ORP 020 - Greg's Garage and More SEMA

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me is 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. Episode 20!!!

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I have an engine question for you guys. A Chevy 350 or a 454? My project is a 1985 K5 blazer that has a 350 in it but it burns oil. Should I replace it with a 350 rebuild or a very mildly performance built 454? I have access to both for very cheap. The plans with the rig are an everyday driver and weekend trail rig. Behind the engine is a SM465 transmission, not sure if that will sway your information one way or the other. Thanks guys and keep up the good work!

Nick

Hi guys,

Found your show a couple weeks ago and really enjoy listening to the topics yall discuss.  I would like to hear yall discuss suspension styles/setups between a traditional trail-bound 4x4/jeep/rock crawler/etc VS the “Trucks Gone Wild” homebuilt monster trucks style that seems to be growing in popularity.

I would also like to hear yall discuss the fancy custom suspensions popping up on ATV’s and side-x-sides over the last couple of years, but that may be a little too far off topic for your show.

Keep up the podcast, really enjoy listening.

Thanks,

Scott

Enjoying the podcast! Bought my very first jeep a few months back a 2000 tj 5 speed, haven't had anytime to get on some trails yet but was wondering if you could give any info on trail riding over obstacles with a manual it is my first manual so looking for any advice or techniques you could share thanks

-DAN cedar springs Mi

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Main Topic: Greg’s Garage

More new SEMA products

Dynatrac XD60 XD60 and Ball Joints

Teraflex 60 Tera 60r

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ORP 018 - What's New?

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me is 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. Episode 18!!!

What's up Jeff?

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Hey Guys,

I'm really enjoying the show! I've laughed to myself about half a dozen times during the week thinking about Greg having to get out of the truck to show the officer his license. Haha!

I'm not sure if you guys have actually purchased auto parts off of amazon. I have, a ton, and you can find some KILLER bargains. I've been inside my suburban engine for the last week and I keep finding things to replace. I just realized my distributors screw hole was split out and I need that on top of the cap and rotor. The cap, rotor alone were about $75 from Advance auto locally. The cheapest distributor they have is about $175. I just ordered the same distributor with cap and rotor off of Amazon for $75 total! I've seen this case many times. Another Pro tip is to look in the used section. You can find open box specials from "Amazon Warehouse" deals. Sometimes these are customer returns, sometimes warehouse damage ect. I've probably purchased about 2-3 dozen warehouse deals and only once had an issue. Same great return policy as new stuff, btw. I recently got 2 performance drilled and slotted rotors with ceramic pads for $100 total via Amazon Warehouse deals... Probably worth mentioning in the amazon spot on the show...

Thanks for all you do, keep up the great work!

Thank You,

Jake Challand

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Main Topic: What’s New??

Sema Nov. 4th-7th

NEW Dynatrac Brake System

JK HD Replacement Ball Joint

TeraFlex Product Highlight: HD JK Replacement Ball Joint Kit

Toyota Control Arm Package

BFG calls T/A KO2 'toughest ever' A/T tire

Dana 60 JK Rear Bolt In Axle Assembly (Full Float)

Dana 60 JK Front Bolt In Axle Assembly

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ORP 017 - Trail Etiquette

Welcome to the Off Road Podcast!!  I am your host Greg Bakken and joining me is 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.   Episode 17!!!

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Trailing Arm From Ruff Stuff

TJ Lock-n-Load Upper Control Arm For Radius Suspension From MetalCloak

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Main Topic: Trail Etiquette  

Breakdowns

Built rig

Trail capable

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