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Can I Install A Roof Rack Myself?


Roof racks are a great way to enhance the usability of your vehicle. Our Westin Mesa Roof Rack is both rugged and versatile. And you can easily install it yourself. In this blog, we show you how to set it up. And explain why a roof rack is such an essential part for your build.…


5 Traits Of A High-Quality Aftermarket Bumper


A high-quality aftermarket bumper is an essential piece of off-roading gear. It can make the difference between making it through a tough trail or getting stuck. Durability, winch capabilities, and customizability are all important. In this blog, we examine five must-have traits of a quality aftermarket bumper. And show you why a Westin aftermarket bumper…


Is Upgrading To A Steel Bumper Worth It?


Quality aftermarket steel bumpers can make a big difference in how your vehicle looks and performs. Especially when you pick the right bumper for your Jeep or truck. In this blog, we discuss the benefits of upgrading to a steel bumper. Benefits Of Steel Bumpers Steel bumpers are designed with functionality first in mind. Some…


What Size Winch Do I Need?

Bronco Skid Plate

Bigger is always better, right? When it comes to winches, that’s not always the case. Here, it’s best to use a bit of science before you pick the right one. In this blog, we look into just how to determine which size winch is best suited to you and your rig. Why Does Winch Size…


The Benefits Of Adding A Winch To Your Bumper


Considering a winch for your off-road build? In this post, we’ll discuss the benefits of adding a winch to your bumper or upgrading to a bumper that has a winch. Why Would You Need A Winch? Most casual off-roaders already have a strap or rope to get out of a tight spot. So why spend extra…


Should You Add A Skid Plate To Your Off-Roader?

Transfer Case Skid Plate

Protecting your rig from the hazards you find on tough trails is important. But is your vehicle ready for rocks, or is an aftermarket solution required? Some modern jeeps and off-roaders already come with factory skid plates. They are better than nothing, but are factory skids good enough, or do you need aftermarket skid plates?…


Off-Road Essentials You Might Overlook

Tailgate Ladder

When modding their vehicles, most off-road enthusiasts tend to focus on the big stuff. Things like sliders, winches and bumpers. All necessary items, but to build the perfect off-roader, you shouldn’t skimp on the smaller items either. That’s what makes the difference between a good 4×4 and a great one. Inner fenders, floor liners and…


Where Should I Mount My LED Lights?

Ford LED's

LED lighting has many advantages. It offers impressive illumination, uses minimal amounts of power, and enhances the look of your vehicle. To get the most out of your LED lights, you need to consider several factors. The vehicle type, usage needs, and available mounting points all play a part. In this blog, we investigate these…


Step Bars, Running Boards Or Rock Sliders – Which Is Best?

Slides versus Bars

When you’re ready to upgrade the appearance and functionality of your vehicle, step bars, running boards, and rock sliders are popular ways to do it. All these options provide an extra boost that makes entering and exiting your vehicle easier. But, beyond that shared purpose, they vary widely in their function. Let’s explore the benefits…


The Benefits Of Adding Rock Sliders To Your Off-Road Rig

Rock Sliders

When it comes to conquering tough terrain, a well-equipped vehicle is crucial. That’s why one of the most important additions to any off-road vehicle is a set of rock sliders. Not only do they protect your vehicle from potential damage, but they also enhance its performance and appearance. Read on to learn more about how…



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