Modern Jeeper - News about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers
Resolve To Cook With a Dutch Oven
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Off Road Adventure One topic that consistently is of interest to four wheelers is the Dutch oven. No matter how much is written or spoken about this handy camp stove, people just eat up the information. I discussed Dutch ovens rather thoroughly in “Tickle... Read more
It’s Here! The 2017 ModernJeeper Off Road Event Calendar.
SPECIAL FOR MODERN JEEPER READERS ONLY — save 50%! Get a 2017 Calendar for only $5. Just use online code MJ2017calendar at Metalcloak.com For 29 years Sidekick Off-Road, led by the legendary Rick Russell, published the iconic Sidekick Off-Road Event Calendar. It truly became the go to source for... Read more
Another 6×6 Jeep Wrangler Enters the Market… But This One Is Chinese.
The last couple years has seen several additions to the Jeep Wrangler customization game – from fully built rigs by companies like Starwood Motors, to more extreme mods like the 6×6 Hellcat powered Wrangler by Wild Boar. Now, on the back of the growing Jeep phenomenon in China, Shanghai... Read more
Could We Be Dreaming? Jeep Truck Spotted!
For years we’ve heard the rumors… Jeep truck this and Jeep truck that. And while FCA seemed to be ignoring this demand from the Jeep loving public, companies like AEV made a killing converting 4-door JK Wrangler Unlimited into, guess what, Jeep trucks. Well, it seems that FCA finally... Read more
300 HP Next Gen Jeep Wrangler? And it’s a 4 banger!
Sources inside Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) has confirmed with the rockstar team at Automotive News that the next generation Jeep Wrangler, expected to hit dealerships in 2017, will feature a new “direct-injected inline four-cylinder engine with a twin-scroll turbocharger.” It’s expected that this aluminum blocked bad boy with pump... Read more
2018 Jeep Exclusive Spy Pics!
The stealthy team at SpiedBilde managed to catch some great shots of what purports to be the 2018 Jeep Wrangler that we expect to hit the market in 2017. Even though the 4-door Jeep has a hide-a-wrap on it, we spotted a few features that are worth mentioning. First,... Read more
Nitto Dominates the Metalcloak Stampede (video)
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., has swept the podium at the MetalCloak Stampede Ultra4 off-road race for the second year in a row thanks to the talents of the Team Nitto drivers and the incredible traction afforded by their Trail Grappler M/T tires. This occasion also marks the second consecutive... Read more
Are You Ready for the Stampede?
The ULTRA4 MetalCloak Stampede race returns to Prairie City SVRA in less then a week! More than 90 drivers are already committed to racing! The course will consist of a 2 mile lap, all visible to spectators, filled with rock obstacles, tight turns and go fast sections. The top... Read more
Do You Know These 10 Axioms of Off-Roading?
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Off Road Adventure Four wheeling, like any other activity, has its rules and principles. During my 40-plus years in this sport, I have seen and experienced a lot. The following axioms flow from all the wisdom I have picked up from others I respect.... Read more
Rugged Radios at LOORRS – It’s Official!
Rugged Radios announced today an an exciting new partnership as the Official Radio of the Lucas Oil Off Road Race Series (LOORRS). When approached by LOORRS, Rugged Radios jumped at the opportunity to provide the best communication support available. With all new radios, headsets and accessories, the LOORRS Officials... Read more