28 Feb 2020

How to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged

Getting stuck while driving off-road when you’ve got mates around isn’t such a big deal. Here’s how to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
28 Jan 2020

Safe caravan and trailer towing tips

Caravan and trailer towing is more difficult than normal driving, so there’s a lot of rules to regulate it. Here are five rules you need to know.

Robert Pepper 4 Read More
Isuzu launches i-venture club for 4x4 training
06 Jan 2020

Setting up for off-roading with your 4×4

You may have the best 4×4 in the world, but without some extra gear you won’t get far. Here’s what you need to know to go off-roading with your 4×4.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
Check your fluids
27 Dec 2019

How to perform a quick car safety check

Keeping your car in good running order might sound like a daunting prospect but it isn’t. Here’s how to perform a quick car safety check…start the clock.

Isaac Bober 0 Read More
Towing 3500kg caravan ranger
04 Dec 2019

Why a 3500kg tow rating may not really be a 3500kg tow rating

Can tow 3500kg! The claim is there in big bold letters in the brochure, but here’s why your 3500kg tow rating may not really be a 3500kg tow rating.

Robert Pepper 111 Read More
How to choose a pressure washer
29 Nov 2019

How to choose a car pressure washer

Pressure washers are becoming more and more popular for cleaning a vehicle, here’s how to choose a pressure washer for your car or 4×4.

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27 Nov 2019

The best budget 4×4 wagons in 2019

Shopping for a new, cheap 4×4 wagon on a budget can be tricky… there’s so many to choose.

Practical Motoring 2 Read More
18 Nov 2019

Monocoque 4X4s explained – should you be afraid?

There’s a fair bit of misconception about what monocoque construction actually is – all explained here.

Robert Pepper 6 Read More
18 Nov 2019

Why does my suspension squeak and rattle?

Good suspension has many attributes, one of which is quietness. But does your suspension squeak and rattle? Here’s why.

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
LC200 towing caravan
07 Nov 2019

Top 5 towing myths you should know

Towing a trailer is simple until it all goes wrong, and that might be avoided by not believing some of these myths…

Robert Pepper 4 Read More
07 Oct 2019

Should your SUV be all-wheel drive or two-wheel drive?

FWD vs AWD: So you want to buy an SUV but aren’t sure if it should be a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Here’s what the difference is and if it should matter to you.

Robert Pepper 5 Read More
10 Jul 2019

Around Melbourne then to Adelaide and back in a 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

Can you really use an electric vehicle like a ‘normal’ car? We spent 10 days with the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric and drove around town and then from Melbourne to Adelaide to find out.

Robert Pepper 1 Read More
Electronic Stability Control
21 Jun 2019

What is Electronic Stability Control (ESC)?

ESC, or Electronic Stability Control goes by many names… but what is it and why is it such an important automotive safety feature?

Practical Motoring 0 Read More
03 Jun 2019

How does a sway bar work, what is it and how does it affect my vehicle’s handling?

Something that most car buyers and owners will never think about is the sway or anti-roll bar. Here’s what it does and why it’s important to the way your vehicle handles.

Isaac Bober 1 Read More
does size matter in a collision
30 Apr 2019

Does size matter in a collision…it isn’t as cut-and-dried as you think

ANCAP awards a crash rating but do we really think a smaller car is as safe as a large car if the two collide? So, does size matter in a collision?

Isaac Bober 0 Read More