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SubUrban Gorilla Part IX - Pro Truck Series Legend Rod Hall

Workhorse trailer winch, trailer mounted winch to assist in loading "dead" vehicles onto trailer.

Heavy Duty fabricated skid plates, provide the ultimate protection for gearsets when off road.

Recovery Tank. For "tapping" into closed loop cooling systems or systems that the radiator is not the highest point in the system.

"0" Guage multistrand wire, delivers high current without excessive voltage drop to items that draw large amounts of amperage.

New Process 205 1350 output yokes. Provides everything needed to comvert 205 transfer case to 1350 U-Joint outputs on both front and rear shafts.

Universal speed sensor kit. Provides 40 tooth reluctor ring and speed sensor pickup for vehicles not equipped with electronic speed sensing.

Fully balanced 3" Driveshafts.

Quarter Stick Shifter, 700R4 wuaterstick with piston grip handle provides positive shift gate as well as reverse lockouts.

Steering U-Joints and double D shafts. Allows for custom steering linkage to be created to route through compex engine compartments.

Universal air filter for 4" tube.

Chrommolly axle shafts, and hardened 4.56 gears.

Hummer H2 big brake kit, 16" rotor and matching 6 piston caliper modified to fit Dana 60 axle and rear 14 Bolt. Provides maximum braking ability due it's larger rotor diameter as well as the increased pressure from the multiple piston calipers.

Air operated lockers that repalce the stock carrier assembly, and provide true full lock on both front and rear axles, witht eh flip of a switch.


Seasons

Dirt Sports Baja Charity Run Special!
2007 | Episode 23
In this special edition of Xtreme 4x4, Ian and Jessi take you to Baja California for the running of the 39th annual Baja 1000. We follow three build teams who, along with Dirt Sports Magazine decided to put charity above competition. Three Stories from the Heart documents the experiences of the Full House race team from LA County Fire Station 116 and their class 11 bug, Herzog Racing's Pro Truck, and the Dirt Sports Project Elf class 11.

Cheap Jeep Returns
2007 | Episode 22
One of our favorite budget projects returns for beefier axles. See how a Ford 9" and a Dana 44 turn a competent crawler into a trail monster! Plus, there's more to a Truck Fest than just monster trucks and bikini contests! Watch our crew give away almost $10,000 of free stuff at the inaugural 4 Wheel Parts - 4 Wheel Drive Hardware Truck and Jeep Fest in Canfield, OH!

Samurai Part II - MOAB II
2007 | Episode 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.

Samurai Part I - W.E.ROCK III
2007 | Episode 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.

CORR Part IV - Extreme Rhino Racing
2007 | Episode 19
In part four of our CORR Pro II race truck project, we'll build up of our killer 700+ horsepower 434 small block. Plus, Rhinos aren't just for deer hunting anymore. We're off to SOCAL for the latest craze - UTV Cross, where stock utility vehicles are pumped up and taken the the motocross track to race!

Twin Toyota Part II - Trail Payoff
2007 | Episode 18
Final installment of the '91 Toyota mini truck transformation into a off-road mini beast! SAS, new suspension, small block V8, gearing set up tips, and an awesome trail payoff are all showcased!

Twin Toyota Part I - TUCSON II TRAIL DUST DAYS
2007 | Episode 17
In this unique build, our team will design and build a '91 Toyota mini truck for Xtreme off road capability. Solid axle swap, bob and dove tail the rear end are just a few how-to elements to this episode. Plus, it's off to Arizona for the Tucson Trail Dust Days trail run, and Jessi returns from her long absence.

Hybrid 609 Axle Build - MOAB I
2007 | Episode 16
It's the latest idea in off road axles: combining the benefits of the Ford 9 inch and the strong Dana 60. Ian takes us through step by step, on how to plan, measure and build this bulletproof axle combination. And in our event of the week, we're off to Moab's Jeep Safari, and some of it's hardest most legendary trails.

SubUrban Gorilla Part X - Tow/Trail/Recovery Payoff - Aussie W.E.ROCK
2007 | Episode 15
With the ultimate tow rig and trailer built, there's only one thing to do... test it on the highway, and on the trail! Plus, Australia's best crawlers come to Las Vegas to show W.E.ROCK how it's done.

CORR Pro II Trophy Truck - Part 3
2007 | Episode 14
The Pro 2 trophy truck gets its high-end suspension today, along with a full hydraulic steering setup. Plus we go through the absolute shop necessities you'll need to start your own fabrication shop.

Rockwell Rebuild - Bottom Drawer Buggy Payoff 2
2007 | Episode 13
The Bottom Drawer Buggy gets new axles when dual Rockwells are shaved, reduction housings modified, and pinion brakes are installed. Then this budget tube buggy is taken out for one of our most hardcore payoffs ever!

CORR Pro II Trophy Truck - Part 2
2007 | Episode 12
The Pro 2 race truck build begins, as safety measures are discussed along with detailed roll cage design, gussets, and most importantly brakes. Plus.. short course endurance off road racing from Central Illinois.

SubUrban Gorilla Part IX - Pro Truck Series Legend Rod Hall
2007 | Episode 11
The true finale of this ultimate trail/tow vehicle when our team buttons up the little things, then takes this beast and its gooseneck trailer out for its inaugural run. Plus, in off road circles, Rod Hall is a legend. See how this father and grandfather is passing his passion and legacy along to his family.

JK Stage II Payoff - Mud Racing: Young Guns vs. Old Timers
2007 | Episode 10
Jeep's new 4 door Wrangler gets part II of our makeover, followed by an Xtreme trail test at a local off road park. Plus, Pennsylvania is known for two things... cheese steaks and mud running! See how the young guns take on their gray-haired counterparts at Muddy Run Raceway.

Jeep Speed II - Pro Truck Series: Staats Family
2007 | Episode 09
Ian and Jessi continue in part II to take their '95 Jeep Cherokee XJ and transform it into a spec class Baja racer. These buggies run Best in the Desert, and SCORE competitions. New rear end... GPS gauges, off road lights, everything you need to head into the desert. Also, a look into the Pro Truck class and the Steve Staats family of racing siblings.

CORR Pro II Trophy Truck Part 1 - Track Tech, Chula Vista, CA
2007 | Episode 08
Xtreme teams with the CORR series to build their own Pro II trophy truck! Tony Vanillo, America's premier builder provides the chassis, and we do the rest! This will be part one of a step by step building adventure, utilizing the world's top off-road technology in a series that cannot be missed! Plus in an Xtreme exclusive, highlights of the Jason Baldwin Memorial Cup winner take all race. Also featured... how track conditions affect CORR teams choice of tires before a race.

Cheap Jeep Returns / Ultimate Axle Show! - Top Shop Challenge
2007 | Episode 07
Xtreme's most popular build to date - the Cheap Jeep (1982 Jeep CJ) returns. And the last remaining weak link is upgraded in the form of beefier and stronger off-road axles. Plus, axle tech - everything you wanted to know about axles will be discussed in this show. And in our event of the week, some top off-road shop teams compete in a Midwest challenge to determine the best of the best in this two part "Top Shop Challenge"!

JK Wrangler Dual Build - Camp Jeep
2007 | Episode 06
This is a first, when our team builds the same truck twice - the new popular 4-door Jeep Wrangler! In stage 1, we turn an already capable JK to an even better on & off road trail rig. Stage 2 - we go hardcore, bigger lift, axles, and more - to make this hot new Jeep a dedicated trail monster! Plus in our event of the week, we're off to Camp Jeep in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin where Jeepers from all over come to gush over their beloved vehicles!

FJ Cruiser II Payoff / Saggin' Wagon IV - Tucson, AZ trails
2007 | Episode 05
Two decades apart, and vastly different our '85 Landcruiser and '07 FJ Cruiser are readied for the trail. See how full air lockers and an off road lift improves Toyota's new FJ in the field in this hardcore payoff. And in our event of the week - they don't call it Axle Alley for nothing. We're off to the Arizona desert and one of the West's most bone crushing trails.

FJ Cruiser I / Saggin' Wagon III - Casey Illinois Endurance Race
2007 | Episode 04
What is old is new again, when Ian and Jessi make a true trail truck out of the new Toyota FJ with 6 coil overs, beadlocks, lockers and more. Then their back-halved Saggin' Wagon Land Cruiser is finished off. Plus, 3 hours non-stop through the woods, rivers, jumps are what Casey Illinois endurance racing is all about! Even the eventual winner breaks down before the finish line!

Kelderman 2008 F250 Superduty / W.E.ROCK World Championship - Las Vegas
2007 | Episode 03
The first ever airbag kit for the '08 Super Duty is installed, along with a trick custom audio/video system to give you street guys your "fix". Plus... Henderson, Nevada was on the global stage with the W.E.ROCK World Championships, and Xtreme 4x4 was there!

Bottom Drawer Buggy Finale / CORR Carl Renezeder Profile - Chula Vista, CA
2007 | Episode 02
The Bottom Drawer Buggy is finished up in this episode and taken out on the trail. Tech includes custom 4 link design along with rear wheel steering. And on the CORR track, no one has made more trips to the podium in the last 10 years than Carl Renezeder. This champion Pro 4 driver with his rig and team are profiled.

Bottom Drawer Buggy Part II - Ian Johnson Mud Racing / Smoke Run, PA
2007 | Episode 01
Custom tube chassis building and 350 small block mods with propane injection are featured in part two of Ian and Jessi's trail rig that's built almost entirely from used parts lying around the Tech Center. Plus... fire and water don't mix when Ian burns up someone else's mud racer during a trip to the Mud Bash in Smoke Run, PA!

Project: MF JK Part 1
Season 9, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 7/13/2013

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!


Project: MF JK Part 2
Season 9, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 7/20/2013

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!



Team-Built TJ Part 1
Season 9, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 6/1/2013

When one of our viewers took us for a ride in his wobbly, lifted Jeep TJ, we told him we'd take a look at it. What he doesn't know is we're rebuilding it from the ground up, with trail-tested suspension, a powerful straight-six 4.0L and more!


Team-Built TJ Part 2
Season 9, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 6/8/2013

A nationwide team of auto techs drop by the Xtreme 4x4 shop to transform a viewer's beat-up TJ into a fully-loaded dual-purpose rig! The build continues with stainless exhaust, a custom rollcage, and high-tech axle assemblies.


Team-Built TJ Part 3
Season 9, Episode 22  —  Original Airdate 6/15/2013

We told a viewer that we'd take a look at the shaky suspension on his lifted TJ. But we called in a nationwide team of 16 auto techs from 9 shops to rebuild his ride! Today: hydraulic-assist steering, revamped electronics, and selectable lockers.


Team-Built TJ Part 4
Season 9, Episode 23  —  Original Airdate 6/22/2013

Ian and a crew of seasoned auto techs wrap up a major rebuild of one lucky viewer's Jeep TJ. We'll take him to the trail and sit him behind the wheel, for his first serious off-road adventure!



Trekking Tacoma Part 1
Season 9, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 2/9/2013

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.


Trekking Tacoma Part 2 / Easter Jeep Safari
Season 9, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 2/23/2013

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.


Trekking Tacoma Part 3
Season 9, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 6/29/2013

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!



2-Car Garage Crawler Part 1 / Inside the Rock Crawler
Season 8, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 12/8/2012

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!


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 2 / Hudlow Axles
Season 9, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/12/2013

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.


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 4 / Driveway Rescue Project 2
Season 9, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 3/2/2013

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.


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 5 / Streetwerkz Powder Coating
Season 9, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 3/9/2013

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!


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 3
Season 9, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 7/6/2013

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.


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 3 / Southeast Tough Truck Challenge
Season 9, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 2/16/2013

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!



Chase Truck Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 2
Season 8, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 7/7/2012

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.


Chase Truck Part 2
Season 8, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 8/25/2012

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!



Half-Price Raptor Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 1
Season 8, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 6/2/2012

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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 2
Season 8, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 6/16/2012

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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 3 / Jeep Speed Up Close
Season 8, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 10/20/2012

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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 4 / Jeep TJ Part 5
Season 8, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 11/10/2012

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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier
Season 9, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/19/2013

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!



Half-Price Raptor Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 1
Season 8, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 6/2/2012

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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 2
Season 8, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 6/16/2012

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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 3 / Jeep Speed Up Close
Season 8, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 10/20/2012

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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 4 / Jeep TJ Part 5
Season 8, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 11/10/2012

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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier
Season 9, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/19/2013

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!



Aluminum Samurai Part I
Season 8, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/14/2012

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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 2
Season 8, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 3/17/2012

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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 3 / Jeep TJ Part 3
Season 8, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 9/8/2012

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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 4: Zuwharrie Trail Ride
Season 8, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 10/6/2012

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!



Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part I
Season 7, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 12/3/2011

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.


Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 2
Season 8, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/28/2012

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 Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 3
Season 8, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 3/3/2012

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!



Blog Buggy Part 1
Season 7, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 7/30/2011

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.


Blog Buggy Part 2 / Low Dollar Wheeler 5
Season 7, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 8/13/2011

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!


Blog Buggy Part 3
Season 7, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 12/17/2011

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.


Blog Buggy Part 4
Season 8, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 2/18/2012

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!


Blog Buggy Part 5
Season 8, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 3/31/2012

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.


Blog Buggy Part 6
Season 8, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 5/5/2012

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.



Full Size Blazer Part 3, Low Dollar Wheeler 2
Season 7, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 4/23/2011

Our Low Dollar Wheeler Cherokee is back for tips on an easy no-cost locker. Plus our Blazer gets an engine rebuild, plus a roll cage and more.


14-Bolt Axle 101 / Low Dollar Wheeler Part 3
Season 7, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 5/21/2011

Everything you need to know about the tough, reliable (and affordable!) 14-bolt axle. We modify ours to increase ground clearance and reduce weight. We upgrade the internals, too. Front-steering and rear-engine applications are also covered.


Full-Size Blazer Part IV / Low Dollar Wheeler Part 4
Season 7, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 6/4/2011

The belly of this beast is anything but soft! We upgrade the undercarriage of our dual-purpose Blazer with a stronger transfer case and stainless steel exhaust. And underneath the shiny, new cowl-induction hood: enhanced air intake and ignition systems!


Blog Buggy Part 2 / Low Dollar Wheeler 5
Season 7, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 8/13/2011

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!


Low Dollar Wheeler Off-Road
Season 7, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 10/22/2011

The goal: turn a worn-out Jeep Cherokee into a capable trail rig. The budget: $5,000! With one eye on the pocketbook, and one eye on performance, we upgraded our suspension, drivetrain, tires and more. Today, we take our XJ out for a test run!



Full Size Blazer Part One
Season 7, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 2/5/2011

In 1988, when GM redesigned their pickups and SUV's to a more rounded-style, and for a more comfortable ride, a lot was lost in the wheeling department! We take a full-size Blazer, and rip out the independent front suspension for a D60 solid axle swap.


Full Size Blazer Part 2
Season 7, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 4/9/2011

From "maller" to "crawler!" Our '94 full size Chevy Blazer is transformed into a hardcore trail truck with beefy bumpers, winch, rear tire carrier and more. Plus how-to install radius arm front with coil over shocks and rear leaf spring suspension.


Full Size Blazer Part 3, Low Dollar Wheeler 2
Season 7, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 4/23/2011

Our Low Dollar Wheeler Cherokee is back for tips on an easy no-cost locker. Plus our Blazer gets an engine rebuild, plus a roll cage and more.


Full-Size Blazer Part IV / Low Dollar Wheeler Part 4
Season 7, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 6/4/2011

The belly of this beast is anything but soft! We upgrade the undercarriage of our dual-purpose Blazer with a stronger transfer case and stainless steel exhaust. And underneath the shiny, new cowl-induction hood: enhanced air intake and ignition systems!


Full Size Blazer Trail Ride
Season 7, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 10/1/2011

After a solid axle swap, upgraded engine, and many other improvements, our dual-purpose Blazer is ready to roll! We'll test our rig's performance on the road... and in the woods. From highways to hills, we're ready for any terrain that comes our way!



Diesel Buggy Part 1 - Step by Step Design.
Season 6, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 5/15/2010

We'll take raw tube, an idea, and a 6.6 liter turbo diesel Duramax and build one cool off road buggy, and take you thru the process of how to design from scratch. We'll turn a rough sketch into mechanical drawings and start bending and notching.


Diesel Buggy Part 2 - Dixie Trail Run
Season 6, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 9/25/2010

Our rolled tube diesel buggy is back for 20 beads for our 54's. Plus step-by-step how-to create a custom width Rockwell including reverse rotation centers for the rear engine. Plus all the action from the Southern 4 Wheel Drive Assoc. annual Dixie Run.


Diesel Buggy Part 3
Season 6, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 11/20/2010

The Curvy buggy returns for more fabrication before powder coating. Great how-to mounting tips for engine, seats, fuel cell, and battery box. Plus how to keep everything removable after it is finish welded. And details on 5 point harness seat belts.


Diesel Buggy Part 4 - Suspension, Steering
Season 7, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/15/2011

Ian and Chris adapt an IFS cantilevered racing style suspension to our curvy buggy with custom fabrication on the Rockwell axles front and rear. Plus, the buggy gets full hydraulic steering front to back with joystick control, then strip it for paint.


Diesel Buggy Part 5
Season 7, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 3/19/2011

With an "over the top" project like our Curvy Buggy, why settle for stock diesel performance? We tear apart our 6.6L Duramax and borrow pulling truck technology for a complete bottom to top end rebuild of the diesel, then get numbers off the dyno.


Diesel Buggy Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 1
Season 9, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/26/2013

After the engine in our diesel rig pulled almost 1,000 HP on the dyno, we realized we had too much truck for the trail! So we're turning it into a hardcore mud buggy! And, we'll help a viewer upgrade his driveline in our first "Driveway Rescue"!



Military 6x6 Bobbed Deuce Part I
Season 6, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 3/13/2010

33 years ago, it was a 2 ton US Military workhorse. We rescued this M530C fire truck from the scrap yard and found it could not only crush cars, but actually still pump water! Ian and Chris tear it down, and prepare to build a 4x4 deuce with a bed.


Military 6x6 Bobbed Deuce Part II
Season 6, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 4/3/2010

Our Military 6x6 is now a huge 4x4 and gets airbags and link suspension. We flip the rear hubs to match the front wheelbase, relocate the battery box, and finish up our 100% fabricated pick up bed. Plus, we'll put our fuel saving street truck on a diet!


Military 6x6 Bobbed Deuce Part III - Finale!
Season 6, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 7/31/2010

The transformation of our military fire truck to a real daily driver weekend wheeler is complete. Full DIY low buck paint job, custom exhaust stacks, battery conversion, and a trip to the trail. Plus... Fuel Saving Street Truck returns for a vacuum gauge.



Supercharged JK Part 1
Season 6, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 10/23/2010

Jeep never could have imagined how inventive the aftermarket would be regarding the popular 4-door Jeep Wrangler JK. And judging by our email, you want to see one get the Xtreme treatment! Ours gets a supercharger, new gearing and heavy duty axles.


Supercharged JK Part 2
Season 6, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 1/9/2010

Our 2010 Wrangler JK is back for 4-link suspension, cage, bumpers, wheels and tires. Plus we'll travel to Rainbow City, Alabama for an inside look at how aftermarket parts are designed and fabricated at the state-of-the-art facility at Rusty's Off Road.


Supercharged JK Part 3
Season 7, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 2/26/2011

Our stock JK is Xtreme worthy after we add body protection, speed sensor mod, snorkel and more. Then we'll see just how close a supercharger can come to the performance numbers of a 5.7 ltr Hemi mod, when we put both on the dyno!



Budget TJ Part 1
Season 5, Episode 22  —  Original Airdate 9/26/2009

What can you do with a wrecking yard TJ and a bunch of new & used parts? Find out when our "Tricked out TJ" begins with body protection, suspension, wheels & tires. This show will have tips and tricks for the hardcore builder, and weekend wrencher.


Budget TJ Jeep Part II
Season 6, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/10/2010

How to build custom width axles for a multipurpose TJ, allowing for bigger brakes, wheels, and tires. Goodbye Dana 30's, hello Dana 60's! This is step by step from measuring width, to cutting the housings, and installing heavy duty knuckles and shafts.


Budget TJ Jeep Part III
Season 6, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 6/26/2010

Our daily driver weekend wheeler Jeep gets more goodies with great how-to tips. 231 transfer case upgrades, custom exhaust, hydraulic assist steering, custom pre-cut roll cage kit install, suspension seats, tire carrier, with a full size 40 inch spare!


Budget TJ Part IV - Finale
Season 6, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 9/18/2010

Our tricked out TJ gets axles, air lockers, cold air kit, and tuner, then gets trailered to the off road park for an inaugural trail run. And along for the ride is Tony from GenRight who brought along an '07 Jeep Wrangler JK with all new aluminum body protection.



Budget Buggy Part I
Season 5, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 6/13/2009

How to create your own ultimate fab shop by spending money on tools instead of parts. We'll re-outfit our budget garage with dual purpose tools, then save money with our first single seat budget buggy by shopping for junkyard motor & drive train.


Budget Buggy Part II - King of Hammers Preview
Season 5, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 6/21/2009

It's Part 2 of our first ever single-seat buggy build. 3 link suspension front/rear, coilover shocks, junkyard Toyota axles, and beadlocks turn our under $10K rig into a rolling chassis. Plus under the hood, an Acura 4 banger that doesn't need a t-case!


Budget Buggy Part III - Steering Front/Rear Axles
Season 5, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 7/25/2009

Our Budget Buggy returns to our small fabrication shop for Part 3, when the single seater gets two Toyota steering axles. Detailed how-to in preparing axles to handle larger tires. Plus "King of the Stock Mods" Rock Crawl Champion Kurt Shramovich!


Budget Buggy Part IV - Custom Paint with Aerosol Cans & Re-Assembly
Season 6, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/23/2010

Our Budget Buggy returns for reassembly. How to get a custom paint job with rattle cans. Plus a winch, fuel cell and a skin. And in Part 1 of "America's Top Trails" we'll travel to New Mexico's Choke Cherry Canyon & KY's - Land Between the Lakes.



'69 International Scout Part 1
Season 5, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 2/8/2009

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!


'69 International Scout Part II
Season 5, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 2/28/2009

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!


'69 International Scout Part III - W.E.Rock Geo Tracker
Season 5, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 6/6/2009

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!


'69 International Scout Part IV "Roll Cage Tech" Rock Racing Profile: Levi Shirley
Season 5, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 7/11/2009

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.


'69 International Scout Part V - Transmission & Winch Rebuild
Season 5, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 8/15/2009

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.


'69 International Scout Part VI - Springs, Brake, Fuel System
Season 6, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/16/2010

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.


'69 International Scout Part VII - Wiring Basics, Gauges, Schematics, Troubleshooting
Season 6, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 2/6/2010

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.


'69 International Scout Part VI - E85 Tune - Plus Street and Trail Payoff!
Season 6, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 6/5/2010

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.



Jeep Scrambler Part I
Season 4, Episode 22  —  Original Airdate 8/16/2008

This Jeep Scrambler is a bit longer, a bit different, but still a popular truck build for the Xtreme off-road crowd! This will be the start of a very inexpensive project truck that most enthusiasts can do in their own garage. And to prove it, we're putting away our fancy cold saws and tube benders, and will create our own two car garage inside our Xtreme shop with minimal tools but with all the drive and desire you guys have at home for your projects!


CJ8 Scrambler Part II
Season 5, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/11/2009

Jeep Scrambler gets its tub, drivetrain, beadlocks and more all in a 2 car garage with simple tools. We'll install a doubler kit for more gearing options, diy beadlocks, then keeping with our budget theme, we'll head to a local custom shop where the cage will be professionally welded cheaper than having to buy an expensive 220 volt machine.


CJ8 Scrambler Part III, Brad Lovell Rock Crawl Champion.
Season 5, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 1/31/2009

"2 car garage" theme continues with Scrambler Part III, axles, lockers, exhaust, gauges, wiring and more! Our 100% custom trail jeep is torn down for chassis paint, plus tips on custom fuel cells, and how to build your own axle hub socket. Then we'll travel to Perris, CA to meet the Lovell brothers, western champions in W.E.ROCK.


CJ 8 Scrambler Part IV Dual Fuel
Season 5, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 2/21/2009

The small block V8 roars with a dual fuel gas/propane set up in our custom hybrid Jeep Scrambler. This kit is perfect for any carbureted off-road set up. We'll do simple step by step how to on this inexpensive upgrade on our 100% custom trail Jeep.


CJ8 Scrambler Part V - Payoff!
Season 5, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 8/1/2009

Our hybrid Scrambler project began in '08, and today the hard work pays off. We'll travel to the Scrambler Owners Association National Scramble in Hot Springs, AR to learn and see why they're cool, plus find out just how capable our project Scrambler is on the trail."


Diesel Buggy Part 2 - Dixie Trail Run
Season 6, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 9/25/2010

Our rolled tube diesel buggy is back for 20 beads for our 54's. Plus step-by-step how-to create a custom width Rockwell including reverse rotation centers for the rear engine. Plus all the action from the Southern 4 Wheel Drive Assoc. annual Dixie Run.



Mud Truck Part 1
Season 4, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 3/15/2008

Our '87 3/4 ton Chevy pick up gets torn down from the motor to the body panels, axles and transmission. This truck is entirely stripped as our build team begins the transformation from a weekend hauler into a hardcore mud bog truck! How-to will include a trans rebuild, Ford 9" axle set up, body panel hanging, plus the motor will be wheeled down to our HorsePower TV brothers who will tear it down and stroke the small block. Plus in our event of the week, our crew does a little high altitude crawling in the Rocky Mountains - where at 9000 feet, an off road trail ride like this is the ultimate 4 wheel high?


Mud Truck Part II - Best in the Desert / Terribles 250 from Primm, NV
Season 4, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 7/19/2008

The term "go big or don't go" applies here when our Xtreme team shows off the monster motor for our 1st ever Mud Bogger! We took a 1987 three-quarter ton GMC pickup, gutted it, and made room for one awesome race motor built buy our buddies down in the HorsePower shop. Plus... many asked how to turn a 2 wheel drive truck into a 4 wheel drive truck? It starts with the transmission. Watch, learn do! Plus in our event of the week, we're off to the Nevada desert for an inside the pits look at desert racing close up as we profile the "Best in the Desert" racing series!


Mud Truck Part III, Mud Racing from Louisiana
Season 5, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/17/2009

800 horse mud dragster gets suspension, steering, full floating axles, then gets fired up! Our bogger also gets closer to the starting line with heavy duty gearsets, brake boosters and upgraded leaf springs. Plus Ian goes one stop shopping for all the fuel cell plumbing to make building a race truck easier. Then our cameras travel to Monroe, Louisiana for sticky gumbo mud racing action in high definition!


Mud Truck Part IV - The Science of a Mud Track!
Season 5, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 3/7/2009

Last day in the shop for our '87 3/4 ton Chevy with 588 big block super stock Mud Bogger! So much power was made by the Ford stroker, we had to swap the Dana 44 front in favor of a heavy duty aftermarket 9" axle. Plus also in this episode, drive shafts, wiring gauges and the odds and ends that go into launching a full size truck in the mud! Then we'll cook our own gumbo mud soup by learning what it takes to design and build a world class mud course.


Mud Truck Part V - Recap and Dirty Payoff
Season 6, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 3/20/2010

Our 800 horse mud monster finally sees its first mud hole. We'll recap this project from early beginnings as a '87 3/4 ton Chevy, to it's transformation into a open-header floor masher. Plus we'll look at the importance of the spotter in mud racing.



Dual Purpose TJ Part I - Scott Taylor CORR Profile
Season 4, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 2/16/2008

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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part II
Season 4, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 2/23/2008

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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part III
Season 4, Episode 09  —  Original Airdate 3/1/2008

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!


Dual Purpose TJ Part IV - Mickey Thompson Tuff Truck Series
Season 4, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 7/5/2008

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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part V / Female Rock Crawler - Nicole Johnson
Season 4, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 7/12/2008

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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part VI - Payoff!
Season 4, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 8/10/2008

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.



Project S10 Truggy Part I
Season 4, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/5/2008

Ian and Jessi tear into their latest creation - a 1994 Chevy S10 turned hardcore 'truggy'. This $750 dollar junker will be the ultimate off road play toy! Custom tube frame, extended fenders, and a monster 502 horse powerplant. Plus a set of 46" shoes will help transform this machine into a crossbreed of a truck and a buggy.


S10 Truggy Part II
Season 4, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 2/2/2008

Ultimate this?... Ultimate that! No baloney here! When Xtreme's Ian and Jessi say they are building an off road hybrid truck/buggy combo they mean it! Part 2 of their S10 Truggy project is all underneath: transmission, transfer case, wheels brakes, exhaust - everything leading up to the four link suspension on front and rear Rockwell axles.


S-10 Truggy Part III
Season 4, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 7/26/2008

One of our most over-the-top and most popular builds returns to the fabrication shop when our Xtreme team jumps back on our truck-buggy combo we're calling our Truggy. All the fabrication will be completed on the chassis including welding, radiator mounts and more. Plus our bulletproof Rockwell axles become "bomb-proof" with 45 spline 2 inch axle shafts, 8 lug conversion with disc brakes. Then it all gets torn down at the end of the show so the chassis can be powdercoated.


S10 Truggy Part IV - All Stock Rock Crawl Nationals from Hannibal, MO
Season 5, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/3/2009

S10 Truggy gets assembled with attention to every detail making this a hardcore performer and show stopper. Back from paint and powder coat this over-the-top 4x4 gets custom suspension, drivetrain installed, rock lights, light bar, floods and more. Plus action from Hannibal, Missouri and the All Stock Rock Crawl Nationals!


S10 Truggy Part V
Season 5, Episode 11  —  Original Airdate 3/14/2009

Green Envy is what we're calling our truck/buggy combo, in this episode custom dash, audio and more. Full custom, way over the top in every area, our truggy gets near buttoned up with a full fiberglass dash and stereo system from our buddies at MTX, plus seats, harnesses, plumbing and wiring will round out this episode.


S10 Truggy Finale/Payoff
Season 5, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 7/4/2009

After 18 months, our $750 S10 cab has been morphed into a one-of-a-kind Toxic Truggy. Steering Rockwell axles front & rear, 502 Ram Jet and much more. Now see if all the sweat and busted knuckles were worth it in a full-throttle hardcore trail payoff!


Remote Control Rock Crawler Build!
Season 5, Episode 23  —  Original Airdate 11/14/2009

The hottest thing in off-roading is a mini version of itself! We'll build three different radio controlled rock buggies. From a 1:18 scale to play with around the house, to a big 1:10 full competition tube buggy with custom suspension, links, & beadlocks. Plus we'll meet a fan who built an RC "S10 Truggy."



Samurai Part I - W.E.ROCK III
Season 3, Episode 20  —  Original Airdate 8/5/2007

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.


Samurai Part II - MOAB II
Season 3, Episode 21  —  Original Airdate 8/12/2007

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.


Green Samurai Part III - Finale
Season 4, Episode 03  —  Original Airdate 1/19/2008

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!


Aluminum Samurai Part I
Season 8, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/14/2012

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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 2
Season 8, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 3/17/2012

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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 3 / Jeep TJ Part 3
Season 8, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 9/8/2012

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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 4: Zuwharrie Trail Ride
Season 8, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 10/6/2012

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!


Green Samurai Returns!
Season 7, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 4/30/2011

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



Twin Toyota Part I - TUCSON II TRAIL DUST DAYS
Season 3, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 7/15/2007

In this unique build, our team will design and build a '91 Toyota mini truck for Xtreme off road capability. Solid axle swap, bob and dove tail the rear end are just a few how-to elements to this episode. Plus, it's off to Arizona for the Tucson Trail Dust Days trail run, and Jessi returns from her long absence.


Twin Toyota Part II - Trail Payoff
Season 3, Episode 18  —  Original Airdate 7/22/2007

Final installment of the '91 Toyota mini truck transformation into a off-road mini beast! SAS, new suspension, small block V8, gearing set up tips, and an awesome trail payoff are all showcased!


Toyota Mini Truck Revisit - Trail Tips
Season 4, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 3/8/2008

Our 1991 Toyota mini truck makes a return to the shop to beef up the gearing, improve the drive angles, upgrade the shafts making this a true hardcore trail rig. And at the end of this show, we'll hit the trail for two segments with a "mild to wild". Plus it's also a chance for our builders to eat a little crow on their winching techniques. This time showing us how it's done right, with the environment in mind! Plus some recovery tech, trail tips and more!


Xtreme 4x4 on the Trail
Season 4, Episode 23  —  Original Airdate 11/8/2008

This episode recaps our memorable trail rides and the off road trucks built on Xtreme 4x4 in 2008. Unique 4x4's like our Green "veggie oil" Samurai, our Ultimate Hemi TJ, Toyota Mini come around again for hardcore payoffs. Plus back by popular demand, SubUrban Gorilla, FJ Cruiser, Bottom Drawer Buggy make a return...plus lots lots more!


Aluminum Welding
Season 6, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 8/14/2010

One way to craft your own custom radiators, shrouds, dash panels is by welding aluminum. Alloy welding explained including material prep, set up and technique. Plus how to add a spool gun to your machine, and save money by converting your garage welder.


Toyota Mini Part 4 - Custom Axles & Suspension
Season 6, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 8/21/2010

Improving the drive angles and shafts wasn't enough to make our '91 Yota "Xtreme worthy!" We ditched the solid Toyota axles for custom Ford 9 inch units with heavy duty components front and rear to make our Toy bullet proof, plus custom link suspension.


Toyota Mini Part 5 - Questions and Answers
Season 6, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 9/11/2010

Whether you build a full custom crawler, or a Jeep on the cheap, details can make or break your fun rig on the trail. Basic questions answered like when to finish weld, buy new or rebuild, lockers vs. spools, high pinion gearsets, steering rams, and more.



CORR Pro II Trophy Truck Part 1 - Track Tech, Chula Vista, CA
Season 3, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 2/25/2007

Xtreme teams with the CORR series to build their own Pro II trophy truck! Tony Vanillo, America's premier builder provides the chassis, and we do the rest! This will be part one of a step by step building adventure, utilizing the world's top off-road technology in a series that cannot be missed! Plus in an Xtreme exclusive, highlights of the Jason Baldwin Memorial Cup winner take all race. Also featured... how track conditions affect CORR teams choice of tires before a race.


CORR Pro II Trophy Truck - Part 2
Season 3, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 6/10/2007

The Pro 2 race truck build begins, as safety measures are discussed along with detailed roll cage design, gussets, and most importantly brakes. Plus.. short course endurance off road racing from Central Illinois.


CORR Pro II Trophy Truck - Part 3
Season 3, Episode 14  —  Original Airdate 6/24/2007

The Pro 2 trophy truck gets its high-end suspension today, along with a full hydraulic steering setup. Plus we go through the absolute shop necessities you'll need to start your own fabrication shop.


CORR Part IV - Extreme Rhino Racing
Season 3, Episode 19  —  Original Airdate 7/29/2007

In part four of our CORR Pro II race truck project, we'll build up of our killer 700+ horsepower 434 small block. Plus, Rhinos aren't just for deer hunting anymore. We're off to SOCAL for the latest craze - UTV Cross, where stock utility vehicles are pumped up and taken the the motocross track to race!


CORR Pro II Part V - W.E.ROCK Grand Nationals
Season 4, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/12/2008

The CORR Pro II Race Truck is back in the Xtreme Shop to get fitted for the body panels, plumbing, wiring, and all key ingredients to get this off road truck running. Plus... we travel to Houston for the W.E.ROCK Grand Nationals and a battle between the veteran crawlers and the up and coming new breed of professional drivers.



Bottom Drawer Buggy Part II - Ian Johnson Mud Racing / Smoke Run, PA
Season 3, Episode 01  —  Original Airdate 1/7/2007

Custom tube chassis building and 350 small block mods with propane injection are featured in part two of Ian and Jessi's trail rig that's built almost entirely from used parts lying around the Tech Center. Plus... fire and water don't mix when Ian burns up someone else's mud racer during a trip to the Mud Bash in Smoke Run, PA!


Bottom Drawer Buggy Finale / CORR Carl Renezeder Profile - Chula Vista, CA
Season 3, Episode 02  —  Original Airdate 1/14/2007

The Bottom Drawer Buggy is finished up in this episode and taken out on the trail. Tech includes custom 4 link design along with rear wheel steering. And on the CORR track, no one has made more trips to the podium in the last 10 years than Carl Renezeder. This champion Pro 4 driver with his rig and team are profiled.


Rockwell Rebuild - Bottom Drawer Buggy Payoff 2
Season 3, Episode 13  —  Original Airdate 6/17/2007

The Bottom Drawer Buggy gets new axles when dual Rockwells are shaved, reduction housings modified, and pinion brakes are installed. Then this budget tube buggy is taken out for one of our most hardcore payoffs ever!



Formula Toy Part One!
Season 2, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 12/16/2006

Ian and Jessi and the crew travel to West Sacramento, California to a trade school where top students in chassis fabrication get the opportunity of a life time: build a competition rock crawler on TV from scratch! See how 21 apprentices band together with the Xtreme 4x4 to build a Formula Toy competition rig they can be really proud of!


Formula Toy Part II and Toy Payoff!
Season 2, Episode 08  —  Original Airdate 12/23/2006

Ian and Jessi head back to West Sacramento where their Formula Toy rock crawler has been sitting in the lobby of the trade school since their last visit. This time 10 more students join them to plumb, wire, and fire this trick buggy. In the end, there's a special bonus for this team of student-builders, when they get to participate in the Xtreme challenge. On a course set up by W.E.ROCK, they team up to see who is champion of the rocks!



Ranger Resurrection Part VI
Season 2, Episode 16  —  Original Airdate 7/8/2006

The desert bandit makes a return to the shop for interior finishing, dash, gauges, wiring and the suspension... all will come together today. Plus, a trip down to South Florida for their legendary swamp buggy races!


Ranger Resurrection Part VIII
Season 2, Episode 17  —  Original Airdate 7/15/2006

It's been a year and a half in the making and today, their ultimate 4x4 Ranger will hit the dirt, after Ian and Jessi plumb and fire the motor. Plus... we head to the Southern California race shop of legendary Off Road Champion Ivan "Ironman" Stewart, where we get a tour and learn the secrets to his 84 career victories!


Best of Trails/Bloopers (CJ, AJ, Wyo-Crawler, Ranger Resurrection)
Season 2, Episode 23  —  Original Airdate 11/18/2006

Highlights of our best and worst trail experiences, plus unseen footage behind the scenes, along with over two years worth of bloopers and outtakes from moments our hosts would just as soon forget!



Toyota FJ60: "Saggin' Wagon" - Off Road Expo Give-a-way!
Season 2, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 11/25/2006

An old worn out Land Cruiser gets new life as Ian and Jessi begin project Saggin' Wagon. The project starts with new suspension. And in our event of the week, Ian and Jessi travel to Pomona, California and the Off-Road Expo "a Shangri-La" for off-road enthusiasts. Ian and Jessi pick two unsuspecting guys out of the crowd who drive very different rigs. Both think they're going window shopping, getting ideas and suggestions with the help of our hosts. When in reality, we are helping them build their rigs - in the end, they find out all the parts are FREE!


Project Saggin' Wagon Part II - W.E.ROCK Judges
Season 2, Episode 12  —  Original Airdate 6/10/2006

Ian and Jessi grab the reciprocating saw and plasma cutter and back half their beat up Toyota FJ60. This trail runner project will get new lockers, axles, and a four link suspension. Plus we'll travel to Columbus, Ohio for the W.E.ROCK Nationals and a look at professional rock crawling through the eyes of the judges!


Project Saggin' Wagon Part III
Season 2, Episode 15  —  Original Airdate 7/1/2006

The Toyota FJ60 returns to have the front roll cage constructed as well as adding fuel injection to the motor, plus exhaust, lights, and all the wiring. Then co-host Jessi Combs takes us to the South Dakota Territory Challenge outside Rapid City, where 200 rigs from all over the country come to run the "xtremely" challenging Black Hills.


FJ Cruiser I / Saggin' Wagon III - Casey Illinois Endurance Race
Season 3, Episode 04  —  Original Airdate 1/28/2007

What is old is new again, when Ian and Jessi make a true trail truck out of the new Toyota FJ with 6 coil overs, beadlocks, lockers and more. Then their back-halved Saggin' Wagon Land Cruiser is finished off. Plus, 3 hours non-stop through the woods, rivers, jumps are what Casey Illinois endurance racing is all about! Even the eventual winner breaks down before the finish line!


FJ Cruiser II Payoff / Saggin' Wagon IV - Tucson, AZ trails
Season 3, Episode 05  —  Original Airdate 2/4/2007

Two decades apart, and vastly different our '85 Landcruiser and '07 FJ Cruiser are readied for the trail. See how full air lockers and an off road lift improves Toyota's new FJ in the field in this hardcore payoff. And in our event of the week - they don't call it Axle Alley for nothing. We're off to the Arizona desert and one of the West's most bone crushing trails.



Cheap Jeep Part III Tranny Tech and W.E.ROCK Nationals
Season 2, Episode 06  —  Original Airdate 2/11/2006

One of our more popular builds makes a return, this time for a junkyard transmission build and beefier transfer case. Our budget CJ7 will be a better performer on the rocks after this show. Jessi has honors on the Dana 300, while Professor Johnson debunks the myth of the automatic transmission, by tearing it down and rebuilding it right before your eyes!


Cheap Jeep IV - Extreme Rock Racing!
Season 2, Episode 10  —  Original Airdate 12/2/2006

To manual shift, or not to manual shift? That has been the question on the legitimacy of pulling the manual transmission out of the Cheap Jeep in favor of a rebuild junk yard automatic and transfer case.


Cheap Jeep Returns / Ultimate Axle Show! - Top Shop Challenge
Season 3, Episode 07  —  Original Airdate 2/18/2007

Xtreme's most popular build to date - the Cheap Jeep (1982 Jeep CJ) returns. And the last remaining weak link is upgraded in the form of beefier and stronger off-road axles. Plus, axle tech - everything you wanted to know about axles will be discussed in this show. And in our event of the week, some top off-road shop teams compete in a Midwest challenge to determine the best of the best in this two part "Top Shop Challenge"!


Cheap Jeep Returns
Season 3, Episode 22  —  Original Airdate 8/19/2007

One of our favorite budget projects returns for beefier axles. See how a Ford 9" and a Dana 44 turn a competent crawler into a trail monster! Plus, there's more to a Truck Fest than just monster trucks and bikini contests! Watch our crew give away almost $10,000 of free stuff at the inaugural 4 Wheel Parts - 4 Wheel Drive Hardware Truck and Jeep Fest in Canfield, OH!