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Top Off-Roading Tips – Final Words of Wisdom!

It’s true, there’s a lot to know about off-roading to do it safely and have the best experience. You need to build a good knowledge base and understand the best techniques for tackling obstacles. You should also have important mods like winch bumpers, good tires, and even open fenders so […] READ MORE >


Top Off-Roading Tips – Knowledge Is Power!

It can be pretty tempting to just jump in your Jeep or truck and head off to the trails for some off-roading fun. If you’re newer at doing it, ignoring the power of off-road knowledge can easily turn your off-road adventure from a great outing to your worst nightmare. Even […] READ MORE >


Just Been Mudding? Better Clean It Off Real Soon!

One of the best parts of off-roading with your truck or Jeep is getting it dirty. Driving down dusty trails, through water, and especially into the mud is a lot of fun. Getting mud under your bumpers and everywhere else, letting it fling all over is like the grown-up version […] READ MORE >


Toxic Spills When Off Roading? Learn How To Clean Them Up!

One of the mantras that all off-road enthusiasts live or should live by is the adage to "leave no trace." You probably understand this to mean you need to bring your trash home with you, do everything you can to preserve the environment, and leave it the way you found […] READ MORE >


Do You Know How To Lessen Your Impact When Off Roading?

Off-road driving is becoming more popular every year; with more people investing in trucks Jeeps, and all the important modifications like aftermarket bumpers, specialty front truck bumpers, and strong steel bumpers to head out to the trails, the responsibility to go lightly has never been more important. Beyond practicing safety […] READ MORE >


Need Some Shopping Help For Off Road Bumpers?

Aftermarket bumpers are a great modification if you spend a lot of time off-road and your truck or Jeep needs to be withstand your possible off-road adventures. Steel bumpers are rugged, offering supreme front and rear end protection and many other important features. With so many choices for bumpers, keep […] READ MORE >


Off-Road Bumpers 103 – Why So Many Options?

There are a lot of options in aftermarket off-road bumpers available right now, so many that choosing the right one for your truck or Jeep could get confusing. Yet all these options exist for an important reason since no two off-road vehicles are the same. To choose the right […] READ MORE >


Off-Road Bumpers 102 – What Are The Basic Types?

There is a lot of choice in off-roading bumpers available right now. No matter what vehicle you ride out on the trails or how rough you like to play, there are heavy duty bumpers designed to fit your needs so you get the most service and protection. Before you decide to shop […] READ MORE >


Off-Road Bumpers 101 – Why Do I Need Them?

All bumpers are designed to offer some degree of protection for your vehicle. If your vehicle happens to be a truck or Jeep used for off-roading, not just any bumper will do. Plastic cases, chrome coatings, and low-rated crash mounts won’t do anything for you if you run into […] READ MORE >


Grumper – What Happens When A Grille and Bumper Meet!

If there’s one thing every off-road owner can agree on, it’s the appeal of an aggressive look. The “badder” your Jeep or truck looks, the better. Still, you also know that great looks mean nothing if your ride is “all show and no go.” In this case, the Grumper […] READ MORE >


Stuck Alone On The Trail? You Need A Good Winch Bumper!

If there is one thing you can count on as an off-roader, always assume that the day will come when you end up stuck with your truck. That may not be a problem when wheeling with a group; however, what if you’re the only one on the trail? If you’re […] READ MORE >


Destroy The Darkness – Modern Off-Road Lighting!

If you ever go off-roading at night or may be out in the dark after a day on the trails, good lighting is essential. All other upgrades will be worthless if you do not have enough lighting to stay out of danger. Before you take the chance of being out in […] READ MORE >


Modding Your Off-Roader – All Those Different Suspensions!

Besides tires, bumpers, and undercarriage protection, the most important modification you may consider for your off-road truck is a suspension mod. There are a lot of different types of suspension systems available, each of which has its own pros and cons for off-roading. Choosing the right one depends on […] READ MORE >


The Vital Value of Seal Puncture Repair Kits When Off-Roading!

A rule of the road, whether on road or trail, is to always have your truck totally prepared for your off-road adventure. Off-roading always presents the possibility for you to get stuck or break something. Even if you have upgraded your truck with skid plates, heavy duty truck bumpers, […] READ MORE >


What Is The Big Deal About Beadlock Wheels On Off-Road Builds?

While researching tires and wheels for your off-road truck, you have probably noticed beadlock wheels. Available in many different styles and sizes, beadlock wheels can be expensive when compared to standard wheels. Yet they do serve an important purpose on trucks used for more extreme off-roading, just like stronger […] READ MORE >


Negotiating Tricky Off-Road Hills – Proven Safety Tips!

Rock and hill climbing can be a thrilling, off-road adventure you can experience in your souped-up off-road truck or Jeep. Of course, it is important to stay safe while having fun. The big tires and protective truck bumpers you put on your off-roader can make it trailworthy; however, you […] READ MORE >


Got A New Winch Bumper – Use Synthetic Rope or Steel Cable?

Truck winch bumpers are an important piece of recovery gear you should add to your off-road truck if getting stuck is a possibility. Yet your winch is only as strong as the cable you use with it, leaving you with the important decision of choosing steel cable or synthetic rope. […] READ MORE >


Want To Learn Off-Roading? Find Forums and Local 4×4 Clubs!

Off-roading with your truck or Jeep is an exciting sport. It can also be dangerous, especially for beginners with less experience. Sure, performance and safety equipment upgrades like wheels and tires, locking differentials, and strong truck bumpers are important to protect your truck and make it more capable. None […] READ MORE >


Have You Built Your Prized Off-Road Truck Right – or Wrong?

It’s finally finished and ready for the trails. You’ve modified your truck in all the important ways by adding bigger, fatter wheels and tires, a lifted suspension, heavy duty truck bumpers; you even made sure to add differential covers. The bigger question is, what didn’t you upgrade? Sometimes the […] READ MORE >


Serious About Mods? These Actually Help Your Off-Road Truck!

Modifying your off-road truck by adding specialty wheels and tires, custom bumpers, suspension systems, and winches can become addictive. It is fun to do and gives you more capabilities out on the trail so you can do more with your truck. It’s also expensive and can even damage your truck if not […] READ MORE >


Which Type of Off-Roading Is For You? There Are Choices!

If you are interested in off-roading and have been doing some searching online, chances are you have a pretty good idea of what extreme off-roading looks like. Sure, some of it involves scaling monstrous boulders or getting through deep, sucking mud holes; however, there is actually more to off-roading […] READ MORE >


Some Great Ways To Upgrade Your Diesel Truck For Off-Roading!

Among the many “this vs that” arguments that those who own off-roading trucks or jeeps may encounter, one of the more famous ones is gas vs. diesel. There are pros and cons to each; however, the good news is that both of these kind of off-roading trucks can be at home on […] READ MORE >


Looking At Some Mods To Off-Road Suspensions – And Why!

The first modification that nearly every owner makes to their off-roader is bigger, taller, and fatter wheels and tires. This modification is practically synonymous with off-roading and the start of what may be a long line of alterations like lift kits, steel bumpers, and differentials. Suspension mods are typically the next […] READ MORE >


Position Yourself For A Great Off-Road Experience!

Staying comfortable in the driver’s seat is an important, yet commonly overlooked concern when it comes to off-roading. You keep your off-road truck ready for top performance by adding important aftermarket parts like bigger, tougher tires and steel truck bumpers, yet what do you do to keep yourself comfortable […] READ MORE >


Consider These Critical Factors Before You Go Off-Roading!

When you are out on challenging trails or negotiating tough obstacles, your off-roader needs to be capable, responsive, and durable. Achieving this comes partly from adding the right upgrades, like protective bumpers and a good lift kit, and partly from having the right driver experience. Whether you are a seasoned […] READ MORE >


Complete Your Off-Road Safety With Head Protection!

Off-roading can be rough, both for you and your truck. The last thing you want is a head injury from bouncing around inside while negotiating tough obstacles. You protect your off-road truck with specialty parts like differential covers, front truck bumpers, and other heavy duty equipment, right? If you […] READ MORE >


You Better Take Care Of That U-Joint On Your Off Road Truck!

The U-joint on your off-road truck is a part that doesn’t get a lot of attention, at least until it breaks. This essential part of your drivetrain makes the transfer of power from transmission to wheels possible. Without it, you will be going anywhere soon. U-joints on off-road trucks take […] READ MORE >


Off Roading and Front Wheel Bearings – How to Avoid Problems!

Your off-road truck takes a lot of abuse, both physically and mechanically. Even though you do a lot to upgrade your ride with a stronger suspension and steel bumpers to make it more durable, some parts like the front wheel bearings are more susceptible to failure due to the rigors of […] READ MORE >


Communicating Off-Road – What Are Your Choices?

Whether you are racing or joy riding, one of the more important safety items you need in any off-road truck is a means of communication with the world around it. Off-roading is dangerous by nature. So in addition to steel bumpers, winches, and other safety gear, you should always […] READ MORE >


What Are The Options For Off-Road Fire Suppression?

A fire in your off-road truck can be a scary and potentially deadly hazard. Vehicle fires are not common;  however, they are more common in vehicles that are modified in any way such as race cars, performance vehicles, and yes, off-road trucks. Fortunately, you can prepare for this possibility […] READ MORE >


A July Perspective of Off Roading Tire Treads and Snow!

Summer is here – and if you are like most other off-roaders, you are out rock climbing and playing in the mud with your great truck outfitted with custom bumpers. Winter is still months off and is the last thing on most people’s minds. Yet if you enjoy trail […] READ MORE >


Valve Stems – Can This Weak Link Halt My Off Roading Fun?

Your off-road truck is only as strong as its weakest link, the one that is usually the most forgotten. Though you have surely put a lot of consideration into getting the right tires for your ride, along with durable steel bumpers and other upgrades, have you considered your valve […] READ MORE >


How To Increase The Durability Of Your Off Road Truck Axles!

Off-roading is tough on your truck. To accommodate for this, you spend time and money modifying your truck with better tires, a more durable suspension, and steel bumpers, all of which provide different protection. Have you ever thought about protecting your axles, though? Your axles may be the most […] READ MORE >


Why Cold-Air Intake Systems Are Vital For Off Road Trucks!

To get the best performance out of your off-road truck, you need a good air intake system. During times of exertion, cool clean air is just as important for your truck as it is for you. A cold-air intake system is the preferred way to go so your truck […] READ MORE >


Off Road Trucks And Cooling Systems!

When you’re out there enjoying the trails, some parts on your off-road truck, such as the suspension, tires, and bumpers, may seem more important than others, at least until a failure occurs. Such is the case many times with the cooling system, responsible for keeping your motor properly running […] READ MORE >


Picking The Right Mud Tires For A Good Muddin’ Run!

Mudding with an off-road truck or Jeep is a whole lot of fun. To enjoy it without the worry of getting stuck, it’s important to have the right mud tires. While it might be easy to assume any mud tire will do, mud tires are just like any other […] READ MORE >


Which Is Better – Solid or Independent Axles?

A much-argued debate in the off-road community by truck owners is which type of axle is better – solid or independent? There are many supporters out there on both sides, each claiming their axle is superior to the other in many ways. So how are you supposed to know which […] READ MORE >


Why Off-Road Trucks Don’t Need Pretty Parts on The Trails!

A good-looking off-road truck is something to really be proud of, especially when it’s properly equipped for the trails. Looks aren’t everything, though; in many cases, flimsy aftermarket parts and many light-duty stock parts can end up damaged. To prevent this from happening, you should upgrade with heavy duty […] READ MORE >


Off Road Trucks And Plumbing – Really?

When equipping your off-road truck for the trail, some of the upgrades you’ll need are more obvious than others. Still, those not-so-obvious upgrades – like your truck’s ‘plumbing’ –  can make the difference between having a great day climbing hills and having to limp back home or even get […] READ MORE >


A Detailed Look At Off-Roading Protocol On The Trail!

Heading out onto the trail is an exciting time for anyone who enjoys off-roading, an adventure with fun challenges around every turn and over every hill. Of course you love your off-road truck and have upgraded it with the right tires, bumpers, important accessories, an emergency kit, and necessary […] READ MORE >


Should I Switch My Off Road Truck To An HEI Ignition System?

There are a lot of upgrades that can be made to off-road trucks to improve durability and performance. One such upgrade that some might consider is switching out their stock ignition for one with an HEI distributor. Preferred by many for a number of reasons, HEI ignitions solve some […] READ MORE >


Apps For When You Go Off-Roading!

There’s a mobile phone app for just about everything and off-roading is no different! While it’s probably a given that a mapping app would be pretty useful for those taking to the trails with their off-road trucks, maps are only one part of the picture. There’s many more apps […] READ MORE >


Consider These Critical Aspects Of Off Road Trucks!

Off-roading is exciting and fun when hitting the trails with the right truck or Jeep. Not all 4-wheel drive vehicles are the same as there’s a lot of variation out there in some critical elements. From important equipment like suspension and drivetrain to add-ons like wheels and aftermarket bumpers, […] READ MORE >


Just Got Done Off Roading – Now What Should Happen?

After a day out playing on the hills and trails, heading home to relax may be the first thing on your mind – but don’t do it! Before hitting the highway, anyone who’s been doing more than just driving minor trails needs to stop long enough to check out […] READ MORE >


Balancing Big Off Road Truck Tires!

When it comes to tires of any kind, everyone knows that you need balance for a smooth ride. Tire balance may not be a critical issue for off-road trucks equipped with steel bumpers or winch-mount bumpers that rarely see the road. For most trucks that do double duty, it […] READ MORE >