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  1. 4x4_Mate

    4x4Earth Spam

    Just got this email guys. Don't get tricked into it. Definitely spam. I am not a paying customer. Also coming from not .au
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    10 Huts In One Weekend

    In the middle of the Pandemic of lockdown here in Victoria. Unable to leave our homes, unable to see family and friends, made this is a very dark place for us all I am sure. I was looking back at my goals I had noted at the start of the year and set out to smash it out. Organise and lead 1 big...
  3. 4x4_Mate

    Raslarr Bar Work

    Recently got some new bar work done on the Patrol by Raslarr. Absolutely loving not it so far. Scrub Rails Rocks Sliders Rear Bar with a wheel carrier and 2 Gerri can holders. The rig is a 4.8 Patrol so will definitely need the extra geri cans for bigger trips. Here is some before and after...
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    Why I am grateful for 4wding.

    1st let me tell you a little story. Right before I turned 1 I had lost my mum. She had committed suicide, she had postnatal depression. My dad bought me up as a single child. Dad was quite the entrepreneur. Over the years he had multiple business ideas. The two that came to fruition was sign...
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    Always knew something was up. Outdoor Supacentre Pty Ltd, trading as 4WD Supacentre, has paid $63,000 in penalties after the ACCC issued it with five infringement notices for allegedly misleading consumers about ‘was/now’...
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    2nd Attempt at running fridge cable

    So one of my pet peeves about getting a beer out the fridge is the cable always gets hung up. I went on a trip with a fella once who recommend I get some cable chain which is predominately used in CNC machines. Now I know there are other methods that Clear View offer where you magnetise the...
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    Video: A4S Media End Of Year Meet - Gamekeepers Secret Inn

    I recently attended the a4s media meetup this year for the first time. As I love videoing 4wd's. Thought I would share my recent work. Nothing fancy really. Hope you enjoy. Also I have posted photos on my site. If anyone attended and wants photos of there rig. Please help yourself...
  8. 4x4_Mate

    Nissan Patrol Alternator for GU 4.8

    I am in the market for an Alternator since mine has fried itself after washing giving it a light wash. For a Genuine Nissan one is 2,500 and 969 from Patrol Part. No chance I will be paying that much. So what is the next best reliable brand? Not necessarily after cheap. Would rather pay a...
  9. 4x4_Mate

    Pyrenees Rooftop Maps

    Hi There. I will be heading to the Pyrenees this weekend and wondering if Rooftop makes maps for this area? I have majority of the paper ones but couldn’t seem to find it for the Pyrenees. Thanks in advanced.
  10. 4x4_Mate

    Vic High Country Rollover

    A mate and I were riding through the Dargo a while back and as we were on our last track back to camp. We rode past a couple cars that were halted. We slowly approached to overtake. We then stumbled across this horrific rollover. Me being into my wheeling. I just had to pull over and take it...
  11. 4x4_Mate

    Help required for rear lights

    Hi There, So I have a dilemma. I always have the wheelie bin fixed to my spare wheel. The issue is hat's where my rear spotlights are located, which means they are quite useless with a fixed wheelie bin bag. So I would like to utilise a telescopic pole which can swivel horizontal and...