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Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 2

[XT2012-02]

Expedition travelers journey well off the beaten path, searching for adventure in the far corners of the world. Our expedition WJ receives heavy-duty bumpers, winch, and hydraulic steering. Plus: we visit the Dixie Run, a festival dedicated to the Jeep.

Expedition travelers journey well off the beaten path, searching for adventure in the far corners of the world. Our expedition WJ receives heavy-duty bumpers, winch, and hydraulic steering. Plus: we visit the Dixie Run, a festival dedicated to the Jeep.

Rusty's Off Road

256-442-0607

  • Custom tubular/plate front bumper with winch mount, black powder coated, WJ

  • Custom tubular/plate rear bumper with D-rings, black powder coated, WJ

  • Superwinch, LP8500, 8,500 lb., Hawse Fairlead, Power In/Out, 12 V, 5/16 in. x 94 ft. Cable, Each |

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Hayes Brake Controllers

800-892-2676

  • Genesis trailer brake controller

Tom Wood's Drive Shafts

877-497-4238

  • Slip Yoke Eliminator (SYE) fixed yoke kit, short shaft kit or tail shaft conversion.

Loctite

800-LOCTITE

Rod End Supply

800-284-2902

  • Heavy duty shank steering rod end, 5/8 x 3/4-16

PSC Motorsports

817-270-0102

  • '95-02 Jeep, Extreme Duty Cylinder Assist Kit

Reese Htiches

800-521-0510

  • Trailer Hitch, Class III, 2 in., Square Tube, Black Powdercoated, Each |

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'13 Jeep JK "Magnaflow JK"

This 2013 Jeep JK just begs for heavy duty upgrades! We make it trail-ready with 3" of lift, complete body armor, Magnaflow exhaust, and more!

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Project: MF JK Part 1

[XT2013-11]

With a plethora of aftermarket upgrades available, the Jeep JK has tons of hardcore off-road potential! We upgrade ours with capable body protection, a set of heavy duty axle assemblies, and flow-through Magnaflow exhaust!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Project: MF JK Part 1

Project: MF JK Part 2

[XT2013-12]

Now that our JK's got the parts to perform, we'll give it rugged good looks: a sleek, gunmetal finish, suspension seats, stainless steel roof rack, and a hard-hitting sound system. Then we'll see if our ride is ready for the coming zombie apocalypse!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Project: MF JK Part 2

'99 Toyota "Trekking Tacoma"

This 1999 Toyota Tacoma can be a very capable expedition rig with some planning and the right upgrades.

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Trekking Tacoma Part 1

[XT2013-04]

We're rebuilding our Toyota Tacoma from the ground up, making it a 100% self-contained expedition vehicle. The foundation: a comprehensive suspension upgrade, including a solid front axle, heavy duty leaf springs, and all-terrain tires.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Trekking Tacoma Part 1

Trekking Tacoma Part 2 / Easter Jeep Safari

[XT2013-06]

We outfit our Toyota for adventure, with solar battery panels, a rooftop tent, serious body protection -all the items that make an expedition vehicle, an expedition vehicle! Plus: a trip to Moab, for the Easter Jeep Safari.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Trekking Tacoma Part 2 / Easter Jeep Safari

Trekking Tacoma Part 3

[XT2013-09]

Our expedition-ready Tacoma receives an air compressor, heated shower, and more...but what can this rig handle on the trail? With the IFS replaced by a solid axle, and all the amenities you could want, our Tacoma is ready for the long haul!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Trekking Tacoma Part 3

2-Car Garage Crawler

With only a welder and some common shop tools, we put together a buggy built in a 2-car garage setup.

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2-Car Garage Crawler Part 1 / Inside the Rock Crawler

[XT2012-18]

You want to build your own tube buggy, but you don't have a garage full of fabrication gear. We've got a solution: a DIY chassis kit. With a welder and some basic tools, you can build a trail-ready tube chassis. Plus: insane hill-climb action!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) 2-Car Garage Crawler Part 1 / Inside the Rock Crawler

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 2 / Hudlow Axles

[XT2013-01]

Our "tube chassis in a box" needs some axles! Using only basic hand tools and a welder, we'll fabricate a wicked front axle from two bargain junkyard housings. Plus: we visit Hudlow Axle, to get some handmade shafts for our custom creation.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) 2-Car Garage Crawler Part 2 / Hudlow Axles

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 3 / Southeast Tough Truck Challenge

[XT2013-05]

Our budget-friendly, ready-made rock crawler project continues, with a 5.3L salvage yard engine and link suspension. Plus: start-to-finish coverage from the SETTC, one of the most demanding hill climb events around!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) 2-Car Garage Crawler Part 3 / Southeast Tough Truck Challenge

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 4 / Driveway Rescue Project 2

[XT2013-07]

It's down to the details on our "buggy in a box" build! 42" tires, air struts, and full hydraulic steering bring our crawler closer to the trail. Plus: what's the perfect wedding gift for a wheelin' husband? Find out, on this week's Driveway Rescue.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) 2-Car Garage Crawler Part 4 / Driveway Rescue Project 2

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 5 / Streetwerkz Powder Coating

[XT2013-08]

We ready our rig's drivetrain for hardcore wheeling, including an upgraded Turbo 400 transmission, and an NP205 transfer case with enhanced low-range capability for steep hills. Plus: a look at the latest in powdercoating technology!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) 2-Car Garage Crawler Part 5 / Streetwerkz Powder Coating

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 3

[XT2013-10]

Final assembly of our buggy-in-a-box begins with gears and lockers, high-steer knuckles, and all the essential off-road accessories. Plus: we drop by a viewer's house to help out on his project, on this week's Driveway Rescue.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) 2-Car Garage Crawler Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 3

'07 Chevy 2500HD Silverado "Chase Truck"

Xtreme 4x4 changes its boring 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500HD into a chase truck to support desert racing!

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Chase Truck Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 2

[XT2012-10]

The race car gets all the glory, but the chase truck does the heavy lifting! We focus on the rig that hauls the racer to the starting line and provides the repair & recovery needed to cross the finish line. Plus, our TJ gets an easy roll cage upgrade.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Chase Truck Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 2

Chase Truck Part 2

[XT2012-12]

Our 2500 HD chase truck project continues, with power-adders for the engine: a cold air kit, methanol injection system, programmer, and more. Once it's fully loaded, we'll test the Chevy's abilities in the passing lane!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Chase Truck Part 2

'97 Ford F-150 "Half-Price Raptor"

So you want the performance of the Ford Raptor, without the price? Xtreme 4x4, designs a 1997 Ford F-150 that competes with the Raptor...at half the cost!

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Half-Price Raptor Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 1

[XT2012-08]

The Ford Raptor earned its esteemed reputation with a powerful motor, top-notch suspension, and sleek styling lines. But high-tech comes at a high price. Our plan: take a 1997 F150, and design a rig to compete with the Raptor...for half the cost!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Half-Price Raptor Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 1

Half-Price Raptor Part 2

[XT2012-09]

Our F-150 build continues, with a massive front end upgrade: extended control arms, a re-geared IFS, and hardcore bypass shocks. Plus - 37" AT's for ground clearance and control. This rig's suspension will absorb anything the trail throws our way!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Half-Price Raptor Part 2

Half-Price Raptor Part 3 / Jeep Speed Up Close

[XT2012-16]

To perform like a Raptor, our F-150 needs a stronger engine. Today, we'll bottle up some Lightning, with a budget-friendly junkyard find. Plus: a detailed breakdown of the major components of the Jeep Speed racer.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Half-Price Raptor Part 3 / Jeep Speed Up Close

Half-Price Raptor Part 4 / Jeep TJ Part 5

[XT2012-17]

OK, we've upgraded our F-150 to handle and accelerate like the Raptor, but it still LOOKS like an old pickup truck. We've got a plan to take care of that! Plus: the finishing touch on our TJ project... suspension seats for long days on the rocks.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Half-Price Raptor Part 4 / Jeep TJ Part 5

Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier

[XT2013-02]

Our F-150 update rolls on, with a supercharged 5.4L bringing the boom! We'll update the electronics to handle our V-8 and reuse some key components to save money. Plus: high-stakes racing at the East Coast King of the Hammers Qualifier!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier

'03 Jeep "Expedition" Grand Cherokee

Some hardcore offroad upgrades transformed our 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee into an Expedition SUV... ready for long-distance adventures!

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Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part I

[XT2011-17]

Expedition trucks travel to some truly remote and scenic places, carrying all the provisions for food, water, and shelter. We begin our Jeep WJ Expedition project with updated suspension and axles. Plus, we take an expedition trailer on the trail.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part I

Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 2

[XT2012-02]

Expedition travelers journey well off the beaten path, searching for adventure in the far corners of the world. Our expedition WJ receives heavy-duty bumpers, winch, and hydraulic steering. Plus: we visit the Dixie Run, a festival dedicated to the Jeep.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 2

Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 3

[XT2012-04]

The Grand Cherokee gets the last of its upgrades, and then our journey begins! We take our Jeep on a weekend wheeling trip, complete with overnight camping. From hauling gear to the campsite-to handling rocky dirt roads and trails- our WJ does it all!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 3

Blog Buggy Project

We chose the chassis, but you choose the rest! From engine to axles, suspension to stereo-we fill our rig with parts voted on by our viewers!

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Blog Buggy Part 1

[XT2011-12]

Viewer designed, Xtreme built! Thousands of viewers took the online poll to help us build our new buggy. Starting with a pre-made chassis, we use the poll results and begin a one of a kind Crawler! Plus, our Cherokee gets an upgraded transfer case.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Blog Buggy Part 1

Blog Buggy Part 2 / Low Dollar Wheeler 5

[XT2011-13]

Your wish is our command! The Blog Buggy continues, based on the results of our viewer poll. We add a custom-fabricated engine guard, winh, gas tank, radiator and more! Plus, we paint our Low Dollar Cherokee on a truly tight budget: 25!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Blog Buggy Part 2 / Low Dollar Wheeler 5

Blog Buggy Part 3

[XT2011-19]

We are rounding the corner on the Blog Buggy! The viewer's choice crawler gets hydraulic steering, seats, lights, and more. Our rig is almost ready to wheel! Plus, we examine which type of fluid line works best for your specific application.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Blog Buggy Part 3

Blog Buggy Part 4

[XT2012-03]

The Blog Buggy returns-or at least its engine! You chose a "vintage" 5.3L small block, but Ian has some plans to improve this junkyard find. Camshaft and valve train upgrades grab us 100 more ponies, but the real power comes from a custom turbo setup!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Blog Buggy Part 4

Blog Buggy Part 5

[XT2012-06]

Using our Blog Buggy as an example, we take you step-by-step through the process of "skinning", or making body panels for a tube buggy. We'll cover the correct materials to use, and show you the advantages of several metal cutting methods.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Blog Buggy Part 5

Blog Buggy Part 6

[XT2012-07]

The rock crawler our viewers designed is complete! Today, we turn the final wrench on the Blog Buggy, and take it on the tallest, toughest boulders we can find. Plus: we outfit our Expedition WJ with a cost-conscious rooftop tent.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Blog Buggy Part 6

'69 International Scout 4x4

Xtreme 4x4 takes this classic 1969 International Scout and turns it into a modern dual purpose rig.

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'69 International Scout Part 1

[XT2009-06]

This classic truck is turned into a modern dual-purpose rig with V-8 swap, lift, rear 4 link and more. International Harvester is said to have created America's first SUV when the Scout 80 was introduced in 1961. Now these vintage 4x4's are highly sought after as collectibles. We build our own with spring over axle, heavy duty axles, and with the help of a donor truck's V8 we'll keep it mostly IH to satisfy the purists!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part 1

'69 International Scout Part II

[XT2009-09]

Classic truck returns with step-by-step gear install, teardown of stock V8, plus introduce flex fuel conv. They were said to be the first true SUV, now Scouts are highly collectible and great trail trucks. Also in this episode, transmission and transfer case will be planned out, as well as plan the conversion of the the gasoline motor to run on Flex Fuel!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part II

'69 International Scout Part III - W.E.Rock Geo Tracker

[XT2009-12]

America's 1st SUV the IH Scout continues its modern transformation, keeping a "cornbinder" at heart. The 345 V8 we snagged out of a Scout II gets rebuilt and mated to more reliable transmission and ultimate transfer case. Plus a Geo Tracker rock crawler!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part III -  W.E.Rock Geo Tracker

'69 International Scout Part IV "Roll Cage Tech" Rock Racing Profile: Levi Shirley

[XT2009-17]

The Scout 800A gets a roll cage today. Everything from design, which material to choose along with bending, cutting, notching techniques. We'll hit the XRRA trail and meet 16 yr old rock racer Levi Shirley's on his way to being the next Shannon Campbell.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part IV "Roll Cage Tech" Rock Racing Profile: Levi Shirley

'69 International Scout Part V - Transmission & Winch Rebuild

[XT2009-21]

Our popular Scout returns to the shop for two popular rebuilds. Why throw away a used transmission and pulling winch when you can rebuild them yourself! We'll gut a 700R4 automatic trans and a popular winch in order to make both good as new.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part V -  Transmission & Winch Rebuild

'69 International Scout Part VI - Springs, Brake, Fuel System

[XT2010-01]

Our IH Scout build continues with exhaust, fuel system, & new suspension. Smaller coil springs are in order to lower the truck's center of gravity. A brake kit provides stopping power. Plus, we'll show you some cool extras to be the envy on the trail.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part VI - Springs, Brake, Fuel System

'69 International Scout Part VII - Wiring Basics, Gauges, Schematics, Troubleshooting

[XT2010-03]

Wiring a truck can be a daunting task. Ian breaks it down from layout, schematic diagrams, to actual wiring of our IH Scout. Ignition, gauges, lights, plus simple circuits explained, plus how to turn a conventional alternator into a single wire setup.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part VII - Wiring Basics, Gauges, Schematics, Troubleshooting

'69 International Scout Part VI - E85 Tune - Plus Street and Trail Payoff!

[XT2010-11]

Our Scout is buttoned up in this final episode. Fuel injection pros show us how to tune the EFI on our 345 small block, then afterwards, we take to the street in a performance test. Find out how our cornbinder performs off road also in a hardcore test.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) '69 International Scout Part VI - E85 Tune - Plus Street and Trail Payoff!

'03 "Dual Purpose" Jeep TJ

Xtreme 4x4 started out with a wrecked 2003 TJ and ended up with the ultimate trail rig!

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Dual Purpose TJ Part I - Scott Taylor CORR Profile

[XT2008-07]

When Jeep discontinued their popular TJ, it didn't discourage off roaders from gobbling up this multi use vehicle from used car lots and junk yards. Today, Jessi and Ian find their own for the ultimate transformation. Body stretch kit, 4 speed transfer case, rolling on 38's, are just a few of the mods. Plus in our event of the week, CORR racing from Primm, Nevada and a look into the 30 year career of Skyjacker race team driver, Scott Taylor.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Dual Purpose TJ Part I - Scott Taylor CORR Profile

Dual Purpose TJ Part II

[XT2008-08]

The Jeep TJ is out of production, but that doesn't mean its out of the minds of 4 wheel enthusiasts! In part two of our dual purpose TJ project, the transformation of Ian and Jessi's 2003 junk yard find continues with a whole host of aftermarket Jeep upgrades including Dana 44 axles, coil over shocks, and a host of goodies from Quadratec. Plus, Jessi provides a useful tech tip to make transmission service a lot easier.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Dual Purpose TJ Part II

Dual Purpose TJ Part III

[XT2008-09]

In Part III of our ultimate on road/off road TJ our build team continues their transformation of this wrecking yard Jeep by installing axles, suspension and mounting the wheels and tires, plus adding a bunch of goodies like tube doors, soft top and more cool stuff from Quadratec. And in our event of the week, we go behind the scenes at World Extreme Rock Crawling where the father son team of Jim and Cody Waggoner mix it up on the course in more ways than one! Having your dad be your spotter can make for some interesting moments!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Dual Purpose TJ Part III

Dual Purpose TJ Part IV - Mickey Thompson Tuff Truck Series

[XT2008-16]

In part four of our 2003 TJ build, our scrap yard Jeep gets treated to a 5.7 liter 50 state legal Hemi engine swap! All the questions about this popular build will be answered including wiring, exhaust, emissions, and exactly how to get this dual purpose Jeep tagged and licensed for the street, including California! Plus, we'll head to the Indianapolis 4 Wheel Jamboree and the Mickey Thompson Tuff Truck series and follow one bare bones competitor - Sonny Dohrmund - vying for the championship, without big money sponsorship.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Dual Purpose TJ Part IV - Mickey Thompson Tuff Truck Series

Dual Purpose TJ Part V / Female Rock Crawler - Nicole Johnson

[XT2008-17]

In part five, the rest of the drive line in our dual purpose 2003 junkyard TJ is tended to, including transfer case, U joints, brakelines, cooling, shifter and more. All custom aftermarket applications that you can tailor to your Jeep build up. And after this episode, this Jeep will be ready for the highway and for the trail.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Dual Purpose TJ Part V / Female Rock Crawler - Nicole Johnson

Dual Purpose TJ Part VI - Payoff!

[XT2008-21]

The final installment of our junkyard TJ will recap this popular Jeep build up. From when it rolled into our shop as an insurance write off and began its transformation into the ultimate street legal, trail ready off road truck. From the solid axles to the 5.7 Hemi conversion, we'll see this machine get emissions tested, hit the highway, then tackle the trails. And while on the trial, smart wheeling will be discussed, since this rig needs to get us home at the end of the day.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Dual Purpose TJ Part VI - Payoff!

'85 Suzuki Samurai

Xtreme 4x4 goes green with their 1985 Suzuki Samurai build, converting a diesel burner to run on French fry grease!

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Samurai Part I - W.E.ROCK III

[XT2007-20]

Part one of our Suzuki Samurai tin top build, where a daily driver is transformed into a pint-sized hardcore 4x4. First Toyota axles are installed front and rear, along with a custom four link suspension. A build like this can be done on a budget, and our team keeps the costs low. Plus in our event of the week, we head to Las Vegas to see how competition drivers cut their teeth in the stock mod class before they hit rock crawling's elite.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Samurai Part I - W.E.ROCK III

Samurai Part II - MOAB II

[XT2007-21]

Part two of our Samurai build up includes tearing into the body big time! Now you can back-half a Suzuki and tube the rear, or you can try and keep the structure intact. That's what we're going to do along with an exoskeleton. Check out our welding tips in this episode also. In our travels, we check out the famous Moab Rim Trail in Utah.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Samurai Part II - MOAB II

Green Samurai Part III - Finale

[XT2008-03]

With the world going "green" the Xtreme Team is doing their part in the off road community by giving the Suzuki Samurai a veggie oil fuel conversion. That's right, waste vegetable oil will fuel this killer off road mini-monster with a VW turbo diesel powerplant. Final touches are made including details on converting a diesel burner to run on French fry grease!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Green Samurai Part III - Finale

Green Samurai Returns!

[XT2011-08]

The Green Samurai fun buggy returns for a list of drivetrain upgrades, including new gears, lockers, axle housings and more.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Green Samurai Returns!

Aluminum Samurai Part I

[XT2012-01]

After its second rebuild, our Suzuki Samurai was almost perfect! But why stop at "almost"? The Sammy begins a new phase, with increased suspension travel and a lower center-of-gravity thanks to a handmade double-rail frame.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Aluminum Samurai Part I

Aluminum Samurai Part 2

[XT2012-05]

With a total project weight of 2500 lbs. as our goal, the completely redesigned Suzuki receives an ultra lightweight aluminum body. Plus, we add a stock hood and mildly-modified windshield frame, to help retain that Samurai look.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Aluminum Samurai Part 2

Aluminum Samurai Part 3 / Jeep TJ Part 3

[XT2012-13]

Do it yourself is the phrase of the day for our aluminum-bodied Samurai: hand-built doors, a custom cooling system, and a two-tone paint job will make our "Zuk" stand out in the crowd! Plus: a complete suspension and driveline upgrade for our Jeep TJ.

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Aluminum Samurai Part 3 / Jeep TJ Part 3

Aluminum Samurai Part 4: Zuwharrie Trail Ride

[XT2012-15]

Each year, hundreds of devoted Suzuki fans gather at the Zuwharrie Trail Ride in North Carolina. This time, we crash the party with our aluminum-tubbed, turbocharged Samurai, to find out just how well our "Zuk" compares to the competition!

Watch This Episode (Thumbnail image) Aluminum Samurai Part 4: Zuwharrie Trail Ride
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