American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) to Dress Up New Jeep Wrangler (JK) for Detroit Red Wings Promotions

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The premier Jeep aftermarket supplier American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) has outfitted a 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with its Expedition package for the Detroit Red Wings. The Red Patrol Jeep will appear at every Red Wings home game during the 2007-08 season, as well as at a variety of Red Wings promotional events.

Facing off for another season as one of the most storied franchises in professional sports, the Detroit Red Wings will hit the trail in one of the coolest Jeeps on the planet. The truck will get its game face on with help from the boys at the red-hot Jeep aftermarket supplier American Expedition Vehicles (AEV).

AEV and Shuman Chrysler Jeep, both of Walled Lake, Michigan, are building a custom Red Wings Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for the club's use throughout the season.

AEV also has a Missoula, MT facility and is known as a premier supplier of aftermarket parts and conversion vehicles to the dedicated Jeep consumer. The firm designs and manufactures a variety of aftermarket parts for the popular new Jeep JK Wrangler.

The Red Patrol Jeep will be outfitted with AEV's Expedition and Appearance packages, to include:

  •     AEV Winch Mount Front Bumper (the only stamped, heavy-gauge steel bumper in the aftermarket)
  •     AEV Heat Reduction Hood
  •     AEV Front Skidplate and Tow Loops
  •     AEV 17-inch Silver Non-Beadlock Wheels
  •     AEV-tuned 4-inch suspension lift with remote reservoir shocks
  •     AEV Appearance Package with color-matched flares, bumper, hardtop and corner guards
  •     Custom paint in Red Wing Red, along with iconic Winged Wheel graphics
  •     37-inch BF Goodrich KM2 Mud Terrain Tires
  •     Warn 9.5ti Thermometric Self-Recovery Winch
  •      IPF 900XSD Off Road Lights

The Red Wings will show their Red Patrol Jeep outside the Gordie Howe Entrance to Joe Louis Arena before every home game this season. At select games the Jeep will circle the famed Joe Louis ice surface between periods. The vehicle will also appear at dealerships and promotional events throughout the season.

AEV has won four Chrysler Design Excellence Awards for its innovative and high-quality stamped steel aftermarket parts for Jeeps. AEV provides a whole line of JK Wrangler parts, sold separately, in package combinations, or custom-built to order. The AEV Brute conversion turns a TJ Wrangler into a pickup that has electrified the off-road and Jeep communities.

For more information, visit the AEV website at


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