Willys Reinvention

If it is not broke, fix it.  After a hard season of wheeling the Willys it was feeling tired.  The paint was scratched and faded the wheel bearings were ready to fall out, the brakes didn’t work till you pump them 4 times and the tires were rock chunked and dry rotted enough to think […]

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8K’s Top 5 from SEMA

These are the things we found most interesting at SEMA. 1) Bollinger Motors 2) FJ Company signature series             3) Universal Motors Corporation CJ5 4) Maxlider Motors 4 Door Bronco             5) Icon Ford F- Series quad cab JB

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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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The Mint 400

When we were given the opportunity to go to Las Vegas for the legendary Mint 400 and help out in the pits for our buddy racing the Trophy Truck category it was a no brainer.  I quickly booked plane tickets and lodging, 8K was going to Vegas. We arrived for the tech inspection and quickly […]

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One Ton Grand Cherokee

When I was 19 I went to a great event in Washington New Hampshire called Spring Fling.  This was an event held on private land that had some great trails and every kind of rig there from full on buggies with portal axles to little Suzuki Samurai’s on 33 inch tires.  At that time I […]

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Lindsay’s Profile

My love for cars, specifically 4×4’s stated at a young age. I grew up on a cattle & sheep station in the outback of Australia. The car I learnt to drive was a Suzuki Stockman, basically a Samurai with a pickup bed on the back when I was 6 years old. It was then that […]

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