Riding Arctic Cat Wildcats and 4×4 Driving Tips from Rod Hall

Moses Ludel joins Rod Hall, Mike Winkel and members of the Rod Hall Racing crew at the Wild West Motorsports Park for an Arctic Cat Wildcat UTV ride in the hills east of Reno, Nevada. After some backcountry play with the Wildcats, Rod Hall discussed maximizing traction and minimizing vehicle impact with a full-size 4×4. […]

USFS and Off-Road Community Volunteers Protect Dog Valley

U.S. Forest Service and Off-Road Volunteers Protect Dog Valley On June 14, 2014, U.S. Forest Service staff and local volunteers collaborated on a project at Dog Valley near Verdi, Nevada/California. Within the Toiyabe National Forest, the pristine meadow land had been threatened by careless users. Volunteer workers from the Nevada 4WD Association, Hills Angels 4×4 […]

2015 Reno RallyVenture Scavenger Hunt at Virginia City, Nevada!

2015 Reno RallyVenture Scavenger Hunt at Virginia City, Nevada!

On July 10th, 4WD Mechanix Video Network filmed the 2015 RallyVenture competition’s scavenger hunt at Virginia City, Nevada. 24 4×4 teams of industry notables leave the Sparks, Nevada, 4-Wheel Parts store, follow the rally map, and climb through rugged back country to Virginia City. This 1080P HD video captures the start and the Virginia City […]

Rock Dawg Buggy at Moab Area BFE The Rock 2015 Run

At the 2015 Moab EJS ‘The Rock’ Area BFE run, Alec brought out his adjustable wheelbase 4×4 rock buggy with TDI diesel power. This purpose built, one-of-a-kind machine boasts a 100″-136″ adjustable wheelbase and suspension lift system plus four-wheel steering. Alec walks us through his handiwork and explains the hydraulic system strategy for this no-nonsense […]

4WD Mechanix 4×4 Truck and SUV Section

4WD Mechanix 4×4 Truck and SUV Section

4WD Mechanix 4×4 Truck and SUV Section!      Make this your information source for 4×4 trucks and SUVs, including how-to, repairs, troubleshooting, and upgrades for axles, engines, powertrain, transmissions, lift kits, suspension, chassis, drivelines, traction devices and more. Learn more about accessories, gasoline and diesel engines, trailer towing and technology. *Click on the “Site Content […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Trailside Air Filter Service

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Trailside Air Filter Service

Jeep 4WD How-to: Replacing a Clogged Air Filter Along the Trail!      A common Jeep 4WD maintenance question is when to change the engine air filter. On-highway, under optimal conditions, an air filter element can last for thousands of miles. By contrast, mere hours of alkaline dirt road exposure will clog an air filter to the point of […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Four-Wheeler Overcomes Multiple Spinal Surgeries

Video Interview: Four-Wheeler Overcomes Multiple Spinal Surgeries!      Jake Munoz has endured seven major spinal surgeries and remains committed to an outdoor lifestyle. As an avid four-wheeler, Jake has dramatically modified both his family life and approach to four-wheeling. A devoted father and husband, he strives to set an example for his kids and other family members. In […]

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 of […]

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

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

HD Video Action: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race Enters the Rocky Canyon! Desert Racing Turns into a Rising Canyon and Rock ‘Waterfalls’! Scrambling over rock and brush, anticipating tough competition at the wall, we stumbled into an even more chaotic scene: Shannon Campbell’s car, which readily dominates the worst sections of any trail, stood motionless at […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race to the Finish Line

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Headed to the Desert Finish! Waterfall traffic continues…the racers claw through…

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Shannon Campbell Rejoins the Action!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Shannon Campbell Rejoins the Action!

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Shannon Campbell Scrambles Up the Canyon! More Rock Scaling and Shannon Fires Up…He Rejoins the Race! One thing predictable about racing is its lack of predictability…Shannon Campbell was the expected winner of the 2011 Stampede Race and flashed from the start line with a healthy lead.  A prolonged breakdown delay […]

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

HD Video: 2011 Stampede Ultra4 Race—Bypass Around the Waterfall! When tugging and winching didn’t work, some racers crawled over the Campbell car. Others sought a bypass and created one. Here is the winner takes all attitude that racers applied to the challenges.