What’s been done?

The list of jobs and mods so far.

Listed below is what’s been done by us so far (in addition to maintenance & repairs), not necessarily in the order, they were completed.
As other jobs are (slowly) completed, I will move them into the relevant list below, and the permanently fitted segment of the reviews section.
Items in “Green” are substantially completed.
I have tried to keep them in related groups as much as possible (although some would easily fit in more than one).

    Mechanical and electrics.

Completed or nearly completed items related to,

    Maintenance & Field repair.
    Recovery kit.
    General use.
    Camping kit.
    Custom Tools and Modified Kit.
    Toys &
can be found in the Kit reviews sections.

I will add photos & links to reviews on them when time allows,
(currently incomplete but I am working on it).

Mechanical and electrics.

EE20 Subaru engine.
E C U. (Mapping still not correct).
Charge cooler.
Integrated main, charge cooler & air-con rad fitted. 
Stainless Steel exhaust system fitted.

Modified dual-mass clutch & thrust bearing.
Gearbox upgraded.

CV coupling serviced.
Front differential serviced.

Electric powered power steering pump.

Bushes replaced with poly bushes where possible.

Go Westy progressive springs (front fitted).
Adjustable front ride height.
Adjustable shocks front & back.
16″ trailing arms.
16″ Wheels fitted with  235-70-R16 tyres.
Up-rated brake servo.
Rear disk brakes.

Fusses replaced with circuit breakers, (some left to change).
Upgraded dash clocks.
Sat-Nav head unit.


Modified engine Sump guard,   (will be replaced with aluminium).
Removable parts underneath galvanised.
Extended front & Rear Wheel Arches.
Underslung storage and battery-boxes x 2, (second still to be installed).

Twin swing-out arms.
        (see “General use with the van” for completed attachments).

4 bar Roof Rack.
          (See “General use with the van” for completed attachments).

CB aerial. (second still to fix).
Truck mirrors.


Plywood floor with hatch to access storage /battery box.
Large rubber backed carpet/mat.
Rotatable passenger’s seat.