July 15, 2024
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    Technical & Info

    P-Metric Tire Sizes – P-Metric to Inches Conversion Chart

    Offroaders.com Guide to P-Metric Tire Sizes, Conversion Chart and Tire Terminology – P-Metric to InchesThe following chart lists common p-metric tires sizes and the converted tread width and the actual tire height in inches.  The values shown are calculated measurements based on the p-metric formula, [...]
  • 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 [...]
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    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 [...]
  • Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

    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 [...]
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 […]

In the Spotlight

Review: Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package

by Offroaders Staff in Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

[metaslider id=6973]Maximus-3 Build Package Thoughts and Analysis.When we lifted Project Rubicon X and installed a full set of 35″ Mickey Thompson MTZ P3’s we had to do something about accommodating the new 35″ spare tire. [...]

Projects & Installations

Jeep CJ-7 Dana 44 Rear Axle Swap

Dana 44 Rear Axle Swapped onto a CJ-7 Frame

Jeep CJ-7 Projects
Continuing on from the front axle prep, the rear axle’s spring pad angle recorded and spring pads were removed.  That was followed up by an inspection of differential and rear drum brakes to make sure [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

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 [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

Project CJ-7 gets Armored Custom U-Bolt Plates

Fabricating Custom U-Bolt Plates with Skid Protection for Project Jeep CJ-7   With the job of a Dana 44 axle swap to the project CJ-7 came the need for new u-bolt plates.  Two things made stock u-bolt [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

Jeep CJ Dana 44 Front Axle Swap

Project Jeep CJ-7 – Disassembling the Scout II  Dana 44 Front Axle.  After acquiring the Dana 44 axles I also picked up a Dana 30 narrow track front axle that was in great shape.  The [...]
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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 [...]
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    Waxing Paint On a Scratched Up 4×4

    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips …Protecting your PaintOk, so you’ve done a little fourwheeling down some narrow paths. Your once spotless paint job is showing those numerous underbrush light scratches down the sides [...]
  • Vendors

    Rockwell 2 1/2 Ton Axle Parts & Accessories

    This section categorizes Rockwell 2 1/2 Ton Axle Parts & Accessories, and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Rockwell 2 1/2 Ton Axle Parts & Accessories retailers.  If you [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Technical & Info

    What are Sipes in a tire?

    Sipes are the small slots that are cut or molded into a tire tread surface.  These slots are meant to aid in increasing traction in snow, ice, mud, and wet road surfaces.  The name of [...]
  • Mud Tire Reviews

    Tire Size Guide – Does it Hit or Fit?

    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. [...]
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    Review of the Toyota FJ Cruiser

       Ask 100 non-FJ owners what they think of the FJ Cruiser and you can bet there will be more “Love it” or “Hate it” than answers of indifference.  Why? Probably because the FJ is so [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive Brakes, Brake Systems, Hydroboost

    This section categorizes Automotive Brakes, Brake Systems, Hydroboost and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Automotive Brakes, Brake Systems and Hydroboost related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive Seats, Ride Control, Waterproof, Custom

    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 retailers.  If you have a favorite [...]
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    Vendors

    Automotive Parts Locators

    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 think should be listed, send us [...]
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
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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 […]