Traveling north

 Just a word of warning for those traveling north.that dont know already.As we found out both billabong and overlander are no longer 24 hour servos. Overlander closes at 10  and reopens at 6. Luckily i had the forsight to carry a couple of jerry cans of fuel. 

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Overlander has a 24 hour

Sat, 2019-05-11 07:57

Overlander has a 24 hour bowser doesn't it?

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Pretty sure the billabong has

Sat, 2019-05-11 08:00

Pretty sure the billabong has 24hour self serve bowsers. 

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 Didnt stop at billabong but

Sat, 2019-05-11 09:49

 Didnt stop at billabong but think it did . Overlander had nothing we could see

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South side off their building

Sat, 2019-05-11 13:01

South side off their building all by itself.

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Yep.

Sat, 2019-05-11 15:21

 Yep its a stand alone set of pumps.

 

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 And this is where a long

Sat, 2019-05-11 11:10

 And this is where a long range tank comes in very handy.

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Yep Karratha to Perth no fuel

Sat, 2019-05-11 13:00

Yep Karratha to Perth no fuel stops works for me.

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 Lol what are you in a

Sat, 2019-05-11 15:06

 Lol what are you in a Kenworth?

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200 series that's been

Sun, 2019-05-12 07:29

200 series that's been extended and dual cabbed. 270 litres.
Last trip down topped up in Karratha and got to Perth on 255 ltres.115 kmh with cruise control and averaged 15ltr per 100.

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 Beautiful mate, I'd love to

Sun, 2019-05-12 08:49

 Beautiful mate, I'd love to see a pic of it. Old mate of mine had a modified 40 series that had been turned into a dual cab was a beast of a thing. 

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pm sent Andy

Sun, 2019-05-12 09:27

pm sent Andy

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That’s one hell of a size tank you must have

Sat, 2019-05-11 15:20

You can save a fair bit of time without stopping for fuel and eats 

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Yep both have 24hr fuel 

Sat, 2019-05-11 20:10

Yep both have 24hr fuel 

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Billabong fuel is

Sun, 2019-05-12 16:40

Billabong fuel is significantly cheaper...cheaper than Carnarvon too.

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Billabong

Sun, 2019-05-12 17:07

 Cheap fuel at Billabong is at the old servo not the pub, difference of about 10 cents a litre. Most coming from the south stop and fill at the Shell [pub] and only see the difference once they pull out