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  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
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PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Mr. Bean wrote:

Good morning,
We have recently sold our Bushtracker after 8 years of travelling. Could you please cancel our forum membership.(Mr & Mrs Bean).

Please pass on our sincere th ...
  Topic: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:20 am   Subject: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
Ooops

Mr & Mrs Bean just retired from 8 years of travelling with their Bushtracker.
So that takes it down to 3999 again...
****************************************

Mr. Bean wrote:

Goo ...
  Topic: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
Bushtracker

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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:51 am   Subject: 4000th REGISTRATION, 4000 IN 11 YEARS OF THIS FORUM...
WOOO HOOOOO!! Very Happy

Number 4000 !

WELCOME TO THE FORUM TRAVELLING FISHER ! Number 4000 !
  Topic: Which WDH? New 200 Series
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:08 pm   Subject: Which WDH? New 200 Series
Thank you 3-Ways,

But he already has his Bushtracker in Adelaide... Just changing vehicles...

***************************

James, I answered you by email.
This is personal Business, and peopl ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 1095

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Does this retrospectively apply? and if not how do you verify that?

First part, no Red Dirt, they can almost NEVER make things like this retrospectively apply, as it is "Grandfathered In" ...
  Topic: Bought my Bushtracker!
Bushtracker

Replies: 4
Views: 467

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:28 pm   Subject: Bought my Bushtracker!
I checked your Registration and VIN,
and manually entered you into the Owners Forum..

No worries, should be right, now...

Kind regards, Steven Gibbs, Director
  Topic: Bought my Bushtracker!
Bushtracker

Replies: 4
Views: 467

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:29 am   Subject: Bought my Bushtracker!
Well,
Congratulations!!

You now have a lot of reading to do in the Owners Section, teaching you how to troubleshoot and fix and maintain your Bushtracker!!

Welcome to the Forum, Post Number On ...
  Topic: NEW SUSPENSION ON OFFER AT BUSHTRACKER IN AIR OR COIL
Bushtracker

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Views: 33330

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:23 pm   Subject: NEW SUSPENSION ON OFFER AT BUSHTRACKER IN AIR OR COIL
No Mud Slinger,

It may be OK for a military trailer, but it is not attractive to us for Bushtracker. Because of the odd geometry involved, in our view it wrecks the layout and cabinetry and chassis ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 1095

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:12 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
I have the best three things I can tell you right now:

1) Go see SCD for the NISSAN TITAN !
2) Go see SCD for the NISSAN TITAN !
3) Go see SCD for the NISSAN TITAN !

They also have a 2016 200 ...
  Topic: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 1095

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:46 am   Subject: JUST NOW, SADLY NO MORE LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
WOW, AND BIG NEWS TO ME! JUST HAPPENED THREE HOURS AGO!! THIS HAS THE WHOLE INDUSTRY REELING...

MORE AS I HAVE IT, BUT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS CHANGED THEIR MIND AND THERE WILL BE NO MORE LO ...
  Topic: Ball weight
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Replies: 14
Views: 10753

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 11:53 pm   Subject: Ball weight
That would vary van to van over the years. Some have heavier a-frames and girders under, and limitations on what hitch they were using...

Just as a general rule we would recommend 7-10% ball weigh ...
  Topic: Ball weight
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Replies: 14
Views: 10753

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 1:09 pm   Subject: Ball weight
Hi I read in Caravan magazine that ball weight of unladen 20 foot Bushtracker Caravan was 125kg, & if it’s tare 2550kg then the unladen ball weight is approximately 5%. For your information, che ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 3:04 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Actually no,
I thought about it, but decided it could be more of an inconvenience at times than a help...

You are always rearranging things, changing wine glasses, deciding to put them back in the ...
  Topic: Do people like pull out pantry?
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 8:21 am   Subject: Do people like pull out pantry?
Hello Kathy and Ian,

Look, in the design phase we have other options that work better and are more functional for the volume of storage. We would go through that with you in the design stage of d ...
  Topic: Do people like pull out pantry?
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 788

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: Do people like pull out pantry?
Pull out pantry racks are cute..... Smile
From a household perspective very cute and stylish... Wink

Now the truth from experience: In the Outback on corrugated roads, everything jumbles up and ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Bushtracker

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:01 am   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
I do not say this lightly, now having run this truck in and done a 2,300 km trip up north towing my 23' Bushtracker, now 3500 kms on it: This IS the nicest best towing machine I have ever owned...
...
  Topic: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
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Replies: 8
Views: 2377

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:22 pm   Subject: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Send Email to Bushtracker,

Sales@bushtracker.com
With your User Name, and I will update your Membership to Owner..
  Topic: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 2377

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:39 am   Subject: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Well, after much scouring of the usual internet haunts for vans, we found an 18ft Bushtracker bunk van second hand. Took it away for a quick trip at Easter and had some heads turning around the campsi ...
  Topic: SAFETY ALERT on converted US tow vehicles
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:11 am   Subject: SAFETY ALERT on converted US tow vehicles
Sorry,
but this is true in a variety of tow vehicles travelling hard... Like in any tow vehicle travelling hard in the Outback, especially after years of travel, you should roll under and have a loo ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
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Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:12 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
No, one single large alternator..

Most of the imports that have dual alternators, lose one in the conversion process. Because of the superior conversion of SCD the engine compartment stays origina ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:14 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Right Oh,
Just an update on the Lifestyle possible with the larger Mega-Yacht Bushtracker and a Dodge Ram Cummins Diesel:

On expedition to Yellowstone to see the wolves up close in the dead of win ...
  Topic: Generator Box
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:37 am   Subject: Generator Box
Hello "TurboJul",

We keep two generator boxes in stock. The smaller one is for a 2kva size, and jerry can holders in racks outside.. The larger one we call the 3kva box, is for something ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
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Replies: 2
Views: 1591

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:17 pm   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Just broken in now at 800 kms and can start towing at low speed.. This is the first 2018 3500 MegaCab Longhorn in Australia that I know of.

As a matter of interest, there is an additional 800 km r ...
  Topic: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
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Replies: 66
Views: 78238

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:50 pm   Subject: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Hi Steve Luke here how's it going just touching base to see if you have done any r/d on the air safe hitch yet and how it compares to the other brand you have recently used as I need to buy one asap, ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Bushtracker

Replies: 2
Views: 1591

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:50 am   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Hello Friends,

If any of you have been following my travels with my new Mega Land Yacht 23' Bushtracker, talked about in the Category WHAT SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER, then you will know I ordered ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
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Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:30 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
I like it🤙
It is totally not necessary: But I like it! “He who dies with the most toys wins”

Here you go, this stuff IS FUN: But you were talking in the Owners Forum of super light and min ...
  Topic: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
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Replies: 66
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:29 pm   Subject: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Hello Luke,
Yes, no worries,

There are pictures and the beginning of my testing, on the R&D section of the Owners Forum... I will start towing different sizes of vans with it, and my harder ...
  Topic: Simplicity
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:12 am   Subject: Simplicity
You are in the wrong section of the Forum... All the maintenance specs and checks are in the Owners Section.

All the distances to tell the condition of the spring packs are measured from the bump s ...
  Topic: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
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Replies: 66
Views: 78238

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:52 pm   Subject: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
I did think of that 2 1/2” shank... I even mentioned it to the CEO Allan Pearce.

But then I thought it would not make a difference as I Sika in shims
To tighten things up. Further to that, with ...
  Topic: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
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Replies: 66
Views: 78238

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:13 am   Subject: NEW AIR SAFE HITCH FOR TRUCKS TOWING BUSHTRACKERS
Hello Friends,

I have just done about a 7000 km trip with the Gen-Y Hitch. It does take the shock out of rougher tracks.

Next, I have just ordered the Air Safe Hitch. In all fairness, my revie ...
  Topic: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:29 pm   Subject: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
In all fairness,
Long answer:

the answer is already here on the Forum... Look in TIPS ON TOW VEHICLES..


Short answer without the data to support it:
Lovells is the 3850 GVM upgrade. It al ...
  Topic: AIR CONDITIONING OFF INVERTER AND LITHIUM, THE REAL THING
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:30 pm   Subject: AIR CONDITIONING OFF INVERTER AND LITHIUM, THE REAL THING
Hello Friends,

The good news is, our system works flawlessly.. Two month gone, my impressions of Tasmania that 73 have voted they wanted to hear, against 1 that did not want to bother, in the Owner ...
  Topic: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
Bushtracker

Replies: 58
Views: 46431

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:06 am   Subject: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
The problem with most Lovells Installers is:
They just do not know how to set up the van properly....

Anyone that is close, usually brings the van to us to have it done right. Then they take it b ...
  Topic: Master Card use in Australia
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 1927

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:58 am   Subject: Master Card use in Australia
Hello Mobi,
Steven Gibbs here, Director, Bushtracker,

I have just done three States and Tasmania and I own both cards. My Mastercard is a monthly bill, high limit, and I pay it monthly so no char ...
  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:17 am   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Hello Friends,

An Owner on this Forum, was in yesterday for a bit of a Service and tidy up of a couple of things. I was looking his Bushtracker over, as I often do, looking for anything obvious th ...
  Topic: 2006 21' Bushtracker SOLD
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PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:03 pm   Subject: 2006 21' Bushtracker SOLD
Is the problem you cannot load pictures?

If so you probably have not put the VIN Number of your Bushtracker in your Registration details. Check to see that you have done that. Or call Bushtracker ...
  Topic: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 2377

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:08 pm   Subject: Newbie Hello from Sydney- Now Found a Bushtracker!
Hello John,
Steven Gibbs here, Director, Bushtracker,

Keep watching the Pre-Loved Bushtrackers for sale Category. They do come up now and then. Look back a few of the pages of "sold", ...
  Topic: STANDARD EQUIPMENT UPDATED WITH LATER INNOVATIONS
Bushtracker

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Views: 38589

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:33 am   Subject: STANDARD EQUIPMENT UPDATED WITH LATER INNOVATIONS
The link does not seem to be working. Click on it and all I get is an error message.

"The page you are looking for is not found

The page you are looking for does not exist. It may have bee ...
  Topic: TYRES
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Replies: 23
Views: 21935

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:22 am   Subject: TYRES
No worries TnT,

It is a free country and you are entitled to your own free choices in Life.

All we can do is give you our best advice, based on our experience with the thousands. Then you are fr ...
  Topic: TYRES
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Replies: 23
Views: 21935

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:34 pm   Subject: TYRES
Yea yea yea T n T
But this very misleading like all the Cooper Adverising...

It works IF you rotate and change every 10,000 and by the time you get through the Warantee, you have paid for them twi ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:33 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Hello RiverMan...
Look, come for a visit to Bushtracker, don't guess, you need to see the REAL THING.. Laughing

Seriously, our full Air Suspension will be superior to anything you have seen, as wel ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
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Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:00 pm   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
This might be my last Post on this Thread unless there are anymore questions.
Again, the Air Suspension gave me a place that others could not use. Here was the view:

http://www.bushtrackerforum.c ...
  Topic: Composting or waterless toilets
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:05 pm   Subject: Composting or waterless toilets
In the design phase we can talk about it. We would rather make appraised of all the pros and cons of this, rather than just the sales gimmicks..

It is the fad right now with some Greenies, but it ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
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Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:24 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
I have been in Tasmania since the beginning of December. It is often over crowded, particularly the "free-camps".. Thanks to my full Air Suspension, again I got the best spot to camp. Eve ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:44 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
OK Grumpy,
But I am spoiled and I have a spoilt Wife and we like good regular hot showers, particularly in this cold weather... It is a different level of luxury Grumpy. Big Luxury... Not severe ra ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:57 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
You want to know what features stand out for me, with all the innovations I am trying? Well it is my pleasure to show you.

I have to say, this is the greatest van (for my choices) that I have ever ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:49 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
One more little thing, a must have, is the Forced Air Diesel Heater.. I just thought of it, appreciating it this morning!!

You would not want to be without it. Right now, I thought Tasmania would ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:04 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
This might be my last Post on this van, unless there are questions..

I want to emphasize that size matters. I mean if you want the Mega Land Yacht type of Lifestyle, size of van and size of tow ve ...
  Topic: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 33
Views: 10338

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:07 am   Subject: 2018 update, THE DIRECTORS LARGE SIZED LUXURY BUSHTRACKER
Well thank you for your comments Ajay and Fletch, and Rosiebear. If I am not clear on anything or if there is more you want to know, please keep adding in questions or comments...

There are countl ...
  Topic: Director, Good Will Ambassador, on the road to help...
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Replies: 12
Views: 4584

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:56 pm   Subject: Director, Good Will Ambassador, on the road to help...
While in Hobart,
I have met up with two Bushtracker Owners. If you need my help for some kind of troubleshooting, or upgrade to ATM, or what ever I can help with:
I will be here in Hobart a couple ...
 
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