17 Oct 2018
Reviews, Vehicles

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.

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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.

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The Magazine – History 

Pat Callinan’s 4X4 Adventures Magazine This magazine comes with a lofty aim – to be the worlds’ best 4X4 magazine. And why not? Australia has the most progressive and vibrant 4X4 industry on the planet, so why shouldn’t it have the tome that reflects this…

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The TV Show – History 

Pat Callinan grew up in Outback Australia, at places as far-flung as Brewarrina (Back o’ Bourke) and later on a cherry farm in Young, New South Wales. He learned to drive in Holden utes and a two-stroke LJ50 4WD with a very touchy clutch. While…