2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off Road revealed

For the first time, Toyota is extending its TRD Off-Road trim to the RAV4 crossover. Continue reading

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The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel (the half ton truck with a three quarter ton payload)

When Ram introduced the all new 2019 Ram 1500 I had mixed feelings about the truck – thinking I’d go the heavy duty route when it was time for us to buy a truck, I didn’t pay too much attention to them for my needs. In other words; I was spending more time with online configuration tools for 3/4 Ton trucks than any of the half ton or midsize trucks. So I never gave much thought to how I’d option a half ton truck, until recently. Continue reading

TRD Pro Taco Truck gets dirty in Alaska

Toyota’s TRD Pro series trucks are the most capable factory versions of their three off-roadable vehicles. Yesterday, Toyota revealed the new TRD Pro version of the updated Tacoma. I wasn’t overly impressed with the redesigned Tacoma when it was revealed last year, but there is something about this Super White Taco truck that has me interested (and I don’t even like white vehicles). Continue reading

Overland Journal and my new obsession

I’ll admit it; I often get carried away. I’ll get an idea in my head and start a cycle of researching, list making, budgeting, day dreaming, and planning; then reality kicks in and I’m usually left frustrated, and disappointed. My wife bought me a subscription to Overland Journal for my birthday last fall – and now a few issues in; I want to build an overland rig and drive around the world.

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