Filed under 4WDs

UTE VS WAGON

If you’re in the market for a new 4WD you might be asking yourself whether a ute or wagon will be better suited to your needs. When making your choice, there are a couple of questions that you need to ask yourself. Firstly, you need to identify how you plan on using your 4WD in … Continue reading

Mud Driving Tips

  Let’s face it, we all love mud but did you know that not all mud is the same? There are 10 different types of soil in Australia, all of which create a different type of mud. Here are 5 top tips for next time you’re out chucking some mud in your truck. Always carry … Continue reading

LED VS HID Spotlights

  When comparing LED and HID spotlights it is important to first make sure that you know the differences between the two. LED lighting stands for Light Emitting Diode and is the new benchmark for vehicle lighting. LED lights are a short to medium range light as their beam wave length spectrum and reflector lens … Continue reading

Winch – Steel Cable VS Dynamica Rope

Dynamica Rope is made from Dyneema fibres which is one of the strongest fibres in the world. The rope has excellent properties with regard to strength, weight, UV-stability (daylight), safety, abrasion, tension fatigue and bending fatigue. When comparing Dyneema to steel it is ten times stronger per unit of weight. This means that a Dyneema … Continue reading

Diesel VS Petrol VS LPG

For many serious 4WD enthusiasts there is no question that diesel is the fuel of choice. Diesel 4WDs are favoured not only due to their known reliability, but also due to their cost effectiveness and availability on long hauls. Diesel engines are also a popular choice because of the multitude of power-up options available on … Continue reading

4WD Accessories – What do you Need? (Part 1)

Over the next two weeks we will be sharing with you some advice from Outback Crossing on some key accessories you really need to turn your 4WD into a viable and independent proposition for tackling Australia’s nastiest terrain. See some of their recommended essential accessories below: Bullbars and Roo Bars (essential) We believe bullbars are absolutely … Continue reading

BUY THE 4WD YOU REALLY NEED

So you’ve decided to get into the 4WD scene, or you’re upgrading and you’re wondering what you should buy. Get what you need, not necessarily what you want. We’re not going to get into the subtle differences between needs and wants (try any management course for the full injection) but it’s important to differentiate between … Continue reading

Great Off-Road Events: Riverland Challenge

The Riverland Challenge is a weekend full of action packed 4WD racing. It is held at the Loveday 4×4 Adventure Park, located 2 hours east of Adelaide and 2 hours west of Mildura on the Murray River. There is over 8,000 acres and 14km of river frontage with tracks suitable for beginners to extreme off-roaders. … Continue reading