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What is the Difference Between 4x4 and 4x2...
What is the real difference between a 4x4 and a 4x2? Here are the basics.
How to Tow Your 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle the Right...
Check here to see if your vehicle is on the list of vehicles that can be safely towed with 4 wheels down. Plus, learn how to properly tow a vehicle, including the advantages and disadvantages of towing four wheels down, and how to choose a tow bar for towing your vehicle.
How to Remove a Jeep Wrangler Hard Top
Removing the torx bolts on the Jeep Wrangler that has the 3 piece modular hard top. Page 5.
What Are The Different Types of ATVs?
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.
How to Fix a Dead ATV Battery on the Trail or...
How to deal with a dead battery on your ATV. Having a few basic tools will help you get along if your battery dies.
Childrens ATVs
There are more children under 12 years old riding All Terrain Vehicles today than ever before. The allure of an exciting and versatile activity that can be shared and enjoyed by all members of the family is getting very popular.
Before You Choose an ATV, Find Out Which Engine...
Learn the Difference Between a 2 Stroke ATV Engine and a 4 Stroke ATV Engine and Why You Might Choose One Over the Other.
How to Get Water Out of Your ATV's Engine
How to deal with water in your engine if you submerged your ATV, jeep wrangler or other OHV
Before You Buy a Used ATV, Find Out What to...
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.
Do You Really Need an SUV?
Are you considering buying a vehicle? If you're thinking about an SUV, check here first to see whether or not you really need a sport-utility vehicle. Here are the pros and cons of owning an SUV to help you determine whether the next vehicle you purchase should be an SUV or not.
What ATV Regulations Does Your State Have?
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
Is Buying a Jeep Wrangler a Good Idea?
If you're intrigued by the thought of owning a Jeep Wrangler, and you find yourself inching closer and closer to actually buying one... Here are some things to think about before you do. A summary of the good things and the bad things about owning Jeeps, plus the little-known Jeep facts that will help you decide whether or not to buy a Wrangler.
Identify Your Jeep: Understanding Jeeps Model...
What's a CJ-5? Or an XJ? How are these codes interpreted to represent various models of Jeeps? Here's a list of descriptions, a brief explanation of what differentiates the models, and a few examples courtesy of our readers rides pages.
Before You Buy a New ATV
Buying a new ATV can be challenging experience at best, a harrowing nightmare at worst. We've got advice for you that will help make the process less of an ordeal, from Matt Finley, your Guide to 4 wheel fun at About ATVs and Offroading
Offroad Trip: Where to Go Camping With Your ATV
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.
The Different Types of Transmissions on ATVs
Learning to ride an ATV is easier than learning how to ride a motorcycle, especially when it comes to starting and changing gears.
When To Use 4WD
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.
Definition of the Term Knobbie Tire
Definition of the Term Kmobbie Tire
Before You Buy a New or Used ATV
Comprehensive advice covers buying an ATV used from a private party or mechanic, and buying used or new from a dealer.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Edition Boasts Powerful...
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.
How to Clean Your Car's Carburetor
How to clean a carburetor on an internal combustion engine.
4-Wheeling Resources By State
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.
Tips for Trouble Free Towing
Everything you need to know about the basics of towing! From finding the right vehicle to tow your load; to understanding the towing terminology, including classes, weights, ratings and load capacities; how to choose the right hitch based on your load and your vehicle; and a last-minute checklist for things you need to do before you start your trip.
Forging Deep Water in a 4WD Offroad Vehicle
Crossing in deep water in a Jeep Wrangler or other 4WD offroad vehicle is very possible when done correctly.
ATV Safety Equipment
Safety equipment for ATVs is important. Helmet, goggles, gloves and boots can help reduce injuries in a crash. Following manufacturer's recommendations on age/size limits, not riding with passengers and not riding on pavement can greatly reduce your risk of an accident, but it's not foolproof. Wear proper ATV safety equipment.
Utility ATVs
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.
Barefoot Motors Model One Electric ATV Review
Review of the Model One Electric ATV by Barefoot Motors.
Side by Side ATVs
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.
Engine Break-In Secrets for Your ATV
New engine break-in procedure for ATVs. How to run a new ATV engine for best over-all performance and reliability.
2014 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI Special Edition -...
Review of Yamaha's 2014 Grizzly 700 FI EPS Special Edition ATV
What to Pack in an ATV Repair Kit
What tools to put in an emergency ATV repair kit to help you get back on the trail if you break down while offroading
Riding the dunes on an ATV or UTV can be...
Little Sahara in Utah is a popular place for dunes, and consists of 60,000 acres of dunes and dirt trails for OHV riding.
Summer Riding Tips
Summer ATV and UTV Riding Tips
Get Started Riding ATVs
It's easy to learn to ride ATVs. Here are some tips to help you start riding quads safely and confidently.
Why ATVs Come in so Many Different Sizes
ATVs come in many different sizes for many different applications. Find out what the different sizes of atvs are for.
ATV Resources for California
ATV and Offroading Resources in California . ATV Laws and Regulations, places to ride, where to get ATV Safety training.
Air Filter Maintenance Tips for Your ATV
Air filter tips for your ATV in sand
2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 Review
2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 UTV Review and Specs
Drive Chain Maintenance Tips for Your ATV
Drive Chain maintenance tips for your ATV
How To Change a Spark Plug
A simple how-to guide for changing spark plugs.
An About.com Preview of the 2014 Polaris Sport...
The 2014 Polaris RZR 570 was designed to be a trail machine.
How to Find Places to Go Offroading
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.
Sport ATVs
One of the fastest growing recreational activities in the US right now is the use of four wheeled All Terrain Vehicles(ATVs), also know as quads or 4-wheelers.
How To Drive Offroad in Sand, Snow, Dirt and Mud
Riding your ATV or 4wd offroading in challenging terrain like deep sand, snow or mud can be challenging.
How To Prepare Your ATV for Storage
How to prepare your ATV for long term storage. Learn how to prepare the engine, the plastic and more.
ATV Tire Tips for Sand
ATV tire tips when you're riding in sand
Tips for Cleaning Your ATV
Cleaning your ATV isn't fun, but it's necessary!
Handy Throttle ATV Thumb Throttle Conversion Kit
Handy Throttle Review. The thumb throttle on an ATV can cause fatigue and pain while riding ATVs. Handy Throttle can convert an ATV thumb throttle to a twist throttle
Ultimate Tailgating Checklist
charcoal lighter fluid first aid kit kerosene heater non alcoholic beverages tailgate party: Ultimate Checklist for Tailgating
How to Plan a Fun, Safe ATV Ride
How to plan a day long ATV trip: what to pack, important things to remember, and how to expect the unexpected.
UTV RIDING GEAR
A Guide to Choosing the Right Apparel for your UTV Riding Adventure
Spark Plug Maintenance Tips for Your ATV
Spark Plug maintenance tips for your ATV
2013-2014 Yamaha Sport ATV Buyer's Guide
The 2014 Raptor 700R is a great dune and trail quad.
See our Preview of the new 2015 Yamaha Viking...
The Viking VI is the first true 6-passenger UTV.
Everything you need to know about Yamaha ATVs,...
Everything you need to know about Yamaha's ATVs, UTVs and Quads
TIPS FOR CLEANING YOUR ATV
Top Tips on Cleaning Your ATV. ATVs / Offroading.
Kristy - Douglasville, GA 1981 Jeep CJ8 Scrambler
Kristy - Douglasville, GA 1981 Jeep CJ8 Scrambler.
A to Z Sitemap: 4-Wheeling Resources &...
An A to Z directory of the most popular articles, links, and resources about 4WD vehicles, ATVs, and the sport of 4-wheeling. Use this list to find everything you want to know about offroad driving. This A-Z list makes searching for something on the 4wheeldrive website fast and easy!
How To Jump Start a Vehicle
a simple how to on jump starting a vehicle with a dead battery, from your about.com guide
Alpinestars Tech 3 Offroad Racing Boots
Taking the Alpinestars Tech 3 moto boots to the hills of Oregon for a real-world test
Check out our Maxxis Ceros UTV Tire Review
Maxxis Ceros Radial UTV Tire Review
Yuasa Smartshot 900 Battery Charger /...
Battery Charger/Maintainer for Your ATV - Yuasa Smartshot 900 Battery Charger Maintainer
Towing Tips
Following are some helpful tips for towing 4 wheels down:
A Quick Overview of the Polaris Sport/Recreatio...
Take a quick look at the 2014 Sport/Recreational ATV line-up from Polaris Industries.
2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 Preview
The 2014 Yamaha Viking FI 4x4 Review
Fuel Maintenance Tips for Your ATV
Fuel tips to get your ATV ready for desert riding season
Definition of the Term Compression Ratio
Definition of the term compression ratio on internal combustion engines
“Comfort” Can Be the Enemy of Safety
When you get comfortable doing something you start taking things for granted. A mistake while you're distracted can be tragic. Keep all your attention on riding.
How to Jump Start a Vehicle
A simple How to on jump starting a vehicle with a dead battery, from your About.com Guide
Truck Bed Covers And Lids
Truck bed covers (often referred to as tonneaus, tonnos and lids) are attachments to a pickup truck's bed that provide protection from weather and security from theft, allowing you to store items in the bed and keep them out of sight and out of the weather
Inconvenience of Using a Tow Dolly
Using a Tow Dolly can be inconvenient.  Here are just a few of them:
The Consumer Product Safety Comission Changes...
CPSC Changes ATV Age and Size Recommendations
What Kind of ATV Racing is Right for You?
Find out what types of ATV racing are available, and which series might be the best choice for you.
Definition of the Term Off Highway Vehicle (OHV)
Definition of the Term Off Highway Vehicle, or OHV
California ATVs, Jeeps & 4x4 Rentals - Rent 4WD...
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).
ATV Safety Equipment: A Pair of ATV Riding Boots
When riding an ATV, a good pair of riding boots are key to protecting your feet, ankles, and lower legs. Your feet and legs take a good amount of abuse, even with normal riding.
ATV Safety Equipment: A Helmet
Safety equipment for ATVs is important, and it all starts with a helmet
Argo 750HDI ATV
Preview of the Argo 750HDI ATV, the only true all terrain vehicle that can seamlessly go from land to water.
Track Your Truck GPS Vehicle Tracking System
GPS vehicle tracking systems from Track Your Truck is designed for fleets but has important offroading implications
Top 5 Ways to Ruin an ATV Ride
The top 5 things you can do to ruin an otherwise good ATV ride.
About the ATV Safety Institute
atv safety institute (ASI) is a national program of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety education and awareness and promotes safe, responsible atv riding.
Gorilla 3000lb Waterproof ATV Winch
Waterproof Gorilla 3000 Professional Winch provides pulling power for just about any application, wet or dry
Rock Run Recreation Area, Pa
Rock Run Recreation area in Pa. A place to ride ATVs and go offroading on trails and in fields.
Brian Wells - Athens, IL 1995 Jeep Wrangler
Brian Wells - Athens, IL 1995 Jeep Wrangler.
How to Fix a Broken Whip on an ATV
How to fix a broken fiberglass whip antenna on an ATV. Custom whip mount modification.
Towing and Hitches for your SUV and Truck
Learn the terminology and determine the right hitch for your towing needs
Definition of the Term CCs as it Applies to...
Definition of the Term CCs (Cubic Centimeters) and how it is used to define the size or displacement of an internal combustion engine.
Arizona 4-Wheeling Trails and Maps - Where to...
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!
1982 Jeep CJ7 Photo Gallery
Jason and his 1982 Jeep CJ7 Photo Gallery.
Review of the Aries Replacement Front Bumper...
The Aries replacement front bumper for Jeep Wranglers is a nice looking bumper but the urge to want one all but stops there. It's modular design increases aesthetic appeal but reduces it's overall strength while poor manufacturing and quality leaves one feeling less than satisfied.
We take a look at Kawasaki's 2014 Sport Quad...
We take a quick look at Kawasaki's 2014 Sport Quad line-up.
Honda's Newest Offerings to the Sport Quad World
The 2014 TRX450R is Honda's sport ATV with a serious race pedigree.
1990 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Silverado Photo Gallery
Bo and his 1990 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Silverado Photo Gallery.
Top 5 ATV Safety Tips
Top 5 ATV safety tips you can use to keep you and your family safe while riding quads.
Ride-Testing Your ATV After Storage
Making Sure Your ATV is Ready to Ride Before You Head Out to the Trail
The Beave - Golden, CO 1990 Jeep Wrangler YJ
The Beave - Golden, CO 1990 Jeep Wrangler YJ.
ATV Tool Kit by Trail Toolz
ATV Accessories Trail Toolz Tool Kit
1993 Toyota Pick-up 4x4 Photo Gallery
Tony and his 1993 Toyota Pick-up 4x4 Photo Gallery.
Summer ATV / UTV Riding Tips
What steps can you take to ensure you have a safe, fun ride during the hot days of summer?
1991 Chevy Blazer Photo Gallery
Alex and his 1991 Chevy Blazer Photo Gallery.
6 Ways to Prepare Your ATV for Desert Season
Checking some basics like the fuel, tires, air filter, chain and others will help ensure a better ride in the sand dunes
GearPods Backcountry Adventure Survival System
Review for the GearPods Adventure Survival Gear System
Darryl Darwin NT Australia 1994 Toyota 4Runner...
Darryl's 1994 Toyota 4Runner RV6 from Darwin, NT Australia.
Best High Rated Used Vehicles - Highest Rated...
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.
Tires
changing wheels underinflated tires wheels and tires aftermarket accessory center of gravity: Tires
1984 Jeep CJ7 Photo Gallery
1984 Jeep CJ7 Photo Gallery.
SPRINGTIME CHECKLIST FOR YOUR ATV
Top ATV tips to get your quad ready for the first spring ride after a long winter's storage.
OHVs at Buggy World of El Cajon, California
Some of the Off Road Vehicles at Buggy World in El Cajon, California
James Green -Orangeburg, SC 1977 International...
James Green-Orangeburg, SC 1977 International Scout II.
Rommel Salt Lake,UT 1984 Jeep CJ5
Rommel's 1984 Jeep CJ5.
1972 Chevy Blazer K5 CST Photo Gallery
Matt and his 1972 Chevy Blazer K5 CST Photo Gallery.
Edward Elkins 1990 Jeep YJ
Edward Elkins 1990 Jeep YJ.
The Garmin Tactix GPS Watch Review - Enhance...
Garmin's tactix - a GPS and watch all-in-one
Lawyers Are Piling On Yamaha's Rhino ATV
Yamaha Rhino Side by Side ATVs are on the receiving end of what can only be described as a hunting expedition by lawyers. Yamaha Rhino rollover and recall lawsuits are increasing despite Yamaha issuing a voluntary repair to reduce the risk of rollovers.
Cooler Mount by Rite Side Products
The Cooler Mount for Polaris RZR is a quick, secure, purpose-built attachment that bolts right into your Polaris SxS with no hardware and no modifications to the machine.
Garmin's tactix - A Watch or a GPS?
Review of Garmin's tactix GPS Watch
1982 Datsun/Nissan 720 King Cab 4x4 Photo Gallery
Michael and his 1982 Datsun/Nissan 720 King Cab 4x4 Photo Gallery.
1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Photo Gallery
Georgia Red and his 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Photo Gallery.
Custom Long-Travel SxS with a Winch
Custom Side by Side at Buggy World. Page 6.
New Street-Legal High Performance Lighting
Sylvania’s XENARC High Intensity Discharge Street-Legal High Performance Lighting
1991 Toyota Pickup Photo Gallery
Mark Crisostomo - Dededo, Guam  Readers Ride / Photo Gallery 1991 Toyota Pickup   Email: macc89@hotmail.com
Look Before You Leap Your ATV
When you ride your ATV it's important to pay attention to where you're going.
Two Passenger Long-Travel Sand Rail
Buggy World Turnkey Sand Rail Yellow Back Left. Page 2.
Using the Buddy System When Riding Quads
You should never go out on an ATV ride by yourself. Ride with a friend or in a group in case of mechanical failure, getting stuck or worse, getting in an accident and getting hurt.
ATV Breakthrough of the Decade: Electric Quads
All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) have taken a huge step forward this decade as the M1 Electric Utility Vehicle (EUV) by Barefoot Motors hits the trail.
Lofty truck Tents
unfavorable weather conditions versatile shelter lofty shelters luggage carrier mosquito nets: Sleep up on your roof with the Lofty Truck tent.
1979 International Scout Photo Gallery
Art - Austin, TX Readers Ride / Photo Gallery 1979 International Scout Email: art.azua@the401k.com Homepage:
A Beginner’s Guide to Desert Land...
Understanding the basics of how to navigate over land can be a more than a helpful tool to in your offroading toolbox, it can be a matter of life and death when you're offroading in the desert.
1983 Chevy S10 Photo Gallery
Overkill and his 1983 Chevy S10 Photo Gallery.
Definition of the Term Hydrolock
Definition of the Term hydrolock, getting water in your engine while offroading in a 4x4
Definition of the Term Automatic Transmission
Definition of the Term Automatic Transmission
Single Seat Sandrail
Custom Single Rider OHV at Buggy World. Page 4.
Kevin Chandler, AZ 1973 Jeep CJ5
Kevin's 1973 Jeep CJ5.
1992 FORD F150 FLARESIDE Photo Gallery
Greg and his 1992 FORD F150 FLARESIDE Photo Gallery.
ATV Safety Equipment: A Pair of Gloves
A good pair of gloves can protect your hands and reduce fatigue while riding ATVs and offroading.
Khoa Le, San Diego, CA 1984 Jeep CJ7
Khoa Le, San Diego, CA 1984 Jeep CJ7.
1981 Nissan Datsun Patrol MQ Photo Gallery
Azza and his 1981 Nissan Datsun Patrol MQ Photo Gallery.
David's 1995 Kia Sportage
David's 1995 Kia Sportage.
1979 AMC Jeep Universal CJ5 Photo Gallery
Ronnie and his 1979 AMC Jeep Universal CJ5 Photo Gallery.
Types Of Four-Wheel Drive Systems
What's the difference between the level of traction provided by 4WD vehicles that come equipped with Permanent 4WD, Automatic 4WD, or Part-Time 4WD?
1980 Chevy K-5 Blazer Photo Gallery
Jim and his 1980 Chevy K-5 Blazer Photo Gallery.
Zonzloid's 1972 GMC Jimmy - Portland OR
Zonzloid's 1972 GMC Jimmy.
Richard Lyons San Jose, CA 1987 Jeep CJ7
Richard Lyons' 1987 Jeep CJ7.
1985 Chevy K5 Blazer Photo Gallery
David - Stanford, KY Readers Ride / Photo Gallery 1985 Chevy K5 Blazer Email: davmar40484@yahoo.com Homepage:
Jeff Wood - Richardson , TX 1975 International...
Jeff Wood's 1975 International Scout II.
Definition of the Term Power to Weight Ratio
Definition of the Term Power to Weight Ratio
1973 GMC Vandura Photo Gallery
Scott and his 1973 GMC Vandura Photo Gallery.
Yellow Sand Rail at Buggy World
Some of the Off Road Vehicles at Buggy World in El Cajon, California. Page 3.
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