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  Topic: Drawer system and Solar system to fit any ute
niknoff

Replies: 1
Views: 76

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:28 pm   Subject: Drawer system and Solar system to fit any ute
I can vouch for the quality of this set up, Lance is a perfectionist. Lance let me know when your selling the van. 😁
  Topic: squeaky springs
niknoff

Replies: 14
Views: 946

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:38 pm   Subject: squeaky springs
Once the van has travelled 100 - 200k it stops squeaking.

Ours is quiet.
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
niknoff

Replies: 9
Views: 1930

PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:13 pm   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
Yes Steve as you say makes sense. I have upgraded our 11 year old 19’ van over the years with extra solar, Sat Dish, batteries, fridge, stove, toilet, Vickie is starting to mention In Built Washing ...
  Topic: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
niknoff

Replies: 9
Views: 1930

PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:18 am   Subject: OLDER BUSHTRACKERS GETTING MAJOR RENOVATIONS...
Makes complete sense to me.
  Topic: Living in a Bushtracker?
niknoff

Replies: 6
Views: 2340

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:45 pm   Subject: Living in a Bushtracker?
We did for 6 years and if it was solely my decision it would be indefinite

We never sold our home though and I think that’s the bigger decision.
  Topic: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 3605

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:09 pm   Subject: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
Thanks Mick Diesels are new territory for me, obviously much more complex than my old straight 6 petrol & need a heap more protection from the rigours of off-road touring.

Was planning to fit ...
  Topic: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 3605

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:00 pm   Subject: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
Hi Mick Would you have a contact number for the Stock Lock please. I can't seem to find him through my internet searching skills, which by the way are quite hopeless. Thanks Greg

Matt Stockwe ...
  Topic: HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENT FRIDGES FOR THE TOW VEHICLES
niknoff

Replies: 17
Views: 71319

PostForum: Tips on OFF ROAD CAMPING AND HOBBIES   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:21 pm   Subject: HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENT FRIDGES FOR THE TOW VEHICLES
I doubt you will find any fridge unless its a Coolgardie safe that can beat 2.5a/hr...
  Topic: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 3605

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:50 pm   Subject: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
Greg you may be aware of Lock Up Kits for the torque converter in the 200 series. I can recommend having one fitted especially for towing and the hills. Reduced transmission temperatures and a lot nic ...
  Topic: Bloomfield track
niknoff

Replies: 7
Views: 2422

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:12 pm   Subject: Bloomfield track
Overlander1 ... I see your local .. have we met ?
  Topic: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 3605

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:04 pm   Subject: Landcruiser 200 WDH & Suspension
Greg

Q 1 .. Lovell’s is popular because of the higher 3800kg gvm plus it enables a further upgrade (more $$) to increase the tow capacity to 4000kg.
I have Dobinson & Bilstein 3800kg it has ...
  Topic: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
niknoff

Replies: 58
Views: 52673

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:09 am   Subject: Re: Lovells Up-grade
Hi Fellow Bushtrackers, In 2013 we decided the Ram was to big for our needs and purchased a 200 series VX land cruiser with the ARB suspension upgrade which took the GVM from 3300 to 3540. Every thing ...
  Topic: (BOTH SOLD) 24' Bushtracker and Daimler Fuso Canter (SOLD)
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 9581

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:22 pm   Subject: (BOTH SOLD) 24' Bushtracker and Daimler Fuso Canter (SOLD)
Great set up .. perfect for the long term traveller, im surprised it hasnt sold. There will be someone out there, good luck.
  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 4695

PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:24 am   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Calculating the klms our 2007 BT has travelled isnt so simple but i know two of our tow vehicles did 100,000klms each when we were on the road full time for 6 years and our current 200 has towed 45,00 ...
  Topic: Anyone Towing with a Nissan Patrol 3L
niknoff

Replies: 11
Views: 3431

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:25 pm   Subject: Anyone Towing with a Nissan Patrol 3L
. Have just swapped it for a Y62 V8 so now we fly up any hill. LOL

I've heard Nissan has dropped the price of the Y62 but a swap Laughing you have done well Laughing Laughing
  Topic: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
niknoff

Replies: 58
Views: 52673

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:27 am   Subject: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
PJ, yes Matt is waiting on some components plus he recently took a deserved holiday but is back now and it may be worth giving him a call or text to see where he's at .. unless your aware in which cas ...
  Topic: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
niknoff

Replies: 58
Views: 52673

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:33 pm   Subject: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
PJ I have my Hitch Ezy mounted on top of the drawbar, I don't use WDB's.
Instructions do say the spacer is used to stop the WDB's from fouling.


http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/14 ...
  Topic: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
niknoff

Replies: 58
Views: 52673

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:05 am   Subject: TOYOTA 4000kg TOWING CAPACITY WITH HITCH-EZY
PJ was the 20mm spacer used on the tow pin ?
The instructions that came with my HitchEzy mentioned the spacer must be used if using the weight distribution bars.
  Topic: MOST COMMON SIZE RANGE Updated 2015
niknoff

Replies: 12
Views: 39386

PostForum: What SIZE OR TYPE OF BUSHTRACKER?   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:19 pm   Subject: MOST COMMON SIZE RANGE Updated 2015
Hi Steve & Lyd,

Just add our experiences. We bought our 19' BT new in 2007, we have lived and travelled with it for six years full time and now use it for a few months a couple of times a year ...
  Topic: TYRES
niknoff

Replies: 23
Views: 23450

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:18 pm   Subject: TYRES
I have just had the BFG KO2 fitted to my 200.

A mate had been using them on his 200 for a while now and had nothing negative to say about them.

Initial impressions are they are quiet, steering ...
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
niknoff

Replies: 65
Views: 149816

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:21 pm   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Ajay & Fletch, when you do come across a photo please email it to me.

mick@niknoff.com

Thanks.
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
niknoff

Replies: 65
Views: 149816

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:00 am   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
What colour ? If I do bother with the Clearview I'll stick with the Black on White car look. I think colour coding them white would make them big ears look even bigger Smile
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
niknoff

Replies: 65
Views: 149816

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 12:58 pm   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
The issue I have with convex mirrors is knowing the distance the object is behind you.

I have been happy with the Milenco clip on but lately the drivers side has been blown in by passing trucks. I ...
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
niknoff

Replies: 107
Views: 214897

PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:13 am   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Hello Steve & Crew at BushTracker, we would like to take the opportunity to thank Ryan and the guys in the repair section for the excellent work they recently did on our 10 year old BT. Relying on ...
  Topic: 2006 20ft Bushtracker for sale. $65,000 ALL OFFERS (SOLD)
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 12482

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:24 pm   Subject: 2006 20ft Bushtracker for sale. $65,000 ALL OFFERS (SOLD)
Good to hear Brian, I'm surprised it took so long.
  Topic: 2006 20ft Bushtracker for sale. $65,000 ALL OFFERS (SOLD)
niknoff

Replies: 10
Views: 12482

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:39 pm   Subject: 2006 20ft Bushtracker for sale. $65,000 ALL OFFERS (SOLD)
Muddy can you please email me with your contact details

mick@niknoff.com

Thanks

Mick
  Topic: Mattress?
niknoff

Replies: 15
Views: 14156

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:50 pm   Subject: Mattress?
Love the one supplied by the factory - 11 years plus and still excellent

J&J

Us too!

Ditto Wink
  Topic: Attention NSW customers *Great news*
niknoff

Replies: 13
Views: 14776

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:15 pm   Subject: Attention NSW customers *Great news*
Never thought id see the day Matt, is this going to be an Australian wide move, eventually ?

WA is a long way from Kunda Park and it would open up a lot more customers if they could visit a local d ...
  Topic: Caravan Maintenance recommends in Perth WA
niknoff

Replies: 14
Views: 12263

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:42 pm   Subject: Caravan Maintenance recommends in Perth WA
I've always done my own John, sorry I can't extend the offer.

It's not a difficult job for any mechanic, if your going to the expense of replacing all the brakes and bearings have you considered a ...
  Topic: 15 foot BUSHTRACKER COMPACT Queen, cafe, ensuite (SOLD)
niknoff

Replies: 4
Views: 20268

PostForum: NEW BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:28 pm   Subject: 15 foot BUSHTRACKER COMPACT Queen, cafe, ensuite (SOLD)
Cute Smile
  Topic: New Blog Spot - Freedom Wheels around Oz
niknoff

Replies: 8
Views: 9024

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 11:15 pm   Subject: New Blog Spot - Freedom Wheels around Oz
I haven't been posting on my blog as much as usual as the only trip we have done this year after Tassie is our two months at Ningaloo, it's not quick & easy with limited internet and the call of t ...
  Topic: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
niknoff

Replies: 53
Views: 130578

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:28 pm   Subject: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
I had my VX 200 suspension GVM upgraded with Bilstein & Dobinson and the KDSS did cause the car to lean 20-30mm (higher on passenger side) it took the installer reset it twice but only lasted a da ...
  Topic: A NEW LOOK FOR BUSHTRACKER?
niknoff

Replies: 51
Views: 42736

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:22 pm   Subject: A NEW LOOK FOR BUSHTRACKER?
The stickers on our 9 year old BT bubbled and degraded quite a few years ago, I did ask for and recieved an invoice for a new set which did disappoint me as my van is advertising to the public, surely ...
  Topic: Tekonsha P3 vs Red Arc Tow Pro brake controller
niknoff

Replies: 7
Views: 10533

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:14 pm   Subject: Tekonsha P3 vs Red Arc Tow Pro brake controller
42 degrees is hot where ever you are Laughing Actually you hear how cold Tassie is but a 25 degree day there is similar to a 35 degree day at home, we just don't get the freezing snow. Cool

I was ver ...
  Topic: Tekonsha P3 vs Red Arc Tow Pro brake controller
niknoff

Replies: 7
Views: 10533

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:39 am   Subject: Tekonsha P3 vs Red Arc Tow Pro brake controller
I had the Tekonsha P3 on previous vehicle, I had no problems with it.

I have the Redarc tow pro on my 200 and from day one I have left it on auto and it's worked perfectly, our recent trip through ...
  Topic: Australian Bites and Stings
niknoff

Replies: 3
Views: 4984

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:19 pm   Subject: Australian Bites and Stings
This maybe useful to have in the BT

http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/148_image_30.jpg

Cool
  Topic: BUSHTRACKER FOR SALE 18ft 2001 BUILD. $52,000. (SOLD)
niknoff

Replies: 2
Views: 7472

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:05 am   Subject: BUSHTRACKER FOR SALE 18ft 2001 BUILD. $52,000. (SOLD)
Photos uploaded for Viv & John http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/148_image_20.jpg
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/148_image_21.jpg
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum ...
  Topic: Kayaks on Bushtracker
niknoff

Replies: 25
Views: 20444

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:07 am   Subject: Kayaks on Bushtracker
We have had three Hobie inflatables, the 1st two developed problems and were replaced under warranty, before it gave us trouble I traded it and bought another 'plastic' Hobie Revolution.

Travel on ...
  Topic: Used BT van considerations
niknoff

Replies: 15
Views: 15580

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 4:03 pm   Subject: Used BT van considerations
Just to add in another point of view,

If your not in any hurry, check out as many 2nd hand BT's as you can and you may find BT's like ours.

Bought new in 2007, Used extensively throughout Aust ...
  Topic: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
niknoff

Replies: 53
Views: 130578

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:32 am   Subject: 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER SUSPENSION UPGRADES
Ivan, if you haven't already get a quote from Ultimate 4WD in Bibra Lake, I had them do my 200 with Dobinson springs & Bilstein.

Excellent business to deal with.
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
niknoff

Replies: 16
Views: 13390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:07 pm   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
My iPad is the same and no different using hotspot mobile or modem.

Can you access the site by another computer, it's very strange to me, I had the thought it may have been that you have not author ...
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
niknoff

Replies: 16
Views: 13390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:55 pm   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/148_image_14.jpg

Strange if your not seeing it.
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
niknoff

Replies: 16
Views: 13390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:50 pm   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
Steve and Mick,

Mick,

Your info above is for a Windows based PC, however the Update Picture box does not appear when posting from IPad.

Unless I am missing something?

thanks again
Warwic ...
  Topic: How to insert photos using IPad?
niknoff

Replies: 16
Views: 13390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:36 am   Subject: How to insert photos using IPad?
Follow this

Post reply then touch the rectangular box, http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/148_image_12.jpg

New window appears, touch Picture File - choose where to upload from,


...
  Topic: 2009 20'Bushtracker $ 89900 ( SOLD )
niknoff

Replies: 4
Views: 8006

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:28 am   Subject: 2009 20'Bushtracker $ 89900 ( SOLD )
Someone got themselves a good buy. Cool
  Topic: Bushtracker's latest test / prototype van
niknoff

Replies: 9
Views: 11179

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:20 pm   Subject: Bushtracker's latest test / prototype van
I like the rollout freezer Matt, but I wouldn't be swapping my DP2600 VF that BTi fitted to my van. It's been trouble free, works extremely well, I defrost it approx every six weeks. One thing I've no ...
  Topic: Simple ute hoist suggestions?
niknoff

Replies: 13
Views: 13905

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:00 pm   Subject: Simple ute hoist suggestions?
My back surgery cost $29,000 ... Fortunately I didn't have to pay Cool

Matt when I had my F250 I made up a winch system to get the tinny on and off, it was a simple 12v electric boat winch that I b ...
  Topic: Electric Ignition on the Swift 500 Gas Stove
niknoff

Replies: 2
Views: 4312

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 10:08 am   Subject: Electric Ignition on the Swift 500 Gas Stove
Yes, Fabio was extremely helpful to us many years ago when he came after hours and met us at the Melbourne Tassie Ferry terminal and did some adjustments to our Swift oven.
  Topic: The state of things in the van after a day of travel
niknoff

Replies: 6
Views: 7519

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:23 am   Subject: The state of things in the van after a day of travel
G'day Rick,

We went from camper trailers, last one was an Ultimate then to a Kedron caravan for a year before deciding the BushTracker was the van for us. We bought in 2007 and immediately went No ...
  Topic: 2007 24' BIG Family van, Mega upgrades at Bushtracker (SOLD)
niknoff

Replies: 9
Views: 11845

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:31 pm   Subject: 2007 24' BIG Family van, Mega upgrades at Bushtracker (SOLD)
Congratulations to the new owners it appears to be a bargain if you require something that big.
 
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