Easter Jeep Safari began last Saturday, bringing wheelers in from around the world to this unique 9-day event. This premiere 4×4 event consists mostly of daylong trail riding trips departing out of Moab, Utah. The event host, Red Rock 4-Wheelers Inc., is one of the local four-wheel drive clubs located in Moab. With as many as 1,000 registered off-roaders, participants relish the opportunity to climb the picturesque backdrop Utah has to offer.
Archives for March 2018
Meet Nate Murphy, the mastermind behind the popular YouTube video with over 8 million views, “How to convert a Van in to an Off-Grid Camper in 17 Days!” This avid outdoorsman converts a Ford Transit into a camper van in only 17 days to support his multi-year climbing trip around the world! The feedback and success of his video inspired the creation of his blog “Nate Murphy’s Van Conversion Guide,” which provides tips and tricks of how to DIY van conversion and downloadable eBook that only costs about as much as a cup of coffee. This eBook includes step-by-step decision-making materials, component specs, supplies, pricing, electronic diagrams, and other tips for ways to improve your next build. [Read more…] about How to Convert a Van in to an Off-Grid Camper in 17 Days!
The Spring Festival of LX’s reigns as the hottest mopar enthusiast gathering of the year! Based out of Southern California, the first meeting of the LX enthusiasts consisted of only 4 vehicles in 2004. At the time, LX first referred to the then-new rear-wheel drive vehicle platform for the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Magnum. In 2006, the Dodge Charger was added. Now, Spring Festival uses the LX designation to include later models such as the LC (Dodge Challenger) and LD (Dodge Charger).
This year, VIAIR attended the 2018 Unlimited Off Road Show in Ft. Worth, Texas! More than 250 Jeep, truck, UTV, buggy and off-road performance companies from across the country showed off their latest products and custom vehicles. Located at the Texas Motor Speedway, this venue holds the eighth-highest attendance record (212,585) among sporting venues in the world.
In 2012 Lone Star Throwdown began as a small truck gathering in Conroe, Texas with 600 vehicles but has now grown into what many in the automotive community consider to be the World’s Best Truck Show! This one-of-a-kind custom show attracts air suspension and off-road enthusiasts, builders, and major celebrities in the automotive scene. This, plus the over 2,000 custom vehicles competing for sought-after awards, makes it one of Texas’ leading automotive events of the year! Show promoters Lonnie Ford, Todd Hendrex, Jarrod Dunahoo, and Phil Cholette work tirelessly all year long leading up to the show, and we certainly saw the fruit of their labor when VIAIR attended the show.