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Kelly Tuttle

Truck vs. Jeep: What’s the Best Vehicle for Off-Roading?

There are generally two kinds of off-roaders in the world: truck lovers and jeep lovers. Both kinds of vehicles come with their fair share of pros and cons when it comes to leaping over rocks and grinding through the mud. If you’re trying to choose between one and the other, you’ll likely encounter all kinds of opinionated individuals who will decry your decision one way or the other. Both have their ardent supporter.

If you’re new to the world of off-roading, we’ll give you the lowdown on these two classic options, so you can make the right decision based on where and how you like to drive.

Truck Pros

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Kelly Tuttle

The History of the Jeep

Today, the name Jeep has become synonymous with American patriotism, adventure, and even freedom, giving consumers the chance to get off the beaten path and explore the country as they see fit. But the Jeep brand wasn’t created overnight. It took years for this 4x4 vehicle to make it to the mainstream, earning the respect and admiration of drivers everywhere. From outdoor excursions and Jeep lift kits to everyday errands, there are so many reasons to invest in a Jeep. Learn the surprising history behind one of America’s best-selling off-road vehicles.

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John Stewart

Building the Ultimate Overlander Jeep Wrangler | Throttle Out

Crossing America in a JK Wrangler Off Road

PAOLI, Pa. (June 4th, 2019) – In this episode of ExtremeTerrain’s (XT) Throttle Out YouTube Video Series, XT’s Ryan Houck, helps Mark Townsend from “Treads and Tails” build his ultimate Wrangler overlanding rig. The purpose of this build is to give Mark and his service dog, Forrest, a reliable, functional, and safe vehicle to pilot the Trans-America Trail which spans the continental United States from East to West coast.

 “We built a great platform for Mark to build on further, since he has a lot of other mods in mind—this was just the start! I’m excited to see Mark and Forrest on their way and watch the adventure unfold.”—Ryan Houck

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Kelly Tuttle

Gear Up with the Best Off-Road Tires for Your Buck

Going off-road with your truck? You’ll need a tire that is intended for off-road use. There are a lot of choices in off-road tires, so make sure to choose the best one for your truck and its capabilities. Choosing the right tire can have a lot of benefits but choosing the wrong tire can become costly.

Always do your research and choose the best off-road tire that your budget allows. Because when it comes to off-roading, having the right tire combination can be beneficial in certain off-roading circumstances.

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John Stewart

Best of JK Wrangler Mesh Tops

Top 3 Jeep Mesh Tops for Your 2-Door JK

PAOLI, Pa. (May 9th, 2019) – In this video hosted by Ryan Huck, 3 popular Jeep Mesh Tops for 2007-2018 JK Wranglers are compared and discussed. Many Jeepers will consider a hard top or soft top to be their main source of protection from the elements. Mesh tops are great because they let you take the top down in the summer without getting too beat up by the sun.

There are a ton of choices out there and this video will help narrow down the best options!” –Ryan Huck

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