17 – Project update

If you follow this blog then you know I have been working to build a low cost Overland Vehicle. My platform of choice? A 1999 Isuzu Vehicross. Isuzu’s are world renowned for their off-road capability, and the Vehicross is no exception. With it’s terrain sensing Torque On Demand (TOD), a true low range transfer case, full-time four wheel drive, remote reservoir suspension, and nearly eight inches of ground clearance, all considered standard from the factory, the Vehicross was made for adventure.

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16 – Maintenance

It’s not the sexiest thing in the world. In fact, it is probably the most avoided task of just about every person that owns a vehicle. Regular maintenance is, however, extremely important. This one task can make the difference between a break down and an amazing adventure. Of course, there are those who say, “It isn’t an adventure until something goes wrong.”

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14 – Overlanding vs Over Everything

In the United States the phrase, no replacement for displacement can often be heard around vehicle enthusiasts of every caliber. This a reference to engine size with the idea that bigger is always better. Americans just seem to not be happy unless their toys are larger than life. This post will attempt challenge that assumption.


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12 – Removing old vinyl wrap

Using vinyl wrap is a great and inexpensive way to give your vehicle a fresh look. Many comapanies will use vinyl wrap to add graphics, logos, phone numbers, and the like to a vehicle to improve visibility of a product or service. In the off-road world, professionals use vinyl wrap to display sponsor logos, team information and vehicle numbers. But what happens to vinyl wrap if you leave it on too long?
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