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Tech Tips December 11, 2019 1

There is an old adage in the motorcycle crowd. There are two types of people that ride motorcycles: ones who have laid down their bike, and ones that are going to lay down their bike. There is a similar adage in the off-road community, there are two types of... Read more
Inspect Your Vehicle – 100+ Times
Check it and Check it Again; Make it Home Safe You probably do a good job of inspecting your vehicle before each 4WD outing. After all, you’re concerned about possible breakdowns while on the trails. But does your vehicle get the same level of attention at the end of... Read more
[pics] 22 Years of Building a Jeep — Oh, the Mistakes (and Some Notable Successes); Part 2
Part 2 of the build story of my old Red Jeep, “Seein’ Red” as we call him. C UN RD (license plate), the Land Use War Machine has had 5 suspensions; 4 rear ends; 4 sets of wheels; 3 front ends; 3 transfer cases; and 3 sets of seats,... Read more
Can A Car Battery Be Sexy? Maybe…
I know that our car batteries aren’t really that sexy. I mean, there’s not a lot of glamour surrounding something that sits under your hood…yet it is the life source of our Jeeps! Introducing Full Throttle Battery! For me, I know that when my car battery is dead, well... Read more
[pics] 22 Years of Building a Jeep — Oh, the Mistakes (and Some Notable Successes); Part 1
TAKING A STOCK TJ WRANGLER TO ROCK CRAWLING LEVEL “Red” the Land Use War Machine “Jeep Albright” has been around the block a time or two, graced the covers of several magazines, traveled hundreds of trails, and had four (4) rebuilds with dozens of changes and upgrades.  Millions of... Read more
Necessary Glass Repair Tips from FCA for Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator
FCA offers repair tips related to Jeep windows; Ram panoramic roof FCA drew attention this month to structures surrounding three pieces of glass on three of its next-generation vehicles. The 2019 RAM 1500, 2018 Jeep Wrangler and the 2020 Jeep Gladiator might be seeing the body shop or glass... Read more
Sport, The Little TJ That Could . . .
During my years as Editor-in-Chief of a couple of 4×4 magazines, we almost always built (overbuilt?) our project vehicles to show what could be done if the desire was there and the wallet was fat enough. One of my favorite Jeeps, though, was a 1982 CJ5 that ran 31”... Read more
Special Tech!  Winning with Winches
Special Tech Tip to ModernJeeper as WARN Industries celebrates 70 years in business with a strong history of innovation, manufacturing and customer support.  This is the type of information they provide shops and customers to help understand winches and winching. The Editors WINNING WITH WINCHES (Sponsored by WARN Industries)... Read more
Maintenance That Saves Trails — for the Non-Mechanic in Us
A Crescent Wrench and a Creeper We all want to have a “mean machine” as ModernJeepers on the trails, but being clean is more important. We save our trails by not trashing them or leaving a mess behind. It’s about maintenance. Just pass on by this article if you’re... Read more
Fix It or Retire It:  When Should You Let Go of Your Jeep?
Last year before summer wheeling season, Tom Severin brought us this tech breakdown on when you should give it up!  By that, we mean your Jeep!  We fully get it that some of us will never let go, but we figured this would be a good time to flashback... Read more