Off-Road Adventure: Essentials for Your 4WD

Thinking about exploring Australia’s Outback? Keep in mind that there’s more to it than just driving your 4WD for hours, packing some food and extra clothes and pointing the headlights toward the dunes. To make sure your day is filled with happy memories, you need to have all the off-road essentials ready and on-hand.

Off-road driving can be fun and thrilling, not to mention challenging and adventurous. Despite the rocky and bumpy roads, the experience will undoubtedly be memorable and worthwhile. If you’re an off-road rookie, never venture into a vast, remote place without some basic equipment on board your vehicle.

Spotlights & LED Bars

If you are planning to drive at night, you must have a reliable lighting system to improve night-time conditions. This is where spotlights and LED light bars come in handy. These powerful bulbs wrapped in secure, heavy-duty covering will let you brighten up any road, track or trail –no matter how terrible the weather or how dark the night is. You won’t have any problems seeing the mud, bushes or potholes.

Electrical Accessories

Stay out of trouble by having a battery charger, a jump starter, a solar panel, a fuse box, a full set of spark plugs and an isolator kit. When traversing sand, deep mud and rocks, it’s best to have the right electrical accessories to fix any problem immediately.

Handheld Radio

If you’re going on an off-road trip with friends, bringing a handheld radio is a must. Unlike smartphones, two-way radios provide instant communication with just a click of a button. Quick, stable and efficient communication is important in case you ever find yourself in an emergency.

Survival Supplies

Make sure your survival kit is complete before heading off into the Outback. Some of the essentials include tools like a wrench, work gloves, a map, a flashlight, a foldable shovel, a fire extinguisher, a hatchet and food and water. These may seem like a lot, but more is better. You don’t want to get struck in the middle of nowhere without anything to make the situation better.

Winching Accessory Kit

Don’t forget to bring winches, wire winch cables, tree-saver straps, a snatch block and winch controls, so you can remove your rig from sticky situations. This kit is for self recovery while off road.

Here at Outback Equipment, we can help you get the most out of your 4WD action. Our catalogue consists of a broad range of items, which ranges from towing equipment to 4×4 recovery accessories and camping tools. Contact us today, so we can discuss your off road driving needs.