Buying and installing a winch

Posted on June 1st, 2012 by Owen

My intent was always to have a winch fitted to the truck, so when I ordered the bullbar, naturally I specified one that was winch capable.
Unfortunately, the majority of 4WD outlets normally only supply winches up to 12,000lbs, which are not really suitable for a 6 tonne truck.
I needed something bigger!

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A home for the house batteries

Posted on May 27th, 2012 by Owen

When designing the camper’s subframe, 730mm was the absolute maximum width that I could make the battery bays. Luckily, this is just wide enough to hold four AGM Deep Cycle house batteries, which is what I intend to use.

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Loud is good… right?

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 by Owen

If my truck could speak I am sure it would tell me that it was embarrassed by the horn fitted by those people at Fuso.
This is a truck and, in my opinion, it should sound like one when you sound the horn.

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