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- Installing a solar panel and controllerWe want to be able to go off grid if needed and not worry about the batteries running flat. Also, we would love to eventually get a compressor fridge which runs off the 12v leisure battery. (We don’t like runningContinue reading “Installing a solar panel and controller”
- Trailing Arm Bushing ReplacementJoin me on a journey tackling one of the T25’s notoriously difficult areas – the trailing arms. Sparks fly whilst I remove hub nuts, disconnect brake lines, snap bleed nipples and meet the tin worm. If your bolts are seizedContinue reading “Trailing Arm Bushing Replacement”
- Truck Mirror UpgradeI’ve always found the standard mirrors to have really poor visibility and tend to suffer from “floppy mirror syndrome” when on the motorway (there are ways to reduce this). I swapped the right side one to a convex mirror typeContinue reading “Truck Mirror Upgrade”