DEI 4.0L Fuel Rail & Injector Cover Kit

The DEI 4.0L fuel rail & injector cover kit to help reduce heat soak

We have one of these kits to install on Project LJPFreek to help ensure that the injectors and fuel rail are kept as cool as possible. Look for a review in our Fall issue. ------ Design Engineering, Inc. now offers a thermal Fuel Rail and Injector Cover Kit designed to custom fit 1997-2004 Jeeps® equipped with the 4.0L inline-six engine. Jeep … [Read more...]

Alloy USA New D44 X-Joint for Rubicon JKs

Alloy USA D44 X-Joints feature an individual grease Zerk fitting on each forged bearing cap and triple ridge seals to maximize joint life.

Check out this new U-joint option for folks looking to beef up the front axles on their Rubicon JKs and JKUs from Alloy USA. Lots of earlier JKs are coming up on or already passed the age where U-joint replacement is a good preventive maintenance step to ensure you don't have issues on the trail. ----- Direct, Heavy Duty Replacement for OE … [Read more...]

Superchips New TrailDash2

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A new version of the already slick TrailDash is now available with a larger screen and a ton of customization options. Superchips' release: ---- PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY AT ITS SLEEKEST Bigger and better. In addition to the new slim case design, we also upgraded to a 5" full-color display making our gauges the sleekest in the industry. We didn't … [Read more...]

Bowless Soft Top for JKs from Rugged Ridge

Rugged Ridge Bowless Soft-Top (High Res)

The Rugged Ridge Bowless Soft Top options for 2007-2016 JKs completely eliminate the bulky factory soft top frame by allowing a snug fit over the factory roll bar for a more aerodynamic “fastback” look, while effectively providing an air-tight enclosure. This is accomplished while retaining the stock door surrounds and tailgate bar. The design also … [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

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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...]

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?

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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...]