'Mission Creep' Is Threatening to Take My 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle Project Into Infinity

I was just going to replace a single broken exhaust bolt in my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle’s cylinder head, when I discovered some major issues that threaten to turn this “short” repair into a genuine time-suck. This phenomenon is called “mission creep” and for decades, it’s been plaguing wrenchers around the…

I Just Bought This $500 Postal Jeep Sight Unseen And Now It's My New Off-Road Project

For three years now, I’ve been buying junkyard-quality Jeeps, fixing them, and embarking on long trips to the off-road mecca that is Moab, Utah. Last year, my project was a rusty $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The year before, it was a dilapidated Willys CJ-2A farm Jeep. And the first year I took a highly perforated $600…

Some Pesky Little Bird Decided To Put My Jeep J10 Project On Hold

I just got my beloved full-size Jeep J10 pickup that’s been sitting in my backyard for over a year up and running, as I plan to (probably) sell it to finance work on my lovely 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle. But there’s a problem: I can’t drive the J10 out of my yard, because there’s a bird’s nest on the front…