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Installing 23,000 Volt Offroad Lights

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Onboard Air
Converting a York
AC Compressor
to Pump Air

Warn 9500i Winch Installation

HEI Ignition
Installation & Review

Lockers, Limited Slips &
other Differentials Explained

Jeep Dana 300 TeraLow - 4:1 Gearset for the Dana 300 Transfer Case

Jeep Trans Swap
T-18A Transmission Rebuild & Short Shaft Conversion

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Offroad Reports

Jeeps at Rausch Creek
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Jeep Vehicle Designations

AJ Prototype military Jeep from about 1950.  AJ probably stood for "Advanced Jeep"
BRC 40 The second series of Bantam Prototypes  Built in 1941
BRC 60 "Mark II"  The first seres of Bantam Prototypes  1940-1941
C 101 Jeepster Commando  1966-1971
C 104 AMC Commando  1972-1973
CJ Civilian Jeep 1944-1986
CJ 1 First few prototype civilian Jeeps in early  1944
CJ 2 Second batch of prototype Jeeps  1944-1945
CJ 2A First production CJ, known as a Flatfender   1945-1949
CJ 3A Replaced the 2A   1949-1953
CJ 3B High Hood model  1953-1968
CJ 4 Prototype vehicle that led to the CJ 5    1950 OR 1951
CJ 5 First round fender Jeep  1955-1983
CJ 6 Long wheelbase variant of the CJ 5  1955-1976 Domestic   1955-1981 Export
CJ 7 Longer version of the CJ 5. Included Doors and more comfort  1976-1986
CJ 8 Scrambler  Long wheel base version of CJ 7   1981-1986
CJ 10 Export truck resembling a CJ with YJ grill.  Often used for airport tugs   1982-1985 
DJ 4x2 Delivery vehicle called the Dispatcher. Several versions built since 1956
FC Forward Control Cab-over truck   1957-1965
FJ Fleet Van 4x2 Cab-over truck   1961
GP Ford prototype that followed the Pygmy   G = Gov. Contract P = 80" Recon Car  Built only in 1941
GPA Ford built Jeep  A = Amphibian   1942-1943
GPW Fort Built WWII Jeep built to Willys Design    W = Willys pattern   1942-1945
JK Larger and wider Wrangler replacement   2007 - current
KJ Replacement for the Cherokee in the U.S. Market
MA Willys prototypes that followed the Quad M = Military contract  A = Series  Built only 1941
MB Standardized Willys 1/4 ton Jeep of WWII.   B = Series   1942-1945
MC First post war military variant of the Jeep.  C = Series  Known as the M-38    1950-1955
MD 2nd offshoot of military Jeep.  Basically CJ 5    M38A1  1952-1971
MDA Longer wheelbase version of the MD known as the M170   1954-1967
MJ Pick-up truck variant  of the XJ Cherokee  1986-1992
SJ Wagoneer SUV  1963-1991 or Gladiator J Series Trucks  1963-1987
TJ Coil Sprung Wrangler with more creature compforts  1997-2006
VJ Jeepster  1949-1959
WJ Grand Cherokee 1999-2004
WK Grand Cherokee with IFS  2005 - Current
XJ Mid-sized Cherokee   1984-2001
XK Jeep Commander  7 person SVU  2006 - Current
YJ Square head light replacement for the CJ   1987-1995
ZJ Grand Cherokee released to replace the SJ  1993 - 1998

Information courtesy of Jim Allen



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Tire Reviews & Info
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Super Swamper Bogger
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Federal Couragia MT
Firestone Destination AT
Firestone Destination MT
General Grabber MT
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Green Diamond Icelander
Ground Hawg Mud Tire
Hankook Dynapro MT
Hankook Dynamic MT RT01
Hercules Terra Trac MT
Hercules Trail Digger MT
Kelly-Springfield Safari DTR
Kelly-Springfield Safari MSR
Kumho Road Venture MT
Kumho Road Venture KL71
Kumho Road Venture AT
Dick Cepek Mud Country
Dick Cepek F-C II
Dick Cepek Fun Country II
Dick Cepek Fun Country Nylon
Dick Cepek Fun Country Kevlar
Mastercraft Courser MT
Mastercraft Courser HTR
Mastercraft Courser HTR Plus
Maxxis BigHorn Radial
Maxxis Creepy Crawler
Maxxis Trepador
Maxxis Buckshot Mudder
Maxxis MA-SW
Maxxis M-8080 Mudzilla
Maxxis MT-754 Buckshot
Maxxis MT-753 Bravo
Maxxis MA-751 Bravo
Maxxis MA-S2 Marauder II
Maxxis MA-S1 Marauder
Maxxis MT-762 BigHorn
Nitto Mud Grappler
Nitto Terra Grappler
Nitto Dura Grappler
Nitto Dune Grappler
Nokian Vatiiva MT
Pit Bull Rocker Extreme
Pit Bull Maddog
Pit Bull Growler
Goodyear Wrangler MT/R
Pro Comp Xterrain
Pro Comp All Terrain
Pro Comp Mud Terrain
Pro Comp Xtreme AT
Pro Comp Xtreme MT
Toyo Open Country AT
Toyo Open Country MT
TrXus Mud Terrain
TrXus STS All Terrain
Michelin LTX A/T
Michelin LTX AT2 Press
Michelin LTX AT2
Mickey Thompson MTZ
Mickey Thompson MTX
Mickey Thompson Baja Claw Radial
Mickey Thompson Baja Claw Bias
Mickey Thompson Baja Crusher
Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ Radial SLT
Competition Claw
Dunlop Mud Rover
Federal Couragia M/T
Nitto Dura Grappler
Yokohama Geolandar
Dick Cepek's 2008 F-250 Super Duty Project Vehicle Project CRUSHER
Mud Tire Reviews

Strange and Unusual Vehicles & 4x4s

Jeep V8 Swap Tips

Offroaders Guide to Gearing up for Offroad
From Basic Equipment to Well Equipped.  An extensive list guide to help you prepare your vehicle for the offroad.

The Jeep Timeline

Jeep road car timeline, 1945 to Present  -  Jeep, A subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler

1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Traditional CJ-2A
Wrangler YJ
  Wrangler TJ
                                                                        CJ-8                                   LJ      
                    CJ-5 - 1955-1983                                             Wrangler JK
                    CJ-6 - (stretched CJ-5) - 1955-1981                                                   JK Unlimited
                    Jeep DJ Postal / Dispatch Jeep / Surrey Gala Package                                                  
Mid SUV       VJ
                              C101 C104                                                       Liberty KJ
Large SUV                                     Wagoneer / Cherokee SJ Grand Wagoneer   Gr. Cherokee ZJ Gr. Cherokee WJ Gr. Cherokee WK
                                                                              Cherokee XJ         Commander
Pickup                                     Gladiator Honcho
                                    J-Series Pickups                                            
Truck                       Forward Control
FC-150, FC-170
                                  FJ-3, FJ-3A Fleetvan                                                                    
Crossover                                                                                                                             Compass
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