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11th April, 2016

Words by Paul Murrell, Practical Motoring www.practicalmotoring.com.auIf ever proof was needed that the Japanese could take someone else’s concept and make it better, the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser should put the argument to rest. Way back in 1950, the Japanese motor industry was almost unknown outside Japan, but the Land Cruiser paved the way for the huge success and market domination we Continue Reading

22nd March, 2016

Words by Paul Murrell, Practial Motoringwww.practicalmotoring.com.auThere was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed the only vehicles you saw beyond the city limits were Toyota LandCruisers and Nissan Patrols. For many years, they were the first choice of country dwellers, and the Outback rivalry between Nissan and Toyota was almost as strong as the tribalism of Ford vs. Continue Reading

22nd March, 2016

Words by Paul Murrell, Practical Motoringwww.practicalmotoring.com.auA few weeks ago when I interviewed the the ARB team at Nundah, all staff were getting quite excited about the progress of their 1994 Toyota HiLux SR, knowing she should be a desirable old girl when finished. When they first purchased her back in September last year, she had had two previous owners, and Continue Reading

1st March, 2016

Last we saw our Shorty 40 her release back into the wild was just at our fingertips. However, before she's 110%, and with some last finishing touches still on the table, patience is assured that before long, we'll be trialling and testing her abilities through the harsh conditions of the Simpson Desert before we know it.So far she's had the following further additions:Tiger bay sand Continue Reading

21st January, 2016

The Toyota HiLux has been the quieter one in the Off Road Icons vehicles, keeping its total makeover under wraps for its much anticipated (and looming) reveal date. So far we've managed to get an exclusive sneak peek from the team at ARB Nundah, with the following equipment added:-Bull bar-AR21 Intensity LED driving lights-Smitty built winch-Side steps and brush rails-Rear Continue Reading

14th January, 2016

In our last GQ update, she was being prepped in our workshop, readying herself for her complete transformation. But what exactly has she had done you ask? So far she’s had the following equipment fitted: ARB bull bar and side rails and side step Kaymar rear bar with twin wheel swinger Safari snorkel, turbo kit, intercooler and exhaust Recaro seats REDARC dual battery system with dual volt Continue Reading