All posts by Steven Bryson

Cool Under the Blue Collar – Radiator R&D, Part 2: Prototype & Production

As the threads of the last bolt spun their way out, Jason hoisted the stock radiator out of the Ram’s engine bay, over his head, and set it on the ground next to his workbench. With the radiator laying next to the truck, it was easy to see why we’re making a replacement. The chiseled fenders and snarling grill of … Continue Reading ››

Next Generation Cooling – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

1994 was an eventful year.  Nelson Mandella became the president of South Africa, OJ Simpson gave the Ford Bronco some free air-time, and Dodge released the 2nd generation Ram pickup that would define the brand for the next thirteen years. IMG_8919 Breaking the blocky, sedan-like mold poured by their competitors’ previous generations, the … Continue Reading ››

A Cooler for Atlas – Transmission Cooler R&D, Part 1: Stock Review

To be completely honest, I’ve never owned a truck. Apart from Dakar rally trucks, I prefer subtlety and agility over brute force and utility.  I’ve also never owned a grizzly bear, but I still respect them.  Without trucks, our economy would come to a halt, nothing would ever get built, and my subtle and agile car would be wasting away … Continue Reading ››

Reviving a Legend – Radiator R&D: Design & Build

This radiator is on pre-sale! Check it out on our website! When AMC first began designing the XJ Cherokee as early as 1978, I doubt they knew that almost 40 years later their design would still be coveted by off-road enthusiasts as one of the greatest rock crawling and trail forging vehicles of all time. The engineers at AMC … Continue Reading ››