ITECH LiFePo4 120A/H Through chance, we were lucky to have an Itech battery land in our lap from a family member when this didn’t fit their application. Like many people, we have used Quality AGM batteries in the past for our deep cycle needs to keep the beers cold & food frozen on trips right … Read moreTime for Lithium
When travelling its the little things that count & sometimes its the years of off-road kilometers under the belt that form the base of ones wisdom. It is however, completely ignorant to think you dont learn new things everyday while touring this great country. We always love snooping around at camp to see who has … Read moreIts the little things.
What does 18 months touring the country look like for a roof rack? The best ever Roofrack? well we’re convinced that statement is wholeheartedly accurate. After 18 months of traversing the country, what our rack has been through is more than most roof racks will see in their entire lifespan. Relentless corrugations of the Canning … Read moreTracklander Roofrack
Toyota Diesels Pre – Common Rail; there are still plenty around & that is a testament to just how tough these iron bored donks are, used across the harshest & most unforgiving landscapes more widely than any other manufacturer in the world. But in this day & age technology is rapidly evolving, with new technologies … Read moreEngine Armour Diesel & Why we use it!
***UPDATE*** 14/01/2019 Well Well – Things have been tight lipped, but once again Chuck had his finger on the Pulse! Looks to be a common sense decision here, one that was bound to happen & one that DBCA has had pretty much 0 chance of policing in the past anyway. Alas for now here is … Read moreDrones: Now allowed in WA’s National Parks – *UPDATED AGAIN*
Do Nitto have the perfect balance of off-road prowess & on road manner wrapped up into the carcass of their Trail Grappler range? **** UPDATED 1/10/2018 **** In regards to the cracking of the lug’s see Dave’s reply from Nitto/Toyo Australia “One area I would like to clarify is the topic of cracking and lug … Read moreKeeping the wheels in motion
Communications are one of the most fundamental parts to the off-roading we do around Western Australia, Whether it be a 12 hour haul up the highway or long hours along the track in convoy. Its important to keep in touch & a pre-requisite for people joining our adventures. We discuss everything from upcoming track conditions … Read moreKeeping up Comms
December 2019 UPDATE – https://youtu.be/WH4AoQ9hv2c Well it final came time to pull down the rear shocks on our tour rig. These shocks were fitted at 202,000KM a couple years ago, and the Odo now sits at 267KM. In that time, as we covered below, our set of Dobinson MRR have travelled more than most people … Read moreLong term review: Dobinson MRR Remote Resovoir Shocks
Recently we posted on our facebook page & got a heap of interaction with you about what way to go with an intercooler. Your feedback & real life experience was huge in helping us decide what route to go for our lead tour vehicle in the lead up to our big tour calendar. What way … Read moreKeeping our cool
As we gear up for our 2018 adventure calendar, one of our most important tasks is preparing our vehicle for a long stint out bush & away from home in Perth. This includes a thorough mechanical once over plus checking over gear & equipment stored in the vehicle. Our mates at Pedders Joondalup have looked … Read morePre Trip Inspection