Testing the IcyBreeze® Air Conditioner and Cooler

The IcyBreeze® is a portable air conditioner and cooler.  We tested the IcyBreeze® at Moab and Reno as spring temperatures reached as high as 90 degrees F.  Rusty, our Border Collie, helped test* the IcyBreeze®’s cooling effectiveness! Note:  The Rusty cooling tests were under constant supervision.  Rusty’s health is always foremost.  He likes his travel crate for naps […]

2017 Moab EJS: Superwinch Installs the New ‘EXP’ Winches

In time for the rough trail runs and 4×4 challenges at the 2017 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, Superwinch® mounted all-new ‘EXP’ winches on key vehicles.  Filmed at High Desert Auto Repair (Moab, Utah), see the Barlow Adventures and Bestop® Jeep JK Wranglers get fitted with the first EXP units off the assembly line!    The […]

Bill Burke of 4-Wheeling America Discusses BFG KM2 Tires

4-Wheeling America is known worldwide for Bill Burke’s four-wheel driver training and vehicle recovery courses. Bill participated in the famous Camel Trophy and has been a trainer for 30 years. For the last 27 years, Bill Burke has depended upon B.F. Goodrich® Tires for his four-wheeling, and he knows each tread design well. In this […]

Bill Burke of 4-Wheeling America Demonstrates Proper Winch Use

Bill Burke earned his chance to compete at the legendary Camel Trophy and went on to create 4-Wheeling America. A world renown 4-wheel-drive instructor, guide and vehicle recovery expert, Bill trains corporate, military and recreational users at off-road driving, safety and vehicle recovery. In this demonstration of winching, Bill Burke begins with the judgment call that […]

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: 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. […]

Rock Dawg Buggy at Moab Area BFE

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 […]

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 […]

John Williams Shares Details on BFG All-Terrain T/A KO2 Tires!

John Williams has years of desert and Baja racing experience. He also instructs and preps vehicles for Miller Motorsports Park. Here is a professional assessment and insights into the new BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires. At the 2015 Moab Easter Jeep Safari, BFG® Tires, Raceline Wheels and Poison Spyder Customs sponsored trail runs at Area […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Travel & Adventure Channel

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 4WD Travel & Adventure Channel

4WD Travel & Adventure Channel Playlist! View the 4WD Travel & Adventure Channel for tips on travel, safety, destination four-wheeling and exciting places to take your family four-wheeling—in a sensibly equipped, trail ready Jeep 4WD vehicle!      Jeep 4WD Travel & Overland Adventure! This introduction page opens the outdoor, overland trails and travel section. For […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 1918 Nash-Quad: Early 4x4s

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – 1918 Nash-Quad: Early 4x4s

1918 Nash-Quad: Predecessor to the Willys 4×4 and Others?      During the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari week, hundreds of 4x4s cruised the bustling Utah community. One 4×4 of particular interest was a 1918 Nash-Quad 4WD parked at the busy CarQuest auto supply on Main Street. Nash-Quad trucks saw the “front” at France and served in Russia, Britain […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Videos: Mopar Presentations and Trail Run at 2012 Moab Jeep Safari

2012 Moab Jeep Safari: Mopar Trail Concept Vehicles—Seven HD Videos! Jeep® CEO Mike Manley opened the Mopar presentations with an overview of Jeep® brand targets and the growing global marketing successes. At the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari, Mopar hosted a media trail run and launched the newest Mopar/Jeep Concept vehicles. Special presentations by Jeep® CEO […]

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 – Mopar Concept 4x4s & 2014 Jeep Cherokee Debut at 2013 Moab Jeep Safari

Mopar Concept 4x4s and 2014 Cherokee Debut at  the Moab Jeep Safari!      At the 2013 Moab Jeep Safari, Mopar executives and staff met with the automotive press. Mopar’s CEO/President Pietro Gorlier, Jim Morrison, the Director of Jeep® Marketing, Mark Allen of Jeep® concept vehicles and design, Chris Nowak, Senior Manager of Product Development at Mopar and […]

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: 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 – Video: Bestop Moab 4WD Trail Run

Bestop Introduces New Products at 2011 Moab Jeep Safari Trail Run! Bestop® is well known in the Jeep community. As the OEM supplier of quality, well-fitting canvas tops, Bestop brings decades of experience to the aftermarket as well. At the 2011 Moab Jeep Safari, Bestop hosted a media run through ‘Fins & Things’. During exciting […]

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 – Warn 2011 Moab Media Run

Thirty Minutes of Action-Packed Video: Warn’s 2011 Moab Media Run! In this action video, Warn Industries hosts its 2011 Moab Jeep Safari trail run. Media and guests pit their 4WD vehicles against the challenges of the Cliff Hanger Trail. See rock strewn, locker-only stretches of terrain with plenty of loose obstacles and rock faces—some requiring […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Video Clip: 2011 Ram Power Wagon at Moab

Video Clip: 2011 Ram Power Wagon on Poison Spider Mesa Trail at Moab! If you enjoy the concept of a truck that can tow and access back country, consider the Ram Power Wagon. The Power Wagon earned its reputation in the same war that the Jeep did. To this day, these two 4×4 brands make […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: The 2012 Moab Jeep Safari Trade Show

HD Video: 2012 Moab Jeep Safari Trade Show at Spanish Trail Arena   Missed access to the Off-Road Expo at Pomona or the Moab Jeep Safari? Catch up here in this 10-minute, quick tour of the show! Make it next year if you can…      After a week on the 4WD slickrock at Moab, trail-worn […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: Ultimate Test for Mac’s Custom Tie-Downs

Mac’s Tie-Downs Suspend a Jeep JK Wrangler and Trailer from a Crane!   In the ultimate demonstration of product integrity, Mac’s Custom Tie-Downs hang a hefty Jeep JK Wrangler four-door—plus a car hauling trailer—from a boom crane! The 2013 Moab Jeep Safari provides the backdrop for this ultimate test of off-the-shelve, “Made in U.S.A.” tie-downs […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: ‘AEV’ Jeep JK Wranglers at 2012 Moab Jeep Safari

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HD Video: ‘AEV’ Jeep JK Wranglers at 2012 Moab Jeep Safari

Hemi V-8 Powered ‘AEV’ JK Wranglers at the 2012 Moab Jeep Safari! AEV ‘Brute’ offers a heavy duty, double-cab package with a 6.4L Hemi V-8. Note the attention to detail and finished, showroom look of this engine conversion! This is the benchmark for a Hemi V-8 swap into a Jeep JK Wrangler.      At the 2012 Moab Jeep […]