Just in time to kick off this spring’s off road events, Jeep has unveiled a truly unique concept car that has already attracted quite a following. Building on the platform of the Jeep Cherokee Chief that was popular in the 70’s, this new vehicle is not only high on style, but boasts some seriously gnarly truck parts as well. It hearkens back to the good old days when peace, love, and adventure were all around, and tugs a bit on our heartstrings in a nostalgic way.
Crafted just for the upcoming 49th annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, UT, the Chief is already turning heads of the old and young alike with its massive tires, bold retro blue paint job, … Read More
When you’re traversing the wild open country, miles away from your favorite Fort Collins auto repair shop, things can sometimes happen that you don’t expect. Flat tires, engine trouble, bad weather, and many other crazy things can catch you off guard, especially if you’re new to the off-road life. While it’s always a good idea to have your truck parts thoroughly inspected before hitting the trails, there are a handful of things you should always carry with you in case of trouble. With the right tools and preparedness, you can keep those annoyances from turning into disaster scenarios.
Every driver is probably aware of the basics they should have in their “emergency car kit”: extra food/water, emergency blankets, flashlight, booster … Read More
The auto show and concept car worlds are no strangers to controversy: the herds of salivating visitors are constantly awash in swirling rumors, high on heightened expectations, and painted with goose bumps. Beefed up and glistening, the vehicles on display convey a certain unattainable deity-like attitude that both piques our interests and subconsciously dampens our hopes. We know that the chances of those glorious truck parts ever feeling the zap of the production line are slim- they’re mostly just for show, right? Like models on a runway, concept cars are primped and beautiful, but rarely dip into reality…except for on the rare occasion when the clouds part and the stars align.
This year, off road shops are buzzing with talk … Read More
The frigid snow and ice have already settled in, and many people are rushing to prepare their cars for a long hard winter. Most savvy drivers have a checklist already in their heads about how to prepare their truck parts for this time of year; fluids, snow tires, and wiper blades are usually near the top of the winterizing wish list. But there’s so much more that should be addressed before hitting the roads, whether those roads are in the mountains or in the cities.
While it’s smart and safe to replace fluids and check the heating systems, our car exteriors are typically forgotten about; many of us taking for granted the sturdy frame and clean undercarriage that surrounds us … Read More
The soaring mountains and lush valleys of the Steamboat Springs area are truly the stuff of legend, and while this paradise is tucked far up in the Northwest corner of the state, the views alone make the drive worthwhile. Luckily, there are several spectacular off-road adventures to be had with river crossings, hill climbs, and playgrounds aplenty. So pack up, get your truck checked by your local 4×4 service center, and make a weekend of it!
Here are four of the most popular 4-wheel trails in the Routt County area, and while they generally garner less challenging ratings, the vistas and elevation are sure to please beginners and veterans alike.
- Skill Level: Easy-moderate
- Trail Length: 3.2
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A 4×4 truck can be a lot of fun – especially when it comes to offroading on those particularly muddy trails! But, you have to take care of your truck, too, or it won’t last as long as you’d like it to. We’ve found that a lot of truck owners don’t know how to properly maintain a truck, so we’ve listed some tips here for you to follow – enjoy!
- Prevent rust: rust can be a truck owner’s worst nightmare. But, you can prevent rust from forming by simply applying an oil treatment to your truck’s various parts (on the body, not on the inside). A treatment should be applied once or twice per year to really work well,
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It’s hard to find a good off-road truck that doesn’t cost a fortune. If you can’t afford a Hummer, there are some other options out there that aren’t as expensive! Since we’re in the business of selling truck parts, we have seen a lot of different makes and models, and we know a thing or two about which trucks last the longest (and are the least expensive). Take a look at our list of top inexpensive off-road vehicles, and be sure to contact us if you need any truck parts.
- Jeep Wrangler: is there a more iconic off-road truck than the Jeep Wrangler? This truck doesn’t just look amazing, it performs well too. You’ll get a 3.6-liter V6 engine;
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Many of the best places in Colorado are unseen from the miles of rolling blacktop. In order to visit, you’ll need the right equipment. If you’re thinking about turning your SUV, Jeep, or truck into more than just a great hauling snow plow, then you’ll need the right 4×4 parts. Truck parts should always be installed by a professional, and feature guaranteed service that can ensure that you’ll be ready to tackle any trail. The aftermarket 4×4 parts available at the 4×4 Off Road Network include dozens of the top brands to boost your vehicles trail performance.
Conquering the Mountain – Ins and Outs of Colorado 4-wheeling
There are several trails that you’ll find from Fort Collins after a short … Read More
The auto show and concept car worlds are no strangers to controversy: the herds of salivating visitors are constantly awash in swirling rumors, high on heightened expectations, and painted with goose bumps. Beefed up and glistening, the vehicles on display convey a certain unattainable deity-like attitude that both piques our interests and subconsciously dampens our hopes. We know the chances of those glorious truck parts ever feeling the zap of the production line are slim — they’re mostly just for show, right? Like models on a runway, concept cars are primped and beautiful, but rarely dip into reality…except for on the rare occasion when the clouds part and the stars align.
This year, off-road shops are buzzing with talk of … Read More
Unfortunately theft can be a pretty common problem amongst vehicles, especially in urban areas. With all of the money you’ve likely invested in your offroad rig, chances are you aren’t looking to get your 4 wheel parts stolen any time soon. Use these tips to help deter or prevent burglars from stealing either your vehicle, or stuff in your vehicle.
- Try to always park somewhere safe – This goes without saying, but you would be surprised how many common mistakes people make when deciding to park their vehicle. Having your own private garage is obviously the best option, but if you have to park out in public or don’t have a private garage at your disposal, look for well-lit areas
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