The Definitive Guide to Famous Jeeps

Last month, to celebrate Jeep’s 80th anniversary, we dove into the illustrious history of the Jeep. This month, we want to highlight some of the most famous Jeeps -- with owners that include authors and presidents, and cameos in iconic films and TV shows. Here are our top picks. The good news? You don’t need to be a celebrity or major movie producer to get your hands on a Jeep that people remember. Our team lives the Jeep lifestyle and will ...

The History of the Jeep

If you’ve been too busy unplugging and offroading in your Jeep, it’s likely that you haven’t seen pictures of the models being released next year to celebrate the brand’s 80th anniversary. We’re pretty excited about these new vehicles -- which you should now be able to request from the dealership -- but how exactly did the Jeep brand become what it is today, 80 years later? Let’s take a look back at the history of the Jeep. When the US became ...

How to Buy and Maintain a Used Jeep

One of the best ways to become a Jeep owner while on a budget is buying a used one. While it’s important to do your research before buying any pre-owned car, investing in a used Jeep will take a little more legwork -- especially if it has been on off-road adventures with its previous owner.  Below are some great tips for buying and maintaining a pre-owned Jeep and getting the most out of your investment.   Buying a Used Jeep Check these areas closely ...

Top Mods for Jeeps

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We might be a little biased, but becoming a Jeep owner is a pretty exciting event to be celebrated. Whether your Jeep is brand new or just new to you, there are a lot of top mods for Jeeps you should consider adding to your new vehicle. There’s a long list of modifications you can choose, and it can get overwhelming to understand which are best for beginners. Luckily, our team of experts can help guide you through the process ...

Summer Off-Road Adventures

Summer is just around the corner, and that means the whole family can pile into the Jeep for some off-road adventures in the sun. But before you do that, it’s a smart idea to talk to our team of professionals about which modifications would be best for your vehicle. As Missouri’s Jeep go-to guys, we are constantly studying the latest trends and researching new-product manufacturers because we own the responsibility of providing our clients with the highest quality parts and most ...

Jeep Spring Maintenance Tips

Whether you’ve been using your Jeep all winter or it’s been waiting patiently in the garage for warmer weather, it’s time to get it ready to hit the road this spring. Your Jeep is an investment, and it’s important to keep it well-maintained so you’re not stuck on the side of the trail when you go off-roading this year, so be sure to check out these Jeep spring maintenance tips!   Get It Clean Whether you DIY your car washing or have it ...

DIY Jeep Projects

Whether you’re brand-new to DIY Jeep projects or you’ve been tinkering for quite a while, there are some easy tweaks you can do in your garage or out on the open road while trekking. We hate to tell you, but it’s probably a good time to tackle that garage cleaning and organization project you’ve been putting off. You’ll want to have full access to your tools and space before working on your Jeep. There are plenty of big modifications that are ...

Women in the Automotive Industry

  It’s a simple fact: The automotive industry and the world of auto repair have long been dominated by men -- but that doesn’t mean women haven’t played a significant role. Unfortunately, their stories are rarely told so it’s hard to understand how important they have been throughout the decades. To celebrate Women’s History Month, we take a look at a few who have had an impact.     Bertha Benz 1849-1944 Recognize Bertha’s last name? That’s right, she was the wife and business partner ...

Jeep Overlanding Basics

Jeep Overlanding Basics. If you love going off-road with your Jeep and you love camping, it’s time to take things to the next level with Overlanding. After all, one of the best things about owning a Jeep is the ability to travel just about anywhere! It may not be ideal if you’re new to the lifestyle but with some experience, you can overland for days, weeks, and even months.   What is Overlanding? When you take your Jeep Overlanding, there is no real ...

Top Tips for New Jeep Owners

Top Tips for New Jeep Owners. Are you starting the new year off with a new Jeep? If so, welcome to the family! Before you dive right into Jeep ownership, there are a few things you should know about being a member of this special club.    You’re Officially Living the Jeep Life Welcome to a world where everything you do revolves around your Jeep. You probably have a picture of it as your phone screensaver -- we don’t judge! You’re also likely ...

Great Gifts for Jeep Lovers

Great Gifts for Jeep Lovers! The holidays are right around the corner. Have you crossed everyone off your list yet? Whether you’re looking to score a last-minute gift for the Jeep enthusiast in your life or finding something to splurge on for yourself, we have a few recommendations for off-roaders and overlanders. When you spend as much time outdoors as you do in your Jeep, you need serious gear that’s seriously easy to pack away and store -- and maybe even ...

Winter Weather in Your Wrangler

Winter Weather in Your Wrangler! Winter weather has officially arrived in St. Louis, and while some snowbirds are flying to warmer areas, Wrangler owners in colder climates are getting ready to travel the snowy trails. Even if you have the gear to tackle snow, slush, and ice, it’s important to understand that the “rules” of winter driving still apply. The fundamental basis for winter driving is to avoid any abrupt turns, stops, and other potentially unsafe maneuvers. Because climates are different ...

Everything You Need to Know About Jeep Wrangler Tires

Jeep Wrangler Tires. Let’s face it: There’s a good chance you bought a Jeep Wrangler because you’re ready to explore the great outdoors with off-road driving. In order to navigate trails that lead to the best fishing (or mudding) holes, it’s important to have the right tires -- not only for your vehicle but also for where you’ll be taking it. Knowing what you want to do and where you’ll be going is the first step in determining which tires will ...

Top Jeep Wrangler Modifications

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Top Jeep Wrangler Modifications. If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance you’re ready to mod out your Jeep Wrangler but don’t quite know where to start. Don’t worry -- you’ve come to the right place! Not only do you need the best mods, you also need top-notch service to match. We can provide both. Below is just a short list of the most popular modifications we offer for your Jeep Wrangler; don’t hesitate to ask us about others. Backup ...

Will Upgrades Void My Jeep Warranty?

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The Dealer Told Me Aftermarket Upgrades Would Void My Jeep Warranty We hear it all the time during Jeep-build consultations. Picture this: Clients considering the purchase of a new Jeep come into Axleboy Off-Road with questions about suspension upgrades, new bumpers, fenders, new tires, etc. (more…) ...

The Ins & Outs of Regearing Your Jeep

Regearing Your Jeep. If you own a Jeep, there’s a good chance you’ve already heard about re-gearing -- but do you know what it actually entails and if it’s right for your 4x4? What do gears even do? Would you know the right time to re-gear? Our pros break it down for you. What do gears do? The gears that were factory-installed in your Jeep are designed to fit the ratio and the torque of the package your vehicle came with. “Gearing” ...

Can You Install These Jeep Parts For Me?

Install These Jeep Parts
Install These Jeep Parts. Every so often we’ll have a customer come in with a Jeep full of parts that they just ordered online and ask us how much it will cost to have it all installed. We are excited that people continue to take an interest in modifying their Jeeps and that our reputation for quality workmanship has spread throughout the Jeep community. (more…) ...