• 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 [...]
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 […]

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 [...]
  • What is Octane??
    Technical & Info

    What’s Octane???

    There’s always a lot of confusion regarding octane, octane-boosters and how they work. Typical misconceptions are evident in blank-statements like:“Higher octane fuels burn slower, thus their higher octane number”           “Higher octane [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Automotive Electrical, Wiring Harnesses, Offroad Lights

    This section categorizes Automotive Electrical, Wiring Harnesses, Offroad Lights and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Electrical, Wiring Harnesses and Offroad Lights related retailers.  If you have a [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Bed Liners, Paint Carpet, Floor Mats, Automotive Interior

    This section categorizes many popular Bed Liners, Paint Carpet, Floor Mats, Automotive Interior and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Bed Liners, Paint Carpet, Floor Mats, Automotive Interior related retailers. [...]
  • Vendors

    Transmissions Parts, Drive Train Parts

    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 favorite vendor you think should be [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

    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 [...]
  • Vendors

    Winches, Winch Accessories

    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 have a favorite vendor you think [...]
  • 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 [...]
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 […]

  • Army Surplus
    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Air Force Surplus and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Air Force Surplus related retailers.  If you have [...]
  • Poison Spyder Customs, Inc.
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Custom 4×4 Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Custom 4×4 Parts retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Dana 44 Axle Swap
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects
    Project Jeep CJ-7 – Disassembling the Scout II  Dana 44 Front Axle.  After acquiring the Dana 44 axles I also picked up a Dana 30 narrow track front axle [...]
  • Jeep JK Rubicon Projects
    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 [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …Over the years I have been asked by people who are going to undertake a rebuild of a Jeep, what I might [...]
  • Offroad Driving
    Driving & Recovery Techniques
    On and Off Road Driving Tips    GENERAL PRINCIPLES     VEHICLE PREP AND MAINTENANCE     ON-HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT     OFF-HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT   GENERAL PRINCIPLES    Even if you never take your [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …MO gives us this tip after contemplating how he was going to get to his expired fuel pump located in the top [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Transmission, Drive Train, Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Transmission, Drive Train and Parts retailers.  If [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog
    Many great advancements came out of Post World War II.  penicillin, radar, the jet engine, jerrycans, radio navigation, nuclear power, microwave ovens, and of course many great vehicles were [...]
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