The traveler lived for almost three years in the Jeep WranglerJanuary 17, 2020
Australian traveled 999 days by car to Africa
Australian Dan Grek traveled 999 days in Africa and all this time lived in a tent mounted on the roof of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. About his journey, as well as preparing the SUV for an extreme trip, he told the publication Outside Online.
The Greek car is the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon of the JK series. The SUV is equipped with a gasoline V6 3.8, six-speed “mechanics”, front and rear differential locks, as well as a front stabilizer with an electronic opening system. In addition, American Expedition Vehicles (plus 63.5 millimeters) suspension kit, reinforced bumpers with protective plates, and a spare wheel mount were installed on the Wrangler.
In addition, the list of improvements includes tires 17-inch Mopar steel wheels with BFGoodrich KO2 All-Terrain tires, a Warn Zeon 10-S winch with a lightweight synthetic cable, a rack jack, several additional lighting units, an American Expedition Vehicles snorkel with an anti-dust filter, mounted Ursa Minor Vehicles tent on the roof and tool boxes and items in the trunk.
Last fall, YouTube blogger Coyote Works (Casey) published a video that told how his Jeep Wrangler Rubicon completely burned out when he went on a trip to Oregon. The incident occurred during another stop at a distance of about 50 kilometers to the nearest major highway.
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