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[pics & vid] Mac’s JEEP Box Revisited – Not Just For JK’s?
Way back in April of 2019, we talked about Dad’s JKU (Link to the Story) along with installing Mac’s Jeep Box. The same company that makes the best tie downs in the industry also makes a great storage solution! The Mac’s Jeep Box is easily installed behind the rear... Read more
[pics & vid] Rockstar Install: Diabolical Inc. – Premium Jeep Security Enclosures
As Jeep owners, we all want to feel secure, especially when we have our tops off (our Jeeps!). There are many security options out there but we also like to maximize the space we have, fit more into that space, and keep thieves from taking our things. I found... Read more
Don’t Cheap On Your Jeep!
I bought my first brand new vehicle when I was in college nearly 30 years ago. In keeping with my family’s tradition of loyalty to the Jeep brand, it was a 1993 Jeep Wrangler YJ. Buying that rig at that point of my life was not the best decision.... Read more
[pics] Easy Light Transformation and Some Color Theory!
While most of us use the clear lenses that come with our off-road lights or are forced to choose the lens that comes with the light we purchased, Baja Designs enables us to change things very easily. My Jeep Wrangler LJ runs the BD XL Pro lights up on... Read more
[pics] What Mechanic’s Tools To Bring When 4-Wheeling?
This month’s article is in response to a request generated by last month’s article. “I have a question about tools.” Josh wrote in an email. “I can’t quite figure out what kind of tool kit I should make for off-road. Not necessarily recovery. But wondering if you have a... Read more
Solar Power System for Off-Road Use!
For most of us, off-road travel requires electrical power for an ever-increasing number of electrical devices. There’s the fridge-freezer, of course. But also, a laptop (or two), GPS receiver, two-way radios, air compressors, air pump (for mattresses), power tools, and such. Power consumption isn’t an issue while the engine... Read more
[pics & vid] Quick Tech – Change that Differential Oil!
Other than typically being a messy job, changing the oil in your differentials is really pretty simple. While axles vary in configuration, most share the same basic traits: a number of bolts securing a cover and a drain and/or fill plug. If we were talking about a Ford 9″... Read more
REWIND: Techniques to Avoid Getting Stuck!
Editor’s Note: Originally posted in 2017, we take a look back at timeless, tried and true techniques that work! Welcome to our 2nd installment of helpful information to get us on and off the trails safely! Taken from our friends at the Southern Four Wheel Drive Association where Off Road... Read more
A Great Time to Catch Up on Projects!
Editor’s Note: A special edition from our friend Tom Severin, President of Badlands Off Road Adventures, Inc. Did your world fall off a cliff? All this lounging around the house lately is getting to me. Too much slacking off, and I am developing bad habits. Getting up late, drinking... Read more
Cleaning Underneath the Hood of your Jeep!
A happy Jeep, is a clean Jeep! Especially when it comes to keeping things clean underneath the hood! Yesterday I posted a couple of quick images as I cleaned underneath the hood of “Golden Spike”, my 2004 Jeep LJ. After sharing the pictures on Instagram, I had a ton... Read more