22 Jul 2018
News, Vehicles

291kW Hemi-powered Ram: $78,000 

It’s Ram’s new entry-level 4X4 ute, aimed directly at top-spec ute buyers. ‘1500’ means this Ram Truck is shorter, smaller and lighter than the big brother heavy-duty models you might be familiar with. Along with a lower asking price, it also has a different motor under…

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Ford Everest, Ranger Recalled 

Ford have issued a recall for their Ranger and Everest 4WDs, which sounds pretty serious. The intermediate steering shaft, which sits between (and connects) the steering column and box, has some dodgy welds that aren’t up to scratch. If the weld fails, your steering disappears….

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Lightforce Striker Scoop 

IT’S HIP TO BE SQUARE! WE’VE GOT THE SCOOP ON THE NEW LIGHTFORCE STRIKER LED DRIVING LIGHTS, SO WHAT’S INSIDE THE BOX? CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Lightforce have always made round driving lights, right? So we were kind of…

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RANGER RAPTOR PRICE REVEALED 

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE It has been loved, loathed and lamented, and the thing hasn’t even been launched in Australia yet. Ford’s Ranger Raptor is treading into unknown waters, bringing a full-blown performance 4WD ute into Australia.   So…

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THE JIMNY IS DEAD! 

LONG LIVE THE JIMNY! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Suzuki has officially ended production of the beloved little Jimny (as we know it). One of the few last survivors that still run a live axle front and rear, it’s a…

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TERRAIN TAMER CABIN FILTER 

Terrain Tamer have just released a new range of Carbon Active Cabin Filters, using head treated charcoal layers capable of removing pollutants for cleaner air in your 4X4. Made the same way as their standard particulate filters, the new Carbon Active range include a...
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SAFARI ARMAX ECU 

Piggy back ECU upgrades are a fairly standard accessory these days to the humble common-rail turbo diesel. Recently released from SAFARI (the folks who brought us the most prolific and arguably the best snorkels for years), is the ARMAX ECU. Suiting all modern Toyota...
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GIDGEE KNIVES 

A top-quality handcrafted knife is just something everyone should own and have in their 4X4. Scottie Simmonds, the man behind Gidgee Knives, has been handcrafting knives for over 20 years now, making the knives from blank steel and timber into masterpieces like this. Gidgee’s...
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ARB SOFT SHACKLE 

Upping the ante on the safety front, ARB have released their Soft Connect Shackle. The soft shackles that resemble a piece of winch rope tied up are one of the greatest accessories for minimising risk during a recovery. Rated to 14.5 tonnes and made...
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VIGILANTE POWER DOWN JACKET 

Heading into the colder months there’s a good chance the old flanno from the back of the cupboard just won’t cut it in a High Country snow storm. The folks over at Vigilante have just announced their newest addition to the line-up – the...
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THE TWO-DOOR RANGE ROVER IS BACK 

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE But it’s a bit different to the old model. Land Rover’s revolutionary Range Rover model, which sported coil springs, full-time 4WD and V8 power back in the early ’70s, was originally only available as a…

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THE MITSUBISHI TRITON BLACKLINE 

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE I’m feeling a bit like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day today, writing yet another story about yet another limited-edition 4WD with black bolt-on accessories. This time, it’s Mitsubishi.   It’s called the Triton blackline and…

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WANT A UNIMOG? BUY ONE… 

CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE We took a Unimog off-road and it was amazing! Thanks to Australian Frontline Machinery, you can too…   We’ve worked closely with Australian Frontline Machinery in the past, driving their modified Land Rover Perentie and…

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UNIDEN IGO80 DASH CAM 

We all should have a dash cam for capturing traffic incidents; and more importantly for showing your mates that you never actually were stuck in that bog hole, by replaying the footage with GPS speedo and proving your speed never actually hit zero km/h....