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14 Aug 2017

Win a training course!

Do you want to improve your skills with a free 4×4 training course? ALL YOU NEED TO DO is enter our latest giveaway competition. One of Australia’s leading vehicle/offroad training companies, Getabout, have kindly offered to donate as a prize one place on any of their training courses. Here’s a

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21 Aug 2017

10 interesting products at the National 4×4 Show

It’s easy to focus on the big attractions at 4×4 shows, but for me the value is the little things. HERE ARE ten interesting products that warranted a second look. This isn’t a product test so we’re not offering an opinion on quality or function, just products that looked a

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20 Aug 2017

Think carefully to avoid these 11 offroad recovery mistakes

The average 4×4 recovery is 90% mental, 10% physical. RECOVERY SAFETY is far more about planning and execution than gear. You can have the world’s best gear and rig it unsafely, or poor-quality gear and rig it safely. Here’s 11 traps to avoid: 1. Not knowing why you’re stuck –

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19 Aug 2017

How to easily add some more light to the back of your 4×4

Manufacturers never put adequate lighting in the back of their vehicles for 4×4 touring purposes. WHEN YOU ARE CAMPING or working out of your vehicle at night the standard lights just aren’t bright enough. But with the advent of LED strip lights there’s an easy solution. I purchased a couple

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18 Aug 2017

4X4 pinstripe damage – advice from a professional

What’s a professional’s view about bush pinstripes? DARREN HOSKING runs The Detailing Pros, and aside from spending his time being flown around the country to work on exotic cars he is also a keen 4WD owner and club member. Here’s his views on 4X4 pinstripes and bush damage: Is it

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17 Aug 2017

My drive in a Ram 2500 Laramie

So you want to tow heavy things? You’ve looked at the 200 Landcruiser and the Y62 Patrol and are wondering “Is there something better?” Here is the answer – the Ram 2500 Laramie! This vehicle was built to tow, not built as a wagon you can tow with. Standard features

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16 Aug 2017

Product review: Fiskars 10″ SoftGrip Folding Saw

Offroaders need saws. YOU NEED A SAW for firewood, or cutting trees or branches across a track. Sometimes that’s a chainsaw, sometimes it’s something smaller. Like this handsaw. We like The build quality and blade sharpness. It’s light, easy to grip, and the blade folds away so it’s not going

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16 Aug 2017

You can drive new Land Rovers in the USA and Africa

Land Rover Experience has long been offering local drives and experiences, and now there’s international adventures. ACCORDING TO THE LAND ROVER press release the self-drive experiences are “unforgettable self-drive holidays combining epic road trips with some of Earth’s most spectacular scenery”. The USA drive is in Utah’s famed Moab area

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15 Aug 2017

Will Tesla’s forthcoming offroader/4X4 pick-up drag us into the 21st century kicking and screaming?

Electric 4x4s? When, not if. A somewhat controversial topic appearing of late within the off-road community, is the future development and “evolution” of 4×4’s,  given all the new technology filtering through coupled with increased regulations and compliance issues regarding emission controls as we move forward. Which is why I believe,

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14 Aug 2017

Navman DriveDuo SUV Review

The Navman DriveDuo SUV offers navigation and dashcam recording for offroaders. GPS TECHNOLOGY has come a long way from the times we hooked up basic Garmin bushwalking units via serial cables to Windows 95 PCs. Now we have Navman’s Drive Duo SUV unit, which offers an array of features, the

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