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Project In Too Deep – Part 2

After a few month hiatus of man-cave action, and much razzing from friends, family, and the boss, project “In Too Deep” is back in full swing. When I last left off, the Jeep body and frame had both been cut in half and the lengthening had begun; this article covers the frame that is now finished and all the tubing …

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The Girls of SEMA – 2008

The annual SEMA convention presents the single most comprehensive collection of 4X4 accessories in the free world.  From driving lights to differentials, and every part in between, SEMA is the place to go to see the latest and greatest off-road goodies. This is the pitch we give our wives before we head out the door on our way to SEMA, …

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The 2008 SEMA Show

  Gas prices got you down? Did your favorite presidential candidate lose the election? Is the economy stressing your budget? Let’s fact it folks, these are tough times. We do though, still have the great outdoors to explore and the great thing about the trail is that it doesn’t care about how much value your 401K has lost and hopefully you can still find …

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Staff Arguments – FJ’s vs. CJ’s

We thought we’d bring you a little closer to the life of the editors at 4X4REVIEW.COM by letting you in on a few of our previously taped conversations (argument, quarrel, disagreement, dispute, difference of opinion, heated discussion or whatever politically correct version you want to call our “bitch sessions”) that we typically have at work, over lunch, over a few …

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Extreme Makeover: 4X4 Edition – Part 1

Before it all began… Our project FJ40 looks good from afar, but up close it was far from good. The interior of our Cruiser was a hodge-podge of products we have reviewed, junk-yard goodies and countless freebies and confiscated parts from other projects. It was a rolling billboard for the shabby-chic school of design. With winter setting in and wheeling weather …

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Rockcrawlers For Christ – An Editorial

    Go to any National Hot Rod Association event and you’re sure to see a Team RFC fish sticker on the side of a favorite race car. Christian Motorsports International Family of Ministries better known as Team RFC (including Racers For Christ) has shifted gears, brought things down to a slow crawl and added rockcrawling to its family of …

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Old Heroes Never Die

    Old Heroes Never Die…boy ain’t that the truth, but we’ll get to that in just a minute. Let’s first ask a few questions. Are you a serious, long-term rock-crawler or off-roader? can you remember way back, when 32 inch tires were pretty darn big for a dedicated trail machine? Have you been an avid off-roader for at least …

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Zero to Sixty, to Zero Again

  Performance, an utterance that makes most gear heads, like us, ponder solely about power improvements. In the case of our ’05 Chevy Silverado 2500 with the venerable Duramax Diesel, it’s that, and more – much more as you read below. With the price of diesel over $3 per gallon and some long-haul trips with a loaded trailer on our …

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Exhaust Notes – how to route and plan for your next exhaust system

  When you move to a new town it can be quite frustrating when you can’t find the resources you once had. Resources such as a good supplier of nuts and bolts, a reputable parts store that will carry your oddball truck parts, a good fabricator and so on. After moving to Indianapolis a few years back, it’s taken me …

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Preparing For The Summer Season – Tent Buying 101

The summer season is nearly here, so now seems a good time to ask yourself, in what shape is one of your most important pieces of camping equipment – the tent? Recent research shows that more than one in 10 campers will be looking to purchase a new tent within the next year. Durability, size and weather resistance are among …

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