Off Road Podcast Episode 138 - Preparing for the year! Gear, your rig and yourself.

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. How are you guys doing tonight?

Anyone done anything exciting?

  • Aaron - Went shooting twice.  May be buying my 1st 1911. Got my truck back from the dealer.  Only hurt for $400… Bent tubing and made some brackets for the bash bar on #thestinkbug

  • Ben - Went shooting and have been crazy swamped with life including t-ball and family stuff

  • Steve - Lifted the ranger 3 in front 4 in back and trying to decided on what size and type


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Events and happenings (We don’t need to read all of these)


  • Jeep Beach Florida April 25-30

  • Stone Mountain Machine Gun Shoot- in Monroeton PA. June 3-4. 10am to 5pm both days. Tickets available at

  • 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

  • Vermont Overland Trophy July 31-August 5



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Amazon link of the week

Drake fire extinguisher mount $62.88


Amazon items YOU bought

Stens 205-418 Pneumatic Wheel Assembly

BLACKHAWK! Empty Ammunition Canister, Green, 30 Cal

Red Line 50305 MT-90 75W90 GL-4 Gear Oil - 1 Gallon

Happy Hips Lamb Jerky Strip Dogswell Dog Treat, 12-Ounce


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Tech tip

Check the water level in the battery. Clean terminals.  Add water (distilled).  Keep it on a trickle charger if it’s going to sit a while. If you don’t keep up on these things it will be dead like mine!


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  • Take everything out and set on tarp. (tools, spare parts, camping stuff, seasonal clothes/gear, 1st aid)

  • Check your list, you have one right?

  • Vehicle maintenance.- (keep solid record of fluids used, parts bought, install dates and even part numbers to make later jobs go smoothly. Just look in your record to know what you got and how much you payed and how long it lasted.) oil change sticker can get them for free from parts houses

  • Spare tire air pressure.

  • Check tires for irregular wear.

  • Lower spare tire and lube the winch mechanism


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Closing Statements

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