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Bryan Irons

While piloting Tim Toyota (the 1976 Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser we saved from becoming a permanent backyard ornament), we have been described as Homer Simpson-esque, comically bamboozling our way along a trail inadvertently smashing everything in, or... Read more

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10 Mishimoto Flex-a-lite install

Bryan Irons

Engineers seem to be easy targets when we’re wrenching on our piles of rolling junkyard fodder we call “trail rigs”. After all, why not blame the nameless, faceless folk who design the “faulty” systems we have to repair or modify. Unlike these... Read more

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Bryan Irons

Ever notice that certain phrases in online For Sale ads seem to be the epitome of disaster? You can practically smell your money burning as you scan an ad for a project rig that calmly recites what you know are toxic proclamations. Some of our... Read more

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Bryan Irons

Ah yes, the lowly exhaust system, a vehicular equivalent to the human colon. We will excuse ourselves from any gaseous dad jokes and simply state that it is the unsung champion of a properly working engine… and body. A properly working system... Read more

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Bryan Irons and Perry Mack

A few issues ago we had complained about the unsanitary condition that humans under the age of 12 bring to the inside of a vehicle. Unlike Grandmas house of plastic wrapped furniture and her demands that shoes be taken off at the front door, we... Read more

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Bryon Irons & Perry Mack

After Editor Mack shipped us out for “sensitivity training” for the 3rd (according to him) LAST time, we feel obliged/pressured to forewarn you of the following; we ARE going to make an example of some stereotypes and you may be offended. If you... Read more

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Bryan Irons

The lowly carburetor has been feeding internal combustion engines since their invention. As a reactionary device just trying to feed the motor they were strapped to, they worked well, until said motor started moving… like in a truck.  Sloshing... Read more

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Bryan Irons

As we saunter through the halls of SEMA every year we are presented with a myriad of off road and truck products from every aspect of the “sport”. Some are purely aesthetic; others are strictly “Get’er’dun” engineered, but most fall somewhere in... Read more

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We installed a Rancho 2.5" Lift on the front of a Ram 3500. It's a solid, affordable and relatively easy install that will dramatically enhance your ride. It's a how-to video with lots of extra tips that you can use on other installs. Read more

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Kevin Powers

Rust, every Jeep owners other four letter word. My front fenders finally got to the point where I was running out of good metal to attach new metal. I came across a local supplier selling replacement fenders for $140 a side. They're imported... Read more

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We review Yokohama's new mud terrain tire - how it's built and then head it the mountains to see how it performs. Almost didn't make it home. Read more

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Bryan Irons

If you have been following at 4WDrive, you know that our latest acquisition, Tim Toyota, a 1976 time capsule of a FJ40 Land Cruiser, has garnered squatter’s rights in Editor Irons driveway… Much to the chagrin of his lovely wife. While Tim not only.. Read more

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