Project Jeep CJ-7
Project Jeep CJ-7

Project Jeep CJ-7

March 21, 2017 Ralph Hassel 1

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 […]

Engine Overheating
Technical & Info

Causes of an Overheating Engine

March 9, 2017 Alan Cray 0

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. […]

winch troubleshooting
Winch Tech

Winch Troubleshooting

March 7, 2017 Alan Cray 0

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 […]

Mud Tire Reviews

Tire Size Guide – Does it Hit or Fit?

February 20, 2017 Alan Cray 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. […]

Mud Tire Reviews

How To Choose the Right Mud Tire

February 20, 2017 Alan Cray 2

 ★★★ 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 […]

Dusty Trails Blog

Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Responder

February 19, 2017 Offroaders Staff Editor 3

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 of the things that makes a Jeep […]

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

Wiring Tips: Using Relays

February 13, 2017 Offroaders Staff Editor 1

 Things to THINK about When Wiring Accessories…When wiring anything in your vehicle that draws heavy current such as high powered offroad lights or audio amplifiers, there are a few things to consider. Number one, make sure […]

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

Avoid the Exploding Clutch

February 12, 2017 Offroaders Staff Editor 0

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 with an off-road vehicle recently. I […]

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

Connecting 2 Tow Straps

January 26, 2017 Offroaders Staff 0

 Sometimes one tow strap is not long enough to reach from the recovery vehicle to the stuck vehicle and it’s necessary to combine multiple tow straps into one long length.  So how do you do […]

Jeep JK Rubicon Hard Rock on the Rubicon Trail
Dusty Trails Blog

Top Trails in America – Rubicon Trail

January 15, 2017 Thomas Sawyer 2

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 days traversing  extremely difficult rocky terrain.   The […]

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