Mike Partridge Interview, Part 4: Motor Mount &
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the Flash video available at this page (filmed at Moab Jeep Safari in 2011), there are seventeen additional
Advance Adapters HD videos available at the magazine's 4WD Mechanix HD Video Network playlists. These more
recent 1080P videos are from Moses Ludel's January 2013 tour of the Advance Adapters plant. See the
magazine's 4WD Mechanix HD Video Channel playlists for access to the tour, interviews and product discussion!
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links to Moses Ludel's January 2013 Advance Adapters plant tour series—17 HD videos
1) In this candid talk, Moses Ludel and Mike Partridge discuss
4WD industry trends and the Advance Adapters role within the 4WD aftermarket. The conversation includes new 4x4
products, popular consumer interests and keeping production in the United
States. Click here for direct access to the
2) Advance Adapters produces a variety of transfer case,
transmission, overdrive and engine conversion components. The Atlas transfer case, Saturn overdrive,
Rubicrawler, Ranger Torque Splitter and SYE kits are well known and produced in-house at Paso Robles,
California. See the modern Advance Adapters manufacturing and machine processes that produce these
components. Click here for direct access to the HD video
3) High performance and long life products require quality
engineering and testing. Advance Adapters Senior Design Engineer Chuck Althausen shares the processes, standards
and unique testing that make the Atlas transfer cases, Rubicrawler, Saturn overdrive, Ranger Torque Splitter,
V-8 conversions, SYE kits and other Advance Adapters products superior.
Click here for direct access to the engineering
4) Moses Ludel and Advance Adapters Sales Manager Steve Roberts
discuss details on popular engine and transmission conversions, including Atlas and Rubicrawler upgrades and
meeting the challenges of emission controls. The goal is how to get maximum reliability from an upgraded
Click here for direct access to the HD video interview with Steve
5) Advance Adapters builds the Atlas transfer case, Saturn
overdrive, Rubicrawler, engine conversion kits and many other specialty 4x4 parts. To design and test these
components, the company has several Jeep TJ and JK Wrangler "mules". See the Advance Adapter prototype vehicles
and testing rock pile…Click here to see the Advance Adapter 4x4 fleet on the test
6) Advance Adapters produces the unique Rubicrawler gear
reduction box for Jeep Wrangler models with the 42RLE automatic transmission. This reduction or "crawl" gear box
has an easily understood shift method that Steve Roberts demonstrates in this HD video
how-to. Click here for direct access to the HD video details on the
7) Steve Roberts at Advance Adapters shares close-up details on
the Atlas transfer case. He describes the function, design and attributes of both the two- and four-speed Atlas
transfer cases. Learn more about this popular and rugged upgrade for Jeep, light truck, Land Cruiser, off-road
4x4 buggy and other heavy duty applications.
Click here for insight into the Atlas transfer case design and
8) In this close-up video, Steve Roberts shares the Advance
Adapters Jeep TJ Wrangler with a 5.3L G.M. Generation 3 V-8 swap. See how Advance Adapters makes this a 50-State
emissions legal engine and transmission conversion. Click here for insight into an LS swap for a Jeep
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the Advance Adapters website!