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  Topic: change out 9kg gas cylinders for 4.5
Bushtrek

Replies: 8
Views: 859

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 8:42 am   Subject: change out 9kg gas cylinders for 4.5
Interested to know why you are doing this. The smaller cylinder is only 5kg difference in mass.

You can purchase them here, the example below is but one of their stock items.

https://www.carava ...
  Topic: Oyster rooftop dish x-motor error
Bushtrek

Replies: 9
Views: 1929

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:11 pm   Subject: Oyster rooftop dish x-motor error
For interest, although I'm not sure you want to do this yourself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvSdanbT8wU
  Topic: Oyster rooftop dish x-motor error
Bushtrek

Replies: 9
Views: 1929

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:02 pm   Subject: Oyster rooftop dish x-motor error
Charles
I believe the X-motor is the rotation motor (Y-motor is elevation).
If the x-motor is seized or does not have power then the dish will not move to retract position to allow the y-motor to op ...
  Topic: Van Covers
Bushtrek

Replies: 4
Views: 1864

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:00 am   Subject: Van Covers
TREX,
The only people I would deal with are Caravan Covers who are just around the corner from Bushtracker at Forest Glen. Here is a link to their website:https://caravancovers.com.au/.
Talk with B ...
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Bushtrek

Replies: 8
Views: 4918

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:34 pm   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Have you tried any of 28.450, 28.680, or 28.885.
I don't use these but will check them shortly and advise if there is traffic.



..........edit:
Just checked all 3. There is a little traffic ...
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Bushtrek

Replies: 8
Views: 4918

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Steve
8176 Charleville is currently transmiiting, clear signal in Sydney.
  Topic: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
Bushtrek

Replies: 8
Views: 4918

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:11 am   Subject: HF Active Frequencies? HAM or Marine SSB Help Please?
http://hfradio.com.au/codan_%20barrett_qmac%20hf_radio_information/listening_frequencies.htm

Steve,
Charleville on the high frequencies is almost always difficult.
Try those listed in the attach ...
  Topic: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
Bushtrek

Replies: 62
Views: 91995

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Sat May 13, 2017 9:00 am   Subject: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
A light vehicle under the Australian Regulations does not have a Gross Combination Mass (GCM).
That's it, no if, buts, maybe's. GCM does not apply. What OEM's write on their "websites" is i ...
  Topic: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Bushtrek

Replies: 66
Views: 116597

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:37 pm   Subject: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Steve,
We saw your old Mack week before last. It was parked up at Lake Wallace (Wallerang NSW) being lived in by a fella by the name of Peter. Had a good yarn as he had been there a few weeks, and we ...
  Topic: Lithium jump starter packs??
Bushtrek

Replies: 19
Views: 23068

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:15 pm   Subject: Lithium jump starter packs??
Bill,
That thing has a huge current capability compared to the "little"3 kW starter motor in your truck.
Just for interest your starter will need only about 700 Amp inrush current to get ...
  Topic: Lithium jump starter packs??
Bushtrek

Replies: 19
Views: 23068

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:51 am   Subject: Lithium jump starter packs??
Wouldn't bother adding another battery to the list of batteries already in your household/caravan.

You could look at an alternative to Lithium jump starters that don't have batteries in them.
Th ...
  Topic: Tv swing arm holder - where to source out a replacement?
Bushtrek

Replies: 4
Views: 8070

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:10 pm   Subject: Tv swing arm holder - where to source out a replacement?
Contact Jeremy from Sound in Motion at Bushtracker.

He will source it and send it to you.

An extremely helpful person with an excellent customer support style.
  Topic: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Bushtrek

Replies: 15
Views: 24334

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:08 pm   Subject: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Well, we arrived here today about noon to find our booked site already occupied , the character claiming he could set up where he likes as there is no site
numbers any more.

We chose another spot ...
  Topic: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Bushtrek

Replies: 15
Views: 24334

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:01 pm   Subject: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Grumpy,
I will have a chat with the Rangers who do the afternoon patrol when we are there and let you know what they are thinking/saying
  Topic: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Bushtrek

Replies: 15
Views: 24334

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:03 pm   Subject: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
We received this reply from the Charters Towers Office of QPWS this afternoon
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Thank you for contacting us with your concerns regarding your ...
  Topic: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Bushtrek

Replies: 15
Views: 24334

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:38 pm   Subject: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Thanks for that Grumpy,
I received a "Have moved it from my desk to Western Division QPWS desk reply from a lady at QPWS Customer Service" by email.

I want to get something in writing as ...
  Topic: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Bushtrek

Replies: 15
Views: 24334

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:50 pm   Subject: Lawn Hill - Booking system in disarray!!
Hello Grumpy,

I have already sent a missive. Will advise if they ever get back to me!
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Th ...
  Topic: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
Bushtrek

Replies: 56
Views: 167289

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:44 pm   Subject: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
Lovell's GVM upgrade on my 2014 VX 200 series ...KDSS ....... a 50 mm lean on the right hand side authorized Lovell's installer unable to correct the lean, vehicle taken to local Toyota dealer who wa ...
  Topic: Van security
Bushtrek

Replies: 37
Views: 30342

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 10:26 am   Subject: Van security
With this sort of promotion on the Internet, it's no wonder people can get around any lock these days.
The time it takes to break through a lock has reduced to 6 seconds according to a Police Inspect ...
  Topic: Van security
Bushtrek

Replies: 37
Views: 30342

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 10:25 am   Subject: Van security
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zC_FaLKDEQ

With this sort of promotion on the Internet, it's no wonder people can get around any lock these days.
The time it takes to break through a lock has red ...
  Topic: Stone Stomper Stone Guards
Bushtrek

Replies: 32
Views: 73454

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 01, 2016 7:28 pm   Subject: Stone Stomper Stone Guards
Our experience is that stones that hit the van above the level of the stone deflector come from passing/overtaking vehicles rather than from under the car.
We have BF Goodrich All Terrain tyres on th ...
  Topic: Stone Stomper Stone Guards
Bushtrek

Replies: 32
Views: 73454

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 01, 2016 6:00 pm   Subject: Stone Stomper Stone Guards
We are about to hit the GRR in 7 weeks time.
Seeing there is 600 plus kms of dirt road, I am looking at getting some sort of rock , dust protection.
From this thread looks like the stone stomper is ...
  Topic: Salvator Rosa Section - Carnarvon National Park
Bushtrek

Replies: 3
Views: 7786

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 6:31 pm   Subject: Salvator Rosa Section - Carnarvon National Park
We didn't have any trouble in 2014. The Cungelella Rd to the park boundary is a little hairy if it's wet.If it has been raining would suggest you camp up though.
The track inside the park is fairly r ...
  Topic: Wheel Jack
Bushtrek

Replies: 9
Views: 16629

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:57 am   Subject: Wheel Jack
Loki/Davo,

What is your suspension lift point with that jack. It does not look like it would locate on the spring end return or the hanger. I am assuming you lift at the pivot point centre with the ...
  Topic: Wheel Jack
Bushtrek

Replies: 9
Views: 16629

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:48 pm   Subject: Wheel Jack
Redpost,
Am working through this at the moment, as a result of having a nail go straight through a Bridgestone tyre while descending onto the Morgan Ferry in South Australia recently. Can tell you j ...
  Topic: Towing with a 79 series Landcruiser
Bushtrek

Replies: 34
Views: 53803

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:27 pm   Subject: Towing with a 79 series Landcruiser
Kurt,
Late reply, sorry have been tied up designing a safe jack attachment for the BT.
There has only ever been one gearbox, the H150F, for the 78 and 79 series.
  Topic: Towing with a 79 series Landcruiser
Bushtrek

Replies: 34
Views: 53803

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2016 10:16 pm   Subject: Towing with a 79 series Landcruiser
Gents,
There are two different gearboxes in the Toyota line-up.

HDJ80, FZJ80, HDJ100, FZJ105 and UZJ100 all used the H151F gearbox. All used the same ratios.

The HDJ78/79's used the H150F box ...
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
Bushtrek

Replies: 16
Views: 19761

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 8:13 pm   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
Warwick,
Haven't given up on you, been out with my Vet daughter who is preg testing our cows for me. Kind of a pregnant pause Haha.

I will have a look on the phBB users forum to see if there is an ...
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
Bushtrek

Replies: 16
Views: 19761

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:18 pm   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
Reset your Ipad: Hold Power button (on the outside edge of the device) and the Reset button on the glass face down together until the device powers of and shuts down.
Then start up from cold device ...
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
Bushtrek

Replies: 16
Views: 19761

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:04 pm   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
Warwick,
What you need to do is
1: Hit reply
2: Tap the upload picture button which appears on the right above the text box,
3: Select an existing picture from your file and
4: Tap send.
5: Ta ...
  Topic: Hitchmaster DO35 or DO 45
Bushtrek

Replies: 17
Views: 30782

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:53 pm   Subject: Hitchmaster DO35 or DO 45
I would rate the DO 35 at 10 out of 10, with the McHitch about 8 and daylight between these and the rest.
My preference for the DO 35 (and this is the correct unit for your size van) is the simplicit ...
  Topic: Scratches on windows
Bushtrek

Replies: 8
Views: 13570

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:12 pm   Subject: Scratches on windows
Whitworth's have a product made by Star Brite and branded "Clear Plastic Restorer".
Have found this to be the best product available. After using that polish the windows using Vuplex (Whitw ...
  Topic: R&D ON THE NEW DODGE RAM ADBLUE CUMMINS DIESEL
Bushtrek

Replies: 99
Views: 239645

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:04 pm   Subject: R&D ON THE NEW DODGE RAM ADBLUE CUMMINS DIESEL
Steve,
Is the spare wheel staying under the rear tray or ??
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Bushtrek

Replies: 109
Views: 268499

PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:04 pm   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Had the van in for a 10,000km service yesterday. Our thanks to Peter T, Ryan, Jeremy, Joshua, and the team for a very efficient and professional job.

Not only was the work done to the highest stand ...
  Topic: DRIVING LIGHTS SAFETY/R&D TESTS, TOP TYPES, 2014 UPDATE
Bushtrek

Replies: 29
Views: 112916

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:49 am   Subject: DRIVING LIGHTS SAFETY/R&D TESTS, TOP TYPES, 2014 UPDATE
Anyone tried the LED Driving lights yet? Round, square, or how about the long Light Bar in big LEDs...

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  Topic: Tyres on BT
Bushtrek

Replies: 32
Views: 68530

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:11 pm   Subject: Tyres on BT
Thanks Phil,
Is there any significant difference if I fit 275/70R16 on the van instead of the recommended 265/75R16. If I can do this it will be same all round.

Tim

Tim,
Thought I might be ab ...
  Topic: A couple of tough days
Bushtrek

Replies: 11
Views: 18777

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:09 pm   Subject: A couple of tough days
Hi Graeme & Chris
Sounds like a real adventure - do you have some photos to share on the forum?
Regards
Jeff & Narelle

Jeff & Narelle,
We have a few photos, but rather than hijack ...
  Topic: A couple of tough days
Bushtrek

Replies: 11
Views: 18777

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:44 pm   Subject: A couple of tough days
Tony,
After we left you in Arkaroola, we headed down past Frome Downs station then turned east about 30 km south of the station onto the Eyre camp track.
That took us through sand hills north of the ...
  Topic: To WA the BT Way
Bushtrek

Replies: 12
Views: 19177

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:35 pm   Subject: To WA the BT Way
We left Calliope Monday morning about 5 hrs after coming off night shift. I have layed up at Clermont until Thursday doing some fine tuning on my prospecting skills before heading to Winton.

Frid ...
 
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