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...]

Catsailing with 'Ol Rubi

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One summer day in 2002, a friend invited my wife and me to go sailing on her little Sunfish. The power of the wind and water was exhilarating, and we were hooked. Pitting our skills against nature and the technical aspects of a sailboat drew us into catamarans which are the ultimate adventure in small boat sailing. … [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...]

Destination North: A Sub-Zero Adventure

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Spur of the moment! Back in October, a trip to Morocco we had been planning for a few months turned out to be difficult and impossible to accomplish. We needed a new destination to test out our 2007 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited, and It didn’t take long to decide that turning the map upside down would offer a nice alternative: going north, up to the … [Read more...]

The "Built For Off-Road" Adventure – Part I

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At the end of the summer, my family and I headed into the mountains for a long weekend of camping and trail running, along with my heavily modified 2006 LJ Rubicon. In preparation for this trip, I spent hours loading and unloading my Jeep with every camping item we might need along with tools and pertinent spare parts for taking the Rubi on the … [Read more...]

HAM'in About Radio Communication

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I made a dumb assumption. A friend of a friend agreed to show me a new trail I’d never traveled before, and we kept the group small: Me in my Jeep, Russ in his Rubicon, and our fearless leader in his Sport. … [Read more...]