The internet is a double edged sword when it comes to finding tips and tricks for off roading. On one hand, you can find a library’s worth of articles and posts about 4×4 vehicles, how to drive off-road, etc. The problem is, unlike a library, non-fiction isn’t clearly sorted from fiction. To help you sort through it a little easier, here are some common 4×4 myths and the truth behind them.
When you start modding your rig, you may stop and wonder if what you’re doing is street legal. Or maybe you’ve already had a run in with the law and know there are parts of your ride that shouldn’t be on the road. Street legal versus not can get really confusing once you start the mods. Here are a few things to keep you out of trouble with the law when you head out on the streets.
There you are, shopping for new tires, and you start to find that you don’t really know how the specifications offered relate to what you need. There’s so many different numbers and letters trying to tell you something, but what exactly is it? Out of context tire load ratings mean nothing, so let’s put them into context for those shopping for tires for their 4×4.
Contrary to popular belief, modifying your 4×4 without breaking the bank isn’t impossible. A few upgrades can polish the look, bump performance, and customize your rig — it doesn’t take much! Since we’re talking exclusively about inexpensive upgrades, an added bonus is that most only take an hour or so to complete. Here’s how to optimize your 4×4 on a budget.
Author’s Note: The lift kit guide is no longer available for download.
Buying a good lift kit is often a very complex process that involves lots of research, consideration, and comparing. Making the wrong decision comes with quite a few consequences you’ll want to avoid. The “wrong” lift kit can ruin ride quality, reduce vehicle capabilities, and waste lots of money. Because of this, we created a comprehensive guide for lift kit shoppers.
You’ve been warned – this video is frustrating to watch. So many things are going wrong here that don’t have to! The video is about 10 minutes long, but who knows how long this recovery “effort” went on. Check the video out for yourself. Props to you if you don’t start yelling at the screen!