Jim Allen has been a soldier, a sailor, an ASE-certified auto tech and an off-highway driving instructor. He began writing for 4x4 magazines in the early 1980s and is the author of seven books on four-wheeling and technical topics. He's also a small-time farmer in the boondocks of Northwest Ohio.
James Weber has been a contributing editor to SPLASH!, 4 Wheel Drive & Sport Utility, and OFF-ROAD magazines, and has written for TRUCKIN', Diesel Power, and Side x Side. He lives in San Diego, California.