How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.

How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.

One of the most common modifications done to an offroad vehicle is the tires, and like many things in life, modifications on a vehicle have consequences. When our rig rolled off the assembly line it was equipped with a 285/70/r17 AT tire which specs out to 32.7 inches or a small “33”.  For a factory tire, it is a pretty respectable size and on a short wheel base vehicle, they can be quite capable, but we don’t have a short wheelbase vehicle. This is one of a number of reasons that we went to a much larger 37×12.5r17 Falken Wildpeak MT01 tire, and that change lead to a lack of sleep. Continue reading “How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.”

Staying Safe on the Road

Staying Safe on the Road

Summer is less than a week away and like many families, we are starting to plan our upcoming trips.  It is easy to get caught up in searching for a campsite, or scanning maps for the perfect route or even just scrolling through Instagram for inspiration and overlook an important part of the plan.  Luckily we have Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad to share some tips to help you prepare for a safe journey.

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