Articles written by: Harry Wagner

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Battery Life: Choosing the Right Automotive Battery for 4x4s

Off-road vehicles have unique charging requirements. While a hot rod or muscle car may have a high compression engine that requires a lot of cranking amps to fire, once the […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts / Tech

Fire Safety 101: Choosing the Right Fire Extinguisher for Your Vehicle

No one plans to have a fire on the trail, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. If you bury your head in the sand about this possibility, you will […]

Parts / Product Profiles / Tech / Tech Articles

Spring Fling: Improving Articulation and Ride Comfort with Higher Quality Leaf Springs

Leaf springs have been used since the days of horse drawn carriages, and are still found on the back of new pickup trucks today for one simple reason: they work! […]

Product Installs / Tech

Magic Show: How to Install a Flex-A-Lite Black Magic Electric Fan

Sometimes broken and worn out parts can be a blessing, because they give you an excuse to upgrade! That was the situation we were in recently when the fan clutch […]

Product Installs / Tech

On the Level: Installing a ReadyLift Leveling Kit on a Silverado 2500HD

Sometimes you don’t need a full-on suspension lift kit for your truck. Maybe you want to retain your truck’s towing abilities, keep a reasonable step-in height, or just don’t have […]

How Tos / Tech

Off-Road Avenger: Tuning A Holley Truck Avenger For The Trail

Let me start by confessing that I am not a carburetor tuning expert. There are those skilled old timers that can tune a carb by ear and carry spare jets […]

Product Installs / Tech / Tech Articles

Starting Line: Installing a Summit Racing Protorque Starter on a Ford F-150

Gear reduction mini starters are common in the hot rod world, where high compression engines need all the help they can get to light off. Those of us with 4x4s […]

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What to Look for In 4×4 Shocks

The days of neon shock boots and four shocks per corner are gone. Now, nearly every application can be controlled with a single shock that is properly valved for the […]