CJ Body Tub Replacement – Making the Case

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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...]

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

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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...]

Field Reporter: Which One is Your Jeep?

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Submitted by JPFreek Field Reporter Kevin Stevens Lying awake at 3:45 A.M. trying to solve the many mysteries of the universe — I had a revelation. Why have I spent thousands of dollars on my Jeep and why have I been left wondering how I can get thousands more for other mods?  My neighbors have cars, vans, trucks and SUV’s and they are not … [Read more...]

Gear You Want for Your Next Jeep Camping Trip

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Guest Post By Matt Sather A Jeep is the ideal vehicle for the weekend camping trip, but with just a few simple additions, you can take your next adventure to another level. No matter if you’re hitting the trail for the weekend or taking the family to the lake for a quick night away, there are a number of accessories on the market that can make … [Read more...]

Insane WWII Jeep Graveyard Photos

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Willys, Bantam trailers and NDT tires literally as far as you can see. These Jeep graveyard photos fall under multiple categories: American pride Sad beyond all comprehension In case you missed it Thousands of Jeeps and military trailers that were invaluable assets in winning the war, left to rot on Okinawa. Photographed by a Life … [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...]

History of Jeep

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In July 1940, the U.S. military informed automakers that it was looking for a “light reconnaissance vehicle” to replace the Army's motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles. The Army invited 135 manufacturers to bid on production and developed a lengthy specification list for the vehicle. … [Read more...]

Jeep D30 to D44 on a Budget

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For years many have said that I am running on borrowed time with the front axle in my CJ. The stock D30 has been in my CJ since I got it in 1997 with the only modification since then being the 4:10 gears installed a few years ago. I was told it would never hold up to the abuse it gets but it has never let me down. It was abused for several years … [Read more...]