Tag Archives: JK

Got Trucks, Got Jeeps (VOL. 2) – Catch Can R&D Part 1: The 3.6L Stock System

Before you think you’re seeing double, yes; we have two catch can projects in the works for Jeep’s JK Wrangler, the first one being for the years of 2007-2011. I could have jammed both projects into one long series, but it would just be a disservice to you if I took that easy route.  The more research I’ve done for this project, the more I realize I’m talking to two, very different markets. I’d rather each project’s focus be on that specific model-year Jeep, that way, you know that I am making these blog updates specifically for you 2012+ JK … Continue Reading ››

Got Trucks, Got Jeeps (VOL. 1) – Catch Can R&D Part 1: The 3.8L Stock System

Do you know the origin of the term Jeep? Some say that during WWII, these vehicles were referred to as General Purpose vehicles, and soldiers began slurring the acronym, G.P., into Jeep, hence its name today (there’s a similar story behind the term Humvee). Others say that the name was derived from the popular cartoon character, Eugene the Jeep, from when the Popeye show aired back in the 1940’s. Eugene the Jeep was a “go anywhere, do anything” type character, and interestingly enough, the US government had a contract sent out to several automotive manufacturers requesting a vehicle to replace … Continue Reading ››

Building Your Passion: Jeep Wrangler Camouflage and Matte Olive-Drab Silicone Radiator Hoses

The Mishimoto Camo and Matte Olive-Drab Jeep Wrangler radiator hose pre-sale is now live!

1997 - 2006 Jeep Wrangler 6-Cylinder Radiator Hose Pre-sale Sale Price: $102.95 MSRP: $185.00 2007 - 2011 Jeep Wrangler 6-Cylinder Radiator Hose Pre-sale Sale Price: $110.95 MSRP: $200.00

When the designers at Chrysler were creating the Jeep Wrangler, they spent hours tweaking and finessing every line: the proportion of the headlights to the iconic seven-slot grill, the height of the bumper from the ground, and the curve of the fenders. Everything. The amount of passion that was … Continue Reading ››