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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 (495)
Illuminating Dirt: Lighting Tech For Four-Wheelers

Illuminating Dirt: Lighting Tech For Four-Wheelers

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Installing & Testing Bestop Trektop NX Glide

Installing & Testing Bestop Trektop NX Glide

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Verne’s Moab Experience: The Adventures Of A Man And His 1949 Willys Pickup At The 2017 Easter Jeep Safari

Verne’s Moab Experience: The Adventures Of A Man And His 1949 Willys Pickup At The 2017 Easter Jeep Safari

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2017 Ultimate Adventure Vehicle’s CJ-6 Tubs Meet Modified JK Unlimited Frame

2017 Ultimate Adventure Vehicle’s CJ-6 Tubs Meet Modified JK Unlimited Frame

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51st Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari

51st Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari

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End of Baja and the NORRA Mexican 1000

End of Baja and the NORRA Mexican 1000

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Day’s 2 and 3 of the NORRA Mexican 1000

Day’s 2 and 3 of the NORRA Mexican 1000

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The Cars of  the NORRA Mexican 1000 Contingency

The Cars of the NORRA Mexican 1000 Contingency

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One In A Million: Playing With The 2017 GMC Sierra HD Denali Duramax Trucks

One In A Million: Playing With The 2017 GMC Sierra HD Denali Duramax Trucks

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Suspension Lift & Tires for a Classic 1970 Suburban

Suspension Lift & Tires for a Classic 1970 Suburban

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2017 Ultimate Adventure Vehicle Skyjacker Suspension & Frame Buildup

2017 Ultimate Adventure Vehicle Skyjacker Suspension & Frame Buildup

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Watch Your Step: Cliffhanger Trail Report, 2017 Easter Jeep Safari Day 5

Watch Your Step: Cliffhanger Trail Report, 2017 Easter Jeep Safari Day 5

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License Plates of Moab Easter Jeep Safari

License Plates of Moab Easter Jeep Safari

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Lost Near Moab: A Different 2017 Easter Jeep Safari Experience

Lost Near Moab: A Different 2017 Easter Jeep Safari Experience

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We Need More Power Cap’n: A High-Amp Alternator Install In Moab

We Need More Power Cap’n: A High-Amp Alternator Install In Moab

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A Few Quick Obstacles Close To Moab

A Few Quick Obstacles Close To Moab

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Poison Spider Mesa Before #EJS2017

Poison Spider Mesa Before #EJS2017

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Axle 101: Solid Reasoning Or Independent Thinking?

Axle 101: Solid Reasoning Or Independent Thinking?

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International Scout 80 Project

International Scout 80 Project

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Hackberry Creek Trail With Friends

Hackberry Creek Trail With Friends

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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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