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OFFROAD QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Rated Recovery Points, Dual Battery Basics, Child Restraints… Qualified motor mechanic Adam Adler has spent half his life under the bonnet of a 4WD and has worked for some of the top accessory companies and workshops. He knows what it takes to get your vehicle out there...

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RUST NEVER SLEEPS G’day Adam, 2018 Hilux, love it to death. Want to keep resale value on it. Haven’t done a lot of beach work in it, but probably will towards the end of summer. What’s the best way to rust protect? Lanolin and fish oil? Can you do it...

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Your mechanical questions answered. By Adam Adler ~CATCH CAN DRAINAGE~ Hey Adam, I have fitted a catch can to my 4WD. I drain it every 5000kms but have been thinking that if it was plumbed back into the engine sump it would self-drain. Is there a reason why I couldn’t...

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TOWING IN 4TH Adam, Quick one, I drive a manual and wanna know why it’s good to tow in 4th gear? I have heard a lot of people saying it’s better for the vehicle? Cheers, Dylan K, WA.   Hi Dylan, Yes, towing in 4th gear is definitely better. Reason why?...