ASK ARB – winch maintenance

3rd September, 2012

Hi ARB, I have conducted a number of 4x4 courses and have been off roading and camping with my family since I was shorter than a wheel arch. But, funnily enough, I still don’t have the foggiest idea about winch maintenance. I know the physics behind winch use and have plenty of practical experience under my belt. However, winch maintenance has Continue Reading

ASK ARB – older 4WDs

6th August, 2012

G’day ARB, I am thinking about purchasing an older model 4WD, something like a 40 Series short wheel base LandCruiser and of course I would want to make it more capable to take on the tracks. I’m talking bar work, lockers and suspension…all the usual kit. My question is, I notice a lot of ARB’s time and efforts go into producing accessories Continue Reading

ASK ARB – nitrocharger v nitrocharger sport

1st August, 2012

Dear ARB, I am the proud lady owner of a Nissan Navara D22 2006 diesel model, my dream 4x4. Upon purchase I ensured that it had a winch bull bar, ARB canopy, long range 120L fuel tank, Safari snorkel and dual battery system. I love my 4x4 driving and I am an active member of the local 4x4 club and avid Continue Reading

ASK ARB – snatch strap vs tow strap

18th July, 2012

Dear ARB, We have recently caught the 4WD bug and are planning a three month trip to the National Parks of Northern Territory in our 100 Series and camper trailer. We are not the adventurous type looking to make our own tracks, but believe in being prepared and carrying some basic equipment. While we don't have a winch, we do have Continue Reading

ASK ARB – air bag compatibility

20th March, 2012

G’day, As a newbie, I would like to know more about ARB’s winch rated bull bars. I’m looking to install an ARB bar on my Prado and would like to know how your bar complies with the air bag requirements of modern 4WDs. I have noticed that on late model Prados, bull bars, both yours and other makes, seem to move about Continue Reading