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Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby NeilandPat » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:46 am

For reasons that I wont go into, I spent yesterday helping out a friend at Qualiti Conversions in Southampton.

Putting a side personal designs. I came away thinking that they were a really nice family company who could not have been more accommodating to my friend.

The quality of their work was really high.

Overlanding vehicles form a very small part of their remit, they have large contacts with Bus companies , councils etc. Their enormous trim Shop was very impressive , being able re upholster a bus in a short time .

I liked them and they would get a definite thumbs up from me from what I saw

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Re: Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby Zoltan » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:52 pm

I think they did a camper conversion to a big Ural 6x6 for one of our Russian truck buddies. He was happy with the work

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Re: Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby NeilandPat » Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:15 pm

I think they did a Ural

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Re: Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby ClivePhoto » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:41 pm

I tried to look at that Ural but the guy was always out of the country. Story is that he didn't really want to sell it and was just advertising it to appease the guy who's land he was parking it on.

I did go there to look at a DAF they'd done shortly after I bought mine. The guy had spent a lot of money on it but had to sell it for some reason. It was a really nicely done truck and the place had an air of quality and efficiency about it.

I believe they did Cliff Richard's double decker camper, that was a lot of money and very nicely done as you'd expect.

I sued to know the person who has the saddlery on the corner and a guy who worked there was a regular at the local we drank in. From what I know you'd have to go a long way to find a better suited place to do work on your truck.

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Re: Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby Rusape » Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:36 pm

Was very interested in dealing with a UK firm to part build my truck, so went to visit them and have a look at their facilities. Very pleasant people to deal with, been building conversions for years apparently, but have done very few "real" overland builds.

I wasn't too sure about their choice of materials and overall finish, ( their use of domestic plastic block connectors, for electrical installations) behind panels.

They did provide a quote for the work, but they are eye-wateringly expensive, more so than the top-end Dutch and German builders.

I'm sure they don't need the work as they are pretty busy with their contract stuff.

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Re: Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby DillonJef » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:28 pm

Do they have a waiting list of some sort or can they deliver pretty fast? Places with that good of a feedback are usually pretty booked from my experiences.

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Re: Qualiti Conversions , Southampton

Postby NeilandPat » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:25 pm

Last year I visited this company to Help an Isreali friend who was getting some work done on his truck therE including a crawl through and heating system. They were very pleasant and their work looked good. I didn't ask about the price.

However, on year later I am travelling on some tough roads with this family and it would be fair to say that a lot of the work hadn't stood up to the vibration and demands of the roads in South America.

The crawl through has failed and had to be completely rebuilt.

Now I am sure that if these faults had come to light in the UK then they would have rectified them

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