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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
[video] Step by Step Guide to Mounting Beadlock Wheels
If you every wanted to know how to mount beadlocks, this is your Beadlock 101 class… But, first, what are beadlocks? Beadlock wheels have been around a long time with a proven track record of keeping tires “locked” on wheels when abusing tires off road. While there are multiple... Read more
6 Secrets of Successful Radio Communications
Disclaimer: This is a beginner’s guide and not a comprehensive radio communications manual. Read the instruction manual for your radio. Talk to serious radio operators if you have in-depth questions. This is for the person leading a convoy or a club event. Many of us use CB’s (Citizen’s Band)... Read more
The 6 P’s to Wildfire Preparedness & Survival
Staying Alive by Being Prepared Many wildfire fighting agencies offer plans and suggestions for wildfire preparedness. Right now, California and other states in dry conditions are facing terrible wildfire seasons. Here are the commonly called “6 P’s for Preparedness” and evacuation. Do not wait until it’s too late. NOTE:... Read more
A Quick Transfer Case 101
There is a plethora of information out on the info web regarding transfer cases…what they are, how they became and what they do. We thought it would be beneficial to not re-create what has already been written, but to share what we know and what we have found useful... 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