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Sep202017

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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 >

Sep192017

Let’s Looks Closer At Fab Fours JK Tube Doors!

If you’re a “Jeep futurist” and druve a JK Wrangler, Fab Fours has some new off-road equipment just for you. Adding to their line of durable, custom Jeep steel bumpers, Fab Fours has recently introduced its JK tube doors for Wranglers that hit the trails hard. Available in both front and […] READ MORE >

Sep152017

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 >

Sep132017

Some Simple Tips To Save Your Off Road Truck’s Gas Usage!

If your off-road truck is a gas guzzler, you might be wondering if there is anything you can do about it. If you have equipped your truck with bigger tires, steel bumpers, and other specialty gear, chances are you have seen an increase in your gas consumption. Fortunately, there […] READ MORE >

Aug282017

Off-Road Truck Winches – Electric or Hydraulic?

A strong, reliable winch is one of the most basic and necessary accessories for an off-road truck that encounters water, mud, or other trail hazards. Truck winch bumpers can get you out of a bind if you have chosen the proper winch. Besides capacity, you can choose from hydraulic or […] READ MORE >

Aug252017

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 >

Aug232017

Looking At Safety Seats For Your Off-Road Truck!

If you do more than just hit the occasional trail with your off-road truck, chances are you have invested in quite a few upgrades such as tires, suspension, steel bumpers, and more. All of this equipment is designed to protect your truck and make it more functional on the trail […] READ MORE >

Aug222017

Why Would I Add Weight To My Off-Road Tires?

When you are equipping your off-road truck for the trail, weight is a definite concern. You may want to add certain equipment like larger tires and wheels, tougher axles, and durable steel bumpers. Yet the added weight can affect your vehicle in negative ways. Why would you want to […] READ MORE >

Aug212017

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 >

Aug172017

How Does Rim Choice Affect Successful 4×4 Off Roading?

There is a lot more to proper off-road rim selection than just appearance. Naturally, you want your prized off-road truck to look as tough as it really is. Yet every part you add, from rims and wheels to steel bumpers and winch, should serve a purpose other than looking […] READ MORE >

Aug152017

Winch Usage – Safety and Maintenance Are Vital!

A winch is one of the more important safety items to have on the steel bumper of your off road truck if you ride the trails on a regular basis or like pushing your truck to the limit. It is there to get you or someone else out of trouble […] READ MORE >

Aug142017

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 >

Jul312017

How To Find Great Storage Choices When Heading Off Road!

Storage space is frequently at a premium in many homes. It can be even harder to come by in your off-road truck. What do you do when you want to spend a weekend out camping to ride the hills and trails in a more remote location? You get creative, […] READ MORE >

Jul312017

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 >

Jul312017

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 >

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 >

Jul242017

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 >

Jul192017

Important Tips For Installing Winches to Fab Fours Bumpers!

So you are ready to invest in great steel bumpers for your truck and thinking about adding a winch? Great choice! One of the best things after you’ve added heavy duty bumpers, especially those great new 2017 Chevy heavy duty bumpers from Fab Fours for off-road trucks, is discovering how easy […] READ MORE >

Jul142017

Do I Need Waterless Coolant For My Off Road Truck?

Staying cool while you’re off-roading is a good thing to do, both for you and your truck. Although water is your best option to stay hydrated and cool, water-based coolant definitely has its limitations in any off-road truck that is prone to overheating. Fortunately, waterless coolant offers important protection […] READ MORE >

Jul122017

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 >

Jun282017

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 >

Jun272017

Why Improved Steel Bumpers Are Great For 4×4 Trucks!

If you off-road, you’re probably already well aware of the fact that some of the stock equipment on your outfitted truck or Jeep isn’t going to be enough out on the trail. Most people start their upgrades by adding bigger, better tires and then movie onto things like the […] READ MORE >

Jun232017

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 >

Jun222017

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 >

Jun212017

Basic Coil Spring Information For Off Road Trucks!

Coil springs are an essential suspension part on most off-road trucks and Jeeps today, giving the suspension much needed lift and compression required to scale different types of obstacles. Simpler than the leaf springs that used to be common on many vehicles, coil springs are easier to install and […] READ MORE >

Jun212017

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 >

Jun192017

Tuning Your Own Off Road Truck Shocks!

Shocks are an important component on all off-road trucks, giving them the ability to negotiate all types of terrain and obstacles safely and comfortably. Shocks can come out of adjustment after a while and need tuning. Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to tune many simpler types of shocks right at […] READ MORE >

Jun162017

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 >

Jun162017

Looking At Winch Capacity For Your Off Road Truck!

Other than tires, steel bumpers, and other similar equipment, a winch is one of the most important accessories to have on your Jeep or truck. Used safely and correctly, winches give you the ability to get out of trouble and continue on your way. Yet there is more to […] READ MORE >

Jun132017

Which Compressed Air Source Should Be On Your Off Road Truck?

It seems like there is a never-ending list of upgrades and accessories needed to fully equip an off-road vehicle for a safe day on the trails. Among those many items like recovery gear, the right tires, and aftermarket steel truck bumpers, you should also have some kind of compressed […] READ MORE >

Jun82017

4-Wheel Drive Trucks – Why Are They So Good Off-Road?

What makes 4-wheel drive trucks so good off road? The obvious answer to this question is because of that great 4-wheel drive you can use to climb just about anything. Is that the only reason why off-road trucks are so awesome for rough trail riding and hill climbing? 4WD […] READ MORE >

Jun72017

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 >

Jun62017

Metallurgy – How Does It Relate To Off Road Trucks?

The durability of any item is dependent on the quality of the material from which it is made. This applies to any type of manufacturing, including the production of off-road vehicle parts like off-road wheels, suspension parts, axles, steel truck bumpers, and anything else made of metal. It’s easy […] READ MORE >

May292017

Why Devote Time To Off-Road Truck Winch Upkeep?

You’ve invested in your off-road truck in various ways to be sure it’s up to the challenge. You’ve upgraded stock equipment to make your ride more durable and added things like steel bumpers with a built-in winch just in case you run into some kind of trouble. You’re no […] READ MORE >

May252017

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 >

May112017

What Is Geocaching With Off-Road Navigation?

Geocaching is a fun activity enjoyed by people of all ages around the world. Although many hike their way through trails, hills, and valleys, there’s a growing number of geocachers enjoying it with their Jeeps and off-road trucks equipped with steel truck bumpers. What’s especially interesting about geocaching on the […] READ MORE >

May102017

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 >

May82017

Winch Rigging Accessories – What You Need On The Trails!

If you’re serious about off-roading, the importance of a strong winch mounted on your steel bumper is something you understand. Hopefully, you also realize that there’s more to winching than just installing truck winch bumpers as the winch is only one part of the recovery equation. To safely and […] READ MORE >

May52017

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 >

May12017

Protect Your Differentials With Covers When Off-Roading!

When heading out to the trails, the last thing any off-roader thinks about is busting their differentials. These trucks and Jeeps are built tough, right? Well, yes and no. While 4×4 vehicles are designed to be more durable than most passenger cars, they can still get damaged on the […] READ MORE >

Apr262017

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 >

Apr262017

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 >

Apr202017

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 >

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 […] READ MORE >

Apr182017

Which Is Better – MIG or TIG Welding?

Off-roaders who modify their Jeeps and trucks with steel truck bumpers and other heavy-duty parts may occasionally need to have something welded. Performed correctly, welding typically provides a more secure attachment than bolts. There are two types of welding used in automotive applications: MIG welding and TIG welding. Although […] READ MORE >