When I bought the Jeep it had a set of Goodyear MT tires on it. With some steering and suspension issues, the tires were gone in only a few thousand miles. The Jeep was my daily driver at this point, so I wanted a less aggressive tire that would still perform well off road. The set of BFG All Terrains that I put on the Wrangler after fixing the issues has lasted 5 years and 70,000 miles, and there is still plenty of tread left on them. They perform really well off ...View full post
t was some kind of personal record that I owned the Jeep for over a year and hadn't cut, or drilled, into anything yet. I knew that I wanted a hitch for the Patriot, and the Hidden Hitch was the best option I found. IT has a two inch receiver that will work with the accessories I already own, and it doesn't hang down super low. All of the needed parts were included, and the instructions were actually helpful. The rear facia needed to be trimmed for the hitch tube to pass throu...View full post
It's not for everyone but, for Wrangler enthusiasts, there are few better feelings than stripping the top and doors off your car and going for a drive. Driving with the top and doors off provides a feeling of "openness". It's not something that you see too often and it almost always draws stares from other motorist who either have a look of confusion, surpise or jealousy. For me, having the top down and doors off in the summer if the best part of owning a Wrangler and ...View full post
Looking forward to watching this grow!
I learned my lesson the hard way... don't go wheeling when you know you have a leaky radiator. I knew i had a small leak in the radiator, and promised myself I'd fix it after the trip. About half way through the day, the lower pastic tank cracked. I'm guessign there was a small crack in it already, and the added pressure just blew it out. We had to limp it back to the parking lot after macgyvering it together with super glue and a rock. My friend ...View full post
I moved shortly after picking up the Patriot - and am happy to report that with the rear seat folded down, I could fit quite a bit of stuff in the back. One area that I'm thinking about upgrading is the Jeep's suspension. Even though I wasn't close to maxing out the payload, you could feel that there was cargo in the Jeep.