Our Silverline mods

mfexpanda

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Just a few mods we've either done or will do.
Fitted another agm 130 ah battery .
A 1500 w inverter and have 2 110w solar panels to fit .
Will be making up a new bumper but for now fitted the 2 150 mm tubes to the factory one .

Pics prob tomorrow after I get home from work .
 
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I ran the same in my expanda.
I had an external PowerPoint from the inverter and ran a lead to the vans 240v inlet that way everything , power point etc
Worked .
I don't run micro, ac ,toaster , but everything was just like being on mains .
We camped on the Murray for 4days every melb cup and never ran out of power.
It just how I like to run my inverter all power points work etc.
 
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Just a few pics of the van with the annex up .
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Great looking bit of kit there @mfexpanda even the weather looks good (photo shop?) have you had a chance to check out the sat TV and if so how does it perform? And whats the big door at the rear, is that the naughty boy's corner?
cheers Dave
 

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Yep it's sunny down here so pulled out the van and checked out the sat dish .
It's a great bit of gear , no more stuffing around with tripods and dishes.
Just push the go button and away it goes !
The big door is a external storage locker it's one of the features on this model that I liked .
 
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very cool @mfexpanda looks like some NASA base station.. Maybe its the new shuttle design :)
When are you adding the new van to your signature? or you still miss the 16.49..
Yes need to change the signature and yes I do miss the 16 expanda but this one has everything so hopefully I
Will enjoy it as much as the other .
 

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Thats a great looking unit, and quite a leap from the 16. Extended drawer bar?? It obviously has coil suspension so you've answered one of my concerns; I was curious what the annex would like on our new OB. I was a little worried about the overall height, but yours looks quiet balanced. We also recently sold our 2009 16.49. We used it a lot, had soon great memories with it and like you, we miss it. I hope the new one becomes as much a part of us as the other one was.
 
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Those Silverline are a nice looking rig @mfexpanda There appears to be allot of room on the A frame as well maybe for a after thought
Are you finding that you have a lot of room now compared to the old 16?
 
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Those Silverline are a nice looking rig @mfexpanda There appears to be allot of room on the A frame as well maybe for a after though.
Are you finding that you have a lot of room now compared to the old 16?

A frame are suppose to be 275mm longer than the sterling was so I didn't go ext draw bar but maybe I should have.
There is a lot more room but it has the external locker and bigger overhead cabinets and room under the bed
 
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