Welcome to the Pathmaker Productions Blog, I'm just a guy that loves offroading, I own the Nissan Pathmaker and shoot offroad video and photos for a living. Come check out all the projects in the Pathmaker Speed Shop, all the crazy local back country wheeling and some of the largest offroad competitions on the planet like King of the Hammers, World Extreme Rock Crawling, Trail Hero, Dirt RIOT and more!

Pathmaker Speed Shop - Feb 2018 Projects - Dana300 Teardown

February 24, 2018
After a few weeks of the Pathmaker sitting and me searching high and low for a local Dana 300, by local I mean, on Vancouver Island, because everything else has a ferry t...
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Project CheapFinder Part 3

February 17, 2018
After a couple trips out shopping for Pathy's I finally struck gold. A buddy of mine sent me a fresh facebook link of a black 1994 3L XE Pathy with a 5spd, for $300! I in...
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Project CheapFinder Part 2

February 10, 2018
Project CheapFinder - Shopping Part 2 So after a bust on our first shopping trip it was time to hop back in the truck and go out to look at a few more potential Projec...
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Project CheapFinder Part 1

February 07, 2018
Project CheapFinder - Part 1 With a request from Mrs.Pathmaker for a new windshield in the rig I've decided that its time to pick up the cheapest Pathfinder possible t...
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Pathmaker Speed Shop - Rock Lights

January 24, 2018
In the last post I was working on wiring up my new ammo can but was waiting on some rocklights to show up in the mail. After a long slow boat from China my "rock lights"...
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Pathmaker Speed Shop - AmmoCan console

January 17, 2018
Pathmaker Speed Shop - Jan 2018 projects - AmmoCan Console The Pathmaker is still broken and awaiting a new dana 300 so I decided to get down to some lingering projects.
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Pathmaker Speed Shop - Jan 2018 Projects - Bumpstops and GoPro rollbar

January 10, 2018
So after breaking the Pathmaker a few weeks ago while out wheeling (See here for the post) and working on sourcing a new dana 300 I've had a bit of down time in the shop...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Frogstompers ToyDrive Dec 2017

December 20, 2017
Brought the Pathmaker out to the Frogstompers Toydrive, where your entry costs $20+a Toy which gets donated to the local First Nations Band that are owners of the land wh...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Dec 2017 Update

December 16, 2017
I had the Pathmaker out at the Frogstompers Funday Toydrive in Dec 2017 and decided I should do an updated blog post just to go over where my rig sits now, as compare to...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Part 11 - Shakedown Run

November 15, 2017
It was time to roll it out of the shop and do a little photo shoot with the fresh unpainted cage. This would be the last time I ever saw it looking so fresh and so clean...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Part 10 - Exo-Cage time!

November 01, 2017
In one of my previous posts about installing the full hydro steering I mentioned that I had picked up a brand new JD2 Bender and fabbed up a mount so I could bend all the...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Part 9 - Fuel System and Exhaust

October 25, 2017
Now that the Pathmaker is sitting down on its own axles again it was time to deal with some of the odds and ends still left to do including the fuel system, rerouting the...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Part 8 - Full Hydro Steering

October 18, 2017
What a fantastic pile of goodies I got! I had to head up to NorthWest Fabworks to grab my NWF Hydro Steering Arms, as well as my Full PSC Hydro Steering setup. I went wit...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Part 7 - Front Axle Placement

October 11, 2017
After getting the "easy" rear axle together and placed it was time to figure out the rest of my front axle. In one of my past posts I built the front cross member out of...
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The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build - Part 6 - Flatbelly and the BBQ

October 04, 2017
Now its time to bust out the grinders and welder again and get back into the heavy metal fab....and heavy is the way it turned out! I had pulled the 3" body lift out of m...
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