ASK ARB – Toyota Landcruiser 79 series

25th October, 2012

Hey ARB, I'm a contract fencer and work in remote parts of western QLD and NT. I have a 79 Series LandCruiser and my everyday travelling is on rough dirt roads, station roads and through creek beds on fence lines. Every day I have heavy loads of post or steel on board. I also pull a bobcat on a goose neck Continue Reading

ASK ARB – SUV vehicle recovery

23rd October, 2012

Hi to everyone at ARB, I have recently purchased a 2004/5 model Toyota Rav4. I know it’s not a ‘real’ 4WD but I’d like to be able to take it off road wherever possible. Unfortunately, I can’t find much information about the smaller AWD in magazines etc. My question is regarding recovery gear and accessories. Can I buy equipment designed especially for my smaller SUV at Continue Reading

ASK ARB – which canopy is best for me?

20th September, 2012

Dear ARB, I have an ARB standard roof canopy fitted to my 2007 dual cab HiLux, as I wanted to have the option of adding an ARB canopy roof rack in the future. Having not had a canopy on previous vehicles, I love the extra carrying capacity and security a canopy offers. The problem I am currently finding is that although there is ample room for most Continue Reading

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