22 Jul 2018
Guides

4WDing for dummies 

Teaching Old Dogs New Tech CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE The number of 4WD vehicles being purchased or leased by tradies is growing every year and aftermarket companies are jumping on board and pimping the vehicles on the showroom floor….

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THEN THE WHEEL FELL OFF! 

5 ways you’re destroying your wheel bearings, and how to make it home if it happens to you… CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE A wheel bearing is one of those things you don’t think about until it’s whining its head…

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YOUR GUIDE TO INSTANT TRACTION 

What goes into fitting ARB Airlockers? CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE In an effort to get my ’Cruiser tougher for off-road work and towing caravans into places I probably shouldn’t, I started looking at diff locks and what was on…

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TOYOTA FORTUNER: LONG TERMER 

After it winning last issue’s mid-sized wagon of the year award, we didn’t want to give the Toyota Fortuner back. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Thankfully, Toyota agreed to our request and was kind enough to let us hang onto…

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IS PREMIUM DIESEL WORTH IT? 

Don’t get into a dither on the forecourt anymore.   Once upon a time, diesel was diesel… and you didn’t have any real decisions to make when refilling the tank. Those were simpler times, when people didn’t buy jeans with holes already in them, or…

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SNOW CHAIN ETIQUETTE 

7 tips to prevent you from looking like an idiot You can’t just fit ’em and drive So, you’ve just finished fitting snow chains to your vehicle. You put them on to compensate for slippery and dangerous road conditions so technically you should be able…

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BREAKER ONE NINE COPY 

Project Rusty gets a sweet UHF radio from GME. Here’s how you can install one at home yourself! CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE On a recent trip to Cape York, the importance of good communication equipment became bleatingly obvious while…

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CAN YOU PISS INTO AN ADBLUE TANK? 

We find out… plus everything else you should know.   Diesels are great. They’re torquey and efficient, and are pushing out some serious grunt these days. They’re also pretty well-behaved these days. But they have a dark side: Their exhaust is loaded up with pretty…

Guides, How To

Winch Servicing: 101 

A winch is one of those things that you just don’t think much about until you need it. If you’ve ever known the pain of getting stuck, thinking smugly to yourself: “Too easy – I’ve got a winch!” only to find out that it’s no…