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Motorbooks International 4-Wheeler's Bible (2nd Edition)

Four-wheeling expert and fanatic Jim Allen has long been four-wheelers most respected and reliable guide. This new edition of Allen's bestselling Four Wheeler's Bible includes all the basics for getting the most out of your four-wheeler, along with updates on new vehicles, projects, events, and opportunities. The book begins with basic modifications--such as increasing ground clearance and traction with larger wheels and tires--then gathers speed for more advanced and radical mods, from installing lift kits to increasing suspension articulation. Step-by-step photo sequences guide you through whatever modifications suit your vehicles and your needs.With the best information on the latest Jeeps and other off-road vehicles; the most trustworthy advice on used and vintage models; and the most up-to-date news about events, courses, and competitions, this new edition of the Four Wheelers Bible is a resource no four-wheeler will want to be without.

"Ever wanted to know the biggest tire you can safely run on any axle? How to calculate spring rates? What the torque yield is for every popular replacement axleshaft? How to re-gear for larger-than-stock rubber? Well, Four Wheeler’s Bible, 2nd Edition, by longtime Four Wheeler contributor Jim Allen, answers those questions---and a whole lot more---in authoritative detail. Spanning 256 full-color pages, this Bible has got the gospel on everything from basic off-pavement driving skills, to map reading and orienteering, to advanced winching techniques, with hundreds of mathematical and geometric formulas and diagrams included to increase your wrenching IQ. Whether you’ve been wheeling for decades or you’re just starting out, there’s something of interest in here for every wheeler, with hundreds of photos and illustrations to boot.—Fourwheeler.com, July 27, 2009

"This is THE BOOK that every buyer of a 4x4 should be given as soon as he takes possession of his new wheels. This new book should be in your off-road library!"—JPFreek Adventure Magazine, Summer 2009

Format: Softbound
Pages: 256
Length: 8.25 x 10.625
ISBN-13: 9780760335307
Catalog ID: 145815