ESSENTIAL APPS TO USE WHEN 4WDING

Apps – there’s millions out there, but which ones stand out amongst the rest and are most useful to 4WDers? We’re well and truly into the digital age and owning devices such as smartphones and tablets are the norm. They can be a huge…

3 SIMPLE FUEL TANK FIXES

There is no worse feeling than splitting a fuel tank when you are in the bush, it could literally leave you stranded in the middle of nowhere. When you are out tackling big gnarly hills or even blasting across unforgiving gravel tracks, you…

THE ULTIMATE OUTBACK ADVENTURE

WORDS BY STEVE COLLINS, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MEGAN STACE “Cape York to the Simmo via Oz’s most iconic outback pubs” Cape York and the Simpson Desert are two of Australia’s most iconic 4WD destinations, and being asked to choose between the two is as criminal as…

THE WILDEST DEFENDER YOU’LL SEE THIS YEAR!

Built before its time, this 1986 Military 110 was pieced together from four different Landys to create a dual cab 110, well before they first rolled off the factory floor. When Nick Sixt first saw this monster Defender in his mate’s shed he knew it was meant to be his. Ten years and a…

WEIRDEST 4WD PRODUCTS

I was flicking through an American magazine the other day while at the newsagent, as I’m always keen to see what 4WDers in other countries get up to. Now, it came as no surprise that I’d find dozens of adverts relating to 4WD products, hunting…

IS YOUR OIL REALLY PROTECTING YOUR ENGINE?

Your engine oil stops vital components rubbing metal on metal – low quality, dirty or contaminated oil reduces your engine’s life too, so it’s important to use oil that’s specially designed for 4WD enthusiasts like us who use our trucks in tough conditions.

FIT A BIGGER EXHAUST IN A COUPLE OF HOURS!

Two and a half hours is all it takes to unlock 10-15% more power and low-down torque from your engine. How? By replacing your restrictive factory exhaust with a high-flow system customised specifically for your 4WD. “Unlock 10-15% more power and low-down torque in just…

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CREB TRACK!

“Yeah, we were going to do the CREB on the way up the Cape, but the bloody thing was shut.” Sound familiar? Thousands of 4WDers every year make their way up to Cape York for the annual tourist season, which runs roughly between Easter and November….

TOUGH-AS-GUTS ISUZU D-MAX OFF-ROAD WEAPON

Every now and again we come across a 4WD that you can just tell has been built with a very clear plan from day one. One of those 4WDs that is so mint, you just want to own it. For us, that truck was Hayden’s Isuzu D-MAX. Hayden bought this truck…

PAYING BEYOND THE PUMP

This issue I spent a lot of time researching an article on the best bargains to be had out there on the used 4WD market over the next 12 months. It seems like every single year there’s a new couple of mega-bargain trucks that for…