Modern Jeeper - News about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers
These Are Our Lands; In Our Hands
I can find no better way to express how important it is for the Modern Jeeper to never forget that these are “our lands; in our hands.” America is ours.  Our roads, trails and interesting places to explore are OUR history and our right to enjoy.  Now of course,... 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
Legos? Jeeps? It’s a Match Made in Moab.
For many kids around the world, LEGO building blocks and kits are some of the first experiences with creating something from the ground up or modifying something existing. When broken down to the bare basics, Jeeps are full scale builder kits able to be modified or built from scratch... 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
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
Meet the Trailcat – Hellcat Powered Superjeep!
Last week Jeep rolled out it annual concept rigs… these are the cool, Mopar-built, concept Jeeps that we all drool over and use to speculate about future models… only to be disappointed when nothing comes of it. The most models ever, seven rigs will grace the trails of Moab,... Read more
VORRA’s Problems at an End – Acquired by Hammerking & NCRR
Hammerking Productions Inc., the organization behind King of The Hammers and ULTRA4 Racing is partnering with Nor Cal Rock Rock Racing in the purchase of Valley Off Road Racing Association (VORRA). VORRA was established in 1975 and has organized such iconic desert races as the Fallon 250 and the... Read more
Metalcloak Stampede Returns to Prairie City