Every so often, a pickup truck is launched that would wow the critics and sell in huge numbers. Those trucks ultimately get marked as “instant classics” and become forever enshrined in automobile history as among the best trucks ever. We’ve already compiled our take on the best overlanding vehicles and a number of well-built trucks […]
How To Tell If A 4WD Actuator Is Bad?
You typically don’t need 4WD in your SUV or truck for daily driving. In fact, you should be using your vehicle’s 2WD setting on most days. It’s more fuel efficient and is more suitable for driving on roads and highways. This is why most 4WD-capable vehicles these days default to 2WD unless the truck is […]
9 Common Reasons Why Your Car Alarm Keeps Going Off (And How to Fix Them)
“Why does my car alarm keep going off?” You’ve probably been asking that a lot lately if there’s something wrong with your alarm system. There’s no question that your car alarm system is an important security feature, but it can be annoying if it keeps going off for no apparent reason. There are a few […]
Should You Use 4H or 4L for Snow?
A 4WD vehicle offers outstanding off-road capabilities thanks to how its powertrain delivers power to the wheels. It can provide better traction and control when tackling challenging terrain or unusual weather conditions. 4WD vehicles perform better on slippery surfaces like snow than their 2WD counterparts. However, some people still don’t know how to use their […]
Which Hybrid SUV Has the Best Towing Capacity?
When most people think about towing capability, hybrid vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs) aren’t likely the first cars that come to mind. We usually think about engines with massive displacements that gulp down fossil fuels. An electric car still evokes the sense of unreliability and that it’s somewhat disposable. However, things are slowly shifting. Hybrid […]
What Does the T vs. H Speed Rating on Tires Mean?
Tires are vital to vehicle safety. They’re rated and marked for various specifications, including dimensions, longevity, traction speed, and temperature. The ratings are stamped on a tire’s sidewall. They’re written in code, but you can decode them. Generally, tire speed ratings indicate the safe operating speed limits. Each tire is specifically certified to perform to […]
How Fast Can You Drive with a Roof Box? A Top Speed Question
You’ve finally set up your 4×4 for camping and overlanding and installed a roof box on top of your vehicle. Ever wonder what your top speed should be with it on? How fast can you drive with a roof box? It depends on a few factors, including the size and weight of your roof box, […]
How to Install a Cargo Carrier: A Step-by-Step Guide
Going camping or overlanding usually requires you to bring along some gear. Your 4×4 may have ample space in the cabin or truck bed, but if you’re hauling some serious gear, you may find that it’s not enough. Installing a cargo carrier onto your vehicle is a great way to increase its storage capacity and […]
How to Tell If Your Truck Has Bad Rotors: 5 Bad Rotor Symptoms
Brake issues are among the most common problems truck owners face, especially those that really put their vehicles to good use. You shouldn’t ignore them since your ability to stop when needed can be the difference between life and death. Brake issues can stem from several reasons, including faulty pads and dirty fluids. Sometimes, they […]
How to Install Bike Rack on SUV
Don’t we all wish we could spend more time outside, hiking, camping, and riding our bikes? If you’re planning a road trip to the great outdoors with your bike in tow, you’ll want your gear to get to your destination in one piece. Usually, you’d also want to make the most of the cargo space […]