advice of 2008-9 coromal lifestyle 600 series

Submitted: Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:19
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I'm seriously looking at buying one of these vans and it will be my first van. I;ve seen some good and bad reviews on Coromal mainly on after sales these are more than a year or two old,

Has anyone any up to date advice or owners with their own feeling on this van, I would appreciate any advice
Thanks
Didds
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Reply By: spudnit - Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:31

Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:31
We were camping at xmas time next to 2 coromals from w.a. Both of these vans were going around the block. As one person said if they make it. Both had lots of problems . Both said after sales service poor. I have a roadstar which has been very good. The few small problems were fixed straight away
Peter
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Reply By: pepper2 - Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 16:30

Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 16:30
My corromal 440 magnum has been good but the few spares i have needed were not available eg glass panel over the stove,the wind down legs,and note corromal can not replace keys if you lose yours
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Reply By: Mike N Bev - Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 19:38

Friday, Jan 23, 2009 at 19:38
I bought a new Coromal Excel 511 pop top just over a year ago and the workmanship is shocking. Mostly small problems but very annoying. Doors falling off, screws too small and over turned, seat end holding cushion falling off, screws not in correct place, cushion too large. Air conditioner leaking badly in very humid conditions. I had to replace sink tap, pump type. The mains tap leaking from bad connection to hose. My fridge has now stopped working on 240v, works ok on gas and dc while travelling.

Other than that everything so far is fine. I intend to travel around Oz come this autumn so I just hope I tow the thing all the way.

Mike
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Reply By: lizard - Saturday, Jan 24, 2009 at 01:07

Saturday, Jan 24, 2009 at 01:07
We bought our Coromal XC Pioneer 600 from Mandurah yard , and have been very happy with the van , and the after sales service from them ... excellent
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Reply By: didds - Saturday, Jan 24, 2009 at 09:15

Saturday, Jan 24, 2009 at 09:15
Thanks for the info and advice it seems that some are pretty upset at Coromols sfater sales and workmanship, I'm going to have another look at the Roadstars theres a local place nearby at Woombye and they are cheaper than the Coromols

Thanks for the advice everyone
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Follow Up By: Member - Graham H (QLD) - Monday, Jan 26, 2009 at 23:04

Monday, Jan 26, 2009 at 23:04
The Queensland agent for Roadstars is now Lifestyle RV's down at Morooka I think.

The one on the Nambour connection road now sell Lotus ?????????


Roadstars are good solid vans (I have one) but they are noted for being heavy. 21ft 6 = 2.564tonne.

There are a few 2nd hand ones in the Caravan Trader at the moment.

Good luck
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Follow Up By: cookie63 - Saturday, Jan 31, 2009 at 14:25

Saturday, Jan 31, 2009 at 14:25
Hi Guys, i flew to the roadstar factory yesterday well impressed ive been looking for 3 months now at all vans, the Daintree full offroad with cut back washing machine solar bike rack, annex duat battery compressed 220ltr fridge one with the lot, i will get have checked every one else , yes they might be heavier but if your vehicle can tow it is that not we want a vehicle that can handle what your buying it for, good luck theres a lot out there im off on my 5 yr trip soon yippee.
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