RORO is cheaper than container shipping.
Ford pick ups seem to be almost non existent in most of south America. The hood of an American pu is a huge waste of space that also increases turning radius, not an issue in the US. Friends with a chev pu travelling in Argentina needed to replace their...
I would suggest the jeep is way too light for 5 people full time. Forget trailers, if you plan to ship internationally multiple times. Start with North America, remember food and water resupply will be more difficulr everywhere else except Europe.
Tires are pretty critical, especially as you approach max load as most smaller expo vehicles do(anything under 5 tonnes). Even Michelin makes some tires in China, brand and quality control are worth paying for.
Leave the VSR. Disconnect the 230 volt charger from the starter batteries and leave it on the house batteries.
Check the charging profile set on the charger, it may be set for flooded batteries. It may also have the equalize program active. Check the manual , I am not familiar with the Victron...
Try Maps.me Free software and free maps. works perfectly offline and with ioverlander. Very easy to use. In south America we have given up on Delorme/Garmin as their maps are so poor down here. We have a Garmin InReach and prefer the Maps.me software.
Full electric with heat from engine coolant and engine coolant heater using same fuel as engine.
For light LED is it period.
Our propane cook top has been our worst performing appliance at altitude.
Our Webasto heater starts to get difficult above 4700m(that's over 15000'), not an issue in...