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EXPERT TIPS FOR IN THE SHED AND OUT ON THE TRACKS

Shauno, Graham, Jocko and Jesse - spend 200+ days a year camping around Australia, tackling the toughest and most iconic tracks in the country. 4WD247.com is home to the brands we use and trust, the stories from the trips, and the tips and techniques the crew use themselves out on the tracks.

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      • water crossing Travel

        HOW TO PREPARE FOR A 4WD TRIP IN THE TOP END OF AUSTRALIA

        4WD Logo Written By 4WD 24/7

        Shaun Whale & Graham Cahill run through the dos and don'ts of planning a trip to the top end, expert tips for planning trips to Cape York, the Kimberley, the Gulf of Carpentaria and more Aussie 4WD bucket list locations.

        1 min
        Nov 25, 2022
      • fuel filter thumbnail Fundamentals

        DO FUEL WATER SEPERATOR FILTERS WORK?

        Shauno profile picture Written By Shaun Whale

        Contaminated and dirty diesel effects 4WDers all over Australia, costing drivers thousands of dollars in very expensive engine repairs. It doesn’t matter where you might fill up your tank next – either in the middle of the outback or in the city – your next batch of fuel could be contaminated

        1 min
        Nov 15, 2022
      • top 5 recoveries Adventure

        TOP 5 4WD 24/7 RECOVERIES

        4WD Logo Written By 4WD 24/7

        We put our heads together and we have come up with our five best 4WD recoveries from recent times and we reckon we’re experts the field of getting bogged

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022
      • Shauno caravan towing 200 Fundamentals

        SETTING UP YOUR 4WD TO TOW SAFELY

        Shauno profile picture Written By Shaun Whale

        If you tow, or are planning to tow, then this is a great article for you. There is a lot if important information you need to consider when setting up your tow vehicle before you hitch the trailer to keep yourself both safe and legally compliant

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022
      • sooty mud Travel

        TACKLING TASMANIA'S INFAMOUS $1000 TRACK

        4WD Logo Written By 4WD 24/7

        Easily one of Tasmania’s toughest tracks 4WD tracks. The infamous $1000 Track (Coldstream track) is comprising of some of the thickest bush, gnarliest ruts, stickiest mud, and deepest bog holes you’ll find anywhere in Australia. Survive the $1000 Track and you’ll be rewarded with a Tassie secret, the secluded Coldstream hut. If your new to the game and wondering why it’s called the $1000 track, well simply you do about a thousand dollars’ worth of damage every time you tackle it.

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022
      • Shauno Welding Fundamentals

        LEARNING TO WELD

        Shauno profile picture Written By Shaun Whale

        Learning to weld isn't as scary as you might think with the right machine and a couple of basic tips to get you started pretty much anyone can weld.

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022
      • graham flinders campsite Travel

        GRAHAM CAHILL AUSOLO IN THE FLINDERS RANGES

        Graham profile picture Written By Graham Cahill

        Red dirt desert, breathtaking Aussie mountain ranges, and endless serenity... 4WDing in the flinders doesn't get much better - Graham's stoked to be back behind the wheel of his old ute but this time he's camping in comfort and style with a serious offroad caravan!

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022
      • shauno swag Fundamentals

        HOW TO SEASON A SWAG

        4WD Logo Written By 4WD 24/7

        This quick step-by-step guide will give you the rundown of what you need to do to prepare your swag, for its first 4WD camping adventure.

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022
      • Shauno campfire fraser Travel

        MORETON ISLAND ADVENTURE

        Shauno profile picture Written By Shaun Whale

        This trip to Moreton Island was NOT sunshine & rainbows! 4WD swallowing creek crossings and torrential rain FLOODED our campsites – but didn’t stop us! Ticking off a few of the best things to do on Moreton Island, the boys braved every corner of Moreton to collect food for an EPIC seafood feast, and grant a few wishes for some young, deserving 4WDers! Legend has it that Shauno even caught his first fish.

        1 min
        Oct 28, 2022