“It does everything. It goes everywhere. It’s as faithful as a dog, as strong as a mule, and as agile as a goat. It constantly carries twice what it was designed for, and still keeps on going.” – Ernie Pyle, Pulitzer Prize–winning American World War II journalist
From the outset, Jeep has been a vehicle synonymous with customization and utility. During World War II the Jeep earned its stripes and a permanent, proud position in American automotive history.
Outfitted and used to the maximum during the war (well beyond their intended capacity), Jeeps towed trailers, hauled weapons, ammo, water, fuel, and the wounded. As required, Jeeps were fitted with rail wheels to pull boxcars on train tracks. Yes, really. Every once in a while they were even a source of levity for weary allied soldiers.
According to then General Dwight Eisenhower, the Jeep was “indispensable” to the war effort. Front lines journalist Ernie Pyle surmised, “I don’t think that we could continue the war without the Jeep.”
That tradition of customization and almost unlimited versatility lives on to this day. In some locales, it’s hard to travel a day on the roads without passing one or more decked-out Jeeps emulating the original concept. Modern customization purposes aren’t nearly as serious, but the spirit of increasing Jeep utility and creating the perfect all-in-one, go anywhere, do anything transport solution, is much the sam
Thinking about getting in on the Jeep customization action? Whether you want to color coordinate your dash trim to match your seat covers, or light up the trail ahead while towing your other off-road toys, there are ways to make it all happen and look good doing it!
Here are some of the must-have accessories for Jeeps. (Rail wheels not recommended.)
From the floor to the hard top, everything you could possibly want to customize your Jeep interior is available. Here are some of the favorite accessories and updates in Jeep Nation:
Customize according to your taste and budget, and really, the sky is the limit. Here are some of the ways to make your Jeep stand out from the crowd from the exterior:
If you’re content with your current Jeep wheels but want to add some extra capability and upgrade the size and/or look of your tires, check out our wide selections of All Terrain and Mud Terrain tires.
Shop our massive selection of Jeep tires and wheels today. Or don’t hesitate to give us a call at 866-961-8668 if we can help with getting you a new set of tires or wheels!