Working 4WDs - Tyres and Wheels
DON'T WELD ON WHEELS WITH MOUNTED TYRES
This is just plain scary!
Ever been tempted to weld a cracked wheel spoke while the tyre is still in place? This video will show you why it could be the last thing you ever do.
KUMHO KL61 100,000km REPORT - January 2016
These tyres have proved almost indestructible.
It has been three years and 100,000km since we fitted a set of Kumho KL61 tyres to Peter Whiting's Colorado. Having travelled for many years on a well known American brand he was initially cautious about making the switch, but need not have worried. Here's his report on the 245/75 x 16-inch, 10-ply Kumhos.
KUMHO'S NEW MT51 MUD TYRE PASSES THE OTA TEST - October 2015
We tried our best to flatten them and wear them out...
Kumho used the harsh Australian outback as a real-life test laboratory for its all-new MT (mud terrain) tyre, the Road Venturer MT51.
NON-STANDARD WHEEL ISSUES
Your wheels could be rolling to disaster.
It’s common for some 4WD trucks and personnel carriers to be fitted with after-market wheels, but it’s important to make sure these wheels are fabricated to a strength and quality that matches the original wheels.
TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING IS ESSENTIAL ON WORKING 4WDs
Early warning of a deflating tye can save lives and money.
Outback Travel Australia has been evaluating different types of tyre pressure monitoring systems over the past five years and we're sure everyone should be using one.
WIDE-SINGLE AND SUSPENSION UPGRADES FOR JAPANESE 4WD LIGHT TRUCKS
Many operators need a better ride and wide singles rather than dual rear tyres - February 2016.
You don’t have to buy an Earthcruiser motorhome to take advantage of this company’s ADR-approved wide-single, forged aluminium wheel and suspension upgrade package.