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Old 03-04-2013, 03:25 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Love this thing, I want one!
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:59 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Love this thing, I want one!
As long as it isn't mine its fine with me

Funny enough, people often ask for the price and want to buy it, when we make a stop at a gas station or supermarket, but i wonder if its really possible to sell such thing if ever needed...

Made a bit of progress:

The wiring was a bit of a mess, with 24V, 12V for starting, 12V converted from 24V and 230V.
Ripped it all apart and marked all the wires, fitted new fuseboxes and 3 new batteries - now its a lot easier to figure out if something go wrong


Still needs to fabricate a nice cover though...

The exhaust was a temporary fit as we were in a hurry for our maiden voyage, it was mounted way to low and looked ulgy...

So made a new one of 2,5" and 3" with the old stainless Simons muffler.




Now its nicely tugged away and the old diesel sounds even better
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:06 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Looking good! And props to you for re-wiring everything. I'd have left it

But then like you said I'd be screwed if anything went wrong.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:35 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Looking good! And props to you for re-wiring everything. I'd have left it

But then like you said I'd be screwed if anything went wrong.
my bad for hi jack... but i used to live in champaign.. small world
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:57 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:39 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Looking good! And props to you for re-wiring everything. I'd have left it

But then like you said I'd be screwed if anything went wrong.
Yeps, it should be a lot easier now if something breaks down in the middle of nowhere... When i was finished i turned the main switch and.... nothing worked!!! While standing there, knee deep in salty water from my eyes i remembered that i hadn't installed any of the fuses
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:44 AM   #32 (permalink)
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HAHA. Don't stand in knee deep salty water when you're working with electronics! :P
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:11 AM   #33 (permalink)
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You are absolutely right ;-)
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:49 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Finally got the decals





Okay... I know - not very serious for a expedition vehicle, i know i should have bought some flags and a dakar logo
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Old 05-17-2013, 01:24 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Sweet!

Nice truck too...
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:25 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Just installed some new rubber floor mats:


And made a trade for a brand new Viaair compressor:



Until now its mounted under the rear passengerseat with an automatic 8 meter hose reel :-)
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Old 07-28-2013, 04:49 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Just got home from our holiday trip to the Balkans

Fantastic trip, not quite as much off-road as last time, but a lot more varied terrain...

We drove from Denmark through Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina and back again.

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Old 02-26-2019, 01:26 PM   #39 (permalink)
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I stumbled upon this thread looking for C304 images. Having watched a few of your YouTube videos over the years, it was nice to find your build thread here.

Do you still have the truck? What improvements or changes have been made?

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