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Verne Simons

Verne Simons

Senior Editor, Jp

About Me

I am an automotive writer and photographer who has dabbled in paleontology, a little gator wrasslin’, and even spent a little time as a college lecturer. I grew up in North Carolina, but spent lots of time traveling. I’ve been all over the US, as well as E (...)
Articles Verne Contributed To (310)
1983 Jeep CJ-7 - Verne’s First 4x4

1983 Jeep CJ-7 - Verne’s First 4x4

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1949 2WD Willys Pickup - Wicked Willys: Part 4

1949 2WD Willys Pickup - Wicked Willys: Part 4

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Hopping Up An AMC 360 V-8 - The Hunt For Power: Part 2

Hopping Up An AMC 360 V-8 - The Hunt For Power: Part 2

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1975 International Harvester 150 - Budget Buster

1975 International Harvester 150 - Budget Buster

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Your Jeep - January 2015

Your Jeep - January 2015

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Vintage Wheel Tech - Vintage Vault

Vintage Wheel Tech - Vintage Vault

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Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road Names 2015 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro 4×4 of the Year

Petersen’s 4-Wheel & Off-Road Names 2015 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro 4×4 of the Year

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2014 Ultimate Adventure Thanks To The Land Owners

2014 Ultimate Adventure Thanks To The Land Owners

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Hopping Up An AMC 360 V-8 - The Hunt For Power: Part 1

Hopping Up An AMC 360 V-8 - The Hunt For Power: Part 1

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Vintage Tire Tech - Vintage Vault

Vintage Tire Tech - Vintage Vault

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2014 Ultimate Adventure - Part 2

2014 Ultimate Adventure - Part 2

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The 2014 FC Roundup - Forward Thinking

The 2014 FC Roundup - Forward Thinking

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Mating the SM420 to an AMC Four-Cylinder - Granny Gearing

Mating the SM420 to an AMC Four-Cylinder - Granny Gearing

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Your Jeep - November 2014

Your Jeep - November 2014

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Straightening A Bent Dana 44 Axle - Get Bent

Straightening A Bent Dana 44 Axle - Get Bent

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Ultimate Adventure 2014 - Part 1

Ultimate Adventure 2014 - Part 1

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Off-Road Trailering - Vintage Vault

Off-Road Trailering - Vintage Vault

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Your Jeep - October 2014

Your Jeep - October 2014

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Your Jeep - September 2014

Your Jeep - September 2014

2013 Jeep Wrangler - Private JK: Part 3

2013 Jeep Wrangler - Private JK: Part 3

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My Vehicles

  • 1997 Jeep Wrangler Shrink Ray TJ 1997 Jeep Wrangler Shrink Ray TJ
  • 1978 Jeep J-10 1978 Jeep J-10
  • 1949 Willys CJ-3A 1949 Willys CJ-3A