Face lift for the old Girl

With 70 years under its belt and multiple paint jobs the Willys was looking long in the tooth.  After trying to wax it with no luck and starting to get annoyed with the overspray I decided it was time to shine this old girl up. First I decided to go ahead and paint all the […]

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Snow wheeling 11/27/17

The snow this season has been lacking in the ski department but is perfect for a little late season after work wheeling.  Headed out to the mountains after work we gathered a good crew of 4 vehicles.  2 JK Rubicon’s, a WJ and a ZJ. Headed up the mountain the snow was pretty shallow until […]

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First time at SEMA

Hopping on the plane to Las Vegas I wasn’t sure what to expect out of my first SEMA show.  Though 8K has been to many industry events they have all been in the off road world and a much smaller scale than SEMA.  Walking into the show on Wednesday afternoon it was pure chaos, in […]

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Corbeau Baja JP Seats

After switching from my luxurious linked Jeep Grand Cherokee on 37s to a new to me 47 Willys CJ2a on 32s. The ride quality was a night and day difference. The short wheelbase and stiff leaf springs of the Willys combined with worn out seats made it a very harsh ride. This little devil is […]

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Fins and Things

Fins and Things is the perfect Moab warm up run.  It has epic scenery a few obstacles that can be a little challenging and plenty of pucker factor if it is you first time on slick rock.  We took a mixed group on this great trail.  The crew consisted of myself in the Willys, Steve […]

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China Man’s Gulch 6/4/2017

The first week of June arrived and that means 1 thing for the 8K Offroad crew.  It is time for China Man’s Gulch over in Buena Vista Colorado.  This was our second annual run on this trail and it did not disappoint.  Teaming up with Trailsoffroad.com and Redline Cruisers we met at the trail head […]

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Upcoming event China Man’s Gulch June 4th 2017

The 8K Offroad crew will be headed to Buena Vista Colorado to run China man’s Gulch trail Sunday June 4th.  All are welcome to join.  We will depart the trail head at 10 am.  This is a Colorado must do trail that offers some great scenery and some great challenges. High clearance is recommended with […]

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