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 …

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! …

8 Tips To Protect Your Canvas

Are you rich enough to buy a new tent every trip? We aren’t, so here’s how to protect your investment… Also, can we borrow a few bucks? Canvas is a lot like underwear; you want …

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 …

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 …

Going Bush and Giving Back

Many of you may have noticed that this year as part of Club 4X4’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, we sponsored the Drive To The Top event to support Hope Street. As part of this, I …

Making Insurance Great Again!

So it’s not uncommon now to hear people talking about the Club 4X4 brand. We’ve worked hard over the last couple of years to build and refine our products to be the only option for …

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 …

*UPDATED* 7 towing laws you need to know

Words and Images by 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 …

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 …

Car Hire – Will your policy get you into a fourby or a hatchback?

Rental Cars. Picking out a rental car may be exciting when you’re arranging holidays and trying to decide what’s most suitable for your needs. Of course if you’re anything like me, you scroll straight to …

Keeping your cool in the Aussie heat

Over the last few days, every local news outlet in New South Wales has been reporting on an impending heatwave, which is now starting to make its way through the state. Unfortunately, with most of …

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? …