Off Road Podcast 079 - Bens new build


On this show we cover all things offroad whether you're looking for some Sunday jaunts on some fire roads or some hard core rock crawling we will cover it all. I'm your host Ben and joining me is my fellow hosts Steve and Joe How are you?

Anyone done anything exciting

Listener feedback

From Aaron S.

The Dakar rally has been held in South America since 2009.  Also, of the 55 or so big trucks that competed only 1 was a Unimog.  The biggest majority were MANs.  Just  a small correction to the latest news episode


(T4.2 support vehicles they race but in a support roll)

Thanks to Jason c for sharing the picture

Lucask sent us this video of his jeep on some trails via the Facebook guy definitely puts his snorkel to use

Events and Happenings

  • Facebook Giveaway-Big Thanks to Forever Wave for sponsoring and a Huge thanks to Ryan Cross at Hunter of design for helping with the picture
  • King of the hammers – Started Jan. 29- Feb 6th (click link in show notes for Live feed)
  • Desert Racing 4×4, Sweethearts Drag Races 2-13-16 – Moses Lake WA Sand Dunes 2pm
  • Great American Outdoor Show- Harrisburg PA. February 6th-14th
  • moonshiners offroad swapmeet Pewyallup fair grounds march 6th (look for Ben for a chance at a box of 22 lr first person to mention the show will get a box)
  • Easter Jeep Safari march 19-27

Jeep jamboree

  • 1ST TABLE MESA Anthem, Arizona Mar3 Mar5
  • 12TH TEXAS SPUR Llano, Texas Mar 17 - Mar 19
  • 22ND PINE BARRENS Hammonton, New Jersey Mar 17 - Mar 19

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Off Road News

Thanks matthew d kept forgetting to share this story and learning experience

Main topic

Bens new build/rig overland style

  • What can I afford

Money from the selling of the wagoneer

No financing

Dave Ramsey

  • What rig (seating/cost/upgrades)

Jeep Cherokee (xj)

Jeep Grand Cherokee (zj/wj)

Toyota tundra (1st gen)

Toyota tacoma (taco)

Toyota 4runner

Xterra (1st/2nd gen)

Dodge dakota

Ford Explorer

Land Rover Discovery

  • Aftermarket support
  • Stock capability
  • Cost to build
  • What i want to do to it

Overland,camping,good road manners

  • Upgrades needed


Tires (size,tread)




  • Time frame and goals

Nw overland rally june/july

Next episode

We will be interviewing Rich Klein the president of trail hero

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closing statements

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