Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build – Part 2

Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build – Part 2

The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build – Part 2 – De-Bracketry

After finally buying a house in the red-hot housing market of 2008 as a 24 year old the finances were tight as you can imagine. The house came with a carport and I had the carpentry skills to build a small but serviceable shop that would let me finally start my SAS Continue reading →

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Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build – Part 1

Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build – Part 1

The Nissan Pathmaker OneTon SAS Build – Part 1 – Origins

After 17 years of owning my truck as of this writing I figure it was time to go back and post up some of my Nissan knowledge for those that are just getting into the small world of heavily modified Nissans. Continue reading →

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Frogstompers Funday June 2017

Frogstompers Funday June 2017

Frogstompers Funday June 2017

Went out for another Funday at Frogstompers OHV Park in East Sooke, BC. This time I climbed out from behind the camera and into the drivers seat of my own rig, The Pathmaker. Continue reading →

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How to mount a tire with ether

How to mount a tire with ether

How to mount a tire with Ether

If you do a lot of wheeling you’ve probably blown tire bead at some point. This video is going back a long time now (2008) and I like to feel we have learned a bit since that time but when you’re in the middle of a rockcrawling competition and you need to get a big tire back on the rim in the woods the best option is still always using Ether. Continue reading →

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Bush Cup Rockcrawling Event 2017

Bush Cup Rockcrawling Event 2017

Bush Cup Rockcrawling Event 2017

Went out on May long weekend for an old school style “Bush Cup” Event. Very few rules and just a good excuse for a bunch of crazy guys to get together and push their rigs harder than they should. Continue reading →

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Newt Trail Exploring 2017

Newt Trail Exploring 2017

Newt Trail Wheeling 2017

Went out for a bit of trail wheeling, clearing and exploring on the Newt Trail for the upcoming Bush Cup so of course we had to run some of the lines. Continue reading →

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Mercedes Rock Buggy Shakedown Run

Mercedes Rock Buggy Shakedown Run

Mercedes Rock Buggy “MogStang” Shakedown Run

Got a call from a buddy to come out and film his shakedown run with his new buggy. This of course was only 4 days before he heads 2000 miles to Utah for a 4×4 trip! Continue reading →

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Mild Moab Toyota’s

Mild Moab Toyota’s

Mild Moab in the Toyota’s

After many trips to Moab in the buggies and the rock crawlers, it was time to do things differently. Instead of spending an entire day to climb three miles up some crazy canyon this trip was about Moab Rock crawling Toyota’s and low-difficulty expedition-style wheeling.  Continue reading →

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Backcountry Trail Wheelin March 2017

Backcountry Trail Wheelin March 2017

Backcountry Trail Wheelin March 2017

Took the Pathmaker out for its first Trail Wheelin trip of the year with a couple of the local guys in their Toyota’s and Suzuki’s.  Continue reading →

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EMB Memorial Buggy Shakedown Run

EMB Memorial Buggy Shakedown Run

EMB Memorial Buggy Shakedown Run

Our good friend Erick McBride passed away in Oct 2007. At the time he had most of the parts for a buggy and big plans. It took us a lot longer than planned but it’s finally out on the trail. This was the first real shakedown run in the EMB Memorial Buggy. Continue reading →

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Idaho X-Rocks 2015 Write up

Idaho X-Rocks 2015 Write up

Idaho X-Rocks

Idaho X-Rocks is a relatively new competition on the race circuit with 3 events taking place outside of Nampa, ID in 2015. The third and final event was held over 2 days in Mid-August with the first  course being set up in the sideyard of Idaho X-Rocks co-founder Continue reading →

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Ultra4 Glen Helen 2015

Ultra4 Glen Helen 2015

Ultra4 Glen Helen 2015

Race day is upon us and there is Ultra4 action scheduled all day! The morning started off with prelims for the UTV main event this afternoon. Crazy action for the UTVs since those hills and holes and jumps are awfully huge when you’re in such a small vehicle. Continue reading →

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