Final vehicle prep and shipping!


So the time has finally come! We have been so busy in the past few weeks that we haven’t had a chance to post as we go.

When we got back from Nepal and Malaysia on 24th Feb it gave us until 19th March to finish the Troopy and get it fully packed for shipment to the UK.

We had a few large-ish jobs to be done, namely replacing the motor on the winch, fixing a persisting yet slight transmission

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Christmas Shakedown run

Its been a little while since we’ve updated the blog due to the silly season. Christmas, New years all the rest of it everything gets a bit hectic.

So about a month ago Jess came to me with a great idea, we should take the troopy down to visit her family in Melbourne for Christmas. Since we’ve been working on it for nearly 9 months now and have hardly driven the car let alone taken it off road we both figured it was time to put it through its paces. Naturally this meant finding some decent 4×4 tracks and secluded camp sites to put all our hard work to the test.


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