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Dec262017

Off-Road Communication – What’s Up Here?

When you’re out on the trail in a group with your off-roader, it’s important that everyone has a reliable means of staying in communication with everyone else. Wireless phones are okay in less rural settings; however, once you get out in the open where there is no signal, they […] READ MORE >

Dec222017

Off-Road Trucks And Airing Down Those Tires!

A common practice used by many off-roaders is airing down their tires once they venture off the streets and onto rougher terrain in their trucks. This idea goes against what we’ve all been taught, namely that tires should always be aired to the recommended PSI to improve steering and ride comfort […] READ MORE >

Dec132017

The Real Facts About Helmets – Design and Construction!

Helmets are an essential safety item for anyone who does off-road racing or is at risk of a head injury while climbing those big off-road trails. Yet just like suspension parts, steel bumpers, and rugged tires, helmets are only as good as their construction. For the best protection, it […] READ MORE >

Nov202017

Mudding And Off-Roading – Don’t Get Bogged Down!

If you appreciate getting a little dirty while you are out in your off-road truck, mudding is a great way to have fun. Mudding, or affectionately known by some as mudslinging, is loads of fun when you do it right; however, you can easily end up stuck in the […] 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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Aug232016

Secure Retrieval with a Shackle

When it comes to vehicle recovery, it’s an excellent idea to not only have good, sturdy pull points on your aftermarket bumper, but also some good recovery equipment that is rated to handle loads far beyond what your Nissan pickup truck or Jeep will ever put on them. Basic […] READ MORE >

Aug42016

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 […] READ MORE >

Jul302016

Why Install Custom Steel Bumpers to Off Road Vehicles?

Off roading can be a lot of fun; however, it requires the right preparation. Damage to vehicles can be costly, so it is important to outfit off-road vehicles with the right protective gear. Custom steel bumpers are one of the more essential items for any off-road customization to get […] READ MORE >

Dec272016

Off Road Muddin’ – Keep It Fun and Safe With These Rules!

Mudding – what fun it is to head out with your outfitted truck for a day of playing in the mud with fellow off-roaders! Of course, all serious fun usually has a debt to pay afterwards; in this case, your penalty is having to wash the truck to remove all that caked-on mud! Even those who try to avoid it will come across mud on the trail from time to time. Whether you prefer to just get through mud as quickly as possible or are ready to make a day of playing in mud puddles, stay safe and avoid getting stuck … READ MORE >

Dec252016

Offroading and Disc Brake Upgrades – What You Need To Know!

Brakes are an often-overlooked part of the off-roading truck. Even though it’s a lot more fun to be putting on those meaty tires, that steel bumper, and lifting the suspension, you can’t forget stopping power, especially considering all that extra weight. The stock brakes on any offroad truck or jeep may be fine for highway stopping; however, once you head out onto the trails are they going to be powerful enough? The rougher the trail and the more specialized equipment gets loaded onto a truck, the more you’ll want to upgrade your disc brakes as well. Upgrading the Rotors When more stopping power … READ MORE >

Dec232016

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 adding bigger tires, a stronger suspension, and custom bumpers. This is wrench time to prepare for ride time. Unfortunately, mishaps on the trail can bring you back into the garage for repair time. The big question that offroaders need to ask before heading out is how can they reduce repairs after the … READ MORE >

Dec242016

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 made to off-road vehicles. Not every tire will work in every situation, so it’s important to understand how they should be chosen. There’s a lot more to this tire thing than just looking aggressive. Why Upgrade to Bigger Tires? Before actually spending money on bigger tires, know why you need them first. Yeah, … READ MORE >

Dec222016

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 event you end up stranded. Packing List A strong packing list is something that 4×4 newbies commonly overlook. Many are forced to learn the hard way how important it is to be prepared for whatever the trail throws in the path of your prized offroading truck. It goes without saying that your packing list … 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 >

Dec222016

Why Install Custom Steel Bumpers to Off Road Vehicles?

Off roading can be a lot of fun; however, it requires the right preparation. Damage to vehicles can be costly, so it is important to outfit off-road vehicles with the right protective gear. Custom steel bumpers are one of the more essential items for any off-road customization to get the necessary level of protection. With the right off-road steel bumpers, vehicles will only look great and be able to endure the perils that sometimes come with off-roading. The Rigors of Off Roading No matter what type of vehicle is used for off-roading, driving on that type of terrain usually means many chances to … READ MORE >

Dec222016

Secure Retrieval with a Shackle

When it comes to vehicle recovery, it’s an excellent idea to not only have good, sturdy pull points on your aftermarket bumper, but also some good recovery equipment that is rated to handle loads far beyond what your Nissan pickup truck or Jeep will ever put on them. Basic recovery equipment should start with a shackle (also known as a D-ring) and a recovery strap. Winches, winch anchors, shovels, ramps, etc are also a good idea, but you should at least have a good strap and D-ring in your truck at all times. And, of course, a good custom steel … READ MORE >