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Sun, Jeeps and the Shadebrigade
Installing a SpiderWebShade Mesh Top on my TJ Jeep My family loves to wheel our Jeep top down with the sun shining brightly and the scenery passing overhead.  Unfortunately over time the sun has taken a toll on some body parts.  But rather than give up on top down,... Read more
[Video] Factor 55 Closed System Winching
Winching Safety with the Closed System Safety first when winching!  If you get hit by a broken winch hook or cable, it could ruin your day – or worse.  Search YouTube for broken winch hook’s or line videos, and you will find more than you can watch in one... Read more
Currie Jeep Beef: Upgrading My TJ to Currie F9
Are You Ready to Beef Up Your Axles? Have you ever wondered how long it would take before you replaced the rear end in your Jeep?  For us, it was about 10 years.  Jeeps come from the factory with either a Dana 35 or 44.  How long it will... Read more
Fix Your Trail Communication Woes with Rugged
Note: This article is a product review (with radio mounting tips) that does not cover the FCC licensing requirements in-depth or how to be a HAM operator.  The Editors Staying in Touch Have you ever had that moment on a ModernJeeper trip when you just wanted to throw out your... Read more
New Shoes for the MetalCloak CTI Trailer
After just over three years and close to 55,000 miles, the tires that we had been running on the Corner Travel Index CTI) Trailer were ready to be replaced. As most of the jeepers that have been on that trailer know, its heavy…like 4200+ lbs empty heavy. Anyone that... Read more
Need Bright Reverse Lights?
We all seem to like light…but what I think we really like is the ability to see things in the dark…better. With all of the light manufacturers in the industry and the number of lights we all see on rigs you would think that the sun actually never came... Read more
“SAHARA” Gets a Metalcloak Tire Carrier and “Ditomic” Gas Tank Skid
After introducing their JK rear bumper and tire carrier, the engineers at Metalcloak turned their attention to the TJ Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited (LJ in popular vernacular). They wanted a clean bumper and tire carrier that could carry the spare low if wanted for low center of gravity (LCG)... Read more
Bolt Lock Announces Products for the 2018 JL Wrangler
MILWAUKEE – BOLT(r) Locks “One Key Lock Technology” lock products for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL and Jeep Renegade are now available. The durable and precision locks are made specifically for these popular Jeep models and work with Jeep’s center cut keys to offer convenient security. BOLT is offering... Read more
Going Rugged with Interco’s SS-M16 – A Tire for All Seasons
tween·er ˈtwēnər/noun, US informal A thing considered to be between two other recognized categories or types For decades, tire companies have offered both mud-terrain and all-terrain tires. Lately, companies are offering what we like to call “tweener” tires – tires that feature tread designs that aren’t as radical as... Read more
AEV Borah DualSport Wheel – To beadlock or not, it’s your choice
American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) needs no introduction. Known for innovative, quality products, Jeep and truck owners take notice when AEV introduces something new. The AEV Borah DualSport Wheel is worth noticing. Borah wheels can be run in three different configurations. They can be installed without rings for a simple,... Read more