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Ultra Gauge

Ultra Gauge Isuzu

On our most recent build, we fitted an Ultra Gauge. At the time they weren’t very popular, but they are now, and for good reason. If you don’t have a way of clearing codes, and monitoring your 4WD, you should seriously consider it. 

 


Stedi ST4K Light Bar

LED light bar off road

4WD Light technology has come in leaps and bounds, and there are now some products on the market that are not only great quality, but cheap enough for everyone to be able to afford. On our newest build, we fitted a 40 inch Stedi ST4K LED light bar. Find out our thoughts here.

 


Solar panels vs blankets

Solar Blanket vs Panel

The age old question; are solar blankets better than solar panels? Well, it really depends! If you want to know what is most suitable for you, check this out.

 

 


Are you damaging your 12V batteries?

Deep cycle battery state of charge

Just because your fridge is still running in the morning doesn’t mean you are doing the right thing by your batteries. Regular, deep discharging significantly reduces the lifespan of your batteries, and you have to find a balance that suits your requirements.

 

 

 


eBay Solar Panels; how to avoid getting ripped off

Portable solar panels

Not much really upsets me, but seeing most of the solar panels being sold on eBay false advertised really makes the blood boil. Don’t buy a single solar panel off eBay unless you’ve read this, or you will get ripped off!

 


Projecta IDC25 DCDC review

Projecta IDC25 in our Dmax

Our latest build included a Projecta IDC25 DCDC battery charger. We’ve had it for a couple of years now, and it hasn’t been a perfectly smooth run. Find out what we think of it here.

 

 


Victron MPPT Review

Victron 100/30 MPPT

Victron make premium gear, and they are well known for it. We ran the 100 | 30 MPPT unit on our old camper trailer for several years, and had a brilliant run with it. See the full review here.

 

 


 

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