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The Secret to Good Trail Teamwork

When Ken Brubaker of Four Wheeler magazine, Jp’s sister publication, asked me to guide the first Overland Adventure, one of my biggest concerns was how to bring together a group that was going to be far more diverse than the usual all-Jeep run... read more >

The Secret to Good Trail Teamwork

When Ken Brubaker of Four Wheeler magazine, Jp’s sister publication, asked me to guide the first Overland Adventure, one of my biggest concerns was how to bring together a group that was going to be far more diverse than the usual all-Jeep run... read more >

The Secret to Good Trail Teamwork

When Ken Brubaker of Four Wheeler magazine, Jp’s sister publication, asked me to guide the first Overland Adventure, one of my biggest concerns was how to bring together a group that was going to be far more diverse than the usual all-Jeep run... read more >

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The Value of Old Jeeps

Ask any Jeep owner what the best Jeep ever made is, and the usual answer is the model they own. Some of us are lucky enough to own more than one. At last count, Rick Péwé owned 30. Owning old Jeeps can become addictive... read more >

The Value of Old Jeeps

Ask any Jeep owner what the best Jeep ever made is, and the usual answer is the model they own. Some of us are lucky enough to own more than one. At last count, Rick Péwé owned 30. Owning old Jeeps can become addictive... read more >

The Value of Old Jeeps

Ask any Jeep owner what the best Jeep ever made is, and the usual answer is the model they own. Some of us are lucky enough to own more than one. At last count, Rick Péwé owned 30. Owning old Jeeps can become addictive... read more >

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Gladiator Comparison

After months of waiting for my ordered Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition, I was dying to throw on a few “Barlow” modifications and hit the trail, and I needed to answer one question: How does the Gladiator measure up?... read more >

Gladiator Comparison

After months of waiting for my ordered Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition, I was dying to throw on a few “Barlow” modifications and hit the trail, and I needed to answer one question: How does the Gladiator measure up?... read more >

Gladiator Comparison

After months of waiting for my ordered Jeep Gladiator Launch Edition, I was dying to throw on a few “Barlow” modifications and hit the trail, and I needed to answer one question: How does the Gladiator measure up?... read more >

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Vehicles and Mods


WHAT THE HECK IS E-TORQUE?
When I first heard there would be a mild-hybrid motor option in the JL Wrangler, I was curious, but not convinced that anything but a diesel would tempt me away from the tried-and-true 3.6L V-6... continue >

More on Vehicles and Mods:
> Gladiator Comparison
> Preparing a Jeep for 1,000 Miles of Desert
> The Value of Old Jeeps
> All Vehicles and Mods articles

4WD Training


HOW TO BE A GOOD TRAIL LEADER
When people think about what is required to be a good trail leader, they often think of spotting skills; however, it’s much more than that... continue >

More on 4WD Training:
> Winch Fairlead Myths Debunked
> Why Do We Train?
> Take Your Time
> All 4WD Training articles

Recovery


HI-LIFT JACK DO'S AND DONT'S
There are two common Hi-Lift jack misconceptions circulated among new Jeepers. The first one is that if they have 35- inch-or-taller tires, they have to carry a Hi-Lift jack with them... continue >

More on Recovery:
> Rollovers: What To Do Before, During, and After
> How to Avoid Common Winching Mistakes
> Trail Fixes You Should Know
> All Recovery articles