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Want to Win a $70,000+ Jeep?
EXTREMETERRAIN AND BARRICADE OFF-ROAD TO UNVEIL THEIR FULLY-BUILT 2015 JEEP WRANGLER AT BANTAM JEEP FESTIVAL ExtremeTerrain.com and Barricade Off-Road teamed up to build a $73,000+ 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon to be given away to a lucky winner at the 2015 SEMA Show Giveaway Link: http://www.extremeterrain.com/jeep-wrangler-project-trailforce-giveaway.html  Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsO6fxVq6kI  Photo Assets:... Read more
Set Them Free! Get Involved!
Set Them Free Recap – Buena Vista, CO – June 26-28, 2015 Vehicles: 150 registered for Event; 300 people Setting was a small campground north of Buena Vista, Colorado, Arrowhead Point RV Campground Set Them Free is put together by Gianni and Betsey Vecchiarelli who had a vision to... Read more
The Return From UOR Expo 2015 – Part 2
Heat and Humidity. Back in Kentucky, it gets warm…real warm…but not like the Arizona and western states do. At my house we don’t have air conditioning, we have a “swamp” cooler…or evaporative cooler. They only work where the humidity is low…like 10-20%…once the humidity rises they don’t really cool... Read more
The 2015 Unlimited Off-Road Expo!
Louisville, KY – June 8th, 2015 – 166,000 sq. ft. indoors, 5 acres outdoors and 3 days of race action – with over 13,120 visitors and almost 200 exhibitors the UOR Expo 2015 has exceeded the industry’s expectations by far. The City of Louisville, the Kentucky Exposition Center and... Read more
The Road to UOR Expo CTITour 2015 – Part 1
Modern Jeeper hit the road again for the second portion of this year’s events across the country. The first trip of the year took us through the lower portion of the states, along the Gulf as we made our way to Jeep Beach in Daytona Beach, Florida. This next... Read more
Sales Continue to Rise and the Brand Continues to Grow!
Next year will mark the 75th Anniversary of the Jeep brand, and but even so, the next generation of the Grand Cherokee is said to be delayed until 2018 or even 2019. Global sales remain strong and and Jeep is focused on making sure that does not change… Grand... Read more
Jeep Wrangler under investigation for airbag issue
Have you heard strange sounds? Does your jeep act differently than when it was new? It might be time to get your Jeep into a dealer… NHTSA Probe into Jeep Wrangler Read more
Jeep Beach CTITour 2015 – Part 2
The arrival at the 12th Annual Jeep Beach (Facebook) marked our destination of the first half of the #CTITour2015 leg.   It’s hard to imagine a couple thousand jeeps running around the inside of the Daytona International Speedway, but that exactly what Jeep Beach is all about…oh…and of course setting... Read more
Jeep Wrangler Concept: Africa
One of the coolest concepts that Jeep revealed in Moab this year was the Africa edition. A 2″ lift, locked Dana 44’s and a fixed roof would make this definitely a contender for the overland market…oh, and even a 2.8L diesel! What do you think? Would you own it?... Read more
Corner Travel Index (CTI) – What’s That?
Corner Travel Index or CTI measures a vehicle’s maximum axle/wheel articulation at the four corners of the vehicle, often referred to as “flex”. The CTI is used in the off-roading industry to quantify the axle/wheel articulation in order to compare the performance potential of a wide variety of vehicles and vehicle builds.... Read more