Achieving the maximum potential of your diesel tuning with Trundles – Part 3

Once you have completed the required servicing and maintenance on your pride and joy its now time to get it  tuned! There is always a few points worth thinking about when taking it to the Dyno. Initially I would recommend always having the vehicle tuned on the Dyno followed by being run on the road with a wide band to ensure that the tune is accurate under all types of load. If the company you are dealing with does not use or own a Dyno I would be very cautious due to when…

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Port Waikato – Further restricted access

Due to a recent rise in activity down at Port Waitkato which has the locals up in arms, the Port Waikato dunes is currently being assessed for a locals only permit onto the main access roads to the beach. Permits are meant to be given to those that can prove that they are local residents. This comes in the wake of a rise in 4wds accessing the beach and dunes and the last straw effectively being several trucks being left stranded then 1 being vandalized with rubbish strewn over the…

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Amazing Ahipara

Another Nz4wheelers trip: As Queen’s birthday arrived and we officially clicked over into the Winter season, colder southerly winds and frequent showers as expected make getting a group of people together to go overlanding somewhat more challenging. Having done Pouto four/five times already, we were keen do something different and after watching a video from NZ 4WD and the Kaitaia 4×4 club heading through the Gumfields track in Ahipara, it was an easy choice and our destination was chosen. A smaller than usual group of three trucks left Auckland mid-day…

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