Cheap Cherokee Build Series: Wheels and Tires


Follow along as Michael Finch, a Suspension Specialist at 4Wheel Drive Hardware, builds this Cheap Cherokee project with all the preventive maintenance required and a number of choice, but economical, upgrades. Once complete, his teenage daughter will be able to drive to school and dance practice in something reliable, inexpensive and safe — and … [Read more...]

I've Got the Winter-time, No Jeepin' Blues

Jeep JK in the snow

It’s the coldest month in northern Minnesota and I’ve got the wintertime, no Jeepin’ blues. I can already hear you saying that I’m a wimp and should “man-up, Barbie” and get out on the trail, but hear me out. The weather forecast is for almost 20 degrees below zero this weekend, my heater only works on warm days, and there’s not much daylight yet. … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Rubber for your Rig


My favorite letter gets reprinted about once a year in each of the 4WD magazines. The name changes, and the exact model Jeep varies, but the basic story is always the same. It sounds something like this: I’m a high school student with no money and I’m dreaming of putting 44” Swampers with a 12” lift on my uncle’s old 4 cylinder Willys. What is the … [Read more...]

Cooper Discoverer STT Tires


Choosing the right tires for your rig can be a pretty overwhelming experience. With so many options available based on varying driving conditions, it’s tough to know the contenders from the pretenders. For me, having a premium tire that can tackle any terrain, wet or dry, is a must and that’s why I chose the Cooper Discoverer STT. … [Read more...]

Red Rock Challenge, KJ Style!


5:00 in the morning. Dion Kedian and Derek Greber embarked on a trip they would never forget. A trip that took over six solid months of careful calculating and planning; a trip that was changed over and over again until it had been perfected. … [Read more...]