During the 2020 Overland Adventure in Arizona, the guys from Dee Zee pulled us aside and said they had a prototype part that was perfect for our ’20 Tacoma Double Cab 4x4 SR (which is also outfitted with Dee Zee’s Bed Rack system). The part: a prototype tailgate cutting board cover made from food-grade, high-density polyethylene.
We were ecstatic. Our Tacoma’s factory tailgate, with its fiber-reinforced plastic surface, sure left something to be desired—namely a flat surface good for meal prep or repairs and cupholders for beverages. This still-unnamed part from Dee Zee does just that, simply and easily. Check out our 5-minute campsite install of the product on our third-gen Tacoma.
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OVERLAND ADVENTURE 2020: PART 2
Exploring the Gold King Mine and more of Arizona’s historic backcountry
FULLSIZE BRONCO SAS
I’ve been looking into solid axle swapping my fullsize ’92 Bronco for a while now. The TTB frontend is wearing out my tires in weird pattens and they aren’t lasting very long.
How do you trailside camp?
Fact: For most of us, camping and wheeling go together. It’s a safe bet that where there’s folks gathered to wheel for more than a day there’s probably camping involved.
THE 2020 ULTIMATE ADVENTURE LONG RANGE JEEP
Part 5: Fuel, exhaust, bumpstops, cooling, and more
Don’t let the square headlights fool you too much, this is a JL with some crafty throwbacks to the ’87-’95 Jeep Wrangler. It all started when Quadratec, a shining star in the Jeep aftermarket world, turned 30 years old.
If your garage could talk, what story could it tell?
I found a photo of my garage from several years ago and posted it on my @christianhazelofficial Instagram page with the question, “If your garage could talk, would it have much to say?” For gearheads, the garage is hands down the most important room in the house and the activity center for waking hours.
2020 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED RUBICON ECODIESEL
First report: Diving right in with camping and crawling
DIESEL-POWERED ADVENTURE TRUCK
It’s more than a K20 with patina
2021 SUV OF THE YEAR
Enter the battleground
2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty Limited
Second Report: Into the dirt and towing trailers
“I'm Your Huckleberry” Has a Double Meaning for Old Tucson
Saving the old girl is more than a dream.
INTEL ANNOUNCES ARIZONA EXPANSION AS CHIPMAKER SEEKS FOOTING
Intel announced this week it will build two new factories in Arizona and outsource more of its production as a new CEO looks to turnaround the struggling chipmaker.
Another Front in the COVID Fight
The commander of a National Guard task force says they’re filling gaps in the health care system.
TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
Solomonson Family Heirloom the FFG Way
Grand Slam, Back to Back to Back to Back
STAMPEDE AMONG THE PANDEMIC
STAMPEDE AMONG THE PANDEMIC
Bat Masterson: Armed and Dangerous
Bat Masterson lived long enough to enjoy the fame associated with his legendary time on the Kansas frontier as a lawman in Dodge City, and he never shied from promoting it, as he did when he notched a pawnshop pistol he sold as “his” frontier Colt to an overeager collector. – TRUE WEST ARCHIVES –
Engaging with the Arts
The 31st annual Celebration of Fine Art returns January 16 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
NFL's 1st & Future to Award $150,000 on Television Show
The NFL is bringing its awards for novel advancements in athletes’ safety and performance to television.
ROOSEVELT DAM AGATE: A Gem Loaded with History
The Roosevelt Dam agate is a very limited-occurrence lapidary material, uncovered during the excavation of the Theodore Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, hence the obvious name of Roosevelt Dam agate.