DIY 4×4 Drinking Water Tank, Pump, Filtration and Treatment

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Overland vehicles require a way to carry drinking water, preferably a minimum of 10 gallons, or more. Ideally, for International Overland Travel, they will also have a reliable way to filter and treat water to ensure purity and removal of bacteria when only water of questionable quality is available for refilling. I designed and built a custom … [Read more...]

Rugged Ridge POWERTOP For Jeep Wrangler Offers Owners New Level of Convenience

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Rugged Ridge, a division of Omix-Ada, has announced the introduction and availability of its first-ever PowerTop™ for the 2007-2012 JK Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited. The result of extensive research and development, Rugged Ridge’s introduction of the hydraulic PowerTop™, adds to its catalog of more than 500 custom-designed products built specifically … [Read more...]

Jeep and Mopar Unveil Six New Vehicles for the 46th Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari

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Jeep and Mopar are ready for a week of wheeling in Moab. The brands have created six new vehicles – all featuring a host of Jeep Authentic Parts and Accessories – for the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Now in its 46th year and taking place March 31 – April 8, the Easter Jeep Safari will be attended by thousands of die-hard off-road … [Read more...]

Jeep Introduces New Limited-edition "Altitude" Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot Models

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Following an overwhelmingly positive consumer response to the recently introduced Grand Cherokee concept and related "Name My Ride" contest, the Jeep brand has announced it will produce not just one, but three new limited-edition Jeep vehicles: the Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot Altitude models. … [Read more...]

Desert Rendezvous 2012 Hits SoCal March 23-24 2012

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The SoCal Desert Rendezvous started as an idea a few friends tossed around while around a campfire one night. Why were all the overlanding-type events being held in other states or geographic regions, and why were we traveling all that way when we had all of this right here at home in SoCal? Thus began the Rendezvous Conspiracy… … [Read more...]

The Mule Rack by Baja Rack

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One of the biggest challenges when preparing for a journey in a Jeep vehicle is space. Whether it’s a weekend excursion or an expedition to a remote locale, there’s rarely enough space in the vehicle to accommodate all the needs for storing camp gear, food, and everything else a person or family needs to have a successful trip. For many of us, the … [Read more...]

Tow Tech

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Towing a trailer is a skill many Jeep drivers find themselves needing at some point in their lives. Whether you are pulling a small fishing boat or a pop-up camper, a car hauler loaded with your precious Jeep cargo, or a massive 5th wheel vacation home…there are some common sense principles that hold true for any load. The first is use to the … [Read more...]

A Dinner in the Woods

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Just because you're in the backcountry doesn't mean you have to eat like it. Last weekend we had the opportunity to attend the Overland Rally in Springfield, Vermont. The venue was fantastic and scenic with lush mountain views and raging rivers, an appropriate setting to prepare a meal for the group that would be equally fantastic. The … [Read more...]