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3 04, 2020

South Africa’s Popular SUVs. Part 1.

2020-04-03T13:27:54+02:00Apr 3rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |

South Africa has a strong outdoor culture ranging from the love of animals and plants to simply being in the peace and quiet. Among this camping, fishing and outdoor sports ranks among the highest activities, we enjoy as a nation. This has led many of us to invest in terrain appropriate vehicles. Some may spend more time in the cities while others practically live in the middle of no-where. There is a vehicle out there for just about any purpose. Today we are looking at South Africa’s more popular SUVs.   Ford Everest Ford has un undoubtedly long-standing name in the [...]

24 03, 2020

COVID-19 and What to Do at Home

2020-03-24T13:51:56+02:00Mar 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |

COVID-19  By now most of us around the world are aware of the COVID-19 outbreak. This disease began its journey in the Wuhan province of China, infecting thousands of people and slowly moving across borders where it eventually began to grow exponentially. Thousands more have died since the outbreak and the number continues to grow. Sending many countries into lockdown to try and get ahead of the spread of this virus. At this stage, an end to the pandemic is unclear and to a large degree an ever-changing target. This virus is rather stealthy as it can move from person to [...]

17 03, 2020

The Importance of Proper Lighting

2020-03-17T10:23:47+02:00Mar 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Many road accidents occur when there is low visibility. Either from fear of using the high beams or simply not being able to light up enough area to ensure extra safety. When it comes to inner-city driving there is less chance of losing visibility due to the street lamps all around. However, even if you are not an avid off-roader you may want to consider extra lighting should you live outside of the city or have to travel often on lesser-used roads. Along with the complication of loadshedding in South Africa, it does become apparent as to the need for proper [...]

14 02, 2020

Top Tips for Driving on Sand

2020-02-14T11:53:50+02:00Feb 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

South Africa has so much beauty to offer. The landscape changes from coast to coast giving us the opportunity to explore and experience a multitude of terrains. Sand driving is simply something that is great fun with the right amount of challenge.  Though sand driving is on the easier side it does have its own pitfalls. Keep in mind where you want to drive and the limitations of your current skill level. Here are our basic top tips for sand driving.   Let’s talk tire pressure It’s impossible to tell you which pressure to run as there are several variables that [...]

6 01, 2020

OL Premium Single Loop Bull bar – In Stock Now

2020-01-02T12:18:41+02:00Jan 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

  Get your hands on your single loop bull bar for your Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series at this amazing price. What a way to kick start the year? Hurry While Stocks last!  Contact Opposite Lock today. ________________________________________________________________________ Opposite Lock is proud to offer premium bull bars to fit a wide variety of off road enthusiasts' vehicles. See the list below for more bull bars  IN STOCK NOW Opposite Lock Replacement Bull Bars  Part No  Description  Retail Price (excl) Vat  Retail Price (Incl Vat) OPPOSITE LOCK PREMIUM POST TYPE BULL BAR OL115SFR11 Ford Ranger PX 03/11 T6 R 17 [...]

2 01, 2020

Gearing up for 2020

2020-01-02T11:32:53+02:00Jan 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |

We had a great deal of fun and excitement in 2019, but there is nothing quite like taking on a new adventure. Now is the time to plan our next trips to discover new and wonderful parts of sub Saharan Africa.    Planning Your Next Journey Sani Pass (The Gateway to Lesotho) Kwa Zulu-Natal. If you are an experienced 4x4 driver and looking for something spectacular, then this is the challenge for you. Taking you up to heights of 2865m above sea level you have the most amazing, breath taking views imaginable.       Namaqua Eco-trail, Northern Cape If a [...]

18 12, 2019

Lightforce HTX2: See The Future

2019-12-18T08:59:34+02:00Dec 18th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Lightforce puts forth on high quality, high performance and reliable lighting for your off road adventures.  The last generation LightForce HTX gave us incredible lighting with this award winning product. This new range of the LightForce HTX2 takes it a few steps further.  Just Some of the New Features   New Aluminium Housing:   Using precision-engineered heatsink the new one-piece aluminium housing it is more robust with an increase in heat management capabilities. This new design allows for the heat to be dissipated more evenly giving it longer performance as well as a slimmer frame making it possible to mount on [...]

9 12, 2019

Tough Dog Suspension Air Bags

2019-12-09T11:03:12+02:00Dec 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Tough Dog Suspension is a well-known and well respected aftermarket suspension specialists for off road vehicles. What is Air Suspension? Air suspension is a type of vehicle suspension that uses pressurized air, powered by an electric or engine-driven air pump or compressor, to inflate air into the flexible bellows and raise the chassis from the axle.  The Advantages of Air Suspension This type of suspension is generally used in place of standard steel springs in heavy duty trucks and buses with uses on some passenger vehicles as well. The purpose of the air suspension is to allow for a better and [...]

20 11, 2019

In-Vehicle DC-DC Battery Charger (R2-0)

2019-11-20T08:47:37+02:00Nov 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

In-Vehicle DC-DC Battery Charger (R2-0) InterVolt system is a necessary part for your vehicle and overall off-road experience. The DCC Pro is built to withstand the harsh conditions of Australia making it the perfect product to fit the needs of the South African off-road enthusiast. The unit is a standalone power conversion device designed to charge and maintain any auxiliary battery in an installation where the starting battery is used as the supply source.  The DC to DC charger allows you to charge from two inputs (alternator and solar). In comparison to the previous model the DCC Pro 2.0 offers a [...]

12 11, 2019

Bullbars & Prepping for Adventure

2019-11-12T11:26:08+02:00Nov 12th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The holiday season is soon upon us yet again. If you are anything like us here at Opposite Lock then you are getting ready to set off on an adventure to finish off 2019. It feels really good to have your vehicle kitted and even better when it is just before you have a trail to conquer.   Bullbars are there to protect the front of the vehicle during impact from an accident or otherwise. - OL Bullbars & Why You Should Have Them So in the spirit of keeping safe during the holiday season we would like to ensure that you [...]