If you’re like me, you are curious about what goes into our trucks and how it works. That kind of knowledge makes decisions about upgrading, maintenance, and casual conversation go much smoother. So with that in mind, just what is DEF for diesel trucks? Put simply, it’s a means to reduce air pollution. Diesel Exhaust … Read more What is DEF for Diesel Trucks?
What is a steering stabilizer for? How are they mounted? Can you drive without one? What is “best practice” for this particular upgrade? I had a rough idea of what they are before I started writing this, but I wanted to really understand them better- enough to make an informed decision when it comes time … Read more What Is a Steering Stabilizer For?
What is “airing down”? Why do you want to do it? What pressure is best? Tire air pressure is not a “one size fits all” concept. When I’m pulling a heavy trailer, I want my tires aired up, especially the rear tires, up around 80 psi. My buddy, when driving his jeep on old skidding … Read more Off Road Air Pressure – For Trucks
The concern that you will be out on the trail at some point and get a flat tire is not unfounded. It’s like owning a motorcycle. If you have one for any length of time, the chances that you kiss the pavement lend validity to the common theme of “when”, not “if”. Keeping a properly-inflated … Read more Let’s Talk Viair Compressors – The 400p
Introduction A few months ago I bought my 2019 F-250 from a Chevy dealer, if you can believe that. It had 24k miles on it and was in good shape for being used. It’s my first diesel, so of course I had a lot of questions. One of the first things the mechanics recommended (notice … Read more Stanadyne Diesel Fuel Additive Review – Best Engine Protection
A RV, or recreational vehicle, can come in many different flavors. Short, off-road style trailers with a roof top tent mounted to the top are fairly light and can be pulled just about anywhere, while a 40 foot travel trailer or fifth wheel offers all the comforts of home. Motor homes offer a nice living … Read more Should I Buy a RV?
Overlanding and back country camping have exploded in North America over the last few years. The idea of outfitting a 4×4 vehicle and heading off into the forests, deserts, grasslands; into the places most other people have never seen is gaining a lot of traction. The question becomes how do you spend days off grid? … Read more Do I Need a Roof Top Tent?
I bought my truck about three months ago, and the dealer had already put a fresh set of tires on the truck- aggressive mud terrains, wrapped around a shiny set of Fuel wheels. While the shining rims make the truck look like a bit of a road princess, the tough Toyo Mud Terrain tires help … Read more Toyo Mud Terrain Review – Tough Off-Road Tires
Tonneau covers are great. They look good. They prevent theft. They keep your stuff dry. For these, and any other reasons you can think of, you’ve decided to get a pickup tonneau cover (also known as a bed cover, or bed cap), but you don’t know what will work best. No worries, I didn’t either … Read more So You Need a Pickup Tonneau Cover
There is a lot of information out there these days, but sometimes it is hard to dig deep enough to understand the “why” behind the products available. When you’re looking at a snowy day, wondering if your all season tires are good enough, or if you really need to get a set of tire chains, … Read more Winter Tires vs. Chains – How do I Know What’s Best?