• Smart Doors on a Jeep JK
    Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

    Smart Door Stops Review – Jeep JK Installation

    Instantly save $10 below! Install & Review of the Star Fabricating Jeep JK Smart Door Stops for 07-17 Jeep® WranglerIf you’re a Jeep JK owner you know the technique.  Sometimes when you open your door and you’re not getting out immediately, the foot goes down to [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Oil Pan Skid Plate
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    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 hole in your oil pan, it can happen.  At the [...]
  • Black Oak LED Installation and Review
    Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

    LED Lights Upgrade to Black Oak LED

    If you’re like me and you’ve owned many offroad vehicles over the years, you’re probably equipped your latest offroader acquisition with hand-me-downs from the previous generation 4×4’s.  For me I’m either trying to save money or make use of something removed from the trade-in.  The problem [...]
  • Black Oak LED Installation
    Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

    Black Oak LED Light Pods Install & Review

    Installation of the Black Oak LED Pods was pretty easy and straight forward thanks to the wiring harness Black Oak included with the light Pods. Each Pod comes with a complete wiring harness which included a built-in fuse, relay, & switch.  In our install we wanted [...]
  • Project Jeep CJ-7
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project Jeep CJ-7

    A number of years ago, I got the Jeep bug.  I even know when and where I was when the bug hit me.  I preparing to build something for the offroad, maybe a Toyota FJ-40 or an early Toyota pickup with a solid front axle, maybe [...]
  • Mike Cool's CJ3A Engine
    Readers Rigs

    Mike Cool’s 450hp NOS Injected 1950 CJ3A

    Mike Cool from Piketon Ohio sends in pictures of his sweet 1950 CJ3A. Mike has this to say about his CJ3A project.The Jeep had a rough life for some 8 years wheeling the local 4×4 haunts of southern Ohio and it was looking pretty rough [...]
  • Locking Differentials Explained
    Technical & Info

    How does a Locker Work? The Locking Differential Explained:

    A locking differential or locker is a variation on the standard automotive differential. A locking differential provides increased traction compared to a standard, or “open” differential by disallowing wheel speed differentiation between two wheels on the same axle under certain conditions.A locking differential is designed [...]
  • Engine Overheating
    Technical & Info

    Causes of an Overheating Engine

    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 SHROUD …. read more below… 1. RADIATOR CAP:The cooling system of an engine is designed as [...]
  • Winch Tech

    Winch Tech – Choosing a Winch that’s Right for You

       Purchasing a winch can be a daunting task especially if you are on a budget. Considering the job of a winch, which is to recover your vehicle when you are sometimes miles for civilization, you must make an educated decision as to which winch [...]
Jeep Shows

20th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Photos

July 23, 2015 0

 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

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 […]

All Breeds Jeep Show presented by PA Jeeps
Dusty Trails Blog

PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show 2014

July 18, 2014 0

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 […]

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation
In the Spotlight

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation – Bumper Removal

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X 3

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 [...]
MUD TIRE REVIEWS

Tire Size Guide – Does it Hit or Fit?

by Alan Cray in Mud Tire Reviews 2

The data below is derived from research, readers rigs, feedback by readers and from direct experience with vehicles we’ve owned over the years.  Not all possible 4×4 vehicles are listed nor are all possible combinations. [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Automotive and Offroad Parts List

    This section categorizes many popular Automotive and Offroad Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive and Offroad Parts related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog

    Do Solar Roads Have a Bright Future?

    Sustainability issues are at the forefront of the automotive industry and everyone seems to be looking for viable green and clean alternatives to internal combustion engines. With gas prices soaring there’s a focus on fuel [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    Southwest US 4×4 Off Road Clubs Directory

    The Southwest region includes: Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas.  4×4 Clubs are your best source for finding the best, legal places to 4-wheel and will typically have scheduled events.  Review [...]
  • Communications

    Wiring the Cobra CB Mic

    Wiring the Cobra Microphones  Model: 21, 25, 29, 89gtl,1000gtlStandard wiring: 1-Shield2-Audio3-Transmit4-ReceiveModel: 18RV, 19X,19PLUS, 20PLUSStandart wiring: 1-Audio4-Shield2-Transmit5-Receive3-N/CModel: 90, 140gtl, 142gtl,148gtl,2000gtl, 2010 Standart wiring: 1-Audio2-Shield3-Receive4-Switching Wire5-TransmitAstatic wiring: 1-Shield and Blue2-White3-Red4-BlackAstatic wiring: 1-White4-Shield and Blue2-Red5-Black3-N/CYellow-N/CAstatic wiring: 1-White2-Shield3-Black4-Blue5-RedYellow-N/CTuner: 1-Shield [...]
  • Vendors

    Automotive Fluids, Liquids, Oil, Synthetic Oils

    This section categorizes Automotive Fluids, Liquids, Oil, Synthetic Oils, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Fluids, Liquids, Oil and Synthetic Oil retailers.  If you have a [...]
  • Vintage CB Radios
    Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    CB Radio Articles

    History and General Information AboutCitizens’ Band RadioFrom the Origins of Citizens’ Band radio and it’s growing popularity in the 1970’s to the worldwide following today around the world, this article explains where CB radio came [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Fixing a Cracked Fingernail

    DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips … %#$@&!!*@  …and then a stream of obscenities followed…Inevitably it happens.  You’re wrenching away, working hard at a project when the wrench slips under full torque and comes to [...]
  • Vendors

    Toyota FJ Cruiser Parts and Accessories

    This section categorizes many popular Toyota FJ Cruiser Parts and Accessories, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Toyota FJ Cruiser Parts and Accessory related retailers.  If you have a [...]
Vendors

Automotive Tools, Work Benches, Air Tools, Welding

March 2, 2017 0

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

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 […]

  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    Daylight saving ended recently and with darkness reigning, it’s the perfect time of year to save significant scratch on lights for your rig. When you’re heading over the river [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Jeep Shows
    One of our favorite events of the year is the PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show.  In it’s 11th year, the show proved to be bigger and better than [...]
  • Vendors
    This section categorizes Automotive Restoration, Classic Cars, Auto Parts, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Restoration, Classic Cars and Auto [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Automotive Air Filters and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Air Filters related retailers.  If you have a [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    25 Dollar Sunroof

    February 15, 2016 0
    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …Looking for a Cheap alternative to installing a Sunroof? Try this on for size.You have to admit, a vehicle just looks better [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • No Picture
    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 [...]
  • Communications
    PARA DYNAMICS SWR METER INSTRUCTIONS       3-FUNCTION TEST INSTRUMENT – MODEL PDC 2IntroductionModel PDC 2 test instrument is a compact 3-function test meter designed to indicate the condition [...]

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