Tech Videos

  1. Crane Axle Magnum Knuckle Kit Overview Video

    Hey Guys, We created an Overview Video of the Crane Magnum Knuckle Kit. There have been questions regarding this product and we hope to answer as many of those questions as best we can in this video. If you have any other questions regarding the Magnum Knuckles that Adam does not cover, let us know.

    Magnum Knuckle Kit Overview - Crane Axle

    Ever have questions about the Crane Axle Magnum Knuckle Kit? In this overview video, Adam explains the Magnum Knuckle Kit in detail along with the benefits the kit provides.

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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  2. LS Thermostat Housing Video

    LS Thermostat Housing

    The WOD LS Thermostat Housings have many benefits. #WideOpenDesign

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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  3. Thanks for the Year!

    Thanks for the Year

    Thanks for the Year, guys!

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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  4. Jeep Chassis for LJ Video

    Jeep LJ Chassis CAD Overview

    In this video, Adam shows and explains his work on the new LJ Jeep Chassis from Wide Open Design. Through the use of CAD work, Adam shows you how the Wide Open Design parts will make your Jeep build easier.

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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  5. Interview with Brad Scoggins (Owner of Whiskey Digger) Video

    Whiskey Wagon Reveal/Interview with Owner - Wide Open Design

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Seems like a great day to release the Whiskey Digger Rock Crawler Reveal/Interview Video. Enjoy!

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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  6. Heavy Duty Drive Shaft Kits Video

    Heavy Duty Drive Shaft Kits

    If you're building a hardcore rig, you need a Heavy Duty Drive Shaft. Wide Open Design offers the strongest Drive Shaft Kits available for the Build-It-Yourself guy. We offer kits for 1350, 1410, and 1480. In this video, Adam explains the differences in each of the kits offered and provides details to make sure that you are ordering the correct length of tube with your kit.

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Friday, November 9, 2018
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  7. How to Calculate Spring Rate for Coilover

    Calculating Spring Rates

    In case you missed it before, here is a video we did a few months back that has been pretty popular. Hopefully it's been helping a guy order the correct spring rate the first time around.

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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  8. Interlocking Tube Clamps Video

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  9. Art Carr/Winters Shifter Overview Video

    Winters Shifter Overview

    Rocky at Wide Open Design gives you an overview of the Winters Shifter and the differences in styles. He also gives you a run down of what's included when you order one and shows the inventory that Wide Open Design holds in stock. The Winters Shifter is commonly used in the Rock Bouncer and Rock Crawling community because of the ease of use that comes with a Winters Shifter. It does not jam and has no spring loaded levers. The Shifter is just an all around great addition to your Off Road Vehicle. You'll never go back to whatever it is you are using now if you try an Art Carr/Winters Sidewinder Shifter. Products Winters Shifter - WOD Shifter Knob - Transmissions & Parts -

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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  10. Interview with Richard McIntosh (Owner of Urban Rebel) Video

    Urban Rebel Rock Bouncer Buggy Interview

    After a day riding at AOP, Adam sits and talks with the owner of the Urban Rebel Rock Bouncer, Richard McIntosh.

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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  11. How to Install a Carrier Bearing Shaft Kit (Intermediate Shaft) Video

    CARRIER BEARING INSTALLATION | Correctly Installing a Driveshaft Kit | Wide Open Design

    Step by Step walk through to help you correctly install a carrier bearing driveshaft kit onto your buggy. How to true-up and determine where the mount goes and the angle the mount needs to be at. Order your Driveshaft kit or carrier bearings:

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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  12. Measuring Suspension Links Video

    MEASURING FOR LINKS | How to measure for correct link length

    Having trouble correctly measuring for link length? Then you'll want to check out this new video. Once you learn how to measure, you can then go to our website to order your links at

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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  13. Determining the Correct Length of Limit Straps

    LIMIT STRAPS | How to determine the correct length of limit strap for your rig | Wide Open Design

    Having trouble determining the correct length of limit strap(s) you need for YOUR rig and shock setup? Adam shows you how to measure to determine the correct length limit strap you need to install to provide the maximum travel out of your shocks. The correct length will keep the shock from bottoming out to provide safety and protection for your suspension. #WideOpenDesign #LimitStraps

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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  14. Flex Testing How to Video

    FLEX TESTING | How to ensure proper Tire and Shock Clearance | Wide Open Design

    Having trouble ensuring proper tire clearance? How about shock clearance? Maybe not getting the proper travel out of your shocks? In this video, Adam and Jason go through the process of Flex Testing and how you can perform the test on your buggy or jeep. Also, we'll be working on expanding our YouTube channel. Go over to our channel and subscribe in order to get all the latest videos. #WideOpenDesign #WideOpenLife #InstructionalVideos #Buggy #Jeep #FlexTesting

    Posted by Wide Open Design on Friday, January 19, 2018
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