Robert Tubb’s YJ – Field Reporter


Freek Robert Tubb sent us this submission with photos of his YJ's transformation. Robert is in the Army and bought the Jeep for $600 to use as a winter beater before he decided to turn it into a great driver and crawler with the help of his friends. The Jeep has gone from stock to a 4" Rough Country lift to a 3.5" BDS lift to a Rock Krawler … [Read more...]

KC HiLiTES Gravity LED Daylighter – New Product Alert


Long-time Jeepers will likely remember how cool it was to see a Jeep with a nice set of KC HiLiTES Daylighters back in the day. Well, they've brought the classic look of these lights into the LED era with these new Gravity LED Daylighters! Get your LED on with the look of an honest to goodness Daylighter... we can think of a dozen rigs we know … [Read more...]

CJ Body Tub Replacement – Making the Case

A print ad for a 1980 Jeep CJ (credit: Jeep)

Guest post by Michael Grayen My Jeep body needs extensive rust repair and straightening. Is there an easier way to bring it back to perfection? When it comes to automotive restoration, experts in the field say you'll have better luck and spend the least amount of money when you start by finding the best example of the year and model you're … [Read more...]

Project Trail Force – Win This Jeep

Project Trail Force Jeep JKU

Our friends at and Barricade Off-Road wanted our Freeks to know about the chance to win a new supercharged and fully built Rubicon JKU named Project Trail Force that was unveiled at Bantam this summer. ExtremeTerrain has videos detailing the parts and the build and you can enter to win the Jeep on their contest page: … [Read more...]

Kleinn Air Horns – New All-in-One Air Systems

New On board air systems from Kleinn Automotive Accessories

UPDATE: Kleinn also introduced two new high-pressure air gauge panel systems to monitor the OnboardAir Systems' performance. See the end of the article. These new, easy-to-install air systems from Kleinn Air Horns look to be an interesting option for folks looking to add air to their Jeeps. All OnboardAir™ Systems come plumbed with all required … [Read more...]

Old Man Emu BP-51 for lifted JKs

ARB Old Man Emu BP-51 Jeep JK shock

ARB 4x4 Accessories has introduced the Old Man Emu BP-51 High Performance Bypass Shock Absorbers for '06+ JKs with 3.5-4.5" of lift. The OME BP-51 shock absorbers feature revolutionary, patent-pending technology developed by the Old Man Emu engineers to deliver unparalleled on and off road performance. The BP5160021 has been specifically matched … [Read more...]

A Factory Diesel CJ-6 Reborn

Perkins Diesel CJ-6

by Marc Bowers The story of finding this Jeep goes back to my ARB days when Mitch Carter, the owner, and I worked together. Jeeps are a popular topic at ARB and one afternoon Mitch mentioned to a coworker he had always wanted a factory diesel CJ, but that they were impossibly rare. I overheard the comment from across the room and told him I … [Read more...]

Field Reporter – Jeep Trailer: Phase 1


by Field Reporter Dennis Baldridge I have wanted a matching Jeep trailer to haul my camping supplies and spare parts for quite a while. This is my first major project combining leftovers and junk to try and make something useful. So far, the total investment is less than $100 for Phase 1. It all started when I was offered a CJ-7 tub … [Read more...]

Cheap Cherokee Build Series: Wheels and Tires


Follow along as Michael Finch, a Suspension Specialist at 4Wheel Drive Hardware, builds this Cheap Cherokee project with all the preventive maintenance required and a number of choice, but economical, upgrades. Once complete, his teenage daughter will be able to drive to school and dance practice in something reliable, inexpensive and safe — and … [Read more...]