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Fender Mythbusters May 08 2018, 0 Comments

A little over a year ago I tested out some home remedies to remove the wax I accidentally got on my Jeep Wrangler plastic fenders. None of the suggested remedies worked.




However, I found a product that not only hides the wax, but makes my fenders look like they just rolled off the factory floor. You may need to reapply this product after it rains or you get your...

Rust Removal How To April 30 2018, 0 Comments

Each year it seems the rust on my front and rear bumpers keeps getting worse and worse. It doesn't help that I drag them over rocks from time to time. And all that salt dumped on our roads each winter makes the rust grow quicker. 

So I reached out to my fellow Jeepers to ask what product they use to get the rust off their Jeeps.


Top 5 Rust Removal Items Suggested by Jeepers  
Permatex Rust Treatment
R...

Tire Carrier Seized Up March 07 2018, 0 Comments

This past weekend I went to get something out of the back of my Jeep. To my dismay, I couldn't open the spare tire carrier. It would not swing open, so I had to get my son to help me push it. 

My rear bumper is the Barricade Trailforce HD Bumper with Tire Carrier. It has been on my Rubicon since day one, November 2014.  




The swing arm attaches to a post which is attached to the bumper. It seized up....

Top 5 Must Have Fluids February 22 2018, 0 Comments

Last week I shared the Top 5 Must Have Tools to take in your Jeep when you go off road. This week I share the Top 5 Must Have Fluids to take on the trails. 

Again I don't have a whole lot of experience with this, so I reached out to my fellow Jeepers for their suggestions on the fluids to take with you on the trails. 


Top 5 Must Have Fluids 


#1 Oil
#2 Coolant
#3 Water
#4 Brake 
tie
#5 Differential (gear...

SEMA Best New Product January 15 2018, 0 Comments


You need to check out this Episode of Jeep Momma's Garage. I give some great tips on taking care of your Wrangler's soft top AND.... I share SEMA's Best New OffRoad/4x4 Product. I am hoping to have video of this cool product in action along with an interview on upcoming episodes. 



Salty Jeep January 09 2018, 0 Comments


A salty Jeep is a sad Jeep, and my Jeep is extra sad this winter. She is looking forward to the rising mercury, which means she can have a bath.








The road salt poured on our roads each winter is extremely corrosive, and can cause extensive damage.  The threat salt poses to your vehicle is rust, which is accelerates with repeated exposure.  







This salt is also terribly bad for the Wrangler's soft tops....

Fire Extinguisher Recall November 20 2017, 0 Comments



One of the most important accessory's you should carry in your Jeep is a fire extinguisher. There are so many stories I have hear from fellow Jeepers on how their fire extinguisher saved their Jeep or another person's vehicle. 






If you carry a fire extinguisher go check out the kind and model number. There has been major recall of fire extinguishers. Mine was effected. The company will be sending...

The Jeep Smile October 16 2017, 0 Comments




I checked another Jeep Part of my Wish List ~ The Yeti Xtreme Steering Kit.







Steer Smartsrecommends a professional front end alignment, which I did. A front end alignment is important to the life of your tires. It ensures that all four tires are consistent with each other to optimize maximum contact with the surface of the road. It will also...

Tips to Find a Trusty Jeep Mechanic September 14 2017, 0 Comments

Finding a reliable mechanic to work on your Jeep ~ if ~ you don’t do the work yourself, can be difficult. Especially if you are making upgrades and changes for off-roading. 

Last week, I was at Adrenaline Off Road getting some "How To" tips on how to grease my front drive shaft. While there I asked about the work they were doing on the two of Jeeps in the shop. 



The work that needed to be done on...

Front Drive Shaft Maintenance September 12 2017, 0 Comments

I replaced my original manufacture's front drive shaft with a new Tom Wood's front drive shaft earlier this summer. The stock drive shaft couldn't hold up to the stresses of my lift and bigger tires. 







Regular maintenance is important to keep the Tom Wood's Drive Shaft in excellent condition and give it a long life. The most important maintenance of...
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