Tag: 4×4

Changes on the way

You may have noticed some changes around the Adventure Bent website lately. The blog is currently undergoing some renovations. Let’s call it spring cleaning if you will. Out with the old and in with the new. Along the way, you may experience some glitches and bugs. Sometimes changes can take some tweaking to get right. […]

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Four weeks with the Cherokee KL my first impressions

The Jeep Cherokee KL is one of the most polarizing, angry alligator looking mean mugging SUVs on the market today. And, surprisingly, it’s also among the most capable in its class. I was pretty excited to get behind the wheel of the controversial little Jeep. When the KL first hit the market in late 2013, […]

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Adventure Bent joins the Overland Bound community

For some time, I’ve been looking for a great overlanding community that I could connect with. I searched through the dozens of Overlanding forums, Facebook groups, subreddits and blogs, but hadn’t found one that I really liked Then, I discovered Overland Bound. It’s a community based on the simple guiding principle, “Overlanding is a movement. It’s […]

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Is less more? Why downsizing can the be right solution

The space in my trunk where a great big footlocker containing all my camping gear, tools, and other equipment now sits empty. Actually, I can’t remember the last time my trunk was empty that thing was always in there. Removing the foot locker was a difficult decision. Throughout my childhood, this same footlocker, packed with everything […]

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Overlanding? What makes the perfect rig?

Overlanding is self-reliant overland travel to remote destinations where the journey is the principal goal.  Typically, but not exclusively, it is accomplished with mechanized off-road capable transport (from bicycles to trucks) where the principal form of lodging is camping, often lasting for extended lengths of time (months to years) and spanning international boundaries. Source: Wikipedia I’ve […]

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How much did we accomplish? Project Wrangler 2016

My Wrangler has changed quite a bit since we first drove it off the lot back in March 2016. Costly maintenance put a damper in my plans for a small lift, bigger tires, steel bumpers and a roof rack. Countless trips to the dealership and mechanics revealed a laundry list of repairs. Some of the repairs […]

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AB in Customs N Classics on the Jeep Wrangler

The following is a brief passage from a recent guest post on Custom’s N Classics about the American automotive icon the Wrangler. Few other vehicles have stayed truer to its roots than the Wrangler. The Jeep Wrangler, an American icon The Jeep Wrangler is an iconic vehicle. From a quarter mile away this modern dinosaur […]

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