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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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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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Building the Ultimate Overlander Jeep Wrangler | Throttle Out

Crossing America in a JK Wrangler Off Road

PAOLI, Pa. (June 4th, 2019) – In this episode of ExtremeTerrain’s (XT) Throttle Out YouTube Video Series, XT’s Ryan Houck, helps Mark Townsend from “Treads and Tails” build his ultimate Wrangler overlanding rig. The purpose of this build is to give Mark and his service dog, Forrest, a reliable, functional, and safe vehicle to pilot the Trans-America Trail which spans the continental United States from East to West coast.

 “We built a great platform for Mark to build on further, since he has a lot of other mods in mind—this was just the start! I’m excited to see Mark and Forrest on their way and watch the adventure unfold.”—Ryan Houck

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Jeep Clubs Clean-Up Trails and Build Good Will

ExtremeTerrain’s Clean Trails Program - $20,000+ Donated

PAOLI, Pa. (May 29, 2019) – ExtremeTerrain, the auto parts retailer known for customizing Jeep Wranglers and Toyota pick-ups, continues to give back through the Clean Trail Initiative program in 2019. Launched in 2015, the program seeks to reward local clubs and organizations with small, project-specific, grants to be used for trail maintenance and restoration. In the approximately 4 years since it started, the program has given out $21,650 in trail project grant funds.

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Enjoy public lands and rivers safely this summer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – This Memorial Day weekend, public land visitors will be heading outdoors for recreational opportunities like fishing, swimming, camping, rockhounding, backpacking, hiking, boating and off-highway vehicle use.

In California, the Bureau of Land Management oversees 15 million acres of public lands that support the agency’s multiple-use mission, which includes 1,735 miles of nationally designated trails and 356 miles of rivers.

Enjoy public lands and rivers safely this summer  With that said, the public is encouraged to keep a few things in mind:

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