• 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…

  • Rough Running in Northern Ontario

    A weekend 4×4 trip in Marten River provided a challenging experience even for this hardcore group of wheelers. by Quinton Neufedlt December 11, 2019 Words by Quinton Neufeldt After several months of planning, our weekend camping and 4×4 trip in the Marten River area near the scenic region of Temagami, Ontario, had finally arrived. Searching the Garmin Back Road Map Books, Version 8 Ontario-Base Camp, I discovered a few interesting resource roads and access trails that were definitely…

  • Durango Steering Gear in a Late Model TJ (03-06)

    1. Remove stock box. 2. Remove steering shaft, drill plastic pin from both sides, reinstall collapsed shaft. 3. Use 1″ hole saw to cut front box mount sleeve out of frame. 4. Bolt durango box using 2 back bolts and determine if sleeve will fit or if frame needs to be clearanced. I needed to grind about 1/8″ from the front lower corner of hole. 5. Bolt the box back in with 3 stock bolts,…

  • CO4x4 Madoc Area Drive

    by Quinton Neufedlt Words by Quinton Neufeldt It was a beautiful day and a great relief to be out wheeling a spring day after what felt like such a long winter. 17 people and 7 vehicles met at McDonald’s on Hwy 7 and 62 near Madoc, Ontario on a Saturday morning for a Central Ontario 4×4 trail ride. We drove up Cooper Road to (you guessed it) Cooper, then turned right on Lingham Lake Rd,…

  • Jeep Mods

    89 Jeep YJ Unmolested 89 Jeep YJ, 4.2 engine with an automatic A999 transmission, first mod was 31 inch tires. First run was Mcknight Lake south off the Lingham Hydro Line. There was one deep water crossing we encountered and by the time we got into Mcknight Lake I found the transmission acting up. I didn’t realize Jeep with all there wisdom had put the transmission vent in the front pump cover behind the torque…