Every driver knows and hates the feeling of just leaving the carwash, and having their windshield ruined on the way home by pesky bugs. Automotive detailers will tell you that bugs are very harmful to your auto paint, and they do more damage than just making your vehicle look bad. Removing the bugs promptly is essential, but it’s even better to keep them at bay. And the best way to keep them at bay is to invest in a bonnet protector, also known as a bug deflector. Continue reading “Benefits of Bonnet Protectors & What to Consider When Shopping For One”
There are many reasons to own a 4WD vehicle in the sprawling roads of the land down under, the various forests, sand dunes and sprawling flatlands that are all key locations for off road enthusiasts. And there is one vehicle that is considered the most popular and reliable vehicle, that is the Toyota Hilux. The Hilux is one of the most reliable and durable vehicles in the world, it’s compared to the AK- 47. Performance wise the Hilux is fairly capable as far as 4WD’s go, and Australian drivers know this isnce it’s been the most popular vehicles from 2012 which has held its place for years.
But to make it into a off road viable vehicle which one could use to go through any possible environment, decking out the Hilux is simple enough since there are so many already modified that one can use as an inspiration point. The first of which should the bull bar that will protect the front of your vehicle, the bumper and the bonnet can be protected from animal attacks and fairly rough roads that could cause damage to the vehicle’s front end. Keep in mind that some regulations apply to bull bars that would make them illegal if they surpass the shape and size that are set in the guidelines, so ensure that your bull bar is compliant with CI – 112 from the department of transport, with the bull bars you can also add Toyota Hilux weathershields that will help stop water dirt and grime from getting into the interior of the cab and the engine compartment. Continue reading “All the Mods Required to Turn a Hilux Into an Off Road Warrior”
There are many reasons that justify the Toyota Hilux’s popularity in Australia, the most prominent of which is its comfort on the road and its capabilities off-road. The Hilux has been around for about half a century now, and with time its been improved significantly since its inception in march of 1968. It’s a compact pickup truck that can have two to four seats in the cab depending on how much space you want on the deck. There are eight generations of this vehicle and the one you’ve probably seen the most is the seventh generation which was produced from 2004 to 2015 and in 2012 was Australia’s most popular vehicle being #1 on the sales charts. And this is due to its affordable power and comfort for both paved and unpaved roads. Continue reading “The Off-Road Power of a Hilux & How to Maximize It”