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...]

Field Reporter: Which One is Your Jeep?


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


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...]

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...]

Just Follow the Power – Field Reporter

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JPFreek Field Reporter submitted story, by James “Bearded" Alumbaugh I can’t drive to Moab, don’t hit the Rubicon trail and I'm not going to make the King of Hammers. As much as I would love to visit these Jeep “dream destinations”, it's just not in the cards for me right now. However, I do manage to see some interesting locations that many do not … [Read more...]

Free JCR Offroad Armor Giveaway – ExtremeTerrain


Here's one we wish we could win! How about armoring up your YJ, TJ or JK for FREE? ExtremeTerrain partnered with JCR Offroad for their latest giveaway. JCR is known to build strong and reliable armor that features a unique, tough style. JCR Offroad offers a full line of high quality armor and bumpers, and the JCR name has become synonymous with … [Read more...]

The WD-40 Specialist Xtreme Machine YJ – You Can Win!

Yes, you could own this Jeep!

If you checked out the JPFreek list of the top 15 Jeeps at SEMA in the Fall issue, you saw the WD-40 Specialist® YJ Crawler built by Ian Johnson at Big Tire Garage came in at #11. The debut at SEMA was to promote WD-40's contest to give the Jeep away to one lucky Jeeper and entries are now being accepted: WD-40 Specialist Xtreme Machine Giveaway … [Read more...]

Jeep Sales Set New Record in 2014 – A Look at the Numbers


In 2014, for the third consecutive year, Jeep® set a record for global sales. It's also the fifth consecutive year that Jeep sales have increased in the U.S. and globally. The highlights from their release: Jeep global vehicle sales increase 39 percent in 2014 to all-time annual record of 1,017,019 units U.S. sales increase 41 percent to a … [Read more...]