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Recreational 4WD


Every once in a while a very special vehicle comes along. This 79 Series Dual Cab is certainly special and has defined itself as the apex predator. When Perry was in need of a monster touring set up, Brisbane’s ARB Coopers Plains was there to answer the call. It all began with meticulous planning and …

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The Roadsafe Soft Shackle is a safe, lightweight alternative to the conventional bow shackle.

Conventional rated steel bow shackles have long been the standard in 4wd Recovery Kits. However there is now a safe, lightweight alternative on the market, the Roadsafe Soft Shackle. Australian made from UHWMPE 10mm 12 strand synthetic rope, as used in a range of winch ropes supplied by Roadsafe, the Roadsafe soft shackles are rated …

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If you spend any length of time off road, sooner or later either you or your mate will need to be recovered from a sticky situation! Whether you are hauling out the winch or about to hook up a snatch strap, a rated tow point is essential to implement a safe recovery. There is much …

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If you’re hitting the beach or your favourite trail, it is essential to stop and adjust your tyres to the correct pressure for the application. Flatout Offroad have just released their ‘Flatout Rapid Deflation Valves’ to significantly reduce the amount of time you spend in the carpark airing down. Flatout rapid deflation valves are replacement …

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While bullbars and sliders protect your panelwork from over exuberance offroad, Gotya Covered has a range of Australian made canvas seat covers to protect your seats from the mud, dust and spills encounted out on the tracks. They have been designed and developed in WA by qualified motor trimmers with over 28 years experience and …

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I love Toowoomba. It was my home town for many years and the location where I bought my first house. More importantly, Toowoomba was the first place where I would commute daily over 300kms to work in the DirtComp office, a place that harboured my passion for 4wds. Getting back into the countryside for the …

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The Suzuki Club of Victoria is renowned for its annual Adventure Tour, where they fire up the Zook’s and head out for a big weekend of wheel lifting, chassis twisting action, ticking the boxes on some of the states big name tracks. Check out Jonno Levin’s take on the trip and look out for a story in …

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Winter Wheeling Weekend

The clouds may have been few and far between for the annual Winter Wheel’n Weekend but the amount of carnage rivalled a Demolition Derby. Cityview 4WD Park near Beaudesert in Qld laid on the awesome tracks, Rhett and his team laid on the awesome roast on Saturday night and the drivers from Qld and NSW in their highly …

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News has just been released that the World Extreme Rock Crawling Series (W.E. Rock) has been re-launched in Australia. The series is in the hands of new organizers and will be over-seen by W.E.Rock America. The plans are to run two classes in the Australian event, Unlimited and Pro-Mod. While details of the exact class …

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Toyo Open Country A/T II Dirtcomp Tyre Test

The Toyo Open Country ATII’s have just been released in Australia and we’ve just placed a set on our 200 Series Landcruiser to test over the coming months on our latest monster road trip which includes Tuff Truck, the first round of the ARB Offroad Series and the Condo 750 Cross Country Rally. Look out …

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