I have always believed that anything is possible. This is true of just about any goal you can name. Everything from learning to shave as a young man to going to the moon and beyond is all within the reach of each of us. As a species we humans are endlessly adaptable and our unique ability to solve complex problems has enabled the greatest innovations the wold has ever known. My goal is not to go to the moon, but rather to go Overlanding.
Continue reading “29 – The Ulitmate Budget Winch?”
I took some time off for myself, and to get closer to finishing my degree. However, work must continue on my little off-roader. Today I took the plastic cladding off the front of my Isuzu Vehicross and found something truly menacing … rust …
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Planning an extended trip can be frustrating and costly. I myself am planning a trip in my little Isuzu Vehicross. More than one actually. As my budget build progresses, I will need to test the capabilities and the reliability of the Vehicross before I take it on extended trips.
Continue reading “27 – Trip Planning”
Have you ever started something only to find out as you go along that it is becoming more complex than you had originally thought it would be? That is the case with my little Isuzu. That is not to say it is beyond my skill level, but it can seem overwhelming at times. In this post I will cover all of the incomplete projects that I have either started, or at least have started to gather parts for.
Continue reading “26 – Project Management”
Today, I took my wife and my Isuzu Vehicross past the pavement for the first since I purchased it at the end of June. It was a short day trip, granted, but it was a perfect fall day for such a drive. The goal was a shakedown run to test not only the massive amount of repair work, but also to test the capabilities of the Torque On Demand (TOD) system that Isuzu 4×4’s are (in)famous for.
Continue reading “25 – The wait is over”
When searching for an adventure vehicle, there is a lot to consider. Things like how many people it will need to seat (or animals), how remote you plan on getting before coming back again, expected terrain to overcome, and more are all valid consideration that should be addressed. Another question, a very important one, is weather or not to buy new, or used. This post will explore my own experiences.
Continue reading “24 – The Real Cost”
So, as I continue to work on my Isuzu Vehicross, I think it may be time to get a bit more serious about my online presence. It is not going to be easy.
Continue reading “23 – Moving Forward”