DON'T forget to get your copy of 4X4 Australia’s special edition Survival Guide.
The Survival Guide is chock-full of tips and techniques that’ll get you out of any off-road dilemma.
It features how-to guides on how to prepare your rig for a remote-area adventure. It’s also got quick trackside fixes, bush cooking techniques, tips on how to stay alive when stranded, and in-depth analysis of off-road gear.
Plus there are a couple of custom rigs that’ll get your spine tingling.
GU Patrol is packing a host of aftermarket mods, none more impressive than its 6.5-litre GM V8 diesel donk.
RECOVERY FOR DUMMIES
Tried-and-true techniques to overcome everyday off-road obstacles.
A 79-Series LandCruiser tinkered to perfection. You have to see it to believe it.
Every off-roader should have a recovery kit. Here’s what to pack inside it.
SNATCH AND GRAB
How to master the dangerous snatch strap recovery technique.
BACK ME UP
An in-depth look at why a dual-battery system is essential for remote travel.
It’s back to basics with our easy-to-read guide on batteries.
The best way to safely and legally load your rig.
Campsite cooking doesn’t have to be boring. Spruce it up with some handy cooking gear.
The simple recovery board can get you out of almost any tricky situation.
Step-by-step guide on rebuilding a stuffed live-axle front knuckle.
15 12-volt compressors pitted against each other to find out which one is best.
Plus we show you how to prep for the cape, how to check the essentials before a trip, and how to solve mechanical and electrical gremlins.
There are also techniques on how to service a winch and fix a cooling system. And if all else fails, we’ve got last-resort trackside fixes, as well as how to survive in the bush when you’re stranded.