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Testing the Cooper Discoverer A/T3 Tire
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Testing the Cooper Discoverer A/T3 Tire

Axial Racing’s Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

Axial Racing’s Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

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Dynatrac ProRock 60 Tacoma Review

Dynatrac ProRock 60 Tacoma Review

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Old Man Emu BP-51 Tacoma Suspension Review

Old Man Emu BP-51 Tacoma Suspension Review

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Tire Test: Maxxis Trepador M8060 Bias-Ply

Tire Test: Maxxis Trepador M8060 Bias-Ply

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Maxxis RAZR MT for Jeeps & Trucks

Maxxis RAZR MT for Jeeps & Trucks

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We Prove Armor All Outlast Brake Dust Repellant Actually Works!

We Prove Armor All Outlast Brake Dust Repellant Actually Works!

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Giant UTV Parts & Accessories Guide

Giant UTV Parts & Accessories Guide

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Overland Buyer’s Guide - Best Products for Your Next Expedition

Overland Buyer’s Guide - Best Products for Your Next Expedition

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Testing the New Pro Comp A/T Sport

Testing the New Pro Comp A/T Sport

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The ARB Rooftop Tent Series III Simpson

The ARB Rooftop Tent Series III Simpson

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Cooking While 4-Wheeling - Good Food in the Boonies

Cooking While 4-Wheeling - Good Food in the Boonies

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Getting Unstuck With Maxtrax - Self-recovery Using Traction Boards

Getting Unstuck With Maxtrax - Self-recovery Using Traction Boards

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Goal Zero Solar Battery Charging With the Sun

Goal Zero Solar Battery Charging With the Sun

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Installing Corbeau Baja XP Suspension Seats & Sliders

Installing Corbeau Baja XP Suspension Seats & Sliders

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Big Lifts for Little Trucks

Big Lifts for Little Trucks

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Coker Skinny Jeep Tires

Coker Skinny Jeep Tires

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Hours, Not Days - Products You Can Easily Install at Home

Hours, Not Days - Products You Can Easily Install at Home

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AEV Offers 8-lug Ram Truck Wheels

AEV Offers 8-lug Ram Truck Wheels

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10 Old Parts That Are Still Great

10 Old Parts That Are Still Great

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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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