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  Topic: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Searenity

Replies: 13
Views: 24412

PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:17 pm   Subject: FUN COMPETITION: WHAT BUSHTRACKER HAS DONE THE MOST MILES
Hi Guys,
pardon my ignorance, but how does one vote in these polls?

cheers
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:18 pm   Subject: Van security
Hi Mick,
thanks for the input.

I had considered changing at least one stud per wheel or all studs to Toyota (14mm 1.5mm pitch) which would solve the problem.

Singly, appropriate 14 ...
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:36 am   Subject: Van security
Hi Guys,
an update to my post of June 24 - I have finalised my research on the availability of wheel lock nuts suitable for my 2009 BT.

Repco can supply a 9/16th UNF 60 degree closed b ...
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:33 pm   Subject: Van security
Hi Guys,
once again thanks for the input from everyone.

As suggested, I phoned Richard of Simplicity suspension - unfortunately they do not have or know where to source appropriate loc ...
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:14 pm   Subject: Van security
Hi Guys,
thanks for the additional info.

Hi Maz and Dave!

cheers
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:28 pm   Subject: Van security
Thanks Davo - will give BSA a try.

I have accessed their website - by the way are the lock nuts you use steel or aluminium?

cheers


Des
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: Van security
Hi Folks,
thanks to those who replied to my question about "wheel lock nuts".

Guess that there are none available.

cheers

Des
  Topic: Van security
Searenity

Replies: 37
Views: 37102

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:29 pm   Subject: Van security
Hi Folks,
just activating an old thread - "Van Security".

As the general caravan population in Australia is steadily increasing I have read on various other caravan forums ...
  Topic: GPS Tracker EZY2C
Searenity

Replies: 3
Views: 3539

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:09 pm   Subject: GPS Tracker EZY2C
Hi Guys,
in line with Steve's thinking, two things -

[1] has anyone considered using their old iPhone etc. as a security device.

Have a look at the "iSentry" app from t ...
  Topic: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Searenity

Replies: 31
Views: 25708

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:29 pm   Subject: ONGOING CHANGES: LOVELLS UPGRADES FOR 200 SERIES!
Hi Guys,
latest information from the authorities - issued Jun 29, 2018.

This update clarifies clause 10.6 requirements for recently issued Administrator’s Circular 0-4-6 (Issue 4, Jun ...
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Searenity

Replies: 65
Views: 193327

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:09 am   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Thanks for the succinct response Steve!
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Searenity

Replies: 65
Views: 193327

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:52 am   Subject: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Hi All,
has there been a change in the legislation regarding use of towing mirrors when towing a traditional width caravan?

Yesterday I drove from Sydney to Brisbane and possibly passed in excess ...
  Topic: Attention NSW customers *Great news*
Searenity

Replies: 13
Views: 33199

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:22 am   Subject: Attention NSW customers *Great news*
Love the address!
  Topic: Jerry Cans
Searenity

Replies: 29
Views: 62357

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:39 am   Subject: Jerry Cans
Hi Folks,
interesting debate - one other dimension to consider is how you plan to empty the "jerry can" - for example if you have a Tanami Pump make sure the Jerry can and the ...
  Topic: 15 foot BUSHTRACKER Queen bed, cafe, ensuite (SOLD)
Searenity

Replies: 23
Views: 53800

PostForum: NEW BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:52 pm   Subject: NSW caravan Show
Hi Folks,
below is the computer generated reply I received on 15 March from NSW Fair Trading enquiry that I submitted early March 2015 when I first became aware of this somewhat strange ...
  Topic: 200 SERIES, TOP MOST COMMON BUSHTRACKER TOW VEHICLE 2009-14
Searenity

Replies: 43
Views: 155881

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:39 pm   Subject: 200 SERIES, TOP MOST COMMON BUSHTRACKER TOW VEHICLE 2009-13
Hi Guys,
there are many of us BT owners in the same position - pushing the weight limits. There is something I do not understand - the laws of demand should convince one of the major pl ...
  Topic: NEW RANGE ROVER LUXURY VOGUE TLD V8 DIESEL
Searenity

Replies: 11
Views: 36892

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:06 pm   Subject: Landrovers et al
Hi Munners,
I fully agree with Steve on this issue - last year in the Kimberleys we came across two Landrover Discovery problem situations at Halls Creek and Lake Argyle where the ow ...
  Topic: BUSHTRACKER IS EXPANDING...
Searenity

Replies: 26
Views: 45212

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 5:38 pm   Subject: Bushtracker is expanding
Hi Steve,
good move

cheers

Searenity
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Searenity

Replies: 65
Views: 193327

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:28 am   Subject: Clearview Mirrors
Hi Stephen,
re "blow in from passing trucks or vibrating glass?" - nothing major recalled after 25k, however like all extended mirrors some vibration can and does occur but ...
  Topic: MIRRORS, MIRRORS, and MIRRORS.... Update 2013
Searenity

Replies: 65
Views: 193327

PostForum: Tips on SAFETY WHEN TOWING   Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:28 am   Subject: Mirrors
For what it is worth, we have just completed a 25k six months trip around the block - we installed the Clearview mirrors on our 100TD and before departure and believe they are the best aftermarket pro ...
  Topic: Brakeaway brakes
Searenity

Replies: 11
Views: 18828

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2010 11:16 pm   Subject: Breakaway Brakes
Thanks Steve

cheers


Searenity [with the BT in the Kimberleys]
  Topic: Brakeaway brakes
Searenity

Replies: 11
Views: 18828

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:47 am   Subject: Breakaway Switch
Steve,
thanks for the quick reply and reference text.

Guess a Fluke Clamp Meter is on the purchase / acquisition list. By the way, will a basic multi-meter measure current draw [amps] s ...
  Topic: Brakeaway brakes
Searenity

Replies: 11
Views: 18828

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:07 pm   Subject: Breakaway Units
Gents,
I have read the above and wonder what method I can use to determine if the breakaway switch is active - by this, I mean that it is drawing current on a quasi-continuous basis due to ...
  Topic: Personal security
Searenity

Replies: 8
Views: 15734

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:41 pm   Subject: Personal security
thanks
  Topic: Personal security
Searenity

Replies: 8
Views: 15734

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:13 pm   Subject: Personal Security
Steve,
forgive me but I must be missing something. How do you "lock open" the water-tight door? Our van does not have that facility.

We have made our own modifications using a ...
  Topic: Clean Water - Western Queensland
Searenity

Replies: 4
Views: 9360

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:52 am   Subject: Clean Water - Western Queensland
Hi Folks,
can anyone advise where I can fill my tanks with clean water west of Richmond Queensland? I am trying to avoid bore-based water and the associated odour.

cheers

Searenity ...
  Topic: Nissan Patrol as a tow vehicle.
Searenity

Replies: 10
Views: 30603

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:52 am   Subject: Nissan Patrol as a Tow Vehicle
Hi XT,
just to add to the thread discussion - we have both a 2003 3L TD Nissan Patrol manual and a 2003 4.2L TD Landcruiser 5 speed auto - in towing capability "chalk and cheese" - ...
  Topic: Tow Mirrors
Searenity

Replies: 8
Views: 13734

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed May 06, 2009 1:28 pm   Subject: Tow Mirrors
Thanks for all contributions / guidance - looks like ORA strap-on is a good start.

cheers


Searenity
  Topic: REAL MEN OF THE OUTBACK SERIES: WALLANGARRA MAN, LEGENDS
Searenity

Replies: 10
Views: 15852

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri May 01, 2009 8:16 pm   Subject: REAL MEN OF THE OUTBACK SERIES: WALLANGARRA MAN, LEGENDS
Fish Size - 1.25metres and 35 kilograms - quite a handful.

cheers


Searenity
  Topic: Tow Mirrors
Searenity

Replies: 8
Views: 13734

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri May 01, 2009 5:27 pm   Subject: Tow Mirrors
Loki and Alan - thanks for your thoughts. At this stage I will probably look at a strap-on tow mirror.

In answer to Alan's gearbox guess - No, it is a 5 speed auto - thank yourself that you have a ...
  Topic: Tow Mirrors
Searenity

Replies: 8
Views: 13734

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:01 pm   Subject: Tow Mirrors
Folks,
we have a Toyota 100 series TD - can anyone advise what tow mirrors to use? We have tried the Aussie Truck Mirrors, unfortunately they will not clear the drivers-side window glass. ...
  Topic: REAL MEN OF THE OUTBACK SERIES: WALLANGARRA MAN, LEGENDS
Searenity

Replies: 10
Views: 15852

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 6:51 pm   Subject: REAL MEN OF THE OUTBACK SERIES: WALLANGARRA MAN, LEGENDS
Have a look at this one.
caught Monduran Damhttp://www.bushtrackerownersforum.com/forum/userpix/791_DSC1032a_2.jpg

Cheers

Searenity
  Topic: Satellite TV
Searenity

Replies: 14
Views: 27628

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 6:58 am   Subject: Satellite
Hi Folks,
wonder when the govt will re introduce licencing for radio [all bands of course!]. Wink

We have a new van on order - with all this debate I am wondering if Satellite TV ...
  Topic: MOST IMPORTANT: Carry/ New Electronic Engine CODE READER
Searenity

Replies: 15
Views: 56270

PostForum: Tips on TOW VEHICLES   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:06 pm   Subject: MOST IMPORTANT: Carry/ New Electronic Engine CODE READER
Folks,
I have been looking at the value of such scanning tools - Steve certainly seem to support the idea. For those with laptops has anyone used the following scan tool ? -- http://www.mr ...
  Topic: First time experience towing the BT
Searenity

Replies: 17
Views: 31391

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2008 11:29 am   Subject: First Tow
Theo
Thanks for sharing your experience.
We are six months away from our collection day and we are eager to get on the road.

Two key statistics we need to know - what is the length and Tare of ...
 
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