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5 Ways to Fix a Radiator Leak on the Trail

For those of you that do their 4-wheeling in some remote area or in some vegetated sections that typically have tree limbs that poke out, we comprised this list of a few simple tricks that can fix a radiator leak (a small one) with out having to carry a spare radiator with you. Additionally, the items that we talk about …

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How to: Fix Axle Camber

How To: Adjusting Camber on your Axle with Ingalls Engineering Alignment Shims   With the upgraded axle assemblies and Rubicon Express Extreme-Duty Lift kit installed on Project Over Easy, it was time to turn our attention to a proper alignment.  The entire suspension for our Jeep Scrambler has been rebuilt, replaced or upgraded in some manner, which means our steering alignment …

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Better Braking for your Toyota from All Pro

Land Cruiser, 4Runner and Toyota pickup truck owners everywhere can rejoice! Why? Because after many years of searching for a master cylinder setup that would work on my FJ40 that has disc brakes front and rear, I’ve finally found exactly what I’ve needed. FJ, 4Runner and Mini truck owners around the globe has searched high and low for a master …

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Homegrown Flat Fenders – Fitting 37″ Tires in a 35″ Hole

When I decided to step up from 35″ Goodyear MT/R’s to 37″ MT/R’s, my goal was to make them fit without any additional lift. Not an easy task, but I’ve never been one to shy away from the cutting wheel and sawzall. In fact I have been called on more than once to cut up friends Jeeps when they were …

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How To: Build Your Own Torch Cart

Thrifty Tool Tricks – Bargain Basement Torch Set and Torch Cart A cheap tool isn’t good, but a good tool can be cheap. I know, it’s an oxymoron, but it’s true. Case in point; I’ve been watching Craigslist for a good oxy/acetylene torch set for over a month now, and just the other day I found one. A set of …

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5 Steps to a Cooler Running Engine

  Summer’s here and it’s a relentless one at that. Old Mother Nature’s cranking up the global oven to a cozy broil. Bottom line, it’s just plain hot! Heck, Tarzan’s probably rethinking that whole fur thong thing he’s wearing right about now. At 220 plus degrees Fahrenheit, the innards of any V8 are probably thinking the exact same thing. Here’s …

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Hydro-Boost Brake Booster System for your Early Bronco Part 2

Several years ago, I wrote an article detailing the  installation of a hydroboost unit (picture of my first conversion on the right) from an early ’80s Cadillac into my 1969 Bronco. In that article I gave information on how hydroboost works and shared details on the installation process and my initial impressions after the unit had been installed. Never one …

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Hydro-Boost Brake Booster System for your Early Bronco

I have to admit that I have a thing for brakes… good ones, that is. Brakes and suspension were two areas I knew I wanted to improve dramatically when I first began my Bronco buildup eight years ago. I began my braking endeavors by converting my aging 4 wheel drum setup to 4 wheel discs(unboosted) when I put a new …

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Break the engine in & tune the Holley fuel injection

Mighty Mouse, Part 4 of 5 “I jammed the gas, which promptly pinned my melon to the headrest and the FJ lurched forward with angry vengeance.”   We are almost to the close of our five-part do-it-yourself series on building a 400+ horsepower rock-crawler engine. So far, we’ve shown you our build plans, engine preparation and machining (Part 1), how to …

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