Buying quality gear

Quality Build Components

Of course, you’ve heard it before. Probably more often than you care to hear. But, “you get what you pay for”. Case in point, those KC Hilites LED headlights in the VagabondExpedition Jeep. One of them went out on me some time ago. I pulled it out of the Jeep,…

Jeep repairs and maintenance items in 2017

Jeep Tech: Jeep Repairs in 2017

I had managed to add a lot of miles onto the VagabondExpedition Jeep over the past few months and I knew it would only be a matter of time where the Jeep would need some repairs sooner than later. Here’s a run down of a few of the things that…

The VagabondExpedition Overland Jeep parts ways with our Tepui roof top tent for 2017 and beyond. Although we love RTT's, here's why we parted with ours.

5 Reasons I Sold the Roof Top Tent

Reluctantly, I’ve made the decision that going forward into 2017, the VagabondExpedition Overland Jeep will no longer be sporting our loved Tepui brand Roof Top Tent. We’ve gotten lot’s of use out of the roof top tent, but here are my 5 reasons while I sold it. 1. It’s big,…

new a-pillar light mounts

A-Pillar Light Mounts Revisited

One of the items on the to-do list for this year was to make my a-pillar lights more usable for my type of driving and exploration and to do so is to revisit my a-pillar light setup. I’ve been running around with seven Rigid Industries Dually D2 LED lights facing…

the hellwig heavy duty sway bar for the overland jeep wrangler

The Hellwig Heavy-Duty Sway Bar

The ‘overland’ built Jeep carries a lot of weight – from a roof top tent, to a Synergy cargo basket inside with up to 8 gallons of fresh water, a ‘house battery’, firewood supplies, kitchen gear and more so it stands to figure Jeep suspension components need some upgrades. In…