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Metalcloak’s CTI Trailer Gets New Legs – Just in time for KOH
After 5 years on the road and over 4500 vehicles on and off MetalCloak’s Corner Travel Index (CTI) Trailer, is was time for some new legs (jacks) on the trailer. And with the #CTITour2018 underway including a first-ever stop at King of the Hammers as part of the BFGoodrich... Read more
The 50th SCORE Baja 1000
Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a Trophy Truck? How about wondering what “Contingency” is all about at a big race? This year we were part of Jessi Comb’s pursuit of being the first woman to drive the entire race, all 1100 plus miles, herself. Yes,... Read more
Do You Maintain Your Shocks?
I think as “jeepers” we all love to keep our rigs in tip top shape…often including many not so common items in our maintenance schedule. And while changing the typical fluids and keeping the tires rotated are the most common items we address…how many of us include shock maintenance?... Read more
Control Arm Upgrade – For my Dodge Ram!
Living in a rural location definitely has its ups and downs…its positives and its negatives. I’ve been needing to install some MetalCloak control arms on the front of my 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 for quite some time. Once I switched to a 35” tire, the rubbing on the rear... Read more
Dana Builder Axle Program
We all know that Dana makes good stuff… the stuff that is underneath our Jeeps…that enables us to go to incredible places and do incredible things.  Bruiser Conversions is another company that makes good stuff. They take awesome platforms and integrate even more incredible power solutions…like the unique JK Crew!... Read more
Still a Jeep Favorite…The CJ66
While this Jeep was first released at SEMA in 2016, it appeared again there this year… It was also one of seven concepts that Jeep and Mopar brought to the 2017 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. It was constructed using a Wrangler TJ frame, 1966 Jeep Wrangler CJ... Read more
Off Road Navigation Introduction [video]
The Southern Four Wheel Drive Association has created some great videos! The Southern Four Drive Association is a non-profit organization of 4 wheel drive clubs and individual members in the southeastern United States. Formed in 1987 our association is dedicated to promoting four wheel drive recreation on both public... Read more
The Outbound Collective – Chase your G.O.A.T. [video]
The Outdoor Community… rather than the “Offroad Community” is full of like minded individuals that share the same passions… the passion to be outdoors. When I first came across these folks I was sure they were against motorized recreation, i.e. Jeeping. But I was wrong. This group is best... Read more
Overlanding? Get A Portable Kitchen in your Jeep!
The folks over at DigitalTrends.com posted up a story that caught our eye! How about a Wrangler Camping System! Complete with 6 gallon water tank, water pump, cooking utensils and cutlery for four, LED lighting, 12-volt adapter You can see their whole article here: https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/wrangler-camping-system/ We think its awesome! Read more
Trends, Choices and Decisions…
Over the course of the past year or so, we have noticed a change. A change in the Modern Jeeper. Maybe it has to do with the political environment or maybe its just the world around us that has caused us to re-focus our attentions. Don’t get me wrong…actual... Read more