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.

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…


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…


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….

View from halfway up Uluru
News, Travel

Man dies climbing Uluru 

An elderly Japanese tourist has died trying to climb Uluru. The man, aged 76, collapsed on one of the steepest sections of the Uluru climb around 4:00pm yesterday. Park Rangers were first to arrive on the scene, performing CPR until SES crews arrived. Unfortunately without…


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…


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…

TJM Recovery Snatch Kit

TJM Snatch Strap Recall 

Pluck out your snatch strap, the ACCC has issued a recall for some TJM 8T snatch straps as purchased individually or as part of a recovery kit. While the straps are perfectly safe to use, TJM are still calling on customers to return the straps for…

campsite stolen
Image, News

Campsite stolen! 

A pair of nineteen year old landscape photographers had their complete campsite stolen while they were out taking photos this weekend just past. The pair, Isaiah Huthnance and Jasper Kilkelly, had set up their camp at Polblue camping area in the Barrington Tops National Park…