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Wouter

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Belgium
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wouter
Last Name
mandervelt
Hey,

New member from Belgium...

Driving a 2017 Hilux with a starting setup for camping/overlanding.

Made some drawers in plywood to find out what suits us best, thinking of remaking them in Aluminium..

No mods to the car yet , stock hilux

Looking forward to picking up some nice ideas here .

Greets,

Wouter

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T. Stanley

Rocky Mountain Region Member Rep Kansas
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Influencer I

2,294
Clay Center, Kansas
First Name
Tim
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Stanley
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25893

Hey,

New member from Belgium...

Driving a 2017 Hilux with a starting setup for camping/overlanding.

Made some drawers in plywood to find out what suits us best, thinking of remaking them in Aluminium..

No mods to the car yet , stock hilux

Looking forward to picking up some nice ideas here .

Greets,

Wouter

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Welcome to the OB crew, to get started on your overlanding journey, head over to the Boot Camp threads here in the forums, there is a lot of useful information on almost every aspect of overlanding, be sure to ask questions, our experienced overlanders here are happy to answer questions and offer you advice. Be sure to check out the vehicle build threads, there you can find lots of ideas to incorporate into your own build.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
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1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hey all! I’m Sean

Current Vehicle: 2018 Tacoma
Location: Northern Nevada
Experience: some rock crawling(not in the Taco) and trail finding.
My wife and I love finding new places to explore and set up camp.
Looking forward to meeting people, overlanding and visiting new places!
Hello Sean and welcome from Phoenix.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
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Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
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rich
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anderssohn
New guy here in Southern AZ. I'm just starting out in the overland world and am hoping to gain a lot of knowledge from you guys.
2008 Jeep JK
I'm going to start building an overland trailer soon, besides the basics, what do you guys suggest for equipment?
Hello Peter welcome from Phoenix.
I am also in the planning stages for an overland trailer, there are a lot of things to consider. I would suggest you first decide what kind of camping you will most likely do, short-term vs long-term and the type of suspension you want would be based on your most extreme trails you will run. Then look at commercial trailers to see what they offer, there is an amazing variety out there. I am looking for a trailer that tracks my 4runner., the one I have is just a bit too wide.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
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Enthusiast III

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Phoenix, AZ, USA
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rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hey,

New member from Belgium...

Driving a 2017 Hilux with a starting setup for camping/overlanding.

Made some drawers in plywood to find out what suits us best, thinking of remaking them in Aluminium..

No mods to the car yet , stock hilux

Looking forward to picking up some nice ideas here .

Greets,

Wouter

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Hello Wouter, welcome from Phoenix.
 
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El-Dracho

Mid Europe Member Rep Germany
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3,653
Lampertheim, Germany
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Bjoern
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Eldracher
Member #

20111

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DO3BE
Hey,

New member from Belgium...

Driving a 2017 Hilux with a starting setup for camping/overlanding.

Made some drawers in plywood to find out what suits us best, thinking of remaking them in Aluminium..

No mods to the car yet , stock hilux

Looking forward to picking up some nice ideas here .

Greets,

Wouter

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Hi Wouter,

Welcome to OB!

Check out the Rally Points, next european OB virtual campfire will be tomorrow 8 PM CET. You are welcome to join for some good talks.

Cheers, Bjoern
 
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Robert OB 33/48

Mid Europe Region Director
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Pathfinder II

4,387
Gaanderen
First Name
Robert
Last Name
Keim
Member #

0033

Hey,

New member from Belgium...

Driving a 2017 Hilux with a starting setup for camping/overlanding.

Made some drawers in plywood to find out what suits us best, thinking of remaking them in Aluminium..

No mods to the car yet , stock hilux

Looking forward to picking up some nice ideas here .

Greets,

Wouter

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Hello

Welcome to the Forum, but most of all welcome to the community.

If I can help with questions, and providing info I am happy to do so.

Just go to the Europe section of this forum to find more specific info about Europe.

You will find nearly everything on the forum in generall about Overlanding. So just dive in and have fun.



Join us also in the whatsapp group for Mid Europe and our Facebook page.

Facebook Groups



Europe Overland Bound



Enjoy your stay here and I hope to see you somewhere out on a track/event.



Greetings from Robert
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hey,

New member from Belgium...

Driving a 2017 Hilux with a starting setup for camping/overlanding.

Made some drawers in plywood to find out what suits us best, thinking of remaking them in Aluminium..

No mods to the car yet , stock hilux

Looking forward to picking up some nice ideas here .

Greets,

Wouter

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Welcome to Overland Bound Wouter
I am curious about the high fence and gate in the picture.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @GeoCampers #4771
Your Regional Director is @Robert OB 33/48 for additional help or information.
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hey, there! New memeber here from Chandler, AZ. I’ve been backpacking and camping avidly my entire life but I recently started transitioning to backpacking in the car after adding kids and old age to my kit... My mall crawler is a 2010 GX460 we bought just in time for the pandemic. We’ve added a roof platform and KO2’s but that’s about it so far. I’ve been making silly camping videos on Youtube (Wasting Time in the Woods) for a while as well. Just looking to join the community to crowd source some fun spots and contribute with content where I can. Looking forward to seeing what OB is all about!
Welcome to Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @Prerunner1982
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Good evening! New member out of suburban Chicago looking to enjoy the overlanding experience via my 2016 Ram 2500 and soon-to-be delivered X1. COVID delayed the build but figured the plates were a good place to start. Recently added the KO II wrapped Zephyr’s and the DiamondBack. Hope that the AEV Prospector front bumper parts become available soon. I’ve been following the community for a while and very much appreciate the marketing guardrails in place that allow for a better experience as a member. Be safe and travel on!
Welcome to Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Midwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @Mike W. The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @geekhouse23
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
New Member from central N.C. currently wheeling a stock 1986 Toyota Pickup with 31x10.50-15 At's. I've been overlanding on foot and by bike my whole life and started going off the beaten path when I got my drivers license at 16 and 1st truck (2001 s10 Blazer 4x4)
I lifted it 2.5 inches by putting tbar keys in the front and cranking them all the way up. I put a set of extra long shackles from the auto parts store on the rear and used modified shock extenders for a full size chevy.
It rode like garbage but I could sleep in the back and go explore fire roads.
After going through 3 sets of balljoints and blowing up 2 motors I got a great deal on my Toyota which I plan to eventually build out the "right way"
Welcome To Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Southeast Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @AdventureWithDanan . The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @NC-Trooper
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
I’m newer to over landing but have an extensive history in Backcountry exploration by canoe / by foot. I’ve practiced and tought wilderness survival for almost 20 years.


I am from Brantford Ontario and I drive a 2016 Jeep Renegade 75th anniversary model
Welcome to Overland Bound
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @ryancarman
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Morning all!
Josh here, outside Philadelphia PA. The family and I are accomplished backpackers and fly fishermen looking to extend our reach into the back country. After three lumbar surgeries the days of heavy packs are unfortunately behind me but our Ram 1500 build is steadily coming along. Not new to traveling over or off-road but certainly new to traveling with family and kids in tow. To think we used to travel without a decent spare tire let alone 2 sets of maxtrax is scary. Oh the bravado of youth. The plan is to build the truck out to be my daily work driver and capable back country camping, exploration rig. So far most mods have been cosmetic (tint, vent shades, ditch lights, seat and floor covers) with addition of morimoto led head tail and fogs, “decked” drawer system, a decent set of AT’s, leer 100xr cap, racks, baskets and rod vault from Thule. Have an appointment to swap out the open rear for posi. Absolutely interested in your folk’s recommendations for future suspension upgrades. Can’t wait to run into some of you out there. Stay safe.
Josh
Welcome to Overland Bound Josh
Here is a section of the forum for your question about upgrades.
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the East Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative to you is @
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
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T. Stanley

Rocky Mountain Region Member Rep Kansas
Member

Influencer I

2,294
Clay Center, Kansas
First Name
Tim
Last Name
Stanley
Member #

25893

Good evening! New member out of suburban Chicago looking to enjoy the overlanding experience via my 2016 Ram 2500 and soon-to-be delivered X1. COVID delayed the build but figured the plates were a good place to start. Recently added the KO II wrapped Zephyr’s and the DiamondBack. Hope that the AEV Prospector front bumper parts become available soon. I’ve been following the community for a while and very much appreciate the marketing guardrails in place that allow for a better experience as a member. Be safe and travel on!
Welcome to the OB crew, to get started on your overlanding journey, head over to the Boot Camp threads here in the forums, there is a lot of useful information on almost every aspect of overlanding, be sure to ask questions, our experienced overlanders here are happy to answer questions and offer you advice. Be sure to check out the vehicle build threads, there you can find lots of ideas to incorporate into your own build.
 
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T. Stanley

Rocky Mountain Region Member Rep Kansas
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Influencer I

2,294
Clay Center, Kansas
First Name
Tim
Last Name
Stanley
Member #

25893

Hay! We're James and Amanda. In the San Antonio area. Driving a 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave. We're new to overlanding and really excited to get started. Looking forward to learning everything about it. See y'all around!
James and Amanda, Welcome to the OB crew, to get started on your overlanding journey, head over to the Boot Camp threads here in the forums, there is a lot of useful information on almost every aspect of overlanding, be sure to ask questions, our experienced overlanders here are happy to answer questions and offer you advice. Be sure to check out the vehicle build threads, there you can find lots of ideas to incorporate into your own build.
 

T. Stanley

Rocky Mountain Region Member Rep Kansas
Member

Influencer I

2,294
Clay Center, Kansas
First Name
Tim
Last Name
Stanley
Member #

25893

Hey my name is Ty! I’m building a 2016 3.5l f-150. I’m from Oregon City, OR. My overland experience has basically been from finding new and barely traveled roads, streams, lakes, and rivers for mainly fishing purposes
Welcome to the OB crew, to get started on your overlanding journey, head over to the Boot Camp threads here in the forums, there is a lot of useful information on almost every aspect of overlanding, be sure to ask questions, our experienced overlanders here are happy to answer questions and offer you advice. Be sure to check out the vehicle build threads, there you can find lots of ideas to incorporate into your own build.
 

M Rose

US Northwest Region Director
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Pathfinder II

4,861
La Grande, Oregon, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Rose
Member #

20990

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Hey my name is Ty! I’m building a 2016 3.5l f-150. I’m from Oregon City, OR. My overland experience has basically been from finding new and barely traveled roads, streams, lakes, and rivers for mainly fishing purposes
Hello Ty , Welcome to Overland Bound.

I am the Northwest Director. @jcgraves3 is your closest member representative.

To help navigate through the forums, here are some links that can be filtered by “Region” prefix. We are in the Overland Bound North America US Northwest Region (US Northwest for short).

Overland Bound Meetups- is where all member generated rally points are posted in forum format for discussion of Rally Point and other types of Meetups. A meetup can be as simple as a group getting together for coffee, a trail ride, or a full in expedition with other Overland Bound Members.

Overland Bound Trip Planning- is a great place to talk about planning a trip wether by your self or as a group.

Overland Bound Routs: Downloadable- is exactly what it sounds like. Search, or share your GPX files here with a description of the route and POIs.

Share your Overland Routes- is similar time the downloadable posted above, but doesn’t require you to share the actual GPX file.

Overland Bound By Region < North America < US Northwest- is where you can find regional members discussing local events, Overland News, and general topics. It’s a great recourse to mete others in the regions.

Member Maps- a great trip planning tool. It can also be used to send out messages to members near your location, or a location you plan to visit.

Rally Point- a tool used to creat Meetups or send out an SOS.

Any questions, don’t hesitate to ask myself or your member representative team. Again welcome and hope to see you on the trails.

Mike Rose
Northwest Director
Overland Bound
 

Contributor I

Hello all!

My name is Tristan.
-Eastern NC
-I drive a 2005 Silverado 4wd single cab long bed
-I have some off-road experience mostly muddy trails in southern Florida and beaches in Hawaii. I am new to the rocky terrain in NC, but it is nice to learn new driving tactics. The car camping aspect is the newer to me part. I am a novice when it comes to camping specific gear!