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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 (804)

Durobump Bump Stops for Third-Gen Tacoma

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Uncle Mike’s Flat-Ulence

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Ultimate Adventure 2020 Video Episode 2 Is Live! #UA2020

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Verne Has Bad Luck With Engines

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Custom Link Suspension Rules

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A 2020 Ultimate International Update

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Toyota 4x4 Trucks, New vs. Old

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Dee Zee Tacoma Tailgate Cutting Board

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Tips for Welding Sheetmetal

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A Tacoma Bed Rack

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Toyota Engine Swap Recommendations

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What Causes Death Wobble

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Wranglers of SEMA360

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The 2020 Ultimate Adventure Long Range Jeep #UA2020, Part 3

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GR8Tops JTRUK Gladiator Conversion Kit

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Warn Zeon 10 for The Ultimate International

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What Wheels Fit the Mahindra Roxor?

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Are Wheel Spacers Safe?

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SDi E-CLIK Ride and Drive

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How to Buy A Used Soft Top

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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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