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[pics] Smell the Dirt Road Before Its Too Late! Social Distancing Since 1941
Do that trail. Go to that Park. Take that trip! Quick! Before its too late! How is it that we all have become so rushed? I left a career of rushed. Some of my first jobs were in roles where time was of the essence. McDonalds. A photo lab.... Read more
[vid] Jeep And Ram Owners File A Lawsuit Against FCA US, LLC
Manufacturers have always been challenged with providing high quality products with controlled costs in order to meet the demand of the automobile purchasers, us. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was founded in 1970, and part of its mission was to make manufacturers adhere to strict standards and... Read more
The ModernJeeper Show, Ep. 63 – The Random Anti-Virus Jeep Show!
Hello ModernJeepers, welcome to Episode Number 63 of The ModernJeeper Show… the show about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers. It’s been about 7 long years…I mean weeks…since we left our rational, economically progressive, country…now most of us watch it all from home. Kudos to our front line workers and first responders that... Read more
Cleaning Underneath the Hood of your Jeep!
A happy Jeep, is a clean Jeep! Especially when it comes to keeping things clean underneath the hood! Yesterday I posted a couple of quick images as I cleaned underneath the hood of “Golden Spike”, my 2004 Jeep LJ. After sharing the pictures on Instagram, I had a ton... Read more
Updated! 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
The ModernJeeper Show, Ep. 62 – The 4X4 Land, Extreme Wheeling Episode!
Hello ModernJeepers, welcome to Episode Number 62 of The ModernJeeper Show… the show about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers. Well MJ listeners, we have all made it through another week! And that deserves a Congratulations to every single one of us! This week, Matson, “Rockstar Jeep Girl” Jessy and myself, get the... Read more
COVID-19 Won’t Conquer Us!
Editors Note: A special edition from Tom Severin, To say these are unprecedented times would be an understatement. Some people are saying the U.S. hasn’t seen this type of crisis since the Great Depression. Businesses are closed, with the hospitality sector taking a real beating. Bars, restaurants, theaters,... Read more
Where Can We Go & What Can We Do?
A great article in Outside Magazine said it well: “You can still go outside and recreate, Caplan said—but go outside with your dog. Don’t be hanging around with other people. “Again, we’re talking about a month. It’s not like the cruelest confinement ever imposed on a human being,” …”... Read more
[pics] SEMA 2015 – A Look Back in Time
Way back in 2015, The SEMA Show felt different. For me, going back through some of these images seemed to capture the feelings and people from what seems like a lifetime ago! We hope you enjoy taking a step back in time, to see some smiling faces, to remember... Read more
Buy a New Jeep! Drive Forward with Employee Pricing & Incentives!
FCA Employee Pricing equates to a five percent reduction to the dealer’s invoice price plus a $200 fee. As an example, CarsDirect computed that the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara Edition’s price can go down from $38,645 to $35,296, exclusive of destination charge. As for the Gladiator, the price goes down by... Read more