Reliability, simplicity, security and storage is the aim for want we to achieve with Kermit's re-build. We are investing a lot more into him this time round and we hope it pays dividends when we go back on the road. Like anyone who embarks on a self-build and ships their vehicle to another continent, we hope he’ll drive the distance and have as little issues as possible.
With this build we have avoided playing reliability roulette with getting products from eBay and instead opted for quality led companies who have guarantees and warranties on products for longer than we are expecting to be away. This has to be a winning formula… right?
This British iconic marque is often regarded as slow, unreliable, dusty, and wavering between being too hot and then too cold. You dread the onset of rain, knowing there could be chance that it’ll become wetter inside than out. All of these sum up our previous experiences of taking a Land Rover overland. And yet so many people are choosing the iconic British brand (including us) to take on goliath expeditions. What draws over landers to this vehicle?
Here are my top 10 tips to help make, not break each other, by creating a foundation of respect, understanding, co-operation, teamwork and incredible memories to fall back on when the times are tough.