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  1. Best CRV for Off-Roading

    Off The Beaten Path
    I am looking in buying a CR-V and am thinking of getting one from around 1999 - 2006. I want to be able to take it off road, but still be able to drive in cities with good mpg. I was wondering about the AWD vs 4WD. I want to put a 1.5" or 2" lift with all terrain tires, a roof rack, a bull bar...
  2. G’day Everyone

    Greetings & Introductions
    G’day ladies and gents. Not sure how active this site is but I’ll introduce myself anyway. My name is Nate and my partner and I both have Honda CR-Vs. I have a 2006 and she’s got a ‘07. I’ve taken mine off road already and may modify it over time to suit the dirt life a bit more. I have one...
  3. I just saw a lifted CR-V with offroad tires

    Gen 2: 2002-2006 (UK 2002-2007) CR-V
    Does this really accomplish much or is it for show? It was a first edition. I have a 2002.
  4. What’s the best year(s) CR-V for off-road modifications?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Looking to buy an AWD CR-V for my rural mail carrier delivery route, as well as for some light weekend adventuring (fire road exploring, camping, kayaking, etc). I know there’s a few small lift kits out there, and will certainly be needing a size or two larger tires. Wondering what generation...
  5. My 1st 2nd Gen CRV's Last Adventure in Utah

    Off The Beaten Path
    Hello friends! I've been lurking in the comments for repair how-to's for too long, it was time to jump in. This isn't much to add besides some love for a good old CR-V and some off roading adventures, plus a little video. I bought my first CR-V from a family member for $500, same price the...
  6. Deals of the Week—Ratcheting Wrenches, Off-Road Tires, and More!

    Vendor Deals
    Because it's Friday, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite automotive/DIY/tool deals we spotted over the course of the week. Tools and tires were the big winners, though we also spotted a massive out-of-category deal that we opted to share at the bottom of this list. 64% OFF...
  7. Hello! Most offroad capable years for Honda CRV?

    Greetings & Introductions
    I'm looking into buying a CRV or RAV4 for traveling around Australia. Which model years are the most capable for offroading for the CRV? I understand that in the case of the RAV4 the most recent versions are practically useless offroad, but I don't know about the CRV. Are the first and second...
  8. New line of Vanguard Off-Road Products for your Honda CR-V!
    Even though your Honda CR-V is not an off-road rig, it may still be outfitted with a bumper protector to avoid bumps and scratches on a parking lot or in traffic. Vanguard Off-Road provides many useful products for late model Honda CR-V such as Bumper Guards and Running Boards, that are now...
  9. Off Road CRV Build HELP Plz

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Hey guys i'm new here this is my first post. So I have owned my 2004 crv for about 6 years now and suddenly had the urge to go off road with it. It is all stock equipment except the brakes have been changed. I know that I shouldn't go offroad with it stock. So I did some research and understand...
  10. 2017 CRV AWD Offroad

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I am going to take the CRV to the desert offroad where there are bumps, dips and generally rough uneven terrain. The dealer told me because it is an AWD, there is no button to push and the car will automatically shift power to where it is needed. I read somewhere that the display will show me...
  11. Off-Road CR-V?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    Who has off-road theme CR-V here? Here's mine:

    First off, if this question has been already asked, sorry guys... As you can infer from the title, I'm thinking about installing one or the other to my 2003 V. Does anyone have an opinion or pros/cons? I'm looking for something to offer some low-speed protection (the internet says a majority...
  13. Easy off-road mods

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Anyone done any easy diy mods to make a 2nd gen look a little more "off roady"
  14. 2006 EX AWD LIFT / off-road

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I did a lot of research over the last few weeks & just got all of the parts in to replace/update the suspension in my 2006 PTAWD EX 5-spd MT. Parts: -Bilstein HD struts front & rear -Dobinson 40mm (1.5") lift springs front (part #: C23-104) & rear (C23-105) -3/8" spacer for the rear (to...
  15. New to the forum & wanting to take the V off-road

    Off The Beaten Path
    Hi! I want to take my 05 CR-V out to the outbacks and do some trail-driving in summer. Just a few questions regarding that. 1. Atm I'm using all-season tires? Should I switch to off-road tires before I go on a trip? And if so what are the recommended tires? 2. Should I bring a tow rope...
  16. Off-road over-nighter with the family in our CR-V

    Off The Beaten Path
    This past weekend we loaded up our 2007 CR-V and headed for the hills for an overnight adventure. The trip up the mountain was expected to take just over an hour, but turned out to be 2.5 hours of bumpy riding and slow climbing along 15 miles of dirt road! We left our house in Springville, UT...
  17. Photoshopped Off-Road Concepts and Considerations for my Gen-3 CR-V

    Image & Video Gallery
    Some future mods I may pursue for even more off-road appearance: Black-pinstripe Blacked out side-mirrors, gas cap and door handles Faux Hood Louvers (or maybe even real louvers...) Fog light trim with SS grills Black tail-light trim Photoshopped concepts: Black tail light trim
  18. Off-Road Apps for off-the-beaten-path: Inclinometer

    Off The Beaten Path
    In searching for a dash mountable inclinometer/clinometer, like we had in our 1979 Jeep Wagoneer when I was a kid, I stumbled upon smart phone apps that do an even better job than the mostly poorly rated, dedicated inclinometers I could find. For iOS there are two apps I like: 4x4 Off-Road...
  19. Late Model CR-V's Off-Road or in Deep Snow

    Off The Beaten Path
    I'd like to see some off road pictures and text describing some off road experiences with rate model CR-V's. How well did your vehicle hold up under the off-road drive? I've just purchased my "V" and I live in the North East where DEEP snow is common. I also have access to about 113 acres of...
  20. 2nd gen. offroad mods

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Alright, so I got an 05 CR-V as my first car, and its pretty good, but one thing that annoys me is that all my friends have their 4x4 Cherokees, Tacoma's, and zr2's. They always give me crap about driving the V and how I can only ride along with them when they go offroading. I just want a big...