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Club 4X4’s Sydney Hail Storm Response

  If you were anywhere near Sydney last weekend you would have heard about or experienced the significant and damaging storms that swept across the city, leaving pock marks on house walls, roofs and motor …

Madigan Line Simpson Desert Video, Part 2

  The Madigan Line is a lesser-known, very challenging and incredibly rewarding 4X4 adventure, which travels across the northern half of the Simpson Desert. It follows the path of Cecil Madigan’s 1939 expedition across the …

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Market Value, Agreed Value and Club 4X4 Value – there is a difference!

It would seem that the terms “Market” and “Agreed” value have been around forever. We still get questions and hear stories from potential customers about how their vehicle gets valued by their current insurer. Often …

Madigan Line, Simpson Desert Video, Part I

 Crossing the Simpson Desert, home to the world’s longest parallel sand dunes, is on the bucket list of every Australian 4WDer. On top of the popular tracks like the French Line and Rig Road, the …

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Driving On Sand Dunes: Tips and Tricks

There’s nothing quite as thrilling as conquering a sand dune, but there are some deadly consequences to approaching the hills without proper preparation. If you want to tackle the dunes, heed these golden rules to …

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G-strings and Desert Rescues: What It’s Like To Run An Outback Roadhouse

The Birdsville Roadhouse has been run by Peter and Bronwynne Barnes for the past 10 years. Photo: Supplied   Robbie Dare will never forget the day a man pushing a shopping trolley appeared, like a …

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What To Do When It Goes Wrong

Could you save a life on your next adventure, or at least take care of a scrape or two? We all love to get out there and have our Outback adventures. Camping, walks, long drives, …

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Ford ‘Science of Truck’ Ranger uses Non-Standard Tyres in Challenge

‘The Science of Truck’: a smart phrase that Ford’s marketing side has coined, where they are looking to marry up mechanical toughness and sharp electronic aids as the ultimate ute. It’s a slick piece of …

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Our Top 5 Portable Power Tools You Should Never Leave Home Without

It’s a good idea to carry some tools with you when you head bush, and most of us carry some sort of basic tool kit and spares. But often little thought goes into some of …

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How To Not Blow Your Load

Tyres are your connection to the road but so many are run in much less than perfect pressure. This can lead to anything from poor handling to complete failure, and everything that entails. By Colin …

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Club 4X4 Partnership – Track Trailer

Club 4X4 is proud to announce our latest partnership with Track Trailer. Track Trailer comes from strong roots in military manufacture and 18 years building the iconic T-Van. This experience which has been put to …

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Legally Blown

Everybody wants a supercharger, right? Here’s how to fit one while keeping things 100% legal. Performance modifications tread a fine line, and much debate rages as to tyre sizes, suspension mods, and even driving lights. …

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Ford Everest, Haval H9 Now MC-Classified

Since the story broke that some 4WDs were not classed as off-road vehicles, Ford and Haval have been busy behind the scenes trying to rectify the problems associated with an MA-rated 4X4. This is interesting …

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Turning Down The Heat

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR ENGINE IS OVERHEATING. The worst thing that you hear when setting out on a 4WD trip are those dreaded words, “my car’s overheating!” Receiving this panicked message from a travel …

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4WDing; When It All Goes Wrong

4WDing is a sport, a hobby and a way of life that allows you to see so much that many people don’t ever get to see. Like everything in life though, there is an element …