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Tom Severin

Items That Don’t Belong on a 4WD Trip

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll recall that I often stress the virtues of proper packing for your 4WD trip. Having the right gear and supplies can make or break a four-wheeling experience. At the same time, taking the wrong stuff can be bad for you, your vehicle and the environment. What kinds of items am I talking about? The following list will get you started. The categories showcase the issue.

Environmental Responsibility:

  • Glass beer bottles: From the evidence I’ve seen, beer drinking can lead to irresponsible behavior. Empty bottles are tossed on the ground or into the fire pit. Broken glass litters the campground, which is a real hazard. If you want to drink beer, bring aluminum cans (and make sure you recycle).
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John Stewart

TruShield’s Wrangler Soft Top Giveaway

4 Winners, One Per Week on ExtremeTerrain.com

PAOLI, Pa. (July 15th, 2019) – The dog days of summer are here and with that, ExtremeTerrain (XT) is excited to announce their latest Wrangler Parts giveaway featuring TruShield Wrangler Soft Tops.

TruShield, a brand of Barricade Off-Road, manufacturers shades, nets, floormats, and tops for YJ to JL Jeep Wranglers featuring 1000 denier polyester webbing coated in PVC and a 3-year warranty where applicable.

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John Stewart

Building a JL Wrangler for the Trails and Street

JL 4-Door Sport Build | Throttle Out

PAOLI, Pa. (July 10th, 2019) – In this episode of ExtremeTerrain’s (XT) Throttle Out YouTube video series, host Ryan Huck plans and executes a JLU Wrangler Sport build that can handle whatever terrain you throw at it; whether it be asphalt, gravel, rock trails, or mud. Keeping it simple, the Jeep parts and accessories Ryan focuses on in this video include lift kits, wheels and tires, as well as armor, recovery gear, and lighting—because no one likes to wheel in the dark!

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John Stewart

Top Silverado Camping Parts | The Haul

Get Your Silverado Camping Ready

PAOLI, Pa. (July 1st, 2019) – In this episode of AmericanTrucks’ “The Haul” YouTube Series, host Joe Dick selects his favorite camping gear for Chevy Silverado owners. Whether you are camping, tailgating, or just trying to have some fun during an off-road excursion, this video offers a few excellent suggestions to make your time with your truck, away from home, an enjoyable one.

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Kelly Tuttle

Truck vs. Jeep: What’s the Best Vehicle for Off-Roading?

There are generally two kinds of off-roaders in the world: truck lovers and jeep lovers. Both kinds of vehicles come with their fair share of pros and cons when it comes to leaping over rocks and grinding through the mud. If you’re trying to choose between one and the other, you’ll likely encounter all kinds of opinionated individuals who will decry your decision one way or the other. Both have their ardent supporter.

If you’re new to the world of off-roading, we’ll give you the lowdown on these two classic options, so you can make the right decision based on where and how you like to drive.

Truck Pros

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