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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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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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The Hot Wheels 50th Kick-Off Party

Every hot rodder’s story since 1968 has stared at the age of five with one thing in common: A Hot Wheels die-cast toy car. This past weekend, they celebrated their silver mark at their headquarters and Carbage was invited to sneak in before the large crowd was. A 50 Year Celebration of the Automobile While […]

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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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AutoVloggin – Pathfinder Window and Blower Motor

In this long AutoVloggin post, I try to figure out what’s going on with the window motor and blower motor on the Pathfinder before we choose what to do with the chassis. The passenger side window doesn’t go down in the 2000 Nissan Pathfinder, so I go though and figure out why it doesn’t and […]

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SEMA 2017: Realtree Ram 1500 by Mr Norms at Katzkin

More SEMA Show Booth Coverage, this time with Katzkin in the North Hall. Here, they displayed the Realtree Ram 1500 4WD modified by Larry Weiner of Performance West Group, Mr. Norms, and GSS Supercars. This Ram features a Realtree decal package that looks just like the R/T Striping but with a Realtree camo pattern and […]

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SEMA 2017: Textron Off Road Havoc X Ride Along

The 2018 Textron Off Road Havoc X made its semi-public debut at the 2017 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and they gave me a ride in one. UTVs and Side-by-Sides are a great way to start out in off-road if you’re looking for something dedicated beyond your personal vehicle(s). Textron Off-Road, formally […]

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AutoVloggin – Project Vehicle, You Say?

Well, after much thought, it’s time to create a dedicated project vehicle just for Carbage. In this post on AutoVloggin’, I discuss the plan for the 2000 Nissan Pathfinder where you guys get to choose its fate by liking or disliking the video. By liking, you are saying that you want to see the R50 […]

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