4WD New Zealand
42nd Traverse We Return: 4WD New Zealand
After years of traveling NZ we finally make it back to explore one of New Zealands most iconic 4WD tracks. Being in the middle of summer the conditions were dry and made for a relatively easy run and it was nice to see how much track maintenance has been done to look after this iconic track.
Stranded in Australia Ep 2: 4WD New Zealand
Following on from our adventure through the Murray Sunset national park and Big Dessert we push south to explore yet another vastly different National Park. We wrap up the trip in Little Dessert as the weather threatens to turn. For more info in on the Safari 79 visit https://www.safari4x4.com.au/
Stranded in Australia Ep1: 4WD New Zealand
With border restrictions effecting all of us life has become rather unpredictable. Becoming stranded in Australia was not part of the plan but making the most out of the opportunity we were extremely grateful given the keys to the Safari 40 anniversary 79 series. https://www.safari4x4.com.au/
Stranded in Australia Trailer: 4WD New Zealand
With border restrictions effecting all of us life has become rather unpredictable. Becoming stranded in Australia was not part of the plan but making the most out of the opportunity we were extremely grateful given the keys to the Safari 40 anniversary 79 series.
Insane throttle control with Safari ARMAX map 4: 4WD New Zealand
In this short video Lars demonstrates the increase in throttle control gained in Map 4 from the Safari ARMAX package. This feature is perfect for tough and technical tracks and for road surfaces where traction is key. For more info visit https://www.safari4x4.com.au/
Central SOLO: Geographical Centre of the North Island: 4WD New Zealand
With the 76 almost completed the only thing left to do is stretch its legs. On this SOLO EP Lars explores the best of the Central Plateau from National Forest, Mountains and back roads with the final destination of the Geographical Centre of the North Island.
Ep10: We get the Power with REDARC RedVision : 4WD New Zealand 76 Series Build
For the 76 to function as a mobile production office we need some serious power, needless to say the only option was to call in our friends from REDARC Electronics and Tauranga Diesel Specialist who went to town on building what is probably the most insane electrical vehicle fit out in New Zealand. From 12V to 240V, the REDARC Redvision TVMS monitors our batteries, Water tank and even our Beers in the fridge, whilst the Manager 30 ensures we stay charged up and ready to roll cameras, and light up the night.
Monster 79 series LandCruiser rig build at Tauranga Diesel Specialists
You've see them in Australia, now we have one in New Zealand. This Monster 79 Series was build at Tauranga Diesel Specialists. With the full suit of ARB gear, an M2 Overland Tray and Marks adapters portal axles. There wont be many places this rig wont go.
Ep9: Feldon Shelter RTT, Frontrunner Gull wings and Drop down table: 4WD New Zealand 76 Series Build
As roof top tents become more and more popular here in little old New Zealand we thought it was about time to get one, and what other company to visit than none other than the kiwi company Feldon Shelter Traveling with a Family means we need space for 3 and still be able to get a geed nights rest. Having the ability to store our entire bedding in the tent whist folded away is also a masive tick. We also added a few extra items from Frontrunner while visiting the team at West Supply.
EP8: ARB Old Man Emu BP-51's: 4WD New Zealand 76 Series Build
Good suspension that has been fine tuned specifically for your vehicle has to be one of the most important upgrades to any 4WD. We went with the Old Man Emu BP-51's by ARB, for their legendary internal bypass tech knowledge and their adjustable compression and dampening. Along with a remote reservoir and 51mm bore, the Ride of the BP-51's is incredible.
76 Series Shake Down; First Solo: 4WD New Zealand
A singe mans journey to the Te Urewera National Park. This first episode in our Solo series takes Lars through some of New Zealands most stunning and untouched natural landscape. Lake Waikaremoana is the North Islands deepest lake at 266m ands sits at almost 600m above sea level. Surrounded by mountains clad with native forest which has never been logged, Many native bird-species scarce in most other parts of the North Island occur in the area .