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Off Road Podcast 354 – Trail Breakdowns

This episode of the Off Road Podcast is Sponsored by WARN, Medical Gear Outfitters, and Colby Valve.

Tonight, Aaron takes a number, Jeremy does nothing, & Ben does some Macgyvering.

Welcome to the off-road podcast. A podcast about everything off-road. We cover the news, review products, and interview people in the off road industry.  Your hosts tonight are Aaron, Jeremy and my name is Ben.  Welcome to the show.

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Jeremy – Nothing. I drove a golf cart. Cart path only

Aaron – Went Camping at the coast in a numbered campground. Fed a deer jelly beans.

Ben – Fixed family cars and installed a radio. Worked a little on my solar generator 2.0.  Drove across the state.

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News brought to you by Colby Valve

  • Autoblog – F-150 Raptor breaks mans back
    • Front suspension system notably offers 14 inches of travel
    • Truck’s owner, who goes by Caz
    • Raptor rapidly approaching a jump, catching a good amount of air, and landing on four wheels
    • I aimed for 60 [mph] but it may have gotten beyond that as I wasn’t looking at the speedometer
    • Smooth jump but unfortunately I landed a perfect pancake
    • Doctors repaired his vertebra with two rods and six screws
    • Truck is fine but he isn’t
    • He wasn’t the only off-roader that landed in the hospital with a back injury. He added that the driver who hit the same jump at about the same speed in an identical truck right after his run was hospitalized with a fractured spine as well.
  • Inside EVs – Jeep Magneto 2.0
    • 625 hp and 825 lb-ft
    • 70-kilowatt-hour battery pack, comprised of four different cells that are spread out for better weight distribution
    • Six-speed manual transmission sourced from a Charger Hellcat
    • Dropped first gear ratio from 5.13 to 3.36
    • Rock-Trac transfer case to give the Magneto optimal torque at all four wheels
    • Dana front and rear axles and massive King coilover shocks
    • Wheelbase is 12 inches longer than the standard two-door JL, and it rolls on 40-inch rubber
    • Low-end torque and negotiating tricky rock formations
    • Clutch works only to move the shift knob between gears, otherwise, it doesn’t serve much of a purpose. And with so much available torque, you could feasibly start the Magneto in any gear to get it off the line
    • Magento’s brake regen worked better than any of those that I’ve tested. And with the added benefit of recouping range in the wild, it’s a true win-win scenario.

Main Topic powered by WARN  

Dead battery

Steering box

Roll over

Driveshaft broken

Broken window

Flat tire

Broken wheel

Valve Stem

Frame damage

Broken cv axle

Broken Axle

Leaking radiator

Leaking gas tank

Punctured oil pan

Brake lines

Tie rod

Broken mount (Shock, spring, control arm)

Manual Hub

Broken leaf pack

Loose bolts falling out

Closing Statements

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Don’t Forget to visit Patriot Patch and join the patch of the month club. Check out our Gaia affiliate link for up to 40% off. Also, don’t forget to head over to Warn, Medical Gear Outfitters, and Colby Valve to see all their great gear. We are a proud part of the firearms radio network. Got a question or comment?  Send it to us through our webpage at firearmsradio.net or through our social media channels by searching for Off Road Podcast.  Also, you can listen to us live at overlandradio.com Mondays at 7pm Pacific.  When offroad please remember to have fun, tread lightly, be safe and courteous. Thanks for listening.