Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
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
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
A Quick Course in Tire Safety
Special from our Friends at Powertank Do you know how often you should be checking your tire pressures? How often do you need to replace your tires, regardless of wear? Do you know how to do a five tire rotation with a spare? Tires are the most critical component... 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
Bolt Lock Announces Products for the 2018 JL Wrangler
MILWAUKEE – BOLT(r) Locks “One Key Lock Technology” lock products for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL and Jeep Renegade are now available. The durable and precision locks are made specifically for these popular Jeep models and work with Jeep’s center cut keys to offer convenient security. BOLT is offering... Read more
Metalcloak’s CTI Trailer Gets New Legs – Just in time for KOH
After 5 years on the road and over 4500 vehicles on and off MetalCloak’s Corner Travel Index (CTI) Trailer, is was time for some new legs (jacks) on the trailer. And with the #CTITour2018 underway including a first-ever stop at King of the Hammers as part of the BFGoodrich... Read more
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
Do You Maintain Your Shocks?
I think as “jeepers” we all love to keep our rigs in tip top shape…often including many not so common items in our maintenance schedule. And while changing the typical fluids and keeping the tires rotated are the most common items we address…how many of us include shock maintenance?... Read more