Dear ExplorOz Reader, |
Welcome to the beginning of the 2003 year. Hopefully, this year you will be able
to get out there and do some travelling - so don't forget that anything you want
to know is probably here on www.ExplorOz.com
received some valuable feedback from Members and site users last year that (as
always) steers the path of site improvements. Since last newsletter there's
already been some new improvements added:
Vehicle Setup Product Feature
Shower Kit Feature|
To complement the recent addition of this
accessory item into our Adventure Shop, we have just launched a new
feature showing the installation of the shower into our Field
Research Vehicle. Everything you need to know about what it does,
how to use it, technical specs, installation and pricing is here.
||...and to top it all off, Twine are giving away one
Deluxe Shower Kit to suit your vehicle to one lucky reader of the
ExplorOz feature. All you have to do is enter your details into the
competition box on the feature
page. (NOTE - the entry box will disappear after you've seen it
once per session).|
Interactive Trek Fuel Database
With so many interactive readers on ExplorOz, we've come across a
great way to get some excellent data for fuel usage right across
Note (and there's 76 of them) on www.ExplorOz.com
now shows the average fuel consumption using data that is entered by
other travellers. The system takes the entered data and builds the
table of fuel requirements for each trek that is displayed in the
table of facts at the top of each Trek Note.
The table displays the averages of all entries categorised into
groups of vehicle's based on engine size, engine capacity and fuel
type. eg. 6 cyl, 4.2L Diesel.
To view the individual entries, simply click the icon
to see the data table. The data is shown for each entry plus
summarizes the average calculations for each vehicle type.
So dig out your fuel books and start entering the data into the
TrekFuel Database. All you need to enter is your engine type, fuel
type, distance logged and fuel used in Litres. The system will
display your entry in real time and will even calculate your Km/L
Access is via the TrekNotes
- pick the Trek you wish to update and within the body of the trek
itself you will see the icon to update the TrekFuel.
With around 11 new questions and 60 responses each
day in the forum, we've realised it was time to put in the time of
each post. On the Forum index page, you'll now see at a glance the
Date and Time for all 3 parts of the post - ie. the original post,
the responses and the followups. The time of the Latest post to
Responses and Followups will be displayed (note: shown as
server-time, which is Qld time).
|Past Competition Winner|
Congratulations to Mr Peter Mercer of the
ACT, who was the lucky winner of a new set of Rhino Bars and an
Alloy Luggage Tray to suit his 1996 Landrover Defender Station
Wagon TDI 300.
"Go Mapping with Hema Maps" Competition
To go in the
draw to win this prize from ExplorOz you need to buy a Hema product
from the ExplorOz Adventure Shop. Simply keep your tax invoice (sent
via email) and sent in with the entry form that will be included
with your purchase.
Entries close 5pm, March 17
In just 69 days one lucky person will win a week somewhere in
Australia with the Hema Mapping Team including 2 days training and 5
days in the field actually mapping an area of Australia that is part
of the Hema field checking program.
Airfares within Australia to and
from the location is included, as is accommodation, all food,
merchandise and a certificate of participation. The timing of the
winners participation will be by mutual agreement - Yes, its too
good to be true, but it is!
Why not have a browse now
Happy Travel Planning from the ExplorOz Team
Phone (08) 9403 3737
Fax (08) 9403 3738