Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Show-Winning Jeep XJ Cherokee Sport 4×4

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Show-Winning Jeep XJ Cherokee Sport 4×4

Custom 1998 Jeep XJ Cherokee Wins at East Coast Car Shows! Photos by Tim Swank Tim Swank’s show winning 1998 Jeep XJ Cherokee 4×4 is an East Coast sensation! In 2012, the Jeep trophied 8 times, with three ‘best of class’ wins. Tim’s Cherokee takes on the showy ‘Vettes, Camaros, Mopars and vintage rides. He […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 2015 Moab EJS: BFG Hosts Jeep JK Wrangler Run at Area BFE

2015 Moab EJS: BFGoodrich® Hosts a Jeep JK Wrangler Run at Area BFE! At the 2015 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, BFGoodrich® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs presented a special run for Jeep JK Wrangler owners. On three levels of trails at Area BFE, suitably renamed “Area BFG” for the event, professional racers and 4×4 off-road instructors […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: White Pine Mining District

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: White Pine Mining District

Column: Tom Willis at White Pine Mining District in Eastern Nevada! Tom Willis, September 6, 2012—This trip takes us to eastern Nevada near Ely and the White Pine Mining District. The trail begins at U.S. Highway 50, 35 miles west of Ely or 41 miles east of Eureka. Watch for the highway sign that identifies […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: Lunar Crater, Nevada

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: Lunar Crater, Nevada

Column: Tom Willis Takes Us to Lunar Crater, Nevada! Tom Willis lives at northern Nevada. Tom has been involved in all aspects of Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) activities for the past 40 years. He has written and published three guidebooks, covering off-pavement travel and activities in the Nevada and California deserts. Over the last eight […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: Butte Valley to Ballarat

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: Butte Valley to Ballarat

Column: Tom Willis Takes Us from Butte Valley to Ballarat! Tom Willis, September 6, 2012—This article concludes the trip that ended our last column at Geologist’s Cabin in Butte Valley. The area has some questionable notoriety as the hideout of Charles Manson before his arrest. For this trek, I traveled east to west because Goler […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Advance Adapters Shares Latest Products at 2015 Moab EJS Trade Show

2015 Moab EJS Trade Show: Advance Adapters Shares the Latest Products! The Moab Easter Jeep Safari week takes four-wheeling and dirt OHV recreation to the limit. At the week’s end, the Old Spanish Trails Arena becomes the site for a trade show that includes the 4×4 aftermarket industry’s key players. Advance Adapters’ booth is a popular draw […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: The Tybo Kilns

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Tom Willis Column: The Tybo Kilns

Column: Tom Willis Travels to Tybo Kilns at Central Nevada! Tom Willis, November 12, 2012—Tybo Nevada, a small mining town in Nye County, Nevada, was established in 1875 after a silver discovery in Tybo Canyon. A semi-ghost town today with a few people still living in the town, Tybo produced almost $10-million in silver and […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2013 Warn Media Run at Moab Jeep Safari

HD Video: Warn Industries’ 2013 Moab Jeep Safari Media Run!    Warn Industries’ 2013 run at Moab Jeep Safari took on two challenging trails: “Metal Masher” and “Widow Maker”. These trails, captured here in full 1080P HD video, provided a day’s fun and launched an exciting week at Moab, Utah…See the action in this 25-minute HD […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: 2013 Bestop Media Run at Moab Jeep Safari

HD Video: 2013 Bestop Media Run at Moab Jeep Safari!   The annual Moab Jeep Safari is a popular 4×4 event, and Bestop brings out its best products and hospitality! On the Bestop Media Run, the group caravanned through the ‘Fins-and-Things’ slickrock. Negotiating steep ascents and descents, the scenic run provided plenty of action. Join us […]

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: 2013 Outstanding Trails Awards at Moab Jeep Safari

2013 ‘Outstanding Trails Awards’ Ceremony at Moab Jeep Safari!   For the 2013 Outstanding Trails Awards ceremony at the annual Moab Jeep Safari, B.F. Goodrich Tires added Rancho/Dynomax and Raceline Wheels to the sponsor base. The Moab Gathering at Frankie D’s provided a media backdrop. Three national 4WD clubs received recognition and financial support for trail improvements. […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video Series: 2011 SEMA Show at Las Vegas!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video Series: 2011 SEMA Show at Las Vegas!

2011 SEMA Show at Las Vegas, Nevada!      Amidst a huge industry crowd, interest in aftermarket off-road and four-wheel drive products ran high. 4WD Mechanix© Magazine was present, focused on close-up HD video coverage. In this section, discover the newest products from key manufacturers and suppliers like Warn Industries, Mopar®, Mopar Performance, Jeep® Accessories, Bestop®, Advance Adapters, […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Area BFE Run at the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Area BFE Run at the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari

Two HD Videos: Area BFE Trail Rock Crawl at 2012 Moab Jeep Safari! In this video footage from Area BFE, the group takes on the challenges of rock walls, steep steps and extreme drop-offs. It becomes clear which driving techniques work best and how to utilize aftermarket equipment to advantage. You can learn here! See Ultra4 Champion […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video Series: 2012 Moab Jeep Safari Events

2012 Moab Jeep Safari Events—Action Packed HD Video Coverage!   Is this a Mopar concept vehicle or a lost prospector from the ‘sixties, plying the Moab, Utah, slickrock for signs of uranium ore? Decide for yourself in the HD video coverage of Chrysler Group’s Jeep®/Mopar concept vehicles and trail run at the 2012 Moab Jeep […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – DEI Demonstrates How-to Wrap Exhaust Headers

DEI Demonstrates How-to Wrap Exhaust Headers!  At the 2014 SEMA Show, Las Vegas, Dan Stark of Design Engineering, Inc. demonstrates how to properly wrap a set of exhaust headers.  DEI makes thermal barrier materials and niche kits for a variety of applications.  These products can meet a variety of 4×4, SUV and powersports/OHV needs. Dan Stark (left) demonstrated the best practices for […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Jeep-Mopar 4WD Concept Vehicles at Moab

Video: 2011 Moab Jeep Safari Presentations and Mopar Concept Vehicles!

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 […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Bestop Run at 2012 Moab Jeep Safari

HD Video: Bestop™ Media Run at the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari!        Bestop™, best known for soft tops, has been an industry supplier to Jeep® for decades. The quality tops on the newest Jeep 4WD JK Wranglers carry forth a tradition that dates to the CJ Jeep era. Bestop™ also produces a full line of quality accessories and aftermarket soft tops […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference: Centerforce Clutches

SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference: Centerforce Clutches and Flywheels Centerforce manufactures patented Centerforce and Dual Friction clutch systems plus steel billet flywheels for domestic and compact applications. Centerforce has been a mainstay for Jeep, off-road and light truck clutch upgrades. From the SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference, see the latest Centerforce clutch products. Hear about the newest […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference: McLeod Racing

SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference:  McLeod Racing and Clutch Products McLeod Racing and clutch products include high performance clutch covers,  discs, flywheels, bellhousings, throw-out bearings, hydraulic shifters, manual  transmissions and starters. From the SEMA-MPMC Media Trade  Conference, see the latest McLeod products. Hear about the newest  clutch and hydraulic linkage developments.  

Tour of the 2015 Reno Off-Road and Motorsports Expo and Reno Expo Shows!

March is the Reno Expo, considered the launch of another 4WD season at the Sierra region.Join us at this HD video tour of four shows under one roof, including the Reno Off-Road & Motorsports Expo, Reno Boat & Recreation Show, Reno Spring Home & Garden Show and the Reno Pet Show!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – ‘Q & A’ for Jeep XJ Cherokee & Comanche

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – ‘Q & A’ for Jeep XJ Cherokee & Comanche

  Q&A How-to: Jeep XJ Cherokee, XJ Wagoneer and MJ Comanche Pickup!       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 […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – ‘4WD View’ from Publisher Moses Ludel

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – ‘4WD View’ from Publisher Moses Ludel

  “The 4WD View” Editorial by Moses Ludel, Editor/Publisher    Moses Ludel conducts a 4WD tech, driving and outdoor clinic with colleague and friend, Cody Lundin of Discovery Channel’s “Dual Survival” series. At left, Moses Ludel (center) conducts the 4WD technical training and off-pavement driving skills. Cody (right photo) shares his aboriginal outdoor survival insights with […]