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  Topic: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY AND FUNCTION, BY REQUEST OF AN OWNER...
surfy53

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PostForum: Tips on OFF ROAD CAMPING AND HOBBIES   Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 10:46 am   Subject: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY AND FUNCTION, BY REQUEST OF AN OWNER...
The sky is the main subject that the viewer will concentrate on, however you do need so land in the foreground to give the image some scale.
  Topic: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY AND FUNCTION, BY REQUEST OF AN OWNER...
surfy53

Replies: 63
Views: 140323

PostForum: Tips on OFF ROAD CAMPING AND HOBBIES   Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 3:17 pm   Subject: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY AND FUNCTION, BY REQUEST OF AN OWNER...
A pretty good photo Gareth. I don't know wether your using a digital camera or a phone. It's very wide, could be a panorama from a phone. Need to include just a bit more sky to get more of the cloud. ...
  Topic: GPS Tracker EZY2C
surfy53

Replies: 3
Views: 3539

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:17 pm   Subject: GPS Tracker EZY2C
Has anyone had any make of GPS tracker installed on their van for security? If so, what brand and are you happy with it.
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
surfy53

Replies: 111
Views: 287566

PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:43 am   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Wayne, you're going to have some great holidays in that van, see you out there.
Chris.
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
surfy53

Replies: 111
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PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:55 pm   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Put the van into BT Kunda Park this morning for a service, under body respray and a few other things.
By 1:30 pm I'd had two phone calls from the guys updating me on what was going on. They had to r ...
  Topic: Great Service
surfy53

Replies: 2
Views: 6957

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:50 pm   Subject: Great Service
Put the van into BT Kunda Park this morning for a service, under body respray and a few other things.
By 1:30 pm I'd had two phone calls from the guys updating me on what was going on. They had to re ...
  Topic: A Brand New Owner
surfy53

Replies: 8
Views: 14666

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 9:04 am   Subject: A Brand New Owner
Congratulations, now you can start the long and fun task of buying everything to fill the cargo hold and all those drawers. Don't forget the Weber, that's a must.
Have fun.
Chris.
🎊🎉 ...
  Topic: New Blog Spot - Freedom Wheels around Oz
surfy53

Replies: 8
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:43 am   Subject: New Blog Spot - Freedom Wheels around Oz
You've done a damn good job there.
  Topic: Wind Deflector
surfy53

Replies: 5
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:41 pm   Subject: Wind Deflector
Does anyone use these wind/air deflectors and if so are they worth the money.
Chris.
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/1245_image_51.jpg
  Topic: APOLOGIES, AND HOPE FOR THE NEW YEAR..EXPANDING AGAIN
surfy53

Replies: 14
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:10 pm   Subject: APOLOGIES, AND HOPE FOR THE NEW YEAR..EXPANDING AGAIN
That sounds great to us customers and even better for the staff and the future of the company.
Congratulations guys, you have the BEST product.
C.
  Topic: "........but where is a comfortable climate".
surfy53

Replies: 10
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PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:16 pm   Subject: "........but where is a comfortable climate".
Ted and Narelle.
Free camp just nth of Gin Gin, good one.
Appletree Creek.
Calliope River.
St Lawrence.

Get on to Wiki Camps, there's a few more.
Chris.
  Topic: "........but where is a comfortable climate".
surfy53

Replies: 10
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PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:36 pm   Subject: "........but where is a comfortable climate".
We live in Rocky. HOT Rocky.
After New Year we've got a good amount of time to spare, so where is the best climate to relax in. It has to be south, wouldn't head north unless it was snowing somewhere ...
  Topic: Bushtrackers Rule!
surfy53

Replies: 3
Views: 8670

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:20 pm   Subject: Bushtrackers Rule!
This is it Steve.
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/1245_image_44.jpg
  Topic: Bushtrackers Rule!
surfy53

Replies: 3
Views: 8670

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:19 pm   Subject: Bushtrackers Rule!
This is it Steve.
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/1245_image_44.jpg
  Topic: Y62 Nissan Patrol as a ToW Vehicle
surfy53

Replies: 8
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 12:31 pm   Subject: Y62 Nissan Patrol as a ToW Vehicle
Personally I think there is only one choice and that's the Diesel L/C 200 used by many towing a BT.
You said that the Nissan was at a reduced price.....how much are we talking about here? You've got ...
  Topic: Problems & solutions with the Camec triple lock door.
surfy53

Replies: 5
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 12:37 pm   Subject: Problems & solutions with the Camec triple lock door.
A few years ago we were camped at the old uranium mining town of Mary Kathleen, now deserted. Went to bed after locking the door. Woke up next morning, had breakfast then decided to go outside. No go. ...
  Topic: Hitchmaster DO35 or DO 45
surfy53

Replies: 17
Views: 33848

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 8:22 pm   Subject: Hitchmaster DO35 or DO 45
I saw a DO35 Version 2 last month from VC, four bolts with dust cap but no handbrake incorporated.
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/1245_image_39.jpg
A bit hard to see but only four bol ...
  Topic: Hitchmaster DO35 or DO 45
surfy53

Replies: 17
Views: 33848

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:00 pm   Subject: Hitchmaster DO35 or DO 45
The latest DO35 only has four bolt holes. If you go for the latest DO35 with combined handbrake then they have six bolt holes. All these are with the round dust cap.
Veh Comps may still have an older ...
  Topic: Tick and Flick Check Book
surfy53

Replies: 30
Views: 54426

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:22 am   Subject: Tick and Flick Check Book
Upgrading to the new DO35 with dust cover is a major task. The new one only has 4 bolt holes instead of 6 on the old one and the distance between bolts has changed.
  Topic: 200 Series L/C Cabin Filter.
surfy53

Replies: 4
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:33 pm   Subject: 200 Series L/C Cabin Filter.
I have noticed a huge improvement in the amount of air flow and the coldness of the A/C sines the cabin filter was replaced.
Chris.
  Topic: 200 Series L/C Cabin Filter.
surfy53

Replies: 4
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 4:43 pm   Subject: 200 Series L/C Cabin Filter.
I agree Dave, but I'm sure that this was the original. After we came back from Cameron Corner and Birdsville a few months ago the A/C just didn't seem up to scratch. Did a bit of a Google and discover ...
  Topic: 200 Series L/C Cabin Filter.
surfy53

Replies: 4
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 11:09 am   Subject: 200 Series L/C Cabin Filter.
Ever heard of a cabin filter.....I hadn't until a couple of weeks age. It is located at the back of your glove box and is accessed through the glove box.
Below is my old one, replaced last week. Cost ...
  Topic: Krunjie Track, Kimberley WA
surfy53

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PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:49 pm   Subject: Krunjie Track, Kimberley WA
Great scenery and even better images from you all.
Lucky buggers, it looks fantastic out there.
Chris.
  Topic: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
surfy53

Replies: 25
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:15 am   Subject: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
http://www.bushtrackerforum.com/forum/userpix/1245_image_18.jpg

Ah, yes. I didn't see that. Grabbed that pic off the net as my photo would not upload.
This is my setup on the 200. The Fuel Manager ...
  Topic: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
surfy53

Replies: 25
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 4:52 pm   Subject: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
Hi Dave, yes I do have a 2010 LC 200.
Diesel Care in Dalby have several stores in Qld and Northern NSW, and they are also very reputable.
I had them install a secondary unit, Fuel Manager with a fil ...
  Topic: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
surfy53

Replies: 25
Views: 158423

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:00 am   Subject: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
Yes, I think it is more like an accumulation of crap in the filter. However, it could be water, but where I have been getting my fuel lately way out west, it is near impossible to know who the "d ...
  Topic: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
surfy53

Replies: 25
Views: 158423

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:47 am   Subject: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
Thanks Cowboy, this is the second time I have used the above information to fix water in the fuel filter in my 200 Series.
Works a treat, just got to try and keep away from those "dirty" se ...
  Topic: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
surfy53

Replies: 111
Views: 287566

PostForum: TESTIMONIALS from owners   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:54 am   Subject: Testimonials from Owners (please post reply in this topic)
Had to replace the clear plastic catches that hold the fridge door in place while on the move. The guys at BTi had already supplied me with two new ones as it was only a matter of time before one of t ...
  Topic: TYRES
surfy53

Replies: 23
Views: 37487

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:38 pm   Subject: TYRES
Yes, we have just replaced the 694's with the updated 697's. No really noticeable road noise, only 500kms old but don't expect any problems. The 694's did 68,000 kms, a fare share of those in the bush ...
  Topic: Interior photos a 21 foot FAMILY show van (timeless timber)
surfy53

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PostForum: PICTURE GALLERY OF HIGH END TOP FINISHES   Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 12:49 pm   Subject: Interior photos a 21 foot FAMILY show van (timeless timber)
Hi Matt,
I see that the Swift stove top now has the matching laminate. Is this a BT addition or does the stove come like that.
Chris.
  Topic: THE DIRECTORS CHOICE OF BUSHTRACKER, RIG, AND EQUIPMENT 2012
surfy53

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PostForum: SO...WHAT MAKES BUSHTRACKER THE BEST?   Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:21 pm   Subject: THE DIRECTORS CHOICE OF BUSHTRACKER, RIG, AND EQUIPMENT 2012
It must be hard living that rough..............
Chris.
  Topic: BUSHTRACKERS NEW FACILITY now starting production
surfy53

Replies: 5
Views: 12541

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:55 pm   Subject: BUSHTRACKERS NEW FACILITY now starting production
So True.
  Topic: 2013 New exterior and interior features for Show Season..
surfy53

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Views: 84075

PostForum: PICTURE GALLERY OF HIGH END TOP FINISHES   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:24 am   Subject: 2013 New exterior and interior features for Show Season..
That is one really cool van Peter.
Chris.
  Topic: 2006 model 21FT BUSHTRACKER FOR SALE - (SOLD)
surfy53

Replies: 11
Views: 24649

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:02 pm   Subject: 2006 model 21FT BUSHTRACKER FOR SALE - (SOLD)
OK...............I'll bite...........wh............
Ah............yeh, Julia will be gone and you will definately sell that van.
Can't wait.
C.
Razz Razz Razz
  Topic: BUSHTRACKER IS EXPANDING...
surfy53

Replies: 26
Views: 45211

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:59 am   Subject: BUSHTRACKER IS EXPANDING...
Well, you're talking to us and I don't see any negative replys.
Chris.
  Topic: BUSHTRACKER IS EXPANDING...
surfy53

Replies: 26
Views: 45211

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:30 am   Subject: BUSHTRACKER IS EXPANDING...
Steve, this is great news for future and current clients and especially for the fantastic crew you have working at BT. Expansion means job security for staff and more room for services and R&D. Yo ...
  Topic: NEW DVD COMING, BORDER COUNTRY EXPLORING OF BACK TRACKS
surfy53

Replies: 19
Views: 34112

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 4:30 pm   Subject: NEW DVD COMING, BORDER COUNTRY EXPLORING OF BACK TRACKS
Excellent, thoroughly enjoyed the new DVD. That new suspension looks the goods.
Did note you were not using any extension mirrors, any special reason.
Chris. Laughing
  Topic: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
surfy53

Replies: 25
Views: 158423

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:23 pm   Subject: 200 Series Emergency Fuel Filter Service and Code Clearing
I don't know where you get the time Steve.
I have copied and pasted this article to our laptops and sticks for future reference. This is a great help.
Thanks.
Chris.
  Topic: very impressed
surfy53

Replies: 2
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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 9:05 am   Subject: very impressed
You can't help but be impressed by the quality of the workmanship and the friendliness of the staff who create these wonderful vans.
This is exactly what sold us onto Bushtracker..........and the aft ...
  Topic: One Day
surfy53

Replies: 3
Views: 16643

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:34 am   Subject: One Day
Did you actually head up The Canning Stock Route and how far?
Chris.
  Topic: Why females should experience towing a Bushtracker
surfy53

Replies: 6
Views: 12507

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:14 am   Subject: Why females should experience towing a Bushtracker
Well done and good luck for the future. Maybe I should let my wife drive more often.

Back in '97 a similar thing happened to my parents while they were caravaning in the Gulf. Dad was hospitalised ...
  Topic: A big thank you
surfy53

Replies: 3
Views: 9358

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:01 am   Subject: A big thank you
A few weeks ago we had our 18" BT in to Kunda Park for some alterations to some cupboards and an extra drawer put in.
As usual with the team at BT, nothing was too much trouble. Picked the van u ...
  Topic: 2002 Bushtracker 18ft Van SOLD SOLD (SOLD)
surfy53

Replies: 3
Views: 11618

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:31 am   Subject: 2002 Bushtracker 18ft Van SOLD SOLD (SOLD)
Yep.......you're blind as a bat...................$73,000.
  Topic: To WA the BT Way
surfy53

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PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:35 pm   Subject: To WA the BT Way
We went from Rocky in 2010. Out to L/Reach, Winton, Boulia, Alice then the Great Central Rd to Laverton and over to the coast. Great trip, maiden with the BT.
Roads were dry but corrugated to H.... S ...
  Topic: Cape Leveque
surfy53

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Views: 28979

PostForum: TRAVEL LOGS AND BUSHTRACKERS IN ACTION PICTURE GALLERY   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:47 am   Subject: Cape Leveque
We were up at Cape Leveque in September last year and the road was a four hour bone shattering slog all the way.
Having said that, don't be put off, just take your time and you'll be fine.
Kooljaman ...
  Topic: 18' Hybrid lite (Island bed) - (SOLD)
surfy53

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Views: 25190

PostForum: PRE-LOVED BUSHTRACKERS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS   Posted: Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:49 am   Subject: 18' Hybrid lite (Island bed) - (SOLD)
This is a first class van.
We have an identical one that we picked up in May 10'. Headed west across The Plenty, Donohue, Great Central and also did The Gibb and home through the Gulf. No complaints ...
  Topic: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY AND FUNCTION, BY REQUEST OF AN OWNER...
surfy53

Replies: 63
Views: 140323

PostForum: Tips on OFF ROAD CAMPING AND HOBBIES   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:21 am   Subject: PHOTOGRAPHY, HOBBY AND FUNCTION, BY REQUEST OF AN OWNER...
A few photo's from south of Exmouth, a free camp off the side of the road about 600 mtrs. As the sun came down the sky started to glow and I knew we might get a nice sunset.

http://www.bushtrackero ...
  Topic: CLEANING CHECKERPLATE
surfy53

Replies: 28
Views: 70390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:21 am   Subject: CLEANING CHECKERPLATE
Yep........stiff brush and a bit of elbow grease.
C.
  Topic: CLEANING CHECKERPLATE
surfy53

Replies: 28
Views: 70390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 3:35 pm   Subject: CLEANING CHECKERPLATE
AJAX CREAM CLEANSER (Lemon)

End of R&D.

End of subject.

Chris.
  Topic: CLEANING CHECKERPLATE
surfy53

Replies: 28
Views: 70390

PostForum: GENERAL DISCUSSION   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:01 am   Subject: CLEANING CHECKERPLATE
I agree with Steve......do not use any of the acid based products.

This subjuct is getting off line.
I do not want a mirror finish.
I do not want it to sparkle.
I want the red dirt stains to be ...
 
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