Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep CJ Inline Six Stroker Rebuild

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep CJ Inline Six Stroker Rebuild

      Jeep 232/258 Inline Six Upgrade—4.5L to 4.7L Stroker Motor Buildup! (4.7L Long-Block Photo Courtesy of Mopar® Performance)      American Motors’ most significant and enduring contribution to Jeep® was the seven main bearing inline six. While most associate this engine design with ’72-up models, the architecture dates to 1964 and first appeared in 1965 Jeep J-trucks.  […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – YJ & TJ Jeep Stroker Six Upgrade

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – YJ & TJ Jeep Stroker Six Upgrade

Jeep Wrangler How-to: Upgrade 4.2L or 4.0L to a Stroker Inline Six (4.7L Long-Block Photo Courtesy of Mopar® Performance) See the exclusive HD video interview with Tony Hewes…Moses Ludel and Tony discuss the right way to build a 4.6L stroker for trail and street legal use. Click here!  American Motors’ most significant and enduring contribution […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – NP231 and NV231 Jeep Wrangler Transfer Case Rebuild: Part 2

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – NP231 and NV231 Jeep Wrangler Transfer Case Rebuild: Part 2

How-to, Part 2: Transfer Case Assembly with Advance Adapters SYE Kit 26: Stock Jeep 231 output shaft (left) is still in good condition. This NV231 transfer case is undergoing a conversion to a shorter output shaft (right) with a fixed yoke output flange. The Advance Adapters kit for the Jeep NP231 or NV231 is thorough, consisting of a new output shaft, shorter housing and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Mechanix Video Network

4WD Mechanix© Video Network Channels! Whether you enjoy family four-wheeling, dual-sport motorcycling, adventure destinations, off-road racing or hardcore rock crawling, 4WD Mechanix© Magazine’s ‘4WD Video Network’ delivers high-definition programming. Open to full-screen, 1080P quality for maximum viewing enjoyment—or for detailed close-up tutorials! In this HD video, Moses Ludel takes viewers on a quick tour of the multi-channel […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Mechanix Vlog Channel

Moses Ludel ‘s  Fall 2012  Vlogs* Other vlogs can be found at the 4WD Mechanix HD Video Network playlists. Click on the channel buttons to see available HD videos and Vlogs!  4WD Mechanix© Magazine has transitioned from traditional print Q&A to HD video commentary and interactive forums. If you have technical questions, the 4WD Mechanix ‘Tech and Travel’ […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD Workshop

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD Workshop

  Jeep 4WD How-to: Grand Cherokee Workshop   The Grand Wagoneer had no rival when Chrysler’s ZJ Grand Cherokee emerged in 1992! A 5.2L V-8 option in 1993 sweetened the package as the ZJ became the Jeep 4WD luxury model. Want to do your own Jeep 4WD repairs, troubleshooting and upgrades? The workshops offer Jeep […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep CJ, Jeepster and Willys 4WD Workshop

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep CJ, Jeepster and Willys 4WD Workshop

  How-to: Jeep CJ, Jeepster, Willys 4WD Pickup/Wagon Workshop      The 1946 CJ-2A took a spartan WWII military vehicle into the civilian American marketplace. Willys and Kaiser added innovative models like the Station Wagon, Willys Pickup and FC trucks. The CJ models and Jeepster/Commando remain the most recognized of these Jeep 4x4s. Want to do your own Jeep 4WD […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep JK Wrangler 4WD Workshop

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep JK Wrangler 4WD Workshop

How-to: Jeep 4WD JK Wrangler, Unlimited & Rubicon Workshop       The JK Wrangler debuted in 2007 and replaced the TJ design. JK owners immediately went to work on this longer wheelbase model. Its improved frame structure and rugged powertrain lends itself to traditional Jeep® trail use, requiring the typical aftermarket modifications.    Want to do your own Jeep […]