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MONSTER BACK IN THE UK

The guys at Motorcraft Adventure Developments wanted Monster in at March 1, 2022 so they could start with the build of our Box. Amy was really busy so I decided to drop her off by myself. I wanted to go to Hull again as this is the closest port to Doncaster, so I automatically had to…

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RECOVERY GEAR FOR THE HX60

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND0os0-3M58When driving off-road it is very important that you bring your own recovery gear, especially when you have a heavy truck! You cannot rely on others to bring the sufficient recovery tools. Some recovery gear is for self-recovery and some is for getting pulled out or pulling someone else out of a messy situation. We…

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CABIN REFURBISHMENT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k50GzVttrTsAlthough the HX60 is a relative comfortable and modern vehicle, it is still a utility truck. Rugged, bold, harsh, very green and no sound proofing or insulation. In short: a real Monster!  We are turning Monster into a Mountain Yacht, so we decided to do an overhaul of the cabin and go mountain style all…

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FOUR POINT SUBFRAME – OR NOT?

When building an expedition truck a lot of important decisions have to be made. A decision that always provokes a lot of discussion is the million dollar question: four point subframe - or not? Let me start by mentioning that I am not a technician - far from that. So, I do not have an engineering…

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MONSTER HAS ARRIVED!

WHOOP, WHOOP! Our MAN HX60 has arrived at the yard of Overland.travel. It is a beauty, brand new and with a winch, just what we were looking for.  It came with all the goodies, and very important: the winch controller! We decided to name her 'Monster' for the time being. Yup, simple, little imagination, but…

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ABENTEUER & ALLRAD 2021

Once we started thinking about buying a truck and building an Expedition Camper again,we knew that we had to go to Bad Kissingen. Nowhere in the world you can find that many exhibitors together on the Overlanding subject. We ordered our wristbands (four day entrance) and spot on the campsite in advance, and hoped for the…

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FREERIDER: MODIFICATIONS

The Sprinter 4x4 has served us well over the past 5 years. The build has paid off and there is not much that we would do different the next time. The only real disappointment was the 260AH AGM Beaut battery. It could not stand the cold and had trouble supplying enough power to use our…

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