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    Poll about heaters at high altitude

    Hi all, I know this topic has been discussed ad nauseam in this forum and I've gone through old threads like Parking heaters at altitude and What is the BEST....High Altitude Solution for Heating? etc. but I'm not looking to rehash the same discussions. I'm only trying to decide between getting...
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    Moto rack attachments options

    Hi everyone! I hope I can get some honest opinions from those of you who have carried motorbikes for some time and have experienced the real forces/vibration/jolting that go into the support points while doing some hairy tracks. The bike will go on something like this: For the front wheel I...
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    Meertruck 1124AF

    Hello and Happy Easter, everyone! Our story actually began nearly a year ago, but we haven't made a huge amount of progress in that time so it won't be a very long story. 😝 We bought this beautiful Mercedes 1124 AF (automatic and with front diff!) from a German dealer last May: The next 7...
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    Zocama reviews?

    Hi all, I've been searching for reviews about Zocama (a cabin manufacturer in Barcelona) but haven't found anything written by actual clients of theirs. If anyone has experience with them, I'd love to know how it went. Just bought a Mercedes Benz 1124 AF and now looking more closely at cabin...
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    Twiga Travel Cars?

    Hi all! I'm at a very early stage of planning my overland truck and these last weeks I've been trying to find a cabin building company that's a perfect match for my project. One of the companies under consideration is Twiga Travel Cars from the Netherlands. Their quote was quite a bit higher...
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    Refrigerated truck bodies in Europe

    Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone has links to some good sites to find refrigerated truck bodies in Germany? Didn't see many results on ebay kleinanzeigen (and they were all huge; I'd be looking for something around 4.5 - 5 meters to mount on a Mercedes-Benz 1124AF or similar truck). Would also...
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    MB 917 vs 1120/1124?

    Hi all, I'm planning to buy a 4x4 MB truck in the next few months and build a cabin on it. Looking for some thoughts on the following: If my estimated fully loaded weight is going to be ~8 tons (+/- 1 ton) what are the pros and cons of going for an MB 917 vs 1120/1124? I don't know enough to...
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