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Off Road essentials, What do i need

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I am new to the blazer i am 16 and i love it but i wanted to know what your guys have for advice on additions for parts or modifications.
 
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Watch this video
then the 2014 cheap truck challenge. Might give you a few good ideas. And they are fun to watch.
 
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Thank you for that post had annyone converted to solid front axle and has pictures cost time that kinda stuff I would like to see
 
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As for what i carry on hand when off road it depends on where i am going and am i in snow mud etc... For a good basics list I always try to carry at least some basic tools jack jack stand tire iron come along tow straps a exta 5 gallon gas can and a small shovel/pick. I can take care of most basic situations that come up with that..
 
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Thank you for that post had annyone converted to solid front axle and has pictures cost time that kinda stuff I would like to see
theres so many variables on doing that swap. i did mine on a 93 for around 1300 bucks said and done, but i had most the crap laying around, axles, springs, tires, etc
 
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tons of people will tell you not to wheel alone...now this is so true at first but once you got some experience then you can CAREFULLY explore. If you play in deep mud then never alone and snow is also a group sport.

You'll need a tool box with basic tools, zip ties, duct tape, hose clamps and misc things. Fluids, water, extra gas.

Basic offroad list: Attachement points front and back, tow strap, tree strap, shovel, Highlift jack, bunt rope, misc recovery gear (clevis, gloves)

I've been wheeling for over 20 years and I have always relied on my highlift for a lot of stuff. It can get you out of a hole as a jack and it can also be used as a winch with the right gear.

ALWAYS bring water to drink and it's smart to bring water tablets just in case you are stuck, cliff bars or granola bars will keep for a long time so throw them in, blankets/change of clothes.

Remember that you need to make sure to tell someone where you are going and when you will be back and then check in with them when you are out. It's not as bad these days because we got cell phones but walking out is no fun when you are 10 miles in.
 
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Pretty good read! Loads of pros giving out good information on this forum!
 
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