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May92018

Why Is Steel The Best Metal For Off Road Truck Bumpers?

Aftermarket truck bumpers are a popular modification for many off-road trucks and Jeeps because of the degree of protection they offer. Although there are a number of materials that bumper designers use, makers of off-road bumpers always choose steel. Yes, some off-road steel truck bumpers are fairly heavy; however, they offer […] READ MORE >

Apr262018

No Anchor Point To Winch Out? Use A Dead Man Set-Up!

Truck bumpers are one of the most valuable upgrades you can make to your special truck if you spend a lot of time off-roading in places where you could get stuck. Yet a winch is of little use if you have nothing to anchor it to. What do you do […] READ MORE >

Apr232018

Great Tip For Joining Together 2 Tow Straps!

Ever found yourself really challenged when trying to recover an off-road truck or Jeeps under certain circumstances? Whether a truck is stuck in the middle of a mud pit or just less accessible due to obstacles in the way, there are times when you'll need to get creative with your equipment to get the […] READ MORE >

Apr162018

Understanding The Measurement of Off-Road Tires!

The first modification that most off-road truck owners make before adding things like suspension lifts or custom bumpers such as steel truck bumpers is to switch out their stock wheels and tires for bigger ones. What does “bigger” mean? Before you can decide which tires you need, you have to know the different […] READ MORE >

Apr52018

Fender Flares – Does My Off-Road Truck Need Them?

There are countless ways you can modify your off-road truck today, some of them pretty useful and others more cosmetic than anything. Fender flares bridge both of those ideas. A set of fender flares can make your off-road truck look pretty awesome. In fact, they do a lot more than […] READ MORE >

Apr22018

Off-Roaders – Do You Know How To Safely Use A Snatch Strap?

Off-roading can be full of surprises, so it’s always best to plan ahead for unplanned events. A common surprise you will eventually have to deal with is a stuck vehicle, whether it is yours or someone else's in your party. Fortunately, most trucks and Jeeps can be safely recovered with a good […] READ MORE >

Mar282018

Body and Suspension Lifts – What Are My Lift Kit Choices?

Lift kits are popular modifications that many owners make to their off-road trucks and Jeeps as well as custom bumpers, bigger wheels, and more. Whether you just want the look of a taller truck or you need performance improvements like more ground or fender clearance, there are a few different lift kit […] READ MORE >

Mar232018

Protect Your Off-Road Truck’s Underside With Skid Plates!

Like the armadillos that wear their own armor to the sea monsters in old sci-fi movies, your off-road truck is vulnerable underneath. The armadillo can curl up to protect its underside and the monster is armed with whatever superpowers the writers have given it. What about your prized off-roader? You’ve spent time and […] READ MORE >

Mar192018

Know How To Get Twice The Power From Your Recovery Winch?

A winch is one of the most useful items you can have on your off-road truck or Jeep. Easily mounted on winch truck bumpers, electric winches let you recover your own or someone else’s truck if someone in your group gets stuck on the trail. Success with a winch depends on […] READ MORE >

Mar152018

Be Better Prepared For Off-Roading Safety With Fog Lights!

Of all the lights on your off-road Jeep or truck, none are more useful than a good set of fog lights. Sure, you need bright headlights for driving at night; headlights aside, fog lights do the most to increase your visibility, day or night. Even if you don’t need a […] READ MORE >

Mar72018

Need Maximum Off-Road Protection? You Need The Grumper!

When the time comes to upgrade your off-road truck with custom bumpers, you have several options. Most of you off-roaders want something that is going to protect your vehicle and looks great as well. Rather than adding a lot of accessories to increase front end coverage, you need the Grumper by […] READ MORE >

Mar22018

It’s Almost Time For Off Road Sand Driving – Are You Ready?

Spring is right around the corner and for many, this means heading to the dunes with an off-roader for some fun in the sand. Your truck may be modified with larger tires and a good suspension system, along with heavy-duty truck bumpers; however, is your truck all set up and ready for […] READ MORE >

Feb222018

Love Your Off-Roader But Hate Its Gas Mileage? Read This!

If you’ve spent time and money upgrading your off-road truck with things like oversized tires and steel truck bumpers, then noticed a sudden dive in gas mileage, you’re not alone. There are many things that can reduce mpgs and make your truck more costly to drive on-road in between outings to your favorite […] READ MORE >

Feb192018

Thought About Adding A Train Horn To Your Off-Roader?

When you are out on the trail, it is your responsibility to make sure that everyone else on the trail with you is aware of your presence. Yes, every off-roading truck has a horn – but can it actually be heard over the noise most drivers hear inside their […] READ MORE >

Feb142018

Exploring Light Beam Patterns For Nighttime Off-Road Safety!

Off-roading at night can be a great time as long as you have right lights on your off-road truck. Like steel bumpers and suspensions, there are a few different kinds of aftermarket off-road lights you can put on your truck, each with a different purpose and beam pattern. Before you […] READ MORE >

Dec122017

Why You Need To Take A Closer Look at Off-Road Suspensions!

  To some, off-road suspension systems become important when they need to find ways to fit bigger tires and truck bumpers on their truck or increase ground clearance. Yet fit is only half of the story. An off-road suspension is a critical component of your off-road truck and important […] READ MORE >

Jul262017

Don’t Ignore The Relationship of Off Road Tires and Safety!

One of the first changes that most truck owners make when they get into off-roading is adding bigger and better tires and wheels. Tires often come first in a long line of upgrades that include everything from a lifted suspension and truck bumpers to winches and recovery gear. Although […] READ MORE >

Jan202017

Improve Off-Road Performance With A Great Steering Wheel!

If you really love off-roading, you are bound to be looking at any way possible to improve the performance of your great truck, right?  Sure you are! From bigger, better tires and suspension to aftermarket truck bumpers and specialty lights, there are so many ways to help your truck […] READ MORE >

Dec292016

What Not To Do During A Winch Recovery!

Truck winch bumpers are important recovery gear that most off-road trucks really need. Of course, installing one of these is no guarantee of a good recovery. Before attempting to move any truck that is stuck, off-roaders must know exactly what to do – and not do – with their […] READ MORE >

Dec122016

Winching – The Difference Between Tow and Recovery Straps!

There are a few techniques that all off-roaders should know before they hit the trails, since the day will inevitably come when those truck winch bumpers and recovery gear will come in handy. There is a critical difference between how tow straps and recovery straps should be used. Though […] READ MORE >

Nov212016

Truck Bumpers – Stylize Or Replace With Aftermarket Ones?

The way you stylize your truck says much about the way you use it. Aftermarket truck bumpers and Jeep bumpers aren’t for everyone. Some people like their factory bumpers and find them effective for the way they use their trucks. For some owners, it’s just a style thing, and […] READ MORE >

Nov212016

Truck Bumpers – Stylize Or Replace With Aftermarket Ones?

The way you stylize your truck says much about the way you use it. Aftermarket truck bumpers and Jeep bumpers aren’t for everyone. Some people like their factory bumpers and find them effective for the way they use their trucks. For some owners, it’s just a style thing, and […] READ MORE >

Nov102016

Your Off Roading Passion – Garage Time or Trail Time?

If there’s one thing that anyone in love with off roading understands, it’s got to be the fact that time on the trail invariably starts – and sometimes ends – with time in the garage. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, since off roading enjoyment involves making mods like […] READ MORE >

Oct202016

Off-Roading And Big Tires – What Is My Best Choice?

When it comes to adding bigger tires to your off-road truck, there’s a lot of choices out there. So much choice, that it’s a little confusing to know just what tires are the best ones to use. Other than installing truck bumpers, adding bigger tires is the main upgrade […] READ MORE >

Oct142016

Do You Know How To Handle Off-Road Tire Emergencies?

Nothing brings a fun day off roading to a halt faster than a tire blowout. Unfortunately, tire issues are just another one of the things that can go wrong when you least expect it. Carrying spares on your steel truck bumpers or in the truck  bed is always a […] READ MORE >

Oct62016

Modifying Offroad Trucks – And Keeping It Street Legal!

Off-roading is a popular pastime for many people looking for the thrill and challenge of negotiating different terrains with their special trucks. Unfortunately, not every enthusiast can afford a vehicle to be used specifically for offroading, not to mention a truck and trailer to get that prized offroad truck […] READ MORE >

Oct32016

Offroad Truck Bumpers – What Are Your Choices?

When outfitting any Jeep or off road vehicle, today’s enthusiast has a few different choices in off road custom bumpers. Some may look more aggressive or attractive than others, but each different style also serves a different purpose. Before making the mistake of choosing aftermarket bumpers based solely on […] READ MORE >

Sep162016

Understanding The Rating of D-Rings!

Common accessories found on many offroad custom bumpers are d-rings. Whether standard from the aftermarket bumper manufacturer, or installed by the vehicle owner, d-rings are a handy accessory on steel truck bumpers.  Yet some truck owners may not understand exactly how this accessory is used. Equipping offroading truck bumpers […] READ MORE >

Sep72016

Different Types of Winch Mounts for Off Road Bumpers

A winch on the front end of an off-road truck can be a lifesaver by providing an essential means to pull vehicles out of trouble, or even pull a tree off the path. Just as there are different types of winches, there are also different ways to mount a […] READ MORE >

Aug312016

Keep Your Factory Fog Lights and Sensors Functioning

Let’s be clear about something: If you weren’t interested in modifying your truck, you wouldn’t be looking at this site. That being said, there are some really nice things about starting your build with an unmodified (stock) truck. Truck Is Still Intact First, there is the simple fact the […] READ MORE >

Aug312016

Keep Your Factory Fog Lights and Sensors Functioning

Let’s be clear about something: If you weren’t interested in modifying your truck, you wouldn’t be looking at this site. That being said, there are some really nice things about starting your build with an unmodified (stock) truck. Truck Is Still Intact First, there is the simple fact the […] READ MORE >

Aug302016

Beginner Packing Tips For The Trail

The easiest way to ruin your off-roading getaway is to under-plan for it. You should always know exactly where you’re going with your Super Duty Ford and what to expect when you get there. Pack according to the trip plans and always bring extra water and supplies in the […] READ MORE >

Aug292016

Six Quick Road Trip Tips

With thousands upon thousands of miles of road to allow us extensive travel throughout North America, you can be on the highway for a long time if you want to. While the basic essentials that you use every day will no doubt be remembered, there are some extra things […] READ MORE >

Aug292016

Six Quick Road Trip Tips

With thousands upon thousands of miles of road to allow us extensive travel throughout North America, you can be on the highway for a long time if you want to. While the basic essentials that you use every day will no doubt be remembered, there are some extra things […] READ MORE >

Aug262016

Off Road Bumper Installation Concerns – And How To Fix Them!

Offroad vehicles are designed for having fun – which may require trail-riding, offroading truck owners to invest in offroad bumpers. Steel truck bumpers can save truck owners the cost of repeated repairs – but do they affect performance? Some owners find that the addition of heavy custom bumpers protects […] READ MORE >

Jul292016

Throwing Dirt – Texas Style!

Everyone has something they spend their work week looking forward to. By Friday, more of my time is spent looking at the clock than actually working. For some people – it’s football. For others – it’s hunting. For me – it’s throwing dirt as far as possible, with my […] READ MORE >

Nov102016

your-off-roading-passion-garage-time-or-trail-time

If there’s one thing that anyone in love with off roading understands, it’s got to be the fact that time on the trail invariably starts – and sometimes ends – with time in the garage. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, since off roading enjoyment involves making mods like […] READ MORE >

Oct62016

modifying-offroad-trucks-and-keeping-it-street-legal

Off-roading is a popular pastime for many people looking for the thrill and challenge of negotiating different terrains with their special trucks. Unfortunately, not every enthusiast can afford a vehicle to be used specifically for offroading, not to mention a truck and trailer to get that prized offroad truck […] READ MORE >

Aug262016

off-road-bumper-installation-concerns-and-how-to-fix-them

Offroad vehicles are designed for having fun – which may require trail-riding, offroading truck owners to invest in offroad bumpers. Steel truck bumpers can save truck owners the cost of repeated repairs – but do they affect performance? Some owners find that the addition of heavy custom bumpers protects […] READ MORE >

Aug262016

off-road-bumper-installation-concerns-and-how-to-fix-them

Offroad vehicles are designed for having fun – which may require trail-riding, offroading truck owners to invest in offroad bumpers. Steel truck bumpers can save truck owners the cost of repeated repairs – but do they affect performance? Some owners find that the addition of heavy custom bumpers protects […] READ MORE >

Jul292016

throwing-dirt-texas-style

Everyone has something they spend their work week looking forward to. By Friday, more of my time is spent looking at the clock than actually working. For some people – it’s football. For others – it’s hunting. For me – it’s throwing dirt as far as possible, with my […] READ MORE >

Jul292016

throwing-dirt-texas-style

Everyone has something they spend their work week looking forward to. By Friday, more of my time is spent looking at the clock than actually working. For some people – it’s football. For others – it’s hunting. For me – it’s throwing dirt as far as possible, with my […] READ MORE >

Dec292016

What Not To Do During A Winch Recovery!

Truck winch bumpers are important recovery gear that most off-road trucks really need. Of course, installing one of these is no guarantee of a good recovery. Before attempting to move any truck that is stuck, off-roaders must know exactly what to do – and not do – with their winches during recovery. The biggest mistakes made during vehicle recovery can be the most costly and dangerous. Do Not Wrap Around A Tree or Boulder Incorrectly Trees and large boulders are great recovery anchor points, at least they are when used the right way. Never wrap a cable directly around a tree as … READ MORE >

Dec252016

Winching – The Difference Between Tow and Recovery Straps!

There are a few techniques that all off-roaders should know before they hit the trails, since the day will inevitably come when those truck winch bumpers and recovery gear will come in handy. There is a critical difference between how tow straps and recovery straps should be used. Though they may seem the same to the novice, it is imperative that drivers understand the difference between the two and how to safely use them. Each strap has its place when used in combination with winch bumpers, d-rings, recovery points. and other safety equipment. Tow and Recovery Straps Are Not the Same! Tow … READ MORE >

Dec252016

Truck Bumpers – Stylize Or Replace With Aftermarket Ones?

The way you stylize your truck says much about the way you use it. Aftermarket truck bumpers and Jeep bumpers aren’t for everyone. Some people like their factory bumpers and find them effective for the way they use their trucks. For some owners, it’s just a style thing, and we must admit there are some better looking bumpers being put out by Chevy, Dodge, and Ford these days. But nothing is going to give you the protection of a heavy-duty premium steel truck bumper like a Fab Fours unit. That being said, certain owners find they don’t need the protection and … READ MORE >