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Crawler Hauler

1986 Toyota Pickup gets a solid axle swap and a 4-link

The Industrial Depot - Fasteners, Hardware, and Shop Supplies

Spring Hanger Kit, Hanger kit allows of hanging of leaf springs on 1986-1995 Toyota Pickups and 4Runners
Super Flex Front Leaf Springs

4-Link, Kit, Universal


Seasons

Field Tests Galore
2014 | Episode 23
Ian shows off his low-buck projects with final payoffs from a $5k compact 4x4 pickup to his dirt cheap rally car.

Veteran XJ: Deep Gears
2014 | Episode 22
Military tribute Jeep gets deep gear treatment with how-to install an Atlas transfer and re-gear front and rear differentials.

Veteran XJ: Size Matters
2014 | Episode 21
Military team stretches a Jeep Cherokee chassis 9" with 4 link sub-frames for ultimate rock rig tribute.

Hocus Focus: How to Rally Cross
2014 | Episode 20
To get better results at rally racing, you can invest in your car...or invest in yourself! Today on Xtreme Off-Road, that's exactly what we do! With three days of intense training at one of the nations premiere rally racing schools. Plus we'll drop some race ready rubber onto our Hocus Focus.

Rock Bouncer Returns
2014 | Episode 19
Ian completes Lambo-style rock racer dropping 700 horse Big Block Chevy into powder-coated chassis.

King of the Hammers Special
2014 | Episode 18
155 ULTRA4 racers battle through 194 miles of punishing desert and rocks at the 2014 KOH championship.

Ultimate UTV
2014 | Episode 17
How to transform a stock RZR side by side into the ultimate UTV with trick suspension and accessories.

Rock Bouncer: Rock Race Axles
2014 | Episode 16
How-to build bomb-proof axles with custom trusses, spools, and giant shafts to conquer extreme rock bouncer races.

Project Hocus Focus: Roll Cage
2014 | Episode 15
How-to design, bend, and weld up a sanctioned roll cage for our low-buck rally race. Plus: remote air bag tech.

Big Rig Ram Diesel Complete
2014 | Episode 14
Ian finishes "Project Big Rig Ram" with a semi-inspired stacked exhaust system, a performance tuner and power side steps.

Big Rig Ram Diesel
2014 | Episode 13
More lift and more rubber: Ian transforms a new Ram 2500 Cummins diesel with a BDS lift and a dual-rear wheel conversion.

Rock Bouncer Rolling
2014 | Episode 12
The Raging Bull Rock Bouncer goes off the frame-building jig and onto a set of 43" tires as we finish up fabrication on our 700+ HP beast!

Project: Hocus Focus
2014 | Episode 11
Budget off-road Ford Focus project gets prepped for low-buck rally racing with an engine tuneup, intake, and brakes.

Crawler Hauler: 4 Link & Airbags
2014 | Episode 10
Ian stretches the wheelbase of "Crawler Hauler" with a custom 4 link rear suspension and air bags to lower the bed for loading.

Rock Bouncer IBS Install
2014 | Episode 09
Big block "Rock Bouncer" gets high dollar internal bypass shock system while "Hocus Focus" gets a low-buck suspension.

How to Fab a Flat Bed
2014 | Episode 08
Ian shows how to layout and weld up a flat bed from scratch and he introduces a new low-buck off-road rally car project: "Hocus Focus"

Dirt Cheap Locker Upgrade
2014 | Episode 07
Ian installs a new Eaton locker/spool plus new rear springs and LED off-road lights in this round Dirt Cheap Fun tech.

Exo-Skeleton Cage
2014 | Episode 06
Ian shows how to layout, cut, bend and weld an exo-cage plus cheap paint tops and how-to install fiberglass fenders and hood.

Cummins Diesel Swap
2014 | Episode 05
Crawler Hauler gets Cummins diesel swap.

Beefier T Case
2014 | Episode 04
How-to strengthen a transfer case and how-to install leaf springs, lift blocks and a throttle body EFI.

Crawler Hauler
2014 | Episode 03
Ian announces project Crawler Hauler, an Isuzu flatbed that will haul 4x4s. He also installs a solid axle and 4 link rear to the "Dirt Cheap Fun Toyota and shows how to wire you garage for a 220V welder.

Dirt Cheap Fun Part 1
2014 | Episode 02
Ian finds and starts transforming a wasted junkyard Toyota pickup on a budget. The goal, from rebuilding the 4 banger to finished project - no more than $5k.

Rock Bouncer
2014 | Episode 01
Ian builds a radical rock racer from scratch fabricating a Lambo-style chassis on his frame table.

Project: Buckin' Bronco
Season 2016, Episode 02

A set of body panels and some steel tubing are the foundation of an ULTRA4-inspired race truck with classic Bronco style!


Skinning the Buckin’ Bronco
Season 2016, Episode 06

Fresh sheet metal will make our Buckin’ Bronco desert racer look like the classic ’66 Ford. Plus: Our 1981 diesel pickup gets beefy drive shafts on the cheap!


Buckin’ Bronco
Season 2016, Episode 10

Our desert racer gets seats and safety belts designed for maximum comfort and safety. Plus, a custom welding cart that holds everything you need!


Buckin’ Bronco Back Half
Season 2016, Episode 14

Our Coyote-powered desert racer project continues, as we prep the chassis for a high-tech suspension setup.



Discount Datsun
Season 2016, Episode 01

Starting with an ’81 Datsun diesel pickup and a $10k budget, we’ll build a capable, one-of-a-kind rock crawler


Discount Datsun Part II
Season 2016, Episode 03

Our diesel pickup receives a 4-link suspension, DIY beadlocks, and aggressive 42” tires


Discount Datsun Shocks
Season 2016, Episode 05

Our 1981 diesel pickup gets 14” air shocks on all four corners, giving us plenty of articulation on the trail. Plus: an oxy-fuel torch can save you time when welding thick metal.


Discount Datsun On the Trail
Season 2016, Episode 07

Our $10k budget build flexes its muscle on the trail! You don’t have to have a big budget for big fun!



Sgt Savage: Part I
Season 2015, Episode 19

Ian and industry volunteers transform a daily driver TJ into a hardcore off-road rig for an injured Marine.


Sgt Savage: Part II
Season 2015, Episode 20

Ian and team continue their Jeep build for an injured veteran with modified frame, 4 1/2" radius arm suspension and 35" tires.


Sgt Savage: Part III
Season 2015, Episode 21

Our military TJ goes to boot camp, getting aluminum body armor… then Ian gives Lance Corporal Curtin the keys to his tricked out rig



Project - LockJaw
Season 2015, Episode 06

Rare 45 year old Kaiser military Jeep gets junkyard rebuild bobbing the bed and locking the axles


Lock Jaw: Hemi
Season 2015, Episode 09

Ian tears down and refreshes a junkyard 5.7L Hemi for his '68 military Kaiser Jeep off-road rat rod


Lock Jaw: Final Prep
Season 2015, Episode 11

Ian wraps up his junkyard military Jeep fabricating a custom stainless exhaust and plumbing the fuel system


Lock Jaw: Cage Fight
Season 2015, Episode 12

Ian bullet-proofs his rusted out M715 Jeep building the ultimate driver cage using a high tech tubing bender


Lock Jaw: Moab or Bust
Season 2015, Episode 13

Ian finishes his Kaiser 4WD just in time to baptize the junkyard recovery Jeep on the red rocks of Moab, Utah



WD40 Specialist Jeep - Chassis
Season 2015, Episode 01

Vintage YJ gets transformed into radical trail rig with custom 4 link tube chassis, aluminum body and LS V8.


WD40 Specialist Jeep - Driveline
Season 2015, Episode 02

Extreme YJ project gets fuel injection, big axles, air lockers plus a new racing transfer case and 42" tires.


WD40 Specialist Jeep - Payoff
Season 2015, Episode 07

Ian buttons up his hard-core Jeep trail rig and gives this trick YJ a serious shake down in the rough



Rock Bouncer Rolling
Season 2014, Episode 12

The Raging Bull Rock Bouncer goes off the frame-building jig and onto a set of 43" tires as we finish up fabrication on our 700+ HP beast!


Big Rig Ram Diesel
Season 2014, Episode 13

More lift and more rubber: Ian transforms a new Ram 2500 Cummins diesel with a BDS lift and a dual-rear wheel conversion.



How to Fab a Flat Bed
Season 2014, Episode 08

Ian shows how to layout and weld up a flat bed from scratch and he introduces a new low-buck off-road rally car project: "Hocus Focus"


Rock Bouncer IBS Install
Season 2014, Episode 09

Big block "Rock Bouncer" gets high dollar internal bypass shock system while "Hocus Focus" gets a low-buck suspension.


Project: Hocus Focus
Season 2014, Episode 11

Budget off-road Ford Focus project gets prepped for low-buck rally racing with an engine tuneup, intake, and brakes.



Crawler Hauler
Season 2014, Episode 03

Ian announces project Crawler Hauler, an Isuzu flatbed that will haul 4x4s. He also installs a solid axle and 4 link rear to the "Dirt Cheap Fun Toyota and shows how to wire you garage for a 220V welder.


Beefier T Case
Season 2014, Episode 04

How-to strengthen a transfer case and how-to install leaf springs, lift blocks and a throttle body EFI.


Cummins Diesel Swap
Season 2014, Episode 05

Crawler Hauler gets Cummins diesel swap.


How to Fab a Flat Bed
Season 2014, Episode 08

Ian shows how to layout and weld up a flat bed from scratch and he introduces a new low-buck off-road rally car project: "Hocus Focus"


Crawler Hauler: 4 Link & Airbags
Season 2014, Episode 10

Ian stretches the wheelbase of "Crawler Hauler" with a custom 4 link rear suspension and air bags to lower the bed for loading.


Project: Hocus Focus
Season 2014, Episode 11

Budget off-road Ford Focus project gets prepped for low-buck rally racing with an engine tuneup, intake, and brakes.



Dirt Cheap Fun Part 1
Season 2014, Episode 02

Ian finds and starts transforming a wasted junkyard Toyota pickup on a budget. The goal, from rebuilding the 4 banger to finished project - no more than $5k.


Dirt Cheap Locker Upgrade
Season 2014, Episode 07

Ian installs a new Eaton locker/spool plus new rear springs and LED off-road lights in this round Dirt Cheap Fun tech.


Crawler Hauler
Season 2014, Episode 03

Ian announces project Crawler Hauler, an Isuzu flatbed that will haul 4x4s. He also installs a solid axle and 4 link rear to the "Dirt Cheap Fun Toyota and shows how to wire you garage for a 220V welder.


Beefier T Case
Season 2014, Episode 04

How-to strengthen a transfer case and how-to install leaf springs, lift blocks and a throttle body EFI.


Cummins Diesel Swap
Season 2014, Episode 05

Crawler Hauler gets Cummins diesel swap.


Exo-Skeleton Cage
Season 2014, Episode 06

Ian shows how to layout, cut, bend and weld an exo-cage plus cheap paint tops and how-to install fiberglass fenders and hood.



Rock Bouncer
Season 2014, Episode 01

Ian builds a radical rock racer from scratch fabricating a Lambo-style chassis on his frame table.


Rock Bouncer IBS Install
Season 2014, Episode 09

Big block "Rock Bouncer" gets high dollar internal bypass shock system while "Hocus Focus" gets a low-buck suspension.


Rock Bouncer Rolling
Season 2014, Episode 12

The Raging Bull Rock Bouncer goes off the frame-building jig and onto a set of 43" tires as we finish up fabrication on our 700+ HP beast!


Rock Bouncer: Rock Race Axles
Season 2014, Episode 16

How-to build bomb-proof axles with custom trusses, spools, and giant shafts to conquer extreme rock bouncer races.


Rock Bouncer Returns
Season 2014, Episode 19

Ian completes Lambo-style rock racer dropping 700 horse Big Block Chevy into powder-coated chassis.


Raging Bull Rock Bouncer
Season 2015, Episode 17

Ian finishes radical rock bouncer with massive 40-spline shafts to handle 700-HP big-block


4x4 Mayhem
Season 2015, Episode 18

Ian gets down and dirty as the Raging Bull rock bouncer rolls out on a full-throttle, hard-hitting field test


Running with the Bull
Season 2015, Episode 23

Ultimate trail test for Project Raging Bull as our homemade rock bouncer kills hills.



Rock Bouncer
Season 2014, Episode 01

Ian builds a radical rock racer from scratch fabricating a Lambo-style chassis on his frame table.


Exo-Skeleton Cage
Season 2014, Episode 06

Ian shows how to layout, cut, bend and weld an exo-cage plus cheap paint tops and how-to install fiberglass fenders and hood.


Crawler Hauler: 4 Link & Airbags
Season 2014, Episode 10

Ian stretches the wheelbase of "Crawler Hauler" with a custom 4 link rear suspension and air bags to lower the bed for loading.


Dirt Cheap Fun Part 1
Season 2014, Episode 02

Ian finds and starts transforming a wasted junkyard Toyota pickup on a budget. The goal, from rebuilding the 4 banger to finished project - no more than $5k.


Rock Bouncer IBS Install
Season 2014, Episode 09

Big block "Rock Bouncer" gets high dollar internal bypass shock system while "Hocus Focus" gets a low-buck suspension.


Rock Bouncer Rolling
Season 2014, Episode 12

The Raging Bull Rock Bouncer goes off the frame-building jig and onto a set of 43" tires as we finish up fabrication on our 700+ HP beast!


Big Rig Ram Diesel
Season 2014, Episode 13

More lift and more rubber: Ian transforms a new Ram 2500 Cummins diesel with a BDS lift and a dual-rear wheel conversion.




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