HD Video: Advance Adapters Atlas Transfer Case Design and Shifting

Advance Adapters Atlas Transfer Case Design and Shifting Techniques!  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 4×4 buggy and […]

Latest Baja Designs Products at the 2016 SEMA Show

Baja Designs off-road racing, recreational four-wheeling, motorcycle and highway upgrade lighting is legendary. We depend on Baja Designs aftermarket solutions for safe, dependable 4×4 and motorcycle illumination. At the 2016 SEMA Show Las Vegas, Trent Kirby walks us through the latest technology and lighting from Baja Designs in this video interview. Trent Kirby takes us on a […]

2016 BFG®-SCORE Baja 1000 Experience

A major draw at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas was the third annual BFG®/SCORE Baja 1000 Experience at the Silver Lot. This year’s onsite event featured two press conferences, off-road racing vehicles on display, the replica Mike’s Sky Ranch Cantina, celebrity off-road drivers, crews and teams—plus a full roster of BFG® sponsored activities. See […]

Racing Interviews: Rob MacCachren and Bryce Menzies

Close-ups: LOORS  Pro-Series Racers Rob MacCachren and Bryce Menzies      Top drivers running BFGoodrich tires, Rob MacCachren (left) and Bryce Menzies (right) compete at the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORS). On the weekend of August 23-25, 2013, Wild West Motorsports Park, Sparks/Reno, Nevada, hosted a LOORS series race. These teams vied for honors on one of the fastest tracks in the country. Rob […]

2016 Moab EJS: Friends, Colleagues and Guests Toast Richard Winchester

Richard Winchester retired from BFGoodrich® Tires marketing in January, marking 47 years and 8 months with this major tire manufacturer. During the 2016 Moab EJS hosted party at Grandpa’s Garage, Richard received a standing ovation, tribute and raised tequila shots commemorating his phenomenal contribution to the off-road industry. Join us as we celebrate…Richard Winchester’s legacy […]

BFGoodrich and UTV Underground Premier “XP1K3” UTV Video

The crowd at the 2015 SEMA Show’s BFG/SCORE Baja 1000 Experience witnessed the premier of “XP1K3”, starring professional UTV racer R.J. Anderson. In this action packed video, the pace quickens with BFG off-road performance UTV tires, the latest generation KR2 design for UTVs. Hear what BFG, R.J. Anderson and the production crew have to say […]

BFGoodrich Pit Crew Challenge Competition at 2015 SEMA Show!

At the 2015 SEMA Show, BFG put out the first “Pit Crew Challenge”. The event took place in the Silver Lot’s BFG/SCORE Baja 1000 Experience. The section attracted thousands of SEMA Show participants. In this recap, see professional and non-professional teams compete with each other and the stopwatch. Penalty points are often the deciding factory […]

Driver Jessi Combs Announces Racing Partnership with Savvy Off-Road!

Championship off-road driver Jessi Combs has announced her 2016 plans to race with the Savvy Off-Road team. At the BFG/SCORE Baja 1000 Experience area of the SEMA Show, Jessi and Savvy talk about the racing program and partnership. Hear what Jessi has to say about racing and the team…Watch for the Savvy Off-Road race team’s […]

Press Conference: SCORE International’s “Baja 1000 Experience” at the 2014 SEMA Show, Las Vegas, Nevada

The 2014 SEMA Show at Las Vegas, Nevada featured the first SCORE International ‘Baja 1000 Experience’.The newest addition to the SEMA Show attracted a large crowd. This HD video covers the press conference and BFGoodrich® KO2 All-Terrain tire comments!

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 – 4WD Rock Crawling & Racing Channel

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Rock Crawling & Racing Channel

4WD Rock Crawling & Racing Channel Playlist! View the 4WD Rock Crawling & Racing Channel’s high definition coverage of rock crawling, Ultra4, LOORS and VORRA racing, hardcore Jeep ‘wheeling and off-road competition! For extensive HD video coverage ofrock crawling and off-road racing, see the playlist below:

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 – Latest Off-Road Racing News

Off-Road Racing News Highlights:   Innovative rear axle, powertrain and chassis come together at Bradley Falin’s race shop. This is the first Duramax V-8 powered Ultra4 to take on the challenges of desert racing and rock crawling competition. View the HD video for details!  By nightfall, terrain changes hue. Tired eyes peer through silt dust and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jesse Williamson: Double Amputee Racing 2013 Baja 1000 on a Motorcycle

Double Amputee Combat Veteran Races Baja 1000 on a Motorcycle!      Lucas Off-Road Expo, October 5, 2013—On Friday, October 4th, the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame hosted its annual banquet. Among the inductees, motorcycle legend Larry Bergquist stood out. Malcolm Smith, J.N. Roberts and Larry Bergquist dominated the early Mexican (Baja) 1000 races on motorcycles and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2012 VORRA USA 500 Race

HD Video Coverage: 2012 VORRA USA 500 Race at Northern Nevada!   This HD video covers the first wave start of the 2012 VORRA USA 500 Race. At 6:30 a.m., the lower horsepower and Full Metal Class took off from Fernley, Nevada. They head into a summer’s day of desert heat, rock, fast track and rattlesnakes! […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Frank DeAngelo Inducted into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame

  Frank DeAngelo Inducted Into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame!      October 4, 2013 (Sheraton Fairplex, Pomona, California)—Off-road racing professional, friend and driving force Frank DeAngelo earned induction into the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame at the annual banquet. A 35-year career advocate for off-road racing and motorsports, Frank DeAngelo has worked with both BFGoodrich® Tires and Jackson […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Become a Better Jeep Mechanic

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Become a Better Jeep Mechanic

      Jeep 4WD How-to: Become a Better Mechanic!   Whether you work on your own Jeep 4×4, own a four-wheel drive specialty shop or plan to travel in rugged and isolated back country, you need mechanical savvy! The Jeep 4WD lifestyle includes roaming open country with a free spirit—the quality of that experience depends upon the reliability and safe function […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Video Interview: Bradley Falin and Robert Daly Off-Road Racing Program

Brad Falin and Rob Daly Talk About Ultra4 Competition! The popularity of racing in the desert and rock crawling competition has reached an all-time high. With better access, the recent ‘King of the Hammers’ competitions have drawn more than 20,000 spectators. Unlike Baja races, where racers disappear after the starting line and do not resurface […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2015 Moab EJS: BFG Hosts Jeep JK Wrangler Run at Area BFE

2015 Moab EJS: BFGoodrich® Hosts a Jeep JK Wrangler Run at Area BFE! At the 2015 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, BFGoodrich® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs presented a special run for Jeep JK Wrangler owners. On three levels of trails at Area BFE, suitably renamed “Area BFG” for the event, professional racers and 4×4 off-road instructors […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2012 VORRA USA 500 Pit Action!

HD Video Coverage: 2012 VORRA USA 500 Race—See the Intense Pit Action! In these two HD videos, see the issues that develop under the stress and load of desert racing…Watch self-sufficient, remote desert pit crews think fast and work hard to keep race cars in a competitive position, with the highest likelihood of finishing the race! These […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Stampede Ultra4 Race: Part 2, Start of Race Video

2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race— Qualifier for 2011 “King of the Hammers” Video Series, Part 2: The Race Start! Reno, Nevada—On September 11, 2010, the inaugural Stampede Ultra4 Race began at Exit 28 Motorsports Park east of Reno, Nevada. A field of more than fifty racing 4x4s launched onto the motocross track at 30-second, timed intervals. […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Stampede Ultra4 Race: Part 3, Rock Crawling Video

2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race— Qualifier for “King of the Hammers”, Pt. 3! Part 3: The Rock Crawling! The most versatile race vehicles in the world are the Ultra4 cars! Designed for both desert racing and rock crawling, these high horsepower, four-wheel drive, long travel suspension hybrids represent the ultimate 4WD race car. Horsepower in the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Stampede Ultra4 Race: Part 1, Tech Inspection Video

2010 Stampede Ultra4 Race Videos, Part 1: Ultra4 Tech Inspections! September 10-11, 2010—Exit 28 East of Reno, Nevada…Off-Road Racing and Severe Rock Crawling…A ‘King of the Hammers’ Qualifier! The inaugural Stampede Race turned the Ultra4 racing world on edge. Intended as a “qualifying race” for the 2011 King of the Hammers event scheduled for Johnson […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: B.F. Goodrich Pro Pit at the Races

B.F. Goodrich ‘Pro Pit’ Crew from Yerington, Nevada!   Walkaround of the B.F. Goodrich ‘Pro Pit’ Trailer!   In 2010, 4WD Mechanix Magazine began covering Northern Nevada’s off-road racing events. Soon familiar was the B.F. Goodrich ‘Pro Pit’ team, set up at remote pit areas in the desert.       Based at Yerington, Nevada, the crew brings years of experience […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo

2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo in HD Video! Part 1: The Indoor Pavillion Exhibition!      In this quick tour of the 2011 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo, you will discover why the show keeps growing. Drawing from the entire 4WD and off-roading community, every kind of product is available. Get equipment ideas, entertain your kids and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – BFGoodrich Tires Hosts VIP Tour at 2013 Lucas Off-Road Expo

BFGoodrich® Tires Hosts  VIP Tour at the 2013  Lucas Off-Road Expo!      The 2013 Lucas Off-Road Expo provided the backdrop for a BFGoodrich® Tires “VIP Tour”. Select guests received an orientation to BFG tires and a tour by BFG notables Bob Bower and Jeff Cummings (at left photo). The tour began with an introduction session, including the event’s […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Technical Inspection

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Pre-Race Technical Inspection!   Pre-Race Inspection at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada…The Daly/Falin team heads into its first Ultra4 competition, attempting to qualify for the 2012 King of the Hammers race in February.   For the past year, 4WD Mechanix Magazine has covered the Northern Nevada race team […]