BFGoodrich Tires Announces 2012 Outstanding Trails

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BFGoodrich® Tires, in collaboration with Tread Lightly! and United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), today announced the trails selected for its 2012 Outstanding Trails program.  Nominated for uniqueness, terrain type and enthusiast following, the trails selected for this year’s program are Blanca Peak Trail in Blanca, Colo.; Mirror Lake Trail … [Read more...]

Rugged Ridge POWERTOP For Jeep Wrangler Offers Owners New Level of Convenience

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Rugged Ridge, a division of Omix-Ada, has announced the introduction and availability of its first-ever PowerTop™ for the 2007-2012 JK Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited. The result of extensive research and development, Rugged Ridge’s introduction of the hydraulic PowerTop™, adds to its catalog of more than 500 custom-designed products built specifically … [Read more...]

Jeep and Mopar Unveil Six New Vehicles for the 46th Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari

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Jeep and Mopar are ready for a week of wheeling in Moab. The brands have created six new vehicles – all featuring a host of Jeep Authentic Parts and Accessories – for the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Now in its 46th year and taking place March 31 – April 8, the Easter Jeep Safari will be attended by thousands of die-hard off-road … [Read more...]

Jeep Introduces New Limited-edition "Altitude" Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot Models

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Following an overwhelmingly positive consumer response to the recently introduced Grand Cherokee concept and related "Name My Ride" contest, the Jeep brand has announced it will produce not just one, but three new limited-edition Jeep vehicles: the Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot Altitude models. … [Read more...]

Desert Rendezvous 2012 Hits SoCal March 23-24 2012

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The SoCal Desert Rendezvous started as an idea a few friends tossed around while around a campfire one night. Why were all the overlanding-type events being held in other states or geographic regions, and why were we traveling all that way when we had all of this right here at home in SoCal? Thus began the Rendezvous Conspiracy… … [Read more...]

Jeep Introduces New Production-intent Concept Grand Cherokee at Houston Auto Show

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The Jeep® brand has introduced a new, production-intent concept version of its award-winning Grand Cherokee, a unique model with distinctive yet stealthy exterior cues designed to attract new Jeep Grand Cherokee enthusiasts and customers. Showing the vehicle publicly for the first time this morning at the Houston Auto Show, Jeep also … [Read more...]

Towing Shackles & D-Ring Fabrication and Installation on Jeep JK

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In the fall of 2009, I bought a Jeep Wrangler and joined the, “I Live, I Drive, I Am” crowd. The vehicle purposely has very few “bells and whistles” because I found that in order to buy one bell, I had to buy a package of six whistles which I really didn’t need. Among the first additions that I made was the installation of Nerf running boards … [Read more...]

Cooling System Upgrade for your Jeep Wrangler

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This upgrade was done on a Jeep CJ but you can do the same to your YJ, TJ or just about any Jeep. After installing a new performance 360 in my CJ, the factory-style radiator struggled to keep the temps down. Even in 80°F weather, the temps rose to 220°F+ quickly and never went south. I had previous tried a popular budget upgrade, using a … [Read more...]