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Red Roads High Top Campwell Folding Chair

Tough Dog Suzuki Jimny Suspension Lift Kit

Dometic CIB 26 Insulated Cooler Bag

TJM HD Vehicle Mount Compressor

GEAR NEWS 

Leave your fridge at home

Lift me up

Compact and comfortable

Faster and stronger

GEAR

RV Storage Solutions Premium Tourer-1

Jeep JL Wrangler Rhino Rack

ARB HiLux Tailgate Assist

Energizer 315 Lumens Vision Headlight Torch

Tailgate goes up… Tailgate goes down… Tailgate goes up…

A lightbar for your head

This is definitely an RV Solution

Baby got Back – Bone

GEAR NEWS 

The Red Roads High Top CampWell Folding Chair claims to be easier and more convenient than other folding chairs. For easy storage, the chair folds down to just 48cm long with a 12cm diameter once packed in its storage bag, meaning it can be left in the back of your 4x4 all the time. While it only weighs 2.2kg, the High Top CampWell chair is built from steel and can hold a weight of 140kg. Unlike other small lightweight chairs, the Red Roads High Top CampWell Folding Chair also has a handy holder for drinks and even your smartphone which can be removed if required.

RRP: $159

Red Roads High Top Campwell Folding Chair

While you’re better off with a 12v fridge when heading bush, every now and then a cooler bag is all you really need. To that end, the new Dometic CIB 26 insulated cooler bag (26L) could do the trick – it’ll hold 45 cans. It’s claimed to be able to keep ice for up to 29 hours, even in warm conditions (a claim we’ll be putting to the test). The design has a rear-hinged lid, which allows easy access. The CIB 26 weighs just 2.17kg when empty.

RRP: $249

Dometic CIB 26 Insulated Cooler Bag

The Suzuki Jimny is a handy rough-roader right out of the box, but the team at Tough Dog saw an opportunity to turn the thing up to 11. Developing a range of lift kits for the new Jimny, you can choose from 40mm, 60mm or 80mm lifts. The 60mm and 80mm kits include front and rear foam cell shocks, front and rear adjustable panhard rods, front raised coils, front caster correction bushes, rear raised coils, headlight module kit, brake hose kit, ABS relocation kit and Crossmember kit. With each purchase you’re given the option of selecting the front spring rates (either comfort, medium or constant) and either return to centre, heavy duty or SV adjustable steering damper. Keep your eyes peeled for our comparison between stock and lifted Jimnys…

Prices run from $1350 for the 40mm lift to $2188 for the 60mm and 80mm kits. RRP: From $1350.00

Tough Dog Suzuki Jimny Suspension Kit

Able to be mounted on five different angles, TJM claims its new Heavy-Duty Vehicle Mount Compressor is faster than ever, able to pump 86 litres of air per minute. According to TJM, “Innovative convection cooling system allows the compressor to run cooler and inflate faster for longer, while also dramatically reducing the potential for hose failure”. Heavy-duty internal components are claimed to provide endurance and reliability and include a hard-anodised cylinder bore and a Teflon-impregnated piston seal. Designed and engineered in Australia, TJM claim it is powerful enough to run its pro lockers and backs it with a three-year warranty.

TJM HD Vehicle Mount Compressor

Lift me up

Leave your fridge at home

Compact and comfortable

Faster and stronger

GEAR

Fear not JL Wrangler owners, Rhino Rack has ensured you’ll be able to carry both your tent and your canoe with the release of its Backbone system for the JL Wrangler four-door. The headline grabber with the Rhino Rack Backbone system aligns with the factory mounting points which means it can be used even when the Freedom Panels have been removed. Built from cast aluminium, the Backbone system is lightweight, can hold up to 120kg and the use of low locking legs means the rack is closer to your roof meaning it looks good and is a little easier to load and unload.

RRP: $599

Jeep JL Wrangler Rhino Rack

Sometimes you need your hands for other things. Enter the Energizer Vision Headlight torch, it boasts 315 lumens and an 85m-beam distance. Energizer also claims it has a 50-hour run time, as well as being weather resistant with an IPX4 rating which means it’ll handle being splashed but not submerged. It also has a digital focus function, so at the touch of a button it can change between a focused beam and an expanded light beam. And for those worried about their night vision, the Energizer Vision Headlight also comes with a red-light mode. Stay tuned for a test on this headtorch.

RRP: $42

Energizer 315 Lumens Vision Headlight Torch

Taking an upright fridge just got easier thanks to the RV Storage Solutions Premium Tourer-1. Available in either aluminium or steel the slide system comes with a Bushman 85L upright fridge, two large storage draws, a slim draw that would work for cutlery, and extra storage on top of the unit. The upright design means no slide and no jammed fingers. The Premium Tourer-1 is currently available for 80/100/200 series LandCruisers as well as both the GU and Y62 Patrols.

RV Storage Solutions Premium Tourer-1

ARB has released the latest in its line of tailgate assist kits, this time for the Toyota HiLux. Available to suit SR and SR5 variants from 2015 onwards, the kit features all of the items you’ll need to install it at home with ARB claiming it tested the kit across 18 months, subjecting it to around 18,000 cycles which is the same as around 20 years of service life. If you’ve ever used the tailgate on a Toyota HiLux, you’ll know how heavy they are. According to ARB the combination of dampening strut and torsion spring (which is the same idea as used on the tailgate of the Ford Ranger from the factory), the effort required to raise the tailgate has been reduced by more than 50 percent. “Unlike previous models of Tailgate Assist, this version utilises a torsion spring to assist closing rather than spring assist struts. The torsion spring runs across the lower edge of the tailgate due to the limited space where the regular assist strut would normally be mounted. Factory tailgate limit straps are replaced with cables to allow sufficient clearance of moving parts with additional anti-wear pads included to avoid paint rub. The unique ball and socket design of the dampening strut mounts plays an integral role in achieving long service life as they allow for naturally occurring misalignment of the moving parts,” ARB said.

RRP: $299

ARB HiLux Tailgate Assist

Tailgate goes up… Tailgate goes down… Tailgate goes up…

A lightbar for your head

This is definitely an RV Solution

Baby got Back – Bone