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Roothy's Recipes - Artery Hardeners

If you're a fan of Roothy's cooking recipes then you can't miss this one from our archives. This one comes from back in issue 144 - aptly named 'Artery Hardeners' Take a look.

Published: 2012-08-26

Brenno's Driving Tips: Maximising Your Clearance

Clearance out on the tracks is something every 4WDer needs to consider, especially around your diffs. Knowing how to approach ledges and ruts out on the tracks can often be the difference between enjoying your time in the bush and limping home with a busted 4WD. Check in with Brenno as he runs through some of the crucial steps to make sure you have the best chance of getting through.

Published: 2012-08-24

Roothy vs. Graham - The Showdown

You might remember the ultimate showdown on one of Graham's very first 4WD Action DVDs as a presenter. Nissan vs. Toyota is the ultimate debate that will be argued for decades to come. Watch below as Graham and Roothy go head-to-head from one of our archive DVDs.

Published: 2012-08-24

DVD Bonus Scenes - Roothy's Best Rust Tip

Rust will undoubtedly be the first thing that comes to your mind when it comes to beach driving. There are no shortage of tips and techniques to use to make sure you rust-proof your 4WD, but Roothy has one of the best tips getting around. Take a look below.

Published: 2012-08-24

Cloud Clinging

Three hundred and sixty degree views of green velvet hills as far as the eye can see. There is absolutely no doubt that you'll be taken aback by what your bewildered eyes are seeing. Yes, this is an Australian iconic trip but that doesn't mean it's one of those 'biggies' that's always out of reach.

Published: 2012-08-23

Nice Rack

The roof of your 4WD is a complete waste of space. Of course, it keeps the elements off your head, and assists in the structural integrity of your vehicle, but it is wasted space that is just begging to be used for better purposes. By adding a roof storage system to your vehicle, bulky items can be removed from the cabin of your vehicle, and placed out of harm's way on higher ground.

Published: 2012-08-22

Keeping The Peace

When you head out on your camping adventure, you expect paradise. Clean air, clear water and uninterrupted serenity. There is nothing more vexing than having your peace disturbed by some inconsiderate campers who decide to be excessively noisy or rocking up to your campsite and finding rubbish littered all over the place. Michael McCulkin from Tri State Safaris has been camping all over this beautiful country of ours and has a few ideas about using etiquette in the bush. SETTING UP CAMP

Published: 2012-08-22

In Search of Mr. Bartle

Progress - like it or lump it. The simple fact is that like death and taxes, it's inevitable. Funny thing is, progress is great when it suits us, like an advance in shock absorber or tyre technology but it plain sucks when it goes against us. When it comes to 4WDing, there is nothing worse than track or area closures in the name of progress. Yesterday you were happily offroading down your favourite track, today a dirty great gate and a sign displaying the intended bulldozing and bituminizing of your special part of Aus. Bugger!

Published: 2012-08-22

Pure, Untammed Adventure - Rockhampton Trailer

If you like 4WD adventure, then this is the DVD for you. Join Roothy, Glenno and Jamie as they punt their way through some of the most deadset sensational 4WDing this side of the Cape, all out the back of Rocky! Make sure the missus catches this month's DVD, because we've got a romance story with a bit of 4WD flavour.

Published: 2012-08-22

What Dreams Are Made Of

Endless days of sunshine, white sandy beaches, fishing and 4WDing, no work commitments and nothing to worry about other than tomorrows itinerary. Sounds like the perfect weekend doesn't it? How about stretching it further and making it the perfect month, or even better, the perfect year… A long-term 4WD trip is the dream of just about all fourby owners but the old adage of, "you have to pay to play" is nowhere more prevalent than here. Before living the dream, there are a host of pre-trip preparations that must be met.

Published: 2012-08-22