• 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 [...]
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    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 [...]
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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 with 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 [...]
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

Review: Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

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 [...]

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 [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof, Custom

    This section categorizes Automotive Seat, Ride Control, Waterproof, Custom and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof and Custom related retailers.  If you have a favorite [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Tie Rod Flip
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    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 [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    25 Essential Tips Before Venturing Offroad

    Thinking about taking off on an off-road adventure?  Whether you’re heading down an old logging trail or into the outback, preparation for the trip should start long before you set the navigation system to route you [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof, Custom

    This section categorizes many popular Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof, Custom and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof and Custom related retailers.  If you [...]
  • Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits
    Vendors

    Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits

    This section categorizes Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits related retailers.  If you have a [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Technical & Info

    Understanding GPS Coordinates

    GPS coordinates are commonly displayed as latitude and longitude. This is not a projection to a Cartesian coordinate system (x, y grid) such as state plane or UTM, but an angular coordinate system. Degrees of [...]
  • Communications

    CB Radio – Adjusting SWR

    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 of any 52 ohm antenna and [...]
  • Technical & Info

    What are Sipes in a tire?

    Sipes are the small slots that are cut or molded into a tire tread surface.  These slots are meant to aid in increasing traction in snow, ice, mud, and wet road surfaces.  The name of [...]
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 […]

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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 […]

  • Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Carburetor Systems, Carburetors, Carburetor Rebuild Kits [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes 4×4 Security and Storage and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find 4×4 Security and Storage related retailers.  If you have a [...]
  • Offroad Lights
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Offroad Lights and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Offroad Light related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor [...]
  • Driving & Recovery Techniques
    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 [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs
    This section contains 4×4 offroad clubs from the state of California.  4×4 Clubs are your best source for finding the best, legal places to 4-wheel and will typically have [...]
  • Communications
    Citizens’ Band radio (often shortened to CB radio) is, in many countries, a system of short-distance radio communications between individuals on a selection of 40 channels within the 27-MHz [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog
    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 [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Tub Restoration
    Project Jeep CJ-7
    Project Jeep CJ-7 – Restoring the Jeep CJ-7 Tub – Part One Goals for the Jeep CJ-7 body: Rust Removal Repair of sheet metal Repair of body mounts Preparation for painting As the restoration begins it happened [...]
  • Industry News
    When the world hit the digital age, it seemed the number of gadgets being developed began growing exponentially.   With smaller and more complex circuitry and mechanism, some of [...]