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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 (802)

Buying a Beater 4x4 at an Online Car Auction

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A New Solid Axle Ladder Frame 4x4 with a Locker?

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What's the Cheapest New Wrangler?

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Strengthening the Jeep Upper Control Arm Mount

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DIY Dana 30 Control Arm Bushing Replacement

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Matt Guthrie’s 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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Pat Soffe’s 1956 Willys Pickup

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Tools for the Self-Serve Junkyard

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Installing a Toyota Tacoma Camper Shell

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The 2020 Ultimate Adventure Long Range Jeep #UA2020, Part 4

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Installing an Artec Dana 30 Axle Truss

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Speed Calibrator for Mahindra Roxor

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Toyota Tacoma Cab Mount Chop

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One 4.0L Tick

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ToyTec Progressive 3-Leaf Add-a-Leaf Pack for Third-Gen Tacoma

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Ultimate Adventure 2020 Video Episode 5 Is Live! #UA2020

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Ultimate Adventure 2020 Video Episode 4 Is Live! #UA2020

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Ultimate Adventure 2020 Video Episode 3 Is Live! #UA2020

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Durobump Bump Stops for Third-Gen Tacoma

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Uncle Mike’s Flat-Ulence

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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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