Tag Archives: Jeep

Here’s How Jeep Will Fix The New Jeep Wrangler’s Faulty Frame Welds

Earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler announced a recall for over 18,000 2018 and 2019 Jeep Wranglers because failing welds were causing a critical suspension mounting bracket to detach from the frame. Now we have the instructions for how Fiat Chrysler plans to fix the bad frames, which the company said could cause some…

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New Jeep Wrangler Frame Welds are Failing and Now FCA Is Issuing a Recall

The new Jeep Wrangler JL owners have been complaining about frame welds for months, and some have even experienced frame failures at a critical suspension mounting bracket. Now Fiat Chrysler is issuing a recall due to risk of a “vehicle crash without prior warning.” Here’s why this is such a big deal.

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New Jeep Wrangler Frame Welds are Failing and Now FCA Is Issuing a Recall [Updated]

New Jeep Wrangler JL owners have been complaining about frame welds for months, and some have even experienced frame failures at a critical suspension mounting bracket. Now Fiat Chrysler is issuing a recall due to risk of a “vehicle crash without prior warning.” Here’s why this is such a big deal.

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Quick Question: Does This Jeep Have Four Wheels, or is it a Three-Wheeler Dually?

How many wheels a car has should be an easy question. It’s just counting, right? How hard is that? I bet most people would only need an Associate’s Degree in counting to handle most situations. There are cases where it’s not so clear, though, like in the case of this car, the Willys NC-1a.

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Off-Road Vlogger Records His Jeep Wrangler Going Up in a Huge Fireball

In late August, a YouTube vlogger recording a fun little expedition out in Oregon ended up stuck in the middle of nowhere, helplessly watching his 2013 Jeep Wrangler turn into a huge fireball. He filmed the whole thing, and the resulting video is just bizarre.

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Yes, The U.S. Army Actually Developed a Flying Jeep with Guns

There are very few people in this world who would wonder, “what would happen if I made a jeep that could fly?” It seems more like the kind of thing you’d make a rough crayon sketch of in kindergarten than it does something someone would actually sit down and seriously draft up. But someone out there, well—they…

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‘Mission Creep’ Is Threatening to Take My 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle Project Into Infinity

I was just going to replace a single broken exhaust bolt in my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle’s cylinder head, when I discovered some major issues that threaten to turn this “short” repair into a genuine time-suck. This phenomenon is called “mission creep” and for decades, it’s been plaguing wrenchers around the…

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How Mahindra Is Fighting FCA To Sell Its Jeep-Like Baby 4×4 in America

Earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission to stop the sale of the Mahindra Roxor—a tiny off-road-only 4×4 that looks very much like a Jeep CJ-7—over intellectual property concerns. But now Mahindra is fighting back, filing a lawsuit in a federal court seeking damages,…

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Comment of the Day: Persuasive Profiles Edition

Don’t be persuaded by David Tracy’s trickster ways. As he attempts to distract from his constantly precarious collection of vehicles, confront him and let the truth be known.

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I Just Bought This $500 Postal Jeep Sight Unseen And Now It’s My New Off-Road Project

For three years now, I’ve been buying junkyard-quality Jeeps, fixing them, and embarking on long trips to the off-road mecca that is Moab, Utah. Last year, my project was a rusty $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The year before, it was a dilapidated Willys CJ-2A farm Jeep. And the first year I took a highly perforated $600…

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