Africa Jeep JK Wrangler Build Progress 2

Test fitting the Warn Zeon 10-S and AEV Front bumper

The build of my Africa-bound JK Rubicon is really coming along, with progress in a lot of different areas. The engine bay of the JK was never designed for an inline 6, so we're short on length, one of the biggest challenges of this conversion.  We've had to move the radiator forward a couple of inches, and changed over to the fan and shroud from … [Read more...]

Five Buck JK Wrangler Raffle

2015 Cal4 Sweepstakes Jeep JKU

Cal4Wheel pulls off another winning raffle Jeep Isn't it worth $5 for a chance at a fully-loaded, trail-ready JKU crammed with all of the best gear that the industry has to offer? Check out this raffle from CAFWDA, proceeds go to keeping our public lands open for off-roading, so it's a great cause to boot. ----- If you think traversing the … [Read more...]

Project LJPFreek goes to EJS 2015


Our running story on taking Project LJPFreek from Michigan to Moab for Easter Jeep Safari 2015 — 1500 miles to the biggest Jeep party in the world! Specs on where we started: '05 LJ with 88k miles GR8TOPS Safari Cab hard top 4.5" total lift 315/75 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs Stock drivetrain What we've added: Magnum Powers … [Read more...]

WARN Premium Winch Accessories


Last week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, WARN released four new products in their Premium Winch Accessories collection. From a redesigned winch hook to an updated tree trunk protector, the new products are built to withstand any trail situation you might encounter in your Jeep. Let's take a look at the four new Premium Winch Accessories from WARN … [Read more...]

Viking Winch GS-9

Viking Winch GS-9

While you probably associate the Viking Offroad brand with synthetic winchlines, they make a full line of recovery products and gear. Today they just announced the missing piece to to their offerings as a total recovery solution - their own winch! Check out the Viking Winch GS-9, a lightweight and powerful self recovery winch with low amperage draw … [Read more...]

Jeep D30 to D44 on a Budget


For years many have said that I am running on borrowed time with the front axle in my CJ. The stock D30 has been in my CJ since I got it in 1997 with the only modification since then being the 4:10 gears installed a few years ago. I was told it would never hold up to the abuse it gets but it has never let me down. It was abused for several years … [Read more...]

Expedition One Front Winch Bumper for Jeep JK / Warn Powerplant Winch


I have been wheeling with the Expedition One front winch bumper (with the Rubi-skid) and the Warn Powerplant for three months now. The bumper has taken a severe beating with the powdercoating mostly holding up and the Rubi-skid adequately protecting the weak spots near the radiator and the sway bar motor. … [Read more...]