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Dana is the Official Crate Axle of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018
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Dana is the Official Crate Axle of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

1972 Chevy Blazer With a Few Tricks

1972 Chevy Blazer With a Few Tricks

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Nuts & Bolts: Tall & Skinny

Nuts & Bolts: Tall & Skinny

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Skyjacker & Toyo Make Our Land Cruiser Just Right

Skyjacker & Toyo Make Our Land Cruiser Just Right

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Whoops! Mud Stuck Suck

Whoops! Mud Stuck Suck

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Trick-or-Treat 4x4 Style

Trick-or-Treat 4x4 Style

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Cummins is the Official Turbo Diesel of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Cummins is the Official Turbo Diesel of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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How to Rebuild Dana 60 Kingpins

How to Rebuild Dana 60 Kingpins

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Part 2: 2018 Ultimate Adventure Derange Rover #UA2018

Part 2: 2018 Ultimate Adventure Derange Rover #UA2018

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Falken is the Official Tire of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Falken is the Official Tire of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Rugged Radios Returns As Official Communications of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Rugged Radios Returns As Official Communications of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Nuts & Bolts: Pumped Out

Nuts & Bolts: Pumped Out

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Offroad Power Products Is The Official Retailer of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Offroad Power Products Is The Official Retailer of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Skyjacker is the Official Shock and Suspension of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Skyjacker is the Official Shock and Suspension of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Mix & Match Axle Build

Mix & Match Axle Build

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Nuts & Bolts: Chief Axles

Nuts & Bolts: Chief Axles

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Warn is the Official Winch of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Warn is the Official Winch of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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2018 Ultimate Adventure Derange Rover

2018 Ultimate Adventure Derange Rover

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Trail Tested Manufacturing’s Retro Repowered Wagoneer

Trail Tested Manufacturing’s Retro Repowered Wagoneer

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Nuts & Bolts: Math Is Hard

Nuts & Bolts: Math Is Hard

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About 4 Wheel & Off Road

Originally created as a special interest publication by the editors of Hot Rod, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road has grown into the largest 4x4 enthusiast brand in the world. Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2013, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road has become the biggest title in the 4x4 world by leaving the chrome behind and focusing on hardcore 4-wheeling. From informative and comprehensive technical stories, to coverage of trails and events around the globe, to sharing the latest creations from our readers, 4-Wheel & Off-Road is a wealth of knowledge each and every month.

In addition to 4x4 of the Year and Ultimate Adventure -- the brand's signature annual events–the eminently knowledgeable and passionate editors of 4-Wheel & Off-Road also extensively cover other major gatherings of the 4x4 faithful, feature amazing vehicle builds, serve up technical how-to advice, and wrench on project vehicles. Technical editor Fred Williams is also the star of Dirt Every Day, a fun and informative 4x4-themed series featured on the Motor Trend YouTube channel.

Ultimate Adventure dates back to 2000 and is one of the most aptly named events around, and is at the top of every self-respecting wheelers bucket list. Each year Editor-in-Chief Rick Péwé hand picks a small group of lucky readers and takes them on the trip of a lifetime along with the staff and a group of sponsors. A new destination is chosen each year and kept as a closely guarded secret, but regardless of where they are on the map the week-long off-road journey covers over 1,000 miles of mud, rock, sand, trees, and asphalt while camping through several states. The motto for UA is “No Whining”, and everyone has to be entirely self-sufficient and no trailers are allowed.

First awarded in 1983, the 4x4 of the Year trophy goes to the best new 4x4-capable truck or SUV, with requirements including a two-speed, low-range-equipped transfer case, and with more than 2,500 vehicles produced each year and that we can crawl under the vehicle while the tires are still on the ground to weed out the cute UTEs. Qualifying vehicles are then judged against six criteria – ride & drive impressions, empirical data, mechanical figures, 4-wheeling attributes, interior quality, and exterior quality, with a heavy emphasis on the 4-wheeling attributes.

In short, 4-Wheel & Off-Road offers up a wealth of knowledge, experience and entertainment designed to engage the most passionate 4x4 enthusiasts, those new to the trails, and everyone in-between.

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