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...]

Sedona: Barlow Style – Field Reporter

The Happy Jeep (for a day) Couple

JPFreek Field Reporter submitted story, by Amir Louka [Editor's note: We thought this take by a first-time Jeep driver was a riot. Remember, we were all there once! Amir's story won our Field Reporter contest for April and will receive a $50 gift card from ExtremeTerrain.com for the Jeep he's certain to buy now.] I always prefer the window seat. … [Read more...]

ExtremeTerrain: Rubicon Trail Trip Giveaway

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Want to go to the Rubicon Trail for free? You have until 3/31 to enter for your chance to win a dream Jeep trip! ExtremeTerrain is sending one lucky winner on a trip to the Rubicon Trail in California as a part of their Extreme Jeep Adventure giveaway. The winner and one friend will get to explore the iconic trail in a modified Jeep … [Read more...]

Unlimited JK Rubicon Project

Unlimited JK Rubicon Project

JPFreek.com’s newest project has arrived! The 2012 Jeep JK Unlimited Rubicon was ordered with two tone tan leather interior, Automatic transmission, dual tops and Navigation. Having taken delivery of a Rubicon in late May, I have spent the last 1000 miles getting a feel for the new 3.6 Pentastar V6 power plant and 5 speed transmission. Also … [Read more...]

Tales of a Texas-Sized Jamboree

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I’m often asked, “Why would you pay $265.00 per person, NOT PER JEEP, Per PERSON, to attend a Jeep Jamboree USA® event when you can wheel at thousands of other venues and events around the country for less money?” Thankfully, there are a few hundred thousand people, with combined memories from a number of successful Jeep Jamboree events going back … [Read more...]

Expedition One Front Winch Bumper for Jeep JK / Warn Powerplant Winch

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I have been wheeling with the Expedition One front winch bumper (with the Rubi-skid) and the Warn Powerplant for three months now. The bumper has taken a severe beating with the powdercoating mostly holding up and the Rubi-skid adequately protecting the weak spots near the radiator and the sway bar motor. … [Read more...]