Dick Cepek Trail Country EXP first look

The folks at Dick Cepek/Mickey Thompson introduced a new hybrid truck tire just before the SEMA Show, the Trail Country EXP. I love the appearance of this new tread, less aggressive than the Dick Cepek Fun Country I wrote about here Fun Country review, but with deeper tread and more void than the much more conservative Trail Country (no EXP) … Read More

Cummins Powered Dodge Power Wagon

This is the Full Metal Jacket, or FMJ, a 1941 Dodge Power Wagon with a Cummins Turbo Diesel (4BT) under the hood, backed by a TH350 transmission. It was built by Weaver Customs in Utah. Enjoyed a quick look at this beauty near the end of the 2018 SEMA Show. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved. Resource: Weaver Customs   … Read More

Eezi-Awn Dart Rooftop Tent

Eezi-Awn’s new hard-shell Dart tent was introduced by Equipt Expedition Outfitters at the 2018 Overland Expo West event.  Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved Resources:  Equipt Expedition Outfitters Overland Expo

Cummins R2.8-Powered Proffitt’s Cruisers 79 Series Land Cruiser Pickup

Custom 79 Series Land Cruiser Pickup Cummins’ booth at the 2017 SEMA Show was focused on their mighty mite in a crate, the fantastic R2.8 Turbo Diesel. This post is about one of the two cool rigs on display. This Toyota was IMMACULATE! Looked NEW. Details below.   Custom 79 Series (HZJ79 body) Land Cruiser Pickup, by Proffitt’s Resurrection Land … Read More

Overland Expo West 2017

Overland Expo West 2017 — Flagstaff’s Fort Tuthill County Park  New Venue  Overland Expo West is a three-day annual event focused on educating and inspiring folks to explore their outdoor world, both near and far. The big news for the event this year was change: it moved to a new venue, the Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Arizona. The … Read More

AEV EcoDiesel 1500

America Expedition Vehicles’ EcoDiesel 1500 The enthusiasts at American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) have been focused on the heavy-duty Ram Cummins platforms in recent years, but they have now waved their magic wand over a 2017 1500 EcoDiesel. The results are easy on the eyes. AEV’s modular Premium Front Bumper rides on a prototype AEV 4” DualSport suspension, with 325/60R20 BFG … Read More