Beautiful CitroŽn H Van - ready to go! SOLD (1968)
|We are selling our beautiful 1968 CitroŽn H-Van, in excellent working order, with a full custom coffee van conversion.|
The van drives perfectly (85,000 km on the clock. This is a ready to go business for anyone looking NOW for a hassle-free start up coffee/tea business! The van is located only 30 mins from Dublin Port and we can easily arrange delivery to Holyhead, Roscoff or further afield as you wish.
The van was sourced and imported by us from France last year, professionally converted to industry spec and has been part of our successful vintage coffee van business, where we serve high-end Farmersí Markets, weddings, private parties and events. It is a real eye-catcher and everything works perfectly - we are only letting it go due to a change in our domestic circumstances.
There is an option to purchase our business also (brand, website, facebook etc.) which can be discussed separately if you are interested Ė just email and we can discuss.
So here are the details, in summary:
o 1968 CitroŽn H-Van, in excellent working order
o 85,000 km on the clock
o Original 1.9l petrol engine, left hand drive
o Beautiful burgundy and cream bodywork,resprayed 2012
o 4 x 17 R 400 tyres (original spec for this van) in
good condition, with a 5th spare 17 r 400 in ok
o French ContrŰle Technique still valid until 2015(MOT
equivalent - the MOT/NCT is not required for
classic vehicles in Ireland)
o Currently taxed and fully insured in Ireland, with
current engineers safety report.
o Full Irish vehicle registration certificate(logbook)
o Recently serviced, including full oil change; brakes
(with new brake fluid hose); replaced front headlamp
bulbs; new solenoid and battery and radiator cleaned
out, with new thermostat and coolant.
In addition, we carried out some sensitive repair work on import from France last year:
o New hinge and reinforced steel on the nose grille
interior (this is a weak point on the van Ėwatch out
for it on other ads)
o Completely new custom-built aluminium side hatch
o Full separation between cab and workspace Ė important for
food safety regulations
o Some rust patches as is to be expected on
any original H Van, but nothing nasty and van is
structurally sound above and below the body.
o New German-made electronic distributor/starter from
CIPRE to replace the old distributor Ė means that
the van starts EVERY time and is reliable for your
business (will include the old parts in the sale if
you want them).
o New spark plugs
o New thermostat Ė so the engine cooling system works
perfectly now (another weak point on these vans,
especially if they have not been driven much.
o British-made Fracino Classic two group espresso
machine in perfect condition, dual fuel (installed
Summer 2013). This allows you to trade with
electrical hook-ups or from gas for ultimate
flexibility. Includes Stainless steel splash back
o Vintage wooden knock-out box
o Fracino Coffee grinder (model T) in perfect working
order(installed Summer 2013)
o Leisure battery pack with 2,000W inverter, battery
recharger, LED lights and full interior wiring -
enough power to run the lights, coffee machine and
grinder when working off grid (i.e. on gas, with no
hook ups). Complete with hook up cables and side connection
o Hot water burco boiler (electrical)and 2 x 4L airpots
o Twin stainless steel sinks with whale tap (cold
o Strong vinyl non-slip floor
o Full treated 8mm plywood lining throughout in the
rear of the van, allowing added strength and ease of
affixing your own shelving, decor, lighting etc.
o Professionally built custom walnut laminate worktops and
shelving throughout, for maximum storage space.
o Professionally built custom solid wood fold-out counter
with solid brass counter-flap hinges and decorative
o New consumables ready for your business, including 700
double wall cups with lids, (12oz and 8oz mixed); sugar
Please email us for further info and pictures, we will gladly give you a call back if you leave your contact number. Viewing can be arranged at short notice, evenings and weekends only. We look forward to hearing from you!