C-clip axles have been trying to run trails for years and keep falling out at inopportune times. You see, if you break an axleshaft that is held in with a little C-clip it will slide right on out. We've seen lots of trail fixes for these and even a product known as the Trip Saver (www.tanktough. com) that is carried along to replace the axle and help you limp home. This photo shows how an ingenious reader used a wall from a kid's plastic playhouse and a bunch of rope to get the Jeep off the trail. We're not sure how he came across a plastic playhouse in the woods. O
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