• 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 […]

Butler Jeep Invasion 2015
Jeep Shows

Butler Jeep Invasion 2015

June 15, 2015 0

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 […]

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 […]

Dusty Trails Blog

Butler Jeep Invasion 2014

June 20, 2014 0

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 […]

In the Spotlight

Review: Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X 3

Maximus-3 Build Package Thoughts and Analysis.When we lifted Project Rubicon X and installed a full set of 35″ Mickey Thompson MTZ P3’s we had to do something about accommodating the new 35″ spare tire. There [...]
Top 5 Jeep JK Upgrades

Top 5 Cheap, Practical Upgrades for your Jeep JK

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
March 8, 2017 0
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 [...]
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. [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    4×4 Clubs and Finding Trails

    If you’re looking for new places to wheel and new people to go four wheeling with your best sources are to find a club local to your region and research Offroad Parks.  Most clubs know [...]
  • Army Surplus
    Vendors

    Air Force Surplus Suppliers

    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 a favorite vendor you think should [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog

    The Best Mobile Apps for Jeepers

    Jeep vehicles dominate the aftermarket parts and accessories industry with all types of Jeep parts, from lift kits to soft tops to dog collars. What about the mobile phone industry, though?  Sure, you need a [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 [...]
  • Vendors
    This section categorizes Military Axles and Axle Parts, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Military Axle and Axle Part retailers.  If you have [...]
  • Knowing the Terrain of Offroad Driving
    Driving & Recovery Techniques

    Knowing the Terrain

    March 10, 2017 0
    Most offroad driving is a matter of common sense and, often, seat of the pants intuition. The first rule is never to drive faster than is absolutely necessary, and [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Tie Rod Flip
    Project Jeep CJ-7
    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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Vendors
    This section categorizes Offroad, Mud Terrain MT, All Terrain AT Tire and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Offroad, Mud Terrain MT and All [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips  …Working Under a VehicleWhen you are crawling under a vehicle to maintain to repair something, it’s not always easy to be elevated [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Technical & Info
    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 [...]

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