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Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:09:21 +0000

 



What is the Difference Between 4x4 and 4x2...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

What is the real difference between a 4x4 and a 4x2? Here are the basics.



The Best and Worst Things About Jeep Wranglers

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Jeep Wrangler... It's lots of fun to drive, but is it a smart buy? There really is no other vehicle like a Wrangler - it continues to be the ultimate off-road icon. Yes, they're fun to drive, but are they practical to own? Here are the pros and cons of owning a Jeep Wrangler convertible. All the best features, and the worst features - to help you decide whether or not to buy a Jeep Wrangler.



Top 6 Books To Improve Offroad Driving Skills

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

From beginner to novice, everyone could use a few tips or try a few new techniques before going offroad. Add a few of these books to your offroad library, to brush up on your off-road driving skills before heading for the trails.



How to Tow Your 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle the Right...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Check here to see if your vehicle is on the list of vehicles that can be safely towed with 4 wheels down.



What Are The Different Types of ATVs?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

There are lots of different types of ATVs, they come in many different shapes and sizes. They are designed and manufactured for lots of different uses, ranging from racing and recreation to ranching, industrial and emergency services.



When To Use 4WD in Your Jeep Wrangler or...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Conditions in which you would want to use 4WD to avoid sliding or spinning. Tips on when to use high-range versus low-range 4WD on different terrain.



Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Edition Boasts Powerful...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon... It's a real gem on and offroad. Learn about the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Edition with its super-tough trail ready offroading package.



Tips For Installing a Herculiner Bed Liner...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

While Herculiner ranks among the best when it comes to do-it-yourself bediners, there are a few things to keep in mind before you begin. Page 3.



Get Started Riding ATVs

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

It's easy to learn to ride ATVs. Here are some tips to help you start riding quads safely and confidently.



How to Fix a Dead ATV Battery on the Trail or...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

How to deal with a dead battery on your ATV. Having a few basic tools will help you get along if your battery dies.



The Smallest ATVs on the Market Made Just for...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The most important factors to think about when buying an ATV for a child is the child’s size followed immediately by the child’s skill level.



Utility ATVs

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The most popular type of All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) in the United States (and quite possibly the world) is the utility ATV. It is the work-horse of the All Terrain world.



What (Exactly) Does Four Wheel Drive Mean?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Everything you need to know about four wheel drive vehicles, including what 4x4 means - an explanation of 4x4 versus 4x2, types of 4WD systems, and when to use 4-wheel drive. Everything you need to know before hitting the trail.



Before You Buy a New or Used ATV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Comprehensive advice covers buying an ATV used from a private party or mechanic, and buying used or new from a dealer.



The Different Types of Transmissions on ATVs

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Learning to ride an ATV is easier than learning how to ride a motorcycle, especially when it comes to starting and changing gears.



Best and Worst Used SUVs and Pickup Trucks of...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are the best rated used SUVs and Pickup Trucks, recommended by a number of different top expert sources. These are so highly rated, you shouldn't hesitate about buying one of these used 4x4 pickup trucks and 4WD sport-utility vehicles. Page 2.



Top Reasons To Buy A Jeep Wrangler Unlimited...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The best reasons you might want to purchase a Jeep Wrangler TJ Unlimited model over the standard short-wheelbase Wrangler original. Here are some of the good points about the TJ Unlimited that you might not have thought about.



Hummer FAQ - Pros and Cons of Hummers Top...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are the Cons, or negative things, about owning a Hummer H1 or H2. Covering everything from design, look and styling to repairs, durability and reliability, all of the worst things about Hummers are highlighted. If you're considering buying new or used a Hummer, here are some of the downsides or reasons you might want to reconsider owning one. Page 3.



Unique Gift Ideas For Those Who Enjoy Offroading

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

One-of-a-kind gift ideas for the off-road enthusiast. These make perfect gifts for that person who has everything. Chances are, these are things you didn't even know existed!



How to Get Water Out of Your ATV's Engine

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Getting the water IN the engine is easy. Getting it out, without destroying the engine, can be more of a challenge.



Types Of Four-Wheel Drive Systems

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

What's the difference between the level of traction provided by four wheel drive vehicles that come equipped with Full-time/Permanent 4WD, Automatic 4WD, or Part-Time 4WD? Here's an explanation of the different types of four wheel drive systems. Page 2.



How To Enjoy Tailgating Parties In Cold Weather

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

How do you make the most of tailgating in the winter? It's cold out there, here's what you need to know to make your tailgate party a success.



Top 7 Books About Jeeps

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Books about Jeeps for Jeep owners and enthusiasts seeking factual and historical information, as well as leisure reading.



When To Use 4WD

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The gearing options found in 4WD vehicles help a vehicle tackle many of the unique situations encountered while driving off-road. Following are a variety of conditions in which you would want to use 4WD to avoid sliding or spinning. Some helpful tips for when to use high-range versus low-range 4WD on different terrain. Page 3.



Brand new to the UTV world? Here are some...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Basic UTV Safety 101 - some simple guidelines for a safe UTV experience!



Top 5 Ways to Ruin an ATV Ride

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The top 5 things you can do to ruin an otherwise good ATV ride.



How To Interpret Jeep Codes, What Jeep Codes Mean

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

How To Interpret Jeep Codes, What Jeep Codes Mean



Is Buying a Jeep Wrangler a Good Idea?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Good and bad things about owning Jeeps, plus the little-known Jeep facts that will help you decide whether or not to buy a Wrangler.



Before You Choose an ATV, Find Out Which Engine...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Learn the difference between a 2 stroke and a 4 stroke ATV engine and why you might choose one over the other.



Facts About The International Harvester Scout

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Little-known facts about the International Harvester Scout and a bit of its history, including changes that Scouts have undergone through the years.



How to Buy a New ATV Quad or 4 Wheeler

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Buying a new ATV can be challenging experience at best, a harrowing nightmare at worst. We've got advice to help make the process less of an ordeal.



History of the Sport Utility Vehicle

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

To find out where we are going, it sometimes helps to look where we have been. Check out the storied past of the SUV.



To Lock Or Not To Lock - All About Differential...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

When should you use lockers and when should you not? Learn the difference between open and locked differentials.



The Right Safety Gear To Wear on Your ATV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Wear the proper safety gear anytime you ride your ATV!



How to Find Places to Go Offroading

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

A list of back road trails with maps, detailed directions to the trail heads, current weather reports, color pictures, and reports from fellow 4-wheelers.



What ATV Regulations Does Your State Have?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

ATV laws in these states: Alaska Alabama Arkansas Arizona California Colorado Connecticut Delaware DC Florida Georgia Hawaii Iowa Idaho Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Massachusetts Maryland Maine Michigan Minnesota Missouri Mississippi Montana North Carolina North Dakota Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Virginia Vermont Washington Wisconsin West Virginia Wyoming



Before You Buy a Used ATV, Find Out What to...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Looking for an ATV but don't want to spend a fortune on a new quad? Read on to find out how to pick a good used ATV.



Before You Buy A Hummer H2 SUT...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

A helpful list summarizing the Pros and Cons of owning a Hummer H2 SUT. Page 3.



Reasons To Buy A Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Model...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Thinking of purchasing a Jeep Wrangler TJ Unlimited model over the standard short-wheelbase Wrangler original? Here are the best reasons why you should.



Need More Than Two Seats in Your UTV? Look No...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Shopping for a 4-seat UTV? Check out these current models!



Helmet Basics For ATV Riders - Important...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Offroad helmets are required ATV equipment in many states, and they're the single most effective means of preventing head injuries that result in death or permanent disability. Here's everything you want to know about ATV riding helmets: how to shop for a new helmet, what to look for, old vs new helmets, finding the right fit, unique features to consider, and the differences between D.O.T. and Snell certification ratings on riding helmets.



Check out these Commander models from Can-Am...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Check out what's new for the Commander in 2016!



We Pick Our Top 3 Sport Side-by-Sides for 2014!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Which is the best sport side-by-side on the market? Here are our 3 favorites!



The Tailgate Party Set-up

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Let's get this party started! It's not hard to turn a tailgating event into a tailgating party. It just takes a few easy steps to make life a little easier and your tailgating event into a party to remember.



ATV Resources for California

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

ATV and Offroading Resources in California . ATV Laws and Regulations, places to ride, where to get ATV Safety training.



California ATVs Jeeps 4x4 Rentals - Where To...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

In California, here are the best places to rent Jeep Wranglers and other 4WD vehicles - whether you wish to take them offroad or not. Choose from Jeeps and dozens of other 4WD SUVs and pickup trucks, plus quads (or ATVs).



Fuel Maintenance Tips for Your ATV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Fuel tips to get your ATV ready for desert riding season



How Many 4 Wheel Drive Owners Actually Drive...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

So, how many 4WD owners actually take their four-wheel drive vehicles offroad? What's the industry standard?



All About Owning 4x4 Pickup Truck and SUV Hybrids

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are the Pros - the good things about owning a Hybrid vehicle. These are the top reasons that Hybrid cars are good. Page 2.



4WD Systems Can be Costly: 10 Ways to Save

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

SUVs and four-wheel-drive vehicles offer many options for drivers, but they can be expensive to maintain. Learn how to save money on your 4WD vehicle by checking out these Top 10 questions and answers first.



Can-Am Introduces their Newest Line of UTVs!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The New Defender is a Work Horse That Can Also Play



Review: 2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 EPS

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Polaris has designed a fast and fun 4-seater that fits the whole family!



Spark Plug Maintenance Tips for Your ATV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Spark Plug maintenance tips for your ATV



Where To Go Off-road in a 4WD Vehicle, ATV,...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

This ever-growing list of backroad trails includes maps, detailed directions to the trailheads, current weather reports, color pictures from the trails, and even some trip reports from fellow four-wheelers.



How to Remove a Jeep Wrangler Hard Top

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The Jeep Wrangler's Freedom Top, a 3 piece modular roof, can be used in a variety of different ways, letting you get into the wind while on the road or trail.



4 Wheel Drive Ride-On Toys For Kids

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are some fun ways to share your enthusiasm for 4WD SUVs -- including Jeeps and Hummers -- as well



How To Change a Spark Plug

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

A simple how-to guide for changing spark plugs.



A Factory Turbo From Polaris? Yes Please!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Polaris drops their new factory XP Turbo EPS!



Side by Side ATVs

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Side by Side ATVs, aka Sxs, Rhino, UTV, are more like golf carts than a quad, only with stronger motors, better suspension and tires, and a host of other options.



The 5 Most Common Upgrades for UTVs

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Modifying Your UTV Can Add Great Looks and Even Better Performance!



How to Clean Your Car's Carburetor

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

How to clean a carburetor on an internal combustion engine.



Offroad Trip: Where to Go Camping With Your ATV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are the best places to go camping AND trail riding with your 4x4 pickup truck, 4WD SUV, or ATV. Plus, trip reports from 4-wheelers highlighting their offroad experiences on these trails. Included are the top spots in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Canada and Australia.



Tips For Your First 4-Wheeling Trip Off Road

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Before you take your vehicle off road, here are some important ways to prepare yourself (and your vehicle!) for a fun, safe experience that you'll look forward to repeating. This 7-part article covers everything from what to take to what to do after the ride.



Why Women Are Buying SUV's

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Why are so many women chosing SUV's for their vehicle?



Little-Known Facts and History of the...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Everything you want to know about the Volkswagen Touareg, including little-known facts, background history, most unique features, and top pros & cons of owning a VW Touareg - whether you choose to take it off road or not.



Daisy Duke's Jeep From The Dukes of Hazzard

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

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2015 Motocross Gear

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Let's look at the most popular MX Gear for 2015!



What did we think of Yamaha's new 2016...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Can the new Wolverine de-throne the legendary Yamaha Rhino?



Trailer Options For Your ATV/UTV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

There are Plenty of Trailer Options Available for Hauling Your Powersports Toys!



Safety Precautions Before Going Offroad

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Before you take your vehicle off road, here are some important ways to prepare yourself (and your vehicle!) for a fun, safe experience that you'll look forward to repeating. Here are tips for preparing yourself and your vehicle for your first 4 wheeling trip off road. Page 2.



TIPS FOR CLEANING YOUR ATV

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Top Tips on Cleaning Your ATV. ATVs.



International Introduces World's Largest...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

International introduces the limited-edition CXT pickup truck... the world's biggest production pick-up truck. Here's everything you want to know about the International CXT truck.



Pros: The Top Reasons To Own a Volkswagen Touareg

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are the Pros, or positive things, about owning a Volkswagen Touareg SUV. Covering everything from design, look and styling to repairs, durability and reliability, all of the best things about VW Touaregs are highlighted. If you're considering buying new or used a VW Touareg, here are some of the reasons you might want to consider owning one. Page 2.



Another New RZR Model From Polaris?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Check out the newest XP from Polaris!



Do you Really Need to Break-In a New Engine?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

How to properly break in your ATV engine.



Check out our Maxxis Ceros UTV Tire Review

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Maxxis Ceros Radial UTV Tire Review



2014 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI Special Edition -...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Review of Yamaha's 2014 Grizzly 700 FI EPS Special Edition ATV



Definition of the Term Off Highway Vehicle (OHV)

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Definition of the Term Off Highway Vehicle, or OHV



All About Yamaha ATVs: Reviews, Pictures,...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Everything you need to know about Yamaha's ATVs, UTVs and Quads



UTV RIDING GEAR

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

A Guide to Choosing the Right Apparel for your UTV Riding Adventure



5 ATV/UTV Shop Products We Can't Live Without

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Our 5 favorite shop products!






What are the most popular mud terrain tires for...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Choosing a good mud tire can be a daunting task. Here we highlight some of the most popular mud tires in the ATV industry.



Best Spring Time Checklist for your ATV!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Top ATV tips to get your quad ready for the first spring ride after a long winter's storage.



Yamaha Introduces an All New Side By Side for...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

What's the scoop on Yamaha's 2016 Wolverine?



Cover It Up

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

You can improve the fuel efficiency of your truck and enhance its appearance as well by adding on a truck top or camper shell. It's a convenient way to add space to your truck and protect cargo from the weather.



Argo 750HDI ATV Preview

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Preview of the Argo 750HDI ATV, the only true all terrain vehicle that can seamlessly go from land to water.



Arizona 4-Wheeling Trails and Maps

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are the most popular trails and maps for atv and offroad driving locations in and around Arizona. The best places to take your 4x4 truck or 4WD SUV off road!



The Yamaha Grizzly 700 Does Not Disappoint!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

What did we think of Yamaha's newest Grizzly?



See our Preview of the new 2015 Yamaha Viking...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

The Viking VI is the first true 6-passenger UTV.



4-Wheeling Resources By State

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

A listing of 4-wheeling resources by state. You'll find offroad clubs, trails & maps, 4x4 rentals, guided offroad trips & tours, places to go camping & trail riding, and more.



Barefoot Motors Model One Electric ATV Review

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Review of the Model One Electric ATV by Barefoot Motors.



Tips For Choosing The Right Size Lift For Your...

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are some important things to consider before you install a body lift kit on your 4WD vehicle. Plus, tips for choosing the right size lift for your ride.



Riding in Utah? Yes, Please!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Utah offers some of the most interesting and beautiful trail systems in the country!



In the Market for a Used UTV / Side-by-Side?

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Here are some tips to help you make the right choice when buying a used UTV!



Arisun Moves Into the PowersportsTire Market!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Check out our favorite tires from Arisun's ATV/UTV lineup!



Best Jeep Hard Tops

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Adding a hard top to your Jeep will give you better protection from the elements, less road noise and increased insulation resulting in a quieter ride, tinted glass to prevent glare and interior fading from the sun, and improved security for all the items stored inside your Jeep.



Going Off Road?… Don't Forget These!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

Use these checklists so you don't forget to take along some necessary off road equipment on your next 4-wheeling or atving trip. Here's everything you need to consider when it comes to: basic survival gear, first aid kits, safety and recovery gear, tools, supplies, and parts to bring on the trail. Know what to pack and how to equip your vehicle before you go off road!



What To Do If You Get Stuck Off Road

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

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Streetbike Engine Powered UTVs? Check it out!

2017-02-20T11:09:21Z

What is an SR1? Yamaha R1 Streetbike Powered UTV.....