The world of high-performance Jeeping can be a challenge. With the used Jeep market growing, new models appearing, and an aftermarket constantly offering new and better bolt-on parts and accessories, there have never been so many options for the off-road Jeep lover. Now in a new second edition, Jeep 4x4 Performance Handbook debunks the myths and eliminates the mystery of getting the most out of your Jeep through the thorough research and expertise of author and Jeep expert Jim Allen. He explains the bolt-on parts, swaps, and modifications that will give the most bang for the buck, whether you hit the trail in a CJ or a Wrangler (TJ and YJ), a Cherokee, or a Liberty, or one of the many classic and vintage Jeeps available. From bumper to bumper, this book covers it all, improving street performance and off-road toughness, towing ability and suspension, brakes and electrical systems, and the all-important safety equipment and modifications. Jeep 4x4 Performance Handbook will get you on the road and off without breaking the bank of wasting time in the garage.
Jim Allen has been a soldier, a sailor, an ASE Certified Master Auto Tech and an off-highway driving instructor. He's been writing for 4x4 magazines since the early 1980s and is the author of seven books on four-wheeling or technical topics. He's also a small-time farmer in the boondocks of Northwest Ohio.
4-Wheel Drive & Sport Utility, December 2007
“Jeep 4x4 Performance Handbook offers just the help you need to incorporate superior aftermarket components on your vehicle. The book includes a wealth of information on most Jeep models for both the experienced and beginners alike … One of the reasons we chose to highlight this book among the hundreds like it is that it was written by an experienced four-wheeler … Reading his tips throughout the book reveals that he isn’t just repeating stories heard on the trail: He shares his own experiences.”