Finishing the Rubicon Trail and on to Truckee, CA – Ultimate Adventure 2016

Part 4 of Ultimate Adventure 2016. Once camp is made, the shenanigans invariably begin. After a long, hard day on the trail there’s nothing better than cooking dinner over an open campfire, relaxing in your tent, and watching your buddy’s face as he realizes you’ve wired his horn into his ‘fridge thermostat control. Okay, we didn’t do the horn trick (this year at least) but thanks to our early start on Day 4 we had camp set up with enough daylight left to bust out the water balloon cannon and some fun party tricks. Day 5 began with T-cases in Low Range and hubs locked – just the way we like it. We re-entered the trail from Buck Island Lake on the way to Big Sluice. And man, was it torn up. Ground up sheetmetal, snapped brake lines, and some other broken parts and field fix opportunities were our reward for a great day on the trail. Straight through Rubicon Springs with a little history lesson on our way up the off-camber, cliffhanging Cadillac Hill. Man, the fullsize Super Duty and Chevy trucks really enjoyed that! With the Rubicon behind us we made it more or less unscathed to our night’s stop in Truckee, CA. But one of our rigs wouldn’t be able to continue. Check the next episode to see who. For more action, videos, pictures check out www.4wor-ua.com. Catch the entire week of 2016 Ultimate Adventure on the Motor Trend Channel December 12th through December 16th with a new video premiering each day! Event coverage and photos at: http://www.fourwheeler.com/ultimate-adventure Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/posts?pageId=100891287385348545068 Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.4wheeloffroad.com/

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Check-In & First Day Of ‘Wheeling’ – Part One of Ultimate Adventure 2015!

Whether Cro-Magnon Man or four-wheeling fiend, humans have, since the dawn of time searched out adventure to test their fortitude and endurance. Our near constant search for extreme 4x4 based adventure is what inspired Petersen’s 4 Wheel & Off-Road’s yearly summer gathering known as the Ultimate Adventure. This trip of epic proportions has led readers, aftermarket advertisers, a support crew of cronies and the magazine staff to off-road venues around the country for the past 16 years and is the pinnacle of off-road road-trips. This expedition combines long-distance road driving, hard-core wheeling, camping, exploring, comradery, vehicular failure and trailside repair, plus new for 2015, canoeing!?. This year’s UA had a summer camp (for adults) vibe and all campers were happy despite a few late nights and daily heavy rain.(it rained A LOT!) In the past we’ve waited months to show you a limited number of photos of the fun and action we have had on the UA in our monthly publication. Today will start in the beginning with shots of the check in and safety inspection and then our first off-road day of UA 2015 where we tore up the trails at Powerline Park in St. Clairsville, Ohio. For more action, videos, pictures check out www.4wor-ua.com. Catch the entire week of 2015 Ultimate Adventure on the Motor Trend Channel November 16th through November 20th with a new video premiering each day! Event coverage and photos at: http://www.fourwheeler.com/ultimate-adventure/ Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.4wheeloffroad.com/

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Mad Maxxis and its Cummins 5.0 Liter V8 – Dirt Every Day Extra

On this episode of Dirt Every Day Extra, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle share how they decided to put the Cummins Diesel 5.0 V8 in the famous Mad Maxxis. The “best” worst idea that worked out better than ever! Steve Sanders from Cummins explains what he had packaged to help Williams and Chappelle through this wild and challenging project. https://www.motortrendondemand.com/subscribe/freetrial/?bnr=organic:bnr:yt:dede:ep256_fr_de:link:na:mtod

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2017 Mercedes-AMG S65 vs. 2017 Bentley Continental GT Black Edition — Head 2 Head Ep. 84

On this episode of Head 2 Head presented by Tire Rack (http://www.tirerack.com), we bring in the big guns! Each of these convertibles costs more than a quarter-million dollars, seats four people, and has a twin-turbocharged, 12-cylinder engine. This is the first time in 45 years Mercedes-Benz has made an S-Class convertible, but can the Mercedes brand compete with a Bentley? Then again, the Continental is loosely based on a decade-old Volkswagen Group architecture. MOTOR TREND Senior Features Editors Jason Cammisa and Jonny Lieberman head to New York City and then out into the fall leaves to figure out which is the best big convertible. Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsAegdhiYLEoaFGuJFVrqFQ?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & https://www.facebook.com/head2headshow Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/head2headshow Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/posts Instagram - head2headshow Website - http://www.motortrend.com

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Muscle Truck Revamp on a 1974 Chevrolet C10! – Hot Rod Garage Ep. 5

On this episode of Hot Rod Garage Presented by Lincoln Tech we revamp the Muscle Truck, our 1974 Chevrolet C10. In episode 28 of Roadkill we ripped the stepside fenders off the bed and cut the front sheet metal to make room for aggressive off-road rubber so that we could roost through the Imperial Sand Dunes. The fenderless version of the Muscle Truck was fun but it’s high time we restore the truck to her former glory. We’ll replace the rapidly deteriorating particle board bed floor with new oak slats and bolt-on a new pair of aftermarket front fenders. We’ll also add a bit of functionality to the truck by covering the massive step notch in the rear frame rails with sheet metal, which will keep stuff from falling out of the bed. As usual, Finnegan and Freiburger will answer viewer questions pulled from our Facebook page and Lincoln Tech instructors and students will drop a bit of knowledge in a HOT ROD Garage appears every fourth Thursday on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HOTRODGarageShow, http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google + - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com

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GM A-Body Suspension Upgrades on a 1969 El Camino! – Hot Rod Garage Ep. 10

On this episode Hot Rod Garage Presented by Lincoln Tech we revamp the suspension on our 1969 Chevy El Camino to turn this lowly hauler into a real corner-carver. The crew from Ridetech not only helped swap out the old mismatched suspension and steering components, but gave us a couple of shock-tuning tricks. The Elco received new triple-adjustable dampers, front and rear sway bars, adjustable control arms, and coilover shocks at all four-corners. We’ve also got new tech tips from Lincoln Tech and AC Delco and a brand-new question and answer session with Freiburger and Finnegan. HOT ROD Garage appears every fourth Thursday on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HOTRODGarageShow, http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google + - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/posts Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com

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Urban Wheeling at the Toledo Jeep Factory – Dirt Every Day Ep. 60

When Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to go four-wheeling at the site of the 75-year-old Jeep factory in Toledo, Ohio, they bundle up and head east. With just three days to construct a concrete crawler, they decide to build a new JK Wrangler Unlimited to dominate urban obstacles on this episode of Dirt Every Day. Check out Spicer Parts (http://www.spicerparts.com) to see some of the products Fred installed in this episode. Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & https://www.facebook.com/DirtEveryDay Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+motortrend/p... Website - http://www.motortrend.com Spicer Parts - http://www.spicerparts.com

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