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Claims Explained: What you NEED to know – Issue 4

Over the last couple of months, we have been pulling apart the Product Disclosure Statement and elaborating on circumstances and events for which you are NOT covered. We received great feedback from all of you …

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Club 4X4 Partnership – Camping Adventures

Exciting times here at Club 4X4 as we announce our latest partnership with Camping Adventures. They are a family owned and operated business based in Victoria with a great passion for the outdoors. They are …

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2017 4X4 Sales: Ranger Leads in Softening Market

Ford’s Ranger ute has continued to dominate 2017 4X4 sales, building on a solid lead after two months of 2017 work. It’s currently the highest selling 4X4 in Australia, growing a not-insignificant and trend-bucking 13.6% …

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A Week in stunning Salvator Rosa – Queensland

There’s way more to Carnarvon National Park than just the gorge.   What do a 17th-century Baroque painter and a New South Wales Surveyor-General have in common? They both loved the dramatic landscapes that this …

Wild West Tamed

Wild West Tamed

Hit the back roads and discover the surprises throughout Western Victoria. Words & images Glenn Marshall We had only a week up our sleeves our options were limited as we didn’t want to follow the …

GU Patrol

You can still buy a 4.8 litre GU Patrol in the Middle East

Nissan in the Middle-East has brought back It’s legendary GU Patrol, otherwise known as the Y61, from the brink of death with a bit of a special-edition rebirth. And it has their most-loved engine under …

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AUS RV

Has MDC built the caravan we never thought they would? Words & images Gary Tischer Is AUS RV a new manufacturer of caravans? Yes and no. AUS RV is an evolution of MDC, but the …

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Are you being a responsible 4WD owner?

Jed Currey, owner of Explore WA 4WD Adventures has had a gut full of people giving 4WD owners a bad name, and has something to say about it: Responsibility. It’s a rather common place term that …

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7 Tips for Buying Your Next Swag

There is a lot to look out for when buying a modern-day swag. Here is a starting point on your next purchase. A mate recently asked me which swag he should buy. It got me …

Western Australia’s best 4WD accessible beaches

Western Australia has some of the best beaches in the world. Many of them are accessible by 4WD, and even the busier beaches are much less packed than the alternatives on the Eastern coast of …

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Make Like a Salmon and head to Betty’s Beach

The fish make the annual migration to Betty’s Beach and so should you By Colin Kerr The south west of Western Australia is, for many travellers, a destination in itself worth a month or more …

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When am I not covered – Issue 4

One of the things we get asked all the time at Club meets, shows, on the phone and online is, “What am I not covered for?” Over the next few weeks, we will be compiling …

Recovery Gear

What to do when your recovery gear breaks

THINGS can go wrong when you’re off-roading. It’s just the nature of the beast. Travelling in modified four-wheel drives to the far corners of one of the world’s most isolated countries, and then driving the …

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The High-Lift Jack – Hero or Hindrance?

We take a look at how to use the high-lift jack safely; the uses it has; how to make the high-lift jack a hero; and the carnage it causes when not used quite right. The …

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8 Tips To Protect Your Canvas

Are you rich enough to buy a new tent every trip? We aren’t, so here’s how to protect your investment… Also, can we borrow a few bucks? Canvas is a lot like underwear; you want …

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Making Insurance Great Again!

So it’s not uncommon now to hear people talking about the Club 4X4 brand. We’ve worked hard over the last couple of years to build and refine our products to be the only option for …

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Fitting bigger tyres to your 4WD

One of the most common modifications done to a 4WD is to fit bigger tyres to it. This is done for a number of reasons, but the primary one is to gain more clearance. You won’t …

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How To: Sand Driving – Don’t Get Sand on Your Snag

Now that summer’s here, we figure we’d better do the mandatory sand driving feature… so here it is. With summer well and truly here, many of us like to head to the beach – not …

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Factory-Pimped 2017 Holden Colorado

Refined, redesigned, rebuilt. Is Holden’s new Australian designed and engineered truck a HiLux killer? The Holden Colorado is well known for its solid off-road ability, yet less than stellar comfort and refinement levels. Being invited …

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Readers’ Rigs – “Life’s too short to drive a Toyota”

Defender Faith Kenneth Kemp, is looking forward to taking a permanent break from the military despite then buying a Landie! Retiring after 27 years in the Australian Defence Force, Kenneth has turned his attention to …

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2017 Volkswagen V6 Amarok Review

Since it was first introduced back in 2011, the Volkswagen Amarok has enjoyed a wide gamut of reputations. Often spurned for the transfer-case-free automatic gearbox and low capacity two-litre engine, it has also picked up …

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Top 5 Custom Nissan Patrol

WHEN the axe fell on the GU Patrol the news took its toll on 4×4 tourers worldwide (us included). It seems the aftermarket industry isn’t slowing down though when it comes to these heavy duty …

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Massive Attack

“Last month we made the case for a big truck in theory. This month we drive in reality.” By Robert Pepper Ever looked at an F250 or Silverado and wondered what it’s like to drive? …

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Patriot Campers’ Toyota Landcruiser 79 Series Build Goes Global

4×4 Australia Annual Gear Guide went on sale in newsstands this week and in it you will find this wicked LandCruiser 79 Series from Patriot Campers. Now we’ve seen these rad rigs before and they are …