16 Jul 2018
Vehicle Reviews

Reviewed: Jurgens TuffTrax 

Jurgens challenged us to try and break their new off-road camper. Challenge accepted!   A lot of trailer manufacturers these days market their campers and vans as ‘off-road’ capable. The problem is – what do they classify as ‘off-road’? Some play it straight and design…

Gear Reviews

Staff corner: Tucker box 

The compact kitchen that’s anything but… When I looking for a 4X4, unfortunately my pocketbook didn’t cater for a massive vehicle and I am very happy with my little Jeep Cherokee Sport. It manages to go where all the bigger 4X4s can.   CLICK HERE…

Events, News

4WD Mega Muster 2017 

Unsealed 4X4 is proud to be supporting the 4WD Mega Muster in 2017. The event will be taking place on 22-23 April 2017 and the 1St Kilmore Scout Group will be attempting to break the world record for the largest gathering of 4WDs in one…

Gear, How To

Long Ranger Fuel Tank Install 

This month we’ve been busy with old Rusty and she’s beginning to take shape. But before we get too carried away and as we’re going to be racking up the kays when she’s finished, we figured we’d better get rid of the thimble sized standard…

Travel

Reaching for the sky 

We head 400km north-west of Brisbane and then 900m skyward to find a WW2 crash site that’s not to be missed Where can you combine exploring a ridgy-didge full-on WW2 bomber crash site, maxed out suspension stretching 4WDing, bush camping beside a bubbling creek and…

News

There are two types of camper 

Here we are, another year nearly knocked over, and it’s been an absolutely huge one for this here mag… and we still have the Chrissy break to get through. Which is what I want to talk to you about. Hopefully you’ll be heading away at…

Travel

Wide Open Spaces 

A first timer’s guide to the Flinders Ranges, with what could be the best four-wheel drive club in the country. While this particular trip started with a cup of coffee in a car park somewhere in Adelaide, it didn’t really begin until we had arrived…

4X4 Reviews

79 Series Super Tourer 

Our newest contributors walk us through their touring vehicle – which is one of the most comprehensively set up rigs we’ve ever seen.   When asked to write an article about ourselves and our setup, it’s not until we really start to think about what…

Magazine

ISSUE 031 OUT NOW! 

This exciting issue includes a head to head of Dual-Cabs, Hilux VS Amarok V6 VS Ranger. The Ultimat Expedition Guide the 4X4s you can trust to get you Outback and back again. 8 Swimming Holes to cool down the summer. Reviewed Jurgens Tufftrax and much…

Travel

WHERE THE HELL am I? 

Here are our top tips to help you work out exactly where you are! Bill is driving along a track in the Victorian High Country, chatting to his ‘navigator’ Hillary, when suddenly they reach an unnamed fork in the road. Bill exclaims: “Where the bloody…

Travel

MT MOFFAT: Getting High in QLD 

Think that stunning off-road driving in Queensland can only be found near the coast? Guess again.   Mt Moffat is a ripping destination with something for everyone plus plenty of extra thrown in for good luck. Ancient Aboriginal rock art, bush camping, more remote natural…

Gear Reviews

GO THE DISTANCE 

These portable power packs can make your electronics last the distance out bush   Pipe down, luddites. The future is here and technology is part of off-roading whether you like it or not. While you’re grumbling away to yourself about ‘the vibe’ of getting out…

Features

Unseal My 4X4 

A Prado gets transformed from mall crawler to Outback Warrior in a single day… for a hell of a good reason   We Aussies are a funny mob – separated by the vast distances that this magnificent country covers, we really are just a big…

Guides

Watching the Weather 

There are two things that will really mess up your day (and maybe your hair) – wind and rain. When heading bush, what can you do to avoid the worst of the weather? Over the past 20 years weather forecasting has become more accurate and…

Travel

Fraser feelings 

Exploring Fraser Island in the off-season can be just as rewarding as the summertime version… …minus the crowds.   Fraser Island is a powerful place. While on the island your troubles and stress levels melt away like a bad dream easily forgotten in the morning,…

Travel, Vehicles

The Icons Depart 

A journey with a difference: Step aboard ARB’s four Icon 4WDs and see the Outback like we’ve never seen it before.   The keys jingle as they fly through the air, clanging into my palm. I can’t help but feel the grin spread across my…