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One of Australia’s greatest Game Changers – Len Beadell

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Author Adelaide 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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Secret fishing spots revealed on the Fishing Forum Stage!

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

If you’re a keen angler, or even if you’re an amateur fisherman, you’ll want to be at the Fishing Forum stage at the Club Marine SA Boat & Fishing Show this year! The Fishing Forum features a cast of presenters on stage offering their best fishing tips, travel info, new product info and more. And… Read more

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One of Australia’s biggest 4WD Accessories companies built from humble beginnings!

Posted on September 21, 2017 | Author Adelaide 4WD | Category General

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 Adelaide 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 Adelaide 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 Adelaide 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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Revolutionary product taking Australian boating to a new level

Posted on August 29, 2017 | Author Adelaide 4WD | Category General

The Catch’n’Release Anchor Retrieval Device has been around for just a couple of years, and already has gained major national attention. Designed, manufactured and sold by Cairns couple Peter and Margaret Powell, the Catch’n’Release Device is simple, effective and extremely simple to use; but most importantly, will have long-lasting effects on Australian waterways. Margaret and… Read more

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Game Changer: Terrain Tamer

Posted on August 28, 2017 | Author Adelaide 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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Isuzu Team D-MAX is back with a new look and new tricks!

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

Australia’s most famous precision driving team is heading back to the 4WD and Adventure Shows with a striking new look and new bag of tricks for 2017 and beyond! Team D-MAX are Australia’s best precision driving team; and as well as entertaining – and scaring – audiences and participants; their goal is to demonstrate the… Read more

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Get your Boat License at the Show

Posted on August 17, 2017 | Author Adelaide 4WD | Category

The Department of Transport Marine Operations will be delivering Boat License Testing at the Show again this year. If you’re looking to get your boat license, the Department of Transport advises you download the SA Recreational Boating Safety Handbook and do some study prior to sitting the test. The information sessions will provide helpful tips… Read more

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