Landcruiser
Landcruiser Solar

Is our Solar System saving us thaaat much fuel?

So the solar system in the landcruiser is working well – you can read my write up on it for one month on here; But now I have worked out some fuel consumption…

Landcruiser Gearbox

What happens when things go wrong? The end of the Landcruiser…

When it all goes wrong or maybe it’s when things don’t go how you expect…. The story of how the Landcruiser found a new home after breaking it’s gearbox, how I got stuck…

Landcruiser Reliability

Mia Mia? Is that Landcruiser 100%…

Mia Mia? (100%?) I didn’t expect any vehicle to be 100% reliable on this trip there were always going to be problems with the landcruiser, but hopefully nothing too major. Here is a…

SolarPoweredLandcruiser

One Month on – the Solar System

How is our Solar System working, one month on? The system was made up simply with some guidance from my mate, Lachlan, at Solar Century and me just seeing what fitted where! No…

Lokka

Aussie differential Lokka Install

What on earth is a Lokka I hear you ask?! Well I need to explain how a 4wdrive system works; In a normal 2 wheel drive car power is sent to the wheels…

hj60rust

HJ60 Rust

I have owned the landcruiser for around 6 months, it has been mega useful for SolarAid at the various festivals that we attended this summer, but the time has come to start assessing…

sparewheelcarriers

Spare wheel carriers

Having deciding to install a long range fuel tank I needed to relocate the spare wheel – which was underneath the old fuel tank. The same principle applies that I didn’t want the…

4wd systems long range fuel tank

4wd Systems Long Range fuel tank

After removing the old fuel tank for welding the bodywork, LAS pointed out how badly corroded it was. It was rusting around the filler pipe and some of the venting holes were also…

Overland Landcruiser

Solar powered landcruiser?

The more I learn about Solar, the more I saw how much potential it had, I wanted to use Solar PV on the trip – but how? and would it work? I always…

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Toyota Landcruiser HJ60 / 62 – Why?

One of the first decision in planning an Overland journey through Africa is what mode of transport are you going to use! I have met people who have travelled just using public transport…

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