ARTICLES

Each article below has a corresponding YouTube video which has more money saving tips and subscriber input.

Essential off road gear

Essential Off Road Recovery Gear

This article, and this video illustrates what would be essential off road recovery gear for the beginners to the experts. The stages of acquisition of such gear is ordered into 4 stages. For the purpose of this article, we will accept the term of off road gear to be synonymous...

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wrangler windshield defroster issue

Wrangler Windshield Defroster Issue

After two winters of ownership, I have come to realize that there is a Wrangler windshield defroster issue. A quick search on the internet reveals that both Wrangler JK and JL owners seem to be experiencing the same issue, as is evident in online forums. The problem is illustrated below...

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Jeep air filter change

Jeep Air Filter Change, Wrangler JL, 3.6L

Changing your Wrangler JL cabin air filter, and the 3.6L engine air filter is just part of routine maintenance.  However, if you are driving your Jeep on back roads and trails, you would be prudent to check their condition well before the standard engine and cabin air filter change intervals....

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Wrangler JL Fuel Efficiency

Wrangler JL Fuel Efficiency, 3.6L, 8 Speed Auto

Fuel efficiency is just one of the many areas of which the JL was improved. This article, and this video, will review the fuel efficiency of a 2018 Wrangler JL Sahara Unlimited, with the 3.6L Pentastar engine and the 8 speed automatic transmission. Aerodynamic, the use of weight saving materials,...

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How to Use 4 Low Off Road

How to Use 4 Low Off Road

This article will discuss strategies on how to use 4 low off road to get the most performance from your 4wd vehicle. Further illustrations of how to use 4 Low are also covered in this video. If you’re interested in how to use 4wd in a Jeep, including with Selec...

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Ardbeg Trail

The Ardbeg Trail – An Introduction

The Ardbeg Trail is a popular off road trail located on Crown Land, about 42 km NE of Parry Sound Ontario. How to get there and features along the way are discussed in this article, and in this video. Learn about possible Crown land camp sites for those interested in...

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Wrangler JL Rear Seat Weight

Wrangler JL Rear Seat Weight

The Wrangler JL rear seat weight is not a statistic easily located in any Jeep Wrangler manual, or on any Jeep Wrangler Forums. Believe me, I tried.  This interesting tidbit of information became relevant to me when I constructed the Cheaper Jeeper TV Camping/Sleeping Platform. Knowing that any actions I...

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Campfire Ribs

Campfire Ribs

Campfire Ribs is an easy meal to prepare when out camping with friends. The recipe to follow is simple, and cleanup is minimal. This article and this video will review the Cheaper Jeeper TV Campfire Ribs recipe. Ingredients for Campfire Ribs Essentially, there are few ingredients required for this carnivor...

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Algoma Crown Land Trip

Algoma Crown Land Trip

When you own a Jeep Wrangler, there are many things for which you can use it. This article and this video will show how you can use your Jeep for an Algoma Crown land trip. Such a trip to the beautiful Algoma region will provide opportunities to drive on logging...

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no refrigeration required camping meal

No Refrigeration Required Camping Meal

When camping, refrigeration of food is an important consideration. However, after a few days, the limitations of space and duration available for food refrigeration become apparent.  Your fresh food options will run their course. Whatever solutions you apply, they will inevitably involve more hassle, space and money to resolve. This...

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Jeep Camping Single Pot Meal

Jeep Camping Single Pot Meal

Camping in a Jeep has its storage limitations.  DIY storage solutions are definitely a must, but when it comes to cooking up some meals, a Jeep Camping Single Pot Meal approach can prove to be very helpful. It can help save space by not packing unnecessary pots and pans, and...

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DIY Camping Equipment Test

DIY Camping Equipment Test

Before embarking on a cross country adventure, I thought it would be wise to go on a brief camping trip to perform a DIY camping equipment test run. It’s fine to design a DIY camping/sleeping platform, roof wing awning system, cargo shelf and chuck box, but will they perform as...

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Newbie Run

Jeep Newbie Run? Read This First.

As a Jeep owner, there may come a time that you wish to have your first off road experience. This is sometimes referred to as your “First Jeep Newbie Run.” This article will review some tips and experiences of my first newbie run with my local Jeep club, in the...

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Wrangler JL Parking Brake Adjustment

Wrangler JL Parking Brake Adjustment

In all vehicles, over time the parking brake cable stretches and needs to be adjusted. This article will address the Jeep Wrangler JL parking brake adjustment  required from the stretch of said cable. Wear of the parking brake shoes is a different procedure and not addressed in this article. The...

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Jeep Wrangler JL Corrosion

Wrangler JL Corrosion Issue

DISCLAIMER: Any and all content provided on this site and YouTube channel is Cheaper JeeperTV’s opinion and for educational and discussion purposes only. Seek a professional’s advice where appropriate for your vehicle. It has become apparent that after only 2 years of ownership, that my Wrangler JL has developed a...

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Inexpensive Hard Top Hoist

Inexpensive Jeep Hard Top Hoist

Commercial hard top hoists are available online for those who frequently remove their hard tops to enjoy driving their Jeeps in that fashion. However, an inexpensive DIY Jeep Hard Top Hoist would fit the bill for those Jeep Wrangler owners who only on occasion remove their hard tops, and do...

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Jeep Portable Camp Kitchen Chuck Box

Jeep Portable Camping Kitchen Chuck Box

A Jeep Portable Camping Kitchen Chuck Box is a convenient, portable camp kitchen option that has many advantages.  Although many designs are available to review online, the CheaperjeeperTV.com design is a very flexible, portable, functional, and of course…relatively inexpensive option. The Chuck Box is an excellent camping feature to accompany...

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Episode 3 Thumbnail: Pay Invoice for a Jeep Wrangler

Pay Invoice for a New Jeep Wrangler

Do as others have, and pay the invoice price on a new Jeep Wrangler. To do so, it will help to first have some working knowledge of a few terms involved in the sale of a new Jeep. Along with this background of terms, knowledge of some little known information...

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Episode 2 Thumbnail: Jeep Wrangler JK vs JL

Wrangler JK vs JL: Which Is a Better Value?

The Jeep Wrangler JK vs JL, which is the better value? Some feel the purchase of the JK would be a better value over a JL. Is it? In 2018 the Jeep Wrangler JK and JL were both being manufactured. Therefore, for the sake of initial comparison of prices, comparing...

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Episode 1 Thumbnail: CheaperJeeperTV: A New YouTube Channel

CheaperJeeperTV: New YouTube Channel

Welcome to CheaperJeeperTV, a new YouTube Channel and Web Site. The videos on this new channel will help Jeep Wrangler fans save money by providing tips and product reviews. Areas to save money include the purchase, maintenance and overall use of a Jeep Wrangler. Each YouTube video will feature the...

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