Making Room For Bigger Tires On The Jeep Banana!

So I got a project to make the Jeep Banana an even better off-road recovery vehicle. To do that we need to make some room for bigger tires.


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Ripping Apart The Banana, It Will Never Look The Same!

We Build & Test The New Suspension For The Banana

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Big Bus Buried To The Frame - Morrvair & Winch Truck

Matt's Off Road shirts, hats, hoodies, keychains and stickers!

Matt’s rope of choice 30
Matt's Recovery Rope by Yankum Ropes

Jeep Cherokee XJ bags, we use ours for first aid.

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Milwaukee 2767-22 Fuel High Torque 1/2" Impact Wrench w/ Friction Ring Kit

Tires on yellow banana!
Milestar Patagonia M/T Mud-Terrain Radial Tire - 35X12.50R15 113Q

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  • You're all eating burgers in memory of me?! But I'm still here guys! LOL. Oh wait, I'm glad your Trevor is doing well too! Love your channel!

    Trevor SowderTrevor Sowder13 soat oldin
  • No gloves for grinding is forgivable, but no fire extinguishers on hand for the cutting? :P

    Daniel BakerDaniel Baker13 soat oldin
  • Adopt me?

    PaulPaulKun oldin
  • As my grand folks used to say, Matt is good people kinda person…. Don’t make um like this anymore….

    jp allenjp allen2 kun oldin
  • is Trevor saying that Lizzy is hot lips?

    Jim FJim F9 kun oldin
  • a little anti seize in the tubular control arms before assembly? on the threads? so it isnt so dry and hard to turn. anti seize on the bolts thru the control arm bushings so they slide thru the eye of the bushing? yes it attracts dirt/dust... but.. wipe off the dirt dust when going to take it part and it still comes apart nicely. and it corrosion inhibition from water crossings to keep water out of the control arms... hopefully. still nice job if i fit in one of those jeeps i wud have one but they are SMALL for BIGGER person. i like the full size waggin' ears as the front doors are almost as big as 2 door doors. the back doors are worthless except for kids that can climb thru a 22" opening.

    G Mc InnisG Mc Innis12 kun oldin
  • 👍

    sidj76sidj7616 kun oldin
  • Ya need f-250 rears in that thing

    mike kupetskymike kupetsky17 kun oldin
  • At 10:15, what you did there. Does that extend the rear axle?

    Dorian PayneDorian Payne20 kun oldin
  • I guess u could say.. *you were peeling the banana.* ah. ah. ah. ah.

    Scott SilvermanScott Silverman22 kun oldin
  • You folks are awesome!

    Joe FergersonJoe Fergerson22 kun oldin
  • Once you get nicked a few times by the grinder blade you will change your mind about wearing gloves

    gar gargar gar29 kun oldin
  • You get a raise, he gets a raise, everybody gets a raise.

    Tom TriburTom Tribur29 kun oldin
  • People be like let's give this dude a raise it doesn't work like that especially when it comes to personal businesses it takes a lot to get a raise and maybe none of them actually care about the money they care about the people getting help they need so they are not stuck I've noticed these people are genuine and honestly I would love to meet them in real life unfortunately my shit box never gets stuck because I prefer to be able to get home later so I don't need to call anybody to come get me out XD.

    James CozzitortoJames CozzitortoOy oldin
  • I love it goggles man more important to keep and eye than to burn your skin. Honest opinion.

    James CozzitortoJames CozzitortoOy oldin
  • Put them tires on the morvair 🤟🏽

    Sam matarSam matarOy oldin
  • Where's your ear pro? What?? Keep up the good work

    David SonnemanDavid SonnemanOy oldin
  • When all else fails, get a bigger hammer. ;)

    jdjeep98jdjeep98Oy oldin
  • every inch matters, if your girlfriend says otherwise she is lying because you are small ;)

    Princess PollyPrincess PollyOy oldin
  • When is the turbo coming in

    fernando javierfernando javierOy oldin
  • Southern Utah, where things don’t Rust

    Qp0intQp0intOy oldin
  • Bye Bye hearing.....

    CryptoCryptoOy oldin
  • Hi,im loking for buying one tractor,most time im using that with the loader andtrailer on sand sometimes in the mud(60%sand-30%mud-10%asphalt)),can you please help me witch tyres is the best for tractor and for trailer on that (sand)? We have a similar sand

    petlla1petlla1Oy oldin
  • This family is so … un-me?!? I couldn’t go 5 minutes without saying a curse word, especially working on a car lol I blame the military.

    Brody HeiligBrody HeiligOy oldin
  • Just a 👍up to help with the utube $$ plus morrair!

    Peter HatchPeter HatchOy oldin
  • 🙉 Hearing protection now or you are going to be hearing that grinding in your head when you’re 50.

    Phil OwensPhil OwensOy oldin
  • 11:40 is that cut there because you slammed the hood into Rudy's fingers?

    Jan BJan BOy oldin
  • Trevor only sick for one day. Yup that's covid

    LuisLuisOy oldin

    Marty ZunoMarty ZunoOy oldin
  • I enjoy watching this channel, up until I found your channel I had been wondering what Napoleon Dynamite was doing these days. It was nice of you to give him a job and teach him some useful skills; goodness knows his rex-kwon-do wasn't going to get him anywhere.

    Boanerges57Boanerges57Oy oldin
  • 2:08 Trevor's just like "Nah, no idea what you're talking about, man. When I tricked out my 1963 microbus, all I had to do was find custom Nickelback graphics and a pink plush steering wheel cover."

    Joe BramblettJoe BramblettOy oldin
  • I believe that this will demand some lower axle ratios. Maybe been done already?

    Joe LackeyJoe LackeyOy oldin
  • 👍👍👍👊

    George SmithGeorge SmithOy oldin
  • Havent watched in a while, Rudy is gettin buff!

    MasonSTLMasonSTLOy oldin
  • Where do you guys buy a lot of your materials from, I.E. sheet metal, tubes, pipe…. Thanks…

    Michael AutryMichael AutryOy oldin
  • Are the young man and young lady Matts kids?

    Resin LungResin LungOy oldin
  • Enjoy every one of your videos! Can't wait till the next one!

    Loren MeyerLoren MeyerOy oldin
  • offroad*

    SKETCHY z81SKETCHY z81Oy oldin
  • i know wat ur doin lol ur makin more room to fit a bigger package in just like u do on a everyday affroad baja bug

    SKETCHY z81SKETCHY z81Oy oldin
  • The game car mechanic simulator 2021 makes this look so much easier

    NessNessOy oldin
  • Calls out of work sick. 1 hour later your boss knocks on your door.

    NessNessOy oldin
  • Trevis Bueller's day off

    SavageRugItSavageRugItOy oldin
  • Rudy is a riot love the moment of silence

    Justin savianoJustin savianoOy oldin
  • I wonder if worker comp rates will go up for refusing to wear safety glasses when using the grinder? 5:47

    Kenneth McKayKenneth McKayOy oldin
  • when you putting on bigger tires?

    bob bobbybob bobbyOy oldin
  • Damn thumbnail looks like cletus macfarland lol

    GingerSNAP!GingerSNAP!Oy oldin
  • Good advice Rudy, "we don't need to dwell on things we cannot change".👍

    squatchPNWsquatchPNWOy oldin
  • Oh my God. I almost died when she handed poor Trevor the wiring harness. You guys are hilarious.

    Jesus RiveraJesus RiveraOy oldin
  • i wear gloves and safety visor as an exploding wheel shrapmetal is dangerous

    Jason HarperJason HarperOy oldin
  • dude what axles are yall planning on running

    Brad CarterBrad CarterOy oldin
  • What is the specs on those tyres?

    john bodnarjohn bodnarOy oldin
  • Bananna is shedding weight

    Hiram d Jones jrHiram d Jones jrOy oldin
  • Great Fabricoble!

    King CobraKing CobraOy oldin
  • Tell me again what tires you use. Thanks.

    Audry BellaAudry BellaOy oldin
  • such a nice bunch of people ... or is it a bunch of nice people 😉

    Eric ShutterEric Shutter2 oy oldin
  • Recently ran across your channel for the first time. You are now my night YT fix before bed.

    1954chevy6261954chevy6262 oy oldin
  • Do 37 inch tires work that much better than 35 inch tires to warrant all of this suspension clearancing work?

    K&S FranksK&S Franks2 oy oldin
  • Is Lizie your kid sister?

    John JohnsonJohn Johnson2 oy oldin
  • should make both side flares and match the rando bends before welding up to ensure some symmetry. later: full compression should be checked with full twist (opposite side dropped). watching them do XJ stuff makes me so nostalgic.

    Jeremiah JohnsonJeremiah Johnson2 oy oldin
  • I didn’t know Trevor was Brazilian.

    Moto deSotoMoto deSoto2 oy oldin
  • Niles & Frasier Crane?

    John MacKenzieJohn MacKenzie2 oy oldin
  • 🤙🏽👍🏽.

    Chief VillaChief Villa2 oy oldin
  • When your off road wagon is nicknamed banana, you've got 🍌 on the mind. What about big bird or Sunshine, why banana?

    Alvin MortimerAlvin Mortimer2 oy oldin
  • What rims are on the banana??

    Andrew AusAndrew Aus2 oy oldin
  • What a ending! Toothbrushes! Priceless!! 👍👍

    Dan McelroyDan Mcelroy2 oy oldin
  • Its always best to check an axle by driving it down the highway and see how much it 'dog walks'! Lol

    Nic HolbrookNic Holbrook2 oy oldin
  • That dirt was most of what was holding it together. You lost an awful lot!

    Nic HolbrookNic Holbrook2 oy oldin
  • Sometimes you get the best advice when your not expecting it. @ 5:16

    Anything RoamAnything Roam2 oy oldin
  • holy shit, at 9:15 , when Rudy showed us those tires, I was thinking, Nah, they aint never going to fit the Banana,

    Larry FreemanLarry Freeman2 oy oldin
  • Rudy's stoic moment of silence for Trevor and sage advice about not dwelling on things one can't change -- classic. Oscar worthy right there.

    MaxMax2 oy oldin
  • If you hit a jeep with a hammer and dirt doesn't fall out of something, then you're not using it well enough

    Eric JohnsonEric Johnson2 oy oldin
  • 🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱🇨🇱✌🏼

    LiloperaLilopera2 oy oldin
  • You: tubbing out the wheel wells... hello sweet articulation! Also you: larger tires... bye articulation

    PTP Col ODINPTP Col ODIN2 oy oldin
  • Hey Trevor, a raise is not a lift.

    MaxMax2 oy oldin
  • The banana looks foolish with the size of tires it has already why make them bigger you need special suspension to lift the truck clearing everything not bigger tires. Why not bring the guy a nice burger and fries can of soup lmao.

    DennyDenny2 oy oldin
    • Performance is all I’m interested in. Hi flotation tires in the sand trumps everything.

      Matt's Off Road RecoveryMatt's Off Road Recovery2 oy oldin
  • 9:36 *bonk*

    The73rdSecretThe73rdSecret2 oy oldin
  • Some damn nice fabricating going on over there. Banana getting a total makeover.

    Mike BasMike Bas2 oy oldin
  • So I'm over Matt's Off Road Recovery and I think the channel needs to become Matt's Off Road Fabrication. I love these videos.

    Better Than NothingBetter Than Nothing2 oy oldin
  • Teamwork makes the boss happy dreamwork!! Good job on taken a care package for the down man!! Love your vids

    Kevin KellerKevin Keller2 oy oldin
  • "Wicked Cold"

    Francis PhillipeckFrancis Phillipeck2 oy oldin
  • hey are those raises osha approved? 😂

    The TDI GuyThe TDI Guy2 oy oldin
  • Do you use seem sealer?

    aminorthreat99aminorthreat992 oy oldin
    • Yes

      Matt's Off Road RecoveryMatt's Off Road Recovery2 oy oldin
  • Trevor, I don't think you will be able to buy very much mountain dew with that raise.

    gary tabbgary tabb2 oy oldin
  • Dinosaur Colorado USA saying hello and stay safe!

    Brian SaenzBrian Saenz2 oy oldin
  • Rudy Rudy Rudy!

    Brian SaenzBrian Saenz2 oy oldin
  • I cant wait to see how them 40s turn out with ya know they way you like running out of gas as is..i vote you loose 6 inches of trunk depth and add plan B fuel cell for matt

    Jason DavisJason Davis2 oy oldin
  • After you cut off as much as you can and then decide you can cut off more..

    Jason DavisJason Davis2 oy oldin
  • 7 turns ah ah ah

    Mix GarageMix Garage2 oy oldin
  • Your ruining this vehicle!

    Josh RosenthalJosh Rosenthal2 oy oldin
    • @Matt's Off Road Recovery yeah I’m just being funny. I like keeping them original or very close to it. But people can do whatever they want. Customization is cool too

      Josh RosenthalJosh Rosenthal2 oy oldin
    • That’s what they said when I cut it up and put 35 inch tires on it. Stepping up to 37 inch tires is no big thing.

      Matt's Off Road RecoveryMatt's Off Road Recovery2 oy oldin
  • Hey, the Banana doesn't have an engine

    Robert CaliforniaRobert California2 oy oldin
  • Don't the substantially bigger tires drain power. Those Jeeps have a straight six, don't they?

    Charles GoehringCharles Goehring2 oy oldin
  • With all of that sand out of the jeep it has to be 100 lbs lighter. Haha

    Jim O'SullivanJim O'Sullivan2 oy oldin
  • Hey Matt enjoy watching the rescues I live in hanksville we'll have to get together I drive a lifted 1989 GMC suburban it gets around pretty good. Take care stay safe.

    justin ekkerjustin ekker2 oy oldin
  • I'm glad he got a raise

    Storm BakerStorm Baker2 oy oldin
  • Rudy either cut the hair or keep the hat on you literally looked like a 13 yr old girl standing next to your dad in that intro smh

    spedward860spedward8602 oy oldin
  • Unimog tyres?

    Andre FischerAndre Fischer2 oy oldin
  • Say high to wendy and keven up at green snow in Durango just up the hill lol great elk hunting

    Thomas SvendgardThomas Svendgard2 oy oldin
  • Ah man don't use clickbait pics.

    Ben DecoBen Deco2 oy oldin
    • Click bait? Lol This thumbnail is literally lifted straight from this video.

      Matt's Off Road RecoveryMatt's Off Road Recovery2 oy oldin
  • Thank you for wearing safety glasses while grinding

    Random Picture of a JellysandwichRandom Picture of a Jellysandwich2 oy oldin
  • I want that hood. Vents, or no vents.

    Clown ScoutClown Scout2 oy oldin