Five Buck JK Wrangler Raffle

2015 Cal4 Sweepstakes Jeep JKU

Cal4Wheel pulls off another winning raffle Jeep Isn't it worth $5 for a chance at a fully-loaded, trail-ready JKU crammed with all of the best gear that the industry has to offer? Check out this raffle from CAFWDA, proceeds go to keeping our public lands open for off-roading, so it's a great cause to boot. ----- If you think traversing the … [Read more...]

JPFreek Adventure Magazine – New Issue

JPFreek Adventure Magazine - Summer 2015

Our newest JPFreek Adventure Magazine issue is live! The Oldest Known Jeep - the Pygmy -An Insane Diesel J20 - the Ultimate Tow Rig -JKs Desert Racing across Morocco -Building a Diesel JKU to Circumnavigate Africa -Wheeling the Axial Racing SCX10 R/C Wrangler -Project LJPFreek: suspension, skidder, exhaust -Coverage of JPTrex 2015 with … [Read more...]

Africa Jeep JK Wrangler Build – Phase 1

Building lightweight cabinets with square aluminum tubing and corner connectors

After dreaming and planning for literally years, I have started the build on my Africa Jeep 2007 JK Unlimited Rubicon to travel around Africa for two years, focusing on the interior “camper.” I removed the back seat and all rear carpet and trim, then installed sound and heat insulation on the entire tub. To finish the floor I glued in a sheet of … [Read more...]

MORE TJ Oil Pan Skid Plate – New Product Alert


New from M.O.R.E.! Protect your '96-'06 Jeep Wrangler TJ's oil pan and transmission with this combination skid plate. This skid plate is 3/16" thick with 1/4" plate on the mounting arms, powder coated black, and protects the vulnerable cross over tube of your exhaust system that is susceptible to crushing if you don't use this skid plate. … [Read more...]

Alpine X009-WRA JK Stereo – New Product Alert

X009-WRA Stra FINAL 050515 copy

Sweet looking new JK stereo and nav unit for 2011+ Wranglers from Alpine. ----- Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. has once again added to its lineup of 9-inch Restyle dash systems with the arrival of the X009-WRA for select 2011-up Jeep Wranglers.  The X009-WRA is showcased in a custom Jeep Wrangler demo vehicle made by Starwood … [Read more...]

Around Africa in a Diesel JKUR

Planning the route, the Jeep and logistics

Later this year I’m setting out in my ’07 Unlimited Rubicon to circumnavigate the entire African continent. I will explore roughly 30 African countries and cover 80,000 miles over the course of 2 years, plus or minus. Driving a Jeep Wrangler TJ 40,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina on the Pan-American Highway in 2007-09 taught me more than I … [Read more...]

Girls’ Jeep Ride – JPFreek Field Reporter


We received a fantastic JPFreek Field Reporter submission from Tammy Ruh about an annual event that she created to share her love of Jeeps with a new generation and the way that "her" girls thanked her after this year's trip. This is exactly the kind of thing JPFreek is all about — you don't have to be going out to wheel the hardest trails in some … [Read more...]

CJ Body Tub Replacement – Making the Case

A print ad for a 1980 Jeep CJ (credit: Jeep)

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...]