17 Jul 2018
News, Vehicles

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….

Toyota HiLux vs Mercedes X-Class vs Ford Ranger vs Volkswagen Amarok vs Nissan Navara vs HSV SportsCat
Comparisons, Vehicles

Outback 4X4 Ute Comparison 

This is the comparison test we’ve all been waiting for, and the question it asks is simple: is the Mercedes-Benz X-Class 4×4 dual-cab utility a serious contender, or over-hyped pretender? To find out the answer we’ve taken the top-spec X-Class X250d Power into South Australia’s…

Comparisons

HOLDEN VS FORD 

Colorado vs Ranger. Red vs Blue. It’s a rivalry that stretches back decades in Australia, and the result might not be what you think. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE Roughly $55,000. If that’s your budget on a dual-cab 4X4 ute that…

Vehicles

CUSTOM 4X4: XLT FORD RANGER 

The White Walker Meet Todd, aka Whitey, and his awesome XLT Ford Ranger. This is the holiday chariot for Whitey, Pip and their two kids Tyler and Jordan. CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY IN OUR ONLINE MAGAZINE This Ranger is set up primarily for…

Magazine

ISSUE 034 OUT NOW! 

This month we call bulls#!t on dual-cab tow-ratings, take a look at a gorgeous from the front heinous from the back six-figure Merc, show you how high-lift jacks are the best and worst accessory you can ever own… and oh yeah, we also drop into…

Gear

PJ’S 4X4 ELITE CANOPY 

The Elite Canopy from PJ’S 4X4 is a new addition to the ute canopy market – one which they tell us has been designed to best suit the factory lines of your chosen vehicle. Central locking is a standard feature, and there are three...
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…

Gear

OPPOSITE LOCK FORD RANGER BULLBAR 

Opposite Lock has been busy designing and building bullbars for the latest PX MKII Ford Ranger. We spotted this non-loop bar at the Sydney 4X4 and Adventure Show, and thought the sleek design was right at home on the beefy Ford Ranger. This particular...
Gear

SAMMITR FORD RANGER CANOPY 

A good quality canopy should be thought of as a wagon conversion, rather than just a lid over your ute tray. The latest canopy to suit the extremely popular Ford Ranger has been released from Sammitr, and it sports some clever features. Firstly, colour coding...
Gear, Vehicles

RANGER EVOLVED 

Evolution, not revolution. This custom Ranger and camper combo is purpose-built for adventure.   Building a 4X4 is best done with hindsight in mind. It’s only through experiences and failures that we’re able to decide not only what works and what doesn’t… but more importantly,…

Gear

ARB 2016 FORD RANGER PRODUCT RANGE 

There is no denying that the Ford Ranger is one snazzy-looking truck, but boy-howdy do they look the goods with a few key enhancements! ARB has been busily ramping up its range of off-road goodies for the 2016 Ford Ranger, and the results really do...
Travel

A little about Ranger Barry Lyon 

Barry has worked as a ranger for over thirty years, mostly on remote national parks on Cape York, but also in Queensland’s wet tropics, far west, and Gulf Country. As a self-employed bush guide he also took people on small group bush expeditions, sharing his…

News

Ford Everest Catches Fire 

  Ford Everest catches fire – not what you’d expect on a test drive! News Corp Australia motoring journalist Peter Barnwell was road-testing a newly-released Ford Everest when all of a sudden warning lights reportedly started flashing up on the dash before the display went blank…