Lion’s Back – Jeep Takes a Ride

Lion's Back Jeeps

75th Anniversary Edition Jeeps scale Lion’s Back in celebration of the 50th annual Easter Jeep Safari By: Chris Collard Check out this video of the a ride up one of the world’s iconic routes: Few regions have captured the world’s attention as have the lonely expanses of Southeast Utah. If we pare that down to the region’s nucleus, we … [Read more...]

Jeep Apple Siri Free Uconnect Upgrade

Jeep Apple Siri Uconnect Update

FCA Offers Jeep Apple Siri Eyes Free Feature to Nearly Two Million Vehicles Through Uconnect® Software Update Vehicle owners with properly equipped 2013-2015  Jeep® vehicles can now add Apple Siri Eyes Free capability to their vehicle’s Uconnect system Vehicle owners in the U.S. and Canada can download a complementary software update … [Read more...]

DEI 4.0L Fuel Rail & Injector Cover Kit

The DEI 4.0L fuel rail & injector cover kit to help reduce heat soak

We have one of these kits to install on Project LJPFreek to help ensure that the injectors and fuel rail are kept as cool as possible. Look for a review in our Fall issue. ------ Design Engineering, Inc. now offers a thermal Fuel Rail and Injector Cover Kit designed to custom fit 1997-2004 Jeeps® equipped with the 4.0L inline-six engine. Jeep … [Read more...]

URGENT: Jeep UConnect Software Voluntary Safety Recall

Jeep® Cherokee Canyon Trail Concept

After the recent reports of hackers being able to remotely control some functions of a Jeep Cherokee while driving, Jeep has issued a voluntary safety recall to update the software on the affected vehicles (Cherokees and Grand Cherokees with the 8.4" UConnect touchscreen) to correct the security issue. "Customers may visit … [Read more...]

Cheap Cherokee Build Series: Wheels and Tires

after-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...]

Concept Jeeps at EJS First-Hand

Concept Jeep Chief

Beneath a rocky spire in the desert north of Moab, Jeep willingly handed over the keys of all of their concept Jeeps for 2015 to JPFreek. This job is so tough sometimes... Full coverage to come as we get through 1000+ photos and videos and in our Easter Jeep Safari Special Issue, but here’s some photos and initial driving impressions to whet your … [Read more...]

EJS Concept Jeeps – First Look

Jeep Chief 2015 EJS Easter Jeep Concept

Take a first look at this year's crop of seven Concept Jeeps for Easter Jeep Safari that could possibly boast the best concept ever in the Jeep Chief. Once again, Jeep will have Freeks drooling over the idea of eventually seeing something like these on the showroom floor and JPFreek will be at the media day at EJS to give you a first-hand look! … [Read more...]

Cheap Cherokee Build Series: Rear Suspension

Cheap Cherokee After Lift

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...]

Cheap Cherokee Build Series: Front Suspension

Cheap Cherokee After Lift

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...]