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...]

JK Transfer Case Cable Dropout Prevention

JK Transfer Case Cable Fix

A helpful tip from editor Diane Zalman on how to ensure your Jeep JK transfer case cable doesn't drop out of its bracket on the trail, leaving you lying on your back in the mud, rock and/or dirt to shift your transfer case. In JK Wranglers (and '03-'06 Rubicon TJ/LJs), the NV241 or NV241OR transfer-case shift cable is held into place with a cheap … [Read more...]

DIY Tailgate Table Utensil/Tool Organizer

The completed project, mounted to the Trailgator Tailgate Table

The Trailgater Tailgate Table is one of my favorite additions to my Jeep for camping. I use it for three meals a day, and sometimes even as a workbench. My cutlery and small tools have been floating around in Tupperware containers taking up the limited storage space I have in the Jeep. I wanted them to be very handy to the table, and I wanted to … [Read more...]

The Return of Gitchee Gumee – Field Reporter

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Luke won our JPFreek Field Reporter Program for March with his submission on a Canadian wheeling trip and receives a $50 Extreme Terrain gift card. Submit your story today for your chance to win! By: Luke Davis In the last weekend of September 2015, a small group of rigs headed up to Blueberry hills campground near Goulais River in Northern … [Read more...]

DIY Jeep Wrangler JK Hood Lock Install

Rivet the hood lock in place

All Jeep Wranglers need a lock for the hood to stop prying fingers getting at the goodies in your engine bay. Bolt Locks make a lock specifically designed for the JK, and it uses your factory Jeep ignition key. It’s less than half the price of the official lock, so it’s an easy choice. The Bolt Lock is extremely sturdy and works really well, I … [Read more...]

DIY Jeep Wrangler JK Isolated Dual Batteries

Dual Optima D31 batteries, Painless Performance Solenoid and Nemesis Industries Dual Battery Tray

Isolated dual batteries are a must in any Overland vehicle. The setup looks complicated and difficult in photos, though it’s actually very simple. Having two batteries means one can be used only to start the vehicle (let’s call this battery the “Engine Battery”) and the other can be used for all your electrical needs like a fridge, camp lights, … [Read more...]

New Jeep Concepts Revealed!

Jeep Crew Chief concept

Details on the seven new 2016 Jeep concepts straight from Jeep with our commentary added below each vehicle's description. We CAN NOT WAIT to drive all of these at the 50th Easter Jeep Safari and bring you into the driver's seat to experience what these vehicles straight from the deep recesses of the Jeep designers' brains can do! Follow JPFreek … [Read more...]

Jeep Just Won the Super Bowl

Jeep Super Bowl Commercial

As far as the commercials go. [UPDATE: AdWeek must have seen our post, because "Portraits" landed at #1 on their list of Super Bowl 50 ads. Proud to have called it first.] Congrats to the Denver Broncos on their very stout win in Super Bowl 50, but the undisputed winner in the commercials was Jeep, hands down. Two brand new commercials got … [Read more...]