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Alaska to Argentina in an HJ47

Hi all.

Please drop by www.landtrek.net to find out how we are doing with the preparations of our trip, specifically our engine rebuild.

I will post here everytime a new update is available.

Thanks for reading!




Dan’s the Man

As you’ll remember, the rebuilding of the engine had come to a grinding stop as we couldn’t find correct sized rod bearings. Fortunately.....read the rest of the story here
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Hey Dan!

Great to hear that you are also traveling in a HJ47! We are currently on the road in Africa with ours and have barely come across another 40 series let alone a long wheel base.

Will read more about your engine rebuild when we have proper internet again.

Enjoy the rest of your preparations and have a great trip!

Cheers
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Thanks Fabian.

Glad to hear you are enjoying travelling with your HJ47 !
Africa may well be next on our bucket list of places to see... Hope so.

My name is actually Marc. "Dan's the man" is a quote from our blog page. A teaser, if you will. Sorry for the confusion.
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New update at landtrek.net

Hi all. As title says, we have a new post on our blog!

Like to know how it feels to quit your job of 25 years and jump out the window and into Adventure?
Visit www.landtrek.net to see what we think about it.

M.
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I'm sorry, I can't help myself, I'm in lust with your landcruiser!! what a beaut!
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On the road.

We have hit the road, finally! Please check out the new pages at www.landtrek.net

Thanks.

Moggy 68, be my guest!
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ts really a nice car!

I love the look of these older Land Cruisers, but I guess i wouldnt like the comfort

Do you really plan to heat water for the shower over the fire all the time to argentinia?

You should be able to find some portable gas water heater at bigger stores! Or use an Engine-Heatexchanger, or at least a solar shower.

Here you will find some helpful links:

4x4tripping: On Board Hot Water Shower System

There is too an translation button. I guess you are able to build your own heat exchanger when you was able to rebuild your engine. Therefore you dont have to spend much money for that upgrade
Safe travels! I will follow your progress here and at your Blog!

I hope to hit the panamericana too soon... The way up - so we may meet us probably ;-)

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Hot water heater

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ts really a nice car!

I love the look of these older Land Cruisers, but I guess i wouldnt like the comfort

Do you really plan to heat water for the shower over the fire all the time to argentinia?

You should be able to find some portable gas water heater at bigger stores! Or use an Engine-Heatexchanger, or at least a solar shower.

Here you will find some helpful links:

4x4tripping: On Board Hot Water Shower System

There is too an translation button. I guess you are able to build your own heat exchanger when you was able to rebuild your engine. Therefore you dont have to spend much money for that upgrade
Safe travels! I will follow your progress here and at your Blog!

I hope to hit the panamericana too soon... The way up - so we may meet us probably ;-)

Surfy
Hey Surfy!

Thanks for posting.

We fianlly opted to bring along an "instant hot water heater" device from Coleman. We will still be using the pop-up tent we used in Vermont but the water heater will be connected to one of the water tanks of the camper. Much better.

I hope to post a page of a typical day of ours on the road one day, if/when I find/take the time so folks will see how we live on the road.

Looking forward to meeting you on the off-road!

CHeers!
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New page on landtrek.net

Hi all. Pls check out our adventure report on landtrek.net!
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new page on landtrek.net

Well, title says it all. Drop by and follow the Adventure!
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Yet another new page on landtrek.net

Yes folks title says it all. Check it out today!

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new page on landtrek

Yes sir. We are very productive here at landtrek.net and we have yet another new post for you up there.

Check it out!

THX.

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