Off Road Podcast Episode 127 - Outlaw Xpeditions


Welcome to the Off Road Podcast. I'm your host, Ben. Today we will be exploring the off road world-- whether you like crawling up rock ledges or enjoy exploring the backroads with your family. Stay with us to find out events in your area, off road news, and topics to interest every guy & girl who craves the outdoors as seen through the windshield. I am here with my co-hosts Aaron and Steve along with our guest Jason.  How are you guys doing tonight?

Anyone done anything exciting?

  • Aaron - Finally ordered parts for #thebeetleproject!!!  Trailer hitch showed up today.  Starting work on some product reviews for both off road gear and firearms gear.  Mostly over my cold.

  • Steve - Dug out of a bunch of snow.  Loaded just under 100 rounds of .223.

  • Ben - Got my bumper on started putting lift on and need longer u bolts coming down to finish line for this weekend. Showed my dad my AR and now he wants me to build one.

  • Jason -


Events and happenings

  • County Line Offroaders 8th Annual Snow Jam-Jan 14th Ends @ Elbe Hills Off Road Park in Washington State (Food, Raffles, & Prizes).

  • Dayton Off-road expo January 14-15th at Roberts center in Wilmington,OH

  • PNW Sportsman Show Jan 25-29 at Puyallup Fair grounds, Feb 8-12 at Portland Expo Center, & March 2-5 at Deschutes County Fairgrounds

  • King of the Hammers- February 3rd-11th in Johnson Valley.

  • Great American Outdoor Show- February 4th-12th 2017 in Harrisburg, PA

  • Spanaway Moonshiners 35th Annual Swap Meet- 3/12/17 at the Washington State Fair & Events Center Puyallup, WA

  • Midsouth Jeeps Spring Run April 1st, Seymour, Missouri at SMORR (Southern Missouri Off Road Ranch)

  • The Washington Gambler 500 Main Event, June 23-25, more details to come.

  • The Oregon OG500 is July 15&16 starting and ending in Portland, OR.  No registration, unlimited entries, starting point released later, more details to come.

  • NW Overland Rally June 15-18 in Plain, WA


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Amazon link of the week

Lube Locker Dana 30 Differential Gasket


What has been bought on Amazon!

Minicraft Piper Super Cub Airplane Model Kit

Rainbow Light, Performance Energy for Men Multi-vitamin

Kreg Pocket Hole Screw Kit

Maglula UpLULA Magazine Speed Loader 9mm-.45acp




Ben's Rant of the week

Don't use a hook for towing bernadine might need new glass.


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Tech tip

Diff. servicing.  After you make several water crossings.  At the end of the wheeling season.  Look inside housing for any damage like missing teeth.  Check for more than normal amount of metal  (magnetic diff drain plug)


Main Topic

  • 1st, let’s get this out of the way.  How much Oregon Trail from the old Apple II did you play as practice for your trip and did you ever have to bust it out while on the trail to figure out what to do next?

  • How has the reception been on your name change?

  • When will video of the epic journey drop?

  • What Surprised you?

  • Any break downs?

  • Most difficult part?

  • Easiest part?

  • How did the assignments work out?

  • How did your pre-planned routes work?  Any roadblocks?

  • What type of navigation equipment did you use?

  • Required modifications that were needed?

  • Gear needed? Favorite gear?

  • Sponsors?

  • What was the most valuable lesson you took from this trip, other than organization of your gear?

  • What did you do to pass the time?  Music?  Podcasts? Games? Books?

  • Loved the Chainsaw part where it didn’t start in episode 12. Did you evey finish that 24” pizza?

  • How does your day job work that you can get away for these adventures?

  • Are you Going to the Northwest overland rally again?




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Closing Statements

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