04 Dec 2018

The Top 5 Best 4×4 Dual-Cab Utes for over $50k

There is nowhere for a dual-cab 4×4 ute to hide when it costs over $50K plus on-road costs. SOME utes under that threshold focus on rugged simplicity and value for money over a passenger car-like level of performance, convenience equipment and active safety technology. But if the top dogs want

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Mitsubishi Triton GLX+
15 Nov 2018

The Top 5 Best 4×4 Dual-Cab Utes for less than $50k

Dual-cab 4×4 utes are looking likely to overtake SUVs as the next must-have family vehicle, and already out-sell some SUV categories. Here’s our list of the Top 5 Best Dual-Cab 4×4 Utes for less than $50k.

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Practical Motoring Says: For those after a hero 4x4 ute, the Holden Colorado Z71 has certainly got the look, and since its late-2016 update, which introduced a host of chassis and suspension changes, as well as exterior and interior styling tweaks, it now offers the on-road style and performance to match it with the best in class. It’s lacking a little in off-road performance, but that’s nothing that can’t be remedied by the 4x4 aftermarket.
01 Oct 2018

Top 5 4×4 Vehicle Choice Questions You Should Ask Yourself

Here are the top 5 4×4 vehicle choice questions you should ask yourself before going to buy a new fourby.

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How to drive on sand dunes
10 Sep 2018

How to drive on sand dunes

Driving on flat sand is one thing, but what do you do when you’re confronted with huge sand dunes? Here are the best techniques to drive on sand dunes… and to safely get down the other side.

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21 Aug 2018

Everything you need to know about winch recoveries

There’s no substitute for a winch when it comes to pulling a stuck vehicle out of its predicament, especially when travelling solo, but whether you’re using a hand winch or a vehicle-mounted electric winch, there’s plenty of other gear you’ll need to perform a successful and safe extraction.

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Weekend Escape trip essentials
18 Aug 2018

Weekend escape 4×4 trip essentials

A 4X4 is the perfect vehicle when you need a short break from the daily grind. But even when you head off-road for just a couple of days, you’ll need the right gear to make sure you’re prepared for every eventuality.

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13 Aug 2018

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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13 Aug 2018

What key modifications should you make to your 4×4 to make it a better towing vehicle?

Can you make a good 4×4 towing vehicle better? Yes. And here are the key modifications to make your 4×4 a better towing vehicle.

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What is a DPF and how does it work - all explained
07 Aug 2018

What is a diesel particulate filter (DPF)?

If you own a diesel-powered vehicle there’s a good chance it’s equipped with a diesel particulate filter (DPF), read our guide to learn more about what it is and what it does.

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01 Aug 2018

How to choose a towing vehicle

When it comes to towing, you can’t just hook up and hope for the best if you want to be safe, here’s how to choose a towing vehicle.

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2018 Subaru XV 2.0i-S Review
31 Jul 2018

The Top 10 Best Small SUVs On-Sale for less than $40K

Sales of SUVs are booming, offering a little bit of extra height and depending on the model even some rough road ability, read our guide for the top 10 best small SUVs on-sale right now.

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Toyota Prado GX
18 Jul 2018

Top 5 Base-Spec 4×4 Wagons

Basic is often best when you want to travel off-road or into remote areas. Here are the Top 5 base-spec 4×4 wagons currently on the Aussie market for proper adventuring.

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How to attach a snatch strap
17 Jul 2018

Gear You Need: Snatch Strap Recovery

When you have two or more vehicles travelling together, a snatch recovery can often be the easiest and fastest way to get a stuck vehicle unstuck. To perform a safe snatch recovery, you’re going to need the right gear.

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10 Jul 2018

Upgrading your 4×4 for driving in the dark

Driving in the dark can fraught with danger but it’s sometime unavoidable. If your vehicle is equipped with the right gear you’ll be able to make it safely through the night.

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Battery charge warning light
28 Jun 2018

Everything you need to know about 4×4 electrical power options

If you’re going to use your four-wheel drive for off-road adventures, you’re going to need a reliable and abundant source of power for all your electrical gear. These days there are more electrical power options than ever before.

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