Peter Stewart on October 15th, 2009

Bigger tires are an excellent upgrade for off road driving but they decrease gas mileage on road.  It’s not uncommon to experience a 2-4 mpg reduction in gas mileage with your off road tires.  Why is this? 1. They are HEAVY.  Most weigh 20+ lbs more than stock tires. 2. Increased Rolling Resistance from aggressive [...]

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Peter Stewart on October 11th, 2009

September 10-14, 2009 – Off Road 4wheeling Trip Report Destination: Rubicon Trail – Lake Tahoe, California Distance: 952 Miles Attendees: Peter, Rich [vimeo clip_id="7012429" width="585" height="435"] Our expedition began September 10th; we hit the hwy after making final adjustments and checking everything on the Toyota 4runner.  Our destination was the Rubicon Trail entrance where we [...]

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Marlin Crawler Round up

Peter Stewart on October 8th, 2009

Update: I’ve driven the BFG KM2 Mud Terrain tires for 7 months; total distance traveled on road was 8,000-10,000 miles.  Trips included:  Portland to Bend Oregon (4 hrs), Portland to Northern California, Portland to Colorado (4,600 miles) and Portland to San Francisco California.  The tires are wearing perfectly and still look like new. Off Road [...]

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Part II

Are your headlights looking old, faded and discolored?  You don’t need to replace them!  Restore them instead. Most modern vehicles including my 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport have plastic headlights.  They look much more stylish than the older glass sealed beam headlights but they age poorly.  My headlights were discolored, scratched, hazy and looked horrible. Originally [...]

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Removes Plastic Discoloration & Haze

Peter Stewart on October 6th, 2009

Come Join us on our upcoming 4wheeling Trip to Naches Pass Trail in Washington. Date: October 24, 2009 Meeting Location: Naches Pass Trail – Greenwater, WA Meeting Time: 9am Who: Anyone! Some quick ground rules for all events:  ensure your vehicle is in safe, reliable condition; no drinking or drugs on the trail; responsible [...]

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Naches Pass Trail – Greenwater, WA