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Old Man Emu BP-51 Toyota 4Runner Installation

The installation of the Old Man Emu BP51 front coilovers and rear shocks are pretty straight forward. One part that may be slightly different from other brands, or non-reservoir setups, are the unique reservoir mounts in the OME kit. We’ve installed all sorts of reservoir shock setups on many different Toyotas, and no two reservoir mounts are the same. The front and rear mounting kits are also unique to the BP51 shocks, since the 2.8 inch bodies require special clearance requirements in the rear of the vehicle. Old Man Emu BP-51 Overview Compression Adjustment Rebound Adjustment Internal Bypass 3 Year...

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Unboxing & Installing the Eibach Lexus GX470 Lift Kit

We’ve undoubtedly seen a massive increase in the adoption of more SUVs in the offroad and weekend adventuring crowd. The Lexus GX has seen a surprising rise in popularity, and Eibach has been watching. They have released their complete suspension system for the Lexus GX470, which sees up to 2” or 3” of lift in the front, your choice, matched against rear 2.2” lift springs to keep the vehicle level and to help carry additional equipment for your expeditions. Eibach Pro Truck Lift Kit 2003-2009 Lexus GX 470 E80-59-005-01-22 Front Adjustable Height Pro Truck Struts Front Coil Springs Rear 2.2”...

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Installing the Fox iQS

Intelligent Quick Switch allows on the fly compression adjustment to all 4 corners of the vehicle simultaneously. Through the Live Valve motorized base valves, the Fox ECU immediately changes how firm or soft the compression settings are for each corner of the vehicle. This makes a noticeable and significant difference in ride quality, comfort, and most importantly vehicle control. How easy? An in-cab 3-position rocker switch; Soft / Medium / Firm. This is all on top of Fox’s class leading aluminum shock design and performance valved shocks to tackle tough terrain while providing improved handling and road manners. Installation Video...

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Stock or Not, Adventure is Calling

There’s a First Time for Everything There I was, sitting on top of the summit of Imogene Pass, somewhere in between Ouray and Telluride in Colorado. Threatening storm clouds created an ominous vibe, the crisp windy air begging us to wear a jacket in the middle of summer, and the scale of such a dramatic landscape keeping my mind in awe. How did I get to such a wonderful place, 13,000 feet above sea level, when there isn’t even a paved road to get here? Surely I must have assembled a monster rig with huge knobby tires, heavy-duty body armor,...

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Power Wagon, Solid Axle Fun

It wasn’t easy stepping into the full size truck realm when you’re used to being nimble in a Tacoma. Growing wants of more capability, mixed with the evolving needs of a family on the road meant we had to make a decision. Not to mention the obvious part about the Tacoma blowing a head gasket and being out of commission until an engine rebuild happens. Narrowing down the options. During our research for the next vehicle, we looked at all sorts of options ranging from the Gladiator, the new Ranger, F150s and Super Duties, and of course the new Ram...

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