During the six years that Pfingsten owned 4Wheel Drive Hardware, the company was a national mail order and internet distributor of automotive aftermarket products for Jeep, Porsche, Mercedes and Toyota vehicles. Products included parts, accessories and ancillary products for Jeep™ CJ, TJ, Wrangler and Vintage Jeep vehicle models, Porsche, Mercedes, Toyota Truck, Cherokee and other light trucks. The company sold directly to consumers through its catalog and web site. 4Wheel Drive was headquartered in Columbiana, Ohio, and had an additional facility in California. Pfingsten sold its interest in the business in 2006.