NEWS

FK BEARINGS AND ROD ENDS – THE CHOICE OF WINNERS

Look under most of the top American off-road racers, and some of the most common things you are going to see are FK Rod Ends and Ball Joints. And FK hardware dominates in their Rock Bouncers, and Ultra 4 weapons as well.   Across the Tasman, FK is what you will find as the suspension...

TEST DRIVE

Mitsubishi Triton VRX

It’s been described as looking a bit like a “transformer” and it’s looks have certainly transformed its personal style, from a meek and mild company vehicle, into a bit of a head turner tough guy. With most of that style change occurring from the cab forward, maybe it’s more like a...

ADVENTURE

Discovering Beebys Hut (with a VIP Crocodile)

From a short private farm crossing to a reasonably steep bush section, climbing up through SI tussock, and finally following a long sloping ridgeline to Beebys Hut, this little track is an entertaining and scenic way to spend a morning four-wheeling. Written by John, Pics by Dena Just...

TRIALS

WINCH

Throwback Thursday – Mamaku 2010

With the Geyserland 4WD and Sam Baddely having been amongst the pioneers of the NZ Winch Challenge scene, up in the Mamaku Forest, we thought it would be appropriate to have our first “Throwback Thursday” winch challenge coverage from their iconic 2010 event, where the mud holes were...

OFFROAD RACING

Southern Dirt Fest – Off Road Racers Go Long At Kurow

PHOTOS BY DENA PLUMRIDGE The day following the final round of ORANZ’s South Island Championship decider, the Otago Offroad racing club held a special endurance race for the survivors.  By extending the short course track out into the surrounding farmland at Slim and Janina Slee’s Timaru...

INTERNATIONAL

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