Vehicle preparation for longer trips.

As we are about to embark on a 2 week journey around the Scottish Highlands we carry out some specific checks on the vehicle on Alice before we leave.20108682_10213536304228342_5141821621101035945_n Before any long journey we always

  • check all fluid levels and particularly;

engine oil change

diff oil change (front and rear)

check gear-box and transfer box oil

check cooling system over


as well as

  • grease prop shaft and both sets of UJ’s
  • check and adjust tyre pressures as required
  • check condition of drive belts (and spares)
  • check lights
  • deep charge leisure batteries (24hr slow charge)
  • chill fridge and freezer down to temperature
  • sterilise and fill water tank



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