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Installing the Tuffy Security Series II Security Console
This week we installed a Tuffy Security Products full console in Golden Spike, Corey’s 2004 Jeep LJ. While there isn’t necessarily anything wrong with the factory console in the TJ’s and LJ’s, it’s nice to have something a little stronger to keep items, that you would actually like to... Read more
The ModernJeeper Show – Episode 6 – Marketing Specialist Lee Loughery of Bestop
Hello Modern Jeepers and welcome to Episode Number 6 of The ModernJeeper Show! This week we have an awesome guest… straight from the folks that keep us out of the elements while in our rigs, Mr. Lee Loughery (pronounced Lawfree) of Bestop. While Matson is out taking care of... Read more
[pics & vid] The 2019 Holley EFI Shootout – KOH Style
There’s this little event held each year at California’s Johnson Valley OHV Area the week of February 2nd through 8th, where over 50,000 people show up for the “Mad Max meets Burning Man” event known as King of the Hammers (KOH). This year on Monday Night, February 3, 2019,... Read more
T1 Toyo Tire Desert Invitational – Tearing it Up at KOH 2019
I’ve been around off-roading many years. I’ve been around high horsepower many years. I’ve had the opportunity to chase the Baja 1000 a couple of times, even for a Trophy Truck. Every… single… time I’m around these trucks they just make me smile. Something about the horsepower… or the... Read more
[pics & video] The Gladiator of Johnson Valley – The Jeep Truck after KOH
  So what happens when you take a brand new, not even released to the public vehicle, spend 10 days (yes, 10) prepping it for arguably the most difficult off-road race in the country, then throw in a couple of the best drivers in their fields to pilot this... Read more
Mounting an 8-lug Wheel on a Rear Tire Carrier
AN HONEST LESSON IN NOT RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL! Upgrades to your Jeep can usually go two ways; the super easy, no thought involved, or the more common, this is going to take some thought route. I tend to be an over thinker. Imagine that! In the process of making... Read more
What Did You Do Last Night?
ALMOST LIKE RECOVERY MEETS “ICE ROAD TRUCKERS” Flashback story from 2015 and too good not to share now… Angles. Momentum. Confidence. Determination. Those four words have new meanings for me today. And, it turns out, that in the world of heavy recovery and towing, those are the only things... Read more
Trailer Upgrades, Tie Downs and Safety!
SAFELY SECURE YOUR GEAR Flashback product review for the trailer in all of us — it’s that time of year for towing and hauling.     Many of us transport our rigs to and from trails and off-road events. Whether its via an open deck trailer, an enclosed trailer,... Read more
Extreme Off-Road Campers from Conqueror!
MILITARY GRADE AND SAFARI TESTED FOR EXTREME OFF-ROAD CONDITIONS When it comes to basic “overlanding,” we typically think of taking our Jeep into the back country and being self sufficient…meaning we carry everything we need in our rig. But what about when you plan to be gone for an... Read more
Rock Crawling Is Back!
FLASHBACK REMEMBERING WE ROCK/DIRT RIOT FROM 2013 Out of all of the events that I have attended throughout the years, none provide the feeling of “belonging” like the events that Rich Klein and Shelley Krehbiel put together. It’s events like these that bring new blood, new spirit and new... Read more