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    We use a stocking, hold-ups or tights (in the...

    We use a stocking, hold-ups or tights (in the UK). Cheap and replaceable all over the world. They work perfectly and cost nothing! We also lightly grease the air box which catches any really fine...
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    Just pinning down a route at the moment, so we'll...

    Just pinning down a route at the moment, so we'll be hitting up your website and reading all the blogs!
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    That's in great shape for the age…. Very scarce these days!
  4. Some great films, can't believe we've not come...

    Some great films, can't believe we've not come across your site before now. We want to up our film making but it's really hard to find the time to edit on the road.
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    Around the World In 800 Days

    We left the UK in May 2012 and drove up through Scandinavia to the Arctic Circle and then we drove across Russia to Lake Baikal before heading South into Mongolia. Whilst in Mongolia we received news...
  6. As well as our BBC tv appearance we made it onto...

    As well as our BBC tv appearance we made it onto Russian TV too.....

    http://uitv.ru/news/2012/07/12/11703/
  7. SJC that is very well spotted, you must have...

    SJC that is very well spotted, you must have eagle eyes. It's a home-made headphone pre-amp for our iPod. The signal on the iPod isn't great and so the amp acts as a signal booster before the music...
  8. Hi Brodyagi. No real problems with the car,...

    Hi Brodyagi. No real problems with the car, except that we cracked the right-hand side rear upper trailing arm mount off the rear axle on the way home. We also had a few alternator and cooling system...
  9. Thanks for the comments and interest. Way back...

    Thanks for the comments and interest.

    Way back in June the BBC made a short little film (which might not be viewable in all countries) about our adventure and the reasons for doing it. The film is...
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    A few more pics from Russia and Mongolia.
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  11. Around The World In 800 Days (Scandinavia, Russia and Mongolia)

    The plan was to attempt to circumnavigate the planet in 800 days starting from the UK. Our vehicle of choice an 18 year-old Toyota Hilux Surf 4x4 called ‘Bee Bee’. The trip didn’t quite go as planned...
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    800 Days Around The World

    We will be getting our passports back from the Russian consulate on Tuesday morning and then will be embarking on our 800 day adventure.

    The BBC have made a short film about our inspirations and...
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    Sticky: Here's our 1994 Hilux Surf (essentially a...

    Here's our 1994 Hilux Surf (essentially a Japanese import 4Runner). She now has a 4” suspension lift, safari snorkel, Maggiolina airtop roof tent, Terrain side awning and extra room, split charge...
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    Sticky: Here are a few pics of our 1994 Toyota Hilux Surf...

    Here are a few pics of our 1994 Toyota Hilux Surf SSRX (essentially a Japanese 4Runner), She now has a 4” suspension lift, safari snorkel, Maggiolina airtop roof tent, Terrain side awning and extra...
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    These are popular in England on Hilux Surfs (Uk...

    These are popular in England on Hilux Surfs (Uk name for 4Runners), we call them Wind Deflectors.

    http://www.roughtrax4x4.com/?doc=11&cid=702
  16. I’ve managed to narrow down the model of Hilux...

    I’ve managed to narrow down the model of Hilux Surf that would be most suitable for the type of trip we are planning. A 1994 - 1996 Hilux Surf KZN130 with a 3L 1KZT diesel motor seems to be the only...
  17. Thanks Chet, I shall check out those links. Any...

    Thanks Chet, I shall check out those links. Any other advice out there?
  18. Toyota Hilux (surf) and Mitsubishi L200 (warrior, mighty max, Triton)

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    I'm new to the whole overlanding expedition side of things and this forum. I have been on some serious road trips through the U.A.E and Oman with some interesting off roading in Wadi's.....So...
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