There is nothing like cracking open a cold drink while you’re out in the wilds with either your mates or your family. It’s one of the most popular experiences to have in Australia, the land of happy campers. But what most don’t realize is that the majority of campers in the land down under are actually caravaning instead of hiking it to their desired destination in the wilds. This isn’t inherently bad since the comforts of a mobile home are far better than a simple tent or swag in the cold on the ground.
Bringing along some of the creature comforts of home is something every camper should do now and again since this way you can bring along any friends or family that aren’t as used to nature. However, caravaning isn’t as simple as it sounds if it’s your first time getting a fresh mobile home ready, you’re going to need a lot more than just the caravan itslef. Continue reading “How to Prepare for Your First Caravanning Trip”
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”