Rock Dawg Buggy at Moab Area BFE

At the 2015 Moab EJS ‘The Rock’ Area BFE run, Alec brought out his adjustable wheelbase 4×4 rock buggy with TDI diesel power. This purpose built, one-of-a-kind machine boasts a 100″-136″ adjustable wheelbase and suspension lift system plus four-wheel steering. Alec walks us through his handiwork and explains the hydraulic system strategy for this no-nonsense […]

HD Videos: 2012 Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event

HD Videos: The 2012 Wheelers for the Wounded Rubicon Super Event! The four HD videos below include 2012 event trail action plus interviews with the Vets and WFTW organizers…There is additional coverage available at the magazine’s HD Video Network for the 2010 and 2011 WFTW Rubicon Super Events. For details, see the playlists at the ‘4WD News & Event Channel’ and the ‘4WD […]

4WD Mechanix Magazine Adds a Recording Booth

HD video filming and post-production editing require consistent audio narrative.  The magazine’s content focuses on how-to technical training, and video filming includes events, how-to and motorsports.  Ambient noise is a challenge when filming and carries into post-production editing and voiceover.  Noise from the street and office setting can easily get picked up during voiceover or […]

Moses Ludel Lecture and Slideshow: Cast Iron TIG Repair

Moses Ludel’s Guest Lecture and Slideshow at the 2011 Spring Midwest Willys Reunion: TIG Repair of a Large Cast Iron Axle Housing!      Damaged, rare axle castings can be repaired. In this presentation at the 2011 Spring Midwest Willys Reunion, Moses Ludel discusses the right filler rod and TIG welding technique for best outcomes when restoring […]

How-to: Iron Engine Block Casting TIG Weld Repair

Professional Iron Block Casting Repair with Weld Mold 700/750 TIG Filler Rod! See this Caterpillar engine block repair, using TIG (GTAW) welding process and Weld Mold Company 700 and 750 filler rod. The bare block fix, performed on the shop floor at Brad Falin’s Fernley, Nevada heavy equipment repair facility, took two hours and saved thousands of dollars. […]