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Off Road Podcast 372 – How to Choose YOUR Off Road Kit

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

Tonight, Aaron tests his generator, Jeremy can’t wheel his jeep, & Ben gets more crap

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.

The week in review is brought to you by Medical gear outfitters

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Jeremy – Can’t drive the jeep

Aaron – Finished roof & started siding.  Mandatory power outage.

Ben – now has project grandpa jeep 

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News brought to you by Colby Valve

  • Rivian gets Camp Mode
    • Battery save deep sleep mode
    • Levels the vehicle with its 6.5 inches of vertical travel
    • Internal displays shut off
    • Internal flood lights in mirrors help illuminate camp
    • Rivians already come with a detachable speaker that doubles as a lantern or flashlight
    • Rivan has put on many things to woo the overland community including training class with offroad instructors
  • Cnet – Jeep Recon
    • Full electric
    • Non removable top can fully open
    • Removable doors
    • 2024
    • Off-road capability is expected thanks to Selec-Terrain traction management 
    • Electronically locking axles
    • Wagonner S and Avenger overseas

Main Topic powered by WARN  

How to Choose YOUR Off Road Kit

  • Types of off-roading determine the type of gear
    • Forest service gravel trails
    • OHV park trails
    • Mud holes
    • Snow wheeling
    • Destination wheeling
    • Rock crawling
    • Mall crawling
  • How long are you going
  • What risks are there going to be
  • Alone or with someone
  • Cell coverage or satellite communicator
  • How much food/water do you need
  • Common tools with variants
    • Shovels
      • Snow, Sand, Dirt, and Rock
      • Wood or metal handle
      • Long, short, folding
    • Straps
      • Kinetic (Bubba rope)
      • Static (tow strap)
      • Ratchet
    • Jack
      • Jack base
      • Bottle, floor, exhaust, HI-Lift
    • Winch
      • Shackles
        • Soft or D ring/Bow
      • Line damper
      • Extension
      • Snatch block
      • Tree saver
      • Bridle
      • Land anchor
      • Winch line repair kit
    • Recovery points
      • OEM
      • Hitch shackle
      • Aftermarket bumper
    • Traction boards
    • Tire needs
      • Spare tire
      • Air compressor
      • CO2 tank
      • Tire repair kit
      • Air down tool
      • Colby Valves
    • Do you need a ______?
      • Chainsaw
      • Axe
    • First Aid kit
    • Gloves
    • Tool kit
    • Spare fuel
    • Spare fluids
    • Spare parts
    • Communications
      • CB
      • Ham
      • GMRS
      • FRS

Closing Statements

Thanks everyone who listens to us weekly and also to those who watch us live on YouTube.  We really appreciate you.  Please share us with your friends and help us grow.  God bless America!
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