Author Archives: Justin Schleppy

Colorado 4×4 Trails: Saguache County

Shelf Road

Just to the west of Pueblo lies a vast wilderness of trails that are highly underrated in the county of Saguache. With the Great Sand Dunes making up the southeast corner, and a swath of the Rio Grande National Forest blazing through the middle, this area is ripe for off road adventure. Your favorite 4×4 mechanic may have explored this land, as several local trail tours run their routes through the forest and desert here, and chances are that someone you know has great things to say about the quiet stoic scenery.

If you are relatively new to the 4-wheel game or need a safe place to test out your newest batch of used off road parts, look no further … Read More

5 Tips For Choosing A Mechanic

Mechanic Shae Davies, 2000

For those with a dedicated off-road vehicle or an all-purpose rig that takes them from the city streets to the mountain trails, it can be overwhelming trying to find a local mechanic that you trust. There are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the perfect auto shop in Fort Collins, especially when you have a specialty vehicle or more diverse driving needs. People who take to the trails on a regular basis are going to need something different from a mechanic than people who simply commute to work in the suburbs, and it requires an extra step to nail down the ideal 4×4 mechanic in Fort Collins.

There are several factors that go into choosing a … Read More

Your Vehicle Needs Hydration Too


The weather is starting to warm, the snow is almost all thawed, and the ground is starting to dry. It’s a wonderful time of the year to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer, and hitting the first trails of the season after getting a check up at your local shop for auto repair in Fort Collins. As the first flowers start to poke up out of the soil, and the seasonal breezes pick up, many people are inspired to head out into the wilderness for some off road fun. But don’t forget to take the time out to properly care for your rig before we get too deep into the hot summer months!

Sometimes we forget … Read More