mechanics and insurance companies, that's why I'm going to have to learn how to be a mechanic when we are on the road.

  5. Well that's cheered my day up loads. Truly great to see you three back on our tv. Please please keep these vlogs coming stay safe see you all soon 👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

  6. i was starting to think the world is flat and u fell off, nice to see the vids back i bet i can say for others they have been MISSED :)hope u stayed safe with the covid-19 going off

  7. Nightmare! Yep thats a big problem when you're left at the hands of a garage. Sounds like the RAC didn't act in a proper manner either. Well done you guys for keeping your chins up! Nice you're both back again.

  8. Great advert for the RAC…… NOT! So glad you don’t do paid sponsorships or you may have ended up promoting them or some other corporate “nothing to do with us” business. Have missed all 4 of you (including Ted and the “Traffic” obviously). Hope you are all safe and well, looking forward to part two. Be safe!

  9. It's great to see you two and Ted back on YouTube. I've unsubscribed from some others which have become nothing more than corporate sponsored product placement videos. Yours maybe few and far between these days but they are always worth waiting for. Keep yourselves safe.

  10. Great video guy's.. Keep up the good work….. Question.. Do you know Martin from Houseless not homeless as his channel disappeared suddenly from You Tune

  11. The gear linkage problem is a common problem and happens to all Renault Trafic owners and Vauxhall owners it will keep happening to you if you don't fix it there is a simple device sold on eBay that clamps it on and it will not come off for about a tenner I have one on mine and I've had no problems since.

  12. Neighbour had a similar problem took his Renault Trafic to greenhous Shrewsbury which is the biggest Vauxhall garage they said the fuel pump has gone and it would be £1,200 it was running rough but it did drive it back he went to another garage and they fixed it for £5

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