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November/December 2019

A Guide To Automotive Adventure & Outdoor Lifestyle

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Engaged Media
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editor’s letter

Now that we have survived one of the hotter summers in recent memory, the cooler temperatures of an oncoming autumn is a welcome respite from the arid heat and sticky humidity of the places that we’ve explored. As we move into fall, it’s a good time to reevaluate our travel plans, search for new activities to do and refresh our vehicles for the season to come. What will your plans be? I’m looking to hit some higher elevation trails that I haven’t explored yet. This issue features a wide variety of content from incredible vehicle builds, fantastic locales and exciting outdoor gear. We take a ride in a monstrous 6x6 Man truck that was built for long term overland travels. You won’t want to miss it. Not to be out done,…

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tread

EDITORIAL KELLY NOMURA/ BRAND MANAGER JERRY TSAI/ EDITOR BRYON DORR/ FEATURE EDITOR DESIGN NADIA SVERDLOVA/ DESIGN DIRECTOR KELLY LEE/ ART DIRECTOR CONTRIBUTORS IAN BOSTROM, JASON DARRAH, ASHLEY GIORDANO, RICHARD GIORDANO, MERCEDES LILIENTHAL, SUE MEAD, JOHN PANGILINAN, RYAN LEE PRICE ADVERTISING GABE FRIMMEL/ AD SALES DIRECTOR (714) 200-1930 GFRIMMEL@ENGAGEDMEDIAINC.COM CHRIS CRISPELL/ SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (714) 200-1935 ANDREW DEMIAR/ ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (714) 200-1903 BECKY MAAS/ ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (714) 200-1959 SEBASTIAN TIRKEY/ ADVERTISING TRAFFIC COORDINATOR ERIC GOMEZ/ ADVERTISING TRAFFIC COORDINATOR OPERATIONS CHANDAN PANDEY/ PRODUCTION, NEWSSTAND & CIRCULATION ANALYST SHAILESH KHANDELWAL/ SUBSCRIPTIONS MANAGER MANISH KUMAR MISHRA/ OPERATIONS SPECIALIST ALEX MENDOZA/ ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT SURAJPAL SINGH BISHT/ PREPRESS MANAGER VICTORIA VAN VLEAR/ INTERN PROGRAM MANAGER ENGAGED MEDIA, LLC SCOTT HALL/ CEO PINAKI BHATTACHARYA/ MANAGING DIRECTOR & COO WILLIAM AMMERMAN/ EXECUTIVE VP, DIGITAL JOHN GOODPASTURE/ VICE PRESIDENT, SALES ERIN MASERCOLA/ CONTENT DIRECTOR CARRIE RUBALCABA/ HUMAN RESOURCES…

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rock ‘n’ roll

With the holiday season quickly approaching, what do you have on your wish list? If your truck’s been nice to you, it may be in line for a new set of wheels. Upgraded rims can provide your vehicle with a fresh look and improved performance. An extra set of wheels can be mounted with cold weather specific tires so that you can quickly and easily prep your rig for slick winter surfaces. The following wheels are the latest offerings from some forward thinking designers and engineers. Which of them catch your eye? FIFTEEN52 / TURBOMAC HD [CLASSIC] The 16x8-sized Turbomac HD [classic] features a classic stepped lip making the wheel design fitting for many modern and vintage off-road vehicles. After over a year of rigorous testing on his Ford Raptor, Ken Block…

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out fitted

O1. FAB FOURS/’18-‘19 JEEP JL / ‘20 JEEP GLADIATOR STUBBY FRONT BUMPER New for the Jeep JL and JT Gladiator the Fab Fours Stubby Bumper was engineered with the Jeep purist in mind. This bumper has tapered edges and the Fab Fours knife edge design, but is no wider than the grill. The bumper is manufactured out of all 3/16 steel and is fully welded inside and out for superior strength and durability. Available with or without guard. MSRP: $399 fabfours.com O2. ARP/HEAD STUD KIT FOR HIGHLY BOOSTED 6.7L POWER-STROKE Diesel performance enthusiasts can now take the popular 6.7L Ford Power Stroke engines to new boost levels thanks to ARP’s new head studs that are designed to cope with extreme combustion pressures. The kit includes studs, parallel-ground washers and 12-point nuts, as well as…

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gear box

O1. BLUE FORCE GEAR / TRACER PACK The Tracer Pack is a full-featured backpack that is perfectly suited in the truck, at the office, in class, or on the trail. It can carry all your essentials and features an integral padded laptop sleeve on the back capable of holding most 15-inch or smaller laptops. The bottom of the pack features a double layer of ULTRAcomp, a high-performance laminate that provides superior wear and water resistance over other materials. MSRP: $195 blueforcegear.com O2. KEEN / VENTURE MID WP Keen’s Venture Mid waterproof hiking boots are built to give you confident grip on the trail. Featuring a lightweight upper, locked-in feel, and higher-traction outsole, the boots will propel you to your next adventure. Keen’s footbeds are infused with probiotic technology that naturally breaks down odor in…

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made the cut

If you’re not in the habit of carrying a pocketknife on you at all times, you’re missing out. Until you stop to realize it, the usefulness of a pocketknife in your daily activities can be easily overlooked. Whether your need is to open a freshly delivered package at home or cut through some rope on the trail, you never know where and when you’ll need a dependable blade by your side. What we do know is that there are plenty of great knives to choose from to service your needs. All because we are heading towards the end of the year doesn’t mean that knife makers are taking a break. In this edition of Made The Cut, we look at yearend releases of the latest knives. Which will you stick…

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