21 Jul 2018
Listed payloads of the X-Class look great on paper, but we'll reserve judgement until we give it a good assessment.
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Recalled: X-Class TPMS issues 

The new Mercedes-Benz has been recalled, with the X-Class TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System) suffering a software bug, where the low pressure warning may not be displayed if the pressures drop below a certain level. The recall has been undertaken by Mercedes-Benz and the ACCC…

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WARN turns 70! 

WARN Industries was kicked of just after World War II by Arthur Warn to supply locking hubs to surplus Jeeps off the back of the war. From there, over the next 70 years the company has pioneered the electric winch, creating OE parts for the…

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Toyota 1GD-FTV bites the dust 

Recently we did a six-vehicle comparison test in the outback of South Australia in Unsealed 4X4, pitting a bunch of current dual-cab utes against one another. During the testing, the HiLux Rugged X test vehicle’s 1GD-FTV dropped into ‘limp mode’ four times due to dust ingress….

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Issue 34 – OUT NOW! 

Issue 34 of Pat Callinan’s 4X4 Adventures is out now! In this issue, we take you through Part 1 of The Cape: Exploring the South. In this issue we take you through the roads less travelled of the southern end of Cape York, showing you…

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Cricks VW Amarok Beach Bash 

Crick’s VW Amarok beach bash went off without a hitch earlier this year, with an action packed day from Noosa north shore, up Teewah Beach and then over to Double Island point. The beach bash is run twice yearly, however with the amount of interest…

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No more GCM Upgrades on new vehicles 

The Australian 4WD Industry Council of Australia have just released a statement regarding changes to GCM re-rating for vehicles undergoing a Second-Stage-of-Manufacture. As of July 1, 2018, there will be no more GCM upgrades permitted on new vehicles. It has been a long standing modifications…

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2018 Melbourne Boat Show 

Looking for something to do in Melbourne at the end of June to help stave off the winter blues? From 28 June to 1 July you’ve got the 2018 Melbourne Boat Show on at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre at 2 Clarendon Street, Southbank.  Now…