August 14, 2022
  • diatribe

    4-Year Review of the Toyota FJ Cruiser

       Ask 100 non-FJ owners what they think of the FJ Cruiser and you can bet there will be more “Love it” or “Hate it” than answers of indifference.  Why? Probably because the FJ is so unique.  But narrow your survey group down to FJ owners and [...]
  • p-metric tire size conversion to inches
    Technical & Info

    P-Metric Tire Sizes – P-Metric to Inches Conversion Chart

    Offroaders.com Guide to P-Metric Tire Sizes, Conversion Chart and Tire Terminology – P-Metric to InchesThe following chart lists common p-metric tires sizes and the converted tread width and the actual tire height in inches.  The values shown are calculated measurements based on the p-metric formula, [...]
  • 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!  [...]
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 […]

In the Spotlight

Reinstall Bumper & Maximus-3 Hoop Bar

by Offroaders Staff in Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

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 install the Maximus-3 Auxiliary Light Brackets, [...]

Projects & Installations

Jeep CJ-7 AGR Steering Pump and Gear Install

AGR Power Steering Gearbox Install

Jeep CJ-7 Projects
Project Jeep CJ-7 Installation:AGR Saginaw Power Steering Gear AGR High Performance Pump This documentation is meant to assist you in your installation and provide a few recommendations.  Be sure to READ and FOLLOW the manufacturer’s installation guide [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

CJ Flipping the Tie Rod & Drag Link

A Simple yet very effective method of protecting your tie rod from impact with rocks and things, is to raise the tie rod up.  Raising the Drag link also reduces bump-steer, a side effect of [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

Dana 44 Rear Axle Swapped onto a CJ-7 Frame

Continuing on from the front axle prep, the rear axle’s spring pad angle recorded and spring pads were removed.  That was followed up by an inspection of differential and rear drum brakes to make sure [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    12 Volt Wiring: Wire Gauge to Amps

    12 Volt Wiring Gauge Requirements at specific Amps to length for Automotive Electrical Systems   …   Wire uses the measurement of gauge to determine the size of the wire. The larger the wire, the smaller [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Get a Grip with this Floor Jack Mod

    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips  –  Lifting a Vehicle and Protecting the contact surfaceWhen you are jacking up a vehicle with a hydraulic floor jack, sometimes you have to position the jack in odd [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Cheap Radiator Protection
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Project Jeep CJ-7 Radiator Protection

    Using 6 bucks worth of material to protect a 300 dollar 3-core radiator and to cool the V8 Engine. When looking at the grill of my 78 CJ-7, the one thing that just stuck out like [...]
  • Maximus-3 Winch Mount Install
    Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

    Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation

    In this segment we install the Maximus-3 Winch Mount. With the frame prep work completed, we were about to install new parts! The Winch Mount is a solid, heavy plate with impressive precision laser cutting [...]
  • Mud Tire Reviews

    Tire Size Guide – Does it Hit or Fit?

    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. [...]
  • Castor Correctors
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Castor Correction

    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 correct minor Camber problems as well.With [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    25 Dollar Sunroof

    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 with a sunroof.  Yet most vehicles [...]
  • 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 [...]
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 […]

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