4WD Mechanix Tech How-to Channel

4WD Mechanix Tech ‘How-to’ Channel Playlist! Free Technical Video Viewing Available at This Website: This Moses Ludel ‘Live Tech’ Q&A vlog series shares insights into motor oils, oil filters and maintenance. Want your Jeep 4WD or any other 4×4 truck/SUV engine to last over 200,000 miles? See the four vlog topics (below). Click to access […]

Articles: Welding & Brazing How-to

Articles: Welding & Brazing How-to

Improve Your Welding & Brazing Skills—Right Here!        Automotive and motorcycle  work can involve swapping engines, installing lift kits, building roll cages and tire carriers, restoring vintage Willys frames or repairing the broken and fatigued chassis of a Jeep CJ or Wrangler. To do this properly requires a knowledge of metals, especially their tensile […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Site Map and Content Directory

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Site Map and Content Directory

Contents at 4WD Mechanix Magazine and HD Video Network:  Quickly Find the Articles, Videos and PDF Downloads Available at the 4WD Mechanix© Magazine Website! Next >> 4WD Mechanix Magazine Home Page 4×4 truck, SUV and Jeep how-to articles, Q&A and multi-channel, HD 1080P video web television at the 4WD Mechanix Video Network. Featuring aftermarket product and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Welding & Metal Fabrication Workshop

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Welding & Metal Fabrication Workshop

Welding & Fabrication Workshop: Improve Your Welding & Brazing Skills For many 4×4 shops and Jeep 4WD owners, welding plays an important role. If you repair, modify or upgrade Jeep 4WD vehicles or four-wheel drive components, welding is a vital skill. Want to do your own welding repairs and metal fabrication work? See the ‘how-to’ […]

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 – MIG Welding

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MIG Welding

      MIG (GMAW) Wire Welding I fabricated these frame mounts to support a Jeep 4.0L engine in a 1987 Jeep YJ Wrangler chassis. The Jeep came with the 2.5L four. 1987-up Jeep Wrangler frames differ between four- and six-cylinder engine applications. (This is unusual from a production standpoint.) I cut off the original frame brackets […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: TIG Electrodes and HTP America Tungsten Sharpener

How-to: Safer TIG Electrodes and the HTP America Tungsten Sharpener   In this HD video how-to, Moses Ludel discusses TIG tungsten electrode types and safer choices. He demonstrates the use of the HTP America Tungsten Sharpener and how to shape optimal tungsten tips for inverter TIG welding of aluminum, carbon steel, alloys, and stainless steel. (Open to […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HTP America: Welding Product News

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HTP America: Welding Product News

HTP America Welding & Cutting Product News The 4WD Mechanix Magazine website proudly introduces HTP America welding equipment. HTP America has become a major supplier of welding equipment and supplies for both emerging hobbyists and professional weldors. With uncompromising quality, HTP America delivers the best welding products—at affordable pricing—for Jeep 4WD enthusiasts and 4×4 specialty […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Trail Use Welders

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Trail Use Welders

On-Board and Portable Welders for Jeep Backcountry Emergencies! This CJ-7 has every conceivable accessory. For the rugged, remote trail, a portable or on-board frequency welder is as valuable as any other accessory! Outfit for the most challenging prospects. In this section of the magazine, find details on the versatile off-road welders that can get your […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Welding Safety and Protective Wear

‘How-to Welding Class’ Video: Shop Safety and Wearing Protective Gear The how-to welding HD video series starts with safety…If you have sufficient bandwidth, these viewing frames can be set for 1080P quality and a full-screen view. Join the “How-to: Welding Class” here at 4WD Mechanix Magazine online! Welding safety is as important as welding technique. […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – MIG Welding Project: Installing the Pivot King

MIG Welding Project: Building a  Spare Tire Carrier with the ‘Pivot King’ Square Tube Axle! When the XJ Cherokee’s six-year-old tire carrier began to sag, the time was right for a MIG welding project. (Any excuse will do!) Rather than scrap an otherwise perfectly good spare rack, I opted to install the versatile Pivot King square tubing […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Gas Welding Session Five

How-to: Gas Welding Session Five—Lighting the Torch and Tack Welding! In this ‘Session Five’ HD video, learn to strike up the torch and begin gas welding with tack welds on 16-gauge sheet metal! (The video can be set and viewed in 1080P quality at full-screen mode—if you have the bandwith!) Click here for quick access […]