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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 …

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5 Reasons an Upright Fridge is Better Than a Chest Fridge

It’s cheaper Compared to an Engel chest fridge of the same size, you’re saving yourself exactly $700. The 80-litre Engel ST90F I have goes for $1,325 RRP. That’s about 14 cartons of Coopers Pale Ale. …

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Recipe: Spam fritters & crumbed Spam slices

SPAM is sold in virtually every grocery store Australia-wide, and we’ve found it easy to get wherever we go, making it an ideal camp food. It’s even said that there are 12.8 cans of Spam …

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Mallee Shakedown – Exploring a Forgotten Outback Road

But are we going the RIGHT way?” Gary’s knuckles whiten on the wheel. “Well.” I hesitate. “Actually…” The HEMA app says there’s no road, but it’s impossible to argue with the wide red track graded …

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2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder ute revealed

Ford Motor Companyhas unveiled the US police industry’s first pursuit-rated ute. Based on the F-150 FX4, the Police Responder will run a 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6 engine (280kW/637Nm), Ford’s SelecShift 10-speed automatic transmission and the FX4’s off-road …

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Cooking: Lamb Roast

Ingredients: Lamb Belly 2 Pieces Zest of a Lemon Coriander Parsley Chorizo Sausage Salt Pineapple Juice Method: Lay out your lamb belly and trim to a square shape, overlay the bellies to do this. Stuff …

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How You’re Buggering Your Auto-Box

Want to find out exactly what makes autos so good off-road and how you’re probably killing yours? We have a chat with one of the best in the business… First, we need a refresher on how …

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Is Private Property Camping the Future of 4X4 Exploration?

We go to Lorella Springs Station to find out. Northern Territory. Atrip to the Gulf Country is not for the faint-hearted. It was the effort to reach this remote place that led to the demise …

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Water Filtration

Please listen to this short excerpt from a previous podcast, then read the blog below. Since recording this, the filter we talk about has been tested … with some surprising results. Andrew and I recently …

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Cooking: Camp Fried Chicken

Wet Rub Zip Lock Bag Thyme Cumin Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 tsp Onion Salt 2 tsp, Smoked Paprika Corriander Ground Juice of 1 Lemon Meat Chicken Pieces (Drumsticks, Wings) Other Plain Flour Method: Get your …

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This 30-cent Magnet Saved Me Thousand of Dollars in Repair Costs

Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet, unless you’re desperate… Sometimes, we do smart things. Sometimes, we do stupid things. Then there are other times, when we do things that are both smart and …

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This is the Most Australian 4WD Since the OKA

The untold story of the mongrel army 4X4 with an Australian soul. Amongst the olive-drab ocean of ex-military gear that’s going under the hammer on Grays Online every few weeks, there is a huge selection …

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The Facts Behind Caravan Suspension

DO YOU REALLY NEED THAT INDEPENDENT SET-UP? Before we get into what’s important about suspension, let’s take a step back and think about what job the suspension has to do. It’s pretty simple: Absorb the …

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Exploring the Gawler Ranges – A Complete Guide

We had to stop counting wombats. They seemed to be everywhere, their chubby brown bodies lazing on the sides of burrows, soaking up the afternoon sun. As we wound our way into the Gawler Ranges …

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4WD Tips For Driving in the Snow

We talk about how to prepare for a trip out into the Snow.  Snow driving is a lot of fun, but the conditions are very different to other types of 4 wheel driving. Snow driving …

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Learn About 4X4 Suspension With Terrain Tamer – Master Class Ep 06

It’s the gear on a 4X4 that probably has the toughest workout off-road: Suspension. Quality gear will last you a long time, but it won’t go forever. Shock absorbers will lose their effect over the …

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Cooking: Burgers

Filling Capsicum Mushrooms Onion Meat 1kg Beef Mince Salt Pepper Mustard, BBQ or Tomato Sauce Streaky Bacon Toppings Pickles Cheese Method: Start with a hot OzPig with the BBQ plate on the top, cook off …

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Amarok Range Gets 2017 Updtaes

After Volkswagen shook up the dual-cab ute segment with the most powerful and torquiest V6 diesel, the rest of range has been updated with some of the other improvements that were introduced. The front look …

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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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Why you should set a course for the Coral Coast

World Heritage sites, national parks, marine reserves, and 1100 kilometres of coastline makes this one incredible WA holiday destination… Words Linda Bloffwitch & images My Aussie Travel Guide When a region such as Western Australia’s Coral …