Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.
26 Nov 2019

Water and river crossings explained – 4×4 driving tips

Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.

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03 Sep 2019

The Top 5 Best Hero Utes

The humble dual-cab 4×4 ute ain’t so humble any more. We look at the top 5 best hero utes either on the Aussie market or about to land here soon.

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Oricom UHF5500
24 Apr 2019

Oricom UHF5500 Review

Handheld UHF radio is a handy tool when four-wheel driving and the Aussie-made Oricom UHF5500 is one of the best on the market.

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Suzuki Jimny
15 Apr 2019

1998-2018 Suzuki Jimny Buyers Guide

The Suzuki Jimny is big news right now thanks to the launch of an all-new model, but for those who want a slightly more affordable pint-size 4×4 there are plenty of used examples on the market. Here’s what you need to know when looking for a used Jimny…

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Low fuel warning light
29 Jan 2019

How to calculate fuel consumption the right way

One of the most important aspects of planning a trip into remote locations is to calculate your expected fuel usage, your vehicle’s range and how much extra fuel you’ll need to carry. Here’s how…

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Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Core Review 83%
22 Jan 2019

Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Core Review

Dean Mellor’s Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 Core Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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Hema HX-1 Review
15 Jan 2019

Hema HX-1 Navigator Review

The Hema HX-1 Navigator makes finding your way easy, no matter whether you’re on the road or off it.

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2018 Toyota Prado VX Review 80%
14 Jan 2019

Toyota Prado VX Review

Dean Mellor’s Toyota Prado VX Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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02 Jan 2019

Lightforce Genesis 210mm LED Review

If you’re going to drive at night on country or outback roads your vehicle’s headlights will need all the help they can get. These Australian designed and made Lightforce Genesis LED driving lights are bright enough to turn night into day.

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01 The recovery points should be located where the strap won’t foul with other vehicle accessories or bodywork
20 Dec 2018

Rated Recovery Points Explained

When you buy a vehicle recovery kit it will include rated shackles and rated recovery straps, but these won’t be of much use unless you have rated recovery points affixed to your 4×4.

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Ford Ranger Raptor Vs HSV Colorado Sportscat+
20 Dec 2018

Ford Ranger Raptor Vs HSV Colorado SportsCat+

The Ford versus Holden battle lives on in the form of bespoke dual-cab 4×4 utes – the Ford Performance Ranger Raptor and the HSV Colorado Sportscat+. Which one lives up to the hype… and the price tag.

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Toyota Prado
11 Dec 2018

Top 5 Best-selling Bush Wagons

While 4×4 utes are well suited to bush touring adventures, they don’t offer the comfort, cabin space or luggage security of a 4×4 wagon, so it’s little wonder adventuring families often opt for the latter. Here are the top-sellers so far this year (up until October).

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tyre rotation explained
11 Dec 2018

Tyre Rotation Explained for 4x4s

Tyres are a known consumable and given they’re your vehicle’s only contact with the road it pays to keep them in top nick. That means regular inspections and pressure checks as well as rotating them – here’s what you need to know.

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09 Dec 2018

2019 Jaguar I-Pace Review

Dean Mellor’s 2019 Jaguar I-Pace Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score.

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20 Nov 2018

2019 Nissan Pathfinder Ti Review

Dean Mellor’s 2019 Nissan Pathfinder Ti Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score. In A Nutshell It has changed its tune a few times over the years, but does the latest Nissan Pathfinder Ti finally strike a chord with family SUV buyers? 2019 Nissan Pathfinder

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