• BIG MEATS
    Technical & Info

    Differential Gear Ratio to Tire Size Guide

    This page is a Differential Gear Ratio Chart for comparing tire size to axle gear ratio and the combined effect on power and fuel economy.About this Engine RPM / Tire Size chart:The following chart of Tire sizes and axle gear ratios are meant to give a [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Another Cool Use For Hard Drive Magnets

    Here’s another tip from the Hard Drive Magnet Guy on how to make clever use of those Super Strong magnets found in every old hard drive.  Inside every hard drive is an extremely strong, nickel plated ceramic magnet.   Put that extreme magnetism to work and [...]
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    Winch Tech

    Winch Troubleshooting

    The following page lists many common problems encountered with 12 volt 4×4 and ATV winches that are used in off-road recovery situations. With each condition several possible causes are listed along with possible solutions to get your winch working again.  Also be sure to check out [...]
  • Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

    Great Jeeps aren’t bought, they’re built – Project Rubicon X

    Photo Caption: This is my 2014 Rubicon X as it rolls right now.  Time for Change… There’s an old saying that goes: Great Jeeps aren’t bought, they’re built.   Evidence of this can be found at any Jeep event. Events like the All Breeds Jeep Show , the Bantam [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Best thing since Super Glue

    Super Glue has its roots in World War II (1939-1945).  Scientists at Eastman Kodak were searching for a way to design better gun sights and stumbled upon the infuriating chemical concoction known as cyanoacrylates.  Infuriating because when they tried it they found the chemicals stuck to everything!  [...]
  • Driving & Recovery Techniques

    ATV Winching Techniques And Safety – How to Winch an ATV

    How to Use Your Winch – ATV and Recovery Winch Safety and TechniquesBy Jesse TaylorLearning how to winch out is an important off-road skill. If you’re a hardcore off-road enthusiast, no doubt you’re going to get stuck once in awhile. If you’ve got an ATV [...]
  • Driving & Recovery Techniques

    How do I use a Recovery Strap?

    The right recovery straps and how to use them can make the difference if you can pull your vehicle out safely or if you have to wait on a tow truck. A high-quality strap without hooks attached to it is the strap you want to [...]
  • Driving & Recovery Techniques

    Guide To Gearing Up For Offroad

    From Basic Equipment to Well Equipped. The following links take you down to Checklists below.The Basic ListSafety and SurvivalBeyond the Basic Offroad ChecklistVehicle Recovery ItemsTools ChecklistVersatile ItemsFor the VehicleFor the Serious OffroaderBasic Camping / Extended Stay List 25 Tips to do before going OffroadBasic TipsAlways travel [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    How to dry out a wet smartphone the right way. No, not with rice.

    When my 10-year-old daughter presented me with her wet smartphone and said it’s acting “glitchy”, I looked down to see a dripping wet smartphone with a screen that was shorting out doing some really weird things on the display.  I immediately went into multitasking action, shutting [...]
  • Technical & Info

    Tire Terminology – Lots of Information about Tires

    Offroaders.com Guide to Tire Terminology.   Whether you are sizing up your next Mud Tire or buying new tires for your trailer, a guide to understanding the terms used in the tire industry will help you make an educated decision.  This guide defines commonly used tire [...]
Jeep Shows

20th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Photos

July 23, 2015 1

 On the next three pages you’ll find hundreds of photos from the 2015 All Breeds Jeep Show! The All Breeds Jeep Show, presented by PA Jeeps and held July 18 & 19th 2015 was bigger and […]

Jeep Shows

Jeeps Storm the York Fairgrounds

July 20, 2015 0

The threat of storms passing through the York area didn’t seem deter anyone from arriving early day-1 of the show.  We pulled into the fairgrounds early Saturday morning amazed at how many Jeeps already occupied […]

Jeep Shows

Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2015

June 21, 2015 0

 The fifth annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival was one for the record books with record attendance, record vendor turnout, record numbers of Jeeps in every event and even an official  Guinness World Record for the […]

Butler Jeep Invasion 2015
Jeep Shows

Butler Jeep Invasion 2015

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Immediately following the Guinness World Record shattering Jeep Parade came the Butler Jeep Invasion of Downtown Butler PA.  After a world record breaking 2420 Jeeps paraded through downtown Butler, Jeeps began parking along the stretch of […]

Projects & Installations

MT Tires on Rocks
MUD TIRE REVIEWS

What is a Mud Terrain Tire?

by Ralph Hassel in Mud Tire Reviews 0

Mud Tires – MUD TIRES or MT are as you might have gathered from the name, designed to perform most specifically in the mud. But when you look at the tread design of many mud [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive Accessories

    This section categorizes many popular Automotive Accessories and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Accessory related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should be listed, send [...]
  • Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

    Maximus-3 Hook Anchor & Hawse Fairlead Install

    It was now time to install the Maximus-3 Hook Anchor & our Rubicon Express Billet Aluminum Hawse Fairlead. Because our winch installation is centered, we will want our Hawse Fairlead to be centered also. The [...]
  • Garage and Project Tips
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project CJ-7 – Project & Garage Tips

    Project CJ-7 – A few Project & Garage TipsOver the years I have been asked by people who are going to undertake a rebuild of a Jeep, what I might suggest to help get the project [...]
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    Vendors

    Soft Tops, Hard Tops, Bikini Tops, Jeep Tops

    This section categorizes many popular Soft Tops, Hard Tops, Bikini Tops, Jeep Tops and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Soft Tops, Hard Tops, Bikini Tops and Jeep Tops [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    4×4 Clubs and Finding Trails

    If you’re looking for new places to wheel and new people to go four wheeling with your best sources are to find a club local to your region and research Offroad Parks.  Most clubs know [...]
  • All Breeds Jeep Show presented by PA Jeeps
    Dusty Trails Blog

    PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show 2014

    If Jeeps, Jeeps and more Jeeps are your thing, you won’t want to miss this years All Breeds Jeep Show presented by PA Jeeps!  July 19th and 20th 2014 This year’s 19th annual event will be [...]
Vendors

Automotive Tools, Work Benches, Air Tools, Welding

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This section categorizes Automotive Tools, Work Benches, Air Tools, Welding and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Tools, Work Benches, Air Tools and Welding related retailers.  If you have […]

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Vendors

Navy Surplus Suppliers

March 2, 2017 0

This section categorizes many popular Navy Surplus Suppliers and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Navy Surplus Supplier related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should […]

performance chips
Vendors

Automotive Computer Chips

March 2, 2017 0

This section categorizes many popular Automotive Computer Chips and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Computer Chips related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should be […]

  • Project Jeep JK Rubicon X
    Allow me to shed some light. A lot of decisions are based on past experience. This install starts with one of those experiences from probably 15+ years ago. That [...]
  • Driving & Recovery Techniques
    From Basic Equipment to Well Equipped. The following links take you down to Checklists below.The Basic ListSafety and SurvivalBeyond the Basic Offroad ChecklistVehicle Recovery ItemsTools ChecklistVersatile ItemsFor the VehicleFor [...]
  • Project Jeep JK Rubicon X
    Home stretch of the project! Only a few more steps and we’ll be looking at the completed makeover of our Rubicon X front end! We still have yet to [...]
  • Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Winches, Winch Accessories and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Winches and Winch Accessories related retailers.  If you [...]
  • Industry News
    Superwinch ROAM – An App for Winching ROAM™ by Superwinch, an interactive smartphone application, heralds a new era in winching. The system provides not only full control but puts [...]
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    Vendors
    This section categorizes 4×4 Body Armor, Skid Plates, Body Protection and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find 4×4 Body Armor, Skid Plates and [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Axle Swap Custom Front Spring Hangers
    Project Jeep CJ-7
    Project Jeep CJ-7   Scout II Dana 44 Axles Swap onto a CJ-7 FrameFabricated Leaf Spring HangersInstalling the Front Leaf Springs HangersBelow is the whole set of hangers.  Gussets have been [...]
  • Jeep Shows
       Held in York PA this would be the 7th year of the All Breeds Jeep Show.  This Jeep show / Jeep event is fast becoming the most popular [...]
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    Vendors
    This section categorizes many Automotive Glass, Windshields, Safety Glass and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Glass, Windshields and Safety Glass [...]