- My First Jeep Jamboree
by Steve Young
When we arrived at the trailhead in the morning, the guide told us to put the Jeep in four-wheel low. Huh? What's that? How do you do it? A quick read of the owner's manual saved me from the embarrassment of having to ask someone. Pretty smart, I thought. I wondered why all -- yes, all, as in every single one -- of the other 25 Jeeps in our group looked a little different than mine: taller, wider stance, bigger tires, more ground...
- Jeep Cherokee Death Wobble Trouble Shooting
by Mike Strawbridge
One of the scariest problems that occurs on Jeep Cherokees is know as death wobble. Death Wobble is when the front tires start to shake violently. Think of a shopping cart wheel that flutters and having two of them on the front of your Jeep. Death wobble is very common on lifted Jeeps but can occur on stock vehicle as well. The root cause is the instability of the inverted Y steering linkage on the Jeep...
- The 4.0L Jeep Wrangler Engine
by Peter Jones
The 4.0L Jeep Wrangler engine had a fantastic horsepower compared to it's predecessors and peers. The 6-cylinder Jeep Wrangler engine offered excellent acceleration and torque for an engine of it's size. The engine was engineered by American Motors Corporation (AMC), and was based on the Typhoon Six which was introduced in 1964. The 4.0L Jeep Wrangler engine featured a shallow-skirt cast-iron block with uniformly spread...
- The True Story of the World War Two Jeep
by Robert Notman
December 7, 1941 started the US participation in a war that started in 1939 for Europeans (and perhaps 1933 for the Chinese). The jeep in one form or another had been in development and production for more than a year preceding December 7. Here is one version of the "true" story: It's a quarter-ton runt with a mechanical heart and a steady constitution; it has more speed than a backfield full of All-Americans; it can climb...