22 Jul 2018
Gear, News

GEAR NEWS 

ARB Intensity AR21 If you’ve been after a set of ARB’s Intensity lights for quite a while, but you’ve found them to be too expensive, or possibly too big, you’re in luck. The New Intensity AR21 isn’t just smaller, but it’s cheaper, and it maintains…

Gear

GEAR GURU 

ARB 47L Fridge The What: A 47L 12 volt travel fridge, designed for four-wheel driving, but with an optional 240v power socket. Ours is one of the first fridges ARB made back in around 2009 and has been touring with us ever since. The Good:…

Gear

CHRISTMAS BUYERS GUIDE 

MSA Strap Dampener Bag Safe recovery procedures are paramount when in the bush, which is why the MSA Strap Dampener Bag is such a well thought out idea. This clever design means the dampener is actually the carry bag too, which remains permanently attached to…

Gear

GEAR GURU 

Repco Tools Confucius says: rich man buys his tools once; poor man buys his tools many times. The good thing about tools these days is that you don’t have to blow a bunch of money to get something high quality, that’ll give you many years…

Gear, Guides

THE GUIDE TO UNDERBODY PROTECTION 

There you are, driving through a massive mud hole in the middle of the track—and bang—a lone rock has punctured something vital on your vehicle’s underbody. Maybe it’s the fuel tank, maybe it’s your oil pan or gearbox, all you know is that your vehicle…

Features

WHAT YOUR 4X4 SAYS ABOUT YOU 

Apparently, dogs look and behave like their owners. Or do people of a certain type all choose the same sort of dog? Nobody knows which way it works, but the same principle applies to 4X4s. So let’s don an invisibility cloak and observe a group…

Gear, Guides, How To

How To Use A Snatch Strap 

If ever one invention simplified the process of vehicle recovery, it was the snatch strap. Much quicker and easier to use than a winch, they are reasonably lightweight and compact to carry in your vehicle. As part of a dedicated recovery kit, there’s not much…

How To

BERRY DELICIOUS PUDDING 

This is a simple recipe that has just come my way, and after a number of road tests and no failures I am happy to say it will be a family favourite for many camping trips to come. I have cooked my pudding in a…

Gear

GEAR GURU 

FOX 2.0 IFP SHOCKS If you’ve ever seen an off-road racer barreling through rugged terrain at ferocious speeds, there’s a good chance the vehicle they’re driving is outfitted with Fox suspension. They’re one of the largest brands in off-road racing, and regarded by many around…

Features

4X4 Projects on Kickstarter 

Crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo are the platforms upon which many of today’s entrepreneurs are taking their business and creative projects to market, seeking financial support from the masses. Backers do not receive equity in projects, but may be offered involvement in production, or…

Gear

GADGETOGRAPHY 

This spring, we’re taking a look at some of the latest and greatest 4X4 gear we could find. Once you get your hands on this stuff, you won’t know how to survive without it! LIFESAVER BOTTLE People seem to joke at the idea of bringing…

Features

UNSEALED 4X4 TUNES 

JOHN WILLIAMSON HONEST PEOPLE (Strinesong Pty Limited) Williamson’s 50th studio album pays tribute to the hard-working honesty of country folk, the fierce beauty of the Australian outback and Grandpa’s unparalleled love of cricket. There’s heatwaves, Tamworth and a call for a republic. There’s marital spats…