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PostSubject: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 20:34

16" spare wheel carrier. Anyone got such an animal? I may end up making one myself .
The chassis is massive so can't be hard to create a suitable device.
Help / advice appreciated
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 22:11

Made loads, mainly for trailers.
Easiest option is a plate with 4 wheel studs on it, use 2 for bolting wheel on, and drill holes in the other 2 and fit R clips/spring clips, there for 3 reasons, security if the nuts come loose, it holds the wheel in place while you take the nuts off and you put these on 1st to hold the wheel up while you put the nuts on.
Either that or make an hinged frame, sit wheel on frame and then lift it up and bolt it

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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 22:23

thats the advise i would of given,well done ken. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 22:25

Apparently alko make one but will not sell it to the public and dealers are just fobbing people off who ask for one
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 22:31

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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 22:34

They're caravan chassis ones Tel
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySun 9 Dec 2012 - 22:42

No spare wheel with the van , or are you trying to make space?

Also do not drill the alko chassis
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 7:35

Yes it's in the garage but the previous owner bought a 215
Should be 225 but I want it under the van as they too wanted but never succeeded
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 7:39

If Al-ko will not deal with you have a word with Mark @ CLS and see what he can do, no harm in trying.
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 7:42

After hours googling I believe it is part no alko AK614272
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 7:45

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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 8:00

Yes I've been there but haven't found a picture of it yet? Maybe it's the poor loading wifi here
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 8:02

Can you see it? Just a pile of boxes here
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 8:04

It's very strange too that all my searching wont find one in europe
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 8:10

Mines just a hinged bar with a plate on it for bolting wheel to and held up by a hanging theaded bolt with two block stuck to floor to stop any rocking
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 10:46

as you no i am not technocal alko is one type of chassis. maxi chassis is another if your van has maxi chassis part availble from fiat or peogeut alko thats some think eles when we had our air suspension fit we had to go aproved installer a.s suspension warrinton cost a packet could not get part
andy there was a recall by fiat x250 motor homes spare wheel carrier
our van alko chassis spare wheel under van you can see friday
are you shore your van has full alko chassis not just extension for over hang the picture you posted air suspension the chassis in that is not like ours ours fully galvernised no spring torsion bars dunlop air bag would not fit
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 12:16

Yes its a Alko MAXI hence 4250kg payload
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 12:29

our alko looks diferent and total difrent air bags you can look fri ours 3850 can be up rated no need 595 pay load thats ok for us never mind hope you find carrier
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 12:38

Cheers
Mine is the heavy duty AMC and looking at Alko website I'd say its the AMC 42H with a 2400kg rear axle

AMC 42H 40H M1*/N2** 4250 2100 2400 2000
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6000 2.3L/3.0L 225/75R16C
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyMon 10 Dec 2012 - 12:46

big beast i mean the van
enjoyed watching your post s about van i think we are all mad about our vans
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptyFri 21 Dec 2012 - 21:40

While fitting my Status 560 today I had a quick look below and realised the reason no spare wheel hangar is fitted is BECAUSE Rapido put the frickin waste water tank there Neutral So it will definitely be a bespoke midship mounting when I've time
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySat 22 Dec 2012 - 0:14

Hi Andy, do you not have a Rapido manual for the van ?
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PostSubject: Re: Alko MAXI chassis   Alko MAXI chassis EmptySat 22 Dec 2012 - 7:48

No I have photocopied bits of paper for the control panel and an alko manual
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