ExtremeTerrain: Extreme Jeep Adventure Contest

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ExtremeTerrain is now accepting entries to the Extreme Jeep Adventure Contest. One lucky winner will travel and off road at 3 of the most well known adventure and off-roading locations anywhere on earth-all on ExtremeTerrain’s dime! A Jeep Wrangler will be provided for exploring the rdgged terrains and taking in all the scenery has to offer. The three destinations are sure to ring a bell with outdoor thrill seekers and off-roaders alike:

  • Rubicon Trail, California
  • Moab, Utah
  • Ouray, Colorado

The winner and one friend will be flown to each destination for an outdoor Jeeping excursion like no other. Check out the ExtremeTerrain Contest Page for more information and a video explaing the contest details in their entirety.

So enter today and fill out the Entry Form. Ends January 21, 2014

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Humor of the day: How To Sell A Jeep

Everybody loves a Jeep cause it can go literally anywhere with you off the beaten path. Offroading and Jeeps were a match made in heaven. So when we were just doing our rounds around the web to see the latest Jeep stories we came across a ad that would make any Jeep owner proud. So let us humor you:

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First is the screening test to see if your qualified enough:

if you do not own a toolbox, have never changed your own oil, and are scared of firearms: THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FOR YOU.
If you have been posting on facebook all about how excited you are for pumpkin latte season: THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FOR YOU.
If you get offended easy and often, whine to your co-workers, and bitch a lot: THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FOR YOU.
If you feel you are owed anything in the world & have a bull-ish job where you fail to produce: THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FOR YOU.
If you own a bieber album, white oakleys, affliction t-shirts, or those candy-butt stitched-pocket jeans: THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FOR YOU.
If you consider the 2nd Amendment an anachronistic relic and have never owned a firearm: THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FOR YOU.

Than if you pass this why you should buy it:

If, however, you have BALLS OF STEEL and consider adverse weather an excuse to do stupid shit: THIS IS YOUR JEEP.
Do you laugh at danger, and tempt fate?
Have you ever uttered the words, “Hold my beer and watch this …”?
While bored at work do you pick targets at random and think, “I could hit that from here with the .22 …”?
Have any of your friends quit hanging out because you were too much fun?
Do you have the number of a friend with cash memorized for bail?
When you pass an abandoned flatbed farm truck along a fenceline do you consider taking on another project?
Is your ol’ lady really sick of the random piles of parts, greasy footprints, and empty beer bottles in the garage? Could you not care less?
Do you have Jalopnik saved on your laptop AND smartphone?
Do you own a service manual for every vehicle you ever owned?
Do you still miss your first ride?
Can you carry on a two hour conversation discussing tools, scars, and hi-lift jacks?
Remember when tool companies had the balls to put half-naked beauty queens on their calendars?
Do you consider the Prius an abominable affront to the Gods of displacement, torque, and All Mighty Internal Combustion?

 

 

 

Rugged Ridge Hurricane Flat Fender Flares

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Jeep enthusiasts can now get an aggressive never-before-seen off-road look for their ’07-’14 Jeep Wrangler JK with the introduction of Rugged Ridge’s newly designed Hurricane Flat Fender Flares.

Drawing inspiration from the company’s own historical Jeep Collection, the Rugged Ridge Hurricane Flat Fender Flares combine the popular modern pocket style with the traditional flat fender design first found on the 1941 Willys MA.

“We looked back at some of the original prototype Jeeps in our collection and were inspired by the design of the Willys fender flare; especially that little triangle support in the front,” said Henk Van Dongen, Director of Marketing at Omix-ADA. “Our engineers took that idea, modified it and gave the design a modern twist; creating a new style that resulted in the new flat pocket fender flare design.”

Each new Hurricane Flat Fender Flare incorporates a unique double bolt pocket that updates the classic pocket flare design. Engineered for both form and function, the fender flare’s unique shape is built to complement the Wrangler’s body, resting high on the vehicle and providing extra clearance for oversized wheels and tires while on trails, and protecting the vehicle’s paint from flying rocks, mud and any other elements found outdoors.

Each flare is constructed from durable black TPE plastic that can be left unfinished or painted to match the factory paint. Included with each purchase are two sets of durable corrosion resistant fasteners, one stainless steel and one black so owners can personalize the final look to their own tastes. The fender flares are priced from $499.99 and are backed by an industry-leading, five-year limited warranty.

For more information about Rugged Ridge’s complete line of high-quality Jeep and off-road products, or to find an authorized retailer, please contact Rugged Ridge at (770) 614-6101 or visit its website at www.RuggedRidge.com.

Part Number Description Price
11640.10 Flat Pocket FlareFits both 2 or 4 door 07-14 jeep Wrangler (JK) $653.99

 

Rugged Ridge X-Clamp Mounting System

Rugged Ridge today announced the availability of its new patent pending X-Clamp Mounting System. Designed to be extremely versatile, the new X-Clamp system is an innovative way to mount lights, cameras, antennas and more on any 2.25 – 3-inch diameter tubing, regardless of the vehicle they’re being mounted to.

Available paired with or without Rugged Ridge’s three-inch LED driving lights, the X-Clamp system from Rugged Ridge is constructed from high-quality die-cast aluminum and is available in either black or silver powder coat finishes. Simple to install regardless of the application, each clamp can be installed by rotating it to fit the tube diameter, pivoting the mounting bracket to the desired position, and adding the preferred accessory.

“No other clamp on the market gives owners a perfect fit on such a range of tube sizes,” said Alain Eboli, Engineering Manager at Omix-ADA. “Designed using our pivotal fit technology, any number of different accessories can be securely fastened in a variety of locations.”

The Rugged Ridge X-Clamp Mounting System is available online and through select Jeep and off-road parts/accessories retailers nationwide starting at $29.99.

Part Number Black Part Number Silver Description Price
11030.01 11030.10 X-Clamp, 2.25-3 Inch, Single $40.99
11030.02 11030.11 X-Clamp, 2.25-3 Inch, Pair $75.99
11030.03 11030.12 X-Clamp, 2.25-3 Inch, 3 Piece $109.99
15210.01 15210.10 X-Clamp, 2.25-3 Inch, Single with 1 LED Light $118.99
15210.02 15210.11 X-Clamp, 2.25-3 Inch, Pair with 2 LED Lights $230.99
15210.03 15210.12 X-Clamp Kit, 2.25-3 Inch, 3 Piece with 3 LED Lights $351.99

 

Rugged Ridge Rear Seat Organizer

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Rugged Ridge today announced the availability of its new Rear Seat Organizer for 2011 – 2014 Jeep JK Wrangler, with a patent-pending design offered in both black and tan, for two and four-door models. This newest organizer from Rugged Ridge builds upon the launch of its similar organizer designed for 2007 – 2010 Wranglers, marrying convenience and style into one unique design.

The perfect solution for Jeeps cluttered with any number of miscellaneous items, Rugged Ridge’s Rear Seat Organizers feature enclosed storage areas that safely and securely confine toys, drinks and other wayward trash that can build up over time.

Constructed of a sturdy molded plastic and designed to match the color and texture of the Jeep’s factory interior, the Rear Seat Organizer measures just 11x10x10-inches and is built to discreetly complement the OE interior design of the Jeep.

Featuring a unique removable double walled lid to prevent objects from blowing away or falling out, each organizer is engineered to easily install and instantly fit into the rear cup holders of the ’11-’14 JK.

Starting at $39.99, each Rugged Ridge Rear Seat Organizer is backed by an industry-leading five-year limited warranty and is available through select online retailers.

For additional information about Rugged Ridge’s complete line of high-quality Jeep and off-road products, or to find an authorized retailer, please contact Rugged Ridge at (770) 614-6101 or visit its website at www.RuggedRidge.com.

Part Number Description Price
13551.50 Rear Seat Organizer, Wrangler (JK) 11-14, 2DR, Black $52.99
13551.51 Rear Seat Organizer, Wrangler (JK) 11-14, 4DR, Black $52.99
13551.52 Rear Seat Organizer, Wrangler (JK) 11-14, 2DR, Tan $52.99
13551.53 Rear Seat Organizer, Wrangler (JK) 11-14, 4DR, Tan $52.99

 

Jeep cares about your Dog

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Having a large dog can be fun for chasing neighbors away you don’t like but when if comes for going on rides it can be a bit difficult to keep them safe and secure in one spot. The new 2014 Jeep Cherokee found a solution to that along with their Cargo Management System available they also added a folding pet enclosure to keep your your pet safe.

The tentlike enclosure clips into the floor of the Cherokee’s cargo area. The soft-sided pet compartment can be folded flat when not in use, and it comes with a carrying handle. Expanded to its full size, the enclosure takes up most of the cargo area of a Cherokee with the rear seats up. There’s plenty of room for a large dog, and the driver doesn’t have to worry about it jumping over the seats into the passenger compartment while the vehicle is in motion.

The pet carrier will be available this year as an accessory through the Mopar catalog, which carries a number of model-specific goodies, like first-aid kits, performance upgrades and even a tent that connects to a vehicle’s open tailgate.

 

Rugged Ridge’s New Products

RUGGED RIDGE® X-CLAMP MOUNTING SYSTEM

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The X-Clamp from Rugged Ridge features “Pivotal Fit Technology,” an innovative and unique adjustment which allows perfect fit mounting to tubes ranging from 2.25” to 3”. No gaps, no gaskets! Rotate the X-Clamp to fit your tube, pivot the mounting bracket to the desired position, and then apply the logo to the front. Patent Pending.

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The perfect organization solution for your Jeep®! The new Rugged Ridge Rear Seat Organizer features storage areas to organize wayward trash, toys, drinks, iPods® and other clutter. Each organizer is designed to instantly fit into the rear cup holders of your 11-14 Jeep Wrangler and includes a lid with integrated hinge to keep objects from flying out when the top is down. Patent Pending.

 

Breaking Bad Jeep Grand Wagoneer For Auction

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The best television show Breaking Bad is coming to an end later this week and of course things must go from the show. Entertainment industry site Screenbid.com is starting to auction off various items that can be seen on the show ranging from phones to clothing but one thing that catches our eyes is the Jeep Grand Wagoneer. This Jeep belonged to Skylar White on the show and can be seen in various episodes sitting in the drive way of their home.

The Grand Wagoneer runs and drives, but leaks oil and has some paint bubbling and chipping. It’s also powered by a solid 5.9-liter 360 c.i. AMC V8 that puts out a whopping 144 horsepower and 280 pound feet of torque. The bid is starting out at $7,125 which is pretty steep for what they are really going for these days.

This crimson red ’91 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is going to be auctioned off along with many other vehicles from the show, including Jesse Pinkman’s 4WD Toyota Tercel Wagon, Walter White’s dilapidated Pontiac Aztek, the 6.9-liter IDI Ford F250 Vamonos Pest Control truck and even Jesse’s flashy Chevy Monte Carlo lowrider complete with non-functional hydraulics, gold fist in the rear window and fuzzy dice.

To get in on the bidding check out http://www.screenbid.com/

The Dragon is Back

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Last year at the Beijing Auto Show the Dragon concept was introduced for the Jeep Wrangler and the response was so good that it will be available as a limited edition model in the U.S.

The special edition Jeep is a major nod to the Chinese culture. Chrysler said that the dragon symbolizes strength and power and is an “aspirational character normally associated with royalty.” Historians say that Chinese dragons are seen as benevolent creatures, not the monsters usually associated with Western fairy tales.

This is the most expensive model in the 2014 Wrangler line up starting at $37,090. The Wrangler is only available in black . The design includes a Dark Charcoal dragon decal that snakes along the hood and driver’s side of the vehicle. Other touches include a black spare tire cover with a dragon decal, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels and Bronze Satin Gloss exterior trim.

The cabin gets a black-and-bronze theme with Satin Bronze dragon scales on parts of the interior, including the outer seat bolsters, center console armrest and steering wheel.

The 2014 Wrangler is equipped with the 285-horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine.