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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 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 [...]
  • Technical & Info

    Tire Tech 101: Wheel Terminology

    Offroaders.com Guide to Wheel Terminology.   This guide helps you understand the most commonly used terms related to wheels including wheel construction, wheel measurements, sizing, and spacing.   Offset: The distance from the centerline of the wheel to the face of the mounting surface of the wheel that [...]
  • Offroad Driving
    Driving & Recovery Techniques

    Winter Off-Road and On-Road Driving Tips, Techniques & Planning

    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 4×4 off-road, you’ll be glad you have it when the snow falls and the roads get [...]
Jeep Shows

Jeeps Storm the York Fairgrounds

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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 […]

Dusty Trails Blog

Butler Jeep Invasion 2014

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What would a town with a population just under 14,ooo do when they can rightfully say, “We are the birthplace of the Jeep”?  Hold a massive Jeep Invasion of course!  Butler Pennsylvania, located just north of Pittsburgh in […]

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Install
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Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X 0

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?

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. [...]
  • Vendors

    Quadratec Jeep Parts

    This section is Quadratec specific.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should be listed, send us the link and we’ll add it to our list.Jeep Accessories at Quadratec. Quadratec specializing in Jeep Wrangler, [...]
  • Jeep Willys Overland PTO mounted Log Splitter
    Dusty Trails Blog

    Jeep-a-Split Jeep – Willys Overland Implements

    What is a Jeep-a-Split? Near the end of WWII, Willys began looking for ideas to help introduce the Jeep to the civilian market.  Willys pioneered specially available implements for Jeep, such as trenchers, backhoes, welders, [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    Southeast US 4×4 Off Road Clubs Directory

    The Southeast region includes: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina.  4×4 Clubs are your best source for finding the best, legal places to 4-wheel and will typically have scheduled [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive Air Filters

    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 favorite vendor you think should be [...]
  • Technical & Info

    Installing LED Lights in your Vehicle

    Using the Light Emitting Diode otherwise know as the LED in your vehicle   LED lights are fast becoming the light source of choice in many applications.  There are good reasons for this.  LED lights consume about 10th [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • radiators
    Vendors

    Cooling Systems, Radiators

    This section categorizes many popular Cooling Systems, Radiators and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Cooling Systems and Radiators related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think [...]
  • Project CJ-7 U-Bolt Skid Plates
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project CJ-7 gets Armored Custom U-Bolt Plates

    Fabricating Custom U-Bolt Plates with Skid Protection for Project Jeep CJ-7   With 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 u-bolt [...]
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 […]

Army Surplus
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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 […]

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  • Dusty Trails Blog
    Photos from the 2014 All Breeds Jeep Show Did you miss it?  This years All Breeds Jeep Show presented by PA Jeeps was July 19th and 20th of 2014! [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog
    Guinness World Records announced today, July 17, 2015, that the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival had officially reclaimed the Guinness World Record for the Largest Parade of Jeeps.     Back on June [...]
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    Vendors

    Custom 4×4 Parts

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    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 [...]
  • Vendors
    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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 1971 Hurst Jeep Jeepster Commando
    Dusty Trails Blog
      Check out this super clean extremely rare 1971 Jeep Hurst Jeepster Commando.  Owned and resurrected by Lee Tidwell out of Maryland Lee spent the good part of 4 [...]
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    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Drive Train, Axle, Transmission, Transfer Case, Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Drive Train, Axle, Transmission, [...]
  • performance chips
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Performance Racing Parts Dealers and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Performance Racing Parts Dealers and related retailers.  If you have [...]

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