New Dana Axles at Old Jeep Plant Site

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Site in Toledo, Ohio, Once Home to Original Jeep® Plant Filed under "Well, that seems fitting" Dana Holding Corporation has announced that it will open a new high-tech axle manufacturing facility in Toledo, Ohio on the site that was previously home to Willys-Overland Motors. The site has been cleared of the original factory buildings with the … [Read more...]

Dan’s on his way!

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The time has come! After adding some last-minute illumination upgrades from Rigid Industries and Truck-Lite, Dan's loaded his Jeep into a container for shipping to Europe! He's catching a flight tonight to head east to be there when the JKU lands and then he's making best possible speed to Africa to start the 80,000-mile, two-year trek! It's … [Read more...]

Jeep Blitz 2016

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By: Mark Rauschert, Steinjäger During the weekend of April 15-17, 2016, 170 Jeeps from 9 states came to the first annual Jeep Blitz in Bushnell, Illinois. The event was organized by Illini Offroad Productions and was unwritten by Steinjäger, Inc. Attendees had a number of fun activities to choose from including a suspension factory tour, riding on … [Read more...]

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

Straps made and fitted to tank, lined with foam weather sealing

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...]

Lion’s Back – Jeep Takes a Ride

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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...]