Does your Jeep have any rust yet? Hopefully, not. I’m going to show you how to prevent your vehicle from rusting and how to tackle DIY Jeep frame rust repair yourself.
The top 2 auto repair manuals are Chilton manuals and Haynes repair manuals. As a DIYer working on your own vehicle, you’ll need to decide which one will serve your needs best. I can help by showing you how these 2 popular auto repair manuals are different from one another — with examples. See the one MAJOR difference between Chilton vs. Haynes manuals and which one most DIYers prefer.
What’s the meaning of a Jeep check engine light flashing? Jeep warning lights & trouble codes explained. Onboard Diagnositics (OBD 1 & OBD 2) and DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) for all cars.
Whether you’re buying Jeep stuff for yourself or someone else for Christmas, a Birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or any day in between… you’re sure to find some unique and fun gifts for Jeep owners here. We actually own most of these Jeep gifts ourselves. A list of our favorite Jeep lover gift ideas!
Here’s how to enjoy a stress-free day on the beach in your Jeep – what to do before driving on the beach… AND what not to do! Plus, sand driving tips, tire pressure advice, and a list of beaches you can drive on.
Looking for a Jeep Wrangler car rental? We’ve compiled the ultimate list of Jeep rental companies where you can rent a Jeep for a day (or a week) — and take it offroad if you want. This list of Jeep Wrangler rental agencies is organized by state… and country.
There are a few Jeep Wrangler rear window dilemmas that every Jeep owner faces. With my own firsthand experience and the advice of other Jeepers, you’ll now know what to do! Here are 5 clever Jeep Wrangler soft top rear window hacks you probably haven’t tried yet…
My 2-year-old wants to ride his Big Toys Green Country Jeep every time we’re playing in the yard! Here’s our honest review of this fancy, expensive, remote control ride-on Jeep — including the pros and cons.
When you’ve got a Jeep, motorcycle, or convertible… you have messy hair a lot. These wind-proof hair products help you look wind-BLOWN not wiped OUT!
Wondering how to remove Jeep doors yourself? You basically just remove the nuts from the bottom of the pins or bolts that hold the Jeep door in the door hinge, then lift up and out. Here are the 4 easy steps to remove your Jeep doors, how to keep the dome light off after the Jeep door removal process, and how to put your Jeep doors back on — yourself.
Use these off road checklists so you know what to do — and what to take — on your next 4-wheeling trip. Here’s everything you need to consider when it comes to: basic survival gear, first aid kits, safety and recovery gear, camping gear, tools, and parts to bring on the trail. We’ll show you what to pack and how to equip your vehicle BEFORE you go offroad!
Is a Jeep Wrangler the right vehicle for you? As the owner of several Wranglers and a Wrangler Unlimited, these are the Jeep Wrangler pros and cons — as I see it. If you go through these 20 reasons to own a Jeep Wrangler + 20 reasons NOT to buy one, and test drive a Wrangler (or rent one!)… then you’ll know for sure if a Jeep Wrangler is the best vehicle for you or not.
It can be confusing to know when to use the four-wheel drive and when not to. It will help if you know what the differences are between the various types of drive systems, particularly Jeep four-wheel drive systems – because there is a lot of confusion regarding: 4WD, 2WD, Part-Time 4WD, Full-Time 4WD, Automatic 4WD, All-Wheel Drive, and what it means to shift on the fly. Here’s what you need to know!
The Jeep Wrangler has 3 distinctive trim packages: Jeep Wrangler Sport, Jeep Wrangler Sahara, and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. See which Jeep Wrangler trim package is best for your lifestyle. From the engine, to the interior, and offroad capabilities, we’ll help you choose the right Wrangler model for you.
When you own a Jeep Wrangler, every other Jeep Wrangler owner in the world is your friend. No kidding. This camaraderie is identified by something called ‘the Jeep Wave’… or the ‘Jeep Wrangler Wave’. Truthfully, it’s not limited to Jeep Wranglers though… ALL Jeep drivers wave to other Jeep drivers. It’s all in good fun! Here’s how to do the Jeep Wave, the official Jeep Wave rules, and a few other vehicles that have a similar wave.
Jeep dog accessories… check! Jeep baby stuff… check! Here’s my checklist of offroad Jeep must-haves when you’re a Jeep family with 1 baby and 2 dogs. Offroad Jeeping with kids and dogs is possible (and enjoyable)… as long as you take these things along!
Here’s a list of 7 Jeep off road accessories that you should always keep inside the vehicle — so you can avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made when taking my Jeep off road! The best part: you’ll be ready to go offroad at a moment’s notice AND you’ll be able to fix anything that the woods can throw at you!
For some, wearing the battle scars you incur when taking your Jeep off-road is a source of pride. But if your Jeep is your daily drive and offroad usage is only a secondary function, then you may want to replace some bodywork from time to time. Here’s what I’ve learned firsthand about replacing Jeep body panels yourself.
Do you know what to do in the event of a Jeep accident? (I thought I did. But I was wrong.) Your Jeep might be able to take a hit with no problems, but that doesn’t mean you should just exchange insurance info and drive off. Learn from my mistake… Here’s what you should do if your Jeep gets rear-ended!
When I had my first Jeep, I was a little hesitant to get under the hood. If you are too, here are my best tips to help you get comfortable with working on your Jeep. Tackle these simple Jeep maintenance projects first. Then you can move onto more challenging things after that.
Before you start a DIY Jeep project at home, be sure to do these 6 things first. Trust me, I’ve learned firsthand what a difference these simple Jeep safety tips have on the outcome! These are my best tips to stay safe when working on your Jeep.
I recently did some off-road testing to see just how much capability a dedicated off-road tire adds to a Jeep in mud and on trails. See what I learned. And before you buy Jeep off-road tires… you’ll need to know the answers to these 3 questions!
Small rocks and tree branches can easily take out your Jeep’s windshield (or a window) if you’re not careful! Is your Jeep windshield already cracked? Here’s my advice about repairing vs. replacing a cracked windshield.
If you plan on taking your Jeep Wrangler off-road at all, then you really should consider these 7 add-ons. A Jeep guy shares his top aftermarket Jeep parts for new Jeep owners.
Before you start exploring Jeeps for sale on Craigslist, read this first! You can come away from a Craigslist Jeep transaction happy — I’ve done it before. I’ve also gone through some less-than-savory ordeals with vehicles purchased off Craigslist. I’m sharing some of those stories here, in hopes that you can benefit from my mistakes.
The benefits of window tinting (especially DIY window tinting) can’t be beat! Here’s how to apply Jeep window tint yourself – and not mess it up! Hey, if I can do it, then you can too.
These Jeep gift ideas are on my wish list this year. But I truly believe they’d make any Jeep owner in your life happy. They’d make excellent gifts no matter what your Jeeping passion.
Where do you turn when you have a specific Jeep question? I often turn to a Jeep forum. See why these are my favorite Jeep forums – I’ve listed the pros and cons of each.
I’ll never forget the first time I experienced the dreaded death wobble in my Jeep. It was terrifying! Fortunately, I was able to fix my Jeep death wobble – here’s how I did it.
Want a FREE Jeep grille or Jeep Wrangler pumpkin template to carve Jeep pumpkins for Halloween? We’ve got one of each for you + Photos of our Jeep pumpkins.
We got a 3-inch lift kit and new tires for our 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. It was the best thing we ever did for the Jeep! Here are a few things I learned AFTER the fact about adding Jeep lift kits & tires.
Have you been camping in your Jeep yet? Here are all my best camping Jeep tips that I’ve learned after years of Jeep camping – or Jamping as I like to call it.
There are only 2 items on my summer Jeep maintenance checklist – both vitally important to your rig’s wellbeing. For years of Jeeping fun, do this now!
Wondering where to take your Jeep this summer? Here are my favorite June Jeep events & destinations for this time of year — one in each region of the U.S.
See why these are my top 3 picks for summertime Jeep add ons: #1 Summer Jeep top, #2 Windjammer or windscreen, #3 Jeep window tinting.
A Jeep CJ-7 looks like a Jeep Wrangler, but they’re not one in the same. Here are the similarities & differences between Jeep CJs and Jeep Wranglers.
There are Jeep maintenance things you do at different times of the year. Here are my top 4 tips to get your Jeep ready this Spring for another season of fun
As the owner of a Jeep CJ and living near the Oregon coast, I regularly ride the dunes. Here are my best tips for offroad driving on sand dunes.
I wish I could go back in time and tell these 4 things to my younger, Jeep-owning self. They would’ve saved me heartache, time & money as a new Jeep owner.
A list of fun places to take your Jeep off road – based on my own experiences in my Jeep CJ. States included: Oregon, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Utah & California
Towing a car behind an RV? You need tow lights! The best option: install magnetic tow lights to a cargo carrier that fits in the hitch of your tow vehicle!
This DIY Roadmaster base plate installation took far more than the 2 hrs alluded to in the instructions. But all you need is a heavy-duty drill & torx set!
See the difference after installing Xenon headlights in a Jeep Wrangler! Before and after photos + 7 reasons Xenon headlights are better than Halogen lights
Looking for Jeep Grand Cherokee reviews? We just bought a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland. And just like our Wrangler Unlimited — we LOVE it! See why!
The Tellico ORV Park in Murphy, NC is now closed. We took our Jeep Wrangler Unlimited there. Here’s what it was like offroading at Tellico – PHOTOS.
Driving off road is different than driving on pavement. If you’re thinking of taking your Jeep — or any other vehicle — offroad for the first time, I know how you’re feeling. I’ve been there. Here’s what you need to do.
Forest Service Roads make great off-road trails for those wishing to enjoy some fairly tame offroading without the crowds. Just remember, these roads are off the beaten path, so the road conditions are usually a gamble. Here’s how to get free Forest Road Maps.
We have used Raggtop cleaner & protectant every time we clean our Jeep Wrangler soft top and vinyl windows for years now. We recently tried a new product to clean our Jeep: Clear View Plastic & Glass Cleaner, followed by Clear View Plastic Polish & Protectant. It’s AMAZING! See why we love it…
Before taking your Jeep offroad for the first time, there are some things you should think about. Here are the most important Jeep parts to consider adding in order to improve your ride and make the time you spend off-road even more enjoyable.
Jim has gone offroading in Sedona, Arizona twice. I’ve been once. Photos from each trip are included here. Both times, we were 4wheeling on the Broken Arrow Trail inside the Coconino National Forest.