Walk It Now or Swim It Later – How to Tackle Water Crossings

In our last issue we started to dissect “single vehicle accidents”. As outlined in our inaugural crash index, the Club 4X4 portfolio has seen a significant representation in claims where there are no other vehicle involved. In …

What’s with all the questions?

Over the last few weeks we shared a piece on why you may be asked for photos of your 4X4 when getting a quote with Club 4X4. This week, we will focus on some of …

Culgoa Floodplain National Park, Queensland

CULGOA Floodplain National Park, a place where you can switch off and enjoy the remoteness and serenity of this area, is only 800km west of Brisbane. Getting there from Queensland’s capital is a bit of …

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 …

Claims Explained: What you NEED to know – Issue 2

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 …

Club 4X4 Partnership – All Wheel Drive Club of Sydney

We are happy to announce our latest partnership with the All Wheel Drive Club of Sydney. Starting now, financial club members can access all of Club 4X4’s products and get a 5% discount on each! …

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 …

When am I not covered – Issue 2

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 …

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 …

7 towing laws you need to know

Words & images Marty Ledwich So….you’ve decided to do that big lap around the country and you’ve bought yourself a nice new caravan and a 4WD to tow it. You’re all loaded up with everything …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Bush Etiquette 101

We all had to start somewhere… here’s how not to be a tosser off-road. Despite the absolute vast majority of us being pretty decent bush-loving folk who just want to get our families out exploring …

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? …

Top 10 Reasons a Caravan & Camping Holiday Is For You

Caravan and camping holidays are a guaranteed way to ensure your summer holiday is one the whole family will love! Here’s why: 1. Disconnect with the busyness of everyday life A camping holiday offers the …

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 …

Off-Road Suspension Bible

Everything you have wanted to know about suspension, but were too afraid to ask… It is impossible to not hammer on about the fact that factory-fitted suspension is a compromise. Now I’m not going to …