Suzuki 4wd Club - New Member Introduction - Please Read!

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Suzuki 4wd Club - New Member Introduction - Please Read!

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Suzuki 4wd Club of Victoria

Meeting Details:
Location: AMRA Hall - 92 Wills St Glen Iris opposite the train station.
7:45pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. We don't have a meeting in January

Membership Details:
New Member - $110 (Includes T-Shirt and Sticker)
Renewing Member - $95 (invoices sent out annually)
Temp Member Drivers and Passengers -$15
Interstate Member Driver - $60 (Includes T-Shirt and Sticker)
Interstate Temp Member Passenger - $15

Online Membership Form and Payment
Temporary Member Form

Bank Transfer Details are as follows:
BSB 033-305
A/C 880855

Make sure you include your name in the payment details.

The membership fees cover our 4wd Victoria Public Liability Membership and Insurance, along with the day to day cost of running the club
The membership year runs from June 30 to June 30
Non Members are welcome to attend 3 club trips before being asked to join.

Interstate Members are people who reside in a state outside of Victoria. Their Membership Cost is made up of the FWDVIC Fees, plus the cost of one T-Shirt and Sticker so they can look the part.

Membership Numbers:
Approx 100+ members.

Club Contacts:

Club Activities (Various):
The number of club activities will vary from year to year, but generally we will have:
Day Trips: 2 per month. Varying levels of difficulty, primarily in state parks within 2 hours of Melbourne.
Camping Trips: Approx 4 per year.
Social Activities: Approx 4 per year. Social Activities for this year have included Restaurant Dinners out, a day trip to the cbd for our budding photographers, a Tech Night for learning hands-on wrenching on your car, and go-karting to get the heart racing for a fun night out.

Club Activities (Annual):
There are several club activities that run every year.
March – Adventure Tour (Labour Day Weekend)
August – Snow Trip to Mt Skene
November – Zook Club Cup (Melbourne Cup Day)
December – Christmas Camping Weekend
Jan/Feb - Tech day

Getting Involved
The old-fashioned way to get involved is to come along to a club meeting, meet other members and find out about coming trips that you would like to attend.
You can also get involved by messaging a club member on this site who has posted up a trip, responding to their thread, or hitting us up on Facebook.

What do you need to attend a Club Trip:
The minimum equipment for anyone attending a club trip is as follows:
1 x snatch strap
2 x rated shackles
1 x fire extinguisher
1 x first aid kit
All of these items can be bought from your local 4wd Accessories shop, and are good to have items in your car whether you become a club member or not.

Trip standards:
We run trips from easy to hard. Our ratings work as follows:
Easy: No significant problems for inexperienced drivers and aimed at standard cars. Good introductory trip and suitable for anyone with any level of skill/experience. Unlikely that recovery would be required.
Medium: A reasonably skilled driver in a standard car will do fine. Mild off road upgrades such as small tyre diameter increase or more aggressive tread pattern will be helpful. Recovery is likely. Vehicle damage is unlikely.
Hard: A standard vehicle is unlikely to complete the trip. 31" tyres and at least one diff lock recommended. Vehicle damage is possible and might be difficult to avoid due to track conditions. In general, a trip will be rated hard if there are no bypasses for difficult obstacles.

Our most popular and best attended trips are medium trips. These generally offer a range of experiences to keep everybody entertained.

Vehicle Type:
We are primarily about the Suzukis, but we do accept non-suzuki 4wd vehicles also.
Please note that we do not allow motorbikes on club trips unless approved by the trip leader.

Club Magazine:

Club Driver Training:
No. But we do have options to practice recovery techniques at a private property the club has access to as well as many experienced club members willing to assist. Email to arrange
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