Preparations
Water Collection in Uganda

Water Water will you make me ill today?

London and Cape Town are some of the most water stressed areas on our trip – sounds surprising? How can raining old London have less water than the deserts of Sudan? Water stress…

Carnet

Paperwork; Visa’s, Carnet, License and Selling a car in Africa!

There are 3 main bits of paper work that are needed for the trip – Visas, the Carnet and International Driving License. It is important to stress that bureaucracy changes rapidly and if…

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…

Post Rust..Welding

So it is now post rust (well ish) Las-landrovers have finished the welding – needs a bit of tidying up but all seems to be there (I haven’t seen it yet) Cutting it…

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