Xtreme 4X4


Xtreme 4X4
Television's first series dedicated exclusively to showing how to fabricate hardcore trail rigs, sand buggies, lifted pickups and off-road vehicles. Xtreme 4x4 features high energy 4WD truck projects from start-to-finish plus extreme action off road events. Serious off road enthusiasts watch this TV show.

Genre: Documentary, Sport

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  • Watch Xtreme 4X4 Season 4

    • Episode 55

      Aluminum Samurai, Pt. 3 / Jeep TJ, Pt. 3

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      The aluminum-tubbed Samurai gains style points with handmade half-doors, HID lights, and a durable

    • Episode 54

      Chase Truck, Pt. 2

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      Our 2500 HD chase truck receives engine updates, body protection, and powerful work lights. Then we

    • Episode 53

      Spring Rates 101 / Gorilla Run Hill Climb

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      We focus on setting up your rig's spring rate for peak performance. Plus: horsepower and heartbreak

    • Episode 52

      Chase Truck, Pt. 1 / Jeep TJ, Pt. 2

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      We transform a Chevy 2500 HD into a chase truck, ready to provide support for a Jeep Speed desert

    • Episode 51

      Half-Price Raptor, Pt. 2

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      We rebuild an F-150 to compete with the Raptor... at half the price! Bypass shocks and extended

    • Episode 50

      Half-Price Raptor, Pt. 1

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      So you want the performance of the Ford Raptor, without the price? Today on Xtreme 4x4, we design a

    • Episode 49

      Blog Buggy, Pt. 6

      aired: Sun, Sep 9, 2012

      We finish up the Blog Buggy, and venture out for a demanding day on the rocks! Plus: a space-saving

    • Episode 47

      Aluminum Samurai, Pt. 2

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Our redesigned Samurai receives a lightweight aluminum body, custom roll cage, rock sliders and more!

    • Episode 46

      Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee, Pt. 3

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      We take our Grand Cherokee and expedition trailer on a camping trip, for a weekend full of wheeling fun!

    • Episode 45

      Blog Buggy, Pt. 4

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      We build big power on our 5.3L small block, with a new camshaft, upgraded valve train, plus a custom turbo setup!

    • Episode 44

      Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee, Pt. 2

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Our Expedition Grand Cherokee project continues, with upgrades to the transfer case and steering. Plus: all the action from the Dixie Run trail ride!

    • Episode 43

      Aluminum Samurai, Pt. 1

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      With a redesigned custom frame, we begin our latest and greatest vision of the Suzuki Samurai! Plus, tips for building your own chassis.

    • Episode 42

      Blog Buggy, Pt. 3

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The Blog Buggy comes closer to completion, as we add hydraulic steering, seating, lighting, and more! Plus: cooling system installation tips.

    • Episode 41

      Shock Tuning 101

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Tuning your shocks can yield major improvements in comfort and control. We test and tune our Blazer’s suspension for maximum performance!

    • Episode 40

      Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee, Pt. 1

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      With an updated suspension kit, our 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee begins the transformation into an Expedition SUV, ready for long-distance adventures!

    • Episode 39

      Low Dollar Wheeler Off-Road

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      With our budget Cherokee complete, we’re ready for the trail! It doesn’t take a whole lot of money to have a whole lot of fun!

    • Episode 38

      Full Size Blazer, Pt. 5 - Trail Ride

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      After several upgrades, our Blazer is transformed from a street truck to a trail rig… ready to take on the rocks all day, and take us home afterwards!

    • Episode 37

      Toyota Mini Truck On the Rocks

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 36

      Blog Buggy, Pt. 2 / Low Dollar Wheeler, Pt. 6

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Using our online viewer poll as the blueprint, we continue the build of our Blog Buggy rock crawler. We’ll add engine protection, a winch, and more!

    • Episode 35

      TIG Welding 101

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Learn to TIG your rig! We examine the details of TIG welding, and show you the specifics for steel and aluminum applications.

    • Episode 34

      Blog Buggy, Pt. 1

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

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

    • Episode 33

      Full-Size Blazer, Pt. 4 / Low Dollar Wheeler, Pt. 4

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Our Blazer will be trailworthy, after exhaust and engine upgrades! Plus: our Low Dollar Wheeler gets a Ford 8.8 axle with aftermarket internals.

    • Episode 32

      14-Bolt Axle 101 / Low Dollar Wheeler, Pt. 3

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      We show you all the tricks to turn your 14-bolt axle into an off-road beast! Plus, suspension upgrades for the Low Dollar Wheeler Cherokee.

    • Episode 31

      Green Samurai Returns!

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

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

    • Episode 30

      Full Size Blazer, Pt. 3 / Low Dollar Wheeler, Pt. 2

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 29

      Full Size Blazer, Pt. 2

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 28

      Diesel Buggy, Pt. 5

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Fleece Performance turns our stock Duramax into a high performance diesel monster!

    • Episode 27

      Supercharged JK, Pt. 3

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      We supercharged our stock 6 cylinder Jeep with hopes of making similar performance numbers of the Hemi swap, and 1/3rd the price.

    • Episode 26

      Full Size Blazer, Pt. 1

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      We perform a solid axle swap on a full-size Chevy Blazer, ditching the IFS, making it a more capable off roader.

    • Episode 25

      Nissan Crew Truck, Pt. 3

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Our Pathfinder gets off the shop floor and onto rebuild solid axles, plus, new gearing for the trail, and 3000 watts of inverted power to charge camera batteries!

    • Episode 24

      Diesel Buggy, Pt. 4 - Suspension, Steering

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The diesel rolled tube buggy gets a cantilevered suspension, and full hydraulic steering.

    • Episode 23

      Fuel Saving Street Truck Start to Finish

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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!

    • Episode 22

      The Ls Series Engines for Off Road

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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!

    • Episode 21

      Diesel Buggy, Pt. 3

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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 it’s 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.

    • Episode 20

      Supercharged JK, Pt. 2

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In this episode, host Ian Johnson takes his 18 years experience as a GM Technician, shop instructor, and custom truck builder, and shares his knowledge of fabrication. Everything from welding to cutting, tube bending to grinding will be discussed in detail. Drilling, working with metal – everything you wanted to know about fabrication we’ll touch on in this episode. Plus tips and hints from viewers will be included as well.

    • Episode 19

      Supercharged JK, Pt. 1

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      On 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.

    • Episode 18

      Diesel Buggy Pt. 2 - Dixie Trail Run

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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!

    • Episode 17

      Budget TJ, Pt. 4 - Finale

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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.

    • Episode 16

      Toyota Mini, Pt. 5 - Questions and Answers

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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.

    • Episode 15

      Toyota Mini, Pt. 4 - Custom Axles & Suspension

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In part two of this build, our Nissan Pathfinder is transformed into our TV Crew Viewfinder with new portal axles, leafs, and springs to bring it higher than stock. The goal? Create one awesome 4x4 that remains street legal! Great how to on suspension, and accoutrement installation that you can use on your 4x4. And in our event of the week, we’re heading back to Vail, Colorado with the Colorado K5 Blazer club – and their love of running the Rockies in full-size 4x4’s!

    • Episode 14

      Aluminum Welding

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The time has come for our Championship Off Road Race truck to be plumbed, button-downed and readied for the track! We’ll recap the key components then prepare all the oil, trans and cooler lines and fire up the 434 monster Ford. Ever wonder how to build an indestructible coolant line out of inch and a half .090 inch wall tubing? You’ll learn in this show. Plus – we head to the Pomona Fairplex for the Off Road Expo – and will meet our big aftermarket winners Tim and Jesse and see their finished customized trucks.

    • Episode 13

      Military 6x6 Bobbed Deuce, Pt. 3 - Finale!

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The thought of paying over $4.00 for diesel fuel has Ian and Jessi seeking a “green” alternative! The solution? We brew our own Biodiesel right in the Xtreme shop, showing viewers how they can save money, and do their part to help the environment at the same time. We’ll take you through the entire process step by step. And in our event of the week, we go to one of the most xtreme events ever – Johnson Valley, California and their 50 mile rock/desert race known as “King of the Hammers.”

    • Episode 12

      Best of Trails / Bloopers

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In conjunction with WD-40 Company, Xtreme 4x4 takes an ’08 GMC 1 ton dually, and transforms it into the ultimate work truck – which you can bid on! Bumpers, lift kit, power enhancers, bigger fuel cell are just the beginning of this installation which is capped off with 22 ½ inch big rig tires. After this truck goes on the road promoting WD-40’s “Last Straw Tour,” it will be auctioned off for charity with the proceeds going to Rebuilding Together and their Veteran’s Housing Program. Ian and Jessi pitch in - not only by building this big rig, but by volunteering at a “rebuild” event at a local veteran’s home.

    • Episode 11

      Suburban Gorilla, Pt. VIII

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Our ’87 ¾ 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."

    • Episode 10

      Jeep Speed Build

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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” payoff. 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!

    • Episode 9

      Poison Spyder Finale

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Part 3 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!

    • Episode 8

      Suburban Gorilla Finale

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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.

    • Episode 7

      Skyjacker F250 Project

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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.

    • Episode 6

      Ranger Resurrection, Pt. VIII

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In their first Nissan build ever, Ian and Jessi take a burned out Pathfinder, and turn it into a daily driver trail truck for their TV crew. Seems the guys are tired of walking past the trail head, and are due for a minivan replacement! Engine diagnostics, long block rebuild are detailed. And in our event of the week, we travel to the 4 Wheel Jamboree Nationals in Indianapolis to meet two monster truck competitors who love crushing things!

    • Episode 5

      Ranger Resurrection, Pt. VI

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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 two 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.

    • Episode 4

      Project Saggin' Wagon, Pt. III

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The heart of an off road 4x4 might be the engine… but it’s the transfer case that gets power to the axles! And with all the transfer cases out there, how do you know which is the right one for you? Jessi and Ian review the benefits of the most commonly used t-cases, their most popular upgrades, including some “doublers” and aftermarket cases too. Plus… who will be crowned king of Mayhem Hill? Ian heads to Viola, Tennessee to find out in this one off rock race.

    • Episode 3

      Shannon Campbell Crawler Build

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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!

    • Episode 2

      Suburban Gorilla Pt. VII Wiring

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The CORR Pro II Race Truck is back in the Xtreme Shop to get fitted for the body panels, plumbing, wiring, and all the key ingredients to get any 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.

    • Episode 1

      Project Saggin' Wagon, Pt. II

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      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.

  • Watch Xtreme 4X4 episodes from 2013

    • Episode 5

      5. Two-Car Garage Crawler Part III / Southeast Tough Truck Challenge

      aired: Sat, Feb 16, 2013

      You don't need a shop full of dedicated equipment to build a capable crawler! Plus: all the axle-breaking action from the SETTC!

    • Episode 4

      4. Trekking Tacoma Part I

      aired: Sat, Feb 9, 2013

      With some planning and the right upgrades, the Tacoma can be a very capable expedition rig. Our conversion begins with a complete suspension redesign.

    • Episode 3

      3. Diesel Buggy Part IV/Driveway Rescue Project 1

      aired: Sat, Jan 26, 2013

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 2

      2. Half-Price Raptor Part V/KOH Qualifier

      aired: Sat, Jan 19, 2013

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 1

      1. Two-Car Garage Crawler Part II/Hudlow Axles

      aired: Sat, Jan 12, 2013

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

  • Watch Xtreme 4X4 episodes from 2012

    • Episode 18

      18. Two-Car Garage Crawler Part I/Inside the Rock Crawler

      aired: Sat, Dec 8, 2012

      With only a welder and some common shop tools, we put together a DIY chassis kit. Plus: In-depth info on one of the toughest tube buggies around!

    • Episode 17

      17. Half-Price Raptor Part IV/Jeep TJ Part V

      aired: Sat, Nov 10, 2012

      Our F-150 project's got plenty of substance, but Raptor-inspired body panels will give it style, too! Plus: interior improvements for our TJ.

    • Episode 16

      16. Half-Price Raptor Part III/Jeep Speed Up Close

      aired: Sat, Oct 20, 2012

      To run like a Raptor, our F-150 receives a cost-conscious Lighting powerplant. Plus: an in-depth look at Jeep Speed racers.

    • Episode 15

      15. Aluminum Samurai Part IV: Zuwharrie Trail Ride

      aired: Sat, Oct 6, 2012

      We bring our Aluminum-bodied Samurai to the Zuwharrie Trail Ride, and check out all the rigs at the East Coast's premier Suzuki Event.

    • Episode 14

      14. Essential Trail Gear and Tips/Jeep TJ Part III

      aired: Sat, Sep 22, 2012

      Don't get stuck on the trail! We cover the essential tips and tools you'll want to have ready for your next trip. Plus: trail-ready seats for our TJ.

    • Episode 13

      13. Aluminum Samurai Part III/Jeep TJ Part III

      aired: Sat, Sep 8, 2012

      The aluminum-tubbed Samurai gains style points with handmade half-doors, HID lights, and a durable paint job. Plus: driveline upgrades for our TJ!

    • Episode 12

      12. Chase Truck Part II

      aired: Sat, Aug 25, 2012

      Our 2500 HD chase truck receives engine updates, body protection, and powerful work lights. Then we'll load up our racer for a run on the open road!

    • Episode 11

      11. Spring Rates 101/Gorilla Run Hill Climb

      aired: Sat, Jul 28, 2012

      We focus on setting up your rig's spring rate for peak performance. Plus: horsepower and heartbreak at the Gorilla Run hill climb!

    • Episode 10

      10. Chase Truck Part I / Jeep TJ Part II

      aired: Sat, Jul 7, 2012

      We transform a Chevy 2500 HD into a chase truck, ready to provide support for a Jeep Speed desert racer. Plus: how to strengthen your TJ's roll cage.

    • Episode 9

      9. Half-Price Raptor Part II

      aired: Sat, Jun 16, 2012

      We rebuild an F-150 to compete with the Raptor... at half the price! Bypass shocks and extended control arms give us greater performance and control.

    • Episode 8

      8. Half-Price Raptor Part I

      aired: Sat, Jun 2, 2012

      So you want the performance of the Ford Raptor, without the price? Today on Xtreme 4x4, we design a ride that competes with the Raptor... at half the cost!

    • Episode 7

      7. Blog Buggy Part VI

      aired: Sat, May 5, 2012

      We finish up the Blog Buggy, and venture out for a demanding day on the rocks! Plus: a space-saving rooftop tent for our WJ.

    • Episode 6

      6. Blog Buggy Part V

      aired: Sat, Mar 31, 2012

      With our Blog Buggy as an example, we show you how to make body panels for your tube buggy. Plus: exciting off-road racing action from the ECORS series!

    • Episode 5

      5. Aluminum Samurai Part II

      aired: Sat, Mar 17, 2012

      Our redesigned Samurai receives a lightweight aluminum body, custom roll cage, rock sliders and more!

    • Episode 4

      4. Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part III

      aired: Sat, Mar 3, 2012

      We take our Grand Cherokee and expedition trailer on a camping trip, for a weekend full of wheeling fun!

    • Episode 3

      3. Blog Buggy Part 4

      aired: Sat, Feb 18, 2012

      We build big power on our 5.3L small block, with a new camshaft, upgraded valve train, plus a custom turbo setup!

    • Episode 2

      2. Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part II

      aired: Sat, Jan 28, 2012

      Our Expedition Grand Cherokee project continues, with upgrades to the transfer case and steering. Plus: all the action from the Dixie Run trail ride!

    • Episode 1

      1. Aluminum Samurai Part I

      aired: Sat, Jan 14, 2012

      With a redesigned custom frame, we begin our latest and greatest vision of the Suzuki Samurai! Plus, tips for building your own chassis.

  • Watch Xtreme 4X4 episodes from 2011

    • Episode 19

      19. Blog Buggy Part III

      aired: Sat, Dec 17, 2011

      The Blog Buggy comes closer to completion, as we add hydraulic steering, seating, lighting, and more! Plus: cooling system installation tips.

    • Episode 18

      18. Shock Tuning 101

      aired: Sat, Dec 10, 2011

      Tuning your shocks can yield major improvements in comfort and control. We test and tune our Blazer's suspension for maximum performance!

    • Episode 17

      17. Expedition Jeep Grand Cherokee Part I

      aired: Sun, Dec 4, 2011

      With an updated suspension kit, our 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee begins the transformation into an Expedition SUV, ready for long-distance adventures!

    • Episode 16

      16. Low Dollar Wheeler Off-Road

      aired: Sat, Oct 22, 2011

      With our budget Cherokee complete, we're ready for the trail! It doesn't take a whole lot of money to have a whole lot of fun!

    • Episode 15

      15. Full Size Blazer Part V ? Trail Ride

      aired: Sat, Oct 1, 2011

      After several upgrades, our Blazer is transformed from a street truck to a trail rig? ready to take on the rocks all day, and take us home afterwards!

    • Episode 14

      14. Toyota Mini Truck on the Rocks

      aired: Sat, Sep 3, 2011

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 12

      12. TIG Welding 101

      aired: Sat, Aug 6, 2011

      Learn to TIG your rig! We examine the details of TIG welding, and show you the specifics for steel and aluminum applications.

    • Episode 11

      11. Blog Buggy Part 1

      aired: Sat, Jul 30, 2011

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

    • Episode 10

      10. Full-Size Blazer Part IV / Low Dollar Wheeler Part IV

      aired: Sat, Jun 4, 2011

      Our Blazer will be trailworthy, after exhaust and engine upgrades! Plus: our Low Dollar Wheeler gets a Ford 8.8 axle with aftermarket internals.

    • Episode 9

      9. 14-Bolt Axle 101 / Low Dollar Wheeler Part III

      aired: Sat, May 21, 2011

      We show you all the tricks to turn your 14-bolt axle into an off-road beast! Plus, suspension upgrades for the Low Dollar Wheeler Cherokee.

    • Episode 8

      8. Green Samurai Returns!

      aired: Sat, Apr 30, 2011

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

    • Episode 7

      7. Full Size Blazer Part III, Low Dollar Wheeler II

      aired: Sat, Apr 23, 2011

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 6

      6. Full Size Blazer Part II

      aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2011

      This series covers 4x4s, how-to projects, extreme off-road events, and off road lifestyles all hosted by real enthusiasts with real world experiences.

    • Episode 5

      5. Diesel Buggy Pt. 5

      aired: Sat, Mar 19, 2011

      Fleece Performance turns our stock Duramax into a high performance diesel monster!

    • Episode 4

      4. Supercharged JK Part 3

      aired: Sat, Feb 26, 2011

      We supercharged our stock 6 cylinder Jeep with hopes of making similar performance numbers of the Hemi swap, and 1/3rd the price.

    • Episode 3

      3. Full Size Blazer Part 1

      aired: Sat, Feb 5, 2011

      We perform a solid axle swap on a full-size Chevy Blazer, ditching the IFS, making it a more capable off roader.

    • Episode 2

      2. Diesel Buggy Part 4: Suspension, Steering

      aired: Sat, Jan 15, 2011

      The diesel rolled tube buggy gets a cantilevered suspension, and full hydraulic steering.

    • Episode 1

      1. Nissan Crew Truck Part 3

      aired: Sat, Jan 22, 2011

      Our Pathfinder gets off the shop floor and onto rebuild solid axles, plus, new gearing for the trail, and 3000 watts of inverted power to charge camera batteries!

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