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Complete 2001 Article Index

Posted in Features on December 1, 2001
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Contributors: Wendy Frazier
January. January.
February. February.
March. March.
April. April.
May. May.
June. June.
July. July.
August. August.
September. September.
October. October.
November. November.
December December

Do we do everything for you guys, or what? Here’s your chance to reference, cross-reference, and slide your motor-oily fingers over last year’s glossy pages. You’ve been good to us, so here’s a little treat in return—a real index. This way you won’t have to flip through countless pages searching endlessly for that one transfer case story or that suspension buyer’s guide.

If you get to the pulling-out-hair point when you can’t find June ’01 that has a killer red ’72 on the cover, you can call the our back-issue company at 800/544-6748. They can help you get the issue from this year or all the way back to 1994 (if they're still in stock) that your friend stole or that your significant other used as a coaster.

(Note: Listed with Month and Page Number)

Body & Interior
Bottom Dollars-Seat buyer’s guide Oct., 88
Build in Protection-Brakes, roll cages, seat belts, fire extinguishers, bumpers, winches Apr., 56
Rocker Round Up-Rocker panel guard buyer’s guide Dec., 139
Say No to Crack-Polycarbonate windshield May, 61
Spray-In Bedliner-Rhino Lining Mar., 110
Throne Room-Beard seat install Nov., 67

Hi-Ho Silverado-Caliper and rotor upgrade for ¾-ton and 1-ton GM trucks May, 100

Air System Shootout-Six air intake setups Apr., 51
Automatic Trannys for Jeeps-Automatic tranny guide Mar., Jeep Insert, 4
Dana 60-35-spline conversion Sept., 40
Drop-Stick-80-degree CV driveshaft May, 132
Jeep Axle Round-up-Jeep axle info Mar., Jeep Insert, 8
Jeep Cherokee Axle Beef-Ford 8.8 swap June, 32
Late-Model Transfer Case Crawlers-Transfer case info May, 120
No Whackity-Pop-Big shaft for a Dana 300 May, 48
700R4 Tranny Rebuild Dec., 106
Silver Screen Dynatrac Dana 60 Sept., 132
Split Decision-Guide to Jeep t-cases Mar., Jeep Insert, 2
Throttle Proof-14-bolt for ½-tons May, 138
Transfereference-Junkyard transfer case spotter’s guide Aug., 47
Trans Mission-Tranny scrounging tips and tricks Aug., 39
A Trick Fix for Your Sick C6-Jet Performance low-gear C6 rebuild kit July, 28
Twisted Sister-Junkyard axles Aug., 55
Ultimate Drivetrain-Build it or buy it? Oct., 38

Dual Battery Upgrade Dec., 86
Feel the Power-Battery charging systems July, 74
Getting Wired-Trailer wiring May, 88

Absolute Power-Big hp crate engine setups Oct., 108
Back to the Future-GM Vortec 4200 I-6 Jan., 75
Big Power or Lower Gears Nov., 30
B Is for Big Block-351M to 460 big-block swap Aug., 139
Cool Runnings-Building a fan shroud Jan., 105
Cowboy Corvette-How to increase horsepower June, 74
Engine Timing & Towing Feb., 110
Gas Attack-Carburetor shootout Mar., 47
Heat Relief-Dual electric fans for ’88-’98 GM trucks Oct., 115
Motormouth-Junkyard engine spotter’s guide Aug., 31
New Stuff for Drivetrains-New drivetrain parts guide Oct., 42
’90 Chevy Engine Upgrades Dec., 90
101 Chevrolet Engine Upgrades Sept., 120
Power Hungry?-Engine build-up Nov., 40
Power Tune-Dyno-tuning carbs, ignition, air/fuel mix May, 66
Running Hot-Improving a 4x4 cooling system Oct., 32
Spring Break-Diesel upgrades July, 118
Supercharge Your Alternator-140-amp GM alternator upgrade Apr., 75
Toyota Engine Upgrades-Trick your Toyota out July, 71
Your First Engine Swap-Engine swap basics with a Ford 302 June, 66

Dualled Out-Dynomax dual exhaust Apr., 78

Big Power or Lower Gears Nov., 30
Big Truck Tech-Gears, driveshafts July, 44
Carried to Extremes-Lockers, limited slips, spools Aug., 114
Caterpillar Gears-Gears, gear ratios, crawl ratios Nov., 38
Dana 44 Ox Locker July, 36
Full-Time Traction-ARB Air Locker Nov., 106
How Low Can You Go?-Axle gear buyer’s guide Nov., 44
$30.90 Locker-Lincoln locking a 30-spline Jan., 116

Ignition Shootout-Four-way ignition system test Oct., 133

Snake Oil?-Power steering fluid upgrade Aug., 98
Stay in Control-Hard-core steering from Currie Oct., 126
Steering Quickener Aug., 94
Take a Load Off-AGR’s Rock Ram steering system Sept., 104

Coils vs. Leaves Dec., 96
Droop, Twist, Flex-Shackle options Nov., 71
Elevation Options GM-IFS lift kit buyer’s guide Mar., 114
Fabtech’s Fall Guy-6-inch ½-ton lift kit Sept., 82
Field of Dreams-New lift products Apr., 91
Flatfender 2001-Leaf springs and shackle install Jan., 108
Great Balls of Fire-8-inch Skyjacker XJ kit install Apr., 123
IFS Delete-ORU’s straight axle conversion Mar., 99
Levitate-Lift kits for Jeeps Mar., Jeep Insert, 10
RCD’s 6-inch Silverado-New lift kit install Apr., 96
Strong-Arm Tactics-Long arm conversion for late ’70s Fords Sept., 51
Tacoma Lift Kit Comparo-Six lifts, one truck Aug., 130
Tacoma On Up-Revtek’s 3-inch Toyota Tacoma lift kit June, 100
Titanic-Tech for SuperDuty Explorer/ProComp Super Duty 6-inch lift Feb., 90
Traction Action-Axlewrap products Nov., 98
Tuff Country Suburban-4-inch suspension lift kit install Apr., 112 Tires & Wheels BFG Tire Test Dec., 102 Domino Effect 37-inch tire experience Aug., 64 Massive Mud Tire Test June, 122 Parnelli Jones Dirt Grip Tire test May, 134

Big Pulling Power Warn’s 15,000-pound winch June, 92
Recovery Tool Shootout Hi-Lift, Black Rat, Warn Winch Aug., 108

Feature Trucks
Diablo Azul-Blue ’63 Chevy C10 Aug., 88
Not Everyone Understands-Olive-drab K5 Blazer Apr., 44
Kryptonite-Red ’72 Chevy pickup June, 110
Leviathan-Greenish ’79 K5 Blazer Aug., 60
Pimping Is Easy-Red/White ’76 Chevy ½-ton flatbed July, 80
Red Bull-Red ’86 GMC Sierra Nov., 102
Rumble Bumble Big Block-Black/Yellow ’85 Chevy with 454 V-8 Feb., 106
Sandblast-Blue ’69 Chevy ½-ton Mar., 44
We Steal a Show Truck-Blue ’80 GMC K25 Sierra Sept., 46

Extreme Duty-F-350 Jan., 78
The Iceman Silver ’69-Early Ford Bronco Sept., 116
Tools. Mules. Space.-White ’78 F-250 Oct., 24
Ultimate Adventure-Green ’77 Ford Bronco Oct., 63
Ultimate Adventure-White ’71 Ford Bronco Oct., 66
What Ever Bronco Wants-Brown/White ’78 Ford Bronco May, 31

International Mint-Mint ’62 Scout Mar., 67

It’s Still a Jeep-White and Orange CJ-5 Feb., 44
Three-J-Gold ’81 Jeep CJ-7 June, 138
Ultimate Adventure-Camo ’90 Jeep YJ Oct., 62
Ultimate Adventure-Red ’97 TJ Oct., 64
Ultimate Adventure-White ’86 CJ-7 Oct., 66
Ultimate Adventure-Red ’99 TJ Oct., 68
Ultimate Adventure-Silver ’97 ZJ Oct., 68
Ultimate Adventure-Red ’97 TJ Oct., 70
Ultimate Adventure-Red ’98 TJ Oct., 72
Ultimate Adventure-Blue ’93 YJ Oct., 72
Ultimate Adventure-Green ’97 TJ Oct., 74
Ultimate Adventure-Blue ’97 TJ Extended Oct., 76
Ultimate Adventure-Red ’85 CJ-7 Oct., 76
The Yellow Jacket Chronicles-Yellow ’88 YJ Apr., 70

Ultimate Adventure-'88 Suzuki Samurai Oct., 62

Code M.U.D. Orange ’76 Land Cruiser Sept., 102
Rockota 2000 Toyota rock buggy July, 84
Steel Cage Match White ’85 Toyota Xtracab May, 128
¾-Ton Turtle Toyota ’84 Toyota pickup Dec., 126
Ultimate Adventure Black ’85 4Runner Oct., 64
Ultimate Adventure Red ’87 4Runner Oct., 70
Ultimate Adventure Red ’85 4Runner Oct., 74

Action & Events
All About Action-ARCA Series, Cedar City, UT Nov., 58
Big Bloomin’-Bloomsburg 4-Wheel Jamboree Nov., 104
Big Tires?-North Carolina Trail coverage Aug., 105
Camp Jeep Extravaganza-Camp Jeep in Virginia Jan., 52
Camp Jeep Dec., 136
Chattanooga Choo-Choo Terrain-Rosser Rendezvous Mar., 88
Chili Challenge-Las Cruces, NM July, 50
Circus Maximus-ARCA,Johnson Valley June, 142
Fighting Scurvy on the Dry Seas-39th Tierra Del Sol, Salton Sea, CA July, 94
Fun in the Desert-Johnson Valley Feb., 98
Get Some-Action How to be a “hip” off-roader June, 64
Got Game?-Panamint Valley Days, Panamint, CA Apr., 106
Hazel Fun-Fest-4x4 racing and Johnson Valley fun Nov., 120
High Country Rock & Roll-34th Sierra Trek Jan., 38
Let the Games Begin-4-Wheel Jamboree in Lima, OH Sept., 112
Montrose Madness-Montrose, CO, Memorial Day Madness Apr., 74

Mudstock 2001-Potosi, MO event coverage Nov., 82
Oh Canada-Vancouver, BC, Rock Crawl Mar., 60
Outback Challenge-Australian Outback Challenge Nov., 92
The Party Animal-Moab 2001 Jeep Safari Aug., 78
Restification Celebration-EBR celebrates early Bronco’s 35th, Johnson Valley, CA Sept., 74
Rubicon Adventure-Road trip to the Rubicon Jan., 88
Summit Truckfest-Summit Racing’s Truckfest, OH Feb., 120
Sunrise to Sunset Squared-Utah Wheeling May, 113
Tough Enough at WWV-West Virginia wheeling Oct., 44
23rd Paris-Dakar Race June, 88
Ultimate Adventure-Pacific Northwest wheeling Oct., 46
UROC-Vernal, UT Dec., 132
Vermont Jambo-4-Wheel Jamboree Dec., 120
Wheelin’ with the Maniacs-Overland Jeepers of Maine, snow run May, 54

Guides and Miscellaneous
Axle-Centric-Axle buyer’s guide June, 42
Best of the Best-10 4x4s we’d steal to wheel June, 116
Best of Whoops-Crazy reader antics in their 4x4s Apr., 30
Build It to Break-Preparation for trail breaks Mar., 54

Build It or Bury It Mud-building tips Sept., 96
Clutch Parts Source Guide Jan., 84
Fixes Without Tools Mar., 36
Fixing Common Breakage On-trail repair tips Mar., 40
Foreign Invasion Products, gadgets from AustraliaNov., 86
Fundamentals What to take on the trail Dec., 80
Garage-Built Heroes Dec., 35
Geriatrics-Old Iron parts guide July, 108
Gifts We’d Love to Get-Gifts for under $50 Jan., 58
Go Wheeling for $2,001-Where to find rigs, parts, and off-road stuff Jan., 26
Homegrown How-tos Dec., 86
Hot Rod Parts for Your 4x4 Nov., 76
New Hummer H2-Sneak preview of the new H2 Nov., 115
On-Board Air System-Installing air on a YJ/TJ Jan., 94
150 Places to Wheel-Areas to off-road Sept., 32
Resurrection-Restoration resources guide July, 98
Safety Rules!-Safe trail tips May, 42
Salvaging a Gas Tank Feb., 122
10 Best Modifications-Guide to cool mods Feb., 52
10 Trends We’ve Seen-Guide to building cool rigs Sept., 36
300 Reasons to Wheel-Entertaining guide to off-roading Sept., 22
Top 10-Editors pick the top 10 trucks of 2001 Dec., 60
Top Trail Fixes Dec., 73
Tough Trucks-How to build one Dec., 50
Tow & Stow-Towbar info and buyer’s guide May, 79

Toyota Trail Builders Guide-Axles, transfer cases, suspension, steering, body July, 62
Trailer or Towbar-Pros and cons for trailer/towbars May, 92
Trick Trail Tools-What tools you should take Mar., 27
Trouble-Free Towing-Cool stuff for easy trailering May, 74
2001 Upgrades-Parts and stuff for under $2001 Jan., 30
Unobtainium-Cool, high-end axle components June, 40
Whatcha Lookin’ At -Guide to SEMA’s new products Mar., 104
What’s Hot for 2001-Building trends Jan., 22
Driving Education- 4x4 Driving Techniques Off-road driving tips Feb., 26
Extraction Tactics-Winching, driving, recovery info May, 34
Impossible Obstacles-You can drive hard obstacles June, 54
Maneuvering Through Mud, Rocks & Hills-Driving tips Sept., 88
Tow Pro-Safe towing guide May, 83
We Roll You Over-What to do when you roll Apr., 41

Projects and Test Vehicles
A New Jeep With a New Name-Liberty intro Feb., 83
Rock Truggy, Part 1-Fabricated Toyota/buggy frame, rear suspension Feb., 114
Rock Truggy, Part 2-Cockpit, steering, axles, front suspension Mar., 92
Rock Truggy, Part 3-Interior, fuel cell, skidplates, driveshafts, disc brakes Apr., 64
Toyota Tundra Wrap-up-2000 4x4 of the Year test winner Mar., 80
Two-By Four, Part 3-Drivelines, transfer case, shifting, coils July, 88
2001 4x4 of the Year-Chevy Silverado LT2500HD Extended Cab, Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, GMC Sierra 2500HD Extended Cab, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Mitsubishi Montero, Nissan Frontier Crew Cab Feb., 59
Ultimate A-1, Part 1-Ultimate Adventure A-1 concept, frame Aug., 124
Ultimate A-1, Part 2-Drivetrain Sept., 64
Ultimate A-1, Part 3-Suspension, fuel system, bodywork, steering, brakes, paint, tires, wheels, electrical Oct., 94
Ultimate A-1, Part 4-What we learned Dec., 112

Special Sections
Family Camping Guide Fall 2001-Winter wilderness basics, vehicle winterization, where to get gear guide Nov. insert
Family Camping Guide Spring 2001-Summer vehicle prep, airgun challenge, camping electronics, dutch oven cooking July insert
Inside the CORR Pro-4 Champ Rob MacCachren’s F-150 race truck Jan., 67
Jeep Builder’s Guide-Axle tips, transfer case gearing, new lifts, auto tranny guide Mar. insert
2001 4-Wheel Jamboree Guide-Mud racing, Rock Fest Challenge, tough truck racing, show ’n’ shine May insert

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