Tag Archives: Jeep

Watch Us Work Overtime To Get My $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer In Shape For Its Epic 1,700-Mile Trip To Moab

Last fall, I bought an $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer that hadn’t run in 12 years. After months of wrenching, in March, I drove with my coworker Andrew Collins on a grand journey from near Detroit, Michigan to the off-road trails of Moab, Utah. Here’s video of that trip’s first leg—the Jeep’s first highway voyage in over a…

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How Much Preventative Maintenance Is Too Much?

Right now, I’m trying to get my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle on the road, and I’m struggling to answer a question: How much preventative maintenance should I do? (Because this is getting expensive).

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This Chrysler Engineer Is Shoving A 485 Horsepower Hemi V8 Into A Jeep Scrambler

Fiat Chrysler engineer and passionate car-nut Ben Reedy spends his days engineering new cars, and his nights wrenching on old ones. His latest project involves shoehorning a 485 horsepower, 6.4-liter Hemi V8 out of a wrecked Challenger into his 1983 Jeep CJ-8. The whole thing is truly epic.

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Say Farewell To The Jeep Wrangler JK: The Most Important Jeep Of A Generation

Today, after almost 12 years in production, the final Jeep Wrangler JK will roll off the assembly line in Toledo. And while this may not seem like such a big deal in the wake of the excellent replacement model, the JL, we shouldn’t forget how important the JK was. This is truly the end of an era.

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That College Kid Whose Jeep I Saved Has Three Days To Fix His Vehicle Or It Gets Towed

Last summer, I drove eight hours to pick up a Jeep that a reader named Matt had offered me for free. But after fixing the boxy SUV, I didn’t have the heart to take it from the college student. A few months later, Matt blew up the engine, but planned to install a new one. Sadly, now he’s got even more problems.

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This Jeep Wrangler Pickup Prototype Has Captured The Imagination Of Morgantown, West Virginia

A prototype Jeep pickup truck passed through the city of Morgantown, West Virginia today. Why do I know this? Because the people of Morgantown, West Virginia emailed over the thrilling news.

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Here’s How Much My ‘$800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer’ Moab Adventure Really Cost

A few weeks ago, I took a rusty Jeep named Project Redwood on a 3,500 mile road trip to and from the off-road Mecca of Moab, Utah. While the aim of the trip was to show that grand off-road adventures don’t have to be pricey, I did end up spending quite a bit more than the $800 I initially put down for the junker.

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Does It Make Sense To Buy Anything Other Than A Jeep? A Cargument

It’s hard to find things to disagree about with my fine coworker Mike Ballaban anymore. We’ve worked together for a few years now, and most of our takes are fairly aligned. Until… I remembered this article I wrote a year ago, entitled “Just Buy A Jeep” arguing that if you want an offroader in the U.S., you don’t…

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Why Buy A G-Wagon 6×6 When You Can Get This Six-Wheeled Jeep For Less?

If you’re a bro with 86 grand to burn, and you often find yourself driving your tank-top wearing buddies—along with their kegs, Three Days Grace mixtapes and protein shakes— to get swole at the gym, here’s a six-wheel Jeep Wrangler that you can buy right now on Ebay.

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Burn In Hell, Jeep Compass

A brand Jeep Compass is upon us, meaning the old one— a universally derided conglomerate of hard plastics, weak suspension parts and just general automotive incompetence—is on its way out. Thank god.

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