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  Topic: Which is the better suspension?
Loki of Condor

Replies: 16
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:15 am   Subject: Which is the better suspension?
Charlie,

If you are storing your new van undercover, be aware (and Steve may confirm this) that the coil spring suspension makes the van a little higher overall.

I’m not sure of the amount, ma ...
  Topic: 2014 20 Ft., Bushtracker for Sale
Loki of Condor

Replies: 1
Views: 563

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:25 pm   Subject: 2014 20 Ft., Bushtracker for Sale
Whoa!

Now where's my magnifying glass?
  Topic: Dometic 3 way frig problem
Loki of Condor

Replies: 1
Views: 661

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:57 pm   Subject: Dometic 3 way frig problem
Can you provide the year of manufacture of the van and the model of the fridge?
  Topic: 2013 19 FOOT BUSHTRACKER $88000 SOLD
Loki of Condor

Replies: 2
Views: 3139

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:27 pm   Subject: 2013 19 FOOT BUSHTRACKER $88000 SOLD
If you included a $100 voucher for the Blackbutt Bakery it would sell immediately.

Very Happy
  Topic: leak hot water service
Loki of Condor

Replies: 5
Views: 1141

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:01 pm   Subject: leak hot water service
Go to this link:

https://www.truma.com/au/en/products/truma-hot-water-system/ultrarapid

Scroll down and click on Downloads and you will be able to download the manual.

Hope this helps.
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Loki of Condor

Replies: 69
Views: 205209

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:33 pm   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
thanks Mick

I will need to compare both the MSA and Clearview Next Gen mirrors as there is a considerable price difference.

The driver for this comparison is that the Cruiser is used for towing ...
  Topic: Pole carrier
Loki of Condor

Replies: 5
Views: 5799

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:18 pm   Subject: Pole carrier
Last year I fitted a handle to mine.

https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_IMG_2822_small_1.jpg
  Topic: 7 pin trailer plug near tv
Loki of Condor

Replies: 7
Views: 2508

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:01 pm   Subject: 7 pin trailer plug near tv
OK so its purely 12 volt power then, we don't have a 12 volt tv so we used 240v are the other pins used for the stereo surround sound as well.we dont have any instructions on how things work for the v ...
  Topic: 7 pin trailer plug near tv
Loki of Condor

Replies: 7
Views: 2508

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: 7 pin trailer plug near tv
Hi i have a 2009 Bushtracker that has a trailer small round 7 pin plug near the tv socket inside the van as well as outside near tv plug the socket looks like this whats it for ?
Thanks
Stuart
ht ...
  Topic: Bushtracker mains pressure water
Loki of Condor

Replies: 11
Views: 4993

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:13 pm   Subject: Bushtracker mains pressure water
Hi yup sorry it is a 2009 24 ft thanks for the reply's
Stuart

Stuart, another tip for managing water while connected to the town supply:

When you connect your water hose to the town pump, have ...
  Topic: Bushtracker mains pressure water
Loki of Condor

Replies: 11
Views: 4993

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:03 pm   Subject: Bushtracker mains pressure water


Make sure your pumps are OFF at the toggle switches in the overhead cupboard, but ON at the two switches under the sink. There's no need to turn all the taps off at the manifold inside the living ...
  Topic: Bushtracker mains pressure water
Loki of Condor

Replies: 11
Views: 4993

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:18 am   Subject: Bushtracker mains pressure water
I suspect that if it is 2009 that you already have it. Do you have a tap on the inside of the drawbar. This where ours is on 2008 BT. Just connect hose to this and make sure all taps on the inlet mani ...
  Topic: Interior floor mats
Loki of Condor

Replies: 8
Views: 3634

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:11 pm   Subject: Interior floor mats
We also use a hall runner. very practical, cheap & easy to clean.

We have cafe seating and I measured up the floor space and got a local carpet trimming place to cut out a piece and also cut an ...
  Topic: Van transfer interstate
Loki of Condor

Replies: 11
Views: 12104

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:04 pm   Subject: Van transfer interstate
Hi Stephen

My QLD renewal has just come through for payment, it is coming up to a year that I have had the van.

Do i pay this renewal on due date then take plates into licencing WA to transfer t ...
  Topic: I found these 2
Loki of Condor

Replies: 6
Views: 3989

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:34 am   Subject: I found these 2
May I ask what is hand written on the covers?

I put that in my post above.
  Topic: I found these 2
Loki of Condor

Replies: 6
Views: 3989

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 6:58 pm   Subject: I found these 2
Just in case others find the writing difficult to read, they say:

When I grow up I want to be a....

My Owner wishes I was a.......
  Topic: iTechworld Lithium Batteries
Loki of Condor

Replies: 3
Views: 4521

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 8:30 am   Subject: iTechworld Lithium Batteries
There's a lot of reading here:

https://www.caravanersforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=111&t=78121&hilit=itech

My personal preference for drop-in style batteries would be EV Power in WA.

http ...
  Topic: Gofundme for Daniel Luscombes|Leisureentertaiment daughter
Loki of Condor

Replies: 3
Views: 3428

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:15 pm   Subject: Gofundme for Daniel Luscombes|Leisureentertaiment daughter
I've posted this on the BOG FB page and another Bushtracker FB page (and kicked in a few bob).

Who could not help....
  Topic: Decals
Loki of Condor

Replies: 23
Views: 22340

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:50 pm   Subject: Decals
I’ve got one of these Caramel wheels, haven’t used it yet, but apparently they do a good job at removing the decal.

https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_261FC7A5FB8A41109EDA44FA8C ...
  Topic: Oyster rooftop dish x-motor error
Loki of Condor

Replies: 9
Views: 5663

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:46 pm   Subject: Oyster rooftop dish x-motor error
Contact Daniel at Leisuretainment in Forest Glen.

https://www.leisuretainment.com.au/

He did my installation back in 2009 when he worked for Sound in Motion. He's now out on his own.

He repla ...
  Topic: 2009 - 18 Foot Twin Beds (SOLD)
Loki of Condor

Replies: 2
Views: 4115

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:40 pm   Subject: 2009 - 18 Foot Twin Beds (SOLD)
Price?
  Topic: Landcruiser alloys on the van?
Loki of Condor

Replies: 9
Views: 7432

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:20 pm   Subject: Landcruiser alloys on the van?
The big downside to spacers is that your OCD will be exploding.

If you check the torque setting regularly on the wheel nuts, you then must check the torque settings on the spacer nuts.

Your OCD ...
  Topic: Landcruiser alloys on the van?
Loki of Condor

Replies: 9
Views: 7432

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:29 am   Subject: Landcruiser alloys on the van?
No. The +60 offset is wrong and they will hit the chassis rails, unless you use spacers and that creates a whole bunch of new things to worry about.

The easiest option is to get a set of 17" s ...
  Topic: Firewood Rack for 17 Ft Bushtracker
Loki of Condor

Replies: 4
Views: 5201

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:08 am   Subject: Firewood Rack for 17 Ft Bushtracker
Rob, if you are really keen, and plan to come anywhere near WA soon, my alloy firewood basket and stone guard are available. It disassembles into:
basket,
stone guard,
support arms,
and bolts o ...
  Topic: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Loki of Condor

Replies: 13
Views: 12286

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Is the box in the circle part of an anti-sway system?

https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_New_Suspension_1.jpg
  Topic: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Loki of Condor

Replies: 13
Views: 12286

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:39 pm   Subject: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
That's got more power than some emerging African nations....
  Topic: Nissan Titan XD (Cummins Diesel)
Loki of Condor

Replies: 28
Views: 39181

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:36 pm   Subject: Nissan Titan XD (Cummins Diesel)
I believe that Nissan themselves will be stocking the Titan.

https://www.carsguide.com.au/car-news/nissan-titan-truck-bound-for-australia-67558
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Loki of Condor

Replies: 19
Views: 19533

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:35 pm   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Hello Friends,

News from SCD... The Dodge Ram is coming back in full force. Matthew is getting the first (that we know of) 2020 top end grade 2500 Dodge Ram early next year...

Note that the Ni ...
  Topic: BUSHTRACKER VANS ARE HEAVIER THAN OTHERS????
Loki of Condor

Replies: 10
Views: 44634

PostForum: DISPELLING MYTHS   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:58 pm   Subject: BUSHTRACKER VANS ARE HEAVIER THAN OTHERS????
I was parked next to a 20.6 length van from a well known manufacturer based in Coolum a few weeks ago. It was brand new and I spoke to the proud owner.

He said he looked at several manufacturers, i ...
  Topic: Pole carrier
Loki of Condor

Replies: 5
Views: 5799

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:24 pm   Subject: Pole carrier
Plumbing supplies.

It’s a cap for a 150mm storm water pipe.

Personally, I would just take the screws out 1 at a time. Put some appropriate waterproof sealant in the hole then put the screw bac ...
  Topic: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
Loki of Condor

Replies: 14
Views: 33984

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:16 pm   Subject: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
Here’s an online shop:

http://brettstruck1.mobile034.com/p/9206612/fe21502-fuel-filter-for-toyota-v8-land-crusier-ac-delcoacf137-blue-printadt32389-donaldsonp506036-fleetguardff5765-fsa-nippartsn ...
  Topic: FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM
Loki of Condor

Replies: 2
Views: 13281

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:52 pm   Subject: FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM
Be prepared....

https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_5tTBLH1_1.jpg
  Topic: 2010 21’ BT • $74,900 NEG •TARE 2780kg (SOLD)
Loki of Condor

Replies: 9
Views: 9411

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:09 am   Subject: 2010 21’ BT • $74,900 NEG •TARE 2780kg (SOLD)
This van has to be the bargain of the year.

If I was in the market for one, I would snap it up.
  Topic: Medium or large WDH
Loki of Condor

Replies: 7
Views: 6802

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:20 am   Subject: Medium or large WDH
This one:

http://www.haymanreese.com.au/products/standard-series-18906

You also have to select the correct drop hitch. Go to page 70 in the catalogue here:

http://www.haymanreese.com.au/downl ...
  Topic: TRY BEFORE COMMITTING
Loki of Condor

Replies: 5
Views: 5531

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:12 pm   Subject: TRY BEFORE COMMITTING
With all due respect to the OP, if someone offered me 3 days in a rented apartment, and I give them my BT for 3 days, I would suspect SCAM.
  Topic: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Loki of Condor

Replies: 31
Views: 29622

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_QLD_Towing_Laws_1.jpg

"Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has comprehensively slapped down Transport Minister Mark Bailey on the controversial 4WD ...
  Topic: Bushtracker Merchandise
Loki of Condor

Replies: 2
Views: 4450

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:28 am   Subject: Bushtracker Merchandise
At the factory.

It's very expensive, though. A jacket will cost you $150,000.

You get a free caravan with it.
  Topic: squeaky springs
Loki of Condor

Replies: 14
Views: 11749

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:11 am   Subject: Re: squeaky springs
How does one rectify squeaky springs and suspension. Redeye

A more serious response:

If you are talking about the squeak while moving? Not much you can do about it.

If it's while you are park ...
  Topic: squeaky springs
Loki of Condor

Replies: 14
Views: 11749

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:43 pm   Subject: Re: squeaky springs
How does one rectify squeaky springs and suspension. Redeye

You mean the world's most expensive and effective contraceptive?

All you can do is spray heaps of degreasant or any cheap lubricant fr ...
  Topic: Shower mirror
Loki of Condor

Replies: 5
Views: 8853

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:23 am   Subject: Shower mirror
I used these:

https://www.crazysales.com.au/online-self-adhesive-mirror-tiles-stickers-value-pack-of-40-60703.html?utm_campaign=Bathroom+Accessories&utm_term=MS1515&utm_source=myshopping&am ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Loki of Condor

Replies: 25
Views: 22146

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Hi Stephen,

I also had my 76 Series Landcruiser ECU remapped, intake manifold cleaned and a new NPC clutch installed. This was done by Locked In Garage at Naval Base WA. Would recommend them to an ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Loki of Condor

Replies: 25
Views: 22146

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:15 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Stephen

What is power and torque now.
My latest 200 has more punch than previous one. Due to gearing changes and injector changes or whatever. New van heavier than previous but wouldn’t know it ...
  Topic: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
Loki of Condor

Replies: 25
Views: 22146

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:54 pm   Subject: Six wheel conversion on Dmax
200 Series Cruisers can be improved these days.

I just had the exhaust replaced and the ECU re-mapped.

More power, more torque, torque converter locks at a lower speed.

It's transformed.

I ...
  Topic: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Loki of Condor

Replies: 31
Views: 29622

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
So what did all that fuss and disruption achieve?
  Topic: Which WDH? New 200 Series
Loki of Condor

Replies: 3
Views: 5585

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:28 pm   Subject: Re: Which WDH? New 200 Series
Hi Guys,

We are about to take delivery of our new 200 series in early july.
I am shopping for a hayman reese WDH.
We are towing 16 ft 2017 build bushtracker 300-320kg ball weight
We are getting ...
  Topic: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Loki of Condor

Replies: 31
Views: 29622

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:20 pm   Subject: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
https://www.4wdcouncil.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Circular-0-4-6-GVM-upgrade-final.pdf

See para 10.6.
  Topic: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Loki of Condor

Replies: 31
Views: 29622

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:56 pm   Subject: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
From another site:

It's National.

No more BTC upgrades anywhere.

Applies from the 1st June.

Existing upgrades are OK.

http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_BTC_1.jpg

I'm ...
  Topic: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
Loki of Condor

Replies: 10
Views: 15117

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:39 pm   Subject: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
Same as Mick.

My pre-filter is a 30 micron.

Factory filter is 10 micron.

My catch can is an HPD.

http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/786_IMG_1460_small_1.jpg

I think if you f ...
  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Loki of Condor

Replies: 13
Views: 29230

PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:26 pm   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Thank you Stephen, hope all going well for you. Are you in the eastern states this year? Would like to catch up again.

I can't see a trip east happening for a while Peter.

If you are over this w ...
  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Loki of Condor

Replies: 13
Views: 29230

PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:00 pm   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
I have been living permanently in my Bushtracker since November 2001. I'm not really sure how many kilometres my van has travelled. My estimate would be well over 200,000k. As it is my home I tend not ...
 
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