• Gold Rush Fever

    Day Trip in Central Ontario Canada by Quinton Neufedlt  August 11, 2020 Words by Quinton Neufeldt The recent disruption of our normal socializing has given us some extra time – allowing us to finally get around to repairs and maintenance on our vehicles! It was starting to feel like I had done all I could and needed to go for a drive. My plan to go to an off-road park for the April long weekend was canceled…

  • Battle of the Best Off Road – Bronco vs Wrangler – What no one is saying

    4WDrive Magazine Do you really need a 4-door Badlands or Rubicon edition? Or would you rather have the most affordable high performing off-road SUV? What is the top performing AND most affordable 4×4 on the planet? This is the real battle; waged where buyer-wages determine the biggest bang for the best off-road buck – Bronco Base or Wrangler Sport – how far will they take you? This was always meant to be a Ford Bronco…

  • 231/D300 Doubler

    by lowrad Basically you take a NP231 and a D300 and put them together with a kit that consists of a block off plate, a clocking ring (for the D300) and a stub shaft that mates the two together. Now for the teardown of the 231. You unbolt the the case and split it apart and this is what you see. Then you get to have fun with cutting tools. Thanks to TMan (Tulman) for…

  • Tweeter

    By lowrad In the beginning the big Monkey in the sky created the earth and sky and sun and moon and stars. Then he created Tweeter. I, but a humble Monkey am just perfecting on his masterpiece. Here is his humble origins. So basically at this point just about everything I did last winter I have changed my mind on. So I had started accumulating parts, got this stuff. Then I got a D300 from…

  • Brake Adjustment/Stroke

    S-Cam Type Air Brakes The first thing you need to know is what type of brake chamber and what type of slack adjuster you are working with. Automatic slack adjusters are required on vehicles manufactured on and after May 31, 1996.  The following picture is of a manual slack adjuster. Your probably not going to see to many of these but there still out there. This type of slack adjuster can be adjusted with a…