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REWIND: Techniques to Avoid Getting Stuck!
Editor’s Note: Originally posted in 2017, we take a look back at timeless, tried and true techniques that work! Welcome to our 2nd installment of helpful information to get us on and off the trails safely! Taken from our friends at the Southern Four Wheel Drive Association where Off Road... Read more
A Great Time to Catch Up on Projects!
Editor’s Note: A special edition from our friend Tom Severin, President of Badlands Off Road Adventures, Inc. Did your world fall off a cliff? All this lounging around the house lately is getting to me. Too much slacking off, and I am developing bad habits. Getting up late, drinking... Read more
Cleaning Underneath the Hood of your Jeep!
A happy Jeep, is a clean Jeep! Especially when it comes to keeping things clean underneath the hood! Yesterday I posted a couple of quick images as I cleaned underneath the hood of “Golden Spike”, my 2004 Jeep LJ. After sharing the pictures on Instagram, I had a ton... Read more
A 2016 MetalCloaked JKU Rubicon – Shaft Service & More!
By:  Jerome Dziechiasz A 2016 MetalCloaked JKU  If you’re like me and you wait for the major industry events–luckily there are plenty throughout the year–to do your maintenance on your rig, then welcome to the club. Now I’m not proud nor condoning this type of bad behavior, especially when... Read more
Updated! Corner Travel Index (CTI) – What’s That?
Corner Travel Index or CTI measures a vehicle’s maximum axle/wheel articulation at the four corners of the vehicle, often referred to as “flex”. The CTI is used in the off-roading industry to quantify the axle/wheel articulation in order to compare the performance potential of a wide variety of vehicles and vehicle builds.... Read more
A Look At Toyo’s New Open Country A/T III Tires!
Toyo pulled out all the stops designing their new Open Country A/T III. They had to, as there are many excellent all-terrain tire choices available today, including Toyo’s own Open Country A/T II. Compared to the outstanding Open Country A/T II, the Open Country A/T III incorporates advances in... Read more
[pics&vids] Now Is The Time to Spring Clean That Jeep!
Now is the perfect time to be cleaning up that Jeep! We spring clean our homes, so why not spring clean your ride? With many if not all commercial car washes closed and since many states are under “Stay at Home” orders due to CoVid-19, please do your part... Read more
[pics] Let Us Give You a Hand! Installing Grab Handles!
It seems that every year getting up into the Jeep becomes more difficult. As we all want to run “forties” and higher suspension lifts, it only makes the problem worse. Most aftermarket cages add stout welded grab handles near the A-pillars to help give us something to hang onto,... Read more
[pics] Are You Ready To Rock? Rockstar Is Ready For Wheeling!!
Yeah…Yeah…I know everyone is stuck at home, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your rig ready! So what are you waiting for? Stop stressing and get your jeep ready to hit the trail! I know that I will be able to jump in and go as soon as... Read more
[pics] Jeep Project #342 – RockHard 4X4 Straight Across the Rear Bar
Those that know me will know that this goes against everything that is extreme offroad to me…but I need to explain. First off, the guys at RockHard 4×4 make an amazing product. I’ve known these guys for a LONG time and in fact, have run a number of their... Read more