Here’s a list of 7 Jeep off road accessories that you should always keep inside the vehicle — so you can avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made when taking my Jeep off road! The best part: you’ll be ready to go offroad at a moment’s notice AND you’ll be able to fix anything that the woods can throw at you!
For some, wearing the battle scars you incur when taking your Jeep off-road is a source of pride. But if your Jeep is your daily drive and offroad usage is only a secondary function, then you may want to replace some bodywork from time to time. Here’s what I’ve learned firsthand about replacing Jeep body panels yourself.
Planning to watch an eclipse soon? Me too! Here’s what to look for when buying solar eclipse glasses, how to make a pinhole viewer that’s safe for watching a solar eclipse, and the ONLY time that it’s safe to view a solar eclipse with your naked eyes.
Do you know what to do in the event of a Jeep accident? (I thought I did. But I was wrong.) Your Jeep might be able to take a hit with no problems, but that doesn’t mean you should just exchange insurance info and drive off. Learn from my mistake… Here’s what you should do if your Jeep gets rear-ended!
See how I made a cell phone bike mount for my Android phone. You can do the same with any other smartphone as well. Then, using an app and a GPS-enabled phone, you can track just about anything you want to know about your bike rides. This DIY bike phone mount cost next to nothing!
Before you start a DIY Jeep project at home, be sure to do these 6 things first. Trust me, I’ve learned firsthand what a difference these simple Jeep safety tips have on the outcome! These are my best tips to stay safe when working on your Jeep.
Jim and I have used our Good Sam Club membership card at lots of different RV campgrounds to save on camping costs AND at lots of different Camping World stores (and online) to save on RV parts and accessories. Those discounts alone have more than paid for our membership. Here’s why we think membership in the Good Sam Club is a good thing — especially for new RVers who are planning their first RV trips.
Do you pay attention to the hurricane forecast each year? There are 5 important new storm forecast changes for hurricane season. See what the changes are, why they were made, and how they affect you.
The wood door panels on your RV refrigerator expand, contract, and absorb water — because wood is a living, breathing product that changes with the weather. After spending 8 months in the heat & humidity of Florida, when I relocated to the deserts of Arizona for the winter, it took only a few weeks for the wood door panels on my refrigerator to warp! To prevent this from happening to you, be sure to regularly treat all wood surfaces in your RV with an oil-based furniture polish. See how I repaired the warped doors on my RV refrigerator – and you can too.
For the muddy-minded, adventure-seeking lady, there’s no shortage of dirty fun events in the U.S. and beyond. How fun would it be to give one of these women’s mud run events a try for an upcoming girls weekend getaway?!
I recently did some off-road testing to see just how much capability a dedicated off-road tire adds to a Jeep in mud and on trails. See what I learned. And before you buy Jeep off-road tires… you’ll need to know the answers to these 3 questions!
Small rocks and tree branches can easily take out your Jeep’s windshield (or a window) if you’re not careful! Is your Jeep windshield already cracked? Here’s my advice about repairing vs. replacing a cracked windshield.
You can buy a teardrop camper that’s ready to go with all the extras, you can roll up your sleeves and build one yourself, or you can rent a teardrop trailer and travel freely. However you do it, there’s no time like the present to get on the road and see everything this country has to offer from the comfort of an RV!
Here’s how to enjoy a stress-free day on the beach in your Jeep – what to do before driving on the beach AND what not to do! Sand driving tips, tire pressure advice, and a list of beaches you can drive on.
You don’t have to be a competitive cyclist to enjoy the freedom of being on two wheels! You can ride solo, in a big group, or with your family. And ride in different areas — like in a city setting, on mountain trails, or on the road. What cycling trips are on your cycling bucket list?
Here’s what it’s like being a meteorologist. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of weather TV stations to see the type of meteorology equipment they use to predict the weather and what they do every day at work. Plus tips to help you become a meteorologist or weather person some day.
I gave up trying to keep my hydraulic leveling system working like it should and converted the HWH hydraulic leveling jacks over to manual controls. So now when I hit the switch, the jack goes down! Here’s how I did it — and you can, too.
If you plan on taking your Jeep Wrangler off-road at all, then you really should consider these 7 add-ons. A Jeep guy shares his top aftermarket Jeep parts for new Jeep owners.
The Great American Solar Eclipse (or 2017 total solar eclipse) is August 21, 2017. Just about everybody in the continental United States will see a partial eclipse on that date — but only people in these 12 states will see a total solar eclipse! See a map of the 2017 eclipse path, the best places to view it, how to safely watch the eclipse, and when the next solar eclipses will occur.
Before you start exploring Jeeps for sale on Craigslist, read this first! You can come away from a Craigslist Jeep transaction happy — I’ve done it before. I’ve also gone through some less-than-savory ordeals with vehicles purchased off Craigslist. I’m sharing some of those stories here, in hopes that you can benefit from my mistakes.
Being a devoted triathlete — and all that comes with it — can seem quite overwhelming. Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin. Here’s how I would approach getting started for a newcomber to the sport of triathlon.
Here’s how to tell what size RV mattress you have now and where to find replacement camper mattresses. Plus my personal experience with several different RV mattresses. TIP: If you can’t afford a new camper mattress, try a memory foam mattress topper!
To get through the race, you need not only mental toughness but a wide variety of equipment, clothing, and other essential items that might not seem obvious from the outset. Here’s the triathlon gear you’ll need, plus some training/racing tips that I’ve learned in my years as a triathlete:
Before you let the salesman at the RV dealership get you into that chair in his office, you should know ahead of time what your trade-in is worth, and what the RV you’re interested in buying is really worth. That way, you will know the bottom line that you are willing to accept before he even starts the routine of going back and forth to the sales manager. Here’s how to determine RV prices and values.
Wondering… is it going to rain today? And if so… what time is it going to rain today? There’s a website that literally tells you YES or NO – based on where you are. Here are the best rain forecast sites and smart phone apps.