Aftermarket

Progressive-Rate Coils Versus Linear-Rate Coil Springs

By Jerrod Jones When building your truck or Jeep, there are a variety of suspension options to choose from. One of them that is seldom overlooked is what type of coil spring you’re going to get. Coil springs (aka helical springs) can be manufactured different ways, affecting the way they perform. There are two basic…

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Overlanding

Overlanding 101, Part 1:

Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going Next If you’re just getting into offroading, you’ve probably heard a lot about overlanding.  If you’ve been in the game a while, you’re definitely aware of it. If you’re aware of it, you’ve probably cracked jokes about the new breed of hipster overlanders.  We get it; we’re not…

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Off Road Trails

Where to Wheel: Kansas

Our Top 4 Places to Offroad in the Sunflower State Once you’ve got your truck together, and the trails start calling your name, where do you want to go?  In this series, we’ve done the research for you. Today, we’re looking at the state of Kansas. Kansas Rocks Recreational Park An hour and a half…

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Choosing the Right Winch for Your 4×4

By Jerrod Jones A winch can be invaluable when off road. Not only does it allow you to make self recoveries, you can use it to save other 4x4s that need help. Depending on the conditions you ‘wheel in, your winch may see light-duty use or be put under intense strain. But no matter if…

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Packing for Overlanding, Part 1

If you’re gearing up for your first real overlanding adventure, there’s a lot of information on the list.  You’ll find check lists for camp kitchens, recovery gear, and more. One of the things people forget about when it comes to strategic packing for long trips is what clothes and gear you’ll need for you for…

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Offroad Tips

You Can Make It There:

How to Choose the Fuel Storage Option That’s Right for You When you get into longer range wheeling — spending more time in BFE, with fewer return trips to civilization, having enough fuel to handle the job can become a real issue.  With a little bit of strategy, you can easily handle it, though. Make…

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Keep It Cool: 9 Great Summer Camping Tips

When it’s time to hit the trails this summer, you don’t want to spend your nights in camp in misery, dealing with high temperatures and uncomfortable sleeping conditions.  Use these tips to pull you through the warmest parts of the year, and take in the trails year round. Try Out a Hammock If you’re headed…

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Jeep Gladiator Debuts!

11/28/2018— Earlier Today, Jeep live streamed the launch of the new Gladiator pickup, showing the entire world what is going to be a hit for Jeep as it reenters the pickup truck market. The midsize Gladiator uses much the same automotive architecture as the current JL Wrangler does, with the obvious inclusion of a separated…

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