Taupo Tramping Club LDV Diesel Van Driver Information Reg.No.HHZ 730

 

UNLOCKING Using remote, press unlock button once. If using key, turn clockwise to unlock driver’s door.  All doors will unlock

 

LOCKING Using remote, press lock button once. Using key, turn anti-clockwise to lock driver’s door.  All doors will lock. NOTE:   Use of key in any other door will not lock all doors

 

TYRES Visually check all tyres before each trip

 

STARTING Depress and hold clutch down before turning key. After switching on wait until curly glow plug indicator goes out (IMPORTANT) before starting the motor then start immediately.  Allow motor to idle for 30 sec to lubricate turbo bearings before driving

 

STOPPING Allow engine to idle for 10 sec before turning off to protect turbo

 

STALLING Switch off, depress clutch, switch on and start

 

GEARS Standard 5 speed, change down early and keep the revs up

 

BONNET Release lever is under dashboard on driver’s side

 

FUEL DIESEL only. Top up if fuel gauge is ½ full or less after a trip.  Use B.P. fuel card to purchase fuel.  PIN attached to key ring.  Receipt to go to treasurer with travel money

 

PUNCTURE • Jack and relevant tools under driver’s seat

• Spare wheel at back under vehicle. Refer to handbook for removal

• Wheel bolt torque is 85 ft/lbs; similar to a big car. The wheel brace has sufficient leverage

• Wheel chocks are in the back of the van

• NB  Make sure the spare wheel cradle is bolted back in position before driving

FIRE Identify the position of the two fire extinguishers and how to use them

 

JUMP STARTING It is very important to follow the instructions in the handbook.  Sparking or an incorrect connection may burn out very expensive electronics in one or both vehicles

 

 

TTC VAN RECOVERY RATES

 

• A. Trips: Up to 300km round-trip – minimum rate is equivalent of seven persons @ $10/person ($70) with same cost for Turangi and Taupo members no matter where pick-up might be.

• B. Trips: Between 300 - 375km round-trip – minimum rate is equivalent of seven persons @ $15 ($105) with the same cost for Turangi and Taupo members no matter where pick-up might be.

• C. Trips: Over 375km round-trip – no minimum number of passengers and at $0.70 per km.  Trip leader calculates cost as total km X $0.70 and divides total cost by number of participants to get individual contributions.

Taupo Trampig Club P.O Box 650 Taupo 3351