A bit of common sense dictates a suspension system upgrade when you plan to bring your vehicle off-road. Sure, it isn’t wrong to use the OEM suspension components when you’re just starting off, but eventually the off-road bug will lead you to look for something to replace the original equipment (which are mostly geared towards [...]
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This is virtual off road duel between 2 legends in the history of 4 wheeling. After a closely contested match against the Defender 110, the victorious Wrangler Unlimited faces off with it’s rival from the east – The Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series Wagon. This is a design comparo of the 2 vehicle makes’ most [...]
This is a virtual off-road duel between 2 legends in the history of 4-wheeling. Pitted against each other are each make’s local current flagship models. Land Rover’s 2008 Defender 110 Station Wagon versus its Yankee counterpart, the 2008 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. Our goal is to determine which 4×4 will perform better in [...]
K.O.R.E. – The Kabankalan Off-Road Enthusiasts The group began way back in 2003 when an off-roader from Bacolod, Frederick Juanico, moved to Kabankalan to do business there. He constantly ventured into the river to test and practice with his FJ40. Word got around to mechanic Dax Juarez and later to Paul Azcona about somebody running [...]
To many a seasoned 4×4 aficionado, the joy of off-road driving is twofold. One is to drive through all obstacles that come your way without getting stuck. The second is to get unstuck.
It will be naïve for one to think that fundamental off-road driving skills and a properly prepared 4×4 will take you almost anywhere. Mother Nature and the equally dreaded Mister Murphy are perennially waiting in ambush to stop your 4wd dead in its tracks.