ASK ARB – Fridge Freezer Features

18th September, 2013

Hi,  My name is Bart and I live in a beachside suburb approximately 180km south of Perth. We enjoy legal beach access for our 4WDs and as I’m retired I use my 4WD and the beach almost daily. My main 4WD is a 2003 Mazda Bravo 2.5 Turbo Diesel Freestyle cab/chassis. When it came time to select a fridge, I was restrained Continue Reading

ASK ARB – Toyota LandCruiser Prado

6th September, 2013

Hi ARB, I took my standard Prado 120 on a 5500km tag-a-long tour across the Simpson Desert and Flinders Ranges last year and was amazed by its capabilities across such a diverse range of unforgiving terrain. Although the vehicle responded to every challenge, in hindsight, I believe I should have invested in a more robust suspension setup. The requirements of responding Continue Reading

ASK ARB – roof rack carrying capacity

28th August, 2013

Hi ARB,  I am after some advice. I live in the outback of WA in a community called Burringurrah, more commonly known as Mount Augustus. We have to travel quite some distance to Perth and other places when we go on holidays or buy food. With a family of 5 in a 2005 Pajero, it’s no easy task.  Carrying a trailer is Continue Reading

ASK ARB – advantages of a snorkel part 2

31st July, 2013

Hi, I’ve been trying for about two years to convince my wife to let me get a snorkel for my 3.0 diesel HiLux. No matter how hard I nag, she doesn’t see the point of getting one. She just tells me to avoid deep water when I go out with my mates. But apart from river crossings, what are the other benefits that a snorkel can Continue Reading

ASK ARB – Old vs New

28th June, 2013

Dear ARB, I have one of your air compressors which I purchased about ten years ago. It's mounted under the bonnet of my 4x4, and is regularly used to inflate the tyres on my vehicle, plus invariably it gets used to pump up all my mates' tyres as well. It's taken a real hiding over the years, but has never let Continue Reading