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  1. Bjorn

    It doesn’t matter what you drive....

    It says on all the overland bound merch “it doesn’t matter what you drive” and yet the majority of photos of people’s rigs are hardcore 4x4 overland set-ups. I’m interested to see how inventive people have been with standard cars and how they have truly lived the motto of not mattering what you...
  2. Bjorn

    Faroe Island Members

    I have noticed that Overland Bound West Europe covers the UK, Ireland and the Faroe Islands. I have seen members in here from both the UK and Ireland and I am interested to know if there are any members in the Faroe Islands? Considering a future adventure to the Faroe Islands and it would be...
  3. Bjorn

    Vredestein Quadtrac 5

    Anyone fitted vredestein quadtrac 5 tyres to their vehicle. I am interested to know what they are like in the snow?
  4. Bjorn

    Subaru specific question

    Can anyone tell me why the US version of the 2010-2012 Subaru Outback has black plastic side body moulding but the UK version of the same year does not. I cannot find anything online about the two models being any different but they clearly are. I am wondering if you can get this body moulding...
  5. Bjorn

    Bugs, mosquitos, flies, no-see-ums

    Just wondering what people do in the summer to stop yourself getting eaten alive by bugs. I cook out of the back of my truck (see photo for set-up and I will also sleep in the back when I’m on my own. People with a similar set-up, what do you do to a) stop the bugs eating you alive while cooking...
  6. Bjorn

    Scotland in December

    Hi there, I’m heading up to Scotland in December (hoping for some snow). Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations of things to see or roads to drive. I know there are a number of gravel forest roads so if there are some good ones please let me know. Sadly the forestry commission ones all...
  7. Bjorn

    Tyre size question

    I currently have 255/65/R17 road tires on my truck and want to change them for some BFGoodrich AT KO2 tyres but they don’t seem to sell them in the same size in the U.K. Does anyone know how 245/70/17 would fit as that is what I have been recommended? It’s a Nissan Pathfinder. Thanks Sent from...
  8. Bjorn

    Uk Bedroll

    Here in the U.K. it can be really difficult and very expensive to obtain decent overland gear. Camping stores like Cabelas in the states and Canada just don’t exist over here. The camping stores we do have are a sorry site and the options are slim. So I have started making my own overland gear...
  9. Bjorn

    Front runner Slimline II Roof rack

    I am looking for the right roof rack for my Nissan Pathfinder R51 and was wondering if anyone has a Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack on their vehicles? I would really love a photo of one on a pathfinder if any members out there have one. Or any advice on whether they are good or not? Thanks...
  10. Bjorn

    German overland convoy

    Followed a convoy of overland vehicles with German number plates through Cornwall UK today. Four Landrover defenders and one Chevrolet 4x4 RV. One of the defenders had a roof tent and they were all pretty slick! I got as close as I could but couldn't see any Overland Bound Emblems when I...