Useful Links for the Volvodemort Project and Doccumentation

Most of these are just interesting links I found on the web, the exception is the heavy vehicle related links which are predominately businesses I have used for our motorhome. Links can date back to 2008 and some will be broken due to the passage of time.

Heavy Vehicle Related
Name Telephone Address Comment
Adelaide Truck Towing (08)8396-4198
0411628395
South Australia Heavy vehicle recovery and towing in South Australia.
ALS Laboratory Group - Tribology Oil testing service
Bus and Coach Parts Pty Ltd
Bus Parts Plus (03)9645-4477 450 Graham Street
Port Melbourne
Victoria
CMV Truck & Bus (03)9582-6500 Clayton Branch
1683 Centre Road
Springvale 3171
Victoria
Volvo bus service and parts
CMV Truck & Bus (03)????-???? Dandenong Branch
77-79 Princes Highway
Dandenong 3175
Victoria
Volvo bus service and parts
CMV Truck & Bus (03)????-???? Laverton Branch
? Boundary Road
Laverton North 3???
Victoria
Volvo bus service and parts
Elite Windscreens Winston Gatt
(03)9704-8268
0414 841 967
Factory 6
4-6 Len Thomas Place
Narre Warren 3805 Victoria
Truck and bus windscreen or window glass repairs
Ken Tame & Associates (03)9853-5555 Suite 15
79-83 High Street
Kew 3101
Insurance broker
Multispares Spare parts
myBusParts Used spare parts register
Nota Motors Hallam 3803 Heavy vehicle Roadworthy Certificates (RWC), truck and bus mechanical repairs.
Sigma Coachair Henry Quai Hoi
Service Manager
(SA, Tas, Vic, WA)
(03)8336-8701
28 Trade Park Drive
Tullamarine 3043
Airconditioning systems
Southport Engineering (Aust) Pty Ltd (03)9793-3663 156 South Gippsland Hwy
Dandenong South 3175
Victoria
Roof hatches, replacement domes for Volgren Twindecks.
Thermo Technologies (03)9703-2990 13 Colorado Court
Hallam 3803
Victoria
Custom air conditioning design and installation.
TyreCheckers Monitoring tyre pressures
UES (Int'l) Locks
VMS Group (was Geelong CoachWorks) (03) 5278 4705 Geelong North VIC 3215
Volgren (Dandenong) 221-243 Hammond Road
Dandenong
Victoria
 
 
Fitouts for Motorhomes and Recreational Vehicles
Name Telephone Address Comment
Acrylic Sheet Form (03)9330-0444 13 Garden Drive
Tullamarine VIC 3043
 
All About 12 Volt (Vic) Electrical
Altronics Electrical
ARRID Electrical, solar
Aurora RV Conversions (03)8786-3551 18/35-41 Westpool Drive
Hallam 3803
Victoria
Flat towing system (Hitch-N-Go) sales and installation.
RV and motorhome fitouts.
Bainbridge Technologies Electrical
Blue Ox Flat towing system
CAMEC (Caravan and Marine Equipment Company) (07)3710-9000 Queensland
CARAC (03)9794-7977 21 Frankston-Dandenong Road
Dandenong 3175
Dick White Bus and Motorhome Sales
Dometic
Dometic/Sealand Sanitation Systems Vacuflush toilet systems
Heatcraft Home of 12 Volt (SA)
Hitch-N-Go Garry
(07)4939-1600
46-50 Jabiru Drive
Yeppoon 4703
Queensland
Flat towing a vehicle behind a motorhome using an A-Frame system
Jaycar Electronics Electrical
Northcoach Equipment (07)5564-9990 1/13 Dominions Road
Ashmore
Flat towing system (Blue Ox) importer
Plasmatronics Solar
Plastral Plastic welding
Simpsons Caravans Solar panel installation
Solar Online Australia
The 12 Volt Shop (WA) Electrical
Therma Shield Roof heatshield paint
Thermo Shield Roof heatshield paint
Webasto Heating and cooling
Porta-bote seller in Australia at "www.portable-boats.com.au", website appears to be defunct? (02)9181-4401 Unit 4
104a Derby Street
Silverwater 2128
NSW
 
Other Motorhome Conversion Projects
Name Country Vehicle Year Comment
Alice Australia AEC
Swift
1971  
Eric Australia Volgren
B10M Twindeck
1984 aka 'Volvodemort'
Hobohome Australia Bedford 1967 Project with other information including a travel log
Steampunk Workshop USA Thomas
Saf-T-Liner
 
Undery's Australia Custom Coaches
Nissan UD
1976  
Wothahellizat Australia ACCO
Mk 5 Truck
   
ZAP Australia Domino
Tourmaster
1978 Very detailed conversion information. Currently for sale.
         
         
Information Sources
Name Comment
Aluminium corrosion on Volgren B10M Mk I
Australian Design Rules for vehicles Vehicle standards
Batteries - Battcon papers
Batteries 101
Battery Application Handbook
Battery efficiency
Battery FAQ
Caravan And Motorhome Books
Diesel efficiency
Detroit diesel engines - PC Industries (USA)
Oil analysis testing - Polaris Laboratories (USA)
Oil Dilution Chart - Diesel Fuel
Oil viscosity chart
Omnibus Society (New Zealand) Register of buses in New Zealand
Rainbow Power Company Electrical power projects
TheBackShed Electrical power projects
TintDude Window tinting information
Tow Ratings Database (USA)
Vehicle Rules, Standards and Regulations (Victoria)
Vehicle standards (NSW)
Tinting 101 Window tinting
Windscreen roadworthy inspection
 
 
Other Links
Name Comment
Bus Parts Warehouse (USA) Spare parts
Coach Conversion Central Online (USA)
Coachworks
DPH
Bostrom Seating
Hitchmaster Rope tiedown system. The Australian site "www.thehitchmaster.com" now defunct?
HWH Corporation
Mills Tui Australia
Oil Test
SMS Diesel Spares