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Wet roads and water crossings beware

Water crossing can be pretty dangerous, the strength of the water pushing against the car can wash it off the road or crossing.  This can be dangerous, however a few hints may help you cross water safely, but beware if you are worried do not cross the river or water.  See video.  Advice given by James…

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Low 4 in a Toyota Hilux

The gear L4 in a hilux is great for slow, muddy, sandy, wet conditions.  Watch this it may help you.Do a 4x4 course in darwin and learn how to use diff lock & low rangeThis video demonstrates low range on water & mud.

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Diff Lock Won't Turn Off

The diff lock in Toyota Hilux won't turn off try this.  Watch the video.  If the centre diff lock is stuck on do not drive on sealed roads, this could break your gear box or stuff up the differential.  Make sure centre diff lock is off.Watch this video, if you use L4 in a Toyota Hilux.A 4x4 course…

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Standard Toyota Jack vs Hydraulic Jack

Probably one of the most important things to remember when setting up your 4x4 is not to replace your standard jack with a big hydraulic jack. The standard jack is designed to fit under the lifting point of your 4x4 vehicle when your tyre is flat.                    The standard Toyota jack handle is…

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Trailers Guide - Handy Tips

How to connect your trailer to your carFirstly, move the trailer to an open, easily accessible area. Reverse your vehicle in a straight line to the trailer and raise the trailer coupler slightly higher than the tow ball.  Back your vehicle up until the coupler is directly above the tow ball and unlock…