Category: Projects

Check out some of the projects we are building in the shop. We specialize in custom building four link suspensions, full tube chassis buggies and race cars, roll cages, and more. Have a look around and be sure to contact us if you have any questions.

Motobilt Project JKU

This  Jeep Wrangler JKU build is starting to evolve into a beast.  When we were first approached about building a new JKU we started looking at the big picture.  The customer wanted an all out Jeep build with custom axles, huge tires, and lots of power.  We realized most of the Jeep Wrangler would not […]

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Father & Son Jeep build at Motobilt

With Father’s Day fast approaching I thought we would share one of the coolest Motobilt builds yet!  Dan Dubose the owner of Motobilt helping his son Hudson build his first Jeep!  Hudson grew up around his dad and the off road world and is no stranger to everything awesome about Jeeps, but he turns 16 […]

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Motobilt Tech Thursday “Wheels”

    Probably the most effective way to change the look of your rig is with a new set of wheels. Today’s Tech Thursday is focusing on explaining how to choose the right size wheel.   Most people are familiar with the diameter choices such as 15”, 16”, 17”, 18”, or 20”+ wheels. There are […]

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Jeep CJ-7 on 43″ SX Swampers and 1 ton axles

CJ lovers, this build is for you…   The owner of this Jeep wanted a proven setup. Dan DuBose is the owner of Motobilt and the creative designer of this amazing CJ-7.  He has built world class off road race cars with the most advanced technology of the time.  With the customer’s budget concerns, we […]

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Jeep JKU Rubicon Project

Jeep JKU Rubicon Project

This jeep was purchased as a stock Jeep JKU Rubicon with the intention of adding many Motobilt parts, a suspension lift and 37″ tires. The Rubicon was outfitted with 4.10 gears and a twill factory soft top. First, we replaced the factory headlights and tail lights with new brighter, LED lights.   We then replaced […]

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Jeep YJ Full Width Axle Swap on 44 inch Super Swampers

Jeep YJ Full Width Axle Swap on 44 inch Super Swampers

Motobilt is in the process of installing the prototype full width axle conversion kit designed for the Jeep YJ. It is fitting that this kit is being installed in this shop. Many years ago Dan DuBose prototyped another full width axle conversion kit in the same shop. This time all of the things learned were […]

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Project Rock Bouncer

Project Rock Bouncer

Over the years I’ve built a lot of different rock crawlers, Ultra 4, and more. Rock bouncers are a little different. When planning a custom buggy build the first thing to consider is intent. What do you plan to do with the vehicle. Rock bouncers are climbing very steep climbs, they have speed involved, they […]

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Project Blue: YJ Frame with CJ Grill

Project Blue: YJ Frame with CJ Grill

We are excited about this build at Motobilt.  An out of state customer brought his Jeep to us for some improvements.  By improvements I mean we are removing all of the previous fabrication work done to this Jeep.  The Jeep currently has a linked front suspension that does not work too well.  The Motobilt crew […]

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Motobilt Polaris RZR 1000 Build

Motobilt Polaris RZR 1000 Build

Motobilt recently purchased a 2014 Polaris RZR 1000 to utilize as a base to develop a new product line.  Life got a little busy after making the purchase and it had to sit for a while.  Over the past couple weeks we have gotten busy working on the RZR.  The first project we decided to […]

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Project Red – the Motobilt Jeep JK Unlimited Rubicon

Project Red – the Motobilt Jeep JK Unlimited Rubicon

For those who know me well may understand the reason for a red Jeep JK.  Years ago before starting Blue Torch Fabworks (I sold BTF in Sept 2009) I built a 4 linked red Jeep YJ that was way ahead of it’s time and certainly for the area of the country I live in in […]

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