I ran a 600mm Narva LED Light bar on the 80 Series Land Cruiser, and it did a pretty good job, but was limited in distance and overall coverage. Every year that goes by lights for 4WD’s get better and better, and cheaper too.
When it came to planning the Dmax build, I looked at the chances of hitting something at night in the early days of our 3 month trip away, and couldn’t justify not installing something to give me a bit of extra distance.Continue reading here
For years and years, we’ve had a basic stainless whistling kettle that we’ve taken camping. It works fine, except for one thing; you cannot avoid spilling hot water when pouring. Now, looking back, I have no idea why we put up with it for so long. Continue reading here.
Diff lockers are nothing new. They have been around for many years, providing the ultimate increase in traction. The way the lockers work though, is continually being worked on. Today, I’d like to introduce to you Eaton Harrop ELockers. Continue reading here.
An upgraded exhaust is one of the more common modifications done to four wheel drives. Most four wheel drives are manufactured with exhausts which restrict airflow. By fitting a slightly larger sized exhaust the vehicle breathes better, thus producing more power and improving the economy. Continue reading here.
I’ve had 2 Kaymar Rear Bars now; one on my Hilux and now one on my 80 series Land Cruiser. The bar came with the Hilux, but I’ve recently purchased the rear bar and twin swing away tyre carriers for the Land Cruiser. Continue reading here.
We had one installed in our 80 Series Land Cruiser for several years, and really rated it. I’ve just had another one installed in the back of the Dmax Canopy, to keep an eye on both batteries. Continue reading here.
Maxtrax are now selling a new version of their recovery devices, and they are epic. Continue reading here.
We spend a lot of time sitting in our 4WD’s. Whether you are bouncing along a corrugated track in the middle of the desert, or just heading down to the local beach, wear and tear from the daily use is a natural part of owning a 4WD. One of the most overlooked part of wear and tear on your 4WD is the interior, and specifically, the seats! Continue reading here.
When you own a 4WD, you expect there’s going to be a certain amount of wear and tear. However, there are plenty of things you can do in order to reduce the damage done, and most people are open to practical solutions. On that note, today I want to introduce a new product from Clark Rubber – the Ultimate Matting. If you have a Ute, trailer or truck, this is something you’ll want to check out. Continue Reading here.