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 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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Silver Long Arm Jeep JK Project

Silver Long Arm Jeep JK Project

Over the years I have built a lot of custom Jeeps for clients and friends. This Jeep project started off like many others in the past. A long list of aftermarket parts and a Jeep owner eager to see the end result. Building Jeeps is closely related to building friendships. It seems I always end […]

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Custom Build Jeep YJ 4 Link Suspension

Custom Build Jeep YJ 4 Link Suspension

Years ago I built a lot of full width axle Jeep YJ’s while starting another company. Oddly enough one of the first builds I am putting together as I start a new company is a built Jeep YJ. In years past the builds took on a different form. In those days the hot thing was […]

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