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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cooking: Drover Nuts

Ingredients: 1 L vegetable oil, for frying 200 g self-raising flour 40 g milk powder 1 tbsp caster sugar 50 g butter, melted 130ml milk, at room temperature Golden syrup or honey to serve Method: …

The 10 Best Campsites That Nobody Knows About

Let’s just keep this between us, eh? Dex wants me to write about my 10 best campsites that no-one knows about. There goes the serenity! So I thought I would just list them off and …

The set-up of this camper isn’t automatic but it sure is easy!

It’s a process they call Campomatic! Words & images Mark Allen Turning dreams into a reality can be easier said than done. Many a camping outfit makes claims of getting the set-up job done in …

Workshop – Solar

And now for something completely different … Chris and I on camera (joined by Steve Moore from Redarc). At the 2017 Let’s Go Caravan & Camping Show in SA, we conducted a series of workshops, …

Is your camper covered where your vehicle takes it!?

By now you have probably heard all about our market leading coverage for your fourby when it comes to off-road recovery, Australia-wide coverage, accessories cover and more – but what about insuring your home-away-from-home? Fun …

All About Adblue, Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

More And More 4X4s Have AdBlue Fitted, So It’s Time To Learn More About It. Before we get into Adblue, a bit of background. Diesel is dying. Yes, the fuel us offroaders swear by, the one …

Cooking: Jerk Chicken

Ingredients: 1 chicken broken down into maryland cuts 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon szechuan pepper 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon palm sugar 1 lime juiced 2 cloves garlic crushed 2 shallots diced …

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 …

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 …

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 …