browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Wheeling Education

Mud, Thou Art A Deceiving Mistress!!

She’s always tempting. She’s usually loads of fun, and can get pretty wild! And you gotta admit, she looks pretty easy. Mud is usually one of the first things new wheelers want to dive into.  Why? Most figure a romp through the mud is relatively harmless.  How bad could it be?  It certainly seems less … Continue reading »

Categories: Jeep, Wheeling Education | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Selecting My Lift

Enhancing my JK with an aftermarket suspension system was always the plan.  But with so many great options available, and with so many factors to consider, how do you choose?  That’s what this post is all about!   Needs Vs. Wants.  Keep it Real! It’s easy to get all caught up with the rigs you see in … Continue reading »

Categories: Jeep, Wheeling Education | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Getting’ Ready for a Big Event. Part labor of love. Part pain in the ass. Usually stressful. Pretty much always a mad scramble to the end…

Whether you wheel your daily driver every weekend or bust out the trail machine a few times a year, it’s a good idea to give your rig the once over before you hit the trails, especially if it’s been a while since your last trip off-road. It’s one thing to breakdown on the road to … Continue reading »

Categories: Events, Wheeling Education | Tags: , , | 1 Comment

Choosing the Right Shop to Work on your 4X4 is a Must

With pretty much all things in life, you have to know when to call in the experts.  Modifying your 4×4 is no exception.  After years of experience – some positive, some negative – of doing things myself, relying on friends, using my regular mechanic, and trying some different ‘4×4’ shops, I know that finding the … Continue reading »

Categories: Bronco, Jeep, Wheeling Education | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Oh, The Places You’ll Go…and the Different Types of Off-Roading You can Enjoy.

Off-Roading.  Think about it.  What comes to mind?  What does it mean to you?  What do you envision? Think about where you are in the Country, or in the World.  What’s the scenery like?  What are the conditions like?  What type of terrain and trails do you envision?  What type of vehicle do you see?  … Continue reading »

Categories: Wheeling Education | 1 Comment

Locking Differentials, aka Lockers. (“What is it? What’s it all about? Why do you need it?”)

Welcome to the second post in the “What is it? What’s it all about? Why do you need it?”series.  My first post covered Lift Kits & Taller Tires, which are amongst the first mods made by any off-roader.  This post I’m dedicating to Lockers, locking differentials to be technically correct.  It’s all about getting power … Continue reading »

Categories: Wheeling Education | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Old Iron or Something New, What’s the Better Multipurpose Wheeler?

It’s an age old debate, with strong opinions on both sides.  What makes a better multipurpose wheeler, an old rig or something new(er)? Well, I happen to own a 1972 Ford Bronco, and a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon.  These are two of the best off-road vehicles ever made, of all time!  (Yes, I’m pretty … Continue reading »

Categories: Jeep, Wheeling Education | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Wheeling 101 – The Ten (+2) Most Important things I would tell a New Wheeler Before Hitting the Trail.

I love introducing people to off-roading.  I like bringing anyone, but especially those who never gave it much thought, or didn’t think they had an interest, but the best are those with negative preconceived notions.  A day on the trails opens their eyes to a whole new level of fun and excitement. Everyone I take … Continue reading »

Categories: Wheeling Education | Tags: , , | Leave a comment