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KYE’S 4RUNNER
Kye has just picked up this V6-powered 4Runner, and it’s his first 4WD. You wouldn’t know it by speaking with him though, as Kye is jumping out of his skin with enthusiasm to get out there and use his new (to him) beast. Kye’s a mad keen fisho, and as such he tells us he’s decided to move north from his current abode in Melbourne, to get among the big fish in FNQ. He needed something bigger than the Hyundai sedan he has been punishing for a few years to tow his boat. As we all know, you need a 4WD to get to those secluded fishing spots as well, so the decision was made to get not only a bigger vehicle but a 4WD as well. So far it’s pretty stock, with only an awning and alloy bull bar bolted on, but we’re sure this won’t stay the case for long. Welcome to the world of skinned knuckles, dirty t-shirts and awesome adventures Kye, we’re going to hit you up for a feed of fresh seafood next time we’re up north mate.

READERS' RIGS

WINNER

VEHICLES

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THIS ISSUE'S WINNER SCORES A DRIVETECH 4X4 TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM:

Worth $199
Roller Drawers
Barrier + Divider
Roof Console
Top shelf

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GARY’S ISUZU WIZARD
Never heard of the Isuzu Wizard? Neither had we until Gary wrote in sharing his story about a nasty accident at the local takeaway shop. Thankfully that’s all been sorted now so the least we could do was include him in Readers’ Rigs for his trouble. The Wizard looks similar to the Holden Frontera we did get here in Australia, but it comes stock with the lovely turbo-diesel motor. It started life in Japan and was imported second-hand into New Zealand. He purchased it in 2003 with just 12,500km on the clock (verified by the Japanese Government inspection report). It has a 3.1-litre turbo-diesel engine with an auto gearbox and has become a member of the family according to Gary. So much so that when he moved to Australia in 2005 he bought the Isuzu with him and the family. Best of luck in the future mate, and we hope you enjoy seeing more of the country in your Wizard. Man, that’s a cool name for a 4WD…

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MICHAEL’S SR5 HILUX
When you need a work vehicle that can do everything, most people turn to utes. Michael’s 2017 HiLux certainly follows the trend, but he has put his own unique spin on it. To make sure it keeps looking after him, he’s had a Fuel Manager secondary fuel filter and a ProVent 200 catch can installed. To protect the front end of the HiLux, and make sure it stays kick-arse, Michael’s fitted an ARB Summit bull bar along with sidesteps, brush rails, and tread plates all powder-coated black. A second battery with BD/DC charging has been installed to make sure he never runs out of power while out and about for a second, coupled with solar input and a semi-permanently installed (on his Rhino platform) 120W solar panel to keep things topped up nicely. Along with a 140-litre fuel tank and a 10,000lb winch, this tidy HiLux is going anywhere it wants. Congrats on a neat and functional work/play vehicle, mate!

READERS' RIGS

KYE’S 4RUNNER
Kye has just picked up this V6-powered 4Runner, and it’s his first 4WD. You wouldn’t know it by speaking with him though, as Kye is jumping out of his skin with enthusiasm to get out there and use his new (to him) beast. Kye’s a mad keen fisho, and as such he tells us he’s decided to move north from his current abode in Melbourne, to get among the big fish in FNQ. He needed something bigger than the Hyundai sedan he has been punishing for a few years to tow his boat. As we all know, you need a 4WD to get to those secluded fishing spots as well, so the decision was made to get not only a bigger vehicle but a 4WD as well. So far it’s pretty stock, with only an awning and alloy bull bar bolted on, but we’re sure this won’t stay the case for long. Welcome to the world of skinned knuckles, dirty t-shirts and awesome adventures Kye, we’re going to hit you up for a feed of fresh seafood next time we’re up north mate.

WINNER
THANKS TO:

THIS ISSUE'S WINNER SCORES A DRIVETECH 4X4 TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM:

Worth $199

VEHICLES

Roller 
Drawers
Barrier +
Divider
Roof
Console
Top
shelf

SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT

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GARY’S ISUZU WIZARD
Never heard of the Isuzu Wizard? Neither had we until Gary wrote in sharing his story about a nasty accident at the local takeaway shop. Thankfully that’s all been sorted now so the least we could do was include him in Readers’ Rigs for his trouble. The Wizard looks similar to the Holden Frontera we did get here in Australia, but it comes stock with the lovely turbo-diesel motor. It started life in Japan and was imported second-hand into New Zealand. He purchased it in 2003 with just 12,500km on the clock (verified by the Japanese Government inspection report). It has a 3.1-litre turbo-diesel engine with an auto gearbox and has become a member of the family according to Gary. So much so that when he moved to Australia in 2005 he bought the Isuzu with him and the family. Best of luck in the future mate, and we hope you enjoy seeing more of the country in your Wizard. Man, that’s a cool name for a 4WD…

Introducing Australia's most luxurious
hard shelled roof top tent!

SCROLL TO CONTINUE WITH CONTENT

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MICHAEL’S SR5 HILUX
When you need a work vehicle that can do everything, most people turn to utes. Michael’s 2017 HiLux certainly follows the trend, but he has put his own unique spin on it. To make sure it keeps looking after him, he’s had a Fuel Manager secondary fuel filter and a ProVent 200 catch can installed. To protect the front end of the HiLux, and make sure it stays kick-arse, Michael’s fitted an ARB Summit bull bar along with sidesteps, brush rails, and tread plates all powder-coated black. A second battery with BD/DC charging has been installed to make sure he never runs out of power while out and about for a second, coupled with solar input and a semi-permanently installed (on his Rhino platform) 120W solar panel to keep things topped up nicely. Along with a 140-litre fuel tank and a 10,000lb winch, this tidy HiLux is going anywhere it wants. Congrats on a neat and functional work/play vehicle, mate!