Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
Don’t Fear the Darkness — Quake LED Headlights
LED Darkness Absorbers Lights do not emit light, they absorb the dark.  Electronics work on the “Smoke” theory that if they let their smoke out, they stop working.  Lights then work on the theory that they absorb the darkness.  When they have absorbed all that they are able to,... Read more
Get Lost! A Look at the New SPOT “X”
When was the last time you went somewhere and didn’t have cell service? Were you concerned? I’m guessing that most of the time when this happens it’s not an emergency. Usually we can drive a few more minutes, or walk, hike or ride to find that necessary cell service... Read more
The Painless “Trail Rocker” Switch System — Truly Painless!
The Painless Off-Road Solutions Trail Rocker When it comes to upgrades and modifications for our jeeps, we all want to do it ourselves and get our hands dirty. When you love your jeep, you take pride in everything that goes into it. As women, we tend to ask our guys... Read more
Sun, Jeeps and the Shadebrigade
Installing a SpiderWebShade Mesh Top on my TJ Jeep My family loves to wheel our Jeep top down with the sun shining brightly and the scenery passing overhead.  Unfortunately over time the sun has taken a toll on some body parts.  But rather than give up on top down,... Read more
[Video] Factor 55 Closed System Winching
Winching Safety with the Closed System Safety first when winching!  If you get hit by a broken winch hook or cable, it could ruin your day – or worse.  Search YouTube for broken winch hook’s or line videos, and you will find more than you can watch in one... Read more
Currie Jeep Beef: Upgrading My TJ to Currie F9
Are You Ready to Beef Up Your Axles? Have you ever wondered how long it would take before you replaced the rear end in your Jeep?  For us, it was about 10 years.  Jeeps come from the factory with either a Dana 35 or 44.  How long it will... Read more
Fix Your Trail Communication Woes with Rugged
Note: This article is a product review (with radio mounting tips) that does not cover the FCC licensing requirements in-depth or how to be a HAM operator.  The Editors Staying in Touch Have you ever had that moment on a ModernJeeper trip when you just wanted to throw out your... Read more
New Shoes for the MetalCloak CTI Trailer
After just over three years and close to 55,000 miles, the tires that we had been running on the Corner Travel Index CTI) Trailer were ready to be replaced. As most of the jeepers that have been on that trailer know, its heavy…like 4200+ lbs empty heavy. Anyone that... Read more
Need Bright Reverse Lights?
We all seem to like light…but what I think we really like is the ability to see things in the dark…better. With all of the light manufacturers in the industry and the number of lights we all see on rigs you would think that the sun actually never came... Read more
“SAHARA” Gets a Metalcloak Tire Carrier and “Ditomic” Gas Tank Skid
After introducing their JK rear bumper and tire carrier, the engineers at Metalcloak turned their attention to the TJ Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited (LJ in popular vernacular). They wanted a clean bumper and tire carrier that could carry the spare low if wanted for low center of gravity (LCG)... Read more