Types of north

The three main types of north are: • Magnetic North – is north as defined by a compass or the magnetic pole of the world. Magnetic north is currently somewhere in the Hudson Bay in northern Canada and is moving northwest at about 40km per year. However, do not expect it to end up in […]

Reader views: OBD scanners

It’s my view everyone should own an OBD scanner, and you can read why on Motofomo. My readers by and large are of the same view, as you can see here: Michael Haworth I run one and use it on most trips to monitor transmission temp, exhaust gas temp, and DPF status. I often tow […]

Should I buy a TDV8 Rangie Sport?

Hello Thanks for having such a useful website, I look forward to your updated book coming out in August. I’m looking to get my first 4×4 and my wife wants something that isn’t ‘like a trunk to drive’ with a few nice options (leather seats, sat nav, sun roof etc). Given my budget we are […]

Tyre problems

A reader wrote in to Overlander to thank us for the tyre guide. Unfortunately, the tyre shop fitted the wrong tyres.  It was sorted out in the end…. Regular readers may recall a letter from ‘Squizz’ thanking us for our comprehensive tyre guide as in it we had listed the Cooper STT in 275/65/R18, and […]