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6 06, 2018

Going Off Road for The First Time?

2019-04-03T08:22:21+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |

Perhaps the outdoors has finally lured you in and you are now all about the 4×4 trail. The desire to jump in all at once has taken us all for a ride. But in this case, it is best to take it slow in your approach. Taking the 4×4 path is and adventure, one that must be given the right attitude. As quickly as your excitement to get out there so you can give those obstacles all you have it can go seriously awry as well. It can be challenging and somewhat intimidating as well. Understand Your Vehicle Traction Control Nowadays [...]

29 05, 2018

4×4 Trails: What Mpumalanga has to offer

2019-04-03T09:09:03+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

South Africa is full of amazing sites. Some of which you really do need a 4×4 to get to experience. Mpumalanga has some amazing trails to offer. Starting from your novice driver all the way to an experienced one. The scenery allows you to embark through and around subtropical forests, mountains and hillsides and of course the famous waterfalls. The Alkmaar Trail is a great place to begin, especially if you desire to get into off road for the first time. Offering both a nature trail and an obstacle course here you are able to attend lessons on 4×4 driving and [...]

2 05, 2018

OL Bullbars & Why You Should Have Them

2019-04-03T10:15:47+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , |

Bullbars go by a variety of names all over the world. Such as roo bar or nudge bar in Australia, moose bumper in Canada, and push bar, bull bar, brush guard, grill guard or cattle pusher in the United States. Bullbars get their name from the use they have in rural areas. Cattle would spontaneously appear on the road and these types of collisions would leave the vehicle in shambles. Through installing a bar to the front of the vehicle damage delivered by the collision with cattle would be limited. Thus, we have the bullbar. Bullbars are typically metal tubing made [...]

13 02, 2018

Off-road Tyres and 4WD Recovery

2019-04-03T12:04:08+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

Any off-road enthusiast knows that obstacles exist on all terrains so vehicle recovery is a big part of tackling the outdoors. Tyres play a rather large role in the off-road experience. Using the wrong tyres can make getting over these obstacles even harder. Off-road tyres are made for their intended terrain and should be treated accordingly. Having the proper tyres can assist in vehicle recoveries as well. You want the vehicle you are recovering to have the best possible chance of assisting in the recovery and this includes the right tyres for the right terrain. Highway Terrain Tyres For the generally [...]

6 02, 2018

What is a 4×4/4WD and AWD?

2019-04-03T12:08:15+00:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |

All vehicles are designed to meet certain standards which includes where and how they will be utilized. Your typical on-road car is often a 2×4, meaning driven by two of the four wheels. And they can be front wheel or rear wheel drive. Often sedans and pickups have rear wheel drive. This being due to the fact that they are preferred in vehicles which are larger and/or load carrying. AWD -All Wheel Drive AWD vehicles mostly refer to vehicles which remain on-road most of the time. They are designed for maximum traction on a loose surface. Manufacturers which are involved in [...]

19 12, 2017

Light the way with LightForce LED 215

2019-04-03T12:53:54+00:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , |

The LED215 is a robust unit with a body made from high-pressure cast aluminium, 215mm in diameter. The housing, with its military-spec cabling, waterproof membrane and seal (rated at IP68 against moisture and dust ingress) can be immersed as deep as three metres. The light is supported by high-impact, scratch-resistant lenses and filters, while total power is 108W, producing an output of more than 5000 effective lumens. Lightforce’s mounting system is user friendly and easily adjusted into position. Giving you wide spread of light, which illuminates the edge of the road really well. The centre of the beam shows evenly lit [...]