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Apr192017

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 is a concern. The bigger the tire, the harder it can be to balance. When equipping off-road trucks with aftermarket bumpers, shocks, and tires that can affect the ride, you may have to work harder to keep those tires balanced. Why Tire Balance Matters In order for any vehicle to ride smoothly without shakes … READ MORE >

Mar162017

Why Off Road Trucks Must Have Great Backup Lights!

Equipping an off-road truck for the trail can take some time – and a good bit of money. Owners need to prioritize what they want versus what they need and make sure necessities for safe trail riding are purchased first. For those who enjoy trail riding at night, adding lights along with those custom bumpers and shocks is probably a given; however, are you remembering to add backup lights? It’s easy to forget about what’s behind you when you think all that needs to be seen is ahead of you. Safe off-roading cannot ignore those times out on the trail in … READ MORE >

Feb142017

Fab Fours – Supporting Trail Hero As Official Bumper Sponsor!

The Trail Hero rock sports event of 2016 was a massive success, bringing trail riders and off road enthusiasts and their special off road vehicles from all over to share in a multi-day, multi-activity event like no other. In 2017, Trail Hero promises to be even better, offering 4 days of off road trail riding in Hurricane Utah as well as great industry entertainment in the evenings. Fab Fours is honored to be the Official Bumpers of Trail Hero 2017. Richard Klein, President of Trail Hero, recently spoke about the merger, stating that he was “excited to work with a reputable, American … READ MORE >

Jan232017

Off-Road Truck HID Lamps – Why Do I Need Them?

Anyone who enjoys off-roading at night surely understands the importance of having good off-road lights. Whether they’re mounted on a light bar across the roof or added to front truck bumpers, high intensity discharge (HID) lights can really improve the experience when on the trails after dark. They may be a bit of an additional expense, but there’s a lot of reasons why off-road owners want to add HID lights to their list of upgrades for their trucks. When compared with other lights, they perform much better overall. Brighter, More Intense Light In comparison to standard halogen and even brighter LED bulbs, … READ MORE >

Dec252016

Modding Your Off-Road Truck – What Are The Options?

Getting ready to hit the trails means modifications and accessories for the serious off roader. There are a lot of accessories to choose from, some of them more ‘show,’ while others are essential for the right ‘go’. So what modifications should an off roader just starting out consider for their vehicle? Are those driving lights more important than, say, aftermarket bumpers or bigger tires? Of course, the answer will depend on what a truck owner does with their vehicle. Considering that most off roaders begin the same way, choose the accessories that make the most sense to add early – … READ MORE >

Dec232016

How To Protect You and Your Truck Before Hitting The Trails!

Chances are, there are two types of offroaders reading this article before setting out to hit the trails with their decked-out trucks. Are you the offroader that assumes you really don’t need that much in extras like aftermarket bumpers and big tires or are you the offroader who blows tons of money on every aftermarket upgrade and gadget out there trying to protect your special truck? Neither one of these situations is ideal for what should be some pretty obvious reasons. So what kind of protection do you really need before hitting the trails? Here’s a little bit of information to … READ MORE >

Dec232016

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 to and from sites. As a result, many drivers end up modifying their daily driver by adding aftermarket bumpers and other equipment so it can be used part-time for offroad fun. A modified bumper can sometimes be a legal concern, so before modifying the bumper on any vehicle that gets driven … READ MORE >

Dec222016

Important Considerations When Choosing Steel Truck Bumpers

Upgrading the stock bumper on off-road vehicles is a common modification that many vehicle owners make.  Strong, durable bumpers are an important piece of protective equipment that many off-road vehicles should have. A correct upgrade involves more than just unbolting the OEM bumper and replacing it with a steel bumper. Vehicle owners should consider a few important thoughts to make sure they choose the right bumpers and properly protect their vehicles. With the right off-road bumper installation, off-roaders can hit the trails with few worries. How Will the Vehicle Be Used? There are a lot of different off-road bumpers available today, each … READ MORE >

Dec212016

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 windows down and my speakers blasting. There’s nothing like the adrenaline rush you get mid-power slide as you rip tracks deep into the mud of a wide open pasture. Don’t get me wrong, I love the puzzles that come with technical off-roading – from calculating ground clearance to eliminating wheel hop. But … READ MORE >