Monday, May 30, 2016

Charouleau Gap Displays Arizona Mountain Views

Just northeast of Tucson, Arizona, lie the Santa Catalina Mountains in the Coronado National Forest. It was here we would explore Charouleau Gap.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Lower gears can offset the downside of larger and heavier tires and wheels

Minimize the concessions made when adding larger tires by adding lower gears.

Mailbag - Jp reader letters to the editor

Are you a reader of Jp? Send us your letters and and tellus what you like or hate about us!

Drivetrain Gearing Choices for Fast & Slow

How to choose drivetrain gearing with pro/cons of different transmission/transfer case/crawl box/axle ratios to move your rig fast or slow.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

This Red 2008 JK Rubicon is Not Too Hot, and Not Too Cold, but Just Right - Jp Dirt 'N Drive

Dana Jones and Jean Mitchell drove their 2008 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon all the way from North Carolina to Las Vegas to join us for the 2016 Jp Dirt 'N Drive presented by Jeep.

Silverado Prerunning Tow Rig | 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 Pickup | Jeep Concept Details

Silverado Prerunning Tow Rig | 1974 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45 Pickup | Jeep Concept Details and more in this week in review.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Giant UTV Parts & Accessories Guide

Buyer's guide of parts and accessories for UTV and ATV off-roading.

Whoops! - Raising Kane Carnage

On a trail in Kane Creek, Moab, this reader experienced some carnage when backing up off a ledge he couldn't see. Whoops!

How to Build an NP203/205 Doubler For A 4L80E Transmission

Adding an NP203/205 dual-transfer case “Doubler” setup to a 4L80E is a great way to add much needed gearing without winding the motor out on the way to the trail.

Overland Expo, West 2016 Huge Photo Gallery

Enjoy this huge gallery of photos and a video of a winching demonstration from Overland Expo, West 2016.

16 Ways To Beef Up Your Axles

Want to beef up you axles? There are plenty of parts available to make your axles stronger, sturdier, and better at maintaining traction. Here's where to find them.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Overland Buyer's Guide - Best Products for Your Next Expedition

The latest in overland and expedition products.

The Oldest Surviving “Jeep”: 1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No.1 Pygmy - Video

The team at the Historic Vehicle Association recently paid a visit to the U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Alabama, where the oldest known “jeep” currently resides: the 1940 Ford Pilot Model GP-No. 1 Pygmy

Monday, May 23, 2016

You Don't Need to Be Rich to Overland - What It Takes to Be an Overlander

Anyone can go on an expedition on any budget. Here's a list of what we think it takes to be a successful overlander.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Nuts & Bolts: Doomsday Cruiser 70-series Land Cruiser

A reader considers welding the cab to the frame on his 70-series Land Cruiser.

Testing the New Pro Comp A/T Sport

We mount up and test the new Pro Comp A/T Sport on Rosco P. Drivetrain in a number of different environments and off-road scenarios.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Nuts & Bolts: Which Wheel Width?

A wheeler with a 2000 Jeep TJ wonders which wheel width would be best for perfomance and looks, 8 or 10 inches.

20 Worst 4x4 Stucks | 2018 Jeep Wrangler Turbo I-4 | Super Duty Trail & Tow Rig

20 Worst 4x4 Stucks | 2018 Jeep Wrangler Turbo I-4 | Super Duty Trail & Tow Rig and more in this week in review.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Jeep Grand Cherokee Production Stalled Due to…Steering Wheel Shortage?

Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee production was stalled this week due to a steering wheel shortage.

Toyota 4Runner Loses All Four Wheels After Jiffy Lube Brake Service

We've all heard the horror stories of going to the local quick-lube and vehicles leaving worse than when they came in, but Carl brewer's experience at a Bakersfield, California.

Devil's Highway: Exploring the Remote Camino del Diablo

We spend two days exploring the Arizona desert between Ajo and Yuma on the famous El Camino del Diablo trail.

FCA recalls Jeep Wrangler because airbags might not deploy

Off-roading them might exacerbate the problem.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Jeep Grand Cherokee Battles International Pickup in Tug-of-War - Video

Tug-of-war battles have been going on almost as long as the internal combustion engine has been around, but YouTube user James Green caught one of the most unique battles we've seen

A.R.E.'s Topper Turns Our Tacoma Into a Mini RV

Adding A.R.E.'s topper to our Tacoma for lockable storage and lodging.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Trail's End: Mud Complicates the 2000 Isuzu Challenge in Patagonia

Heavy rain created a muddy quagmire at the 2000 Isuzu Challenge in Patagonia.

4xForward by 4xFred - Bed & Breakfast in the Back Seat

In this 4xForward by 4xFred - Having room and supplies to get some sleep in your 4x4 is optimal use of the vehicle.

1990 Volkswagen Vanagon DOKA - German for Crew Cab

Diesel power, locking differentials, and a truck bed make this 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon one capable rig.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Jeep recalling 37k+ Grand Cherokees over shift interlock problem

Issue could cause the transmission to become stuck in Park or Neutral.

Iceland's Formula Offroad Proves You Can Do Backflips and Drive on Water - Video

Off-road racing takes guts, whether it's hillclimbs in custom buggies or blasting through the whoops at 130 mph in a Trophy truck, just like BJ Baldwin.

Friday, May 13, 2016

2015 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon - A Pearl Of A 4x4

Ron Friemel's 2015 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon may look stock, but it's set up with just enough mods to make a fun trail rig for the family.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bringing A Wireless Network to The Outback One Toyota Land Cruiser at a Time - Video

Wireless communication may seem like it's nearly everywhere. In reality it's not, and in Australia, one of the least densely populated countries on earth, there are vast expanses of land that still lack cellular coverage.

How to make your Moab Easter Jeep Safari awesome

2016 Moab Easter Jeep Safari: How to make your vacation awesome

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Bubba Rope Returns as Official Recovery Rope of Ultimate Adventure 2016 #UA2016

We're happy to announce that Bubba Rope is returning as the Official Recovery Rope for Ultimate Adventure 2016.

Fullsize 4x4s invade Easter Jeep Safari - 2016 Fullsize Invasion

The 2016 Fullsize Invasion was bigger than ever, proving to all the Jeepers out there you don't have to have a Jeep to have fun at Easter Jeep Safari in Moab.

75 Years of Jeep Part 6: The Chrysler Years (1987-1998)

In part six of our on-going series, 75 Years of Jeep, we discuss the Chrysler years from 1987 to 1998.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Suzuki Samurai and Sidekick Spotter's Guide

A guide to the Suzuki Samurai and Sidekick. Learn everything you need to know before buying one of cheap and simple 4x4s.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Tread Lightly! is Ready For Adventure With 5 Fantastic Trails to Wheel

With the snow melting and days growing longer, it's time to pack up the rig and hit the road for some adventure.

The Best of Four Wheeler Top Truck Challenge

The Best of Four Wheeler Top Truck Challenge and never-before-seen photos.

Forum Find: This Cummins-Powered 1958 Power Wagon Ambulance is One We Want to Ride in

While checking out the latest offering from bringatrailer.com, we stumbled upon this awesome restomodded 1958 Dodge Power Wagon Ambulance currently for sale in Arizona.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

2000 Jeep XJ Cherokee - Better Cherokee The Second Time Around

We offer for your viewing pleasure this caged 2000 Jeep XJ Cherokee built for trail and travel, with 40-inch tires, a linked suspension, and a crawl box

Your Support Needed to Allow Fullsize OHRVs at Jericho Mountain State Park

Right now there is current legislation that you can help SAN get signed into law: New Hampshire H.B. 1170 that allows fullsize off-highway recreational vehicles on the trails at Jericho Mountain State Park