• My take on Kodi

    I first heard about Kodi around 2013 back then it was known as XBMC. I downloaded and installed it and my first impression was it sucked, lol, I couldn’t get it to play anything. I deleted it and never gave it another thought for a few months. My curiosity got the best of me and I did some research and reinstalled Kodi knowing this time around I would need to provide some content in order…

  • 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…

  • Dam Ford

    by 300 6 Jeep Well the truck through a code P0016 and after replacing a couple of VVT solenoids I discovered that it was the timing chain and it needed to be replaced at 146000 km. Apparently this engine has been around for 10 years and in multiple vehicles ranging from cars, SUV and now the trucks. This issue has been there from the get go! Ford has never done a recall on these motors, they…

  • Trail Trash

    I have finished my Cruzr known as BUSHWACKER after 6 months, 3-14 hrs/day, 6 days a week with the help of close friends. It was my retirement project, which I plan to use (abuse...NO!) at Phil Factor 2006 and Camp Northern Lights as well as local runs. It gets a lot of positive comments and turn heads everywhere. With the twin lockers, better gearing and 35s, it works VERY well.

  • Highlander 4×4 Jamboree

    DEEP WOODS ADVENTURE Minden, Ontario, Canada by Mark Coles Photography: Mike Bohlmann   The telephone rang and a potential participant asked the question “so what exactly is a deep woods adventure?”. The question was in reference to the advertising of the Highlander 4X4 Jamboree. A deep woods adventure, I replied, is when you enter trail early in the morning, wheel all day through tight muddy dense forest strewn with rocks and hazards, eat on the fly…