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Rear Sway Bar Links for 2007-Up Wrangler JK with 4" Lift by Zone Offroad

Rear Sway Bar Links for 2007-Up Wrangler JK with 4" Lift by Zone Offroad

The sway bar on a Jeep Wrangler was designed to prevent the body of the Jeep from swaying when cornering.  While this may be a good thing for drivers who never take their Wrangler off-road, it can inhibit the performance when off-roading.  When off-roading the sway bar doesn’t allow the suspension to fully compress and extend as it was designed to; this can cause the tires of your Wrangler to come up off the ground making for a dangerous situation.  If you regularly take your vehicle off-roading you can easily remove the sway bar links to provide better traction and control while on the trails.

To begin you will need to locate the sway bar in the front of your Jeep, it runs parallel with the front axle and can be located directly under the plastic cover on the front bumper.  When you have located the sway bar you will need to find the sway bar end links that are used to connect the sway bar to the axle.  After you have successfully located the sway bar and links, your next step will be to find the mounting bolts and remove them.  If you discover that the bolts are stuck and will not budge, you can spray them with penetrating fluid to help loosen them up and make them easier to work with.

Now that you have located the mounting bolts and have prepared them for removal by spraying with a penetrating fluid you are now ready to begin removing the bolts.  To properly and safely remove the mounting bolts you will need to use a ratchet and socket wrench.  Remember there is one bolt on each side, so be sure you remove them all.  Next you should remove the nuts that are on the top of the link using the ratchet and socket wrenches and then pull the links away from your Jeep.

After you have safely removed the sway bar links from under your Wrangler you should tie the sway bar using wire ties in order to keep the sway bar from bouncing under the vehicle while you are driving.  To properly secure the sway bar you should place a wire tie on each end of the sway bar.  Doing this will help keep the sway bar safely secured at all times.  Once you removed the sway bar links and secured the sway bar properly you will notice an improvement in how your vehicle handles the next time you go out on the trails.

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4" Foundation Series Kit for 1997-2006 Wrangler TJ by Iron Rock Off Road

4" Foundation Series Kit for 1997-2006 Wrangler TJ by Iron Rock Off Road

When people think of off-roading one of the first vehicles that come to mind is the Jeep Wrangler.  Modifying and upgrading your Wrangler can be an ongoing process in making it perform better while also becoming the ultimate off-road vehicle.  There are many different aspects that can be modified and improved in order to create the best off-roading vehicle possible, there are so many that beginners may begin to feel overwhelmed by all of the options available to them.  To help make the process easier on you, we are going to offer you some of the most common upgrades that should be made first.

The first thing you should do is to lift your Jeep, this can be done either by taking it to a mechanic who has experience working with off-road vehicles, or if you are mechanically inclined you can perform the lift on your own.  There are two types of lift kits to choose from, suspension lifts or body lifts.  A body lift is used to raise the body of your Jeep while leaving the suspension in its original position.  A suspension lift is used to add a higher suspension system to your Jeep.  Jeep lift kits are designed to provide your Jeep with more ground clearance and to make your vehicle more manageable on the off-road trails.

After you have chosen and installed a lift kit, the next modification you should make is to your tires.  In order for your vehicle to perform at its best while off-roading you should choose a set of tires that will provide you with the traction and performance necessary to enjoy your time on the trails.  Once you lift your Jeep the stock tires will look a little out of place, this is why you should purchase a set of larger tires that will improve your stability on the trails as well as making your vehicle look even better.

The next modification that many off-roaders add is a winch.  If you are planning to spend a lot of time on the trails it is likely that you may become stuck.  Installing a winch on your Jeep will allow you to pull yourself out of tricky situation.  A winch also comes in handy if any of your friends should become stuck, you will be able to help them.  Having your own winch can save you hours of waiting for someone else to come along and help you.  These are only a few of the most common upgrades that off-roaders make to their vehicles; if you are a beginner these are great places to begin your modifications.

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Jeep (Collector's Library)

Most people in today’s world think that Jeeps started out a mass produced consumer-aimed passenger vehicle, but the truth is they were created to be used by the U.S. Military.   There are also a lot of other things many people don’t know about Jeep.  So we have decided to do a little fun fact-filled entry with some trivia about collector Jeeps.

The first Jeeps, called Willys, were produced in 1941 by three different companies after the United States Military asked American companies to design a four-wheel drive vehicle that could be used during a war.   The companies that made them were Ford, the American Bantam Car Company and Willys-Overland.

The first passenger/consumer-aimed Jeep was produced in 1945 and model was called the Civilian Jeep or as we know it today…the CJ.

After having great success with the Willys Jeep set-out to design a model that would be able to be used in water based deployments.  They modified the engine and added a snorkel so the Jeeps could drive off a boat and through shallow water without the engine getting flooded and shutting off.  This edition was built off the CJ model and it was known as the CJ-V35/U.

Willys-Overland also made a splash in 1946 with the first all-steel station wagon called the Willys Jeep Station Wagon.  Many people hail it was the first Sports Utility Vehicle.

Willy-Overland made their first foray into a real “passenger” vehicle with what was called the Willys-Overland Jeepster.  In appearance it looked much more like a traditional passenger vehicle.  It was also the first Jeep to have a 2-wheel drive transmission.  It had two doors and a convertible top.  It was produced from 1948-1950.  The name was revived from 1966-1972 in the form of the Jeepster Commando.

One of the most sought after Jeep products is the Jeep FC (forward control).  It is a “pick-up” style vehicle with a short van-styled cab and a bed in the back.   It was produced from 1958-1967.

The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Tomb Raider edition is one of the rarest Jeeps simply because the manufacturer only made 1005 of the vehicles.

The least produced Jeep was the CJ-6A Tuxedo Park.  Jeep only adorned 459 vehicles with this moniker from 1964-1967.

Collectors often confuse the CJ-2A with the military version it was based on, but a quick way to tell the difference is to look at the grille.  The Military version has recessed headlamps and nine slots while the civilian version has larger headlamps mounted flush with the grille which only has 7 slots.

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Jeep owners across the globe fear the day that they will have to get rid of their beloved ride and exchange it for something different.  Even if they stay in the Jeep family it is a sad day to let a “baby” go no matter the reason.  Of course there are times when you just have to move on and get a new Jeep, but of course there are always other options.

The first, and best option, is to fix up that love with new Jeep replacement parts.  And thanks to the internet replacement parts for Jeeps are much easier to come by then they used to be.

Gone are the days of calling 100 different junk yards or part shops looking for the grille, hood or fender for that CJ5 or CJ6 built back in the 80s.    Now all a Jeep owner has to do is go to places like xtremeterrian.com and they can find nearly everything they need to get their baby back in good shape.

Jeep replacement parts are the most important thing to making sure the love of your life stays in good working order and looking as pretty as the day she rolled off the factory line.   There are tons of great part makers out there who specialize in making Jeep replacement parts that fit just like those made back in the day.

Some of the best manufactures of these replacement parts for Jeeps include ARB, Bestop, Rough Country, SkyJacker, Trailmaster, Tuffy, Warn and Warrior.  All these brands make a point of making their parts of the quality a Jeep owner would expect.

It is important when fixing up your beloved Jeep that you only use Jeep parts that are made to be used in your particular Jeep.  Sure it may be cheaper and easier to jerry-rig something to get by, but at the end of the day getting the right replacement part will keep not only keep your Jeep running right it will also keep you safe and sound as you wheel through the deep mud pits we all love so much.

Speaking of wheeling through pits make sure you keep your Jeep safe with body armor, rocker protection kits and skid plates.  And if you are that guy who is always first into the “unknown” terrain, why not protect yourself with a nice steel roll bar or cage?  It makes the Jeep look sicker and allows you the ability to go where no man has gone before!

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It has long been a misconception that Jeeps are not the most fuel efficient vehicles available today.  While they may average less than other vehicles, Jeeps are not as bad as many think when it comes to fuel efficiency.  With that being said, there are some things you can do to make them even more efficient and get the most out of your gas.

  • The first thing you should do is check the condition of your Jeep.  An engine in need of a tune-up, low tire pressure or a bad oil or air filter can influence the gas mileage your Jeep averages.  To increase your gas mileage, repair any of these existing problems.
  • Using a lower gear when driving will use less gas than if you drive constantly in a higher gear.  You should also limit how often you use four-wheel drive if you are trying to increase your gas mileage.  Using four-wheel drive places more strain on the engine and causes it to burn more fuel.
  • Carrying less weight is a great way to increase your gas mileage.  If you use your Jeep to tow anything you will burn more gas.  The heavier the item you are towing the more fuel you are going to burn, so to increase your gas mileage limit how often you tow something behind your Jeep.
  • Keep your idling to a minimum.  Letting your Jeep idle for long period of time will burn more gas than if you simply restarted it.  To increase your gas mileage you may want to consider turning off your engine when you are stuck in traffic or at the end of a long line.
  • Making a few changes to the exterior of your Jeep can also increase your gas mileage.  Keeping your roof rack empty as often as possible, saying no to antennae decorations and not placing any other decorative items on the exterior of your Jeep will help keep it more aerodynamic and increase the level of fuel efficiency you have.
  • Limiting how often you use the air conditioning system in your Jeep will also increase your level of efficiency.  Instead of running the air conditioning you may opt to open the windows or remove the top of your Jeep.

Fuel mileage can determine on a variety of conditions, by using the tips above you will increase the amount of gas mileage you get out of your Jeep on regular basis.

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Jeep Off-roading is not an activity that only professional drivers can participate in, it is something that normal everyday people can enjoy and compete in.  The only required items that the driver must have is an off-road ready vehicle and a sense of adventure.  But for someone who is a beginner, the sport may be a bit intimidating, this is why we’re here, to offer you some simple tips that will help make your first off-road adventure fun and not stressful.

The first thing beginning drivers need to pay attention to while out on the trails is the speed at which you are driving.  Maintaining constant momentum, while driving is one of the most important things in off-road driving.  Being able to control your momentum is crucial to making it successfully through tough driving conditions such as mud and sand.

The next thing you should be aware of is which gear to use in certain circumstances.  Four-wheel drive is best used when one or more of your tires may come off the ground during the course of driving.  If the trail you are driving on is primarily smooth rock, sand, gravel or ice you should use all-wheel drive.  This will provide you with the handling and flexibility needed to successfully drive on these terrains.

Jeep off-road driving requires that your vehicle have a tough and sturdy suspension.  Many off-road drivers prefer to use softly sprung and dampened long-travel suspension systems to ensure that their vehicle stays in contact with the ground at all times.  It is mainly the choice of the driver as to which type of suspension system they prefer, if you are not sure if your suspension is adequate simply ask someone at your local shop or another experienced driver.

These are only a few of the many things beginners should be aware of, but as with many other activities experience is the only way that you can become a skilled Jeep off-road driver.  When you’re first starting out, never feel pressured to attempt a trail or crawl that you know you are not experienced enough to handle.  Attempting something beyond your skill level may result in severe damage to your Jeep or worse, injury to yourself or others.  Always know your surroundings and keep an eye on the road, this will help you avoid any surprises while you’re driving.  Once you have mastered the art of off-roading, you will open a world of adventure and thrills that you will wonder how you lived so long without it.

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Everyone at XtremeTerrain would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and the best of the holiday season. In closing, we would also like to share this little Christmas poem with you.
Merry Christmas to all… 🙂

My Christmas Wish For You

My Christmas wish for you, my friend
Is not a simple one
For I wish you hope and joy and peace
Days filled with warmth and sun

I wish you love and friendship too
Throughout the coming year
Lots of laughter and happiness
To fill your world with cheer

May you count your blessings, one by one
And when totaled by the lot
May you find all you’ve been given
To be more than what you sought

May your journeys be short, your burdens light
May your spirit never grow old
May all your clouds have silver linings
And your rainbows pots of gold

I wish this all and so much more
May all your dreams come true
May you have a Merry Christmas friend
And a happy New Year, too ..
We wish you a merry Christmas 🙂

(author unknown)

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Cindy Homans Creighton

(Repost but too good not to share once again!)

Good day all you Jeep enthusiasts.. Today I want to share a poem I cam across by a very talented writer I might add, while reading the news feed on Facebook today. Cindy Homans Creighton posted this ode that is fitting for all Jeep owners who know how to have fun in their Jeeps. Thank you Cindyfor allowing me to share your great poem and picture with all of our readers!

Ode to My Jeep
At Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas,
And everyone was asleep;
It was a perfect night,
For a rip in the Jeep.

I quietly slipped out,
Snow was gently falling;
When I got to the trailhead,
A Barred Owl was calling.

The trailhead was blocked,
By a big mound of snow;
Time to air down,
And put ‘er in 4-Low.

I tried to crawl it first,
But this mound was no mini;
I backed ‘er back up,
And gave ‘er the skinny.

She blasted up and over,
This snow mound with ease;
With lockers turning all wheels,
She was aiming to please.

It was a beautiful night,
A shame to waste on sleep;
This is what I call quality time,
For me and my Jeep.

The trail was pristine,
The off-camber sections were nice;
But then she plunged into a hole,
And crashed through the ice.

The tires spewed slush,
And the engine did roar;
But it was time to unspool,
My trusty 8274.

The winch it pulled,
As the tires they spun;
A big smile on my face,
This was all part of the fun.

We’re rolling again,
But it’s time to head back;
Santa will soon be here,
And I must hit the sack.

I put another log on the fire,
And headed up to sleep.
I drift off dreaming,
Of fun times in my Jeep!

Author:
Cindy Homans Creighton

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Hey everyone, Christmas is right around the corner and did you all get your stocking stuffers yet? Not just the oranges, apples, candies, etc., but the Jeep treats that you know your Jeep enthusiast in your family would love… As you may have all noticed, when there is one Jeep enthusiast in the home, there are generally more to follow… so what better way to stuff a stocking then with goodies all in the family would appreciate.

XtremeTerrain has many items that would fit in the stockings of your loved one or if you rather let them choose, how about a gift certificate from XtremeTerrain. You can get one as low as $25.00 or as high as you want… so even if that special gift you would love to stuff in their stocking won’t fit – the XtremeTerrain gift certificate will fit nicely every time! –

Don’t forget about those stockings hung by the chimney with care… click on over to Xtremeterrain.com and get them stuffed today!  You will have receive the online gift certificate immediately so you won’t be late for Christmas morning!

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Christmas is just around the corner but it isn’t too late to pick out the perfect gift for your off roader! Granted, I generally speak of mostly Jeep off roading items but we all know there are many types of off roading vehicles out there so I wanted to make sure I included everyone and every type of off roading vehicle driver in my list of gifts you can get for your special off roading enthusiasts.

This list will include gifts and ideas that are under $25.00 for any off road enthusiasts. If you don’t see something on this list, stay tuned because the next several blogs will be gift ideas for any off-roader!

Digital Tire Gauge $12.99:
As every off roader knows, a tire gauge is essential in deflating your tires to the right pressure for the terrain, and then airing back up before hitting the roads home. If your off roader is tired of trying to read the lines that are in 2 pound increments on those pencil tire gauges then this easy to read and accurate digital tire gauges in half-pound increments is for them! Lower the tire pressure for those off-road trips and then accurately re-inflate them to the safe recommended tire pressure for on-road use. These gauges save fuel and extend tire life. Made of high impact plastic.

Jeep Willys Shot Glasses

Crown Automotive Officially Licensed Jeep Willy’s Shot Glasses – Set of four, $14.95

Air Deflator

Air Deflators $15.95
These air deflators are a must have for any trail vehicle. Airing down your tires increases traction and handling when off-road, but can take forever when you are in a hurry. These air deflators make the job easier so you can get out onto the trail. A key chain ring keeps them close at hand. Constructed of zinc plated steel for durability

If you haven’t found just the right gift off this list, more great ideas in upcoming blogs!!!

Every day we help Jeep Enthusiasts across the United States find the Jeep Parts and Accessories they need. With a selection of over 10,000 and climbing Jeep products, you are sure to find just the item you are looking for.
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