Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
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
Techniques to Avoid Getting Stuck!
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 Education is at the core of their Associations Mission which is as follows: A strong emphasis of our core... Read more
Off Road Navigation Introduction [video]
The Southern Four Wheel Drive Association has created some great videos! The Southern Four Drive Association is a non-profit organization of 4 wheel drive clubs and individual members in the southeastern United States. Formed in 1987 our association is dedicated to promoting four wheel drive recreation on both public... 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
Lights, Lights…and more Lights!
The first step in dealing with addiction is recognizing that there is a problem and that you are powerless to overcome the addiction. So, that said, I will be the first to admit that I am addicted to light. All light. Flashlights, headlights, rock lights, sun light…all of them!... 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
Need to Carry Extra Fuel?
One of the most important aspects of wheeling…whether its rock crawling, overlanding or just going camping with friends and family…is making sure you have enough fuel for and during your trip. Tom Severin put together a great article on making sure you have the right equipment to make sure... 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