Around Africa in a Diesel JKUR

Planning the route, the Jeep and logistics

Later this year I’m setting out in my ’07 Unlimited Rubicon to circumnavigate the entire African continent. I will explore roughly 30 African countries and cover 80,000 miles over the course of 2 years, plus or minus. Driving a Jeep Wrangler TJ 40,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina on the Pan-American Highway in 2007-09 taught me more than I … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Field Reporter: Which One is Your Jeep?

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Submitted by JPFreek Field Reporter Kevin Stevens Lying awake at 3:45 A.M. trying to solve the many mysteries of the universe — I had a revelation. Why have I spent thousands of dollars on my Jeep and why have I been left wondering how I can get thousands more for other mods?  My neighbors have cars, vans, trucks and SUV’s and they are not … [Read more...]

Jeep Concept Vehicles EJS – Sneak Peek

Jeep Chief Concept 2015 Easter Jeep Safari

Take a first look at two of the Jeep concept vehicles for Easter Jeep Safari 2015. JPFreek will be bringing you coverage of EJS all week including the Jeep media event! We'll have our EJS special issue out in April with ALL of our coverage way before the print magazines, so be sure to watch for it! The Red Rock Responder sure looks like a pickup … [Read more...]

New Product: BOLT Jeep JK Hood Lock

BOLT Jeep JK Hood Lock

We are excited to check out this new BOLT hood lock at SEMA next month. Keying the lock to the ignition key is a great idea to avoid having additional keys, adding no additional clutter on your keychain. We've seen some Freek's keychains and you'd think that they were medieval dungeon masters. Check out the release on the new lock: MILWAUKEE - … [Read more...]

OR-Fab Full-Loop Rock Doors for Wrangler JKs

OR-Fab Full-Loop Rock Doors for '14 Wrangler JKs

Check out the OR-Fab Rock Doors for Jeep Wrangler JKs. Allowing drivers and passengers an easy way to look outside of the Jeep and spot obstacles or trail obstructions, the full-loop construction Rock Doors are manufactured from 1 1/4", 0.095 thick steel tubing. Nylon safety pads, a zippered carry pouch, and adjustable hinges and latches come … [Read more...]

Rugged Ridge Trail Access Program Launched at 2013 SEMA Show

Rugged Ridge Trail Access Program

Omix-ADA, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep, truck and off-road accessories, recently announced the creation of the Rugged Ridge Trail Access Program at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The new program enables Omix-ADA, through its brand Rugged Ridge, to provide grants to non-profit organizations as a way of keeping recreational trails open on … [Read more...]