Folding@Home - DIYMetalFabrication
Just like us metal fabricators, Scientists have tools too (except theirs are way more expensive). One of their tools is computing power which just happens to be something we personally can help them out with. Read more to see how you can help them create treatments for Coronavirus and other […]

How YOU can help with COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Trip Report - 2020 Frostbite run at KS Rocks 1
The Frostbite run at Kansas Rocks Recreational Park has been going on for what seems like forever. Not sure when it started but I have shirts from ’07, ’08, and ’09 (that I shamelessly still wear). Life has kept me busy in the meantime and this is the first time […]

Trip Report – 2020 Frostbite run at KS Rocks

How to put 15" rock crawler wheels and UTV Tires on a 2nd gen Tracker/Vitara 2
I found some awesome used UTV tires and Jeep wheels for my Vitara. Nevermind the fact that 15″ wheels aren’t supposed to fit a 2nd gen, I don’t always listen to others. Read more to see how I …umm… persuaded them to fit along with lots of pics.

How to Put 15 Inch Steel Wheels and UTV Tires ...

DIY Mounting Scissor Jack Inside Engine Bay Using Grip Fist Clamps 1
We all have that ‘thing’ that we don’t know where to store in our vehicles. Whether it be a fire extinguisher, shovel, lug wrench, rifle, etc. In my case I needed to relocate my scissor jack. Quick Fist clamps to the rescue! Rubber clamps in just about any size to […]

How to Mount Anything Anywhere Using Quick Fist Clamps

DIY Gas Tank Lift Relocation- Vitara Tracker without Body Lift
Every once in a while you find a tool that you think ‘wow, that job would have sucked without that tool’. This Rivet nut tool is one of them! I recently (almost) finished my fuel tank enclosure from 14 gauge sheetmetal that I assembled exclusively with rivetnuts. As of now […]

What is a RivetNut / Nutsert tool and how do ...

DIY Gas Tank Lift Relocation- Vitara Tracker without Body Lift
In this article we finish the plumbing and relocate the fuel filler neck. I took a rather large diversion of adding a partial roll cage during my fuel tank relocation project but now I am back to working on the fuel tank itself.

Part 3 – DIY Gas Tank Lift for Offroad Clearance ...

Diamond Cutoff Wheel Lenox MetalMax
I am always looking for better and safer ways to do things. I came across these Diamond 4.5″ metal cutting wheels and thought I would try them out. Read more to see how they performed!

Tools of the Trade! – Diamond Cutoff Wheels

How to weld "Lock" Rear Differential Vitara Tracker
Traction offroad is the name of this game and nothing adds more traction than differential lockers. Today we go through a how-to add a ‘welded’ rear locker to any rig that is technically ‘free’ if you are willing to put in the sweat equity.

How to weld “Lock” Rear Differential Vitara Tracker

Vitara Tracker How to Install Manual Hubs
Manual hubs get rarer to find on vehicles every day. 4wd systems have gotten better over the years but the new ones rely on pesky electronics, cables, and/or vacuum lines. Read more to see what parts I used and lots of pics on how I swapped to manual hubs on […]

How to Install Manual Hubs on Vitara / Tracker