• 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 [...]
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 […]

In the Spotlight

How to Install the Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X 1

In this article, we will be replacing our factory Rubicon X spare tire carrier with the Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package. The Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package, Model: 0400-0300TC-SP, includes the [...]
Virginia Beach Beast Monster Truck, circa 1987

Virginia Beach Beast Monster Truck Resurrection

Dusty Trails Blog
August 8, 2016 0
Way back in the 1980’s when I just got my license, I was all into the offroad scene, especially the car crushing monster trucks that would make their rounds from fairground to fairground. One year, [...]
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 [...]
  • 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. [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Project Jeep CJ-7
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project Jeep CJ-7 Specs & Mods

    The budget Rebuild by Ralph HasselThe complete build is documentedhere on www.Offroaders.comThis 1978 Jeep CJ-7 never started life as a complete Jeep; rather it was built completely from parts. The goal was to build a [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    Midwest US 4×4 Off Road Clubs Directory

    The Midwest region includes: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.  4×4 Clubs are your best source for finding the best, legal places to 4-wheel and will typically have scheduled events.  Review [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    Southwest US 4×4 Off Road Clubs Directory

    The Southwest region includes: Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Texas.  4×4 Clubs are your best source for finding the best, legal places to 4-wheel and will typically have scheduled events.  Review [...]
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 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 [...]
  • Top 5 Jeep JK Upgrades
    Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Automotive Accessories and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Accessory related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor [...]
  • Jeep JK Rubicon Hard Rock on the Rubicon Trail
    Dusty Trails Blog
    Rubicon Trail The Historic Rubicon Trail is a 22-mile long rock-crawling offroad adventure consisting of some of the most challenging and rugged 4-wheeling on the planet.  Expect long, intense [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    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 [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    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 [...]
  • Project Jeep JK Rubicon X
    Bigger is Better! Tire upgrades, it’s the most common modifications Jeep JK owners do and rightly so. New tires and rims can completely change the look and offroad performance [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Automotive Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Parts related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you [...]

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