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Off-Road Communication 101

Off-Road Communication 101

Most people have heard about the usage of a radio in order to communicate when out playing, exploring or racing your 4x4s. What most newer people to the sport don’t know is which radio type to use, why or how to use it. Communication is key and can be a lifesaver when...
Essentials Every Off-Roader Should Carry All The Time!

Essentials Every Off-Roader Should Carry All The Time!

If only we knew when something bad was going to happen ahead of time, we could plan what to pack with us for that day. But since that is not possible (yet), we believe that carrying a good “EDC” Kit for your 4X4 vehicle is a must. So we decided to put...
THE TRUTH ABOUT OPEN VS. LOCKED DIFFERENTIALS

THE TRUTH ABOUT OPEN VS. LOCKED DIFFERENTIALS

  Do I Need Differential Lockers? Truth to be told is; even though not everybody needs differential lockers, everybody could use them at some point when off-roading. Most stock 4X4 vehicles come stock equipped with open differentials (Wrangler Rubicons, e-locker...
SUMMIT 4X4 CLUB – Cinder Hills Run 2019

SUMMIT 4X4 CLUB – Cinder Hills Run 2019

We decided to go play for a day at the Cinder Hills OHV Park up in Flagstaff. It was a blast and nobody broke anything (which is always good). We hit a couple of big hills, some figure 8’s and some fun, super soft trails all day long. Next, a little info about...
TECH TIME: Beefing Up Your Front Axle

TECH TIME: Beefing Up Your Front Axle

If you’ve been around the off road community for any length of time, you’ve heard about the front Dana 30 & the front Dana 44 axles not being strong enough for larger, oversized tires and occasionally you will hear about the axle housings cracking or bending due...
The Importance of 4X4 Routine Maintenance

The Importance of 4X4 Routine Maintenance

All vehicles require routine maintenance in order to ensure a long life, and off road vehicles are no exception. Because not all vehicles are driven the same, these are merely recommendations based on what we encounter here at the shop. You should get in the habit of...
Summit’s Memorial Day Mayhem Off-Road Event

Summit’s Memorial Day Mayhem Off-Road Event

Last Memorial Day Weekend, we at Summit 4X4 Company held our very first Memorial Day Mayhem Off-Road Course event. This event consisted of an obstacle competition, RTI ramps, free play and tons of fun. Here are some of the photos we managed to get: (High definition...
Summit 4X4 – National Go Topless Day

Summit 4X4 – National Go Topless Day

Last May Summit 4X4 Company and both 4×4 Clubs had the chance to join thousands of Jeep owners across the country on this traditional Jeep parade. We met up for coffee and breakfast at the shop and then we headed out to cruise around Downtown Prescott and around...
Summit 4X4 Girls Tribe is Here!

Summit 4X4 Girls Tribe is Here!

H! I am Laurie, an Arizona native (raised in California) married to my best friend, Allen. I am a mom, a grammie and total Jeep Girl! I have to admit I wasn’t too excited when Allen signed us  up for our first Jeep adventure – it was the Jeep Jamboree in...