Category Archives: Product Review

ARB: Introducing Our First Off Road Icon

By | June 29, 2015

We asked you to help us choose four of the most iconic 4WDs from the last four decades as part of our Off Road Icons project. We couldn’t be more pleased to announce the first Off Road Icons vehicle – the Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series. The Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series was Toyota’s best selling vehicle in… Read More »

Old Man Emu Adjustable Panhards and Trailing Arms

By | October 23, 2014

I’ve been an Old Man Emu suspension fan for years, and have run their standard OME heavy coils and shocks on my FZJ80 for over 100,000 miles. However, the desire for bigger tires and a bit more clearance led me to their J-coil setup and L-series NitroCharger shocks…and with that, the need to adjust my rear pinion angle… Read More »

NITRO GEAR – Diff Comparison, 100-series vs. FJ Cruiser

By | May 8, 2014

Ever wondered? These photos should demonstrate expectations of how well an 8” rearend should hold up, whether stock or re-geared. The vehicles are relatively similarly sized and weight when outfitted.  The FJ Cruiser actually has MORE Horsepower than the Landcruiser does, yet…

TemboTusk Extreme Duty Fridge & Cargo Straps

By | July 25, 2013

Buffalo Straps are made from heavy duty one inch polyester webbing with a breaking strength of 3900 pounds and attached to a 900 pound test metal cam buckle. The straps are constructed with built-in loops designed to attach to almost any anchor point or roll bar and each strap has a 39” reach.

New 2014 4Runner Features Rugged Exterior Design To Match Its Authentic Off Road Heritage

By | July 16, 2013

Added Interior Refinement; Two- or three-row versatility Body-On-Frame Off-Road Performance Advanced audio and connectivity features For nearly three decades, the Toyota4Runner mid-size SUV has been a stalwart for off-roading enthusiasts seeking a SUV with rugged, go-anywhere capability. Currently In its fifth-generation, 4Runner continues as one of the few fully capable mid-size SUVs, and the redesigned 2014 4Runner receives a rugged new… Read More »

Marlin helps the FZJ80 C-R-A-W-L

By | July 10, 2013

As we all know, SLOWER is always better when it comes to control…and manhandling a big vehicle like the 80-series makes that even more important. Differential gears have always been common cure, and those are still a better option for big-tire correction…but what about that low-speed trail control? Marlin Crawler has finally addressed that with their affordable Land… Read More »