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

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2020 Ford Bronco revealed, kinda

There hasn’t been much more anticipation in the off-road community as has been for the JL Wrangler that recently hit dealers, the only vehicle that has promise to be any kind of competition for that off-roader is Ford’s resurgence of the Bronco nameplate. 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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