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What Did You Do Last Night?
ALMOST LIKE RECOVERY MEETS “ICE ROAD TRUCKERS” Flashback story from 2015 and too good not to share now… Angles. Momentum. Confidence. Determination. Those four words have new meanings for me today. And, it turns out, that in the world of heavy recovery and towing, those are the only things... Read more
Trailer Upgrades, Tie Downs and Safety!
SAFELY SECURE YOUR GEAR Flashback product review for the trailer in all of us — it’s that time of year for towing and hauling.     Many of us transport our rigs to and from trails and off-road events. Whether its via an open deck trailer, an enclosed trailer,... Read more
Extreme Off-Road Campers from Conqueror!
MILITARY GRADE AND SAFARI TESTED FOR EXTREME OFF-ROAD CONDITIONS When it comes to basic “overlanding,” we typically think of taking our Jeep into the back country and being self sufficient…meaning we carry everything we need in our rig. But what about when you plan to be gone for an... Read more
Rock Crawling Is Back!
FLASHBACK REMEMBERING WE ROCK/DIRT RIOT FROM 2013 Out of all of the events that I have attended throughout the years, none provide the feeling of “belonging” like the events that Rich Klein and Shelley Krehbiel put together. It’s events like these that bring new blood, new spirit and new... Read more
What You Should Know About Your Mechanic/Off-Road Shop…
DIY — IS IT WORTH THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS? Have you ever asked yourself “Who do these guys think they are?”. Why do they think they can charge you $95 an hour or even more!? I mean it’s not like they are attorneys or doctors! They aren’t working towards... Read more
Flashback! Former Kings Battle for the KOH Crown [pics][vid]
Remembering KOH from last year — Hammertown is around the corner! The editors February 10, 2018 (Hammertown, CA) – For the second time in his off-road career, Jason Scherer climbed high on the podium at the 2018 Nitto King of the Hammers Powered by OPTIMA Batteries in Johnson Valley, California. Scherer... Read more
Quick Security For Your Jeep!
Security for your Glove Box, Brought to you by Tuffy… Do you have a soft top on your Jeep? Do you worry about keeping things safe when you’re away from your rig? Well, this plastic box isn’t going to keep anything safe! Tuffy Security Products has a bunch of... Read more
Replacing Your Exhaust Manifold/Header on a TJ/LJ
CHALLENGING BUT NOT DIFFICULT MANIFOLD SWAP Are you tired of your Jeep making that horrible ticking sound? Do you have an exhaust leak? Sometimes the “ticking” will start out loud when the engine is first started and will get quiet as it heats up, basically sealing the small leaks.... Read more
Bolt-On IFS/IRS Jeep Suspension!
A quick look at a BOLT-ON front and rear independent suspension for a Jeep JK, known as REX! REX is a bolt-on kit that replaces the solid axle with an independent suspension system. The patented differential allows extra long suspension arms and shafts within the original body width. The... Read more
A JL on Leaf Springs? Why Not?
UNOFFICIAL USE ONLY BRINGS IT AT SEMA Greg Henderson, the President of Unofficial Use Only, took a step back for one of their SEMA builds this year…back to utilizing some tried and true suspension systems on a brand new Jeep JL! According to Unofficial Use Only, the  J18 is... Read more