Adding additional lighting to your 4×4 can make a huge difference in visibility at night whether you are taking your vehicle offroad, rock climbing, or just want some additional luminosity on the street. Standard headlights on a vehicle are typically designed for normal, on-road driving conditions and can limit the amount of area a driver can see in areas with little to no light. If you’re considering buying additional lighting for your vehicle, use this guide to help make your purchasing decisions.
High Intensity Discharge Lights (HID’s) are a great place to start if you’re looking to add additional lighting to your stock headlamps. HID lights replace your vehicle’s standard Halogen, incandescent bulbs and replace them with very powerful, … Read More
Colorado 4×4 Trails – Larimer County
As residents of Colorado we are fortunate enough to have access to some amazing scenery and breathtaking views of the mountains right in our own backyard. There are a lot of areas to explore in Colorado that are only accessible with a 4×4 vehicle.
When you’re ready to take your vehicle offroad, consider checking out some of these exciting 4×4 trails in Larimer County.
1) Old Flowers Road
Skill Level: Easy
Length: 22 Miles
Average Duration: 2 hours
Nearest Major City: Fort Collins
Description: Old Flowers road is a perfect trail for someone new to offroading. This trail is easy to navigate but can get muddy and slippery during a wet season. Beautiful … Read More
Offroad Preparation: What you need
Taking your vehicle offroad can be a very exciting and rewarding experience. Driving off the pavement with your 4×4 can open a whole new window of opportunities including seeing beautiful scenery, accessing remote fishing spots, experiencing some epic rock crawling or camping in the backcountry. However if you’re not properly prepared for the adventure that lies ahead, your offroad experience can easily hit a nasty bump in the road – pun intended.
The first item to check off on your 4×4 preparation is to visit your local offroad shop for a full 4×4 service. Talk to the 4×4 mechanic on duty and inform him/her of where you are planning on going and what … Read More
Choosing a reliable auto service center can be a difficult task. With so many options available for auto repair, it can be a frustrating and exhausting experience. Fortunately, there are certain steps you can take as a car owner to make the best decision to get the best life out of your vehicle.
Look for reviews and feedback
One of the most effective ways to choose an auto service center is to read about other customers’ experiences. The internet provides a goldmine of information on any business and with Web sites such as Yelp!, Google and Yellowpages customer reviews are just a click away. Reading reviews posted by real customers can help determine what kind of experience you may have … Read More
Colorado had quite the spring. With below average temperatures, residents saw more precipitation and snow than they had in previous years. Three significant snow storms moved across the state within the last month, covering colorful Colorado with much-needed snow.
While the precipitation was gratefully welcomed, the added moisture and freeze-thaw cycle wrecked havoc on the roads, causing numerous accidents and leading to a whole lot of vehicle damage.
As the snow finally melted, the resulting water seeped through pavement cracks caused by heavy traffic. There, the water sits until cooler nighttime temperatures cause it to freeze. As the water turns to ice, it expands and forces the pavement to rise. When the temperature begins to rise the next day, the … Read More