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Special Edition:  Jeep Gladiator Gets Stop-Sale Order!
Rear Drive Shaft Issue Halts Sale of the Gladiator Fiat Chrysler discovered a manufacturing defect with the pickup truck’s rear driveshaft with potentially 5% of 3500 vehicles affected. ModernJeepers with Gladiators beware! HIGHLIGHTS: • Fiat Chrysler is temporarily stopping sales of the popular Jeep Gladiator pickup truck because of... Read more
2020 Jeep Wrangler Has Two New Models
Jeep® Offers Two New Special-edition Wrangler Models for 2020 Jeep never fails to interest buyers by bringing back “fashion” and history at just the right moment.  For instance, a classic Jeep of the “day” had a black and tan look. Or what about anything with “Willys” on it?  Well,... Read more
News! Warn Redesigns the VR EVO Winch
Warn Industries Introduces All-New VR EVO Winches Redesigned from the ground up, VR EVO is the new standard in standard-duty winches. ModernJeepers know Warn; a standard Jeep accessory for many of us.  Having a dependable winch is like insurance — when you need it you need the best! So... Read more
News!  Revtek Suspension Now a Daystar Brand
DAYSTAR PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL CONTINUES TO GROW ModernJeepers appreciate how Mark Turner, CEO of Daystar Products International has been making headlines in the off-road aftermarket industry for years. With lift kits, polyurethane kits and bushings, recovery gear, cam cans, air bag cradles and more, Daystar is well know to many... Read more
Cured?  Jeep Finds Fix for Death Wobble
FCA will Install Steering Dampers to Address 2018 and 2019 Jeep Wrangler ‘Death Wobble’ Issue All ModernJeepers Know Death Wobble! Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has a fix that is circulating around the internet. We have reported on this condition before and explained how hanging on for dear life is... Read more
For Shame! Bonneville Salt Flats Crust Gets Vandalized
The Bonneville Salt Flats is a densely packed salt pan in Tooele County in northwestern Utah. The area is a remnant of the Pleistocene Lake Bonneville and is the largest of many salt flats located west of the Great Salt Lake. The property is public land managed by the... Read more
[pics & vid] Today! SEMA High School Jeep Builds and Auction
BRINGING STUDENTS INTO THE AUTOMOTIVE SPOTLIGHT The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association SEMA has stepped up to engage high school students in the automotive industry. Bidding starts today, July 15th ! The auction will start live today with the Santa Fe build, adding one vehicle per day for five days.... Read more
Lee Iacocca – The Passing of a Legend
ModernJeeper Tribute to Lee Iacocca “In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and profits,” said Lee Iacocca, with the added familiar quote, “I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.” Passing at age 94, Mr. Iacocca... Read more
[pics & vid] The Ladies Off Road Trail Training Tour
CHARLENE BOWER ON THE ROAD WITH TRAINING EXTRAVAGANZA   Charlene Bower is a noted off-roader, writer, ModernJeeper, media guru and founder of the Ladies Off Road Network. This year she committed to taking the Ladies Off Road Trail Training to 75 4WP locations across the country. Halfway done, Charlene... Read more
Jeep Gladiator Prices Seeing Soaring Markups Up to $20,000
CAR/JEEP BUYING TIPS,  AND DEALER MARKUPS First off, before we get into how dealers are marking up Gladiators, allow us to offer some tips on car/Jeep buying to help you get the best price on any Jeep — knowing that you do not have to shop at your local... Read more