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Sherlock
12-06-2003, 02:14 AM
Surfing around the Mini Mania website came across this neat Mini, a Wildgoose camper. Apparently a factory-built motorhome on a Mini chassis, never heard of one before. Couldn't isolate the picture but here's the link below... BTW this particular example is for sale in New York State.

https://www.minimania.com/web/id/4247/ClassDetail.cfm

also...

https://www.fastmini.com/wildgoose

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Mark Beiser
12-06-2003, 04:09 AM
*boggle*

I tried to imagin the thought proccess of the person or persons who came up with the idea for and designed that. All brain cells involved with the exercise temporarily stopped functioning. graemlins/crazyeyes.gif

Its neet and all, but the guy should have shown a picture of someone standing beside it, and someone sitting inside it with the top and table up. Just to lend perspective on how compleatly inpractical that thing is as a "camper". images/icons/grin.gif

Sherlock
12-06-2003, 04:13 AM
I did do some brief internet research, and they apparently didn't sell very many of them, I wonder why...

Xracer
12-06-2003, 12:17 PM
....and here's some more info on the "Goose":

https://homepages.tesco.net/~rachel.harness/downs.htm

There's also a "Home of the Wildgoose" webpage, but it doesn't seem to be working now: https://homepages.tesco.net/~rachel.harness/homeof.htm

Sherlock
01-15-2004, 10:40 PM
And yet another very interesting Mini camper surfaces, this one is called a Euxton Caraboot camper, one of three prototypes ever built and one known to be left.

https://www.minimania.com/web/id/3333/ClassDetail.cfm

https://www.barnhillminisusa.com/caraboot/

https://www.barnhillminisusa.com/caraboot/DSC00010.JPG

Mark Beiser
01-20-2004, 09:29 PM
That second one just looks unsafe. Its not hard to imagine why only 3 were built...

ThomP
01-27-2004, 06:16 PM
Here's a Wild Goose that was at "Spring Thing" in 2001. It used to "live" in Washington state, but has Moved to the Florida Keys! It's seen more of the US than I have. If I'm not mistaken, this car went to the UK for the Minis 40th birthday party.

Wild Goose (https://www.etpdesign.com/images/02240005.jpg)

Sherlock
01-27-2004, 06:26 PM
<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr>ThomP said: Here's a Wild Goose that was at "Spring Thing" in 2001.
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Hmmm... Your Wild Goose camper is clearly a different design than the first one, were there more than one version built I wonder?

ThomP
01-27-2004, 06:27 PM
Here's a Wild Goose that was at "Spring Thing" in 2001. It used to "live" in Washington state, but has Moved to the Florida Keys! It's seen more of the US than I have. If I'm not mistaken, this car went to the UK for the Minis 40th birthday party.

Wild Goose (https://www.etpdesign.com/images/02240005.jpg)

https://www.etpdesign.com/images/02240005.jpg

ThomP
01-30-2004, 05:30 PM
Yep two versions. The hard side and the soft top....