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Four Wheeler Magazine Table of Contents: November 2012 Issue

FWRP 121100
Posted November 1, 2012

November 2012

November 2012 Table of Contents

Cover Section

Garage Tech: How-To

44 Death Wobble

It is sudden, scary, and fixable

48 Bleed Brakes

Simple steps for bleeding your brakes

50 Measure for Proper Shocks

Quick tips to make sure your shocks fit

52 Bleed Power Steering

A quick how-to for removing air from your steering system

56 Low Buck Axle Build

Rebuild a Dana 44 on the cheap

66 Replace a Yoke Seal

A look at a crush collar vs. spacer setup


22 We Are the Champions

Part 2: An in-depth look at the second half of this year’s Top Truck Champions’ Challenge rigs

24 Dave Green 2004 homemade buggy

26 Matt Thorson 2012 Thorson Hells Bells buggy

28 Jerry Duffy 1981 Jeep CJ-8

30 Brad Austin 2010 BradFab tube buggy

32 Toby Harrell 2012 Rock Ware Mini Cooper buggy

34 Brian Waddell 1972 Chevy Suburban

36 Steven Montpas 1949 Willys Pickup

38 Shannon Campbell 2012 Campbell Competition Race Buggy

40 Ron George 1973 Ford Bronco

68 Retirement Plan

David Teeple is livin’ the dream with his ’70 GMC

82 Backward Glances

’59 International Harvester B-120 Travelall


20 First Drive: Long-Hauling

Spending a week with the Ram Long-Hauler concept

80 First Ride: ’13 John Deere Gator RSX850i

Putting the sport back in utility

86 First Ride: ’13 Yamaha Raptor 700R

More affordable, same thrill


8 Firing Order / 10 Inbox / 12 RPM / 18 Parts Rack / 88 Calendar / 92 Techline / 98 Trail’s End

On the Cover: David Teeple steered his ’70 GMC down the rocky ledge in Johnson Valley, California, while Editor John Cappa clicked the shutter mid-descent.