• 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
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 […]

Jeep Shows

Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2014

June 16, 2014 0

There are Jeep shows and then there are serious Jeep shows.  Or rather a Jeep Festival in the case of the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival.  In only it’s 4th year, this event marks a tribute […]

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 […]

Maximus-3 D-Ring Loops Install
In the Spotlight

D-Ring Loops Installed on Project Rubicon X

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X 3

As we said in the intro, having D-Rings in addition to the factory hooks are definitely a big plus. Two additional closed loop attach points means that we have options. Whether we are pulling someone [...]
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. [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Oil Pan Skid Plate
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Skid Plate Protection For the Oil Pan

    Project Jeep CJ-7  Skid Plate protection for the Oil PanAlthough this Project CJ-7’s engine is a very young crate 360 (approx 14k on it), the parts bolted onto the engine were most likely off of [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors

    Drive Train, Axles, Transmissions, Transfer Cases, Parts

    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, Transfer Case and Parts related retailers. [...]
  • Mud Tire Reviews

    How to Pick the Right Tires for your Truck

    Selecting or buying truck tires is one of the best ways to improve the performance of your truck, but making that decision can be difficult if you have never been faced with it before. One [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Tub Restoration
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project Jeep CJ-7 Tub Restoration

    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 to start right about the time [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Garage Tips for the Backyard Mechanic

    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 suggest to help get the project [...]
  • Technical & Info

    3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth Explained

    The 3,000 mile myth refers to a common belief that all cars should have their motor oil changed at least every 3,000 miles (4,800 km) to maintain their car engine correctly. Efforts are under way [...]
  • Poison Spyder Customs, Inc.
    Vendors

    Custom 4×4 Parts

    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 you think should be listed, send [...]
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 […]

  • No Picture
    Vendors
    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 [...]
  • Vendors
    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 [...]
  • winch troubleshooting
    Winch Tech
    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 [...]
  • Technical & Info
    BY ED NEWMAN – MARKETING & ADVERTISING MANAGER, AMSOIL INC.Are synthetic motor oils safer for the environment than conventional petroleum motor oils? Environmental issues are far more complex than any [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog
    Jeep show events are fantastic place to checkout some of the greatest one-of-a-kind ideas and innovations in offroad.  Whether the ideas are home brewed modifications or corporate sponsored prototype designs, it’s one [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    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 [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …Exploding Clutch – Why you should not coast down-hill with a disengaged clutch!  Greetings: I wanted to share with you an experience of mine [...]
  • Project Jeep JK Rubicon X
    Home stretch of the project! Only a few more steps and we’ll be looking at the completed makeover of our Rubicon X front end! We still have yet to [...]
  • Mud Tire Reviews
    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 [...]

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