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Jeep Wrangler Lift Kit: All-Around YJ Underpinnings

Jeep Wrangler Lift Kit: All-Around YJ Underpinnings

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Pro Comp 6-Inch Ford Super Duty Lift Kit

Pro Comp 6-Inch Ford Super Duty Lift Kit

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Old Man Emu V8 Toyota 4Runner Lift Kit

Old Man Emu V8 Toyota 4Runner Lift Kit

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GMC Yukon Lift Kit: Workday Wheeler

GMC Yukon Lift Kit: Workday Wheeler

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Affordable Lift for the Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ

Affordable Lift for the Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ

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Jeep Wrangler TJ Budget Boost

Jeep Wrangler TJ Budget Boost

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CST Chevy Steering Upgrade

CST Chevy Steering Upgrade

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FabWorx Fullsize Chevy Solid Axle Four Link Kit

FabWorx Fullsize Chevy Solid Axle Four Link Kit

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Is A Solid Axle Right For You?

Is A Solid Axle Right For You?

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The Suspension Saver: Rough Country XJ Cherokee Lift Kit

The Suspension Saver: Rough Country XJ Cherokee Lift Kit

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Solid-Axle Swapper Buyer's Guide

Solid-Axle Swapper Buyer's Guide

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White Truck-Up - Lifting Our 2010 Ram 3500

White Truck-Up - Lifting Our 2010 Ram 3500

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Toyota Tacoma Skyjacker Lift Kit Install

Toyota Tacoma Skyjacker Lift Kit Install

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Lifting A Regular Chevy 4x4

Lifting A Regular Chevy 4x4

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Fast Ford Lifting: Rough Country Leveling Kit

Fast Ford Lifting: Rough Country Leveling Kit

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Lifting a TTB Ford Bronco

Lifting a TTB Ford Bronco

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E-Z Upgrades: Currie Enterprises JK Wrangler Track Bar

E-Z Upgrades: Currie Enterprises JK Wrangler Track Bar

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Carolina Five-0 - 2008 Ford F250 BDS Lift Kit

Carolina Five-0 - 2008 Ford F250 BDS Lift Kit

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Rough Country’s Budget Toyota Tacoma Lift

Rough Country’s Budget Toyota Tacoma Lift

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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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