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Australian Off Road Campers Now Available For Purchase in the US

Las Vegas-based dealership XGrid Campers is now the exclusive importer and US retailer for Australian Off Road (AOR) campers, making their Sierra and Sierra ZR trailer models now available for purchase in the US. With proprietary independent trailing arm suspension, a 41-degree departure angle, and a Cruisemaster DO35 articulating hitch, the AOR Sierra was designed…

Lexus 2022 LX600 Overland Test

The New North American 300-Series Land Cruiser Wears a Lexus badge. The Land Cruiser remains one of the most exceptional and prolific overland platforms ever created, with every variant carrying the legacy of the original 1951 BJ through almost 80 years of global exploration. In North America, we have enjoyed nearly every series of the…

The 2022 Nevada Trophy Registration is Open

The Nevada Trophy 2022 will be the 26th year of the event which makes this GPS “rally raid” the oldest in North America, preceding geocaching. The event is is based on the Camel Trophy and the organizers have chosen to expand the event which will take place from the 16th to the 19th February 2022 in…

Nimbl Evolution Camper Review

The Donner Pass has a formidable reputation, and this festive winter found a South African family driving a marvelous vehicle over record depths of ice and snow—white-knuckled. Us Southern Hemisphere people know as much about snow as you might about sangomas and umqombothi, and to be perfectly honest, we avoid the white stuff as we travel…

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OHV launches a Limited-Slip Differential for Mercedes Sprinter

Off Highway Van “OHV” based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has launched a bolt-in limited-slip differential for 2WD or 4WD Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans in both the NCV3 (2007-2018) and VS30 (2019+) chassis. The OHV limited-slip differential is designed for the build and upfit community as well as fleet services with the goal of improving off-road…

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The Rare GMC DUKW Truck

The DUKW (known as a Duck) is a six-wheel-drive modified amphibious truck used by the US military during World War II and D-Day beaches of Normandy. General Motors Corporation and Sparkman & Stephens designed this truck to transport troops and goods over land and water, but some enthusiasts have taken to restoring them and utilising…

Vehicle Feature :: Overland Under Budget’s DIY First Gen Tacoma Camper Build

Micah Weber’s custom 2001 Toyota Tacoma camper build began many years ago with the ultimate building blocks. For many, this might have meant the completion of a welding certificate or mechanic’s ticket or expertise in metalwork. But for Weber, the build began with childlike wonder, a love for anything motorized, a passion for creation and…

Icon Leveling Lift Kit for Ford Bronco

Lifting the body of a vehicle is often achieved by installing a suspension upgrade, which is more often than not a costly exercise. The Icon Leveling Lift Kit for 2021 and newer Ford Broncos provides an easy to install, economical, and performance-enhancing method of gaining the necessary clearance to run larger tires. The kit consists…

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EV Future

I honestly do not understand the resistance, sometimes passionate, to the electric vehicle revolution. For the last few months, I toured the USA in an old, under-powered V8 Range Rover and the dismal 10 mpg mileage combined with near-record gas prices ate up most of my travel budget. It would have been cheaper to rent…

No Time to Burn

I’d never heard such thunder, and it was getting closer—I could feel each crash reverberate in my chest. It was like enemy mortar shells finding their range. Then there were the punches of lightning, so close they seemed only feet away from my rooftop tent. Maybe the tires on my ’99 4Runner would insulate me….

Mopar Announces ’22 Dodge Durango

Building upon more than 10 years of low-volume, factory-backed vehicle customization, Mopar this week announced a new limited-production vehicle featuring a special-edition package of unique quality-tested, factory-backed performance parts and accessories from the Mopar Custom Shop—the Mopar ’22 Dodge Durango. The new performance SUV, which was on display November 2-5 in the Mopar booth at…

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