4WD Equipment

47,000 km Tyre Change

A few months ago I wrote a blog about the tyres we’ve been using as we drive around Australia. We are now 47,000kms into our journey and have made some changes to our set up. As a bit of a recap we have six tyres on the car – a must if you are doing any […]


‘The Perfect Holiday’

As you all know we are travelling around Australia with our Conqueror UEV490 offroad trailer or what I refer to as ‘the beast’ and others refer to as ‘a swiss army knife’. It is a van with all the bells and whistles which lets us venture as far offroad as we want to go. But […]


21,000kms and six tyres

A few months ago I wrote a blog about the tyres we’ve been using as we drive around Australia. We are now 21,000kms into our journey and I thought it was time for a tyre update. As a bit of a recap we have six tyres on the car – a must if you are doing […]


Travel mishaps

So one minute we’re happily bumping along the stony Lake Eyre access road and the next minute there’s an almighty bang, a strange scraping noise and a mountain of dust exploding into the air. My initial thoughts were ‘we’ve blown a tyre on the trailer’. Paul’s were ‘where is the trailer?’. After gliding to a […]


Six tyres offroad

It’s the million dollar question in 4WD circles – what are the best tyres to buy to go four wheel driving? We’ve been asked this question a lot on our travels so we thought we’d share some of our thoughts on tyres. We don’t have the definitive answer but we’ve got some good ideas… First-up […]


Spot the Tracker

When we made the decision to begin our trip around Australia, safety was one of our main planning considerations. We thrive on going to very remote places where a lot of the time it is just the two of us and if an accident or a snake bite was to happen – how would we […]