2014 Jeep Cherokee Announced at Easter Jeep Safari

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Moab, Utah 2014 Jeep Cherokee unveiled in Moab! Jeep today released the newest edition to its family of SUV's with the release of the mid-sized Cherokee. Our team attended the public release event today on Main Street in Moab. The aggressively styled new Jeep drew a large crowd of both the locals and Easter Jeep Safari attendees. The … [Read more...]

CJ in the Driveway Part 2 | Suspension, Interior and Fuel injection

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In our last installment of CJ in the Driveway, we went through the body and cleaned, stripped and painted the exterior panels. We Installed our front fenders from GenRight Offroad and also tore out all of the rule management system in anticipation of the conversion to fuel injection. We addressed the brakes with a power brake booster and a new … [Read more...]

CJ In The Driveway | Part 1 “The Tear down”

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We took our '85 CJ into the shop (Tech Editor John Bailey’s driveway /shop) and began tearing into the jeep. As we mentioned in last issue we have some big plans for this CJ7. Just about every nut, bolt, and washer is available for these old Jeeps from aftermarket suppliers. So we are going to use readily available parts, no custom fabrication, … [Read more...]

CJ in the Driveway | Intro

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Muscle shirts, tube socks and boom boxes were all the rage in 1985. The year our new project Jeep rolled off the assembly plant in Toledo, Ohio. Since then it has seen its fair share of use as a daily driver and a weekend adventure vehicle. Time and mother nature have not been kind to this CJ, but there is a great truck here that just needs some … [Read more...]

Napier Sportz SUV Tent

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Napier Sportz SUV Tent (Model 82000)   Napier Outdoors is a Canadian company that manufactures a line of Sportz SUV tents. Basically, an SUV tent attaches to the rear cargo area of a sport utility vehicle, thus increasing the living and cargo area of both the vehicle and the tent. Napier makes various models and styles of the tents, but … [Read more...]

Warn VR8000-s

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When looking for a winch for your project, you need to consider the intended use. Self Recovery? Other vehicle recovery? General purpose? During the build of the CJINTHEDRIVEWAY project we new we needed a winch for self recovery and the recovery of other light weight trail vehicles. We also knew we did not intend to use the winch for moving trees … [Read more...]