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  Outback Travel Australia Website
Posted by: sirlezz - 18-12-2015, 08:21 PM - Forum: General chat - Replies (2)

Hi Guys

Dear Secretary - River City 4WD Club,
We've been flat-out this past month, testing many of the new 4WD wagons and utes that were released in late 2015.
We drove the new Toyota Fortuner and the HiLux, and we've done a five-vehicle comparison of extended-cab utes.
On the electrical front we checked out three pairs of Hella's latest budget-priced halogen driving lights and revealed LightForce's brand-new hybrid HID-LED combination. A test pair is on the way.
We also reviewed Redarc's breakthrough Manager30 battery management system that's lithium-battery-capable and we have one of these to test in our slide-on camper over coming months.
Bush Winch is an alternative to battery-powered winches and we gave one a thorough workout.
Tyre testing showed up some serious issues with Bridgestone's D674 mud-terrain tyre.
Following many requests from OTA site visitors we're running tag-along tours to Cape York in 2016: one is a no-camping, motel-accommodation trip and the other is an extreme experience, with 4WD skill challenges, visiting rarely-seen places. Both tag-along tours are designed to be instructional as well as highly enjoyable. Check out the tours at Discover Cape York.
Have a safe Xmas and New Year season - might see you on the Murray River!
Allan Whiting and the OTA Team.

Hi Guys got this email via Troopie Pete and thought you might like a read on all things Outback Australia

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  Landcruiser Mountain Park. LCMP has been SOLD!
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 13-12-2015, 02:30 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (1)

Proposed weekend getaway to Landcruiser Mountain Park.
Diaper road, Jimna.
Fees: $45 per night per vehicle / $30 per vehicle (day trip / day rate)
Pets are allowed.
Payments can be made at the main office. EFTPOS is available.

Post here with your interest to join this event.

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  Janowen Hills. March 5th & 6th.
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 13-12-2015, 01:41 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (6)

Proposed weekend getaway to Janowen Hills.
1953 Inverramsey road, Goomburra.
Camping fees: $12 per adult per night / $7 per child (5-15yrs) per night
4WD fees: $28 (1 to 8 days) if camping / $25 day rate.
Payments made at the shop 4km further up the road past the entrance to Janowen Hills. (Note: There is no EFTPOS).
Pets are allowed.

Post your interest for joining this event on this thread.

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  Gordon Country. Feb 20th & 21st.
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 13-12-2015, 01:13 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (3)

Proposed relaxing weekend getaway to Gordon Country.
2081 Inverramsey rd, Goomburra. (just down the road from Janowen Hills)
Normal tariffs: $15 per person per night.
4WD vehicles: $30 per stay.
Bookings and payments can be made online. Ensure to take your receipt with you.
Pets are allowed.

Post here with your interest to join this event.

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  December meeting
Posted by: Weatherman - 08-12-2015, 07:33 PM - Forum: General chat - No Replies

Hi all,  don't forget that the last meeting of the year is on tomorrow night.
Hope to see you there to talk about planning trips for next year.
If you can't make it, on behalf of the club we wish you a safe and happy xmas break.


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  Superior Engineering would like to support the River City 4WD club
Posted by: troopiepete - 19-11-2015, 06:44 PM - Forum: Vendor Advertising - Deals for members - Replies (1)

Hi Peter,
As a local,  Australian owned company, Superior Engineering would like to support the River City 4WD club.
We were wondering if the club would like to take up the opportunity, of getting ongoing discounts and also a bonus for the club itself.
Superior Engineering would like to offer the Club and its members a 10% discount on all purchases.
We’d also like to offer an annual bonus of $500 in stock or vouchers, if club purchases total over $5,000 each year.
We manufacture and sell a range of high quality, street legal suspension components and a whole range of 4WD accessories.
We also do fitting at both our Burpengary factory and Deception Bay store.
As an Ironman store, and stockist of gear like Piranha, Lightforce, ERPS, MSA and others, we will have all your 4WD needs covered.
We would also be happy to send staff members to a club meeting as in introduction, or even have a club night/bbq at the store, if you are interested.
If you are interested, or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at any time.
Matt Cook
Sales Manager
Extension 202

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  Discounted K.I.S.S. Drawer Slides
Posted by: troopiepete - 02-11-2015, 12:42 AM - Forum: Vendor Advertising - Deals for members - Replies (1)

We have received this flyer on the clubs email address, thought some of you may be interested.
They are only selling the white material that your draws can slid on - good stuff we actually use a similar material here at work and it is very hard wearing and ultra slippery and is a similar material to what is used in the industrial world for bearing surfaces when non metallic bearings are needed - mineral crushers is just one such item.
The Club has no ties to this company and do not endorse it but willing to let you guys know of it's existence.


Please check out our eBay listings under KISS draw slides or contact us by return e-mail with any questions you may have.
As you will see we have tried to keep our prices extremely affordable while still offering FREE postage to any location within Australia. However for taking the time to view this e-mail we would like to offer all your members an additional 10% discount on our already low, postage paid prices.
For any members wishing to purchase through our eBay listings all they need to do is 'Make An Offer' of 10% less on any one of our 'Fixed Price' listings and in the comments section state your CLUB NAME and we will honour the discount. For those wishing to purchase direct from our warehouse please contact us by e-mail. However to keep our costs down we do not have credit card facilities so payment is via electronic transfer or cheque. Anyone wishing to use their credit cards can still do so by purchasing via eBay.
Thank you again for your time & please note this offer is only valid until DEC 31st 2015. 

The Team at K.I.S.S.

Helen Brodie [helen@iptaust.com.au]

.pdf   KISS Flyer.pdf (Size: 574.12 KB / Downloads: 231)

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  Boonah / Duck Creek road day trip
Posted by: White Bush Pig - 27-10-2015, 08:43 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (9)

Hi All!
This day trip on Sunday 8th November will be lead by Steve (Weatherman).
Meeting at Hungry Jacks at Beaudesert at 8am for breakfast and leaving at 8.30am sharp.
Heading out to Boonah and then back through Beaudesert out to Duck Creek road, stopping around half way up at a picnic area for lunch.
(Remember to bring some gold coins for the donation box at the start to Duck Creek road, as approx. 5km is privately owned and these funds help towards maintaining the track).
After lunch continuing up the track to the end at O'Reilly's before returning back down Duck Creek road and then onto Beaudesert again.
This trip should not difficult, though if there has been a bit rain then Duck Creek road can get a bit slippery. Should just be a great Sunday drive.

Things to bring:
Recovery gear (should be standard anyway).
Own lunch and drinks.
Gold coins for donation.

UHF Club channel 28.

Reply on this thread if you are able to make it.

Kris (Trip Coordinator)

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  20160513 to 16th May - Fraser Cleanup 2016
Posted by: troopiepete - 11-10-2015, 10:42 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (38)

The dates have been confirmed!

This years Fraser Cleanup is set for Friday the 13th until Monday the 16th of May 2016..

So now you know and have less excuses as to why not to book the time.
Remember this long weekend is your chance to help the Island while getting your camping and access for free - oh you should also get a discount on the Barge.

Actual details are thin at this stage and will be updated as it gets closer to the date.

Updated list of people interested in going..

  • TroopiePete
  • POP - Merv & Margaret
  • Johynn
  • Daggy        
  • White Bush Pig (Kris)
  • airvicelec
  • Weather man - Steve & Wendy
  • Voodoo - Stewart
  • Paid in RED

    Please pay the $5 payment per vehicle ASAP
    Bank details - BSB 124001   Account Number 10199696
    Please email us your payment details.

    Now not Going:
  • Sirlezz

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  Glass House Mountains area access 4wd Qld
Posted by: sirlezz - 07-10-2015, 02:15 PM - Forum: General chat - No Replies

Hi Everyone Big Grin

This is the latest info from 4WD QLD on access to the GHM and Beerburrum forest Cool

.pdf   ghm_access_release_v1.pdf (Size: 2.8 MB / Downloads: 158)

read carefully to understand the ethics and responsibilities of driving in the area Tongue 

enjoy Wink

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Posted by: coyote 243 - 26-09-2015, 04:21 PM - Forum: New to the Forum - Please introduce yourself - Replies (8)

Just updated the old 80 series and was surfing the web to learn more about my new Toyota. 
found you lot and thought I would join up and see were it takes me.

Regards Mark

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  Driving Lamps including LED light bars Qld
Posted by: sirlezz - 23-09-2015, 06:42 PM - Forum: General chat - No Replies

Hi guys just got this off Facebook and it is the new Vehicle standards instruction 15.1 released September 2015 regarding the mounting of Led light bars on vehicles Angel

check it out for those of you who may have a bar attached to the top of your bullbar Angry

Great news for mounting of the roof rack Cool

.pdf   L152Drivinglampsv3.pdf (Size: 250.52 KB / Downloads: 165)

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  Oz Daddio New Daughter - Mary Elizabeth
Posted by: sirlezz - 16-09-2015, 01:35 PM - Forum: New to the Forum - Please introduce yourself - Replies (4)

Welcome to your outside world Mary Elizabeth born 12:26am Wednesday 16th you share your Birthday with Evelyn today 7lb 10 oz Heart

All the best to everyone in the Heufel Family and Welcome Mary Angel

check out Rivercity Facebook page for more details on the new arrival

OK Peter we would have cigars but it would kill us
just a nice catered dinner for the AGM will suffice hahahahahaha Big Grin


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  Sunday 20 September Mt Mee Reconnaissance run
Posted by: sirlezz - 12-09-2015, 10:24 PM - Forum: Past trips - Replies (8)

Weather Man and Sirlezz are planning a day trip to Mt Mee to suss it out for a future weekender trip

I have been there 3 time before but have never clocked it all and want to suss out some southerly tracks into the D'Aguilar Ranges if possible
also looking at at steep climb at Narangba as an option Undecided

Looking for only a couple of cars at max to join us or if you can comment on any spots of interest or options that you know about Idea for us to check out as well Cool

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Posted by: Ryan - 04-09-2015, 08:17 PM - Forum: New to the Forum - Please introduce yourself - Replies (3)

Hi all, Im Ryan, been looking for a 4wd club to join and get out and about with like minded people. i have a gu patrol that ive been building up since i got it at the start of the year. Ill get along to next Wednesday's meeting and say hello

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