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    IH8MUD.com Factor 55 Joins Warn Industries

    Clackamas, OR (March 18, 2020) – Warn Industries (WARN) today announced the acquisition of Factor 55, a manufacturer of highly engineered rigging hardware for CLOSED SYSTEM WINCHING, a winching technique that uses rigging comprised entirely of closed link hardware. Similar to WARN, Factor 55...
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    IH8MUD.com Overlanding: Budapest to Singapore

    How Our Drive from Budapest and Singapore Changed The Way We Want To See The World We couldn’t help it. I was always talking about one trip, I was so excited about it. I was talking about a previous trip all the time when I first met Evelin. Nothing else. I travelled through Europe, Mongolia...
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    IH8MUD.com Adventure Raid 2020

    The Sonora Rally’s guided trek through Mexico’s Gran Desierto de Altar A true Dakar-style adventure, the Yokohama Sonora Rally has emerged as the premier cross-country rally venue in North America. This multi-day event provides the ultimate challenge between competitor, machine, and terrain...
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    IH8MUD.com Exploring Fraser Island With The MAXTRAX Land Cruisers

    There’s few who know Fraser Island better than the inventor of MAXTRAX, Brad McCarthy—he literally wrote the Dirty Weekends guidebook to exploring the island, so it’s no coincidence that the 4WD paradise is the spiritual home of MAXTRAX. The 75-mile long sand island sits off the coast of...
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    IH8MUD.com Metal-Tech 4×4 Announces First Designed, Engineered, Hand Built in the USA 200 Series Toyota Land Cruiser Front Bumper

    Introducing the Ghost Rider Front Bumper for the 2008-2014 Toyota 200 Series Land Cruiser Ready to ship late July 2018 The Ghost Rider front bumper for the 200 Series Toyota Land Cruiser is the first full bull bar designed, engineered, and hand built in the USA. It provides excellent...
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    IH8MUD.com REVIEW: YOKOHAMA GEOLANDAR M/T G003

    Review of the new YOKOHAMA GEOLANDAR M/T G003 launch in Gateway, Colorado https://www.yokohamatire.com/tires/geolandar-m-t-g003 Released May 18, 2017 Yokohama’s newest mud terrain, the Geolander M/T G003™, definitely caught my eye. Being personally plagued with less than desirable mud terrains...
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    IH8MUD.com Pig Party 2017

    It never fails, work will be dead and boring until I need to leave and Wednesday June 14 was no exception. I had a 7 hour drive ahead of me and hoped to bug out by 2 or so to get the majority of the trip covered before the critters came down from the mountains…but here I was pulling out at...
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    IH8MUD.com Black Hills Cruiser Classic 2016

    The Author collected as much common sense as he could muster – and broke out the winch. Reunions come in all shapes and sizes. Family reunions bringing large families together to, in some cases, meet and reconnect with distance relatives. High-school and college graduation reunions often...
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    IH8MUD.com Details: 2016 Toyota Tacoma

    The 2016 Tacoma is NOT: Going to have a Supercharger Going to have a TRD PRO in the lineup this year Going to have a Regular Cab in any model this year and possibly ever again Going to be the same old Tacoma The 2016 Tacoma IS: Going to be assembled in two facilities; San Antonio Texas and...
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    IH8MUD.com ARB: Introducing Our First Off Road Icon

    We asked you to help us choose four of the most iconic 4WDs from the last four decades as part of our Off Road Icons project. We couldn’t be more pleased to announce the first Off Road Icons vehicle – the Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series. The Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series was Toyota’s best selling...
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    IH8MUD.com Old Man Emu Adjustable Panhards and Trailing Arms

    I’ve been an Old Man Emu suspension fan for years, and have run their standard OME heavy coils and shocks on my FZJ80 for over 100,000 miles. However, the desire for bigger tires and a bit more clearance led me to their J-coil setup and L-series NitroCharger shocks…and with that, the need to...
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    IH8MUD.com PowerModz.com Pro Tips, Removing a birfield from an axle shaft.

    PowerModz.com posts the first in a series of tech, tech tips, reviews, and off road videos. Feel free to request videos and information, and check out our product giveaways! Continue reading...
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    IH8MUD.com Marlin helps the FZJ80 C-R-A-W-L

    As we all know, SLOWER is always better when it comes to control…and manhandling a big vehicle like the 80-series makes that even more important. Differential gears have always been common cure, and those are still a better option for big-tire correction…but what about that low-speed trail...
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    IH8MUD.com TemboTusk Extreme Duty Fridge & Cargo Straps

    Buffalo Straps are made from heavy duty one inch polyester webbing with a breaking strength of 3900 pounds and attached to a 900 pound test metal cam buckle. The straps are constructed with built-in loops designed to attach to almost any anchor point or roll bar and each strap has a 39” reach...
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    IH8MUD.com NITRO GEAR – Diff Comparison, 100-series vs. FJ Cruiser

    Ever wondered? These photos should demonstrate expectations of how well an 8” rearend should hold up, whether stock or re-geared. The vehicles are relatively similarly sized and weight when outfitted. The FJ Cruiser actually has MORE Horsepower than the Landcruiser does, yet…. (Same applies...