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Team-Built TJ Part 4

We completely redesigned one viewer's TJ from the ground up... it's time for him to find out what his Jeep can do on some rocky off-road trails!

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Seasons

Team-Built TJ Part 4
2013 | Episode 23
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!

Team-Built TJ Part 3
2013 | Episode 22
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 2
2013 | Episode 21
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 1
2013 | Episode 20
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!

Driveway Rescue Part 5
2013 | Episode 19
This year on Xtreme 4x4, we've taken the show on the road, heading to your house to help on your projects in our Driveway Rescue van. Today we'll help a viewer install a power steering upgrade on his FJ40. Plus: updates on our earlier Driveway Rescues.

Hot Rod Jeep Part 2
2013 | Episode 18
Ridiculously tall gear shifters...just a couple of gauges...and miles of power and style! Hot rods are cool, and we're building an off-road version, using a junkyard JK. This week we'll drop the body back onto the frame and tackle the interior and the roll cage.

Two-Car Garage Crawler Part 8: Payoff
2013 | Episode 17
Our pre-fab buggy is almost complete! Today on Xtreme 4x4, we'll wire up our rig, with an emphasis on easy operation and field repair. Then we'll take it to the tall rocks at Mayhem Off Road Park to see how it handles extreme obstacles!

Short Course RC Cars / Dirt Riot Moab
2013 | Episode 16
You want the excitement of short course racing, but don't have the money for a race team? There may be a short course RC car in your future! We've got the upgrades to get the most bang for your buck. Plus: Full-scale Dirt Riot action in Moab!

Rod Jeep Part 1
2013 | Episode 15
The paint is worn, and there's a thin layer of surface rust on the body. It was totaled in a wreck. But there's a HEMI inside our salvage yard 2007 Jeep Wrangler, and that's what we need to create an over-the-top trail rig!

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 7 / Driveway Rescue 4
2013 | Episode 14
If you plan to conquer steep hills, you need the right rig! Today on Xtreme 4x4, our Two-Car Garage Crawler gets twin-stick shifters, dual braking, and more! Plus: complete recovery gear for one viewer on this week's "Driveway Rescue".

The Xtreme 4x4 Mail Bag
2013 | Episode 13
You've got questions - we've got answers! Today we scour through our viewer emails and give you info to keep your project on track. Including: fuel cell security, selecting the right tire for your axle, wiring a fan, and more!

Project: MF JK Part 2
2013 | Episode 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!

Project: MF JK Part 1
2013 | Episode 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!

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 3
2013 | Episode 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.

Trekking Tacoma Part 3
2013 | Episode 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!

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 5 / Streetwerkz Powder Coating
2013 | Episode 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!

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 4 / Driveway Rescue Project 2
2013 | Episode 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.

Trekking Tacoma Part 2 / Easter Jeep Safari
2013 | Episode 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.

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 3 / Southeast Tough Truck Challenge
2013 | Episode 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!

Trekking Tacoma Part 1
2013 | Episode 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.

Diesel Buggy Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 1
2013 | Episode 03
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"!

Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier
2013 | Episode 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!

2-Car Garage Crawler Part 2 / Hudlow Axles
2013 | Episode 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.

Project: MF JK Part 1
Season 2013, Episode 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!


Project: MF JK Part 2
Season 2013, Episode 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!



Team-Built TJ Part 1
Season 2013, Episode 20

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 2013, Episode 21

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 2013, Episode 22

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 2013, Episode 23

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 2013, Episode 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.


Trekking Tacoma Part 2 / Easter Jeep Safari
Season 2013, Episode 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.


Trekking Tacoma Part 3
Season 2013, Episode 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!



2-Car Garage Crawler Part 1 / Inside the Rock Crawler
Season 2012, Episode 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!


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 2 / Hudlow Axles
Season 2013, Episode 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.


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 4 / Driveway Rescue Project 2
Season 2013, Episode 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.


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 5 / Streetwerkz Powder Coating
Season 2013, Episode 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!


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 6 / Driveway Rescue Project 3
Season 2013, Episode 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.


2-Car Garage Crawler Part 3 / Southeast Tough Truck Challenge
Season 2013, Episode 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!



Chase Truck Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Chase Truck Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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!



Half-Price Raptor Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 1
Season 2012, Episode 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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 3 / Jeep Speed Up Close
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 4 / Jeep TJ Part 5
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier
Season 2013, Episode 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!



Half-Price Raptor Part 1 / Jeep TJ Part 1
Season 2012, Episode 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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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!


Half-Price Raptor Part 3 / Jeep Speed Up Close
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 4 / Jeep TJ Part 5
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Half-Price Raptor Part 5 / KOH Qualifier
Season 2013, Episode 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!



Aluminum Samurai Part I
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 3 / Jeep TJ Part 3
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 4: Zuwharrie Trail Ride
Season 2012, Episode 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!



Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part I
Season 2011, Episode 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.


Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee Part 3
Season 2012, Episode 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!



Blog Buggy Part 1
Season 2011, Episode 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.


Blog Buggy Part 2 / Low Dollar Wheeler 5
Season 2011, Episode 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!


Blog Buggy Part 3
Season 2011, Episode 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.


Blog Buggy Part 4
Season 2012, Episode 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!


Blog Buggy Part 5
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Blog Buggy Part 6
Season 2012, Episode 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.



Full Size Blazer Part 3, Low Dollar Wheeler 2
Season 2011, Episode 07

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 2011, Episode 09

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 2011, Episode 10

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 2011, Episode 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!


Low Dollar Wheeler Off-Road
Season 2011, Episode 16

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 2011, Episode 03

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 2011, Episode 06

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 2011, Episode 07

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 2011, Episode 10

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 2011, Episode 15

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 2010, Episode 10

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 2010, Episode 18

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 2010, Episode 21

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 2011, Episode 01

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 2011, Episode 05

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 2013, Episode 03

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 2010, Episode 05

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 2010, Episode 07

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 2010, Episode 13

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 2010, Episode 19

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 2010, Episode 20

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 2011, Episode 04

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 2009, Episode 22

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 2010, Episode 08

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 2010, Episode 12

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 2010, Episode 17

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 2009, Episode 13

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 2009, Episode 14

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 2009, Episode 19

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 2010, Episode 02

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 2009, Episode 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!


'69 International Scout Part II
Season 2009, Episode 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!


'69 International Scout Part III - W.E.Rock Geo Tracker
Season 2009, Episode 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!


'69 International Scout Part IV "Roll Cage Tech" Rock Racing Profile: Levi Shirley
Season 2009, Episode 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.


'69 International Scout Part V - Transmission & Winch Rebuild
Season 2009, Episode 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.


'69 International Scout Part VI - Springs, Brake, Fuel System
Season 2010, Episode 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.


'69 International Scout Part VII - Wiring Basics, Gauges, Schematics, Troubleshooting
Season 2010, Episode 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.


'69 International Scout Part VI - E85 Tune - Plus Street and Trail Payoff!
Season 2010, Episode 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.



Jeep Scrambler Part I
Season 2008, Episode 22

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 2009, Episode 02

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 2009, Episode 05

"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 2009, Episode 08

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 2009, Episode 20

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 2010, Episode 18

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 2008, Episode 11

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 2008, Episode 18

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 2009, Episode 03

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 2009, Episode 10

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 2010, Episode 06

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 2008, Episode 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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part II
Season 2008, Episode 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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part III
Season 2008, Episode 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!


Dual Purpose TJ Part IV - Mickey Thompson Tuff Truck Series
Season 2008, Episode 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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part V / Female Rock Crawler - Nicole Johnson
Season 2008, Episode 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.


Dual Purpose TJ Part VI - Payoff!
Season 2008, Episode 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.



Project S10 Truggy Part I
Season 2008, Episode 01

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 2008, Episode 05

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 2008, Episode 19

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 2009, Episode 01

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 2009, Episode 11

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 2009, Episode 16

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 2009, Episode 23

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 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.


Samurai Part II - MOAB II
Season 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.


Green Samurai Part III - Finale
Season 2008, Episode 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!


Aluminum Samurai Part I
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 2
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 3 / Jeep TJ Part 3
Season 2012, Episode 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.


Aluminum Samurai Part 4: Zuwharrie Trail Ride
Season 2012, Episode 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!


Green Samurai Returns!
Season 2011, Episode 08

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 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.


Twin Toyota Part II - Trail Payoff
Season 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!


Toyota Mini Truck Revisit - Trail Tips
Season 2008, Episode 10

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 2008, Episode 23

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 2010, Episode 14

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 2010, Episode 15

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 2010, Episode 16

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 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.


CORR Pro II Trophy Truck - Part 2
Season 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.


CORR Pro II Trophy Truck - Part 3
Season 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.


CORR Part IV - Extreme Rhino Racing
Season 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!


CORR Pro II Part V - W.E.ROCK Grand Nationals
Season 2008, Episode 02

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 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!


Bottom Drawer Buggy Finale / CORR Carl Renezeder Profile - Chula Vista, CA
Season 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.


Rockwell Rebuild - Bottom Drawer Buggy Payoff 2
Season 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!



Formula Toy Part One!
Season 2006, Episode 05

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 2006, Episode 08

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 2006, Episode 16

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 2006, Episode 17

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 2006, Episode 23

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 2006, Episode 07

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 2006, Episode 12

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 2006, Episode 15

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 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!


FJ Cruiser II Payoff / Saggin' Wagon IV - Tucson, AZ trails
Season 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.



Cheap Jeep Part III Tranny Tech and W.E.ROCK Nationals
Season 2006, Episode 06

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 2006, Episode 10

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 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"!


Cheap Jeep Returns
Season 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!