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Kuala Lumpur

Friday, December 6, 2013 Back in KL for 3 nights. Still love the place 🙂 Saturday, December 7, 2013 Last time while driving in we kinda got ‘lost’ for a while… one wrong highway exit was all it took to…

Sterlin makes trouble in Adelaide

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 The drive to Adelaide was easy and the roads good.  We arrived in the city center of Adelaide before the banks closed and in time to pickup our Australian banking card. This meant we could get…

Update on Sterlin

Talk about being frustrated.  But at long last Sterlin has left Los Angeles, some 62 days after he was dropped off.  In the end we had to switch to an exclusive 20 foot container to get things moving.  Shipping company…

Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Today Sterlin got dropped off at Schumacher Cargo and Logistics for shipping to Australia. The process was extremely easy and very reasonably priced at $1,850. In preparation of arrival into Sydney, Sterlin underwent a serious cleaning…

Water Tank, Filter and Pump

Sterlin is fitted with a 50 liter (13 gallon) clean water tank which is connected to an electric pump which pumps the water through a water purification or filter system. The plan is that the water tank will always hold clean…

Stainless Steel Rear Cargo Door

We replaced Sterlin’s original rear cargo panel with an upgraded stainless steel panel and added a fold down work table. The replacement panel is from Columbia Overland and is purpose built for the Land Rover Discovery II. The fold down table is…

Spare Parts and Tools

Sterlin will be stocked with a minimum of spare parts and tools. Clearly we are planning to go to some far off places and it is unlikely that we will find all the spare parts or even services that we…

OBDII Interface and Display

We have installed an Ultra-gauge to provide engine management information from the OBDII diagnostic port located under the steering wheel. The ultra-gauge is able to connect with Sterlin’s on board computer and obtain real-time engine management information and diagnostic fault…

Rear Access Ladder

After market rear access ladders are typically available for sale for around $80 from British Atlantic. The ladder we purchased looked extremely like the Land Rover supplied version, it certainly mounted the same way. The installation was a little tricky…