MOPAR MATS FOR JEEP JK WRANGLER: HAPPY FEET

Mopar Carpeted Front Floor Mat Set for Jeep (JK) Wrangler 2 Door in Dark Slate Grey Pros: Durable, attractive and easy-to-clean.  Priced right.  Better than original equipment.  Holding-up well after several Maine winters. Cons: Wouldn’t be needed if the originals had been a quality pair. Mopar floor mat before the clean-up crew arrived. It’s difficult

2007 JEEP (JK) WRANGLER SAHARA: THE JK IS A-OK

2007 Jeep JK Wrangler Sahara with Six-Speed Manual Transmission. Pros: Body integrity.  Gas mileage.  Superior braking, forward lighting, traction and ground clearance.  ESP stability.  Wider track with an improved frame over previous generation (TJ).  If you buy informed and respect its limitations, could be the best vehicle on the planet. Cons: Full-instrumentation went away with the TJ.  Option-rich Sahara equals

CRAFTSMAN EVOLV TOOL SET: KEEPING THOSE JEEP JK GREMLINS AWAY

Craftsman Evolv 20-Piece, 3/8-Inch Drive Inch/Metric Tool Set Pros: Reasonable regular price (better with sales and incentives).  Lightweight, basic set satisfies on-board availability.  Craftsman quality and lifetime limited warranty. Cons: “Lifetime Limited Warranty” not the same as Sears legendary “Hand Tool Forever Full Warranty“.  Any future claim requires proof-of-purchase – save your receipt and file it under

THIS IS A STICK-UP!

GlueWorks Securehold Reusable Adhesive Putty Pros: Fabulous for keeping things securely in place Cons: None – really! I’m a little embarrassed admitting how excited I became upon finding this product. I mean, really, who hyperventilates over putty? But this was an (unexpected) happy ending to a  long search. I have looked (and looked) for my package of GlueWorks SecureHold Reusable Adhesive Putty. I knew it

K&N OIL FILTER FOR JEEP WRANGLER JK: “OUR OIL FILTERS HAVE NUTS”

K&N Performance Gold ‘Wrench-Off’ Oil Filter For ’07-’11 Jeep Wrangler JK  #HP-1002 Pros: Premium filter provides higher flow-rate for extreme conditions.  Extra-strength canister and base-plate.  Top-welded 1″ nut simplifies removal. Cons: Premium price ’cause excellence don’t come cheap. When you get in your car and turn the key, do you have a sense of what’s happening

RANCHO STEERING STABILIZER FOR JEEP JK: DEATH-WOBBLE DIY

Rancho RS5000 Series Performance Steering Stabilizer For ’07-’11 Jeep Wrangler JK  #RS5407 Pros: American made.  Heftier than original equipment.  Simple to install.  Cured instability with improved steering feel and handling. Cons: The enclosed complimentary Rancho bumper sticker is yours for the asking. In the world of legendary specialty vehicles, the words “Jeep Wrangler” and “Death-Wobble” will be forever

LOTS OF EFFORT – LITTLE RETURN

Turtle Wax Oxy Power Out! Upholstery Cleaner Pros: A detachable bristle cap for scrubbing Cons: Just plain doesn’t work I have an SUV – I have a dog – ‘nuf said? Well, not really. I have a little red Dachshund – Wally, who goes with me everywhere. Consequently between eating on the run, walks in the

POWERSTOP EVOLUTION PERFORMANCE BRAKE SYSTEM: “IF IT DON’T BRAKE, GO FIX IT!”

PowerStop Evolution Performance Brake System Kit For Jeep Wrangler JK – ’07-’12 #K2798 Pros: Sure stops.  Perfect fit.  Quality components at a bargain price. Cons: My UPS guy isn’t fond of heavy metal. I was sailing along when it happened without warning – the arching, yellow-trimmed fast food giant was rapidly approaching.  Decisions to be