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Last One Over – Overland Adventure in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming

Last One Over – Overland Adventure in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming UPCOMING EVENT: Hello Adventure Enthusiasts! ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI – Last One Over Adventure – JUNE 30 – JULY 5, 2017 Upcoming Event! You too can be on an expedition to the most beautiful place in America Last One Over, Overland adventure in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming culminating at the border convergence …

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PowerFest – Suzuki 4×4 Enthusiast Gathering in Oregon

WHERE: 45°36’37.6″N 123°20’56.0″W  BROWNS CAMP OHV TSF WHEN: SATURDAY JUNE 3RD, 2017 9AM In preparation for the PowerFest return, an informal meet and ride in TSF for Suzuki Enthusiasts. Trails, Camping at Browns Camp, possibly a multiple day activity. NO SIGN UP, NO OFFICIAL ANYTHING. A simple gathering of Suzuki 4×4 enthusiasts to enjoy the forest and each other’s company.   …

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Tracking Route 66 – On Road Can Be Fun Too

TRACKING ROUTE 66 – ON ROAD CAN BE FUN TOO Story/Photo: Jeff Simons, Editor: E. Bewley The Mother Road, USA – My vacation was coming up and we’re taking the “new” Tracker. Check the build of the Tracker here. This was a going to be a cross country adventure with the plan of driving Route 66 in its entirety. I’ve seen sections and …

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Sand Lake Super Storm Adventure

SAND LAKE – SUPER STORM ADVENTURE Editor: E. Bewley, Author/Photos: D. Cappell Portland, OR – With the coming winter comes the promise of large storms crashing upon the coast. Sometimes it is good sport to go check them out and see just how nasty it really is. This weekend was played up as a large ‘typhoon type’ with high winds, buckets …

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Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Exploring Moab

Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Exploring Moab Editor: Words by Andy Lilienthal; photos by Mercedes Lilienthal. Video by Jesse Hires. Moab, UT – In part six of Around the West in 95 Horsepower, Mercedes and I had arrived in Moab and explored some of the areas around the iconic Utah town. In this segment, we’ll run one of the 4×4 trails.    Today …

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Want a New Suzuki Samurai? Go to India or New Zealand

Nostalgia: Want a New Suzuki Samurai? Go to India or New Zealand Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – The Suzuki Samurai was introduced to North America in 1985 as a MY 1986 vehicle and was on sale for 10 model years. Despite the whole Consumer Reports roll-over conundrum in the 1980s, it remains one of the most loved, coveted, and in-demand 4x4s …

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Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Imogene Pass

Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Imogene Pass Editor: Andy Lilienthal, photos by Andy and Mercedes Lilienthal Portland, OR – In part three of Around the West in 95 Horsepower, we had arrived in Ouray Colorado. Here, we hit the famous trails of the San Juan Mountains.   After our first night in Ouray, Colorado, we’d stay in the area and visit …

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Around the West in 95 Horsepower

Lifestyle: Around the West in 95 Horsepower: Portland to Murtaugh Editor: Andy Lilienthal photos by Mercedes Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – In the first installment of “Around the West in 95 Horsepower,” we talked a bit about where we were headed and what we did to prepare. In this segment, we’ll talk about our first day on the road. We made it …

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Upgrades, Repairs, and Rebuilds for the Suzuki Sidekick

Upgrades, Repairs, and Rebuilds for the Suzuki Sidekick Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – There’s been a lot going on with the Teal Terror (aka project Suzuki Sidekick) lately, which is part of the reason I haven’t been posting as much I as have previously. There have been some upgrades, some repairs, and even some rebuilds. Why? In preparation for …

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Bye bye bling, hello black … and the tale of a new tailgate

Way Of Life: Bye bye bling, hello black … and the tale of a new tailgate Editor: Andy Lilienthal – subcompactculture.com Portland, OR – Remember my blingy rear spare tire I had? That chrome-plated five-spoke sparkler which no longer matched my other black wheels? Well it’s gone thanks to a can of Plasti Dip. What is Plasti Dip you ask? It’s a rubberized …

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