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    Car Paint Colors & Temperatures

    Car Paint Color Temperatures Test Test conducted November 22nd, 2019 at 2:30 pm 76 degrees Fahrenheit, direct sun, no clouds Jacksonville, Florida at a Ford dealership New/clean cars, not driven, sitting on dealer lot in the sun A hand-held thermometer "laser gun" was used to scan several areas...
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    Overland Journal's Shelf Stable Meal Test

    Being a life-long outdoorsman, backpacker, mountain biker, and health-conscious minimalist, I was somewhat disappointed after reading the following article. https://expeditionportal.com/testing-the-best-shelf-stable-camp-meals Can we really not figure out how to preserve healthy, great tasting...
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    MB Truck & Unimog Magazine

    A nice collection of articles written about some well-known builders and suppliers, can be found here: https://mbs.mercedes-benz.com/en/special-trucks/allterrain-mobile-homes.html
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    UK to ZA and back - 25,000 km (1959)

    for those who are boaters, the YouTube channel has a few MY travel videos, as well.
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    What Happened to Rebel-Zilla?

    The original build thread has been completely removed from the board. It was located here: http://forum.expeditionportal.com/threads/144320-Isuzu-NPR-4x4-Beast!-Rebelzilla-by-Rebel-Off-Road/page15 There is a partial build thread here, with some images that I do not recall seeing on Expo, but...
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    Who will be the first?

    Beginning in March 2018, the new FTR will be produced with Isuzu's 4HK1-TC (5.2L), which is mated to an Allison 2550 RDS transmission. Instead of the NPR's rating of 215 HP and 452 foot pounds of torque, the FTR has 215 HP and 520 foot pounds of torque. So, this engine CAN be tuned, albeit by...
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    2016 Australian Four Wheel Driving Highlights

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOuV3yMCJLk Ronny has a great channel if you like Aussie Landcruisers
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    Navistar SOTV-B

    looks like it has Toyota headlights to me :D http://gearheads.org/the-sotv-b-is-the-toughest-pickup-in-the-world-and-its-made-in-the-usa-but-you-cant-buy-one/ https://www.navistardefense.com/NavistarDefense/vehicles/special_operations_vehicle/special_operations_vehicle_b
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    Fuso Composite Camper - Under Construction

    For the last few weeks, I have been helping a friend of mine build this camper box in his shop. We are planning to bring it to OvEx in a few weeks and park it in the Featured Vehicle area. This is a bit of a side project for us, so it may take a while to complete and updates may be infrequent...
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    Tulsa man builds 70 foot sailboat in his front yard

    Plans to sail the world doing marine research and working wherever his travels take him. He cast his own propellers, poured 10,000 pounds of molten lead into the keels that he harvested over a three year period from wheel weights. He built his own blast furnace, ROV, rain water catchment system...
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    Great Vario Camper Van Foundation

    http://www.rallysale.com/businessdetail-1146-7.htm I don't know what these go for in the UK, but it seems like a lot of truck for the money IMO.
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    Dutch MAN Camper Documentary

    Top notch construction, well thought out and executed. May be a bit large depending on your travel plans, but it certainly has everything on offer: Exterior Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOrFNuXdews&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Interior Review: https://youtu.be/o92oLBsfjVE...
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    New Zealand Merino Wool

    Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to share with you a most excellent experience. I recently ordered a half dozen items from two companies in NZ, Ecowool and Swazi. Both provided excellent customer service, pricing and communication and the products are just fantastic, especially...
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    KiraVan

    A technological marvel and yet such a complete waste of time, money and resources. Built by the same man who created MaxiMog, which, if I recall correctly, never went anywhere other than media events and ended up in a museum: http://kiravan.net/
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    Loose Caboose - An Ambulance Build

    Some specs and details here: http://www.actionvehicleeng.com/2014/11/ronnie-renners-ambulance/ and a video, for those with ADD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSXMWZB3-UA&hd=1
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    Unusual Camp Spade/Ax

    This video was taken in ZA. Does anyone know the model or brand of this piece? https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=lKBPS07KhOw#t=1013 I have never seen one set up quite like it before.
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    STV/Volvo TL6

    for those who really want to stay on the back roads: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9kbCgD7tao&hd=1 build your cabin on the rear (driven) platform and hit the trail
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    Top Notch Gear List

    Several months ago, I began a search for a quality pair of made in the US (or another first world nation) hiking boots. I don't have to tell you that the list was short. MANY products that we are all familiar with, big names like Merrell, Columbia, Timberland as well as some of the smaller...
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    Vacuum Insulated Composite Panels

    Doing some research for a potential client a few months back and came across an article detailing Panasonic's "U-Vacua" panels. I saved the link and forgot about it. Last night, while going back through my notes looking for something else, I came across it again. So, off on a tangent I go and...
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