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Indiana Jeep Club Offeres Rides to Medical Patients in Bad Weather January 28 2014

As the snow falls here in Tennessee I am reminded that there are great people in the world doing great things.

 

This article showed up about a Jeep club up in Indiana who are out enjoying the snow and doing a good deed in the process:

http://www.abc57.com/home/top-stories/Jeep-club-offers-rides-to-medical-patients-in-extreme-weather-conditions-242318881.html

 


Jeep Seat wobbling or Clicking September 07 2013

So you bought your Jeep Grand Cherokee new and have loved it for 10+ years but lately something just doesn't seem right. When you get in or out to go to work you've heard it. The dreaded 'click click' or crunch. If you're like me you've probably tried to get a good look at the seat but there isn't much to see from the floorboards.

So we go about our business and think one day we'll get back to it and track down that click. Then it starts, the seat just feels 'loose' or wobbly. You go around a curve and feel the need to brace yourself against the door a little because something just doesn't seem right.

Ok well enough of that, you've got a broke jeep seat. It happened to me and it's probably happened to you. The subframe that gives you the ability to adjust the seat up and down is made of sheet metal that was designed for weight reduction instead of strength. An engineer somewhere worked it out on paper, all seat metal should be a minimum of x thickness and the designer ran with it.

The result is that after 10 years of carrying us around our jeep seat has had enough.

We can fix your wobbly jeep seat

The good news is your seat can be better than even before it broke. Fed up I took my seat apart and redesigned it with a metal thickness based on a friends F150 seat metal thickness. I then contacted a factory in the US to fabricate a better solution than welding. In a few weeks the first shipment showed up and I installed it and never looked back.

That was 3 years ago and to this day the seat is the strongest thing on my jeep (well 2nd strongest, that 4.0 is a beast) and will outlive the rest of the jeep.


Free shipping on US orders during August August 08 2013

I know the end of summer is the worst time to be out working on your Jeep (I live in Tennessee) so to help get ready for the cooler months I'm offering free shipping to any US order placed until August 31st. Just use the coupon code AUGUSTJEEP at checkout and I'll cover the cost to ship your Jeep Grand Cherokee repair kit UPS ground.