The Best Plymouth and Dodge Muscle Cars of the 1970’s

August 25th, 2022 by

By the time the baby boomers began to come of age in the late 1960s and early 70s, their tribal ethos as it pertained to cars boiled down to a single belief: You are what you drive. Theirs was an obsessive car culture that took many twists and turns as they transitioned from carefree adolescents…

2022’s Best Full-Size Pickups

July 26th, 2022 by

When I need trustworthy information about a particular product or industry, I usually begin by consulting the leading publication(s) covering the field or category from which the product originates. For guidance about cars and trucks, for example, I typically consult Car & Driver and MotorTrend magazines, which have provided accurate and continuous coverage of the…

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What is Truck camping and how to plan a trip?

July 1st, 2022 by

Every time I see one of those mammoth RVs pull into the large state park I live next to, I tend to roll my eyes and wonder why their occupants even bother to leave home. With their unsightly satellite dishes and pop-out rooms (because being as large as a Greyhound bus apparently isn’t big enough)…

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What Features does UConnect Have and is it Free?

June 1st, 2022 by

If you’ve purchased a new Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge or Ram in recent times, you are undoubtedly familiar with “ UConnect,” the automotive infotainment platform designed to keep drivers of these vehicles safe, connected and entertained even as it helps them navigate, avoid distraction and stay focused on the road. In addition to these four iconic…

The Top Mudding and Off Roading Destinations in the United States

April 29th, 2022 by

There’s a lot of ground to cover when someone endeavors to list the best places in the U.S. to go mudding and off-roading. Of course, no one can go everywhere and see everything. So, we sat down at the computer, dug in, did our homework, and produced a consensus list drawn from several published sources…

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Where are all the Dirt Racetracks in Wisconsin?

March 11th, 2022 by

With the passing of another Wisconsin ice age (aka, winter), there are several clues that Spring may finally be here.  These include mountains of melting snow making a cold muddy slosh out of everything, while grownups in short sleeves cruise around town in their open convertibles—even as the temperature struggles to top 50 degrees. Getting…

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Can Jeep’s Remote Start Turn on the Heat to Unfreeze My Car?

March 1st, 2022 by

You never truly appreciate your Jeep until a cold day in January when its Remote Start System pre-heats the car and de-ices its windows just minutes before you are ready to leave home. The same convenience applies to hot days in July when the mere press of a button will pre-cool your Jeep’s passenger compartment…

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Does Jeep Remote Start turn on the heat?

February 14th, 2022 by

Jeep drivers can customize their climate control settings by following these steps: Press the Settings button on your Jeep display screen. Scroll down and press Seats & Comfort. After pressing Seats & Comfort, press All Starts under Auto-on Heated Seat & Steering Wheel. (Climate control settings will not automatically heat Jeeps with temperatures over 40…

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What fluids need to be replaced in my Jeep at what mileage?

January 17th, 2022 by

  Jeep dealerships are equipped to take care of all your vehicle needs, but of course, there is more to maintaining a vehicle than fueling it and taking it in for maintenance every once and a while. Here are major fluids Jeep recommends you check to keep a safe and reliable jeep vehicle:   Engine…

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Is Jeep Going to Make an All-Electric Vehicle?

December 6th, 2021 by

Remember when nobody you knew owned a smartphone, then suddenly everyone you knew owned a smartphone? We suspect the same scenario will eventually play out with electric cars. At some point, in the not-to-distant future, electric vehicles (EVs) will cease being an expensive, high-tech novelty and start becoming an affordable choice for anyone who wishes…

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