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$100k Bronco Build - Off-Road Test!

In an exciting video release, the team at Turn5 (T5) highlights the fifth and final stage of their Bronco build, presenting a vehicle that's ready to dominate any trail. With over 100K in mods, the 2023 ‘Gator’ will soon be given away in T5’s epic summer sweepstakes. The entry window closes on September 30th, 2023, with the grand prize winner to be announced on October 31st, 2023.


The video begins with the host, Justin Dugan, sharing the journey of transforming the Ford Bronco into the ultimate off-road machine. With attention to detail, the interior features custom seat embroidery and rugged Rough Country floor liners that add both style and practicality. Next, the installation of a RedRock off-road antenna and RedRock taillight covers adds a touch of ruggedness while maintaining a sleek look. The BroncBuster tie rod brace set reinforces a notorious weak spot for added insurance on the trail.

After showing a clip of the Bronco’s unveiling at T5’s Charity Car Show, the team heads to Rausch Creek Off-Road Park in Pennsylvania to witness the ‘Gator’ in action on its first off-road adventure. The video leaves viewers impressed by its performance and versatility.

Part 5 of this incredible Bronco transformation represents T5's dedication to providing top-notch automotive customization. Viewers are welcome to participate in the giveaway, earning a single entry for each dollar spent at AmericanTrucks.com and/or ExtremeTerrain.com."

 Learn more and see the ‘Gator’ in action here: https://www.extremeterrain.com/gator-build-3.html

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$100k Bronco Build Video - Stage 4! "Gator" goes Camping!

The highly anticipated Stage 4 of Turn5’s (T5) 100K Ford Bronco Build is complete, and it ispacking some serious overlanding upgrades. The Gator build is the grand prize in T5’s summer sweepstakes. The lateststage introduces a variety of accessories that will elevate the camping and overlanding experience for its future ownerto be announced on October 31st, 2023.

Part 4 features products generously provided by Rough Country, a premier partner for the Gator build. To begin, theteam at T5 addeda Rough Country Portable Fridge/Freezer, Rough Country Air Compressor, and Rough CountryCollapsible Fire Pit. To accommodate the new additions and optimize storage, the Rough Country Metal Storage Box wascustom mounted with high quality brackets.
Next,T5 added some recovery gear and a tailgate table, before moving on to the highlight of Stage 4–the RoughCountry Hard Shell Roof Top Tent. The tent can comfortably accommodate 2–3 people with easy setup and take downthanks to the hydraulic-assisted clamshell design.
T5’s Gator build looks more capable and adventure-ready than ever before. The finish line for the 100K build is in sightas the parts authority gets ready to select the winner on September 30, 2023. For every qualifying dollar spent on eitherwww.extremeterrain.com or www.americantrucks.com, participants will receive one entry into the draw up to amaximum of 10,000 entries per person, per email address. Visit the pages below for all the details of Stage 4, giveawayrules, and more.
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$100k Bronco "Gator" Build Video - Stage 3!

Turn5’s 100K Badlands Bronco Build Giveaway


Stage 3 Unveiled | Bullet-Proofing, Lighting, and Style

Parts authority Turn5, Inc. (T5) releases Part 3 of its 2023 Badlands Bronco “Gator” build
featuring upgrades to its armor, appearance, and lighting. The truck is undergoing an epic transformation before it is
given away as the grand prize in T5’s summer sweeps. Every dollar spent on AmericanTrucks.com (AT) or
ExtremeTerrain.com (XT) up to September 30th, 2023, earns one entry into the draw. The winner will be announced on October 31, 2023.

The power, performance, and functional mods added in Stage 2 paved the way for what has been called the ‘marathon’
stage of the build. Stage 3 is all about protection, style, and next level lighting. To start things off, the “Gator” was treated to a set of Morimoto LED Projector Headlights boosting both the truck’s looks and visibility. Fog lights, backup lights, and a 39” light bar were also added thanks to KC HiLiTES. Next, heavy duty Barricade HD front and rear bumpers were installed complete with a dual stage powder coat finish and room for a 12,000lb winch and additional lighting. Other Phase 3 mods include Rock Slide Engineering Side Steps boasting rocker protection and a step that deploys automatically when the door is opened. For the final heavy hitter, T5 added the Vanguard Off Road Craftsmen Roof Rack with 500 pound on road and 350 pound off road load capacity.

T5 invites participants to keep shopping as its 100K Custom 2023 Bronco Giveaway is accepting entries until September 30th, 2023. For every qualifying dollar spent on either XT or AT, participants will receive one entry into the draw up to a maximum of 10,000 entries per person, per email address. T5 will announce the winner on October 31, 2023. XT and AT customers can head to the pages below to learn more about Stage 3 and how to be a part of T5’s biggest giveaway.

ExtremeTerrain: https://www.extremeterrain.com/gator-build-3.html
AmericanTrucks: https://www.americantrucks.com/gator-build-3.html

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$100K Bronco Build Giveaway - "Gator" Stage 2 Update

Aftermarket parts authority Turn5, Inc. (T5) is back to unveil Stage 2 of its 2023 BadlandsBronco build--the grand prize in its summer sweeps ending September 30th, 2023. Every dollar spent onAmericanTrucks.com (AT) or ExtremeTerrain.com (XT) earns one entry into the draw.T5 encourages customers to keepshopping as they check out what’s new for Stage 2.


While Stage 1 laid the foundation, Stage 2 kicks it up a notch with a focus on function, performance, and power. Keymods for thisphase of the build include an AWE 0FG Cat-Back Exhaust, Mishimoto Baffled Oil Catch Can System,Mishimoto Performance Intercooler Kit, and Mishimoto Coolant Expansion Tank. With the Everglades trim package as itsinspiration, T5 wraps up Stage 2 by installing an Airaid Snorkel Kit. Additional “Gator” mods continue behind the sceneswith Stage 3 soon to come.
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T5’s 100K Custom 2023 Bronco Giveaway is accepting entries until September 30th, 2023. For every qualifying dollarspent on either XT or AT, participants will receive one entry into the draw up to a maximum of 10,000 entries perperson, per email address. T5 is set to announce the winner on October 31, 2023. XT and AT customers can head to thepages below for all the latest updates and details of entry.
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XT's $100K Bronco Giveaway: Gator Build Gets Stage 1 Upgrades

100K Badlands Bronco Build | Stage 1 Reveal

We already announced the giveaway for this sweet Bronco known as "The Gator", now let's take a look under the sheet metal...

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Aftermarket parts authority and owner of ExtremeTerrain.com, Turn5, Inc. (T5) unveils Stage 1 of its 2023 Badlands FordBronco build, coined "The Gator." T5 is transforming the 2023 Bronco with mods totaling more than 100K which willthen be given to the winner of its current sweepstakes ending September 30th, 2023. Customers can head to the “Gator”build pages below for a full rundown of Phase 1 including details on how they can increase their chance to drive away a winner.

According to T5,“This beast is ready to conquer any terrain and turn heads wherever it goes.”With the Gator theme inmind, T5 began the build by installing a PPF wrap over anEruption GreenBronco resulting in a distinct satin sheen. Withcolor and paint protection dialed in, it was time to get to work installing the other foundation pieces. Highlights of Phase1 include Icon Vehicle Dynamic’s Stage 6 suspension lift, Mickey Thompson 37" tires, Black Rhino wheels, and Air Designfender flares.

Phase 1 of the ultimate adventure machine is out! Customers of T5’s subsidiaries ExtremeTerrain.com (XT) andAmericanTrucks.com (AT) are invited to visit the respective YouTube channels to watch the video release and/or read allabout it on the pages below.T5’s 100K Custom2023 Bronco Giveaway is accepting entries until September 30th, 2023. For every qualifying dollarspent on either XT or AT, participants will receive one entry into the draw up to a maximum of 10,000 entries perperson, per email address. T5 is set to announce the winner on October 31, 2023.

You can view the Stage 1 build video from XT's website here: https://www.extremeterrain.com/gator-build-1.html

OR Enter the Bronco Giveaway here: https://www.extremeterrain.com/vehicle-giveaway-2023.html


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$100K Custom 2023 Ford Bronco (aka "The Gator") Giveaway

Are you ready for a $100,000 Bronco? "The Gator" is waiting....

Turn5, Inc. (T5) announces its 100K Custom Bronco Build Sweepstakes to be held through
its affiliate sites ExtremeTerrain.com (XT) and AmericanTrucks.com (AT). For every qualifying dollar spent on either
website, participants will receive one entry into the draw up to a maximum of 10,000 entries per person, per email
address. The Sweepstakes began at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time on April 3, 2023, and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on
September 30, 2023. The winner will be announced on October 31, 2023.

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T5’s 2023 Badlands Bronco build includes over $37,000 in modifications bringing the approximate retail value (ARV) up
to over $100k. T5 has named this build ‘The Gator’ and plans to post regular updates on its respective YouTube channels
ahead of the complete reveal on May 24, 2023. AT/XT Customers are encouraged to create an account and start
shopping to maximize their chance of driving away with the grand prize.

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T5’s 100K Ford Bronco Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are
the age of majority in their state of residence. Some exclusions apply. One winner will be selected by random drawing
on or about October 15, 2023, from among all entries properly received during the promotion period. The official rules
and specific methods of entry can be found on each of the pages below.
AmericanTrucks: https://www.americantrucks.com/vehicle-giveaway-2023.html
ExtremeTerrain: https://www.extremeterrain.com/vehicle-giveaway-2023.html

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Build Your Jeep Wrangler JL For Summer!

Set up your Wrangler JL for Summer the right way!

The experts at ExtremeTerrain show us how to get your Wrangler JL ready for summer fun!

Watch Merideth show us her top mods to make for the best JL Wrangler summer build: https://www.extremeterrain.com/throttleout-june-2021.html

Summer JL

Once your Wrangler JL is ready for some summer fun, don't forget to check out the Where2Wheel Map to find 4x4, Jeep, and truck off road trails across the USA!


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Go Topless Day gets even better with help from ExtremeTerrain

For over 10 years, Go Topless Day® (GTD) has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable organizations by Jeepers like you around the world. ExtremeTerrain (XT) is sponsoring the 14th annual GTD on May 15, 2021 and is looking to make it bigger and better than ever!

Since 2018, over $130,000 was donated to charitable causes through 200+ hosted events and this year XT is looking to include 350 hosts in hopes to increase the impact. To do so, we need more Jeep clubs to sign-up as a host. There are several benefits to becoming a host for GTD including Essentials Kits, discounts, and the ability to pick which charity your group will support. XT has pledged to contribute an additional $500 to any host that raises at least $500 for their local registered 501c charity of choice.

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Wanna’ learn more? Visit: https://www.extremeterrain.com/go-topless-day-main.html

To sign-up as a host, visit: https://www.extremeterrain.com/go-topless-day-hub.html

As always, don't forget to check out the Where2Wheel map for Jeep and truck off-road trails across the USA; the W2W map can help you find places to go offroading near you!

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ExtremeTerrain now carrying CJ7 Wrangler parts and accessories

ExtremeTerrain (XT) has been home to aftermarket parts and accessories for 1987 to current model year Jeep Wranglers since 2003. With the addition, and success of Toyota parts , the team at XT wanted to ensure classic Jeep owners were included in the fun.

Today, XT is happy to announce the addition of 1976 - 1986 CJ7 Wrangler parts and accessories to our online catalog.


See them here: https://www.extremeterrain.com/cj7-jeep-accessories-parts.html

Lastly, don't forget to check out the Where2Wheel map for off-road trails for Jeeps & trucks all across the USA and offroad trails near you too!

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ExtremeTerrain Customer Spotlight Jeep Builds

Need Some Jeep Build Inspiration? Check out XT's Customer Build Spotlight Series

ExtremeTerrain has an amazing selection of Jeep parts that can help you turn your Jeep from mild to wild!  Also XT supports the Jeep community, clean trail iniatives, and even funds scholarships - if you're gonna buy Jeep parts, buy from XT.

Here are some ExtremeTerrain customers' Jeep builds.  Check these out to get an idea of the mods that you can do to make your Jeep stand out from the rest, wheel better, ride better, sounds better... whatever your fancy is, XT has you and your Jeep covered!  Just click/tap the image to learn more about that build.








Lastly, dont forget to check out the Where2Wheel Trails Map to find your next wheeling adventure!

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XtremeTerrain's Jeep Top Buyers Guide

Merideth from XT shows us the easiest way to pick out the right top for your Jeep Wrangler.

If you own a wrangler, its likely you have tried shopping for hard or soft top in the past. A Jeep's top is essential, but can also be difficult to identify the best style for each owner's individual needs.

At XT, they are always trying to simplify the decision making process with technical guides, filtered shopping, and of course informational videos. In this latest one, XT host, Merideth Evasew, installs and reviews various hard and soft top options to explain the pros and cons of each.

XT Jeep Tops

As always, don't forget to check out the Where2Wheel trails map for Jeep & truck trails all across the USA.

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XT's Jeep Wrangler Doors Buyer's Guide

Let ExtremeTerrain help you find the perfect aftermarket doors for your Jeep Wrangler!

When it comes time to take the doors off your Jeep Wrangler, stock doors tend to be a bit bulky and inconvenient to remove and store. Luckily, aftermarket alternatives are vast, but finding the right option can be confusing.

To clear up the differences of options like tube doors and half doors, XT host Sara Riordon takes the time to put each type of door on our shop rig and explain the pros and cons of each.


View it here: https://www.extremeterrain.com/wrangler-jeep-doors.html

Don't forget to check out Where2Wheel.com to find off road trails all across the US! 

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XT's Jeep Wrangler Wheel & Tire Upgrade and Replacement Guide

ExtremeTerrain makes wheel & tire shopping for your Jeep Wrangler easier than ever before!

XT has built a new way to pick out wheels and tires for you Jeep Wranger without any confusion about proper size and fitment.

Watch Sara from XT explain in this short four minute video how simple navigating the wheel and tire shopping process is on ExtremeTerrain.com.  XT could not have made it any more straightforward on how to choose a wheel and tire combo that will fit perfectly on your Wrangler no matter what size lift or other mods that you are running.  XT even made sure to include the little details like tire pressure monitoring sensors that are often forgot about when buying new wheels and tires for your Jeep Wranlger.

As always don't forget to check out the Where2Wheel Map to find off road trails near you!  You're gonna need somewhere to test out those new treads!

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XT's Jeep Wrangler Soft Top Buyer's Guide

Picking the right soft top for your Jeep Wrangler can be difficult.

That's why our friends at ExtremeTerrain have put together a soft top buyers guide as well as a Jeep Wrangler Top Tech Guide that will teach you everything you need to know about the full spectrum of Jeep Wrangler Top options.

When it comes time to take the top off your Jeep Wrangler, hardtops get a bit bulky. Soft tops, on the other hand, are light and easy to remove.

Due to their popularity, the landscape of aftermarket Wrangler soft tops are full of options. ExtremeTerrain’s resident Jeepher, Merideth Evasew, recently published her guide to choosing the best Jeep soft top, which details several different styles of tops and his been added to XT's extensive Jeep Tops Tech Guide.

Wrangler Top Buyers Guide

Dont forget to check out Where2Wheel.com to find off road trails across the USA using the Where2Wheel Trails Map.

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