LCMP IS SOLD !! It is official

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Landcruiser Mountain Park has sold Land Cruiser Mountain Park is to become 10,000 acre Wilderness Park accessible only to “Crofters”. Less than 2 hours from Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast It’s was perfect place for locals to learn new off road driving skills, have fun with the family or mates and at the same time explore over 200km of 4WD …

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What is and how to detect STRAY CURRENT …

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Stray currents in the cooling system In simple terms stray current is a chemical/electrical process which causes an electrical current to pass through a vehicles cooling system fluid. It can cause rapid damage to radiators and will indirectly cause problems with other engine components such as water pumps, thermostat housings, etc. This is brought about when one or more items …

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Modified Sine Wave V’s Pure Sine Wave

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So, you have wanted an inverter to run a 240 volt device off road for a while. You will need a pure sine wave inverter but will a cheaper modified sine wave inverter do it? Before we answer that question, let’s have a quick gander at what AC (short for alternating current) is. AC is a current that repeatedly changes direction. This applies …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You’ll Ever Need

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How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You’ll Ever Need from Tom Allen on Vimeo. One of the best gifts I’ve ever received on my travels is a stove made with nothing but a drinks can and a knife. In this video, we’re going to learn how to make it. The stove runs on alcohol, of …

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This simple trick under $25.00 could save you hundreds….

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Have you ever heard the concept that keeping your deep cycle battery above 50% will extend its life? We recently chatted with the guys from Fullriver who manufacture a wide range of deep cycles to get the run down of how this works. As you may know the expected life span of a good quality AGM is up to 5 …

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Roo Systems: Dyno graph collection

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The ROO custom tunes programmed into our chip/remap packages, combined with the Roo Systems exhaust systems, have proven consistently to increase performance above and beyond other systems in the market for all 4WDs in the market today. A comprehensive gallery of various 4WD turbo diesel dyno graphs from Roo Systems. Want to know more about Roo Systems chip and exhaust …

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Can I store batteries on concrete?

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Fact or Fiction Well, is it true? Will a battery be damaged or discharged by letting it sit on concrete? Why do so many people believe that concrete is a battery enemy? Years ago, batteries could have been electrically discharged by sitting on a concrete floor. My dad, for instance, owned an automotive shop for many years. In fact, I …

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Printing Solar Panels in the Backyard

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Shawn Frayne and Alex Hornstein, two young inventors based in the Philippines, are taking their passion for clean free energy and developing a way to make it accessible and cheap for everyone. These guys are working tirelessly to provide a product that could be used by practically anyone to make homemade solar panels. The factory is small enough to fit on a …

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The science behind Superflex arms-Superior Engineering

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If you own a coil sprung Patrol or Landcruiser, you probably understand the versatility of the radius arm suspension platform and just how well they can handle most offroad conditions, they are one of the most popular OE link suspensions systems used in large solid axle 4wd’s. This suspension uses two lower arms that attach from the frame down to …