DIY Jeep Wrangler JK Breather Hose Extensions

Breather end, drivers side

Extending the breather hoses on the JK Wrangler is great insurance - I want my Jeep to be capable of deep water crossings without worrying about replacing all my fluids soon after. In remote Africa, that likely won't be an option. I'd much rather DIY it than buy an expensive kit, the below cost me under $30 and took about an hour. Things to … [Read more...]

DIY Jeep Wrangler JK Kill Switch

Factory grommet for rear wiper fluid - very top corner of firewall on drivers side

A hidden kill switch is great theft deterrence - even if someone manages to get your keys, they still won’t be able to start the Jeep. It’s an easy DIY on the cheap, total time is something like 30 - 45 minutes. Things to buy A small momentary switch like this: Momentary car push button switch Some wire like this: 12ga 25' Red/Black hookup … [Read more...]

DIY Jeep Wrangler JK grab bar RAM ball mount

DIY Jeep Wrangler JK grab bar RAM ball mount for less than $12

I've wanted to add a GPS RAM Ball mount to my Jeep JK Wrangler for a long time, and I finally figured out a way to do it DIY on the cheap. Total build/install time is 20 minutes or less. Things to buy This Ram Mount Motorcycle Handlebar Clamp Base with M8 Screws from Amazon. Three M8 nuts from your local hardware store for something … [Read more...]

Painless Performance Jeep JK Trail Rocker


An interesting option for those JK owners who have added electrical accessories and used their own switches, but now need to clean up all those individual relays and their wiring. The Trail Rocker system is now available without the switch panel, so you can save money and simplify your electrical system. 57005 Trail Rocker Relay Center Jeep … [Read more...]

Robert Tubb’s YJ – Field Reporter


Freek Robert Tubb sent us this submission with photos of his YJ's transformation. Robert is in the Army and bought the Jeep for $600 to use as a winter beater before he decided to turn it into a great driver and crawler with the help of his friends. The Jeep has gone from stock to a 4" Rough Country lift to a 3.5" BDS lift to a Rock Krawler … [Read more...]

KC HiLiTES Gravity LED Daylighter – New Product Alert


Long-time Jeepers will likely remember how cool it was to see a Jeep with a nice set of KC HiLiTES Daylighters back in the day. Well, they've brought the classic look of these lights into the LED era with these new Gravity LED Daylighters! Get your LED on with the look of an honest to goodness Daylighter... we can think of a dozen rigs we know … [Read more...]

CJ Body Tub Replacement – Making the Case

A print ad for a 1980 Jeep CJ (credit: Jeep)

Guest post by Michael Grayen My Jeep body needs extensive rust repair and straightening. Is there an easier way to bring it back to perfection? When it comes to automotive restoration, experts in the field say you'll have better luck and spend the least amount of money when you start by finding the best example of the year and model you're … [Read more...]

Project Trail Force – Win This Jeep

Project Trail Force Jeep JKU

Our friends at 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...]

Kleinn Air Horns – New All-in-One Air Systems

New On board air systems from Kleinn Automotive Accessories

UPDATE: Kleinn also introduced two new high-pressure air gauge panel systems to monitor the OnboardAir Systems' performance. See the end of the article. These new, easy-to-install air systems from Kleinn Air Horns look to be an interesting option for folks looking to add air to their Jeeps. All OnboardAir™ Systems come plumbed with all required … [Read more...]