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Month: January 2017

Fishing and Camping with your 4WD

There is nothing quite like heading off in your 4WD with the  camping and  fishing gear all packed up in the back as you search of that secret camping and  fishing location.Fishing is one of the many activities that you can enjoy with your 4WD that does not cost an arm and a leg. As novice fishermen it’s all about heading off the beaten track in search of that perfect fishing and campsite spot and spending  a couple of hours or even days casting a line while unwinding from the day to day pressures of our daily lives. The...

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Iglhaut Allrad 4WD Conversions

For over 30 years IGLHAUT have been one of the market leaders in converting commercial vehicles to all wheel drive capability. It all started in 1983 when a caterer from the Allgäu Alps wanted his MercedesTransporter to be converted to 4WD for transporting guests to his hotel in the mountains. This led to the first 4WD conversion of a Mercedes Transporter and the start of an innovative all wheel drive conversion business. Today IGLHAUT provide a reliable and robust technology and service that includes converting standard vehicles to all wheel drives with reduction gears, transfer case and rear axle...

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How to recover a vehicle that is stuck in sand or mud

While recovery kit like TRED’s are one of the best methods for self recovery, sometimes even these tools might not be enough to free a badly stuck vehicle. In this case you will need to use a more heavy duty recovery kit and will also need the assistance of either a winch or another vehicle. For these situations we use a TJM large recovery kit, this kit contains everything you should need to get out of even the most sticky/stuck situations. The kit, available from MH 4X4 and TJM stockists worldwide, contains 2 bow shackles, for attaching to vehicle...

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Explore the Faroe Islands

The TURAS team drove and got a ferry to the Faroe Islands a couple of years ago, on the way to Iceland, it was a wonderful place to visit.  We toured the island and camped there for a few days. The Faroe islands are made up of eighteen islands located half way between Norway and Iceland Camping on the Faroes is only permitted in designated campsites we recommend staying at the Torshaven campsite, it’s a perfect base to explore these unique islands. You can no longer get the Ferry from Stranraer in Scotland to the Faroes. You can however...

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Using CB Radio in Europe

Citizens band radio (also known as CB radio) is, in many countries, a system of short-distance radio communications between individuals typically on a selection of 40 channels within the 27 MHz (11 m) band. Citizens band is distinct from other personal radio service allocations such as FRS, GMRS, MURS, UHF CB and the Amateur Radio Service (“ham” radio). In many countries, CB operation does not require a license, and (unlike amateur radio) it may be used for business or personal communications. Like many other two-way radio services, citizens band channels are shared by many users. (wikipedia) CB is a...

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