Death Wobble: What Is It and How Is It Fixed?

If you’ve been driving a Jeep, 4x4, or truck for any amount of time, you’ve likely heard about and maybe even experienced the death wobble. It’s not just the shake or shimmy of your steering wheels when you go over a bump, either. Death wobble is an uncontrollable shaking of your entire vehicle, during which it feels like the driver might lose control at any second.  If you dive deep into Jeep and 4x4 forums and websites, you’ll find that many ...

An Off-Roading Guide for Beginners

Has your 4x4 spent most of the time on the road? Are you ready to test it on the trails? If you’re planning your first off-road trip, or if it’s been a while since you’ve gotten some mud on your tires, it’s time to check out our off-roading guide. Your off-roading adventures can be as tame or challenging as you want, from simple muddy trails to extreme rock crawling, but one thing remains the same about any trip you take: Safety ...

4X4 Spring Maintenance Tips

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and before you know it, you’ll be hitting the trails in your 4x4. Because your vehicle takes much more abuse than a typical car that does strictly highway driving, 4x4 spring maintenance is a must before you head off into the wilderness.  Is your 4X4 ready for adventure? Below are the 4X4 spring maintenance tasks you should tackle this season before you head off into a summer of off-roading fun. Change the ...

4×4 Vehicle Buying Guide

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All you need is a single ride in a 4X4 vehicle to understand the appeal of owning one, but if you’re new to the world of off-roading, you’ll need to do some research about the right vehicle for your lifestyle. While Jeeps are a go-to for the adventurous, it’s important to understand that there are plenty of other carmakers who have 4X4s vehicles in their lineups -- we want to help you find the perfect fit. The definition of a 4X4 ...

Top Off-Road Mods for 4x4s

We know you love Jeeps -- we do too -- but we also know that there are plenty of other 4x4s out there. Toyota, Chevy, Ford; the list of automakers that have at least one 4x4 in their lineup goes on and on, but the fun of off-roading remains the same. Regardless of your preference, you still need a handful of off-road mods for 4x4s to make sure they're ready for off-road adventures.    Winch Before you get any other mod installed on ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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…) ...