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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Technical & Info

Tire Tech 101: Wheel Terminology

Offroaders.com Guide to Wheel Terminology.   This guide helps you understand the most commonly used terms related to wheels including wheel construction, wheel measurements, sizing, and spacing.   Offset: The distance from the centerline of the wheel to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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