Off Road

The SNORE McKenzie’s Rage at the River – Part 2

It’s the close of this event that reminds me why I like the McKenzie’s Rage at the River. There is a feeling I get while attending it that I don’t get anywhere else. It’s somewhat hard to explain. I’ve been to the King of the Hammers, I’ve been to the Mint 400, and I’ve been […]

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The SNORE McKenzie’s Rage at the River – Part 1

It’s been a few years since I was last at the Rage at the River. Coming back, I now remember why I loved the event as much as I did the first time. I truly love the McKenzie’s Rage at the River. For an event that is almost a decade old – the first Rage […]

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The 2018 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo

The Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo presented by General Tire is the second biggest show for off-roading in the US. Well, just after the SEMA Show, anyway. I’d also argue that it’s the fourth biggest event you can hit in the US when you include the big races like The Mint 400, The King of the […]

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Carbage, SEMA 2018, and 2019: A Review and Preview

Last year, Carbage took some big leaps forward starting at the 2017 SEMA Show. From there it’s been a growth full of ups and downs, but the rate remained constant. For 2018, I’m increasing my effort to continue to grow this site to become what I have dreamed it would be: a place for gearheads […]

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The Nexen Tire Roadian MTX Drive with the Big Bear Jeep Experience

Big Bear Lake, California. It’s a bit of a tourist town known best for its skiing and its namesake lake. However, it also features some of the best scenic off-road trails you can drive on. That’s why Nexen Tire had the Big Bear Jeep Experience lead us up to show the capabilities of the new […]

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Project 3323: New Window Motor and Removing the Bumpers

So, after waiting a long while to install it, I finally get around to putting in that new Window Motor for my 2000 Nissan Pathfinder. Project 3323 finally has two functioning front windows! I also remove the bumpers because of accident damage. I’ll get to that in a moment. Wait, What Accident? View this post […]

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Project 3323 – The Carbage 2000 Nissan Pathfinder Project

While this will be an introduction, well, an official introduction, to my 2000 Nissan R50 Pathfinder, there is also a bit of a story to be told. One of why I’m so tied to this truck. It may seem like a pity story, but it’s far from that. Rather, I want people to be encouraged […]

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Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept – Return of the Caddy

Volkswagen unveiled their latest concept vehicle – the Atlas Tanoak pickup. If built, we could technically say it’s history repeating itself at VW. Modern and Proper Caddy The Tanoak concept certainly has the look of a truck that’s ready to launch tomorrow. However, it might be just a little bit of time before we see […]

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Twin Traction Beam Action – An Into TTBs With an Ultra4 Rig

So, I have taken some interest in the Mistress Racing 4400 rig of Matt Burkett. What makes this unusual from the word go is the fact that it is a Twin Traction Beam front end and for one other reason. When I first watched Matt take the 49 up Chocolate Thunder during the Nitto Tire […]

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The 2018 Smittybilt Every Man Challenge Results

Dave Cole, owner of Ultra4 Racing, promised that this year’s Smittybilt Every Man Challenge would be harder than last. He delivered. Pros and Joes The EMC is where the Joes race with the Pros in the rock features of the Johnson Valley OHV Park. The course is a shortened version of the bigger King of […]

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