• 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 [...]
  • BIG MEATS
    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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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 […]

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation
In the Spotlight

Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation – Bumper Removal

by Offroaders Staff in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X

Bumper Removal, Prep for Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation In this article, we remove the factory Rubicon X bumper and prepare the frame for the Maximus-3 Winch Mount. Project Rubicon X is about to get a [...]

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 [...]
  • 1971 Hurst Jeep Jeepster Commando
    Dusty Trails Blog

    1971 Hurst Jeep Jeepster Commando

      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 years meticulously restoring this special Hurst [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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, [...]
  • 4x4 Clubs

    California 4×4 Off Road Clubs Directory

    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 scheduled events.  Review this directory for [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Garage and Project Tips
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project CJ-7 – Project & Garage Tips

    Project CJ-7 – A few Project & Garage TipsOver 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 [...]
  • Project CJ-7 Cheap Radiator Protection
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Project Jeep CJ-7 Radiator Protection

    Using 6 bucks worth of material to protect a 300 dollar 3-core radiator and to cool the V8 Engine. When looking at the grill of my 78 CJ-7, the one thing that just stuck out like [...]
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 […]

Army Surplus
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 […]

  • Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Mail Order Catalogs and Parts Shops, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Mail Order Catalogs and [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    There’s nothing more frustrating than being out on the trail and realizing that your CB is not performing very well.  People in other nearby vehicles can barely make out [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes 4×4 Body Armor, Skid Plates, Body Protection and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find 4×4 Body Armor, Skid Plates and [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 BDS Suspension Install
    Project Jeep CJ-7
    Project Jeep CJ-7   3 1/2″ BDS Suspension LiftAfter the Leaf Spring Mounting system was fabricated and installed, the next step was to install the new BDS 3.5″ Suspension, Jeep [...]
  • Technical & Info
    Offroaders.com Guide to Tire Terminology.   Whether you are sizing up your next Mud Tire or buying new tires for your trailer, a guide to understanding the terms used in [...]
  • Locking Differentials Explained
    Technical & Info
    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 [...]
  • diesel performance
    Vendors
    This section categorizes Diesel Performance Dealers and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Deisel Performance Dealers.  If you have a favorite vendor [...]
  • Communications
     A Citizen Band or “CB” radio as it is widely known, is a radio transceiver for two way communication, transmitting and receiving, over a CB radio antenna. The job [...]