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When am I not covered – Issue 3

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 …

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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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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 …

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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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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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CIAA News: Road Tripping Revival

The latest Tourism Australia Research (TRA) forecast highlights the positive influence that the low dollar value is having on increasing domestic tourism and inbound travel, particularly from Asian markets. International visitors are expected to grow …

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Road Test – 2017 Toyota Landcruiser 70 Series

Some BIG changes breathe new life into a rugged old legend The product planning, design and engineering team at Toyota Australia deserves a massive pat on the back. Somehow, amongst a sea of high-volume, global …

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What Impacts Safety When Towing A Caravan?

When it comes to towing, there is no disputing it takes practice and experience to become comfortable behind the wheel of your rig – no matter the situation and conditions. Experience will come with time, …

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The journey or the destination? A guide to unsealed-road safety

These days the virtues of sealed-road safety are extolled on us in various ways and are undeniable truths. The end result of unsafe driving is openly documented in road toll and crash statistics published by various …