Video Series: How to Flare Automotive Brake Tube, Fuel Lines and Cooler Tubing

Video Series: How to Flare Automotive Brake Tube, Fuel Lines and Cooler Tubing

Flare Tools and How to Flare Brake Lines This HD video how-to series covers brake tube flare types and flaring methods, brake work safety concerns and the available brake service flare tools used for servicing production and project vehicles. While many U.S. shops and DIY enthusiasts prefer the simplicity of pre-made double flared tubing with […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Dirt Motorcycle Final Drive Chain and Sprockets Replacement

How-to: Dirt Motorcycle Final Drive Chain and Sprockets Replacement! Dirt and dual-sport motorcycles require routine chain maintenance and periodic parts replacement. In this 28-minute HD video, the magazine’s Honda XR650R enduro bike gets final drive attention. This presents an opportunity to upgrade the chain and sprockets. The detailed, step-by-step coverage of this important service provides tips on how to […]

Nena Barlow Demonstrates the Pull Pal Anchor

Nena Barlow operates Barlow Adventures at Moab and Sedona. Her 4×4 guiding and recovery tools include the Pull Pal land anchor.  At the Dunes south of Moab, Nena uses a Pull Pal and Superwinch® EXP winch to quickly free a Jeep® JK Wrangler from a barren, sandy slope.  See why Pull Pal is a “must” companion […]

Video Commercial Services Available

Video is the new journalism.  A dramatic 69% of today’s online users prefers video over print media!  As a print media photojournalist and book author/illustrator for over three decades, I launched 4WD Mechanix Magazine in 2010 and plunged headlong into the world of HD video production… Enthusiasm quickly settled into the complexities of filming and post-production editing.  A career of over […]

Rod Hall’s “Drive-4-Excellence” at Wild West Motorsports Park

Racing legend Rod Hall and Mike Winkel conduct a comprehensive and fun training session at the Wild West Motorsports Park. A special pair of courses enable drivers to experience the art of light throttle use and maximizing traction. Convincingly, the Rod Hall crew teaches newbies and seasoned four-wheelers how to negotiate rough terrain without tearing […]

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 […]

Variety of Information Available at 4WD Mechanix Magazine!

Find hundreds of tech articles and High Definition videos right here!…Discover the 4WD Mechanix ‘Tech and Travel’ Forums—No login for forum guests! Performing work on a 4×4 truck, Jeep®, SUV, ATV or dirt/dual sport motorcycle? Need reliable answers to your technical questions or advice on upgrade equipment that works? Mark Greene interviews Moses Ludel as […]

Trailer: Aisin AX15 Rebuild How-to

Technical articles and how-to videos have been filmed, narrated and painstakingly edited as Vimeo On Demand productions.This trailer (above) shares details from the very popular Aisin AX15 transmission instructional rebuild. Access the 94-minute streaming rental feature at Vimeo On Demand, click here!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video How-to: AAM 9.25″ Axle Rebuild

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video How-to: AAM 9.25″ Axle Rebuild

How-to at Vimeo On Demand: Rebuilding the AAM 9.25″ Front Axle! American Axle & Manufacturing (“AAM”) builds OEM axles for Chevrolet and GMC trucks and Dodge Ram. The magazine’s own ’05 Ram 3500 4WD came with an AAM 11.5″ rear axle and an AAM 9.25″ front axle. The streaming rental now available at Vimeo On Demand covers […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video How-to: Time-Sert Repair for Damaged Spark Plug Threads

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video How-to: Time-Sert Repair for Damaged Spark Plug Threads

Video How-to:  Time-Sert Permanent Repair for Spark Plug Thread Damage      Spark plug thread damage is increasingly more common, mostly due to the popularity of aluminum cylinder heads on automotive and OHV engines. This HD video how-to demonstrates the Time-Sert® permanent repair for damaged spark plug threads. This insert kit allows for head-in-place installation […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: MSD Atomic EFI Test on 4.2L Jeep Inline Six

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: MSD Atomic EFI Test on 4.2L Jeep Inline Six

  Testing MSD’s Atomic EFI on a 4.2L Jeep Six—On the Rubicon Trail!   Dan Hiney describes his MSD Atomic EFI 4.2L Jeep six conversion—while rock crawling on the Rubicon Trail during the 2012 WFTW Super Event! (If you have the bandwidth, open up to full-screen, HD video for best viewing and the full impact of […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – DEI Demonstrates How-to Wrap Exhaust Headers

  DEI Demonstrates How-to Wrap Exhaust Headers!    At the 2014 SEMA Show, Las Vegas, Dan Stark of Design Engineering, Inc. demonstrates how to properly wrap a set of exhaust headers.  DEI makes thermal barrier materials and niche kits for a variety of applications.  These products can meet a variety of 4×4, SUV and powersports/OHV needs. Dan Stark (left) demonstrated the best […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Vlog and ‘Live Tech’ Q&A

4WD Mechanix Commentary and Q&A Available!      Vlog comments and technical Q&A include industry news, aftermarket product insights, an overview of shop projects, technical commentary, performance topics, 4×4 and dirt/dual sport discussion plus outdoor and four-wheeling tips! Click on the HD Video Network Channel buttons to see playlists with available programming…        Vlog commentary plus Q&A insights from Moses Ludel cover […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Vlog and ‘Live Tech’ Q&A

4WD Mechanix Commentary and Q&A Available!      Vlog comments and technical Q&A include industry news, aftermarket product insights, an overview of shop projects, technical commentary, performance topics, 4×4 and dirt/dual sport discussion plus outdoor and four-wheeling tips! Click on the HD Video Network Channel buttons to see playlists with available programming…        Vlog commentary plus Q&A insights from Moses Ludel cover […]