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KNOW YOUR VEHICLE

KNOW YOUR VEHICLE

Vehicle Attributes Getting to know your vehicle is the first step towards being a safe and successful off-road driver. There are various natural attributes of your vehicle which determine the severity of the obstacles you can drive. These include the approach, departure and ramp angles, the ground clearance and the suspension travel. Approach, departure and ramp angles These angles (shown in Diagram 1 below) dictate the severity of slopes...

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OFF-ROAD PREP CHECK LIST

OFF-ROAD PREP CHECK LIST

1.) Let someone know where you’re going and when you expect to return. 2.) Check your battery terminals to make sure they are tight and corrosion free. Load test your battery and if it is more than 4 years old, good ideal to replace just to be safe. 3.) Inspect your tire-tread wear and check the lug nuts to make sure they are tight. 4.) Examine the radiator for leaks. Have the radiator “pressure checked” for leaks that...

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UCA Installation – 05+ Tacoma, 03+ 4runner, 07 FJ Cruiser

UCA Installation – 05+ Tacoma, 03+ 4runner, 07 FJ Cruiser

Upper Control Arm Installation STEP 1 Some assembly of the UCAs is required. Apply generous amounts of Teflon based grease to the outside of sleeves and insides of urethane bushings. Apply layer of grease to inside of the UCA barrel and outside surface of the bushing. Press the bushings into the barrels this might take some force. Screw the grease fittings into the bottom of the UCAs ending with the fitting facing outwards for easy...

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