• Jeep JK for a Jeep JL
    Jeep JL Rubicon Projects

    Project Gossamer. Building a Jeep Wrangler JL Rubicon

    I knew it was time.  I had seen and heard enough.  That test drive in my good friend Mike’s brand spanking new 2018 JL Rubicon put me over the edge.  When I found out what I could get for my 2014 Rubicon as a trade-in [...]
  • Top 5 Jeep JK Upgrades
    Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    5 great, inexpensive upgrades for your Jeep JK

    Whether you’re into Jeeps or not, you have to admit the Jeep brand has generated one heck of an aftermarket over the past few decades.  Almost any Jeep part or accessory imaginable has been (or will be) produced and sold to die-hard Jeep fans around the [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • winch troubleshooting
    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 [...]
  • Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

    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 [...]
Jeep Shows

20th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Photos

 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

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

 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

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 […]

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation
In the Spotlight

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation – Bumper Removal

by Offroaders Staff in Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

Bumper Removal, Prep for Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation In this article, we remove the factory Rubicon X bumper and prepare the frame for the Maximus-3 Winch Mount. Project Rubicon X is about to get a [...]

Projects & Installations

MT Tires on Rocks
MUD TIRE REVIEWS

What is a Mud Terrain Tire?

by Ralph Hassel in Mud Tire Reviews

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 [...]
  • Army Surplus
    Vendors

    Navy Surplus Suppliers

    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 [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Gear Box Bracket
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Saginaw Steering Gearbox Mounting Bracket

    Project Jeep CJ-7 – Installation of a Saginaw GearboxMounting a Gearbox Bracket That Means Business!With the installation of an AGR Superbox 2 and an AGR High Performance Power Steering pump to turn my Super Swampers, [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Non-Stick Stickers

    DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips  …Stickers that don’t Stick – Using Magnets to adhere Stickers … Here’s an idea for people who want to use a sticker but don’t like the idea of permanently [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Skid Protection
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Fabricating an Armored Jeep Skid Plate

    This Project CJ-7 article is about converting and armoring a Dana 300 skid plate to work with a Dana 20 transfer case.  An ounce of prevention is worth a few pounds of steel.  After hearing stories [...]
  • Project CJ-7 T18-A Clutch Fork Modiification
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    T18A Clutch Fork Modifications

    In swapping the T-18A onto this Jeep project, a good tip was passed onto me from Mike of www.Jeepfan.com.  This tip has to do with the stock clutch fork being used in the stock bell [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Oil Pan Skid Plate
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Skid Plate Protection For the Oil Pan!

    This relatively simply oil pan modification, though it’s being done on Project CJ-7, can be installed on almost ANY 4×4 with an exposed oil pan.  Though it may be a rare event to poke a [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog

    1953 Willys 8×8 Custom Jeep Build

    Sometimes the creativity of certain people is astounding. Have a walk around look at this 1953 Jeep Willys Overland 8×8 that went up for sale several years ago. Custom fabricated by renouned fabricator Dick Cook [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Swaybar
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Swaybar Modification

    Project Jeep CJ-7Swaybar ModsStock Jeep Swaybar & Scout Dana 44 Front Axle When using an uncut Scout Dana 44 front axle, a few issues for adapting the axle to the CJ frame came up.  One was [...]
  • Project CJ-7 U-Bolt Skid Plates
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Custom U-Bolt Plates with Skid Protection

    Project Jeep CJ-7   U-Bolt Skid PlatesFabricating Custom U-Bolt Plates with Skid ProtectionWith the job of a Dana 44 axle swap to the project CJ-7, came the need for new u-bolt plates.  Two things made stock [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Custom Suspension Systems

    This section categorizes Custom Suspension Systems and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Custom Suspension System retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should be listed, [...]
Vendors

Automotive Tools, Work Benches, Air Tools, Welding

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 […]

Army Surplus
Vendors

Navy Surplus Suppliers

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

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 […]

  • Driving & Recovery Techniques
    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 [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Automotive Seat, Ride Control, Waterproof, Custom and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof and Custom related [...]
  • Castor Correctors
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects
    Project CJ-7 ~ Scout II Dana 44 Axles Swap onto a CJ-7 FrameCastor Adjustment OptionsThis option will not correct ZERO degree castor but will help fine tune castor and [...]
  • Vendors
    This section categorizes Transmissions, Drive Train, Parts, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Transmissions, Drive Train and Parts retailers.  If you have a [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    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 [...]
  • Jeep Tub Restoration
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Auto Body, Fiberglass Tubs, Replacement Body Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Auto Body, Fiberglass Tubs and Replacement [...]
  • Electric marine winches
    Trailer & Towing
    After a long day out on the lake, the last thing you want to do is crank your boat onto the trailer by hand. Electric marine winches allow you [...]
  • Engine Overheating
    Technical & Info
    Top Twelve Things to Check When Diagnosing Overheating Problems … plus 4 more Bonus Tips!   RADIATOR CAP, WATER/COOLANT LEVEL, RADIATOR HOSE, THERMOSTAT, FAN BELTS, WATER PUMP, FAN CLUTCH, FAN [...]
  • Project Rubicon X
    Jeep JK Rubicon Projects
    Project Build of a Rubicon X Unlimited There’s no denying that the Jeep Rubicon is one of the most capable production vehicles ever to roll off the assembly line. [...]