4WD Mechanix Tests Multi Mit Gloves

In this independent product evaluation, Moses Ludel tests the Multi Mit gloves on a cold January day at northern Nevada. Frigid ice and snow outside the doors and the heat turned off, the shop temperature is 43-degrees F. Under these test conditions, close-up, bare fingered work can be challenging. In this HD video, see how these gloves […]

Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari

Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari at Anza-Borrego and Truckhaven! The annual Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari is a legendary four-wheel drive and OHV event. In this HD video series, 4WD Mechanix Magazine caught the late winter action at the 2014 gathering, activities for the whole family in the Anza-Borrego Desert at Ocotillo Wells!  See the TDS […]

Visiting Twin Lakes and Bridgeport Valley

Twin Lakes has been a favorite place for our family since the late 1950s. The Lower and Upper Lakes have a distinct view of ‘The Crags’, and the paved road from Bridgeport, California and U.S. Highway 395 is just a 13 mile drive. Early fall is the perfect time to experience the Eastern Sierra High Country, and […]

New OTC Evolve Scan Tool Demonstration

OTC Tools is on the leading edge of troubleshooting and diagnostics tools. The latest Evolve scan tool features diagnostics capability and a troubleshooting interface with the internet. In this demonstration at the 2016 SEMA Show, see how repair shops and serious DIY troubleshooters can perform quick diagnostics to pinpoint trouble code causes. Tests can be performed […]

BFG® Presents the 2016 Outstanding Trails Awards

The annual BFGoodrich® Tires “Outstanding Trails” winners were announced at this year’s 2016 SEMA Show. Recipient 4WD clubs received $4000 each for their contribution to the off-road community through trail and back country road restoration. This prestigious award reflects the physical efforts of club members determined to promote a positive image around off-pavement and trail use.  This is […]

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 […]

Halfway Club for Great Italian Food at Reno, Nevada

Like other travelers, we enjoy a meal out. Casale’s Halfway Club has been a Reno and old U.S. Highway 40 landmark for 80 years. Family owned since 1937, the Halfway Club provides a friendly, welcoming stop for locals and travelers.  The traditional Italian restaurant and its classic bar take guests back to a time that puts […]

4WD Mechanix Magazine Travel: Exploring Bodega Bay

As our dry, hot summer at Nevada’s high desert eked on, we were overdue for a trip to the coast and some fresh salt air. Our 30′ Alumascape trailer in tow behind the Ram 3500 truck, we traversed the Sierra Range, crossed the Sacramento Valley, drove through the Napa/Sonoma Wine Country and wound our way to the Sonoma Coast […]

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 […]

2016 Moab EJS: Charlene Bower Announces Ladies Co-Driver Challenge

BFG® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs provided an evening event for four-wheeler guests at Grandpa’s Garage during the 2016 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Week. During the night’s announcements, Charlene Bower of Bower Media invited women four-wheelers to join her as a co-driver in three pending competitive events. The competitive events include the Reno […]

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 […]

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 […]

History of Saginaw Rotary Valve Integral Power Steering Gear

Saginaw Rotary Valve Integral Power Steering Gear The Saginaw Rotary Valve integral power steering gear is reliable and durable. Its serviceability is much easier than other designs.  Like any automotive steering system, wear eventually leads to the need for at least resealing and ultimately rebuilding. There are exchange rebuilt gears available in the aftermarket and […]

2016 Moab EJS: BFG Presents the Outstanding Trails Awards Winners

Each year, BFGoodrich® Tires presents the Outstanding Trails Awards to clubs that contribute the greatest energy toward a trail maintenance and improvement project. Their proactive efforts help keep our off-pavement access available. The optimal place for giving out awards is Moab EJS, and this year was the 50th Anniversary of the Easter Jeep Safari. On […]

2016 Moab EJS: Off-Road Products Raffle at Grandpa’s Garage

Guests of BFGoodrich® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs gathered at Grandpa’s Garage for an evening of fun after running at Area BFE/BFG. A key component of the celebration was the ongoing raffle, where off-road items from small to the Grand Prize kept the guests busy. The entire raffle was fun, and the Grand […]

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 […]

2016 Moab EJS: Tech Talk at Grandpa’s Garage

BFGoodrich® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder sponsored an evening at Grandpa’s Garage during the 2016 Moab EJS. Greg Mulkey and John Williams raised the guests’ awareness on the issues of bead lock wheels and tires for off-road use. Hear what these experts have to say about wheels and tires. Make informed decisions about your […]

2016 Moab EJS: Evening at Grandpa’s Garage

During the 2016 Moab EJS, the folks at BFGoodrich® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder sponsored a party for select guests. Danny Grimes’ Grandpa’s Garage was the venue. Guests gathered after a playful day run at Area BFG/”BFG”. The evening unfolded with a sumptuous dinner, exciting raffle and a toast to Richard Winchester, retiring from […]

2016 Moab EJS Area BFE/BFG Fun Run

2016 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Easter Jeep Safari. BFG Tires partnered with Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs to help 4×4 guests celebrate at Area BFE. Easter came early this year, and the event day included freezing cold, blowing snow and overcast. The four-wheelers were not deterred, and everyone had a good time! […]

Bill Burke’s 4-Wheeling America Leads the Superwinch and Bestop Run at 2016 Moab Easter Jeep Safari

In this HD video coverage, Superwinch and 4-Wheeling America head up a group run at the 2016 Moab Easter Jeep Safari. 4-Wheeling America is known worldwide for Bill Burke’s four-wheel driver training and vehicle recovery courses. Bill has been a trainer for 30 years, using Superwinch equipment since his participation in the famous Camel Trophy. […]

Latest Superwinch Products at the 2015 SEMA Show!

Superwinch has a 45-year history of superior winch products. Heralded by Camel Trophy competitors, these products continue to advance and meet the most demanding challenges in winching. In this coverage, learn more about the innovation and rugged reliability built into every Superwinch device. See why Superwinch has become the official winching product line at 4WD […]

2015 SEMA Show: Bestop Tour of New Products!

At the 2015 SEMA Show, the Bestop booth saw a steady stream of traffic! In this video tour with Bill Haberkamp, we look at the newest offerings from this prestigious and popular OEM and aftermarket top and accessory source.

Rod Hall’s “Drive-4-Excellence” at Wild West Motorsports Park

Racing legend Rod Hall and Mike Winkel conduct a comprehensive and fun training session at the Wild West Motorsports Park. A special pair of courses enable drivers to experience the art of light throttle use and maximizing traction. Convincingly, the Rod Hall crew teaches newbies and seasoned four-wheelers how to negotiate rough terrain without tearing […]

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 […]

Arctic Cat Wildcat Ride and Testing the New BFG Baja T/A KR2 Tires!

At Rod Hall’s Drive-4-Excellence on September 11, 2015, Mike Winkel and the Freedom Cycle (Reno, Nevada) crew provided the Jeep drivers with an opportunity to test and experience the Arctic Cat Wildcat UTV/Side-by-Sides with BFG® tires and Vision Wheels. Come along for the ride!

N4WDA and Local 4×4 Clubs Clean Up El Dorado Canyon

N4WDA Calls on Local 4×4 Clubs for an El Dorado Canyon Clean Up!   On May 18, 2014, the Nevada Four Wheel Drive Association joined ranks with the Pine Nut Mountains Trails Association for a major Pine Nut Range clean up. N4WDA enlisted the help of 4×4 volunteers from the Sierra Stompers and Komstock Krawlerz […]

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 […]