Overlanding – Travel

Recent Articles #1

The Ford Bronco Camper
The Ford Bronco Camper

The Ford Bronco Camper

Filed in Ford Bronco, Overlanding - Travel by on February 16, 2017 • views: 2523

There are many truck campers out there to fit in to a typical truck bed. The problem is that you have to exit the truck, to get in to the camper. You could buy a van based Sportsmobile, but they’re expensive. And depending the country you’re in….they may be very hard to come by. A […]

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Recent Articles #2

Ford F-550 EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicle
ord F-550 EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicle

Ford F-550 EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicle

Filed in Overlanding - Travel by on February 13, 2017 • views: 664

If you love the outdoors, and you love to travel, the ultimate travel vehicle would be the EarthRoamer Xpedition vehicle based on the Ford F-550 platform. According to EarthRoamer: EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicles (XVs) offers capability, comfort, quality and convenience unmatched by typical Recreational Vehicle (RVs). An EarthRoamer XV is a compact, energy efficient, solar powered […]

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2000-2004 Ford / Chinook Baja 4×4 RV
2000-2004 Ford / Chinook Baja 4x4 RV

2000-2004 Ford / Chinook Baja 4×4 RV

Filed in Overlanding - Travel by on February 13, 2017 • views: 3561

(Scroll down for more photos) Anyone serious about having a camping vehicle capable of traveling offroad is familiar with the the Earthroamer RV’s and Sportmobile camper vans. Here’s one that is pretty cool looking, but not as commonly known: From 2000-2004, Chinook RV, a division of Trail Wagons Inc, offered a Baja 4×4 RV. The […]

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Sportsmobile – Living In A Van
Sportsmobile - Living In A Van

Sportsmobile – Living In A Van

Filed in Overlanding - Travel by on February 13, 2017 • views: 1216

This article is about living in a van, or maybe better titled, ‘Economical Living in an Econoline’. Some of you older Saturday Night Live (SNL) fans may remember Chris Farley in his skit as Matt Foley – Motivational Speaker, talking about living in a van down by the river. Although funny, it doesn’t necessarily mean […]

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The Ford Pygmy & GPW views: 48

(Ford Pygmy Prototype) As World War II was breaking out in Europe, the United States Army was rushing to come up with a light reconnaissance vehicle, small weapons carrier, and personnel transport that would replace automobiles and motorcycles with sidecars. The requirements for this new vehicle would be: Weight not to exceed 1200 pounds (increased to […]

Aaron Kaufman – New Shop – Website – Fun Hundred Run views: 552

We reported to you back in April (click HERE) that Aaron Kaufman was leaving Gas Monkey Garage (Fast & Loud), and starting his own business specializing in Ford F-100’s. Well, true to his word, he’s getting things together and now has a website up promoting his business – Arclight Fabrication. Aaron’s new site has an […]

Fabtech 2017 F-250 Super Duty views: 254

Ford truck enthusiasts having been waiting for the blue oval to release it’s latest version of its Super Duty. The new design offers a lightweight aluminum body that sheds hundreds of pounds, along with a stronger frame. The driveline was upgraded to handle the increase in power and torque (over 900 ft-lbs) of the 6.7L […]

Old Smokey 1949 Ford F1 views: 901

Why’s this rusted Ford F1 built by Chuckles Garage out of Santa Rosa, California, so great? Maybe it’s due to its 1,200-horsepower and 2,000 lb-ft of torque powerplant consisting of 5.9 L Cummins inline-six diesel engine, Nitrous Express NXD diesel nitrous system, and Industrial Injection Silver Bullet 66 mm and Big Brother Schwitzer Series 91 […]