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AEV Offers 8-lug Ram Truck Wheels
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AEV Offers 8-lug Ram Truck Wheels

10 Old Parts That Are Still Great

10 Old Parts That Are Still Great

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Which Winch Is the Right Winch?

Which Winch Is the Right Winch?

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Built Tough - BTR Beadlockers & BFG Racin’ Trars!

Built Tough - BTR Beadlockers & BFG Racin’ Trars!

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2016 Recovery Gear Buyer’s Guide

2016 Recovery Gear Buyer’s Guide

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VooDoo Rope Abuse

VooDoo Rope Abuse

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Testing Bubba Ropes New Winch Line

Testing Bubba Ropes New Winch Line

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Testing the New Pit Bull All-Terrain on Raceline Wheels

Testing the New Pit Bull All-Terrain on Raceline Wheels

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Testing the Mickey Thompson MTZ P3

Testing the Mickey Thompson MTZ P3

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We Take the All-New General Grabber M/T to New Heights

We Take the All-New General Grabber M/T to New Heights

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Dick Cepek Extreme Country MT Tire Test

Dick Cepek Extreme Country MT Tire Test

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Latest Tires & Wheels for Your 4x4

Latest Tires & Wheels for Your 4x4

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Trail-Testing ARB’s Twin Portable Air Compressor

Trail-Testing ARB’s Twin Portable Air Compressor

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Testing the Nankang N889 Mudstar

Testing the Nankang N889 Mudstar

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Cooper Discoverer STT Pro: Super Traction Tire

Cooper Discoverer STT Pro: Super Traction Tire

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Channellock 30-Inch Adjustable Wrench

Channellock 30-Inch Adjustable Wrench

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15 Off-Road Parts You Gotta Have

15 Off-Road Parts You Gotta Have

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We test the new BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 at the ghost town of Bodie

We test the new BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 at the ghost town of Bodie

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What Tools To Bring When You Hit The Trail

What Tools To Bring When You Hit The Trail

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Inexpensive Storage for Your Tools

Inexpensive Storage for Your Tools

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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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