Africa Jeep JK Wrangler Build Progress

Mercedes OM606 sitting in the JK engine bay for a test fit

The build on my Africa-bound 2007 JKUR continues, with work well underway on the diesel swap. The engine I've chosen is a Mercedes OM606 3.0 Turbo Diesel, making around 245 ft-lb and 175 HP Using the injection pump from an earlier Mercedes engine, the 606 is completely mechanical. Out with the old: And in with the (almost) … [Read more...]

American Overland Expeditions Las Americas Expedition JK Wrangler


The American Overland Expeditions JK Wrangler was built and created by a team of professional explorers, with more than 15 years of experience, who share a common passion for overland travel to remote corners of the globe, seeking new adventures and challenges to broaden our horizons. … [Read more...]