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Verne Simons

Verne Simons

Technical Editor, Four Wheeler Network

About Me

I am an automotive writer and photographer who has dabbled in paleontology, a little gator wrasslin', and even spent a little time as a college lecturer. I grew up in North Carolina, but spent lots of time traveling. I've been all over the US, as well as Europe and several countries in Africa. Through an odd set of circumstances I learned to drive in a Russian 4x4 in the Sahara Desert when I was 11 years old. It may sound fancy, but I am really just a simple guy who loves wrenching on Jeeps, exploring, cooking, being outside, and learning.
Articles Verne Contributed To (840)

DIY Jeep JK Steering Upgrade

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Battle Born Echo Street Wheels

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Radiator, Stop Leak!

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Rat Rod Rock Crawler

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A Willys Jeep With Roxor Guts

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Flat Fender Jeep Grilles From Moab Easter Jeep Safari 2021

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Would You Take a Work Van on Moab’s Hardest Trail?

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The Scenic Drive from Flagstaff to Moab

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Verne’s Moab DIY Tire Carrier

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Video: Dunes In A 550 Horsepower Jeep

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How to Build Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ Bump Stop Extensions

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DIY Long Arm Front Suspension

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The 2020 Ultimate Adventure Long Range Jeep #UA2020, Part 7

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Techline, DIY Fixing That Leaky Rear Axle

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What is a Coilover Shock?

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Techline, Help, My AMC 258 Is Burning Pistons

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A ’63 Cruiser For Fun in the Sand

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An MB…er, CJ-7 With CJ-5 Parts for the Dunes

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DIY Grand Cherokee Exhaust Upgrade

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DIY Long Arm Front Suspension

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My Vehicles

  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler Shrink Ray TJ 1997 Jeep Wrangler Shrink Ray TJ
  • 1978 Jeep J-10 1978 Jeep J-10
  • 1949 Willys CJ-3A 1949 Willys CJ-3A

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