October 18, 2021
  • Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

    The Right Way to Dry a Smartphone

    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 JK for a Jeep JL
    Jeep JL Rubicon Projects

    Project Gossamer. Building a Jeep Wrangler JL Rubicon

    I knew it was time.  I had seen and heard enough.  That test drive in my good friend Mike’s brand spanking new 2018 JL Rubicon put me over the edge.  When I found out what I could get for my 2014 Rubicon as a trade-in [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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!  [...]
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 Jeep JK Rubicon Projects

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

Castor Correctors

Castor Correction

Jeep CJ-7 Projects
Project CJ-7 ~ Scout II Dana 44 Axles Swap onto a CJ-7 FrameCastor Adjustment OptionsThis option will not correct ZERO degree castor but will help fine tune castor and correct minor Camber problems as well.With [...]
Project CJ-7 Oil Pan Skid Plate

Skid Plate Protection For the Oil Pan!

Jeep CJ-7 Projects
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 [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

Making Lifted Shackles

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 couple of things for a leaf [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

Detroit Locker Install

Powertrax No-Slip Traction SystemInstallation … or so we thought… make that …Detroit Locker InstallationOccasionally you set out to do a project and things don’t always go as you planned.  This was one of those such [...]
Jeep CJ-7 Projects

AGR High Performance Pump Install

Project Jeep CJ-7 Installation:AGR Saginaw Power Steering Gear AGR High Performance PumpThis documentation is meant to assist you in your installation and provide a few recommendations.  Be sure to READ and FOLLOW the manufacturer’s installation [...]
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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

    Off-Road Driving Info Sheet and FAQ

    DEPARTMENT OF:  Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips ...1 Why an ORDFAQ?2 Where to get it3 Lawyer Drivel4 Sharing the blame5 Future Plans6 What can you do to help?7 History8 Vehicle Familiarization9 Safety Check10 Safety Gear10.1 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Jeep CJ-7 Making lifted shackles
    Jeep CJ-7 Projects

    Making Lifted Shackles

    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 couple of things for a leaf [...]
  • Vendors

    Onboard Welders, Automotive Welders, 12 Volt Welders

    This section categorizes many popular Onboard Welders, Automotive Welders, 12 Volt Welders,  and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Onboard, Automotive and 12 Volt Vendors.  If you have [...]
  • Communications

    CB Radio – Adjusting SWR

    PARA DYNAMICS SWR METER INSTRUCTIONS       3-FUNCTION TEST INSTRUMENT – MODEL PDC 2IntroductionModel PDC 2 test instrument is a compact 3-function test meter designed to indicate the condition of any 52 ohm antenna and [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • performance chips
    Vendors

    Performance Racing Parts Dealers

    This section categorizes Performance Racing Parts Dealers and other 4×4, offroad and performance related vendors. Browse the links below to find Performance Racing Parts Dealers and related retailers.  If you have a favorite vendor you think should [...]
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 […]

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