To offer every customer that calls or walks through our doors the assurance that we will provide the highest quality products along with a friendly, professional staff, emphasizing integrity in every action.

Carl Huels


Over 44 years he has been able to share his love of motorsports with others by establishing his business back in 1977, not with the goal of being the biggest, but being one of the best!

Carl has been married to his wife Geri for 45+ years and they have five daughters along with a growing family. He enjoys spending time with his family and helping others, along with attending many motorsport activities as a participant, promoter or a fan.

Joey Krebs

Co-Owner/Vice President

Joey’s passion, drive and work ethic has guided him from his start at Carl’s 4WD

as a high school student shop helper to a Master Technician, Vice President and


As an expert diesel mechanic, Joey’s services are always in demand, but most

importantly he always treats each individual who walks through our doors with

patience, honesty and respect. Joey and his wife, Myranda were recently blessed with the birth of their first child, Bridger.

Bob Krebs

Business Manager

Cindy Klein

Office Manager/Accounting

Aric Schroeder

Service & Operations Manager

Josh James

Sales, Quality & Production Advisor

Dan Winter

Product Specialist / Sales Advisor

Stacey Tebb

General Operations & Parts Coordinator

Bob Strotheide

Master Tech

Specialty of Driveline & General Maintenance

Austin Gathard


Specialty of OE Maintenance, Steering, Suspension & Lift installer

Ruben Lamers


Specializing in Alignment, Lift installation & Drivelines

Dave Aeschbacher


Specialty of Engine & Diesel Performance

John Clements


Specialties of Classic Restoration & Performance Modifications

Chase Hilmes


Diesel Repair & Performance, General Repair & Modifications Specialist

Steve Goebel

Facility Maintenance Controller

Alex Evans


General Maintenance & Accessory Installation

Grant Ahner

Shop Helper

Jeremy Markus

Trailer Sales Manager

Doc Kapp

Trailer Sales

Founder of Kapp Trailer Sales and Service

Jason Holtman

Part Time Technician Trainee

Jace Kalmer

Part Time Technician Trainee

In memory of our dear friend,

Brennan Schroeder

During his time at Carls 4WD, Brennan was an inspiration to many. He is greatly

missed, but his example of how to live and treat each other lives on each and

every day at Carl’s 4WD.

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1509 Carlyle Road, Bartelso, IL 62218


Monday: 8-5

Tuesday - Thursday: 8-6

Friday: 8-5

Saturday: 9-12

Sunday: CLOSED

1509 Carlyle Rd, Bartelso, IL 62218, USA


Monday: 8-5

Tuesday - Thursday: 8-6

Friday: 8-5

Saturday: 9-12

Sunday: CLOSED

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