Toyota Prado Kakadu
09 Mar 2017

Reader Help: Why does my car need servicing so often when I’m not driving far?

Why do cars need to be serviced so often if the owner isn’t hitting the service interval mileage?

Robert Pepper 10 Read More
20 Dec 2016

Reader Question: Can I retrofit new electronics to an older Toyota 86?

The idea of retrofitting a new car’s system to an older model comes up from time to time, and on this occasion it’s the Toyota 86.

Robert Pepper 1 Read More
13 Dec 2016

Reader question: What do I do when only changing two tyres?

We get a lot of questions on tyres which is no surprise as they’re important and wear out quickly. Here’s another question about uneven wear.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
2017 Holden Trailblazer goes on-sale in October
06 Dec 2016

Reader Question: What should replace my 2004 Subaru Outback?

The Subaru Outback is a great car, but there comes a time when something more capable is needed, and this reader is leaning towards the Holden Trailblazer.

Robert Pepper 13 Read More
29 Nov 2016

Reader Question: Need help choosing a tow car…

Two more readers want help selecting a tow car, one is looking to tow a boat and the other can’t decide between Pajero and Pajero Sport…

Robert Pepper 1 Read More
22 Nov 2016

Reader help: How do I get rid of bush pinstripes?

Bodywork scratches go hand-in-hand with offroading in wooded areas, but there are ways to reduce bush pinstripes…

Robert Pepper 3 Read More
15 Nov 2016

Reader help: Do Toyota 4x4s have recovery points?

What is a recovery point and does the Toyota Fortuner have one?

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
08 Nov 2016

Reader help: Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling?

Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?

Robert Pepper 7 Read More
horsepower in cars
02 Nov 2016

Reader help: Why don’t we see torque/weight figures?

A reader wonders about torque, power and weight and why car companies always talk about horsepower per kilogram…

Robert Pepper 0 Read More
18 Oct 2016

Reader help: I need a smallish seven-seat SUV that works on sand

This reader is looking for a seven-seat SUV that’ll handle sand driving and come in at less than $25k.

Robert Pepper 4 Read More
11 Oct 2016

Reader help: Dealer says I can’t fit smaller wheels to my Ford Everest Titanium

Wheels and tyres are one of the most common modifications made to 4x4s, and one Ford Everest Titanium owner has been told he can’t fit smaller wheels to it, only bigger…

Robert Pepper 8 Read More
18 Mar 2016

Reader help: what tyre pressures should I run for my Toyota LC200?

A reader wants help determining the correct tyre pressures for their toyota LandCruiser 200 Series when driving on-road and in sand.

Robert Pepper 10 Read More
09 Feb 2016

Reader help: which 4WD do I choose?

Two readers write in for help choosing between Land Rover Discovery 4, Defender and LandCruiser 76 Series… We try to help them choose the right 4WD.

Robert Pepper 6 Read More
2006 Toyota HiLux - Can we help
17 Aug 2014

Reader Tale: 2006 Toyota HiLux

Do you go with a manuafacturer-authorised service centre or your local mechanic? Here’s one reader’s experience with his 2006 Toyota HiLux.

Paul Murrell 0 Read More