Synopses & Reviews
Off-road adventure driving and competition is a hot sport. People love to drive their vehicles and put them to the test. The biggest player on the trails is the Jeep.
With Jeep Off-Road, off-road journalist Tom Morr teams with photographer Ken Brubaker to cover the entire family of Jeeps in every possible situation using all kinds of equipment and techniques. The book is full of amazing photography and great information. Whether a full participant in this exciting activity, or just looking at giving it a try for the first time, you will find Jeep Off-Road is a fantastic look at the world of off-road Jeeping.
*Over 250 color photos
*Trivia, tech specs, and more
*Off-road action and hot, modified Jeeps
*The new Liberty and Commander, plus all the classic Jeeps
Long before off-roading took so many drivers off the beaten (or paved) path, Jeep was there. Off-roading is what Jeep was made for, more than 65 years ago, and things have only gotten better. This book shows readers why. Tom Morr, an off-road aficionado, takes readers into every aspect of the sport. The vehicles, the modifications, the courses, the events: it’s all here in fascinating detail, illustrated with hundreds of full-color action photos. Morr details techniques that off-road drivers use in major competitions, including insider information about modifications and technical stats. This book has everything a Jeep off-roader--or fan--could hope for. Jeep Off-Road will thrill beginners, enthusiasts, and long-time Jeep off-roaders.
Every aspect of Jeep off-roading--the vehicles, the modifications, the courses, the events, the techniques used by drivers in major competitions, all illustrated with full-color photos.
About the Author
Formerly a staff editor at Four Wheeler, Off-Road and 4x4 Power magazines, Tom Morr has contributed articles to many off-road enthusiast and trade publications worldwide. He also collaborated with photographer Ken Brubaker on Motorbooks’ Monster Trucks (2003). He lives in Thousands Oaks, California.
Ken Brubaker’s work has appeared in a variety of magazines including American Airlines' American Way, Britain's 4x4 and Off-Roader, Four Wheeler, 4Wheel and Off-Road, Off-Road, 4Wheel Drive and Sport Utility, Fullsize 4x4, and many others. He lives in northern Illinois with his wife and three children.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: TJ, 1997–2006
Chapter 2: YJ Wrangler, 1987–1996
Chapter 3: “Funny Fender” CJs, CJ-5 to CJ-8, 1954–1986
Chapter 4: Utilities–Wagons, Panels, Cherokees, Wagoneers
Chapter 5: The Less Famous–Jeepsters, FCs, and FSJ Pickups
Chapter 6: Military Jeeps & Flatfenders
Chapter 7: Trail Rated or Not? Jeeping Into the Future
Appendix: Jeep Resources