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  Topic: High end 24' Bushtracker Family Van...
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PostForum: PICTURE GALLERY OF HIGH END TOP FINISHES   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:08 am   Subject: High end 24' Bushtracker Family Van...
It will be coming, Bob and Lyn

But I already have a Topic started on the new innovations and equipment we are testing, in:

Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS

Some R&D will ...
  Topic: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 506

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:41 am   Subject: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Hello Loki,

And No... That is Standard Equipment for us now, just a fancy heavy duty water tight electrical connections box for the brakes.. In Electrician terms, "junction box".. A g ...
  Topic: High end 24' Bushtracker Family Van...
Bushtracker

Replies: 2
Views: 185

PostForum: PICTURE GALLERY OF HIGH END TOP FINISHES   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:44 am   Subject: High end 24' Bushtracker Family Van...
Hello Friends,
Steven Gibbs here, Director, Bushtracker,

I like to put some samples of what you will see in the Owners Section, that you are admitted to when you Order. You have months to take ad ...
  Topic: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
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Replies: 7
Views: 506

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:31 am   Subject: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Hello Friends,

As you all would know by now from what 24 years of travel with Bushtracker, Load Sharing reduces the shock to the Caravan as it articulates over objects rather than hammer the van wi ...
  Topic: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 506

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:04 am   Subject: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Loki, my comment on your joke...

We are pushing the boundaries of running without a generator... I mean if you look at my 23' in the Owners Section, with 600 AH of Lithiums and the big charging s ...
  Topic: Security screen door
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Replies: 1
Views: 160

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:26 am   Subject: Security screen door
Cruiser Kids,

If you already have the triple locking security grill and screen, about the best option is the black stainless security screen...

I don't know if Camec makes that, give them a cal ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
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Replies: 17
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PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:52 am   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: Nissan Titan XD (Cummins Diesel)
Bushtracker

Replies: 27
Views: 21493

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:46 am   Subject: Nissan Titan XD (Cummins Diesel)
Hello Friends,
Steven Gibbs here,

If you are interested in the Nissan Titan, you are now limited to stock on hand. The new Nissan Titan is reportedly going to go back to petrol only, IMO a poor c ...
  Topic: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 506

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:36 am   Subject: 2019 LATEST INNOVATIONS IN 24' FAMILY BUSHTRACKER
Hello Friends,
Steven Gibbs here, Director, Bushtracker,

I like to put some samples of what you will see in the Owners Section, that you are admitted to when you Order. You have months to take ad ...
  Topic: BATTERIES ARE NO GOOD, AND DIED EARLY, (Bushtrackers Fault)
Bushtracker

Replies: 9
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PostForum: DISPELLING MYTHS   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:58 pm   Subject: BATTERIES ARE NO GOOD, AND DIED EARLY, (Bushtrackers Fault)
Thank you for that Steve, I do spend alot of time reading this site, thank you.
So when let's say first thing of a morning when the diesel heater kicks in and you see your voltage go as low as 12 ...
  Topic: BATTERIES ARE NO GOOD, AND DIED EARLY, (Bushtrackers Fault)
Bushtracker

Replies: 9
Views: 22495

PostForum: DISPELLING MYTHS   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:42 am   Subject: BATTERIES ARE NO GOOD, AND DIED EARLY, (Bushtrackers Fault)
You are questioning a very old Post from 2010..... And the answer would vary from Manufacturer to Manufacturer, depending on how the AGM batteries were built. Also, since 2010 battery technology has ...
  Topic: FOR SALE: 2016 21 foot Bushtracker Triple Bunk Family Van
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PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:00 am   Subject: FOR SALE: 2016 21 foot Bushtracker Triple Bunk Family Van
They are probably just too large to load. Reduce them down to about 300 kb and then try and load them. Iphone pictures are about 20 times larger at 4- Megs....
  Topic: 2010 21ft Bushtracker- full ensuite - Price reduced $70,000
Bushtracker

Replies: 9
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PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:46 pm   Subject: 2010 21ft Bushtracker- full ensuite - Price reduced $70,000
Thank you for your support Rosiebear... Thank you for the kind words...

Most of the time I just get blasted for trying to the right thing, that is not always popular..

But then I have the sober ...
  Topic: 2010 21ft Bushtracker- full ensuite - Price reduced $70,000
Bushtracker

Replies: 9
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PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:38 am   Subject: 2010 21ft Bushtracker- full ensuite - Price reduced $70,000
One of your arguments (deleted) have changed history. You claim no one warned you when you came in for Service.

Well, there is some small chance no one noticed because it is marginal, but that is ...
  Topic: 2010 21ft Bushtracker- full ensuite - Price reduced $70,000
Bushtracker

Replies: 9
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PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:27 pm   Subject: 2010 21ft Bushtracker- full ensuite - Price reduced $70,000
Steven Gibbs here,
Director of Bushtracker,
also: HVRAS Officer for Queensland Transport.

I am sorry to have to say this, but we would not have sold this heavily loaded 21' Bushtracker to someone ...
  Topic: Anyone with a Mini Tracker single axle? (14-15’)
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:00 am   Subject: Anyone with a Mini Tracker single axle? (14-15’)
Hello John,

Look, there are maybe a couple of dozen single axle smaller Bushtrackers, and we are happy to build it for you, but you should consider these points for function and a major safety issu ...
  Topic: lithium battery storage
Bushtracker

Replies: 6
Views: 1027

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:17 am   Subject: lithium battery storage
In short I cannot give a definitive answer without seeing the van. Why? We were in transition, still developing some of the innovations in the BMS.

My best guess is that with the LVD tripped, in 2 ...
  Topic: lithium battery storage
Bushtracker

Replies: 6
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:57 am   Subject: lithium battery storage
I am up in Central Queensland on Holiday, in a poor reception area with only one bar of service. Answer to come when I am in a better service area...
  Topic: REGISTERED, BUT CAN'T GET INTO THE OWNERS SECTION?
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:43 am   Subject: REGISTERED, BUT CAN'T GET INTO THE OWNERS SECTION?
This is the most common reason: About one in ten newly Registered say they are Owners, but do not put in the VIN number of their Bushtracker for verification.

It is on the Plate inside the a-frame ...
  Topic: Emptying water tanks
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Replies: 8
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:42 am   Subject: Emptying water tanks
Here is a Tip for you Peter,

I sort of plan my water, to arrive home nearly out....

Then yes I am guilty of pumping the rest out....

But then again, if my pumps only last 4 years instead of 1 ...
  Topic: lithium battery storage
Bushtracker

Replies: 6
Views: 1027

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:40 am   Subject: lithium battery storage
You need to do some reading.... It is all there for you.

Synopsis of LONG TERM STORAGE: If you are leaving it long term, I would put a full charge on it and disconnect the batteries at the positiv ...
  Topic: lithium battery storage
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Replies: 6
Views: 1027

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:27 pm   Subject: lithium battery storage
You should gave a total disconnect switch, a red rotary switch, read about it in the Owners Section...

If not we are happy to install one. Your battery management system draws power in its own, fo ...
  Topic: Water tanks
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Replies: 6
Views: 870

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:33 am   Subject: Water tanks
Alright,
Your van in 2012 has the new heavy duty tanks, and a pressure fill system. You have a few things to check, that really are MAINTENANCE issues you need to learn how to address anyway, so here ...
  Topic: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
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Replies: 14
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PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:51 am   Subject: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
As a heavy vehicle mechanic for many years and now days working in the diesel fuel pump and injection industry, I will only use genuine fuel filters, or perhaps Fleetguard or Donaldson if that is all ...
  Topic: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
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Replies: 14
Views: 24644

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:03 pm   Subject: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
Hi Steve

I tried a google search on Fleetguard for the fuel filter you spoke about in your post, but as usual with me and Google I wasn't able to find the filter. Would you be able to post a direc ...
  Topic: Water tanks
Bushtracker

Replies: 6
Views: 870

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:52 pm   Subject: Water tanks
You need to give the year of Bushtracker for us to help you...

The systems have evolved over the past 23 years.

Without giving the year of your Bushtracker the question is useless, and so would ...
  Topic: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
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Replies: 14
Views: 24644

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 2:10 pm   Subject: Emergency Road Side Fuel Filter Service, 100 and 200 Series
Wow, seven years after writing this, it has happened to me on my 2014 Sahara! And yes, embarrassingly I had forgotten how to do this and had to look up my own Post to remember the shortcuts.. Embarassed ...
  Topic: Decals
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Views: 8374

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 2:15 pm   Subject: Decals
Alright Gareth,

Look, the exercise can be expensive, but not because of the decals. The problem is getting the old stuff off. It can be really tricky to do it yourself without damaging the cladd ...
  Topic: NOW HERE IS SOMETHING FUN!!
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Replies: 8
Views: 2371

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:16 pm   Subject: NOW HERE IS SOMETHING FUN!!
Here is another artistic expression...

I guess politically correct in many parts of Australia, and maybe they think it protects their Bushtracker.. Wink

https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/foru ...
  Topic: Adding sailtrack above tunnel boot
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:53 pm   Subject: Adding sailtrack above tunnel boot
Should be fine...
  Topic: AN EXAMPLE OF THE R&D YOU WILL SEE IN THE OWNERS SECTION
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PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:48 pm   Subject: AN EXAMPLE OF THE R&D YOU WILL SEE IN THE OWNERS SECTION
Hello Friends,
This is just a sample of why you will find in the R&D Section. When you Order we admit you the Owners Section, and you have a couple of months to get caught up on what is coming ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Bushtracker

Replies: 17
Views: 6672

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:07 pm   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Rob,
You may be off on a lone tangent here... You said 2 tonne payload, like all the time?? Then you need a DRW 3500 for sure. You need the Dually to carry that much weight full time.. A SRW 3500 wi ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Bushtracker

Replies: 17
Views: 6672

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:49 am   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
I think it is called Crystal Granite? SCD would know...

Anyway, yes, the highlight of my day driving it to work, I never get tired of driving my Rig around, it is that much of a treat! And you do ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Bushtracker

Replies: 17
Views: 6672

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:09 am   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
OK with that...

Most of them are in the 342 range for fuel economy. I think you have to special order the 411 rear end for big heavy towing like in America 45' 5th wheels. They do not have to run ...
  Topic: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
Bushtracker

Replies: 17
Views: 6672

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:21 am   Subject: 2018 MegaCab Longhorn 3500 Ram, and NEWS from SCD
When you get up to the Beast of the 3500,
You take what you can get... Rare as rocking horse poo...

I mean this is a full import, Walkinshaw does not do anything but the basics, no MegaCab, no Lo ...
  Topic: recoat cupboard doors
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Replies: 11
Views: 2047

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:19 am   Subject: recoat cupboard doors
The lacquer was chosen a long time ago, for a very good reason:

It has a unique property, in the subsequent coats actually melt into the coat before. All other finishes can work, but they rely on ...
  Topic: NOW HERE IS SOMETHING FUN!!
Bushtracker

Replies: 8
Views: 2371

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:16 am   Subject: NOW HERE IS SOMETHING FUN!!
Rudy brought it in for its first service, and we finished out the stripping the way he wanted it..

I think it looks REALLY GOOD!!

https://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/5_wrap3_1.jpg

...
  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
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PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:18 am   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
The HOB wrote:

As for distance - My tug is a 200 series that seldom is used except for towing so the distance on the tug is just slightly larger than the van.

My 2008 van did 200k on my last 20 ...
  Topic: REDARC BRAKE CONTROLLER RECALL
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Views: 764

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:40 am   Subject: REDARC BRAKE CONTROLLER RECALL
ELECTRIC TRAILER BRAKE CONTROLLER RECALLED


REDARC Electronics is conducting a recall of the Tow-Pro Elite V2 Electric Trailer Brake Controller (Product code EBRH-ACCV2).

The recall applies ...
  Topic: NOW HERE IS SOMETHING FUN!!
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Replies: 8
Views: 2371

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:39 am   Subject: NOW HERE IS SOMETHING FUN!!
Rudy XXXXXXXXXXXX Good on Ya!!

One inventive Bushtracker Owner has personalised his Bushtracker with his own Lifestyle... Interesting Person, used the User Name "Cowboy" for a while... ...
  Topic: Well I never knew this...
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Replies: 2
Views: 1440

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:23 am   Subject: Well I never knew this...
Yea,
That was about 20 years ago, and we built a few of those on demand from people... I don't remember how many of them. The problem is, what we always thought, those kinds of things are just stepp ...
  Topic: Lithium Battery
Bushtracker

Replies: 2
Views: 1268

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:56 am   Subject: Lithium Battery
Hello Rod,

First of all, always give the age of your Bushtracker, and in this case the age of the Lithium battery, and we can help you better.

I looked you up, and your van is 11 years old, how ...
  Topic: 4140 TOOL STEEL 60 TON TENSILE AXLE STUBS....
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Upgrading Second Hand Bushtracker Vans   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:51 pm   Subject: 4140 TOOL STEEL 60 TON TENSILE AXLE STUBS....
Hello again,

We would have done maybe 50 of these suspension upgrades on older vans, to our new Standard of the 4140 Tool Steel axles now since I started this Thread in about 2015?

Anyway it m ...
  Topic: Medium or large WDH
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 1552

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:44 am   Subject: Medium or large WDH
Hello again👍

Yes I will admit you to the Owners Secrion if: You have already purchased the Bushtracker, and have you entered the VIN number to your Profile... I will look in a couple hours when ...
  Topic: Medium or large WDH
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 1552

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:08 am   Subject: Medium or large WDH
Hello again Gareth,

Always here to help..
I wrote the other answer in a rush and did not complete it properly. The Lovells were first place in our tests on ride quality and because of the GVM in ...
  Topic: Medium or large WDH
Bushtracker

Replies: 7
Views: 1552

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:37 pm   Subject: Medium or large WDH
with the L shaped bars, where the super heavy duty one has trunion bars that will interfere with the a-frame. The L shaped bars, I think 800 lb (350 kg) ball weight from memory, drops the bars down ...
  Topic: Trifold dining table
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Replies: 1
Views: 947

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:12 am   Subject: Trifold dining table
Hello Brian,

A couple of things here...

First of all the idea of a tri-fold table is out. It does not survive the rigors of Outback travel. We routinely build a Café Dining table that simp ...
  Topic: WATER STERILIZATION, HOW AND WHY.....
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Replies: 9
Views: 26621

PostForum: Tips on OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT SELECTION FOR NEW VANS   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:53 pm   Subject: WATER STERILIZATION, HOW AND WHY.....
Yea,
Sorry, not supplied by us....

Now, what I suggest is you read over the Posts in this Topic, and understand the difference between cosmetic taste type filters, and the ones that are major heal ...
  Topic: Warn brake cable supporting ring.
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Replies: 6
Views: 1895

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:44 am   Subject: Warn brake cable supporting ring.
Right Oh,

In case you did not get the email, it is 4mm cable, 7x7 (seven cables x seven core each wound.) 5mm would be fine..

Also, you need the proper cable clamps, I would renew those as well. ...
  Topic: NEW SUSPENSION ON OFFER AT BUSHTRACKER IN AIR OR COIL
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Replies: 25
Views: 44626

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:26 am   Subject: NEW SUSPENSION ON OFFER AT BUSHTRACKER IN AIR OR COIL
Hello Nifty...

Look, we have both as Standard Equipment on the Air Suspension. Both are on my own. The automatic load leveling feature is Standard. The Suspension will adjust the load as you fill ...
 
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