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Off Road Downunder Premium Fridge Slide

Factor 55 Rope Retention Pulley

Exitrax Ultimate Series Recovery Board

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iKamper Aioks

Long Range Automotive Ram 1500 Fuel Tank

Drivetech 4x4 Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

ARB Compact Sleeping Bag

Knog Bandicoot Headlamp

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The iKamper Aioks (pronounced: eye-ox) is a small storage box that serves as a cook top, table and grocery storage. Providing plenty of bench space for preparing and eating your meal, the Aioks claims to sit four people comfortably. Weighing only nine kilograms it provides up to 50 litres of space. Impressively the Aioks comes with two 7500BTU burners that are butane/propane compatible, which means you no longer need to bring a separate cooker.

RRP: $650

iKamper Aioks

Designed to hold large 60 - 80-litre fridges the Premium Fridge Slide from Off Road Downunder can hold up to 227kg. Constructed with a new lightweight chassis using aluminium, Off Road Downunder claim it is 10kg lighter than a steel-built equivalent. The slide can be locked closed; fully open, or half-way out, and also comes with provisions for tie-downs at the front and rear. Australian-made and designed; it comes with a one-year manufacturer’s warranty.

RRP: $379.95

Off Road Downunder Premium Fridge Slide

Factor 55 released its new Rope Retention Pulley at SEMA earlier this year. Fitted with innovative rubber fingers that prevents synthetic winch rope from escaping the pulley’s groove it’s made from billet-machined aluminium with impregnated Teflon. To see it in action check out our video from SEMA.

RRP: $170

Factor 55 Rope Retention Pulley

Mean Mother has released its first-ever traction board. Available in three variants, the top-spec Ultimate series and, according to Exitrax the board has been shaped to make the engagement angle as small as possible. The boards have ground-engagement-teeth to reduce board movement during the recovery process. The nodules have been spaced and shaped to work with lowered tyre pressures. This is important, the company claims, because if there are too many nodules too close together, instead of creating traction, it just creates a flat, low-traction surface. Exitrax claims that when boards are stacked, they have the lowest stack height than the two competitor brands they compared them with. Exitrax offers a lifetime manufacturer’s warranty.

RRP: $249

Exitrax Ultimate Series Recovery Board

The Knog Bandicoot Headlamp is an Aussie designed and made headtorch that looks crazy-different to the ones we normally see people strapping to their heads. With a streamlined silicone body this thing is nice and light at just 60g. The Bandicoot offers multiple light modes, spot, ambient, red night LED, reading and combo. Unlike most headlamps, no batteries are needed for the Knog Bandicoot as it has in-built rechargeable battery with USB charging. The Bandicoot is rated to IP67 for dust and water. The Knog Bandicoot has a claimed range of up to 40 metres.

RRP: $59.99

Knog Bandicoot Headlamp

Being cold when you’re out in the bush can ruin a trip. ARB’s new compact sleeping bag offers an Alu-tech breathable liner which the ARB claims give the thing excellent heat retention. Indeed, ARB claims the sleeping bag can keep you comfortable in temperatures as low as -5°C. The Compact Sleeping Bag also comes with a two-year warranty and can be joined together with another sleeping bag to make a two-person bag.

RRP: $139

ARB Compact Sleeping Bag

Knowing what tyre pressures you’re running is essential. Drivetech 4x4’s Tyre Pressure Monitoring System is an easy DIY installation, with real-time monitoring, a high-temperature and audio alarm. Designed to work for tyre pressures between 0-87PSI, Drivetech 4x4’s tyre pressure monitoring system could be the tyre saviour for your 4X4.

RRP: $199

Drivetech 4x4 Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

A large vehicle requires a large fuel tank, and currently, the RAM 1500 Laramie doesn’t have that. That’s all changed thanks to the 190-litre fuel tank from Long Range Automotive. Fuel capacity jumps from 98 to 190 litres. This long-range fuel tank provides greater flexibility for the growing number of RAM owners who choose to go touring, and particularly those who tow large caravans. According to LRA, the larger tank it doesn’t affect the rampover or departure angle of the RAM 1500.

RRP: $1815

Long Range Automotive Ram 1500 Fuel Tank