Hope everyone is doing well.
I'm looking at getting a 2011 GU Patrol 3.0L. I was just curious from you guys, what makes the patrol a good 4x4/Tourer and thusly leads to them being so popular? I've heard issues with the 3L engine. What makes the patrol your favorite 4x4 over...
Planning a trip to Sedona in the Patrol in early January (winter) and looking for some in cab heating options while the vehicle is parked overnight for camps. We will be sleeping in the vehicle for 10 nights on the way down and back (a couple hotel nights thrown in).
I wanted to add some exterior lights to my patrol so when I rock up to camp in the dark, I can switch them on and set up, with tripping over pegs, ropes and other gear.
I consider the standard rear mounted telescopic light that fits to the rear door, however it was limited in where the light...
Okay so I'm calling on the DIY guys here because i have been doing some reading and need to clarify a few things. I am making my own camp shower and heat exchanger to heat water with coals/campstove/open fire.
The Camp Shower:
This will be made up using a pressurized weed sprayer -
im not a happy camper...
bought quad bike
bought helmet/camel packs/riding gear/etc.
got camp fridge
got expanding foam mattress
bought 12V pressure pump
made heat exchanger shower
rewired all sorts of crap in the patrol to suit camping needs
bought folding table
This is going to sound really random ... bbuuuttt im gonna ask anyway.
does anyone know if there is any puresine generators/invertors out there that have an optional dc input, for example when i got camping for weeks at a time, my solar panels dont keep up with my fridge/invertor and...
I'm heading up the Cape OTL in the next week but have out all camps south of the Jardine River (Elliot Falls) are closed due to flooding.
Can anyone who is currently there give me some info on the tracks conditions
Hi Guys, I've got mu GU3 all kitted out, draw system in the rear etc. On a Lap of Australia, Cape York next week & was thinking for good cooking, anywhere, regardless of fire restrictions, getting the webber baby q.
Any advice on practicality?
I'm am planning to setup my 2004 GU wagon for a camping trip.
I wont be able to take a trailer but will have a roof top tent.
I am keen to see other GU wagons camping setup, especially inside, so would appreciate any photos.
I expect to remove all the rear seats and use a twin wheel...
Well today I was a little bored so I decided to knock up a table so we have somewhere to prepare food and drinks while in the great outdoors. I had some 3mm checkerplate left from my canopy build so I used that and some other leftover scrap I had lying around.
I wanted it to be light and also I...
Hey all, I'm wanting to buy a rooftop tent with basket and I want the ladder coming off the rear not the side. Does anyone have any suggestion, piks, prices, brands ect. I've done abit of looking around but still can't find anything with the tent coming of the rear. is this as simple as turning...
I have the first "family" camping trip coming up this month with the wife and 2.5 yo son. We have some other couples coming with kids ranging from 3 to 7 boys and girls.
Was wanting to know what other families get up to activity wise for kids?
It is up at Gordon Country, so by a creek with a few...
G day any one who has spent some time in jamieson or woods point whats it like? organising a trip for bucks and need a sweet camping spot with some medium tracks near by..mates running a prado...
wouldnt mind camping on a river or something. have three full days leaving friday morn??
I'd like to see some comments on the tent or shelters people are using.
Some people have had a particular type for some time and swear by what they have.
Could I have some comments and opinions, and shared advice, and possible brands and prices to expect?
Being able to put up a quick...
Hey guys im looking at getting a swb troll soon, if everything goes well :)
so i wanted to see your rigs and how you have them set up, mine will be good off roader plus camper as well and daily driver.
so wanted to see how you have done it?
with awnings and roof racks etc
I'm just wondering if anyone has any experience with the Coleman Instant Tent 8. It isn't available in Australia but with the Aussie dollar going pretty well it has really piqued my interest.
Click here to see it at the Coleman Site
It is a 14x10 foot tent that is like the...