Recreation Advocate

The OutdoorWire family websites feature news and information affecting outdoor recreation opportunities and access to public lands. 

Advocating access to public lands carries a responsibility to be part of the solution for managing the public lands.  As a strong proponent for participation to make a difference, I am a full time advocate for recreation and the Managing Editor of the OutdoorWire family websites. 

4x4Wire.com is dedicated to four wheel drive recreation...

Advocating access to public lands carries a responsibility to be part of the solution for managing the public lands.  As a strong proponent for participation to make a difference, I am a full time advocate for recreation and the Managing Editor of the OutdoorWire family websites. 

4x4Wire.com is dedicated to four wheel drive recreation featuring technical articles and information to promote, protect, and provide outdoor recreation opportunities.  4x4Voice.com focuses on California issues. MUIRNet.net is focused on environmental, administrative and legislative news and information. OutdoorWire.com is Access and Landuse Central with an overall index to the contents of the family of websites. 

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John Stewart

Toyota Tundra Parts Available from ExtremeTerrain

2007+ Tundra Parts and Accessories now Available

PAOLI, Pa. (August 29, 2019) – ExtremeTerrain.com (XT) has been home to Jeep Wrangler Parts, from 1987 to current model year, since 2003. Adding Toyota Tacoma parts just over a year ago, today the team at XT is proud to announce the addition of Toyota Tundra parts for 2007 to current model year Tundra pickups.

New Tundra parts are being added every day, from bumpers to Tundra wheels, so be sure to tell all your Tundra-owning friends to head to XT’s site to find the new home for 2007+ Toyota Tundra parts and accessories.

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Life with a Jeep - Hood Latch Replacement

The 2007 and newer Jeep Wrangler stock hood latches are prone to stretching which allows movement of the hood, that strange little movement known as “hood flutter”.  That is movement is noticeable when you pass a semi on a windy day and you see your hood start to lift.  An easy fix, replace the stock rubber latches with one of the numerous aftermarket latches.

I did that replacement soon after buying my 2010 JK.  At that time, polyurethane replacements for the stock rubber hood latch were the only option.  Later, more options began appearing with billet aluminum the leading material.  My polyurethane replacement latches held for seven years before southern California sun took its toll.

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The Definitive Guide to Jeep Wrangler Wheels

Everything You Need to Know | ExtremeTerrain Tech Guides

PAOLI, Pa. (Aug. 22, 2019) – The invention of the wheel spawned the creation of everything from potter’s wheels, to wheelbarrows, and even Jeep Wranglers! Wrangler wheels come in a variety of sizes and finishes so when it comes time to replace or upgrade your current set, a little bit of research goes a long way to ensure you have the right diameter wheel, coupled with the correct lug pattern, offset, and backspacing for your application.

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Daily Driven Jeep Wrangler JL Build | Throttle Out

Lifted Jeep Wrangler JL on a Budget!

PAOLI, Pa. (Aug 7, 2019) – In this episode of ExtremeTerrain’s (XT) Throttle Out YouTube Series, host Merideth Evasew gets her hands on a completely stock Mojito Green JLU, spinning a few wrenches on its first-round of modifications. Since this JLU will function primarily as a daily driver, Merideth hand-picks Jeep parts from popular XT product categories like Lift Kits, Armor, Lighting, and Wheels and Tires to create a very functional and stylish build.

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Win $5,000 for your Wrangler from RedRock 4x4

RedRock 4x4 $5k Giveaway on ExtremeTerrain

PAOLI, Pa. (Aug 1, 2019) Attention all YJ to JL Wrangler owners: here is your chance to win $5,000 in parts and accessories for your rig on ExtremeTerrain (XT), brought to you by RedRock 4x4. RedRock 4x4 is fast becoming one of the most trusted names in the Jeep Wrangler aftermarket by offering performance and styling parts that easily surpass factory OEM standards for outstanding quality.

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