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Nov172017

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 >

Nov152017

If Your GPS Breaks Off-Roading – Can You Read A Map?

Knowing where you are going is a big deal when you are off-roading. One wrong turn on a remote trail could send you miles out of the way and put you in danger. While it is easy to rely on your phone or onboard GPS for staying on the […] READ MORE >

Nov82017

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 >

Nov62017

The Possible Pitfalls of Off-Roading Rock Crawling!

Rock crawling is one of the most exciting, yet challenging things you can do with your off-road truck. Yet it requires skill, patience, and a well-equipped truck with all the important upgrades like tires, suspension, and protective steel bumpers. With practice, you can learn how to get over all […] READ MORE >

Nov32017

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 >

Nov12017

Is That Upgrade To Your Off-Road Truck Vital – or Vanity?

Upgrading your off-road truck is fun, especially when it comes to creating that rough and rugged look. Yet the last thing you want, especially if you are on a budget, is a truck that is “all show and no go.”  If you want a truck that can safely hit […] READ MORE >

Oct272017

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 >

Oct262017

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 >

Oct252017

Valuable Guidelines To Off-Roading In Our National Parks!

National parks are a great place to spend a day off-roading. Many of these parks offer miles of trails and a variety of natural obstacles to enjoy. Before you load up your gear and head out to your nearest park in your off-roader with its heavy steel bumpers and […] READ MORE >

Oct242017

Beach Off-Roading Basics – Get Ready For Sand Dune Driving!

Driving your off-road truck or Jeep at designated beach areas can be a lot of fun. Don’t risk having that fun come to an abrupt end if you don’t know how to drive safely on beaches. Driving over the dunes takes more than just the right tires and front truck bumpers with a […] READ MORE >

Oct232017

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 >

Oct202017

What You Must Know Before Doing Any Desert Off-Roading!

Desert driving is a form of off-roading that can be fun, especially if you’ve never tried it before. The scenery is great, there are different challenges, and you’ll get to try your truck out in different conditions. Before you head out, make sure you have everything you need, including […] READ MORE >

Oct172017

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 >

Oct122017

Must-Have Trail Safety Tips For Off-Roaders!

Heading out on the trail for the first time with your off-road truck or Jeep is an exciting moment. You have modified your truck with the right tires, steel bumpers, and other essential equipment and packed essential emergency gear, so you are ready to go. Hey, slow down a […] READ MORE >

Sep282017

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 >

Sep272017

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 >

Sep262017

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 >

Sep252017

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 >

Sep202017

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 >

Sep192017

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

If you’re a “Jeep futurist” and drive 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 >