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RockSplitter Shackles

Everyone wants it. Heck, all the kids are doing it these days. But adding more can get really expensive really quick, and in these tough economic times, it’s nice to know that there are big brain engineers out there, hard at work, chasing the same quest, with tight budgets and high quality at the forefront of their mind. Our ’74 …

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Airaid Cool Air Dam Intake

  Looking for a quick boost in horsepower and fuel mileage? Want a package that you can add on yourself, quickly and easily? We were, and we looked to Airaid for our fix. The folks at Airaid suggested an Airaid CoolAir Dam Intake and a Poweraid throttle body spacer to install and test on our ’04 Jeep Rubicon. Installing the …

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The Source, Compressed Air System

There are a few mandatory items that any off-roader should never leave home without, including safety items such as a fire extinguisher, first aid kit and vehicle recovery items like a tow strap, jack, tools, and spare parts. One item many people seem to leave off the list is a compressed air source. Many people carry a spare tire, which …

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Extreme Camping with Coleman

Arapaho Back Pack, Kodiak Sleeping Bag and Orion Tent Review As you are probably aware by now, from our newsletters, one of our columnists, Jody, recently went on a 2-week trip to Morocco, Africa to cover the 1999 Mile Marker Winch – Atlas Challenge. Prior to Jody’s journey to the Sahara, we realized that he would be encountering a variety …

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IPF 900 Series Off-Road lights

Off-roading at night… it’s gotta be at the top of my list for some of the best off-road adventures I’ve ever had. Being in the desert of Tucson, AZ, it tends to get pretty searing during the day so we tend to do a lot of night runs. However, without proper illumination, it can get a bit hairy when you …

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IPF’s replacement headlamp kit

No, this isn’t a rerun of Gremlins; it’s what you will get when you replace your regular halogen lamp headlights with a set of IPF replacement lights. Not so long ago, IPF released their headlight replacement kits, which came with a new set of precision ground lenses and high performance H4 bulbs. Our test vehicle for these new lights is …

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Bestop’s Power Steps

There are some things in life you can live without – but really, why should you? You’ve worked hard-you deserve a break, something nice, an amenity or two. We saw the Amp Research Power Steps by Bestop at the ’06 SEMA Off Road Show. When it comes to running boards, it takes a lot to impress us… We’ve seen steps, …

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Billet aluminum dash knobs for CJ Jeeps

Nothing’s worse on a cold morning than starting the Jeep to warm it up for that drive to work, only to have one of the heater knobs break off in your hand in an attempt to turn it on! This has happened to countless Jeep owners, and it happened to me! Those old plastic knobs on the dash, dry, cracked, …

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10 Bolt Yukon axles and a Detroit C-Locker

To continue our three part series, we now move to the rear of our project Blazer. To refresh everyone’s memory, while doing some suspension measurements on a new lift kit we installed, we had located our Blazer on the side of a hill. This is where we were when unpleasantly introduced to the sound of not only one axle exploding …

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ARB’s Safari Snorkel

 Breath easy my friend, ARB’s super-tough Safari Snorkel is here to save the day. Nothing sucks worse, pun intended, than having your air filter get clogged by smoke, dust and other small particles, robbing your mill of badly needed power. Not to mention having your motor drink a few gallons or rust causing, engine-block-cracking water while crossing that stream that …

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