Rebuilding a Saginaw Rotary Valve Power Steering Gear

Read This Before Working on a Saginaw Rotary Valve Power Steering Gear: Rebuilding a steering gear requires care and special tools. Resealing and rebuilding a Saginaw Rotary Valve power steering gear can be difficult if you do not have these tools or you lack experience with this kind of work…Rebuilt steering gear assemblies are readily […]

Superwinch® Launches EXP Series Winches at the 2016 SEMA Show!

The big news in vehicle recovery is the new Superwinch® EXP series winch. Introduced at the 2016 SEMA Show, the “Expedition Grade” winch features state of the art features that earned eight new patents. Join Scott Salmon, Vice President of Consumer Business at Superwinch® as he shares details and the innovations of the leading edge EXP winches!   The new Superwinch® […]

Selecting Tires and Wheels for Optimal Handling, Gearing and Fuel Efficiency

4WD Mechanix Magazine’s 2005 Dodge Ram 4×4 Ram truck with Cummins 5.9L diesel power has an aftermarket 4-inch chassis lift and 4.56 axle gears. To achieve peak handling, fuel efficiency and towing power, we set out to fine tune the overall “gearing” by selecting the right diameter BFG tires and a matching set of Raceline Avenger […]

Our Ram 3500 Gets an A.R.E. Shell

Many viewers and forum members have seen our 2005 Ram 3500 4×4 pickup at events or on the road. Seems we’re always hauling gear or toting a trailer! For keeping our gear dry and free of dust, we went shopping and ordered an A.R.E. V-Series shell with the Outdoorsman side door window option. Our local […]

Testing a Durston Magnetic Plug Weld Tool

The Durston/VIM MPWT Magnetic Plug Weld Tool is a unique way to get quality results when plug welding. If you have sheet gauge metal projects that require seam welds or hole filling, check out the Durston MPWT and other products! We needed to fill holes in a vintage brake backing plate and searched for the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Live Tech Vlog: Engine Oil and Filters, Part 2

Vlog Series:  Jeep, 4×4 Truck & SUV Engine Oil and Filter Needs! Part 2—Hosted by Moses Ludel In the Part 2 vlog, Moses Ludel compares synthetic and conventional oils. Is there a cost-effective equivalent to synthetic motor oil? Curious why rear main seals, timing cover seals or valve cover gaskets tend to leak when you switch […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Live Tech Vlog: Engine Oil and Filters, Part 4

Vlog Series:  Jeep, 4×4 Truck & SUV Engine Oil and Filter Needs! Part 4—Hosted by Moses Ludel Part 4—Moses Ludel completes the four-vlog series with insights into oil filtration and his filter picks for Jeep and 4×4 truck/SUV engines. Want your engine to last more than two-hundred thousand miles? Watch this HD video!      This four-vlog HD […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Live Tech Vlog: Engine Oil and Filters, Part 3

Vlog Series:  Jeep, 4×4 Truck & SUV Engine Oil and Filter Needs! Part 3—Hosted by Moses Ludel In Part 3, Moses Ludel clarifies viscosity needs and oil change intervals. Wonder why there are so many opinions about motor oil changes and which viscosity oil your engine needs? Hear candid comments—backed by experience!      This four-vlog HD video […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Live Tech Vlog: Engine Oil and Filters, Part 1

Vlog Series:  Jeep, 4×4 Truck & SUV Engine Oil and Filter Needs! Part 1—Hosted by Moses Ludel In the Part 1 vlog, Moses Ludel talks about the design of engine oils and their history. He shares details on why multi-viscosity oil came into existence and its gains. Learn more about motor oils and the roles oil […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Place a Free Private Party Classified Ad!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Place a Free Private Party Classified Ad!

Need to Sell Your 4×4, OHV or Equipment?      We’ve moved the classifieds! The 4WD Mechanix ‘Tech and Travel’ Forums is just the right place for publicizing the sale of your used Jeep 4WD, vintage or contemporary 4×4 truck, an SUV, dirt or dual-sport motorcycle, ATV, UTV, 4×4 tools or equipment.      Visit the forums as a guest. You’ll want […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Live Tech Vlog: Advance Adapters and SEMA MPMC Media Conference

Road Trip to Advance Adapters and the 2013 SEMA MPMC Media Trade Conference Vlog hosted by Moses Ludel   The week of January 20th-25th, 4WD Mechanix Magazine filmed at Advance Adapters (Paso Robles, CA) and the SEMA MPMC Media Trade Conference (Santa Ana, CA). Advance Adapters footage is available as seventeen (17) edited HD videos […]