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West Aussie Bob Cooper is saving lives in the bush!

Posted on October 4, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

4WD Show favourite Bob Cooper has made headlines this year with his latest offering in outback survival – a pocket-sized, ultra-light survival blanket with the word “HELP” emblazoned across it to help stranded travellers signal their need to be rescued. It’s simple, but effective, and Bob is certain these can help save lives. Bob said… Read more

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One of Australia’s greatest Game Changers – Len Beadell

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

When you’re talking about Game Changers in Australia, it’s not just about companies, but about people too. Most Aussies have at least heard of Len Beadell, a surveyor and road builder – and a proud bushman – who was responsible for constructing over 6000 km of roads and opening up isolated desert areas (some 2.5… Read more

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Get Karl Langdon’s best fishing tips at the Engel Aquatank Fishing Stage!

Posted on September 27, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

It’s no secret that 4WDriving, camping and fishing go hand-in-hand as some of our favourite pastimes. The 4WD and Adventure Show is amping up the Engel Aquatank Fishing Stage, with special guests, new stories to share, plenty of tips and travel advice, and new product info. Plus this year we’ve enlisted the help of well… Read more

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Families well looked after with upgrades to PMX camper trailers!

Posted on September 26, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

PMX Campers know what families need when it comes to camping, and have proven this with two newly upgraded camper vans that are perfect for families. The K-Series Stirling LX Mk2, the most versatile forward folding family trailer within our camper trailer range, has had a facelift this year to make it even more attractive…. Read more

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In 1975, a young man from Melbourne called Tony Brown returned home after a 4WDriving trip through the top end of Australia. During his travels, Tony met a number of people who, also out exploring this great land of ours, had come in to trouble with their vehicles – broken bull bars or roof racks… Read more

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The Dream Toy for Adults

Posted on September 14, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

Here’s something new for kids of all ages! Toyota has teamed up with Tonka to create a Dream Toy for Adults – and you can see it at the 4WD and Adventure Show! The stunning concept vehicle HiLux Tonka brings together the iconic Tonka and “unbreakable” HiLux brands. A full-size dream toy for adults, the… Read more

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Say g’day to Roothy!

Posted on September 14, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

If you’ve ever picked up an Aussie 4WD magazine and flicked through the pages, or even been to the 4WD and Adventure Show in the past few years, you’re sure to recognise this guy! Raised in the South Aussie bush, John Rooth (Roothy) started his career as a travel guide in the Kimberley. His passion… Read more

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Australia’s only dedicated 4WD insurer has turned 2!

Posted on September 6, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category General

Show sponsor Club 4×4 Insurance has recently celebrated 2 years as Australia’s only dedicated 4WD insurer! Here’s a message from the team: It seems like only yesterday that were sitting around a campfire scratching our heads as to why there was so little in the insurance market that catered specifically for the needs of the… Read more

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Graham Cahill coming to Perth to help us celebrate our 25th anniversary!

Posted on August 31, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category General

Loyal fans of the 4WD and Adventure Show would have seen – and probably had a chat to – Graham Cahill before. He’s been at the Show a few times over the past few years, talking about his adventures and his passion for photography. Graham is a busy boy, travelling across the country to film… Read more

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Game Changer: Terrain Tamer

Posted on August 28, 2017 | Author Perth 4WD | Category

  In 1936, outback mailman Tom Kruse dismantled an old Thornycroft vehicle, taking its rear axles and transmission, and fitting them to a Leyland Badger. This modification allowed him to complete the world’s most remote mail run, over 500km each way from Maree in South Australia to Birdsville in Central Queensland, travelling through outback Australia’s… Read more

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