2018 Gear Guide is in stores now!

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The 2018 Gear Guide has landed in stores, just in time for Christmas.

So it’s time to scratch the new pair of socks from the wish list and replace it with kit that’ll help you reach the Cape.

Not sure what to get? The 2018 Gear Guide has got you covered, with 30 of the best products that hit the shelves in 2018. We also answer whether it’s worth spending big bucks to customise your dual-cab, by lining a stock Ranger up against a highly modified unit.

Get your copy of 4X4 Australia’s Gear Guide from newsagents or via the Mag Shop.

We also take a closer look at bullbars by chatting to the industry experts, provide everything you need to know – the good, the bad and the downright dangerous – about off-road jacks, reveal the black art of ECU remapping, install a Redarc Tow Pro Elite in five easy steps, and lay five different solar panels under the sun to discover which one works best.

To help inspire your next (or debut) project, we’ve also included some of the best custom rigs of 2018 including a toy-hauling NP300 Navara, an LS3-powered Colorado, an insane 6x6 LC79 built by Patriot Campers, and a wild JKU Rubicon. Plus we kick up some dirt in Yamaha’s all-new Kodiak 450 quad.

A set of Australian made Lightforce Genesis and Narva Ultima 215 LEDs are put to the test, as is an ARB Frontier fuel tank! We also catch up with three big players on the Aussie aftermarket scene: Piranha Off Road, 4WD1 and Century Batteries.

Also in the 2018 Gear Guide we explain the importance of pre-trip preparation – and how to make it fun! We also debate what’s better: the new-age or the old-school fourbie, and what direction the industry is heading in.

Before you hit the tracks this summer, pick up a copy of the packed 2018 Gear Guide. It’ll make your Christmas shopping a lot easier… and way more fun!

Get your copy of 4X4 Australia’s Gear Guide from newsagents or via the Mag Shop.

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