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So which pump?

With as many ‘brands’ available as baubles on a Christmas tree, the choice can be over-whelming! From experience, few models live up to the claims printed on their box. Hose connections are a real bugger on many pumps. When you’re outback trying to repair and re-inflate a tyre, or are getting back onto the tar after a beach run – You need peformance over promises. But check out 4WD Action Magazine’s AIR COMPRESSOR COMPARO – An extensive torture and comparrsion test of 24 (yes, 24) popularly-distributed portable pumps.

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Rancho RS5000-x shocks

Since 1990, 4WD1 has been a proud importer of USA-made Rancho shocks absorbers. In 2015, the company was excited to release a new larger RS5000-X™ shock series that helps deliver precisely controlled performance for raised-height 4WDs popular in Australia and other parts of the world. The new RS5000-X shock series includes “Cross-Tuned Technology” – a unique valve design that allows for increased control and consistent ride profile with a larger shock body.

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Iromman multi rod

Other than 4wding, there’s no better recreation than fishing. I reckon the two aussie pastimes are best when together (some of the best fishing spots are by 4×4!) and yet a quick trip to your nearest estuary, beach, dam or river is always a goodie, even if you got there by pushbike.

If you’re not a fisho – you ought to be. It’s relaxing (albeit) thirsty kind of work. Real thirsty sometimes  :)  You can go solo or with a tribe, and that sense of the ‘catch’ or “catching the big one” never seems to leave you, even if you’ve been fishing for years.

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Ironman winch

A 12v self-recovery winch is one of the most effective tools you can have fitted to your 4WD. Nothing beats a winch for pulling yourself out of a bog, up a hill, or through a section that isn’t safe to drive. Winches are also useful for removing fallen trees or other obstacles blocking your path.

Over the years Ironman 4×4 has spent significant time developing and improving its range of winches. They are the only winches in the market to come from the factory with a breather on the motor as well as many other class-leading features.

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Airbag Man Airbags

Despite our own trouble-free experience with the product, combined with the 20+ years of trouble-free experience by Airbag Man as the manufacturer, from time to time we still get "push back" from some customers when making such a recommendation. "Nah mate! I don't want airbags! They'll crack ya chassis!"

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