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Tracking Federal Legislation

With the convening of the 115th Congress, many bills are being introduced that have an impact on motorized recreation and outdoor activities.  Select legislation is being tracked and updates provided on OutdoorWire.   NOTE: this is only selected Federal legislation.  For a comprehensive list of all...

What does the term mean?

Land use efforts come with many strange terms.  If you are faced with a bureaucratic term and no definition, check my MUIRNet Glossary at the below link......

Go Exploring

In the process, you force yourself out of your comfort zone, to take some chances. Scouting – a form of exploring – is like that. You’re checking out a new area, and going in ready to accept challenges that may come your way. Expect the unexpected Part of the fun of exploring, as odd as it sounds, ...

Throttle Out | JL Hill Descent Control Tested

“I’m usually not a big fan of computer assistance while driving, but the downhill assist does come in handy on the trail in some situations.  People that are new to off-roading will get good use out of this feature!” – Ryan Huck While using this feature, the driver has control over the exact spe...

How Fast is a Tuned Bolt-on V8 F150?

“It wasn’t that long ago when some of the ‘fastest’  sports cars in the country could tackle the quarter mile in 13 seconds. Now with the help of a few basic bolt-ons our 6,000 lb truck was able to accomplish what a lot of sports cars can’t – with a lift and 33s!” — Justin Dugan Justin takes y...

How Fast is a Tuned & Lifted Silverado?

“I was going for low to mid 15’s in the quarter-mile, ended up at 15.6 at 87MPH—so I am pretty happy with the results overall.” –Adam Maqboul After that, Adam puts his Silverado on AT’s in-house dynamometer to see the results before taking it down the quarter-mile at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnto...

Battery Tips Video - Group 48 Jeep Battery

This means when the car or truck is parked for an extended time, all of the combined energy needed by computers/sensors will not discharge the AGM battery as soon as a traditional flooded cell battery. A fully charged car/truck battery will be about 2.2 volts per cell x 6 cells = 12.6 volts. A 100%...

Throttle Out | Types of Jeep Lift Kits Explained

Which kits will help with aesthetics? Which ones will compliment existing modifications and help with correcting issues common with lifted vehicles like pinion and caster angle? Don’t miss this episode of Throttle Out! Lift Kits featured in this episode include: Mammoth 2 in. Front / 1 in. Rear Lev...

Throttle Out | JL Turbo vs V6 Off-road Comparison

The purpose of their mission was to take both JL’s on the trail to see if one engine performed better than the other off-road. In this video, Ryan demonstrates the off-road prowess of both configurations, while hitting a few different types of obstacles to show how each performs at different RPM’s....

Tips for Towing on the Highway

First, be aware of your state and local towing laws, as well as the towing laws of any other states you may be traveling through. For example, your state’s maximum towing speed may be different from that of the state you’re traveling to. In addition, some states may also have a law regarding the ma...

Throttle Out | How Jeep Suspension Works

“Hopefully, with this new information, you’ll be able to make a good decision when purchasing a lift kit, as far as which components you want to make sure your lift kit includes.” – Ryan Huck In this video, Ryan discusses everything from control arms to track bars, drag links to caster and pinion...

Throttle Out | What is Death Wobble?

From bushings to trackbars, Ryan runs through all the scenarios where death wobble can occur on a Wrangler, so you can stay safe on and off the road! Watch it here: https://www.extremeterrain.com/throttle-out-news-dec2018.html Additionally, we have added this video as a resource to our definitive J...


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