Possibly one of the most daunting aspects of any 4WD project I have undertaken, was the decision to do a full body respray on the 40 Series. It was never my initial intention to go to such lengths to transform the 40, however... Given my plans for it in the future, spending the extra time … Continue reading Build Chapter 3: Painting Part 1
Recently I headed off to explore one of Tassie’s most iconic 4wd destinations, The Sandy Cape 4wd Track. Located on the far North-West coast of the State, in the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area.The area is notorious for it’s rocky inland tracks, unpredictable beach driving, deep river crossings, and dangerous quick sand. Visit this place on a … Continue reading Sandy Cape 4wd Track
After what seems like forever working on the exterior of the 40 with paint and panel work, I was over the moon to finally get stuck into something I've really been looking forward to, fitting the Old Man Emu 4x4 Suspension. I picked up all the components a couple of months ago and have been … Continue reading Build Chapter 2: Suspension
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Located in North-West Tasmania, in the Mersey State Forest. Lake Rowallan is a Hydro Tasmania lake, dammed in 1971. The Lake is a 55 minute drive south of Mole Creek. The majority of the road is sealed apart from the last few kilometres before the dam wall. The Lake has numerous camping spot scattered around … Continue reading Lake Rowallan
Probably 50% of people I've met in the 4wd community have all talked about wanting to build their own offroad camper trailer, I mean, who doesn't right? After all, that's the 4wd dream! Kit out your 4wd, build your camper and head off on the open road to explore Australia. Well that's my dream... I … Continue reading Custom Suzuki Vitara Camper Trailer
Just the other day, I had some free time on my hands. So as usual, I jumped in the Suzuki and headed off exploring. With no actual destination in mind, I headed towards the East Coast of Tasmania and ended up stumbling upon the old Stanhope Coal Mine just a short drive out of Avoca. … Continue reading Stanhope Coal Mine