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Cooking: Lamb Bratwurst

Ingredients: 500g lamb mince ¼ cup pistachios 1 tbsp. cumin 1 tbsp. coriander pinch of salt crack of pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion salt 1 bunch mint 1 bunch flat leaf parsley …

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HOW TO: BUILD THE PERFECT CAMPFIRE

For thousands of years, man and fire have had a primal connection. Fire has given us warmth in the cold and provides an enchanting glow of light in the darkness. Campfires have been known to …

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TOWING MIRRORS

We spend heaps on a shiny new van, then often scrimp on the extras needed for towing it. Let’s talk mirrors … strap on, magnetic or the big elephant ears, permanently mounted extendable style? As …

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5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU TRAVEL OUTBACK

Just how ready are YOU to travel the outback? No, we don’t mean your car or your finances. We mean YOU. Not your vehicle. You. There’s a myriad of general tips about vehicle preparation out there, but …

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Cooking: Chicken Stirfry

Ingredients: 400g Chicken thigh fillets ½ cup flour 4 drops Sesame oil ¼ cup kecap manis 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp fish sauce ½ tsp ginger paste ½ tsp garlic paste juice of 1 …

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7 DAYS IN BLADENSBURG

Bladensburg typifies what Outback Queensland is all about: Remote and harsh yet stunning and colourful with plenty to see and do. Located a few kays out of Winton in Central West Queensland, there’s a place …

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Talkin’ Stahan, mate

Life on the edge of the wild north-west Tassie frontier. Words and Images Jan Hawkins Strahan is the last bastion of civilisation on the west coast of Tasmania. This remote fishing port sits sheltered in …

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The Death of Low Range

Have you really thought about why we have low range? It’s only ever been a workaround. There are just two reasons for low range. First, the lower gears allow the engine to develop useful amounts …

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Cooking: Cola Braised Wings and Ribs

Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs, bone in 4 chicken wings 4 pork spare ribs 1 brown onion, grated tbsp. chilli flakes ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tbsp. coriander pinch of salt 2 cups cola 1 stalk …

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Podcast / Workshop – INSURANCE

At this year’s Let’s Go Caravan & Camping Lifestyle Show in South Australia, Chris and I had lot’s of fun presenting a series of workshops. They were very well received and a great success, thanks …

Adjusting tyre pressure with Pressure Perfect: Tested

  HERE’S another one of those clever Aussie inventions that leaves us thinking why anyone didn’t think of this before? Pressure Perfect takes the simple set-and-apply tyre inflation system that you use at service stations …

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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 …

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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 …

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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! …

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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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 …

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Want to know if your 4WD has been affected by the latest round of recalls?

GoAuto.com’s Robbie Wallis recently reported the below: “Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque has clocked up its fourth recall this year and the fifth since August 2016, this time to rectify an issue caused by a …

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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Air Filters: Tested

OEM vs Generic vs High Performance air filters – What’s really best for your engine? We combine a leaf blower with talcum power to find the best type of air filter for your 4WD… SCIENCE! …

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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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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 …

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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 …