Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Jeeps In The Trees: Forest Fest 2016

The Inland Empire 4 Wheelrs' big annual event, Forest Fest, brought hundreds of Jeeps to the forests of Big Bear for 2016.

2008 Toyota Tacoma EBC Brake Upgrade

We upgrade the brakes on our 2008 Toyota Tacoma with EBC slotted rotors and Greenstuff pads for piece-of-mind and performance.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Ultimate Adventure 2016 - Day 5 Recap #UA2016

Mid-week of Ultimate Adventure is usually when the group gels as a team, ready to lend a hand when and where ever needed. 2016 has been no different.

New Products For Your Jeep

New Products to make your Jeep cooler, faster, safer, or all of the above.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Clean Air: Good For Tree Huggers and Engines

Jeep engines (all engines, really) need cool air to run at their best, but if that air is not clean, sooner or later that engine won't run at all.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Ultimate Adventure 2016 - Day 4 Recap

For 2016, Ultimate Adventure has done something it never has before, return to a trail it has run before.

Rubicon Express Gives Jeeps Longer Legs - 2004 LJ Wrangler

We install a Rubicon Express suspension underneath our 2004 LJ Wrangler for better on- and off-road adventures.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Ultimate Adventure 2016 - Day 3 Recap #UA2016

There may not have been a whole lot of dirt on today's installment of Ultimate Adventure 2016, but there will be ample opportunity to make up for it on Day 4.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

2016 Overland Expo West 4x4s: Cool Vehicles And Capable Campers

Cool 4x4 camping vehicles from the 2016 Overland Expo West in Mormon Lake, Arizona

Ultimate Adventure 2016 - Day 2 Recap #UA2016

True to Ultimate Adventure form, the first road day of 2016 and its record-setting heat didn't end until nearly 15 hours after it began.

2016 Overland Expo West: All Things Off-Road Camping

2016 Overland Expo West: Looking to improve your off-road camping game, go here.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jeep Fun At The Cal4Wheel Hi Desert Round-Up

Jeepers enjoy the Memorial Day Weekend At The Cal4Wheel Hi Desert Round-Up

Ultimate Adventure 2016 Check-In and Arrival #UA2016

Dedicated four-wheelers converged on the starting point of the 2016 Ultimate Adventure from all over the country to take part in the off-road adventure.

Monday, June 20, 2016

The 500,000-Mile Jeep - 1987 YJ Wrangler

This 1987 Jeep YJ Wrangler has more than 500,000 miles on its odometer, but is still on the trail and running rings around other rigs.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Third Report: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 Long-Term Evaluation

Third report of our yearlong test of the 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk.

Nena Knows Jeeps - It's a dirty job, but somebody has to do it

In this edition of Nena Knows Jeeps, Nena discusses how to get certified as an off-road trail spotter, guide, and driving instructor.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Take a peek inside Jeep's Compass, Patriot replacement

Coming later this year, possibly with "Compass" name.

Chevy vs Ford | Top 10 Project Vehicle Mistakes | M-Sport Ranger Raptor

Chevy vs Ford | Top 10 Project Vehicle Mistakes | M-Sport Ranger Raptor and more in this week in review.

Jeep Lighting with Rigid Industries Radiance LED

The new Rigid Industries Radiance LED lightbar line offers an appealing backlit style and a broader beam sweep that's ideal for trail use

Find of the Week: Perfectly Restored 1946 Willys CJ-2A

This 1946 Willys CJ-2A Very Early Civilian Model that's for sale on eBay has undergone a nut and bolt restoration that is in better shape than when it came off the assembly line in '46.

Articulating The Point - A 1920s British take on the legendary FWD Model B

The 1920s FWD Model B R.46 and R6T show you that articulation was not a new concept at the dawn of all-wheel drive.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Jeep & Harley-Davidson unveil the Renegade Hell's Revenge

Celebrates the 25th anniversary of the European H.O.G. Rally.

Limited-Edition 2016 Ram Rebel Gets Moparized

The Ram Rebel is already quite a truck from the factory. It won our 2016 Pickup Truck of the year award last year. Nonetheless, the team at Mopar saw an opportunity to give it that special touch.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Top 10 Project Vehicle Mistakes - You Can Learn the Easy Way or the Hard Way

Avoid these common mistakes on your next 4x4 project vehicle.

Westin is Giving Away LED Lights With Their New HDX Bumpers

Westin Automotive recently introduced their new line of burly HDX front bumpers that mean business, and as a bonus to customers who purchase one, they will get a set of two 10-inch LED lightbars that will brighten their adventures completely free.

Celebrate 75 Years of Jeep at the Inaugural Omix-ADA Jeep Heritage Expo

To celebrate 75 years of Jeep, the team from Omix-ADA is putting on a huge expo at their Suwanee, Georgia, headquarters, where more than 250 modern and historic Jeeps will be on display.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

M-Sport Turns A Ford Ranger Into Mini Raptor

Its latest creation, the M-Sport Ranger, is built for taking on the dirt with ease by taking the performance of the legendary Ford Raptor and stuffing it into a smaller package.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Even The SWAT Team Wanted To Drive The USSV Rhino GX

When we drove the USSV Rhino GX paramilitary vehicle at a secret law enforcement training location, even the SWAT team practicing their moves wanted to take the wheel.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Illuminate Your Winch Spool At Night With LED Strip Lights

Nighttime winch spool illumination using an aluminum LED strip light.

Mighty 1943 WWII Military Jeep

This unique 1943 WWII Military Jeep has the chops to conquer just about any trail, including the Escalator Trail in Moab, Utah.

Underhood Daylight: Light Up Your Engine With LEDs

Underhood engine lighting using a low-cost, waterproof rigid aluminum LED strip light.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Firing Order: Goodbye And Hello

Last time, Firing Order said goodbye to Christian Hazel. This time is days hello to Ken Brubaker.

Jeep Forward Control (FC) Roundup 2016

At the 2016 Jeep FC (Forward Control) Roundup, there were restored, unrestored, parts, and pieces of Jeep FCs as far as the eye could see.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

International Harvester's Corvette - A future Scout, left in the past

This "future" International Scout made the major leagues but the team was disbanded before it went to bat.

Nuts & Bolts - Which Front Locker Fits This Ford?

We advise a reader with a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport about how he might add a front locker.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Quadratec LED Headlight & Lightbar Review

Find out how LED lights can transform your night driving experience with the Quadratec headlight and lightbar.

Nuts & Bolts - Fix for Ford 6.0L Oil Cooler

We advise a reader who is having problems with the oil cooler in their 2005 Ford F-250.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Just Right Red JK | Overland Expo, West 2016 | 2017 Volkswagen Amarok

Just Right Red JK | Overland Expo, West 2016 | 2017 Volkswagen Amarok and more in this week in review.

Nuts & Bolts - Exchanging Transmission Fluid Without a Dipstick

A reader suggest that someone with a late-model Ram could use a transmission exchange machine to exchange fluid.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Announcing Rugged Radios as the Official Communications of the 2016 Ultimate Adventure #UA2016

We announce Rugged Radios as the official communications of the 2016 Ultimate Adventure.

Easy electrical upgrades for any 4x4

Easy electrical upgrades for any 4x4: Power system modifications you can make at home.

Find of the Week: Nearly Original 1968 Chevrolet C-10 Short Bed 4x4 Manual

There is something about a classic single-cab short bed pickup with a V-8 that reminds us of a simpler time, and this 1968 Chevy C-10 4x4 short-bed pickup has us wearing rose-colored glasses.

Nuts & Bolts: Clutch for a 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500

We advise a reader with a 2003 Silverado 1500 which clutch she might buy that's made in America.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Nitto Adds New Ridge Grappler To Tire Lineup

Nitto has been making extremely capable and durable tires that thrive in the dirt and on the street, and the company's impressive Grappler lineup of light-truck tires just got a new addition: the Ridge Grappler.

Auxiliary LED lighting for special applications

A guide to special-purpose LED lighting applications for trucks and 4x4s: bulbs, strips, worklights and more.

Mercedes-Benz Professional G Wagon is Built For Off-Road Work

The Mercedes Benz G350 is known for its off-road prowess, and the newly updated G350d Professional model adds to the off-road functionality of this trail conquering SUV.