4X4 Australia: Gear Guide 2017 OUT NOW

4X4 Australia: Gear Guide 2017 OUT NOW

4X4 Australia’s annual Gear Guide hits stores today.

Grab a copy, get some ideas, put a few bucks aside, and start turning your 4x4 into the best overland tourer it can be. What are you waiting for?

As well as all of the best gear currently on the market, the guide also features an immaculately modified PXII Ford Ranger and a neat black-and-white Hilux.

The 2017 Gear Guide also explains how to camp with children for the first time!

You can grab your copy of 4X4 Australia from newsagents or by subscribing to 4X4 Australia in electronic or print format.

Here’s what else is inside the 2017 Gear Guide: 

Gear of the yearGEAR OF THE YEAR
12 bits of gear that’d brighten up anyone’s Christmas morning. 

Camping with kidsCAMPING WITH KIDS
It doesn’t have to be a nightmare if you prepare and do it right. Here’s how. 

Harrop RangerHARROP’S RANGER
The Ranger’s kicking goals on the sales charts. This custom takes it a step further. 

AFN HIluxAFN’S HILUX
We belt a Hilux that’s decked out in trick AFN gear. 

Bullbar -guideBULLBAR GUIDE
The no-bull guide to buying the best bullbar. 

OL-Ford RangerOPPOSITE LOCK’S FORD RANGER
We’re given the keys to a Ford Ranger draped in Opposite Lock goodness. 

Fridge comparoPLAYING IT COOL
Eight fridges are scrutinised and compared to find a winner. 

Patriot CampersPATRIOT CAMPERS’ LC79
LC79 tweaked by Patriot Campers to tackle the hills of Mongolia. 

Tyre tipsTYRE TIPS
Fitting and maintaining the correct set of off-road rubber.

MSA 4x4 EverestMSA 4X4’S FORD EVEREST
Gorgeous black Everest receives subtle MSA 4x4 treatment.

Weekend essentialsWEEKEND ESSENTIALS
10 essential bits of kit you need for that next weekend away.

Live-axle swapLIVE-AXLE SWAP
What exactly is a live-axle conversion? We find out. 

Custom canopiesGUIDE TO CANOPY AND CAMPERS
Which portable accommodation best suits your budget and needs? 

THE REST
We test dual battery systems, the Flashlube Catch Can Pro, GME’s TX3350 UHF radio, the iDrive throttle tuner, Tru-Fit’s Resomat, Yakima’s Skybox Pro 16S, a set of Cooper STT Pros, a set of Toyo OPAT IIs, Helinox’s Camp and Sunset chairs, the K9 Rak and a range of Pelican lights.

We also pay a visit to Berrima Diesel in NSW and Outback Accessories in WA.

Pick up a copy today. It’d make a great Christmas present.

 

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