Greg Bell

Greg Bell
I am a keen off-road enthusiast and driven entrepreneur from Brisbane. Based in southeast Queensland, my mates and I travel all over the east coast of Australia chasing extraordinary tracks. For expert advice and all the best gear at incredible prices, check out my business page at www.facebook.com/Flexible4WDSolutions

Easter fun at Levuka 4×4 Park

easter at levuka 4x4 park

LAST month we signed off our article expressing our hope to be able to speak about the final stages of getting our 80 Series LandCruiser on the road. Well, sadly we haven’t fulfilled our wishes, but from no fault of our own. Long story short, we are still waiting on a response from Queensland police about our surrogate VIN. Regardless, …

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80 Series Toyota LandCruiser build

THOSE who follow our Flexible 4WD Solutions Facebook page will likely be aware we recently bought a new project in the form of an 80 Series Toyota LandCruiser. Back in November we saw an ad on Facebook for a tough-looking 80 Series that needed some work. Now when we saw this ad, we were already thinking about selling our Patrol …

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Independent front suspension versus solid axle – what to buy?

solid axle

THOSE who have been around the four-wheel-drive community for any extended period would have likely entered into or seen some kind of debate around independent front suspension versus solid axle. For those who have only just stepped into the community, trust me, you’re bound to experience it too. But what are IFS and solid axles and why is this an …

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Exploring Landcruiser Mountain Park

landcruiser mountain park

LANDCRUISER Mountain Park, the old-faithful, much-loved and extremely well-known four-wheel-drive park is situated at Jimna, an hour north of Kilcoy. This month we dive into not only our most recent trip to ‘Cruiser’ but also some of the reasons the 4WD community adores this spectacular property. With over 200km of tracks spread across 10,000 acres, Cruiser provides entertainment for everyone from …

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Swan Gully Park 4WDing trip

Swan Gully Park

IF you’re chasing an adrenalin rush or want to go four-wheel-driving on some of the steepest, toughest tracks, then Swan Gully Park is for you. In the past month we made the hour-long drive from Brisbane out to Swan Gully with the single goal of driving a track I was forced to turn away from two years ago. To start …

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Picturesque drive to Queen Mary Falls

Queen Mary Falls

QUEEN Mary Falls is one of southeast Queensland’s most iconic day trip destinations. Located within Main Range National Park, this waterfall is one of those spectacular locations that satisfies the need for adventure. The trip to Queen Mary Falls is an extremely picturesque drive, though if travelling from Brisbane you will be cruising on blacktop to get there. However, don’t …

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Janowen Hills 4WD Park

Janowen Hills

Later in the day, we were cruising along when we heard a call over the UHF that one of the guys in our group had gone off on his own and found himself stuck in a rocky section with his steering completely locked up. Ben went to his aid while I talked him through a checklist of symptoms. I was …

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Easter ecstasy at Levuka 4×4 Park

milk carton levuka 4x4 park

Usual quiet sounds of the bush and birds chirping away were mixed with the squeals of young children enjoying Easter egg hunts all around. This day was extra special for me, as my mother was going to come four-wheel-driving with me. This day had a five-year build-up.I have spent an extraordinarily large amount of time trying to convince my mother …

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4WDing the Glasshouse Mountains

4wding glasshouse mountains

For novices, this track appears simply insane and undrivable, which alone motivates some very courageous (crazy?) people to attempt it. The bottom half of this track is called Little Red, and it also appears to be a pretty difficult track, however for those with some experience picking the right lines and with somewhat capable rigs, this track can be conquered …

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4WD road trip to Rockhampton

4wd trip to rockhampton

As we all know, domestic animals aren’t permitted within our national parks, so with the day looking to reach an easy 39C, we set the dogs up in our friend’s backyard with plenty of shade and water before heading off for the day. The track to Stockyard Point is extremely easy for the first 20-odd minutes, with just a few …

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