Blog - off road icons

20th July, 2016

It's hard to believe that 40 years has passed since Tony Brown returned from his Outback exploration which led to the birth of ARB 4x4 Accessories in 1975. During Tony's inspirational northern trip he was in no modern utility at the time. In fact, he was behind the wheel of a 15+ year old 1950's Series 1 Land Rover, a vehicle 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

14th December, 2015

All of our Off Road Icons have been undergoing maintenance and special love and care for their upcoming Big Simpson Desert Trip, and our overseas Icon the TJ Wrangler is no exception. Now that the US team have the TJ in their hot little hands, it's time to assess the reality of its condition. As clean as it looked, the check engine light Continue Reading

18th September, 2015

Welcoming our newest Off Road Icon to the team, we are pleased to present the very popular Toyota HiLux, coming in as our 3rd Off Road Icon. In particular, the fifth generation HiLux was chosen, which was the last HiLux to be designed with live axle front suspension. September 1988 marked the introduction of the fifth generation HiLux with revised mechanicals Continue Reading