Namakwa Eco Trail a bucket list item ticked, right on our back door!

Tuesday, 14 February 2023

Shaun and Calvin (father and son), from Hutton Motors in Hermanus has been dreaming of doing the Namakwa Eco Trail for years, when they finally got the chance to live this dream, they shared their story with us. The Northern Cape’s Namakwa Eco Trail is South Africa’s longest official 4×4 route with over 600 kilometers

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Recently launched international 4×4 suspension brand gets rave reviews

Friday, 28 October 2022

Internationally acclaimed suspension brand, Raw 4×4’s recent launch in South Africa has 4×4 enthusiasts raving. The Raw 4×4 range, boasting heavy-duty shock absorbers, coil and leaf springs, polyurethane bushes and torsion bars, is designed and tested in Australia, which is known for its diverse and demanding terrain. Locally the suspensions have been put to the

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Why you can’t prime struts and shocks by hand

Monday, 18 October 2021

There are two basic shock designs, mono tube and twin tube. To function correctly twin tube struts and shock absorbers need to be primed, but not necessarily hand-primed. A twin tube strut and shock absorber design consists of two tubes, an outer reservoir tube and an inner working tube. These tubes are filled with oil

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4WDTouring Australia Project Hilux: Lifted with RAW 4×4 Nitro Max

Monday, 21 June 2021

Since 2012 4WDTouring Australia have been traveling across the country, featuring iconic Australian destinations like the Kimberley, the High Country and Cape York. To get to these flung destinations their vehicles need to be reliable. When they needed to upgrade the suspension on their Toyota Hilux touring vehicle the team at 4WDTouring approached RAW 4×4

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