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Brian 'woody' Swearingen

Offroad enthusiast, photographer, online editor and admin...IPA and cigar fan too :)

Tested: Cooper Discoverer STT Pro

The Cooper Discoverer STT Pro has taken the offroad market by storm since it’s release in 2015. The new aggressive tread pattern, sidewall protection and the latest in rubber technology has produced a tire that works great for both off-road…

0 Comments / 202 View / March 15, 2017

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SEMA: 10 Best New Products

Without a doubt, SEMA is the world’s largest automotive aftermarket show. It attracts over 2,000 vendors, thousands upon thousands of visitors, and more show cars than you can imagine. For a car guy, it’s the closest thing to heaven on…

0 Comments / 177 View / November 20, 2013

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SEMA 2013: 40 Awesome Off-Road Vehicles

  Every year SEMA attracts hundreds of the world’s most excellently modified vehicles, from motorcycles that make you go “how does that work” to tuners so low you wonder how they can get over a speedbump…much less a pothole, SEMA…

0 Comments / 4758 View / November 8, 2013

Ian Johnson leaves CRAWL2 Media

Ian Johnson announced his resignation as Associate Publisher and Senior Technical Editor of CRAWL magazine.  He is no longer part of the management team ofCRAWL2 Media, LLC. CRAWL magazine is an offroad magazine that is published bi-monthly by CRAWL2 Media,LLC and is based in Reno,…

0 Comments / 2093 View / October 5, 2013

Lucas Oil Products Extends Title Sponsorship of Off-Road Expo through 2015

Lucas Oil Products Extends Title Sponsorship of Off-Road Expo through 2015

More than 60,000 Off-Road Fans Attended This Year INDIANAPOLIS (October 23, 2102) — Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire through 2015. The event, produced by The…

0 Comments / 33 View / October 23, 2012

Quick and Dirty: NEW Warn Zeon Winch Series

Quick and Dirty…Warn Industries has released a new generation of winches, their Zeon Series.  This new series combines legendary Warn reliability with a sleek symmetrical modern design and will not only perform on the hardcore offroad rig, but will look…

0 Comments / 82 View / October 4, 2012

Making the Tire Choice – Cooper Tire Discoverer AT3 and ST Maxx review

Ever slipped on a wet garage floor? Now angle that same garage floor to 30 degrees and try walking up it…both the Cooper Tire Discoverer AT3 and the ST Maxx tires were developed to conquer that slick challenge, and perform…

0 Comments / 5404 View / August 10, 2012

Tin Benders Off-Road Club Donates $10,000 to Help Save Johnson Valley OHV Area.

Tin Benders Off-Road Club Donates $10,000 to Help Save Johnson Valley OHV Area.

TIN BENDERS 4X4 CLUB OF CALIFORNIA (founded in 2000)HELD THEIR 8TH ANNUAL TIN BENDER JAMBOREE BBQ & FUNDRAISER IN JOHNSON VALLEY OHV AREA. The United States Marine Corps would like to limit OHV use in Johnson Valley, but a dedicated…

0 Comments / 10 View / July 3, 2012

2012 Jeep Wrangler – NEW Pentastar Motor Changes Everything!

2012 Jeep Wrangler – NEW Pentastar Motor Changes Everything!

  AUGUST 22, 2011: The 2012 Jeep Wrangler is hitting the dealerships now, but unless you take the test drive, you may not immediately notice the difference from the 2011.  The 2012 Wrangler is now powered by the aluminum block 3.6-liter…

0 Comments / 56 View / August 22, 2011

Pitbull Rocker UBER XOR Tires on the RockCrawler RZR

Pitbull Rocker UBER XOR Tires on the RockCrawler RZR

As I’ve noted previously, any idiot can purchase new tires, put them on their rig, and give glowing reviews about how well they work.  “Hey, look what I bought, and look how well they work the first day!”  Now, let…

0 Comments / 105 View / October 3, 2010