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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08 Aug 2017

Turn your 7-seater Prado into a tourer and back again

Your Prado is a versatile vehicle, but not all storage solutions are multi-purpose. WE HAVE SHOWN how to convert a Discovery from a 7-seater to a tourer, and now Fourby Fitouts has a storage system designed to fit over the top of the Prado 150’s third-row seats. They say the

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07 Aug 2017

Those Dreaded Corrugations of Outback Travel

Corrugations mean keeping your 4X4 and yourself in one piece is not always easy. I LOVE TOURING this country and exploring the many attractions that are available and there’s little doubt that all 4WD enthusiasts like me really look forward to the challenges on offer.  It’s the ever changing terrain,

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06 Aug 2017

Top tips for packing a 4X4 tourer

There is never enough space to pack a 4×4 for touring, but you can maximise what you have. I AM A TOLERANT SORT OF BLOKE, but there are a few things people do with 4X4s that I cannot stand, and two relate to packing a vehicle. First is a family

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04 Aug 2017

6 excellent reasons not to feed wild animals

It’s so tempting to feed wild animals, but there’s many reasons why you shouldn’t. HERE ARE five reasons to simply watch wild animals from afar and not tempt them with food: 1. Animals might starve – if enough people feed wild animals then their population becomes dependent on human food.

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03 Aug 2017

Two top 4X4 daytrips out of Brisbane – Bribie Island and D’Aguilar National Park

Discover two of the best 4X4 day drives around Brisbane with Danielle Lancaster, author of ‘4WD Treks Close to Brisbane’. From the capital city of Brisbane explore from the beach to the bush with these two easily accessible offroad day drives: Bribie Island The only island connected to the mainland

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02 Aug 2017

The Camping Top Ten

What ten items would I take for a no-facilities weekend camping with the family? WHAT WE mean by camping is camping with no facilities, not a caravan park, because that’s not camping it is living in a tent.  The real checklist runs to much more than ten items, and starts

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30 Jul 2017

Product Test – RAM X-Grip

The RAM X-Grip can hold all sorts of devices in your vehicle. A universal gadget mount with a range of arms and bases, designed for small to medium sized smartphones and phablets. We like… Versatility.  The X-Grip can take a wide variety of devices, which is good as everyone in

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28 Jul 2017

How you can prevent bush pin stripes

Bodywork scratches go hand-in-hand with offroading in wooded areas, but there are ways to reduce bush pinstripes…

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