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We’re well into our third quarter living with this ’19 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited powered by the 2.0L turbocharged 268hp, 295–lb-ft engine. In addition to some stunning mileage numbers, great suspension performance, and a high level of interior comfort, another compliment we will heap on the winner …
8 hours ago · From admin
The sun was still well below the horizon when the morning alarm blared, tearing our intrepid team of three journalists from whatever semblance of sleep they’d achieved in the cramped tent. What the trio wasn’t prepared for was how they would momentarily be divided—one into a kayak, one onto a bicycl…
3 days ago · From admin
We’ve been working on our ’01 Chevy S-10 Crew Cab for about a year now with our friends at Low Range 4×4 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Over that time, we’ve swapped in a set of 1-ton axles and a 4 Speed Atlas transfer case, and we repurposed suspension bits originally intended for a Jeep Wrangler.
7 days ago · From admin
Two of the questions we most frequently get asked is: 1- When is Jeep going to build a Wrangler pickup, and 2- When is the Wrangler going to get a diesel engine? Well, Christmas, Easter, Graduation Day, and all those other highly anticipated events have come early because now both are finally realit…
8 days ago · From admin
Two things that the Jeep-buying public has clamored for: a Jeep pickup and a diesel engine. Last year they delivered on the first with the Gladiator JT pickup, and finally, over 50 years after the first Jeep powered by a diesel, Jeep has released a new diesel Wrangler! We were lucky enough to be amo…
8 days ago · From admin
You asked for it and we want our readers to be happy, so we are spotlighting this amazing 1988 Grand Wagoneer SJ. The boys at MaxBilt Offroad knocked it out the park once again with this astonishing build. This wagon is pure perfection, from the mild 4-inch lift and 33-inch Yokohama Geolander M/Ts m…
07.11.2019 · From admin
A day before the official opening of the 2019 SEMA show in Las Vegas, Ford Motor Company released a race truck version of the new 2021 Bronco. The Bronco R prototype is a full race truck built by Geiser Brothers in Arizona. The body is a sneak peek of what we could see on the
05.11.2019 · From admin
Rockcrawlers and overlanders seem like they might be two completely different branches of the off-road enthusiast tree. One enjoys tackling difficult trail obstacles, and therefore builds a rig that has as much wheel travel and axle articulation as possible, with low gearing to creep over big rocks.…
03.11.2019 · From admin
Long before minivans ruled the roadways and folks were strapping tents to their roofs, fullsize vans were king. It didn’t matter if you were a tradesman, hippy, or wide-eyed adventurer, a fullsize van could be easily adapted to fit your needs. With the explosion of overlanding in recent years, it’s …
01.11.2019 · From admin
Christian Hazel peereth down from on high (no, not that kind of high, you silly potheads, but rather his comically tall editor-in-chief desk) and sayeth to lowly Tech Editor Verne Simons, “Verne, I command thee to wrap up this never-ending Bronco build within no more than two final articles or else …
01.11.2019 · From admin
Square-body Blazers are commonly spotted on the trail, and for good reason. They came from the factory with V-8 engines and solid axles, the top is removable, and an 18-year production run ensured that there are still plenty of them out there. First-generation (1969-1972) Blazers are much rarer, and…
26.10.2019 · From admin
There are plenty of great reasons to find that old Jeep you’ve always wanted and build it, or restore it, or do a restomod. Our favorite restomods are neatly done and never overcomplicated, and they have appropriate powertrain and suspension choices that create an authentic, classic driving experien…
25.10.2019 · From admin
There were no promises of perfect weather, clean socks, or anything remotely easy. The year was 1996, and three-person teams representing Land Rover North America dealerships were assembled for an event called TReK. Though the 1,000-mile excursions were not re-created, TReK aimed to borrow from the …
22.10.2019 · From admin
Travis Chrystal has a saying when it comes to how he built his ’71 Chevy K10: “stupid-simple.” Examples: After selling his ’06 GMC 1-ton dualie and completing a restoration on his ’69 Chevy Camaro, he was bored and wanted a new project. “It needed to be something stupid-simple with parts easily obta…
17.10.2019 · From admin
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