Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
Going Rugged with Interco’s SS-M16 – A Tire for All Seasons
tween·er ˈtwēnər/noun, US informal A thing considered to be between two other recognized categories or types For decades, tire companies have offered both mud-terrain and all-terrain tires. Lately, companies are offering what we like to call “tweener” tires – tires that feature tread designs that aren’t as radical as... Read more
AEV Borah DualSport Wheel – To beadlock or not, it’s your choice
American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) needs no introduction. Known for innovative, quality products, Jeep and truck owners take notice when AEV introduces something new. The AEV Borah DualSport Wheel is worth noticing. Borah wheels can be run in three different configurations. They can be installed without rings for a simple,... Read more
Control Arm Upgrade – For my Dodge Ram!
Living in a rural location definitely has its ups and downs…its positives and its negatives. I’ve been needing to install some MetalCloak control arms on the front of my 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 for quite some time. Once I switched to a 35” tire, the rubbing on the rear... Read more
Dana Builder Axle Program
We all know that Dana makes good stuff… the stuff that is underneath our Jeeps…that enables us to go to incredible places and do incredible things.  Bruiser Conversions is another company that makes good stuff. They take awesome platforms and integrate even more incredible power solutions…like the unique JK Crew!... Read more
The Bestop Trektop Pro Hybrid Soft Top
We all know that running a hardtop full time on a Jeep Wrangler kind of defeats the experience of driving the most capable rig on and off the road. While the hard top provides a much more “solid” lid to protect you from the elements, a soft top option... Read more
Trailer Upgrades, Tie Downs and Safety!
Many of us transport our rigs to and from trails and off-road events. Whether its via an open deck trailer, an enclosed trailer, or even a car dolly, we need to make sure our items are safe! We have seen “that guy” on the road that has secured his... Read more
Dad’s JK – An Easy, Bolt-On, JK Wrangler Build (it’s badass too!)
  The Plan. Its always exciting when a family member decides that they enjoy a hobby/sport/lifestyle as much as you do. Case in point, my Dad’s 2013 JKU. He has always enjoyed the backcountry and outdoors whether it was hiking, camping or just exploring our lands less travelled…and while... Read more
The Jeep XJ:  Choosing the Right Suspension for Your Modern Classic
  The Jeep XJ:  Choosing the Right Suspension for Your Modern Classic Produced from 1984-2001, the Jeep Cherokee XJ was one of the most popular SUVs of all time and to this day continues to be a trusted platform for offroad use.  The XJ is light, nimble, and sports... Read more
Corner Travel Index (CTI) – What’s That?
Corner Travel Index or CTI measures a vehicle’s maximum axle/wheel articulation at the four corners of the vehicle, often referred to as “flex”. The CTI is used in the off-roading industry to quantify the axle/wheel articulation in order to compare the performance potential of a wide variety of vehicles and vehicle builds.... Read more
The BFG KO2, Tough Enough for Baja
Pretty crazy that an All-Terrain tire would or could withstand the punishment of being tested on the Baja 1000 race course. But that’s exactly what the folks at BFG did. They claim that the new tire has a 20% stronger sidewall than the previous version and should last 15%... Read more