• 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 [...]
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 […]

Top 5 Jeep JK Upgrades

Top 5 Cheap, Practical Upgrades for your Jeep JK

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
March 8, 2017 0
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 [...]
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. [...]
  • Vendors

    Hitches, Trailers, Towing

    This section categorizes many popular Hitches, Trailers, Towing and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find hitches, trailers, towing related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Floor Jack Mod to Protect the Paint

    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …Lifting a Vehicle and Protecting the contact surface … When you are jacking up a vehicle with a hydraulic floor jack, sometimes you have to position the jack in [...]
  • Vendors

    Transmissions Parts, Drive Train Parts

    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 favorite vendor you think should be [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Dana 44 Axle Swap Prep
    Project Jeep CJ-7

    Axle Preparation

    Project Jeep CJ-7Scout II Dana 44 Axles Swapped onto a CJ-7Power WashThanks to Chris McKeon for lending me his Honda Power Washer a second time to wash the axles (first time was to wash the [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    25 Dollar Sunroof

    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …Looking for a Cheap alternative to installing a Sunroof? Try this on for size.You have to admit, a vehicle just looks better with a sunroof.  Yet most vehicles [...]
  • Dusty Trails Blog

    Jeep Family Tree

    The family tree of Jeep is more complicated than you might think. With a history dating back to the beginning of World War II, many twists and turns have occurred during the evolution of the [...]
  • 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 [...]
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 […]

  • Snatch Recovery with a Tow Strap
    Driving & Recovery Techniques
    A Snatch recovery is where a bogged vehicle is recovered by using a mobile vehicle to pull the stuck vehicle free.A Snatch recovery differs from a normal tow recovery [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Transmission, Drive Train, Parts and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Transmission, Drive Train and Parts retailers.  If [...]
  • Offroad Lights
    Vendors

    Offroad Lights

    March 1, 2017 0
    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 [...]
  • Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Toyota FJ Cruiser Lift Kits and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Toyota FJ Cruiser Lift Kit related [...]
  • GraBars Jeep JK Grab Handles
    Latest in Offroad
    If you’re looking for a high quality, super strong grab handles for your JK that will not require you to cut, drill or hack into your JK’s interior then [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Making lifted shackles
    Project Jeep CJ-7
    Project Jeep CJ-7 – SuspensionMaking Shackles Turning a Mistake into New Tools!  Shackles are one of those simple leaf sprung suspension components that can easily be upgraded to do a [...]
  • No Picture
    Vendors
    This section categorizes many popular Bed Liners, Paint Carpet, Floor Mats, Automotive Interior and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Bed Liners, Paint [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips
    12 Volt Wiring Gauge Requirements at specific Amps to length for Automotive Electrical Systems   …   Wire uses the measurement of gauge to determine the size of the wire. [...]
  • 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 [...]

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