Girls’ Jeep Ride – JPFreek Field Reporter

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We received a fantastic JPFreek Field Reporter submission from Tammy Ruh about an annual event that she created to share her love of Jeeps with a new generation and the way that "her" girls thanked her after this year's trip. This is exactly the kind of thing JPFreek is all about — you don't have to be going out to wheel the hardest trails in some … [Read more...]

Project Trail Force – Win This Jeep

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Our friends at ExtremeTerrain.com and Barricade Off-Road wanted our Freeks to know about the chance to win a new supercharged and fully built Rubicon JKU named Project Trail Force that was unveiled at Bantam this summer. ExtremeTerrain has videos detailing the parts and the build and you can enter to win the Jeep on their contest page: … [Read more...]

Gear You Want for Your Next Jeep Camping Trip

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Guest Post By Matt Sather A Jeep is the ideal vehicle for the weekend camping trip, but with just a few simple additions, you can take your next adventure to another level. No matter if you’re hitting the trail for the weekend or taking the family to the lake for a quick night away, there are a number of accessories on the market that can make … [Read more...]

A Factory Diesel CJ-6 Reborn

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by Marc Bowers The story of finding this Jeep goes back to my ARB days when Mitch Carter, the owner, and I worked together. Jeeps are a popular topic at ARB and one afternoon Mitch mentioned to a coworker he had always wanted a factory diesel CJ, but that they were impossibly rare. I overheard the comment from across the room and told him I … [Read more...]

Field Reporter – Jeep Trailer: Phase 1

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by Field Reporter Dennis Baldridge I have wanted a matching Jeep trailer to haul my camping supplies and spare parts for quite a while. This is my first major project combining leftovers and junk to try and make something useful. So far, the total investment is less than $100 for Phase 1. It all started when I was offered a CJ-7 tub … [Read more...]

Cheap Cherokee Build Series: Wheels and Tires

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Follow along as Michael Finch, a Suspension Specialist at 4Wheel Drive Hardware, builds this Cheap Cherokee project with all the preventive maintenance required and a number of choice, but economical, upgrades. Once complete, his teenage daughter will be able to drive to school and dance practice in something reliable, inexpensive and safe — and … [Read more...]

New Sway-A-Way Double Bypass Shock for Lifted JKs

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Jeep JK owners who want to get the most out of their vehicles will be interested in Sway-A-Way’s new 2.5 inch high performance double bypass shock. The 2.5 inch diameter shock gives you both high-speed control and low speed comfort. Utilizing military grade components and race bred technology, Sway-A-Way has developed a position sensitive, external … [Read more...]

Concept Jeeps at EJS First-Hand

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Beneath a rocky spire in the desert north of Moab, Jeep willingly handed over the keys of all of their concept Jeeps for 2015 to JPFreek. This job is so tough sometimes... Full coverage to come as we get through 1000+ photos and videos and in our Easter Jeep Safari Special Issue, but here’s some photos and initial driving impressions to whet your … [Read more...]

Project LJPFreek goes to EJS 2015

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Our running story on taking Project LJPFreek from Michigan to Moab for Easter Jeep Safari 2015 — 1500 miles to the biggest Jeep party in the world! Specs on where we started: '05 LJ with 88k miles GR8TOPS Safari Cab hard top 4.5" total lift 315/75 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs Stock drivetrain What we've added: Magnum Powers … [Read more...]