November 2012 Issue
November 2012 Table of Contents
Ultimate Adventure ’12
50 Pacific Northwest Tour
Part 1: Oregon and Washington
64 Trail-Proven Rigs of the UA
Readers, sponsors, cronies
64 Jeep’s Darth Machine 68 Long and Short Sami
64 Dierker’s Ranger 68 Durham’s Willys Pickup
65 Yellow HiLux Monster 69 ORPP Rattler
65 Warn Big Red 69 Chile Willy
66 Jimmy Jack Jeep 69 Synergy Flies Hi
66 ORD–Big Is Good 70 GenRight YJ
66 Trent’s Jeep Buggy 70 I-6 TrailBlazer
67 Folded Taco 70 Wrinkled Red Sami
67 Hazzard Blues Train 72 Purple Trail-o-kee
67 Zone Gone Green 72 Bubba Hulk Pulls
68 Nitto Low Grappler 72 Original Diesel JK
Special Section - Expeditions & Overlanding
26 Just Go Overlanding!
Are you expedition-ready?
30 Wanderer’s Weekend
The 2012 Overland Expo
32 Rooftop Tent Guide
A real trail hotel for comfort
40 Ultimate Adventure Jeep
Part 4: Are we done with OJ?
74 Exclusive! Not a Beadlock Wheel
But acts like one at low pressure
80 Lifting a Jeep YJ 31⁄2 inches
Superlift helps out a favorite
84 Tool Shed: The Gorilla Wrench
78 Cruising for Adventure
A Toyota FJ on the run
82 Baja Survivor Dodge Truck
Old School still reins ’em in
5 4xForward 86 New Products
8 In Box 90 Nuts & Bolts
12 Readers’ Rides 92 Marketplace
16 Drivelines 98 whoops!
On The Cover: Our snazzy UA Jeep, Off-Roadster, was snapped by Feature Editor Ali Mansour as it scaled some Oregon basalt in Cline Buttes OHV park outside of Redmond. The inset is from our Expeditions & Overlanding special on trail hotels.