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Wagons, Willys and Wrenching
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the most 2020 wheeling trip of 2020. Well, that is not... Read more
Don’t Cheap On Your Jeep!
I bought my first brand new vehicle when I was in college nearly 30 years ago. In keeping with my family’s tradition of loyalty to the Jeep brand, it was a 1993 Jeep Wrangler YJ. Buying that rig at that point of my life was not the best decision.... Read more
Alert! Mandatory Wheeling Stops
Don’t Forget “Mom and Pop” and the Local Economy Every year I attend the King of the Hammers race, there are several places that are mandatory stops for me before driving down Boone road into Hammertown. While many people will load up on groceries at a Costco or similar... Read more
[pics] How to Ensure Your New Year’s Jeep Resolutions
Over a decade ago, I took my buddy Doug wheeling on the Rubicon trail. Even though he was just a passenger in my Jeep on that trip, like most who experience that trail for the first time, he instantly fell in love with wheeling. Within a couple of weeks... Read more
The 2019 Jeep Year in Review
We asked Kurt Schneider to pick out some Jeep highlights from 2019 and share his insights with this “Jeep Year in Review.”  We hope you enjoy the read and will stay tuned as ModernJeeper continues to bring you Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers in action. The Editors. While the Jeep... Read more
How to 4×4 Indoctrinate Your Kids [pics] — Part 2
In Part 1, we talked about the value of giving your kids the right kind of indoctrination — the 4×4 kind.  We covered 4×4 events, getting them an RC rock crawler and wrenching!   Now let’s get on the trail… 4. TAKE THEM WHEELING I realize that at first, you... Read more
How To 4×4 Indoctrinate Your Kids [pics] – Part 1
I like to think that I have done an amazing job of raising my three sons. Mainly because I have thoroughly brainwashed and indoctrinated them into loving Jeeps and everything off-road. My oldest boy, who is 17, daily drives a 78-year-old Willy’s MB to school every day, and his... Read more
[pics] Rollover 101 — Part 2
In Rollover 101, we discussed multiple things when it comes to rolling your vehicle. We started with simply avoiding the roll to begin with and how to prep your rig in case of a roll. We covered the importance of a quality cage, how to load your vehicle, and... Read more
[pics] Rollover 101

[pics] Rollover 101

Tech Tips December 11, 2019

There is an old adage in the motorcycle crowd. There are two types of people that ride motorcycles: ones who have laid down their bike, and ones that are going to lay down their bike. There is a similar adage in the off-road community; there are two types of... Read more
Book Review: “Surviving the Rubicon Trail”
Nearly two years ago, my good friend Sean Russel called me on a Sunday. Sean always seems to call me at the most inopportune time. I was elbows-deep into the engine bay of my Jeep trying to replace a leaking gasket, my hands coated in grease and grime, but... Read more