What Car Gear and Equipment do you Need to Travel Overland
Let’s talk winches, sand ladders, GPS and other navigation tools, rooftop tents, air filters, and, of course, car tires! What car gear do you need, what works, and what doesn’t.
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When we left the Netherlands in 2003, a heatwave was about to hit Europe. During the summer months in Greece we were grateful for the foot vents in the BJ45. … Read more
Coen is a perfectionist in many ways, even when it comes to using leveling blocks. When he wants the vehicle to be parked straight, it has to be straight. As … Read more
This is part 3 of a 3-series story on how to keep your overland vehicle on the road. Find part 1 here and part 2 here. At the Chilean Automobile … Read more
This is part 2 of a 3-series story on how to keep your overland vehicle on the road. Find part 1 here. In India, our jar with bolts saved our … Read more
This is part 1 of a 3-series story on how to keep your overland vehicle on the road. Here are part 2 and part 3. In 2003, we acquired a … Read more
So what’s the story, fat or skinny tires? In this blog post we share 13 opinions from experienced overlanders. From the beginning of our journey, 17,5 years ago, we’ve had … Read more
What can happen with your winch if you don’t use it regularly and don’t do any maintenance?
Russia Travel – Tips on preparing for a long-distance road trip in Siberia during winter; how to stay comfy in your overland rig.
What is the favorite recovery gear on our overland journey, and what do we like about the overlanding essentials? The winch, hi-lift, saw?
Tips for a Rear-door, All-weather Protection, DIY Awning. A car awning for your overland vehicle to protect you in sun and rain.
How to keep mosquitoes out of your overland rig and face? Here is our car mosquito netting, homemade mosquito repellent and more tips.
Roll-up blinds, blackout shades, insulation material and, while we’re at it, mosquito netting. Here are our car window shades for the Land Cruiser.
Check out these inspiring solo women motorcyclists traveling across the world and what they have to say about their favorite motorcycle tool.
Discussions abound on what is the right overland tire. Coen summarizes 15 years of overlanding in the 8 sets of car tires we bought, and why.
With 15+ years of experience on the road, Coen shares what he finds important when buying starter batteries for overland travel.
From an Eezi Awn we switched to a Carpas Anaconda. Why? What do we like about rooftop tents, what not, and how often have we used them?
Rooftop tent, RTT, roof tent, car top tent: different names for a bedroom on our home on wheels. Why one do you buy, and why?
Our Land Cruiser’s air filter rusted through. How did the car get to sport a fancy air filter like the Donaldson Full-View Pre-Cleaner?
From traditional road maps we moved on to the digital version: How do we use our Garmin GPSmap 60CSx in our overland trip?
Hella Marine Netherlands has been extremely supportive of Landcruisingadventure and has supplied us with Hella LED lights – read more how we use them.