How-to: 1990-2006 Jeep Disc Brake Pads and Rotors Service

1990-2006 Jeep Front Brakes Service and Pad Replacement… This HD video is the trailer for a full-length 24:49-minute brake service video, part of a how-to series available at Vimeo On Demand.  In the front disc brake segment, Moses Ludel shares the replacement of brake pads, rotors and related parts on these Jeep models: 1990-95 Jeep […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Quality Parts for the 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

HD Video: Quality Parts for 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor Buildup This series includes six HD video interviews with Tony Hewes…In addition to the video on this page, you will find the other five HD videos at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist!  Tony Hewes shares his 4.6L stroker motor engine parts preferences and choices […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep YJ and TJ Wrangler Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep YJ and TJ Wrangler Engine Upgrades and Swaps

Q&A How-to: Jeep YJ or TJ Wrangler Engine Upgrades and Swaps      Enjoy the many detailed, traditional ‘Q&A’ exchanges in these article columns…’Q & A’ has now moved to open, interactive forum discussions. Visit the forums, you’ll want to join—for free!      Have technical questions about your Jeep 4×4,  popular 4WD truck, SUV, ATV, UTV or dirt motorcycle—or welding […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Installs Jeep TJ Wrangler Lift Kit

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Installs Jeep TJ Wrangler Lift Kit

How-To: Installing Full-Traction Suspension’s TJ Wrangler Lift Kit!      For many Jeep owners, this TJ Wrangler Rubicon edition offers plenty of ground clearance with its factory 31″ diameter tires. Hardcore trail runners prefer even larger tires these days! 33-35-inch diameter is the choice, and in this article, I share my shop and step-by-step photos of what […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Engine Tuning, Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Engine Tuning, Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

How-to: Jeep Engine Tuning and Troubleshooting     Rapid advances in engine fuel-and-spark management span the modern Jeep era. In 1987, the YJ Wrangler 2.5L four became the first Jeep 4×4 utility model with fuel injection. The 2.5L throttle body injected (TBI) engine was a Cherokee offering as well.      Simultaneously, the 1987-90 YJ Wranglers with 4.2L sixes […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Building a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Building a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor

How-to Videos: Building a 4.6L Jeep Inline Six Stroker Motor      In this 1080P HD video interview series, Moses Ludel and Tony Hewes discuss the buildup of a Jeep 4.0L inline six into a 4.6L stroker motor. This popular configuration is the most significant change available for increasing horsepower, building vital bottom end torque, and even improving […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Review: Die-Tech Off-Road Jeep Wrangler Mirror Relocation Brackets

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Review: Die-Tech Off-Road Jeep Wrangler Mirror Relocation Brackets

Review: Die-Tech Off-Road’s Jeep Wrangler Mirror Relocation Brackets Tools for installation are minimal. A battery-powered bit driver and Torx® bit will quickly remove factory screws—with minimal risk of stripping out the heads! Die-Tech Off-Road brackets are of highest quality and welded properly. The U.S. engineering and build reflects in the welds, fit and finish! At […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Pistons, Rods and Bearings

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Jeep 4.6L Inline Six Pistons, Rods and Bearings

Jeep 4.6L Stroker Motor Pistons, Rods and Crankshaft Bearings!   This series includes six HD video interviews with Tony Hewes…In addition to the video on this page, you will find the other five HD videos at the ‘4WD Tech How-to Channel’ playlist!   HD Video Interview: Tony Hewes discusses the 4.6L stroker pistons, connecting rods and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Feature Vehicles

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep Feature Vehicles

  Jeep 4WD Feature Vehicles!      In my view, exotic equipment is no substitute for practical upgrades, driving skill or good trail sense! A feature vehicle must be practical and fully functional…Does your Jeep meet 4WD trail demands and lifestyle goals? Feature vehicles at the 4WD Mechanix Magazine website reflect safety, tractability, utility, reliability and trail prowess. If your Jeep 4×4 meets […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Advance Adapters Jeep Wrangler Test Vehicles

HD Videos: Advance Adapters Jeep TJ and JK Wrangler Test Vehicle Fleet     Advance Adapters builds the Atlas transfer cases, Saturn overdrive,Rubicrawler, engine conversion kits and many other specialty 4×4 parts. Todesign and test these components, the company has several Jeep TJ and JK Wrangler “mules”. See these Advance Adapter vehicles close up and packed […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Hand-Built Midwest Rock Crawling Jeep

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Hand-Built Midwest Rock Crawling Jeep

Ben Shelswell’s Midwest Jeep TJ Wrangler Rock Crawler! Avid ‘wheeler Ben Shelswell has a penchant for rock crawling. Ben’s radically built Jeep TJ recently plied the rocks (above)at “The Mounds”, Mount Morris, Michigan. Midwest based, Ben travels the challenging Kentucky, Indiana and Upper Peninsula four-wheel drive trails. Hand-built by Ben, the Jeep underwent two full […]