Project MJ Update: With D-Day approaching quickly and only 3 weeks until the Petersen’s 4Wheel & Offroad Ultimate Adventure, Dave and Carter show you what the Zone Offroad crew have been busy working on. With the unibody strengthened through a combination of new plating and roll cage upgrades, the work can begin to properly set up the suspension and interior. After test fitting tires, the guys had to rework the front inner fenders, cutting into the floorboard and firewall, but who needs legroom? The winch mount is mocked up in the front and the new Warn  XP9.5 winch will be finding

Zone’s Project MJ The buildup is underway and the Zone Offroad crew is transform this plain jane ’90 Jeep Comanche into an all out trail beast. With race truck inspired design and trail rig capabilities, this MJ  will be a head turner. Upgrades include new Zone suspension, engine, drivetrain, body, lighting, and safety upgrades. With new parts ordered and many arriving as you read this, this truck will quickly  take shape over the next few days and weeks. With the location of this year’s Ultimate Adventure still unknown, Zone is building this Comanche with various components to conquer any terrain

Project MJ Update: With the clock ticking and just over 4 weeks to the Ultimate Adventure, the team worked hard last week and through part of the Memorial Day weekend to prep the Jeep for the Ultimate Adventure 2011. So far the body panels, interior, windshield, axles, suspension, bed, lots of sheet metal and most of the drivetrain have been removed. The engine is staying in for now to help mock up clearance for the new one (details to come soon). With the tear down behind us, the team is now preparing for new parts to go on the MJ. Plans

So if you don’t know by now, Zone Offroad is the Official Suspension Sponsor for the Ultimate Adventure 2011 and with that we’re building a Jeep Comanche MJ to take on the trip. While the location of the UA is kept a secret from everyone outside of the magazine staff until days prior to the event, Project MJ needs to be built to tackle any terrain Péwé and the 4Wheel & Off-Road staff may have planned. Zone Reps Dave DeVormer and Carter Reed will be taking you through the build up as Zone Offroad overhauls this 1990 Jeep MJ from a