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Nissan GU Patrol, Toyota Tundra and more in September's Readers' Rigs

By 4x4 Australia, 17 Sep 2019 Reviews

Readers 4x4s September 2019 feature

A huge variety of 4x4 utes and wagons feature in this month's Readers' Rigs.

The Readers' Rigs feature in the September 2019 issue of 4X4 Australia features a huge variety of 4x4 wagons and utes from our enthusiastic readers.

To get involved, post a pic and a description of your rig on our special site here or post it to our Facebook page and stand a chance to win an ARB High Output Air compressor valued at $335.

Show us what you got on Readers' Rigs

2008 NISSAN GU PATROL: WINSTON HAWKE
(4x4 Australia Readers' Rigs Winner of the Month)

IT’S STILL a work in progress. Since last December it’s had a fair bit thrown at it: Superior 4-inch Hyperflex kit with five-link radius arms; Raslarr bar work; 4-inch snorkel; sheetmetal front bar, scrub bars, side steps and rear bar; Aurora Custom headlights; Stedi Type-X 8.5-inch driving lights; Gladiator X Comp 35/12.5/17 tyres; OCAM rack with the Darche Eclipse awning; and Titan drawers with a Waeco CF40 fridge. My best runs have been through Tallarook, and an unnamed track beside the reservoir near Warragul Rocks.

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TOYOTA LAND CRUISER 79 SERIES: KAZ SMART

IT HAS every option from ARB 4x4 Accessories thanks to Gary and the team at ARB Jindalee.

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2018 TOYOTA TUNDRA: PETER BAILEY

MODIFICATIONS include ARB OME BP-51s, LINX, airbags, full tray slide with fridge, custom light bar, Alpine Halo9, Cooper tyres, and plenty more.

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LAND ROVER DISCOVERY D3 V6: LEE MERRILEES

THE MODS so far: Brown Davis 110lt auxiliary tank; Baja Expedition roof rack; ARB bullbar; Runva winch; Safari snorkel; 17in alloys; Maxxis Bighorns 764s; a dual-battery system; Llams Height Controller for a 2in lift; and ICOM UHF. Favourite four-wheel driving is chasing snow and checking out the Victorian High Country huts.

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2010 NISSAN X-TRAIL T31 SERIES 3: MARCUS MCNULTY

THIS IS Bertha. I have modded her out with a 40mm Pedders lift; 17-inch steel rims; Bridgestone D697s; three ASFIR bash plates; Rhino-Rack Vortex crossbars, steel mesh tray and awning; spare wheel carrier; ECB nudge bar with spotties and light bar; and Oricom radio. Best locations include Holland Track, Lennards Track, Mundaring Powerlines Track, Ninghan Station, and Black Point to Jasper Beach.

FORD RANGER FX4: BRENAINN HALL

WE travel anywhere where there is no phone service and plenty of dirt. Kit includes: ARB Summit bullbar, front bash guard, recovery point, underbody protection and compressor; fuel catch can; dual batteries; Redarc DC-DC charger and Tow Pro Elite; GME XRS-370C UHF, 4705B aerial, 4702B aerial; RFI aerial drop-down mount; Lightforce HTX spotlights; Clearview mirrors; Safari snorkel; OME 2-inch lift with springs and shocks; Wildtrak roller shutter; Rhino quick-mount roof bars and cargo tray; Yakima Front Load bike holder; Cooper S/T Maxx tyres; roof racks; MaxTrax; and an iDrive throttle controller.

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