Reviewed: Lightforce 170 Venom Driving Lights
Lightforce has been a big player in the international driving light scene for some time, and they have a new product out: the Venom. Based upon the popular 170 Striker light, the Venom comes in a shape that suits 4X4s of all sizes, and produces some very strong light for its size.
Facts and Figures: A year of 4X4 sales in review: 2013
December 2013’s sales have been a mixed batch in the 4X4 sector, with some clear winners and losers coming through on statistics.
P7 Offroad Driver Training links up with TJM
Having the confidence to tackle a steep, sandy and rutted hill is one thing, but backing this up with the correct and (more importantly) safe operating techniques of your vehicle as well as understanding your own abilities is something which takes a long time to learn.
4X4 Review – Project 130
If you read issue 006 of Pat Callinan’s 4X4 Adventures, you might have come across my usual 4X4, a 1971 Land Rover Series IIA SWB. Despite fantasies of keeping the old girl as my only mode of transport until I draw my last breath, the last six months of daily driving have slowly brought that lofty dream into more of a fizzling idea.
Gear Review – Cooper A/T3 Tyres
Back in 2010 one of the Pat Callinan’s 4X4 Adventures crew cars were fitted with some Cooper A/T3 tyres, as we were preparing the vehicles for another season of filming. This year, they were replaced after three seasons off-road torture and general running around. How did they hold up?
THE BEST USED CAR AD. EVER.
We have all glazed through our fair share of car ads over the years, struggling to pay attention as the owner mercilessly vomits out hundreds of details in one long paragraph. If you’re lucky, you get a few pagebreaks and bullet points. We stumbled across this ad on the interwebs recently, and have hailed it as the best ad we have ever seen. Seriously, I almost bought it.
Product Roadtest: Hema Great Desert Tracks
Hema's Great Desert Tracks Atlas and Guide has been compulsory reading for pretty much anyone aspiring to get some red dust between the tread blocks and visit some of Australia's stark interior. We take a copy on our own desert crossing, and see how it stacks up.
5 of Australia most underrated 4X4s
Whilst Australia is predominantly the land of Patrols and LandCruisers, there is a wide and varied market of 4X4’s available to those who are looking for something different. We take a look at 5 great second-hand options that are usually overlooked too soon.