If you’re in the market for some awesome gear you came to the right place. Below you’ll find some of the best retailers that offer outstanding gear for vehicle-based adventure travel. If we skipped your favorite store, leave a comment on our Facebook page. If they’re a small to mid-size retailer with a solid reputation we’ll add them to our list.
Western United States
ADVENTURE READY (Seattle, Washington)
If you’re in the Seattle area be sure to stop by Adventure Ready’s shop. It’s located just east of the ballard bridge. They carry some awesome gear from companies like James Baroud, RedArc, and Partner Steel to name a few. But, if you really want to be blown away check out their electrical installs. You’ll be hard pressed to find a cleaner example… pretty much anywhere.
Adventure Ready, LLC
4021 13th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
MULE Expedition Outfitters (Issaquah, Washington)
As you leave Seattle and head toward Snoqualmie Pass on I-90; be sure to stop by Mule Expedition Outfitters in Issaquah. They’re a great group of adventurers and some of the best fabricators in the area. They’ve built some incredible rigs. In fact, you’ve probably seen their Pinzgauer, LMTV, or maybe their old Syncro cruising around Overland Expo or at the Northwest Overland Rally.
Mule Expedition Outfitters carries (and installs) a wide range of top notch gear from companies like AEV, ARB, and Front Runner. They also provide classes from time to time to help you get out of the mall parking lot and into the wilderness (safely).
We’re customers and anticipate doing business with them again in the future. Their staff knows their stuff. They’ll go above and beyond to help you find what you need.
MULE Expedition Outfitters
90 NW Gilman Blvd
Issaquah, WA 98027
(Note: MULE does have an online store but when we last updated this page they did not have a security certificate. When their site is updated from http: to https: we’ll add a link. For more info on SSL and security read Google’s SSL help page.)
Eastern United States
OK Auto, 4WD & Tire (Stewartsville, New Jersey)
OK4WD is the only East Coast retailer we’ve dealt with first hand. They carry tons of great brands. And, if you have a question about Alu-Cab or James Baroud products…. they’re the ones you want to talk to. They’re they US importer of both companies so they really know their stuff on those product lines. But, to be quite honest the team knows their stuff about everything they sell.
You can tour their showroom on Google maps…
OK Auto, 4WD & Tire
2621 State Route 57
Stewartsville, NJ 08886