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  Topic: Suburban water heater.
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 4
Views: 564

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:19 pm   Subject: Suburban water heater.
A couple of years ago we did a particularly high number of dirt roads that were very dust and our HWS became difficult to ignite. When we got home I partially dismantled the burner and found that the ...
  Topic: Van length/tare behind a 200 series
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 6
Views: 1761

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:15 am   Subject: Van length/tare behind a 200 series
Hello Gareth,

we bought our 200 Sahara from Steve. It had a suspension upgrade, 400 kg on the rear and 200 kg on the front. This accommodated the steel bullbar and winch. It also has a drawer syste ...
  Topic: R & R Bead Breaker/Tyre Refitting Tool Kit - sold
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 7
Views: 2651

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:14 pm   Subject: R & R Bead Breaker/Tyre Refitting Tool Kit - sold
I have an R & R Beadbreaker kit and it works very well. If you are going remote, don't go without being able to take a tyre off, effect a repair and then refit the tyre. Good gear and a reasonable ...
  Topic: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 56
Views: 150686

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:59 pm   Subject: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
Hello Folks,

we had a GVM (3800 kg) and GCM upgrade done in May this year. We can now be 7300 kg Gross Combined Mass. When it was done, my service people spent a bit of time and effort in getting t ...
  Topic: squeaky springs
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 14
Views: 3906

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:07 am   Subject: squeaky springs
Trish and Adrian,

If your are talking about the "Break Away" connection, do NOT do it. You will run your batteries down to dead in no time at all. Pulling out the switch activates the mag ...
  Topic: Who is currently on the Road?
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 66
Views: 65031

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:32 pm   Subject: Who is currently on the Road?
We are in Bourke after having beed to the Louth races yesterday. We have had a great trip to date and will move onto Inverell in the next couple of days. Still too cold to go back home to Victoria as ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 25
Views: 8889

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:20 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
It might be worth checking out the recent regulation introduction about Gross Combined Mass (GCM) upgrades. These dictate that a new vehicles GCM may not be increased by a secondary manufacturer above ...
  Topic: Rear camera
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 17
Views: 13994

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 1:17 pm   Subject: Rear camera
One point to remember, rear view cameras do not replace correctly adjusted rear view mirrors for towing. These mirrors must give clear views up both sides of the trailer/caravan. If you do not have ap ...
  Topic: How many potable tanks?
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 6
Views: 3724

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 9:35 pm   Subject: How many potable tanks?
G'dat Fishvan,

we have had our 20' BT for 6 years now and have travelled remotely each year, sometimes for weeks at a time. We have 1 potable tank and 3 others. We have found that the potable tank ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 32
Views: 24644

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:38 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
G'day Steve, I operated a 380MW generating unit and one of the aspects of my duties was, on a return to service of the generator I would be required to synchronise my generator with the system prior t ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 32
Views: 24644

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:01 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Steve,

With regard to the split power systems, if the systems can be connected together, what is incorporated to ensure the systems are synchronised prior to connection? If one has a generator powe ...
  Topic: 2012 21’ Bushtracker (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 2
Views: 8590

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:31 pm   Subject: 2012 21’ Bushtracker (SOLD)
To anyone thinking of buying a very high quality van at a very fantastic price, then this is it. What a fantastic offer, must be $60,000.00 less than a new one!

Go for it folks. We have a 20' Busht ...
  Topic: Secondary batteries for the rear of our LC200 vehicle...
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 11
Views: 10446

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:33 am   Subject: Secondary batteries for the rear of our LC200 vehicle...
Folks,

I have a 120 amp/hr deep cycle battery in the back of our 200 series cruiser. I have it connected to my fridge via an anderson plug because cigarette lighter type plugs vibrate out and the f ...
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 65
Views: 166859

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:02 pm   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Hello Mick and Vickie,

My vehicle is pearl white. A mate bought a 200 very recently, the same colour and he liked mine so much he did the same. I have looked for a photo but I don't have one on thi ...
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 65
Views: 166859

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:52 pm   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
I have Clearview mirrors on my 200. I had the chrome Clearview mirrors on my previous 100 series which caused me some issues wen the sun would reflect from the flat surface of the bottom arm. On my 20 ...
  Topic: CHRISTMAS BREAK !!!! WOOO HOOOO!!!
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 5
Views: 7116

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 4:53 pm   Subject: CHRISTMAS BREAK !!!! WOOO HOOOO!!!
Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all at Bushtracker and to all Bushtracker owners. May there be many fabulous adventures!
Best wishes ...
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 65
Views: 166859

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:12 am   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
We had chrome Clearview mirrors on our 100 and had the same issue with reflections. so when we got our 200, we bought the black Clearview mirrors and had a local panel beater paint them to match the c ...
  Topic: A Brand New Owner
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 8
Views: 10935

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:16 am   Subject: A Brand New Owner
Congratulations, you will not be sorry! A great product with great support.

Regards ...
  Topic: 2013 GMC Sierra. (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 13
Views: 21368

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:36 am   Subject: 2013 GMC Sierra. (SOLD)
Hello Ted, the vehicle sounds like it is ideal for the BT so what is the reason for selling? I am seriously considering upgrading from a 200 series because weight is becoming a problem. Photos would b ...
  Topic: 2013 21 foot BUSHTRACKER for sale (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 3
Views: 10596

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:08 am   Subject: 2013 21 foot BUSHTRACKER for sale (SOLD)
Hello Matthew, what is the weight of this van please?

Regards ...
  Topic: Photo of Steve and 200 series
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 5
Views: 10121

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:49 pm   Subject: Photo of Steve and 200 series
I now own the 200 Cruiser with the drop down slide. It does not come down past the end of the tail gate. It comes down to just above the tail gate. It is, I think from memory (we are OS at the moment) ...
  Topic: A NEW LOOK FOR BUSHTRACKER?
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 51
Views: 53522

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:17 am   Subject: A NEW LOOK FOR BUSHTRACKER?
I voted, yes, but I think only for the back.

Regards ...
  Topic: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 66
Views: 101929

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2016 12:14 am   Subject: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Bill, congratulations on picking up your Bushtracker. You can now change your sign off as you are no longer waiting!

Regards ...
  Topic: Towing with a 79 series Landcruiser
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 34
Views: 44108

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:06 am   Subject: Towing with a 79 series Landcruiser
I recommend that you have a conversation with a transmission specialist. The correct gear for towing a heavy load is the gear that gives a 1 to 1 ratio from the engine to the output of the transmissio ...
  Topic: ULSD Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Lubrication Problems
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 10
Views: 21266

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:09 am   Subject: ULSD Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Lubrication Problems
Hello Steve,

I may be a bit thick but what is the new product that you talk about in the last paragraph? The product that was from Caltex and subject to the HHFR report.

Regards ...
  Topic: HEMA HN7 Navigator
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 8
Views: 13516

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2015 11:05 pm   Subject: HEMA HN7 Navigator
Hello David,

we bought a Hema HN7 about 4 months ago, prior to our recent adventure to warmer areas. The street navigation mode is similar to any other of the well known navigation systems. The of ...
  Topic: Who is currently on the Road?
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 66
Views: 65031

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 5:05 pm   Subject: Who is currently on the Road?
G'day Folks,

we are at Louth for the races and have been here for a few days. We recommend the event for future adventures as it is a fantastic event. A one club Ambrose event without handicaps as ...
  Topic: The state of things in the van after a day of travel
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 6
Views: 9375

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:38 am   Subject: The state of things in the van after a day of travel
G'day Rick,

I fully concur with the opinions expressed in the previous posts. Our experience is very similar to that of those. In preparation for travelling we also pack everything such that the ...
  Topic: See Bushtracker at the Gold Coast Caravan & Camping Expo
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 6
Views: 9070

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:29 pm   Subject: See Bushtracker at the Gold Coast Caravan & Camping Expo
Hey Bronco,

You will not regret your decision. We picked up our 20 ft Nov 2012 and have done 30, 000 or so of travel since and are heading off again in May for another 15, 000 kms. A lot of our tra ...
  Topic: Suspension set up for Landcruiser GXL 2012
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 29
Views: 38873

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:59 pm   Subject: Suspension set up for Landcruiser GXL 2012
Gross Combined Mass is not as simple as adding the Gross Vehicle Mass to the maximum towing load. Vehicle manufacturers dictate the permissible weights according to their, the company's, calculations ...
  Topic: Suspension set up for Landcruiser GXL 2012
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 29
Views: 38873

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:03 pm   Subject: Suspension set up for Landcruiser GXL 2012
Hello Jordan,

one thing that requires very careful consideration is the Gross Vehicle Mass limit of your vehicle. A 200 series Landcruiser does not have a large payload capacity. Remember tare we ...
  Topic: 2003 20ft Bushtracker - (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 7
Views: 14646

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:49 am   Subject: 2003 20ft Bushtracker - (SOLD)
G'day Alf,

Anton and Fiona here (Coral Bay). Good luck with selling your wonderful BT. To any prospective buyers, this van is set up so well and in fantastic condition!

Hope to see you on the ro ...
  Topic: Interior photos of a 20 foot show van (modern choices)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 16
Views: 39070

PostForum: PICTURE GALLERY OF HIGH END TOP FINISHES   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:40 pm   Subject: Interior photos of a 20 foot show van (modern choices)
When I showed the post to my better half she told me that this is exactly what she wanted when we ordered our BT back in July 2012. Unfortunately it was not available then. Bad luck, eh? I do agree th ...
  Topic: Bushtracker v Kedron
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 23
Views: 51586

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:43 pm   Subject: Bushtracker v Kedron
It is amazing how many people, we included, who narrow their search for an off road van to rwo manufacturers, Kedron and Bushtracker.

Many years ago I built a van from the ground up so I had a fa ...
  Topic: AUG 2012-20ft (Gold Coast) Only A$100,000 (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 3
Views: 8951

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:40 pm   Subject: AUG 2012-20ft (Gold Coast) Only A$100,000 (SOLD)
No worries, Leon, just trying to help.
  Topic: AUG 2012-20ft (Gold Coast) Only A$100,000 (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 3
Views: 8951

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:40 am   Subject: AUG 2012-20ft (Gold Coast) Only A$100,000 (SOLD)
No photo of the upholstery? Were I to be in the market, I have a 20' BT, the upholstery colour is a critical factor.

Regards ...
  Topic: 6 MAJOR NEW INNOVATIONS, DEBUT AT THE BRISBANE SHOW
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 36
Views: 65281

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:22 pm   Subject: 6 MAJOR NEW INNOVATIONS, DEBUT AT THE BRISBANE SHOW
G'day Steve,

did any photos of the display get taken? If so it would be great to see them.

Regards ...
  Topic: 6 MAJOR NEW INNOVATIONS, DEBUT AT THE BRISBANE SHOW
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 36
Views: 65281

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu May 15, 2014 3:18 pm   Subject: 6 MAJOR NEW INNOVATIONS, DEBUT AT THE BRISBANE SHOW
Prospective buyers,

One thing that one ought to do before choosing to have a fibreglass skin on a caravan is to go to any fibre glass repair shop and ask them about repairing small damage to the va ...
  Topic: Crossing the Tanami June 2014
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 15
Views: 27358

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue May 13, 2014 12:35 pm   Subject: Crossing the Tanami June 2014
Hello folks,

we were going to cross the Tanamai last year in about July with two others vehicles towing camper trailers. We left Alice Springs about 4 hours before the other two as they were still ...
  Topic: 16' vs 18' Bushtrackers
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 23
Views: 31331

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:38 pm   Subject: 16' vs 18' Bushtrackers
G'day,
Ajay here. A Bushtracker will afford you many more caravaning adventures than any other simply because of the capabilities of a Bushtracker. We have one and can attest to their capabilities. ...
  Topic: Toyota Tundra tow vehicle
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 33
Views: 38508

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:37 pm   Subject: Toyota Tundra tow vehicle
Hey, you said it yourself, a petrol engine. If you have very deep pockets, go for it. They look quite good but they certainly chew the juice, particularly whilst towing..

Regards ...
  Topic: Landrover or Toyota.
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 29
Views: 49397

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:20 pm   Subject: Landrover or Toyota.
Hello Dublediff,
I am the lucky person to have purchased Steves Sahara, so ... my 2004 100 series Landcruiser GXL diesel is now for sale. It is completely set up for Bushtracker work and does the jo ...
  Topic: Directors SAHARA, featured in the last DVD, (SOLD)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 5
Views: 13598

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2014 4:56 pm   Subject: Directors SAHARA, featured in the last DVD, (SOLD)
Hello Steve, consider it sold. I will telephone tomorrow morning to discuss.
Regards ...
  Topic: INTRODUCING, THE NEW GEN 4, ADBLUE, DODGE CUMMINS RAM
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 72
Views: 129362

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:06 pm   Subject: INTRODUCING, THE NEW GEN 4, ADBLUE, DODGE CUMMINS RAM
One must remember that the critical factor in safe towing is the distance between the rear axle and the tow point. It is recognised readily that 5th wheelers have no, I repeat, no issues with sway. Th ...
  Topic: Tanami Track 2012
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 6
Views: 17322

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 7:42 pm   Subject: Tanami Track 2012
Hey Folks,

My wife and I recently set off to cross the Tanamai. We were to cross with two other couples who werectowing camper trailers. We set off half a day before the others and got about 15, y ...
  Topic: Interior photos of a 20 foot van
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 3
Views: 24748

PostForum: PICTURE GALLERY OF HIGH END TOP FINISHES   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:37 pm   Subject: Interior photos of a 20 foot van
Hello Mat,

We have now had our 20 ft van for 8 months and are on our first big adventure. A couple of suggestions that we believe may improve the functionallity of the van.

1. If the sink drai ...
  Topic: A PEEK AT THE UNSURPASSED QUALITY YOU WILL SEE ON A TOUR
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 8
Views: 32528

PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:38 pm   Subject: Kedron v Bushtracker
I find your observations unsurprising. When I researched for the purchase of our van, I narrowed it down to Kedron and Bushtracker as they appeared to be the only manufacturer that could provide the p ...
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 107
Views: 242997

PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:54 pm   Subject: Krons etc
G'day Paul, I too would have been quite upset with those remarks. If the ignoramus who made those remarks had visited both factories he would immediately know which product is better built. IMHO Kro ...
  Topic: GIBB RIVER ROAD
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 8
Views: 13508

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu May 23, 2013 5:14 pm   Subject: GIBB RIVER ROAD
G'day,

my wife and I, along with 2 other couples will be traversing the same road a couple of months later and we would be delighted and most grateful to get some reports of your journey, eg., all ...
  Topic: A couple of tough days
Ajay and Fletch

Replies: 11
Views: 16616

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:07 pm   Subject: A couple of tough days
It is interesting to note that there are people who recommend that, in order to reduce the likely hood of punctures, to keep the tyre pressures up when traveling through rocky terrain. In all of my e ...
 
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