Off Road

Sun 20 Dec 2015

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

Beer & BS: Roothy tells how to keep an old truck running

Bush mechanics: John Rooth lifts the lid on diesel power and Chooka’s latest hairdo.

Fri 18 Dec 2015

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

12V tips: Five easy 4WD upgrades you can do at home

A few 12V upgrades might not make your 4WD more capable, but there’s no denying they make things a whole lot more comfortable.

Wed 16 Dec 2015

A mechanical life: Roothy gives us a glimpse

A mechanical life: Roothy gives us a glimpse

Riding a Harley down the Birdsville Track, bench-pressing BMW motors and fitting 4WD gear are just some of John Rooth’s highlights.

Tue 15 Dec 2015

The 4WD Recovery Handbook: Everything you need to know

The 4WD Recovery Handbook: Everything you need to know

Arming yourself with the right equipment and the know-how to use it can turn even the hairiest offroad situations into a non-event.

Mon 14 Dec 2015

LandCruiser 79: How LowRange's Gleno gave it the berries

LandCruiser 79: How LowRange's Gleno gave it the berries

With a custom engine tune and new Legendex exhaust system, Gleno’s 79 has the bite to match its bark.

How Gleno's LandCruiser became its own evil twin

How Gleno's LandCruiser became its own evil twin

While the bent eight now sounds (and goes) like a freight train, it looked as exciting as an off-white Camry with sheepskin seat covers. Until now that is.

Sun 13 Dec 2015

Keep it down: How to stop the noise in your 4WD

Keep it down: How to stop the noise in your 4WD

An afternoon with a few sheets of sound deadening can keep road noise and exhaust drone away for good.

The Old Way: 4WDs take on the Ghan Railway track

The Old Way: 4WDs take on the Ghan Railway track

Join Roothy, Gleno and Kenno as they follow the historic Ghan Railway through some of the most inhospitable parts of Australia.

Sat 12 Dec 2015

GO WEST: 3 amazing beaches you've never experienced

GO WEST: 3 amazing beaches you've never experienced

Western Australia's not just a convenient place to keep the Pilbara and the Kimberley. It’s home to some of the most breathtaking beaches in Australia.

Thu 10 Dec 2015

What's the diff? Roothy's Milo gets a flash upgrade

What's the diff? Roothy's Milo gets a flash upgrade

Roothy’s been banging on about his new ELockers and how they’re the best thing since Betty White (seriously, she’s older than sliced bread, look it up).

Fuel additives: Does your modern 4WD need them?

Fuel additives: Does your modern 4WD need them?

In the past, there was only Redex, or for those whose memory is still partially intact, you were encouraged to put your car on ‘the Pill’.

Sat 5 Dec 2015

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport SUV road test and review

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport SUV road test and review

Entering the busy ute-based SUV market, Mitsubishi's new Pajero Sport has only five seats but offers great ability and features at an appealing price

Thu 3 Dec 2015

Tasmania: Adventure at the end of the world

Tasmania: Adventure at the end of the world

You’d be forgiven for thinking Tassie is just the one big place, but the truth is it’s as diverse as the rest of Australia, and just as stunning.

Mon 30 Nov 2015

Air cooled: Old trucks, new parts and Caramello koalas

Air cooled: Old trucks, new parts and Caramello koalas

The grass had grown so long I couldn’t find the bloody mower ... We did find an old Troopy while looking for it though, so all’s good.

Tue 24 Nov 2015

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

North Stradbroke Island: Too good to be true

We’ve all got that one spot that never leaves our mind, the one that appears at tough times to get you through

Sat 21 Nov 2015

Drive your old 4WD every day: 10 ways to improve it

Drive your old 4WD every day: 10 ways to improve it

Driving a modern 4WD is reminiscent of spending your hard-earned holidays playing Scrabble in a comfortably air-conditioned off-white room.

Fri 13 Nov 2015

Toyota HiLux is the nation’s top seller

Toyota HiLux is the nation’s top seller

HiLux is Australia's best seller for last month, eclipsing sales of second place Toyota Corolla and third place Hyundai i30.

Tue 10 Nov 2015

Red Centre: Roothy and the boys head to a desert oasis

Red Centre: Roothy and the boys head to a desert oasis

What’s the old saying? "Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun." Yeah, well make that mad dogs and LowRangers now

Sun 8 Nov 2015

Taming the outback in Mazda's BT-50 4x4

Taming the outback in Mazda's BT-50 4x4

Iain Curry throws the BT-50 across desert, riverbeds and rocky hills in a two-day adventure in South Australia's scorched outback.

Thu 5 Nov 2015

Great Southern Land: Add these to your 4WD adventure list

Great Southern Land: Add these to your 4WD adventure list

Roothy's LowRange takes you to mountains and valleys you've never seen before.

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