Chris Rains – 2010 Jeep Wrangler JK @Tektite_JK

Most everybody has heard the phrase “Walk softly and carry a big stick”. Today’s Rugged Rigs inductee has that same mentality when it comes to adventure. Chris bought his 2010 Wrangle JK two-door 2-½ years ago in “lightly used” condition with a mere 52k miles on the display. Knowing his new addition had already been…

Ed & Diane Balcer’s 2013 Wrangler JK

Our newest Rugged Rigs inductee is Ed & Diane Balcer from DePere, WI and their 2013 Jeep Commando Green Wrangler JK. And what a beauty it has become. When the Balcers first purchased the JK, it was with the intention for Diane to drive it to & from work. That plan was all but abandoned…

Kris & Lisa Lavery’s 2008 Wrangler JK RuBARKon

Our newest Jeep to be named an official Rugged Rigs honoree is a 2008 Wrangler X that belongs to the Lavery family of Old Forge, PA. It’s far from stock and since its painted Detonator Yellow, it’s pretty hard to hide in. If you’re wondering about the name RuBARKon, you’ll probably be happy to know…

Justin Howling and his 2014 JK Unlimited #souperwulf

Our very first official Rugged Rig inductee hails from way up north in Windsor, Ontario. Justin began his Jeep journey as innocently as the rest of us. He bought a Jeep because he thought it would make a pretty cool daily driver but with the added bonus of being able to strip the roof and…