August 20, 2018

Sand makes for a unique driving surface. If you drive too fast, you may lose traction and risk burying your vehicle to its frame. If you drive too slow, you may lose momentum and still risk losing traction. Overheating your vehicle's transmission may also be an imminen...

March 10, 2018

Let’s talk fairleads...the most common you see today is the hawse, but is that the right choice over the roller fairlead? I'm going to explain the pros and cons from an educational standpoint that is not biased between the two.

The hawse fairlead originally came about f...

February 1, 2018

Great news! PITTS 4x4 CO. will be instructing at the American Adventurist Desert Rendezvous near Anzo Borrego, CA next month. Hope to see you there! For more info, click HERE.

January 11, 2018

Grabbing your gloves prior to setting up a winching scenario should be instinct...but gloves should NOT have a wrist strap. Why do you think this is? 

January 11, 2018

Keep It Simple Stupid! 

What could be used, not used, or replaced to simplify this rigging? 

Often times, we over complicate our rigging. Think simple...less components used equals less components that could fail. Reduce your factors!

Example: I used a bridal rigging to e...

January 11, 2018

Ductility: the measure of deformation prior to failure. Notice, the “unnamed” hook failed at 19k pounds with minimal deformation. The Crosby hook held 23k pounds before deformity; it continued to hold the load until it slipped off the hook. This gives the user a better...

January 11, 2018

The most ideal and usually the only recovery point on the rear of a vehicle is the receiver hitch. The Hitchlink from Factor 55 is a safe and proper solution to utilizing your vehicle's hitch as a recovery and/or anchor point. With that said, it is crucial to know the...

August 2, 2017

PITTS 4x4 Company is excited to announce our new partnership with Bearmach, Parts for Land Rovers - we are now an official Bearmach Brand Ambassador!

To read more, check out their blog post HERE.

"Bearmach is one of the largest online sellers of parts and accessories for...

June 12, 2017

With my wife's hand in mine, I am beginning a new chapter in my life. I am creating a business that is based on Four-Wheel Drive Education and Consulting for like minded organizations, clubs, and individuals. Expect off-road driving (Tread Lightly!), overland travel, v...

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