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Ultimate Summer Camp Jeep Gets Pretty Paint & Powder
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Ultimate Summer Camp Jeep Gets Pretty Paint & Powder

What to Do With Our 2003 Avalanche Project Truck

What to Do With Our 2003 Avalanche Project Truck

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National TIre & Wheel Secret Video From Powerline Park on Ultimate Adventure 2015

National TIre & Wheel Secret Video From Powerline Park on Ultimate Adventure 2015

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This Chevy K10 Has Something Old, Something New

This Chevy K10 Has Something Old, Something New

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What to Do When Your Garage Is Too Small

What to Do When Your Garage Is Too Small

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The Unsung Tools of 4x4 Fabrication

The Unsung Tools of 4x4 Fabrication

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A Modern 1976 Jeep Wagoneer Sleeper

A Modern 1976 Jeep Wagoneer Sleeper

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This Built 2006 Toyota Tacoma Commands The Street and Trail

This Built 2006 Toyota Tacoma Commands The Street and Trail

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Taking Recreational Rockcrawling to the Next Level In Johnson Valley

Taking Recreational Rockcrawling to the Next Level In Johnson Valley

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1987 Suzuki Samurai - The Dung Beatle

1987 Suzuki Samurai - The Dung Beatle

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What’s in a King of the Hammers Winning Buggy?

What’s in a King of the Hammers Winning Buggy?

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Proper Ways to Strap a Truck to a Trailer

Proper Ways to Strap a Truck to a Trailer

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Tips for Towing Your Rig to the Trail

Tips for Towing Your Rig to the Trail

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1985 Toyota Pickup Mini Truck With Strong Bones

1985 Toyota Pickup Mini Truck With Strong Bones

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A Simple 1966 Ford F-100 - Ferd

A Simple 1966 Ford F-100 - Ferd

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Top 10 4x4 Myths

Top 10 4x4 Myths

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2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited That Is No Mall Crawler

2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited That Is No Mall Crawler

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2013 Emery Built Custom BlaJKout Trail Bouncer

2013 Emery Built Custom BlaJKout Trail Bouncer

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2012 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax With A Solid Axle Swap

2012 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax With A Solid Axle Swap

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1974 Ford Bronco - Brand Loyalty

1974 Ford Bronco - Brand Loyalty

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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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