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Looking For A New Jeep CJ-8?
There are very few off-road enthusiasts these days that have the passion and take the time to create something special. Enter Ball and Buck. Ever heard of them? From their website, they were established in 2008…they are an outfitter of sorts. They believe in quality over quantity. Mostly they... Read more
The Top Three Podcast Episodes Thus Far!
If you have been a follower of the ModernJeeper Show for a long time, you know that the show traverses all over the place. While we do talk a lot about our beloved Jeeps, we also talk about things that are relevant throughout the industry at the time we... Read more
Could An Inline 6-Cylinder Make A Comeback?
Us old school Jeepers still remember, and probably still own, a Jeep powered by the beloved 4.0L straight 6 engine. It was arguably one of Chrysler’s best engines ever produced, released in 1986, making 190 hp and many lasting over 300,000 miles. It was used in Cherokees, Wagoneer, Wranglers,... Read more
The New 2022 Jeep Gladiator Fact Sheet!
Last week we released Jeep’s fact sheet for the upcoming 2022 Wrangler. This week we take an in depth look at the 2022 Gladiator! Powertrain options include a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 with engine stop-start (ESS) and a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine with ESS. Equipped with a versatile box, a body-on-frame... Read more
The New 2022 Jeep Wrangler Gets Some Upgrades!
Jeep just announced a fact sheet about the changes coming to the iconic Wrangler for 2022! The biggest change in our opinion was the option of 4.88 gears! But take a look at this LONG list of items! New for 2022: 4.88 axle ratio available on Rubicon models with... Read more
MJ Destinations: Carnage Canyon, Buena Vista, Colorado
It seems that most hard core “wheelers” know the name “Carnage Canyon”. Most associate the name with a trail located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, near Buena Vista, Colorado…although there are other “Carnage Canyons” throughout the country…even one in Kansas located at the Kansas Rocks Off Road... Read more
Are Aluminum Body Panels A Problem? We Want To Know!
Inquiring minds want to know! If you are the owner of a newer model Jeep…you know…the ones utilization aluminum body parts…you may experience issues with your paint. So much so that there is in fact an open Class Action lawsuit filed December 3, 2021 according to information found at... Read more
You’re Going To Have To Wait…
If you have been holding out for the Jeep Gladiator 4xe, it could be a while…like until 2024. We all know and understand that our beloved manufacturer has been BUSY! Keeping up with market demands, global supply chain issue and the competition takes a lot of energy! The popular... Read more
Still Looking For Holiday Gifts?
Have you looked at the new and improved Mopar Store? Did you know there was an online store built by our beloved manufacturer? Well, there is! And its been updated and revised and is ready for your gift (or upgrade) buying dollars. https://www.mopar.com/en-us/shop/performance/jeep-performance-parts.html There are a ton of item... Read more
BRC Alert – COLORADO – Public Comments Needed to Protect Popular Trails!
Public Comments Needed to Protect Popular Trails, Snowmobile Access, and Dispersed Camping in Colorado’s GMUG National Forest This is a BRC Action Alert. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests (also called the GMUG National Forest) in western Colorado contain outdoor recreation opportunities that are truly world class.... Read more