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Bridgestone / Firestone Dueler M/T Radial

Bridgestone Corp. has been making rubber-based products such as tires,V-belts, golf balls, rubber hoses and much more since 1931. With the acquisition of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in 1988, Bridgestone became the largest tire and rubber manufacturer in the world and created its largest subsidiary, Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. With and advertising campaign that boasts “ferocious off-road traction and durability …

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Valley Industries LED Trailer lighting

Not everything that is old and ugly is completely useless.  Case in point: my 16’ flatbed trailer.  The trailer isn’t that old, but it’s lived a hard life and looks like it should be put to pasture or sold for scrap metal.  The paint is faded, a few of the boards are cracked and warped, a tail light lens is …

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Bossco Lite Wrenches & Tools

Wrenching on your rig is tough enough, and it’s even tougher when you’re on the trail. Throw in a nighttime situation and it can get downright miserable. You’ll find yourself lying under your 4×4 griping a pen light in your mouth or having your buddy try to shine a light. Neither of which is an ideal situation. But, there are …

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Project Buckshot – Power Steering Conversion / Upgrade

Once we shod Buckshot with 35” tall tires, we knew that the aging, stock power steering system wouldn’t hack it. One or two good off-road runs would send the power steering gearbox to an early grave. To cure our substandard steering system sickness, we put a call into the experts at BC Broncos in Ingram, TX. After explaining our Bronco’s …

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Dominator Engine and Holley Fuel Injection

    Plans change, even the best laid ones. When we drew up our plans for Buckshot, we were only going to refresh the stock 302 power plant; they certainly didn’t include a high performance fuel injection engine. But, after seeing the top-shelf paint job that Midlife Classics gave it, we knew that opening up a hood to even a …

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North Face’s Mountain 24 Tent Review

On occasion we find ourselves really needing to get “one with nature”… When that urge comes about we usually head outdoors. Well, if your really trying to become one with nature, then you head out with your trusty 30-06 and bear skin suit, but today in this busy world we can’t afford to take time to become an overnight Grizzly …

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Allied’s Raceline Renegade 8 Wheels

Just moments after we gave our ’05 Dodge Ram 2500 a 4″ Superlift vertical adjustment, and right about the time we were getting ready to admire our handiwork, that’s when it hit us. We knew, going into this, that we’d have to stuff the wheel wells with some new meats, but the openings at this point were colossal – as …

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General Grabber All-Terrain Tire Review

For many of us, tires were, and still are the first performance upgrade. But lets face it… not all upgrades really “up-grade” your truck. There are lots of examples out there, where a poor tire-choice actually “down- grades” your rig. If you’ve been one of the poor souls that have made a poor choice, you could be stuck with your …

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CJ5 MORE Bombproof Motor Mounts

Installed on: 1977 Jeep CJ5 If you have ever had a motor mount break you know how troublesome it can be. You should also know that replacing the old rotten ones are an easy task. Well to avoid all of this, We installed a set of M.O.R.E. (Mountain Off Road Enterprises) bombproof motor mounts. These are the highest quality motor …

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VDO auto-calibrating speedometer and gauges

Style: Cockpit Royale Information, it’s what we all crave, but the information must be accurate. If you have lifted your 4wd vehicle, added larger tires, or changed your differential gears then you know that the information that your stock speedometer is providing you is not accurate. VDO has now found a permanent cure for your inaccurate speedometer. Meet the VDO …

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