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John Rooth
Photo Credit: Matt Fehlberg

John ‘Roothy’ Rooth is the best-known bush mechanic in Australia. His cheeky style of driving, ability to keep an old truck running and comical bush cooking segments for over fifteen years of 4WD Action presentations have earned him a place in the hearts and minds of Australia’s bush-loving demographic.

Books by John Rooth

Out of Range

Australia’s favourite bush mechanic takes you ‘off road’ and ‘out of range’ on the best 4WD adventures in Australia.

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Heading west

John 'Roothy' Rooth detours to the Kimberley, home of the shapely boab tree.