News & Media

Check out the latest Fab Fours News


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 >


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 >


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 >


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 >


Emergencies Happen Off Road – Be Prepared!

For the off-roaders out there, you know the thrill of getting your “special vehicle” equipped with steel truck bumpers, big-ass tires, and lift kits to hit your favorite off-roading trails. When venturing out into remote trail areas with any truck or Jeep, it’s also essential that you be prepared […] READ MORE >


Why Your Standard Jack Is Not A Good Choice On The Trail!

There are times in every off-roader’s life when they have to jack their truck, whether to change a flat tire or get the vehicle unstuck. So it is important to know that for offroading, not just any jack will do. Standard jacks that can lift wheels and bumpers off the surface […] READ MORE >


How To Safely Navigate Those Off Road Trails!

Off-roading is a great sport that’s gaining popularity every year. Drivers of all ages driving all types of truck and Jeeps are enjoying the many aspects of this pastime, whether modifying their vehicles with the right tires and steel bumpers to challenging themselves with different obstacles. Regardless of experience […] READ MORE >


Off Roading Needs – The Heavy Duty Safety Harness!

Off-roading can be rough, not just on the truck but also on you! People get injured every day when they head out with their prized off-road truck that isn’t equipped with the right safety equipment. You equip your truck with a tougher suspension, bigger wheels and tires, and rugged […] READ MORE >


Check Out Full-Floating vs Semi-Floating Off Road Truck Axles!

Don’t have to tell you off-roaders that to survive the rigors of off-road driving, trucks and Jeeps need to be tough. This could very well include having axles that are built to withstand the heavy strain of off-roading. Besides thinking about equipment like shocks, tires, and bumpers, truck owners […] READ MORE >


Ramp Up Off Road Thrills With Aftermarket Exhaust Systems!

All you off-roaders know that there are a lot of ways to enhance off-road trucks to perform better. From taller suspensions and really rugged tires to specialty steel bumpers and off-road lights, each item has its own special way to make your prized off-road truck better able to handle the challenges […] READ MORE >


All Wheel Drive vs 4 Wheel Drive – What Are The Differences?

One of the most important components that any off-roading truck must have is some type of four wheel drive. This is a type of transmission system that delivers power to the 4 wheels in the drive train, as opposed to either the front two wheels or rear two wheels […] READ MORE >


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 […] READ MORE >


Off Road Driving Techniques – It Has To Do With Safety!

Off-roading is quickly increasing in popularity, with more people enjoying this great activity every year. It’s a great sport, but definitely one that requires everyone to pay attention to safety in order to enjoy the fun without risking accidents or injuries. Modifying a truck and adding necessary gear like […] READ MORE >


Offroaders – Make Sure You Know Snatch Recovery Tactics!

One of the most important techniques all off-roaders need to know if frequenting trails that could leave you stuck is a snatch recovery. Though they may seem simple enough, there are a lot of ways people can get into trouble if they improperly perform this type of recovery or […] READ MORE >