• 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 [...]
  • Top 5 Jeep JK Upgrades
    Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Top 5 Cheap, Practical 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 [...]
  • Winch Tech

    Parts of a Winch Explained – Motor Types, Gear Types, Electrical

    When you look at fundamental differences in common electric winches, a few important components and design characteristics stand out.  Of the differences in common winches, the motor and the gear train are the top two design differences that will determine the quality and stamina for [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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.  Even tire sizes vary from tire manufacturer to tire manufacturer [...]
  • Mud Tire Reviews

    How To Choose the Right Mud Tire

     ★★★ No Nonsense breakdown on shopping for Mud Tires ★★★ All of the manufacturers want you to believe that they have THE best off-road tire on the market so they can get your business.  So how do you weed through all of the options and find [...]
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 […]

Jeep Shows

Stinky Ass Acres Willys Rat Rod

July 2, 2014 0

 There’s a dark corner of the automotive car buff world that isn’t into shiny, polished, built to the hilt projects.  These select, very interesting personalities are instead into those extremely unique, history vehicles that show […]

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 0

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. [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Vendors

    Drive Train, Axles, Transmissions, Transfer Cases, Parts

    This section categorizes Drive Train, Axle, Transmission, Transfer Case, Parts, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Drive Train, Axles, Transmission, Transfer Case and Parts retailers.  If you have [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Automotive and Offroad Parts List

    This section categorizes many popular Automotive and Offroad Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive and Offroad Parts related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think [...]
  • Diesel Engines Diesel Jeep Conversion
    Dusty Trails Blog

    5 Reasons Off-Roaders Should Run Diesel Engines

    For too many, the phrase ‘diesel engine’ conjures images of belching black smoke pouring from a shaky, clattery old rig. Those who know their fuel know that image is completely out of date. In fact, [...]
  • Industry News

    Superwinch Unveils ROAM – An App for Winching

    Superwinch ROAM – An App for Winching ROAM™ by Superwinch, an interactive smartphone application, heralds a new era in winching. The system provides not only full control but puts crucial winch data at the user’s [...]
  • Double Your Winch Power with a Snatch Block
    Winch Tech

    How to Double Your Winch Power

    An electric winch is a powerful recovery tool. Used correctly, it provides massive amounts of power to pull out your ATV or truck. With the right tools and rigging, you can pull up to two [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive and Offroad Parts Retailers

    This section categorizes Automotive and Offroad Parts, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive and Offroad Parts related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should be [...]
  • Vendors

    Rockwell 2 1/2 Ton Axle Parts & Accessories

    This section categorizes Rockwell 2 1/2 Ton Axle Parts & Accessories, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Rockwell 2 1/2 Ton Axle Parts & Accessories retailers.  If you [...]
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
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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 […]

  • Survival Gear
    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Off-Road and Military Survival Gear and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Off-Road and Military Survival Gear related [...]
  • Jeep Shows
    Photos of the 6th Annual All Breed Jeep Show held in York PA Held in York PA every summer for 6 years now (2001) at the York Expo Center, [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips … Painting Tip #27 – Making that brush on paint job a little easier. When you are looking for a container to pour paint into [...]
  • Twisted Tuesday
    Twisted Tuesday

    Twisted Tuesday

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  • Technical & Info
    Offroaders.com Guide to P-Metric Tire Terminology – P-Metric Tire Sizes Conversion Chart – P-Metric to InchesRim SizeP-Metric SizeTread WidthActual Tire Height15 Inch205/70R158.7 inches26.3 inches215/75R158.45 inches27.7 inches235/75R159.25 inches28.9 inches265/70R1510.4 inches29.6 inches16 Inch225/75R168.8 [...]
  • Communications
    Equipment needed: SWR meter, short jumper coax 3 foot.  Procedure: The SWR meter needs to be placed in line between the antenna and the CB. Connect the antenna (normally [...]
  • Trailer & Towing

    Trailer Wiring Diagrams

    January 21, 2017 0
    The following page contains information about trailer to vehicle wiring diagrams including: 7 Wire Trailer Circuit, 6 Wire Trailer Circuit, 4 Wire Trailer Circuit and other trailer wiring diagrams.  7 [...]
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    Vendors
    This section categorizes Automotive Brakes, Brake Systems, Hydroboost and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Brakes, Brake Systems and Hydroboost related retailers.  If [...]

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