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Electrics done!

Ok -maybe  not the most exciting of posts, but a huge milestone for us. After another long weekend for Rich,  the electrics are finally finished! If any of you have dabbled in auto-electronics you’ll realise what a feat this is -particularly when it’s all been self taught from youtube videos! We now have a triple battery set up to run 4 roof lights, interior strip LED lights, fridge, and an inverter for mains power – we will have 24hour power without flattening the main car battery.

Yep, we’re going to look like a disco in the desert!

Meanwhile, Sophie is hitting GumTree with full force – flat is starting to empty – but there’s a long way to go! Only 2 weeks left before we move out….. the to do list is never-ending!

Another Weekend in the garage!

It’s Australia day weekend and while the whole of Australia has been celebrating all things Aussie, Sophie and I have been in the underground garage at No. 8 Water Street, again. I have spent most of my free time over the last two months down here getting the car ready for our adventure. I shouldn’t complain as all this work is going to to end up with us having the most amazing adventure. At least we are getting things done and I must admit I do get a great sense of achievement when a new piece is added to Kylie.

It’s raining outside and it’s certainly not a weekend for the beach. It’s the first time I haven’t minded being in the garage for the weekend. I am looking forward to going away next weekend and trying out all the new bits we have added to the car.

Today’s work is roof lights and the super water filter. I have become a bit of a 12v electrical wizard over the last few weeks. Let’s hope that the system stays functioning and that I don’t end up with a smouldering pile of ash where the electrics have shorted and burned themselves to bits. The first pair of lights go on fairly quickly and they work first time. Big smiles all round.


The new ceramic water filter to keep the nasties out of our water.


The rear roof lights.


Rear and side roof lights.


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