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Cross Thread Off Road

Cross Thread Off Road

By Mitch Mohs
We are off roading enthusiast talking to experts about off-road trails, Off Road builds, Overlanding, new trails that are coming, and the general Off roading lifestyle.
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Billy goes to Moab! Mitch hires people to fix his stuff.
Billy shares his story about his trip to Moab. The trip out/ off roading / trip back all have their own good stories!
July 18, 2021
JL 2.0 rental!?!? Forest fires and the Grand Canyon! Season 2 ep 14
I break down my trip to the Grand Canyon while in Jeep wrangler Turbo 2.0. Forest fires issues.
June 28, 2021
Trollhougen Carnage! We break stuff but not too bad!
Season 2 Episode 13. Bunch of knuckleheads head to Dresser Wisconsin for a day of fun!
June 7, 2021
Should I cut my TJ in half? Cheaper than an LJ? TJ6 talk with Tommy!
I talked to Tommy in Texas about his interesting project.
May 21, 2021
Loose wheel episode with our resident expert Kory!
I catch up with my buddy Kory and talk about his very event full weekend!
April 25, 2021
Season 2 episode 10. I catch up with a brand new Jeeper and we discussed the how and why he got it.
I catch up with Elias and Kari to talk about their new Jeep. Also in the “Can Mitch fix it” segment I fill you in on some random things I worked on this week.
April 11, 2021
Smitty vs Rugged Ridge spare tire carriers. Hood Flutter Fixed! Random thoughts.
Smitty versus rugged ridge spare tire carriers. Mitch fix a hood flutter. Garage space upgrade. Random thoughts
March 27, 2021
Should you clean your engine bay?
The short answer, yes if it’s really bad! In the end it’s up to you.
March 18, 2021
Off-road event recap! Video link in description.
Mitch and Thomas break down their experience from this weekend‘s off-road event in Dresser Wisconsin.
March 11, 2021
Tailgate Hinge=The Eight Hour Wrestling Match
I tackled a tailgate hinge replacement project to include a reinforced spare tire carrier. It turned into an eight hour wrestling match. I won!
February 25, 2021
Mitch’s build plan update! Finally doing something big! Terry Z update on his JL
Mitch details his plan for the TJ over the next couple months. I sit down with Terry to discuss the updates to his JL.
February 11, 2021
Brakes! Kids these days got it easy.
I break down the process of new drum brakes on my 2001 TJ. A couple CROSSTHREAD moments thrown in. Wade did 99% of the work but my 1% was pretty important!
February 2, 2021
Rusty Slider episode
I catch up with Wade on new rocker guard/sliders he put in his Jeep!
January 27, 2021
Season 2. 2021! Light off roading trip! Some Jeep build planning
CTOR heads to Elk River for some light off roading.
January 18, 2021
Ep 47. Tire changes and jumping battery
Story time and how not to change a tire.
November 16, 2020
Ep 46! Toys for Tots recap! Best way to start a camp fire and good food at events!
Lots of toys and money raised at this years event. Fun times had by all!
October 22, 2020
Oleks Adventures! Jeep YouTube channel from our area!!!
I talk to Thomas and Courtney of Oleks Adventures! They just started a YouTube channel to capture their off road adventures in their LJ and JL. That’s right 2 Jeeps!
October 7, 2020
Ep 44! Toys for Tots Ride!
Toys for Tots 
September 30, 2020
Gilbert recap: Let's Roll!
Gilbert recap with Brent. Camping, drinking, tents, cots vs air mattress. Off roading. 2H vs 4L. Let’s get Rolling!
September 24, 2020
Ep 42 Tool talk!
Wade and I discuss tools you need to tools that are a dream to have!
September 17, 2020
Ep 41! J10 Rebuild with Kevin!
Kevin has a passion for old Jeep pickups! Take a listen to hear about his rebuild on a 1977 Jeep J10!
August 28, 2020
Ep 40. TRX vs Raptor. And can Mitch fix it?!?
I do some major engine work on my Honda. Lots of TRX talk.
August 21, 2020
Ep 39! 1 guy 3 jeeps! I talk the a fellow enthusiast who’s on his 3rd Jeep! Multiple 4 cylinders!
Joey started out in SD then MN lives in CO! He’s had 2 explorers and 3 Jeeps.
August 13, 2020
Ep 38. Jeep Wrangler 4xe talk and why you should t be scared about it. Scott’s 1984 CJ7 is a done!
I talk to a couple friends about something new and something old! First I discuss the jeep wrangler 4xe and the positive aspects of it by comparing it to a Chevy volt. Then I go old-school and talk to Scott about his 1984 Jeep CJ7 that he just completed.
August 3, 2020
Ep 37. What’s your first car? Piper joins me to discuss her LJ!
My first car was a Buick Century. Not my plan. Piper’s is an LJ!
July 27, 2020
Ep 36. Bronco talk! 392 Hemi in a Jeep. Competition!!!
Why Jeep people should like the Bronco talk!
July 19, 2020
Ep 35. Seven Slot Posse, 1945 CJ2A with Corvette power and Bronco news!
Kirk Ross and his story about his 1945 CJ2A with a Corvette engine! New bronco news. Just some thoughts on what might be and why it might be great for Jeep!
July 13, 2020
Ep 34! RPM and Apple Valley farms.
Brad fills us in on one of his favorite wheeling weekends and places. Father’s Day at Apple Valley Farms! And I fixed something on my brother in laws Jeep!
July 5, 2020
Ep 33! Jeep stories with my brother in law!
I talk to one of the guys who got me into Jeeps! We share a couple good stories about off roading mishaps.
June 29, 2020
Ep 32. Fixing the Hinge issue all Jeeps! Don’t strip the TORX!
Rusty hinges are a common issue on Jeeps. You could take off and paint or replace with Stainless Steel!
June 14, 2020
Ep 31. Jacob is back with a a rescuer mission and giant tree on a Jeep stories
Jacob tells us about a rescue mission for 5 Hunters and his giant Christmas trees!
June 7, 2020
Ep 30! Not a Jeep episode. Nissan Xterra overlander buildout. Some more YJ talk sprinkled in.
I talk to an old HIgh School band mate who I keep randomly meeting. This time we meet on a trail build day and had a chance to catch up. Turns out he also is into off roading!
May 31, 2020
Ep 29. New private land off-road and camping area coming soon! Hear about that and Jacob Q!
I talked to a listener named Jacob who invited me out to his private land. They are making some fun beginner trails that are challenging in the snow. He has some plans for camping as well. Hear all about it and how Jacob’s life was shaped by hard work and family.
May 24, 2020
Ep 28 MN4WDA Angela H Tread Lightly. Technical Challenges. LROC
Angela is back discussing the national Tread Lightly organization. We also discuss LROC a ladies off road club. We do have a few technical challenges but that’s life! I will fill you in on my latest blinker adventure
May 18, 2020
Ep 27. Update from MN4WDA rep Morgan. Mitch’s fav little upgrades.
Morgan gives us an update on the MN4WDA from trails and elections. I get into my favorite little upgrades from phone holders, security box/trunks and hi-lift jack storage.
May 10, 2020
Ep 26. Mrs Cross Thread is back with some stories on learning to drive a stick, hiking and Apple
I talk to Mrs. Cross Thread about her high school and college ride which was a stick shift. We also talked about the hiking trails we discovered right by our house. I review the Appleton Minnesota ORV Park.
May 3, 2020
Episode 25. CJ rebuilder Scott R on the phone.
I talk to my buddy Scott who I met while buying a locker from him! He rebuilds classic CJ’s. Take a listen to here his passion for the classic off roader.
April 26, 2020
Ep 24. Modified off roader rules and “Losing the Way” documentary talk with Cole Sprauge.
April 19, 2020
Ep 23 Enjoying jeeps from a safe distance and car movie talk!
Jeeps on parade! Hear about the big Jeep parade from last weekend. Motor movies and documentaries! I talk with Wade again to share our favorite shows involving motors.
April 12, 2020
Ep 22. Crawl 4 the Cure update and Axle talk with Kris from Zeus Offroad
I have a quick update on the Crawl 4 the Cure with Dave. Then I get into a good conversation with Kris from Zeus Offroad on common axle upgrades for Jeeps and other off road vehicles.
April 5, 2020
Ep 21. Ms. Cross Thread with the lighter side of Jeeping!
My lovely wife if my guest. We share what she likes and dislikes about the Jeep thing. What are the other things that make Jeeps fun. How to keep your significant other into Jeeping without going off roading with them.
March 29, 2020
Ep 20. Judith The Jeep! South Dakota jeeper. Little XJ time.
Black Hills Jeeps Club member Ty Brown discusses his journey and his XJ, some trails I we can go on and scenic areas in the great state of South Dakota.
March 22, 2020
Ep 19. MN4WDA representative Morgan Wendt! Big B2B and Houston Updates. Swap meet Spring Convention
Morgan gives us an update from the latest from the MN4WDA. New route on the Border to border. She talks really fast so I made her tell a few more stories in the end. Very entertaining!
March 15, 2020
Crawl 4 the Cure! One of the must do off road events in MN and its for a great cause!
I sit down with Dave and Jeff and learn about the history of the Crawl 4 the Cure. The passion these guys have for this fund raiser will blow you away.
March 8, 2020
Ep 17. How we fixed rusty TJ fenders.
Discussed in this episode is our thought process on why TJ fenders rust and how we remedied the problem. MNMJEEPS.COM
March 1, 2020
Ep 16. Mint built TJ featured in a magazine! Eric is my guest!
I sit down with Erik who has a mint jeep TJ that was featured in magazine in 2009. Through this podcast I was able to reconnect him with one of the guys who worked on it back in 2009 none other than Chad from Zeus Off Road!
February 23, 2020
Ep. 15 Ryan from updates!
I sit talk with Ryan in updates on and why he rebuilt the website and upcoming adventures he has in store. The week’s featured Jeep
February 16, 2020
Ep 14. JK build party at the Zeus shop
Tyler the brothers-in-law is ready to build up his stock 2017 JKU SAHARA. Zeus off road is ready to give us a few idea how to do it right.
February 9, 2020
Ep. 13 Trail Day! Chuck’s Winter Run 2020
We get out on the trail this week! I meet up with my brother and we make a few new friends! Also some personal history about our early off roading days! Thanks you to our Sponsors Zeus Offroad and
February 2, 2020
Ep 12. Where to buy used Jeeps!
I talk to Jeff Ward from He finds the best used rust free Jeeps for his dealership in Brainerd Minnesota. Jeff is an off roader himself and knows what to look for to get his customers the best Jeep possible. If your ready to start to a build, Jeff will find you the jeep! Thanks to our
January 27, 2020
Ep 11. NEW JL goes off roading. PINSTRIPES. Goal setting
I talked to a brand new Jeeper named Terry who picked brand new Sahara in the summer of 2019. He has been off road a few times already and made a few upgrades including some custom pinstriping courtesy of Mother Nature! Shirts. Support the podcast
January 19, 2020
8274 Warn rebuild.
Wade rebuilt a Warn 8274 winch and upgraded it with a bigger motor with more power!!! Merchandise-
January 13, 2020
I interviewed MN4WDA rep Angela Hinkley to discuss MN4WDA and the efforts they have done and continue to do to keep trails open and to help in getting more trials opened.
January 5, 2020
Jeeping in the City! Park Jeep Enthusiasts Club rep Dustin!
I talk to Dustin about how Park Jeep has an opportunity for people to use their Jeeps to offroad in the middle of the city, as long as we follow the rules! Also we get into Moab trip talk. (We talked for an hour after we shut the recording off even. I should have keep recording!)
December 30, 2019 awesome resource page for trails, education and preservation!
I interview Ryan Harden from He feels me in on the website as a whole. It is a great resource for trails, clubs, overlanding, forums, trail rules and ratings, trail reports, discounts, PODCASTS, Pics, Videos. YouTube channel and more. Apparel Store.
December 22, 2019
Northeastern MN Wheeling with Scott B! Tread lightly Off-Road Group & Border to Border trail talk
I interview Scott B. From the north eastern part of Minnesota. He will give us an idea of the off road opportunities in the area. copy link above to send voice message that I may use on the show! Also if you could give back to the show on the support tab. Give us a 5 Star review to help boost the show. Follow on Instagram search Cross Thread off Road. Facebook @crossthreadoffroad. (Link for Gaia GPS)
December 15, 2019
Winter Wheeling!
I sit down with Brad and John to discuss some winter wheeling tips and some opportunities to go off roading in the area. Also some fun stories about getting stuck on purpose!
December 9, 2019
Wade=The guy you need in your group because he has the tools!
I sit down with my buddy Wade who has helped our group with small to large project. He’s not afraid to try and figure out how to improve our off roaders!
December 2, 2019
Overlanding in Minnesota and surrounding area
Mitch interviews a local overlanding enthusiast. Leslie Morrison. He talks about the his first off reader the Lada Niva to his JK and overlanding rig. We also discover how close the UP of Michigan is to the Twin Cities.
November 25, 2019
Interview with Chad Roy from Zeus Off Off Road
I had the pleasure to interview Chad Roy from Zeus Off Road. We discussed his beginnings in the Off Road world to know where he builds Off Road Rigs in Burnsville Minnesota. We also touch on volunteering opportunities that you can take part in.
November 17, 2019
Cross Thread Off Road Podcast ep 1 with host Mitch Mohs and Guest Brad Nelson
Today we discuss a little history of Off Road in a Minnesota from Brad Nelson‘s perspective. And also discuss a few things to come that will change Off Roading in for the better in Minnesota
November 6, 2019