Are Mazda Bongos any good?

Are Mazda Bongos any good?

Excellent versatile vehicle but obviously getting on so a few issues with upkeep as it does need tlc regularly. But it has mod cons, is very comfortable to drive, the most versatile car on the road. We can carry 8 people, sleep 4 adults and 2 children or 4 adults, 2 children and 2 childrens bikes.

Are Mazda Bongo campervans any good?

Mazda Bongo campers are reliable, easy to get around in (and park) and definitely more affordable than many more luxurious options. At the same time, official support in the UK is lacking from Mazda, and the fuel consumption isn’t the best.

What Litre is a Mazda Bongo?

The 2.5-litre turbo diesels are common in Japan, although there is a 2.5-litre V6 petrol version available.

How many miles will Mazda Bongo last?

The chap / garage we bought ours from recommended the petrol over the diesel for mechanical reasons – they service over 50 bongos a year so he knows what he’s talking about – reckons that maintained well they’re good for 250K miles…

Why do Mazda Bongos overheat?

Mazda Bongo overheating problems The overheating can be caused by a few things such a faulty water pumps, slow leaks either in the coolant hoses or small holes in the radiator. Most frequently however, the overheating occurs when one of the rubber hoses in the coolant network splits, usually due to age.

What should I look for when buying a Bongo?

Bongos need a rear fog light to pass the UK MOT. Check that one has been fitted – it’s surprises me to still see Bongos with an MOT but no rear fog light. Check that the AFT roof rises smoothly and fully; there should be no creaking noise from roof struts or bagginess in the sides of the roof tent canvas.

Are Mazda Bongos expensive to repair?

Mazda Bongo Rust Issues Which can cost in excess of £2000 to repair under extreme circumstances. The main reason for this, particularly for the UK buyers, is that these campervans were not built for the UK’s wet climate. Worse still, the salt that is applied to snow / ice during cold winters accelerates the corrosion.

What should I look for in a Mazda Bongo?

What should I look for when buying a bongo?

How many miles to the gallon does a Mazda Bongo do?

The Mazda Bongo MPG average should be: 2.0 petrol 30MPG. 2.5 petrol 25MPG.

Are all Mazda Bongos automatic?

Most Mazda Bongos have 4 speed automatic transmissions. The 5 speed manual gearbox is rare. Mazda Bongos are approximately 4.6 metres long and 1.7 metres wide.

Are Mazda Bongos insulated?

The 8mm foam backing with silver foil front provides excellent acoustic insulation and soundproofing and excellent thermal insulation. Bongo Mad can insulate all or any part of the interior of your Mazda Bongo including: Floor. Side Panels.

Who is L’Or Mbongo?

L’Or Mbongo signing a book in 2013. L’Or Lemba-Mbongo ( née L’Or Mbongo, a.k.a. L’Or Mbongo-Lemba) is a Congolese singer – songwriter and cantor living in Kinshasa. She had made 7 albums during the course from 2003 to 2019.

Where can I find information about new and vintage bongos?

If you go to facebook and jin the group “Bongos And Bongoceros” you will see many fascinating bongos from all over the world and you can discuss about new, vintage and other bongos as well there.

Who played the bongo when he was born?

Songo Percussion (AKA Crazy El/ Elvis) when he was born. Elvis was good friends with Junior Tirado and not only learned from him but styles his bongo after the legendary drum maker as well. I have two sets of these bongo. The sound is truly amazing and you can not go wrong with his products.

What is the difference between a bong and a traditional Bong?

So the mounting block in the middle of the 2 chambers is only for show, whereas the mounting block on traditional bongos actually holds the drums together. So there is no penetration through the drum shells which by the way, are solid shell .