Born a SoCal Native, Ryan Spends his time Building vintage 4x4’s and running trails all over the western United States. To pay the bills, Ryan is the Engineering Team Leader for Smittybilt. Creating parts & Kits from a napkin sketch and getting them onto the shelves at your favorite off road retailer. In Ryan’s current Remuda you will find KTM 990 Adventure, 1972 K5 Blazer, 1972 K10 short bed Pickup, 1975 F100 shortbed 4x4, 1979 Toyota Hilux and a 2014 Silverado 4x4 upfitted with a Four Wheel Camper. Ryan’s adventures have lead him to places like The cloud forests of Ecuador, The Jungles of Costa Rica, the sand dunes of Saudi Arabia, 49 US states, Canada and Mexico by 4X4. For more details on Ryan’s current projects follow along on Instagram @dirtstar2002
- DIY/How To
The Age-old question, when to use your lockers and the tools you should use before lockers are engaged.
- Trips & Tales
Located in an area referred to as the Colorado Desert, (nowhere near Colorado) the Yuha desert has lots to offer historians, Geologists, and amateur explorers alike.
Attacked in 1851, most of the Oatman Family was killed, a story that continues to intrigue.
FJ Cruisers from all over California Band together to run trails in the Anza Borrego State Park.