ORP 027 - 3 Link vs 4 Link

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me is Jeff Houdini Bakken. In this podcast we’ll cover all things offroad.  Whether you're looking for Sunday jaunts on some fire roads or hard core rock crawling, we will cover it all.   Episode 27!!!

What did you do this week?

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Listener Feedback:

Hey Guys,

I was hoping that you could swing back around and answer the second half of my question from Episode 19 on my 84 Toyota.

"B) What is a good way to go to beef up the front axle and suspension on front and back? (including lift to allow for the big tires)?  I obviously need to lift it some, but I don’t want to get into a situation where it wants to tip over easily.   And then specific recommendations for making the front axle bulletproof would be appreciated."

Keep up the great work, and hopefully the Amazon shopping I've been doing has helped!

Thanks from the wilds of Wyoming,

-Steve

Trail-Gear

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Main Topic: 3 Link vs 4 Link

Ruff Stuff Specialties

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Trip Reports:  None...

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ORP 006 - Jeepers and Jeep Jamboree

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me is the king of all trails, my co host, Jeff Bakken...This is the podcast for all things offroad.  Whether you're looking for Sunday jaunts on some fire roads or hard core rock crawling, we will cover it all. What's up Jeff?

Announcements:

Website is up!!!

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We have Artwork!!!

We have Email!!!

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Listener Feedback:

I started listening to FRN podcasts  in February. The name  Tactical Paradise  appealed to my sense of humor and  quickly became my favorite FRN podcast. I knew the Off Road Podcast would be great and  you haven't let me down. (I really like the hiking/backpacking stories, too)

I have a TJ Rubicon and I'm considering taking a LCOG approach to achieve a little extra clearance (fender modifications to run 35" tires and a tummy tuck). From an engineering standpoint I like the idea of maintaining stock suspension geometry but I feel inclined to add longer springs, etc. to also increase wheel travel. I would like to hear y'all's thoughts on this.  I'm in Tennessee and don't plan on doing any extreme rock crawling, just a little extra clearance for these deep mud holes while maintaining a road friendly manner that anyone could handle.

Also, I'm looking for an optic for my AR-15. If I do this I could possibly carry my ACOG in my LCOG haha.  Clint

Greg Says: Rokmen.com

I need your advice to pick out a new set of tires for my FJ. I commute and hunt on a lease with sandy/loamy top soil w/red clay underneath. Its a 4x4. I want to try to pick a tire with more off-road capabilities than highway.

Hi Greg,

See the story about the copter crash on the Rubicon yet? Sounds like they all survived  with moderate injuries, 2 walked away.

Helicopter down on Rubicon Trail

Good episode on wheels, I could probably be talked into leaving an Itunes comment if you could find me a set of AEV Pintlers in the Silver finish. The trick here is I want the 5 x 4.5 for an LJ, not the 5 x 5 they are making now in the JK pattern.

So far so good on the Offroad podcast. You have a new JK and your brother a new Dodge, damn ballers.......podcasting must be pretty lucrative.  Larry

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Main Topic: Jeepers and Jeep Jamboree

http://www.jeepersjamboree.com/

62nd Annual Jeepers Jamboree

4 Day - July 24-27, 2014

3 Day - July 25-27, 2014

36th Annual Jeep Jamboree

3 Day - August 1-3, 2014

Jeepers Jamboree 4 Day trip is $385 per person

Jeepers Jamboree 3 Day trips are $350 per person

Jeep Jamboree 3 day trip is $350 per person

16 & under to 10 years $300 per person

Benefits and thoughts of the Jamboree?

Trip Reports: None

Outro:

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ORP 002 - Surviving on the Back Country Trails

Jeffs-Dodge
Jeffs-Dodge

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me again today is my not so lovely co host Jeff Bakken...This is the podcast for all things offroad.  Whether you're looking for Sunday jaunts on fire roads or hard core rock crawling, we will cover it all. What's up Jeff?

Listener Feedback:

Loved the off road podcast. It's good to hear some more like minded guys talking rigs. And if you ever get down to Arizona, let me know. Will

Thanks Greg and Jeff for the awesome debut of your new podcast.

I am looking forward to this podcast as I just purchased a 2014 JK Unlimited Sport. I put a Rugged Ridge 2" hitch on it so I could load my Thule Apex bike rack on the back. Today I'm waiting for the Fed Ex man to show up with my Console Vault so I can stow my Glock 30S when I can't carry it in the politician's designated areas.

I would like to upgrade the wheels and tires to make it a Mall-Crawler/G.O.O.D. vehicle. I'm not r eady to off-road it as I have 75 more monthly payments and Wife would not be happy.

Here's my question, can I put 12/33's on it without having to lift it? I really want the 12/35's but I know I would have to lift it 3-5 inches.

One more question, if I do decide on the 35ers, what's the best lift kit to keep that factory drivability? I love the TeraFlex videos but what do you know about their quality.

Thanks again and I look forward to the next podcast.

-Dug of Chicago

Hey, I listened to the new pilot episode for the 4x4 podcast. I liked it, looking forward to hearing more in depth info on it.  I am going to tell a good friend about it, he use to own a 4wd shop locally and I think he will like it.

Chad

Hey guys,

I'm listening to the Off Road Podcast as I write this, and I want to let you know that it's got my vote.

I'm actually in Placer County, very close to where the guys live, so I can relate to everything they're talking about. In fact, I recently put a nice "badge of honor" on my Nissan Titan, while trying to maneuver my way to Eagle Lakes, in the Fordyce area.

Keep up the good work, and make this show happen!

Thanks, Freeman

Hey I shoot with JW and he got me hooked on the podcast, i enjoyed the offroad podcast and i have owned 12 or more jeeps, mostly XJs and willys trucks, and i currently have a deuce and a half m35a2 and a CJ5 i have looking like a military jeep and I mount a 1919A4 on, a nice combination of a love of wheeling and guns! If you want someone to talk about deuce's on the show hit me up. I’m getting ready to bob mine and i have done a lot to it already.

Main Topic:  What Do I need to Survive in the Back Country

Nevada woman rescued by brother after becoming trapped in Sierra Nevada Mountains with boyfriend for six days What’s the bare essentials?

Tell someone where you're going and when you expect to be back.

That’s the joy of a club.

Water, spare, working tools to use the spare...food, blanket, cell phone.

Fireroad exploring:

Rock Crawling:  Tow Strap,

Trip Reports:  Rubicon by Jeff

Outro:

Um...We don’t have much set up at this time, but if you would like to get a hold of us, Email offroadpodcast@gmail.com