IIHS developing new crash test
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Trucks and SUVs Force Change in IIHS Safety Tests

You know in Chernobyl when the radiation dosimeters go off-the-scale because they can’t accurately measure what’s flying around the room? That’s kind of what’s happening with trucks and SUVs when it comes to crash tests right now. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has come forward and admitted it needs a new safety test. The …

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What Is a Portal Axle?

It’s the first rule of off-roading:  get away from the ground. When it comes to steep approach angles, big holes, and obstacles, ground clearance is everything. Bigger tires, lift kits, high lift jacks, and even the front and rear bumper 12,000 lb electric winches on this project Land Cruiser; most of the components and accessories …