Bedford CF based Dormobile Debonaire ca 1980 Schaffen-Diest 2012. In other markets such as in Norway vauxhall movano workshop manual pdf CF retained its original name.
Vauxhall models by that point had switched to being based on Opel platforms. Apart from an increased engine capacity from 1. 1972, the power units remained unchanged. The front independent suspension featured a double wishbone layout with coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers, while the rear wheels were suspended by a combination involving a live axle and traditional long single-leaf springs. The Laycock type of overdrive was available to order or on the later Vauxhall four-speed models.
There were three CF1 body styles. The CF series 1 facelift was introduced in 1980, introducing the 2. 3 litre petrol units remained the same. The restyled front end was engineered so that by removing 8 bolts the whole front panel could be completely removed, providing easy access to the engine so it could be removed from the front instead of from underneath like on the CF1. The CF1 “facelift” is often confused with being a CF2 because it’s difficult to tell them apart from the exterior. The easiest visual check is that the CF facelift will have the same old metallic door handles and mirrors as the CF1 while on the CF2 have new plastic ones. In 1984 the CF was renamed CF2 and basically only received mechanical upgrades.