"Road Kill" is all-homemade, from the 15/8 x 0.120-wall tubing and bodywork, to the custom 30-gallon fuel tank, to the 24x12 double beadlocks enveloped by the 52-inch West Lake tractor tires. Light Force Striker 170s provide illumination for night wheeling, and a Warn M12000 is on call for extraction duties."Road Kill" is all-homemade, from the 15/8 x 0.120-wall tubing and bodywork, to the custom Dave Green is one tough guy. A too-close encounter with a Sawzall in camp found Dave in the emergency room at Hollister General, sporting 32 stitches in his left hand a day before the start of TTC. Unfazed, the Red Deer, Alberta, resident shook off the pain and was ready to compete the next day. Dave's "Road Kill" buggy is an intriguing combination of a stock Dodge diesel powertrain, a custom suspension, 2 1/2-ton running gear, and major-mud agricultural tires. SpecificationsOwner name/city: Dave Green, Red Deer, Alberta, CanadaOccupation: Rig-up foreman, Victory Rig EquipmentVehicle model: 2004 homemade tube buggyEstimated value: $80,000Engine/aspiration: 5.9L Cummins B turbodiesel I-6, Flowmaster mufflerTransmission: NV4500Transfer case: Twin-stick NP205Suspension (f/r): 4-link, 16-in-travel King coilovers/4-link, 16-in-travel King coilovers; 6061/7075 aluminum upper/lower link bars; Evo Heim jointsAxles (f/r): 2 1/2-ton Rockwell, Detroit Locker/2 1/2-ton Rockwell, welded spiders; 16-spline Ouverson shafts, Fabworks custom driveshafts; WIlwood brakes; rear steerAxle ratio: 6.72:1Wheels: 24x12 homemade double-beadlocksTires: 16.9/24-52 West Lake CB 538 agricultural The Road Kill rearend comprises a 2 1/2-ton Rockwell turning Ouverson shafts, with welded 6.72:1s spun by a Fabworx driveshaft via a twin-stick 205 transfer case. The custom aluminum four-link works in tandem with the King coilovers to deliver 16 inches of travel, and is Evo Heim-jointed everywhere.The Road Kill rearend comprises a 2 1/2-ton Rockwell turning Ouverson shafts, with welded Long on function, short on frills, the Road Kill interior is strictly business. A pair of Corbeau racing seats in front and RCI seats in the back are equipped with RCI harnesses. A trio of Auto Gages monitor oil, temp, and voltage, and controls for the rear steer and twin-stick 205 'case are within easy reach of the driver.Long on function, short on frills, the Road Kill interior is strictly business. A pair of Up front, another Ouverson-shafted Rockwell axle spins 6.72:1 gears and houses a Detroit Locker. The aluminum four-link, with 6061 upper and 7075 lower control arms, is assisted by 2 1/2-inch King coilovers with remote reservoirs, and King jounce shocks and limiting straps help control compression and rebound.Up front, another Ouverson-shafted Rockwell axle spins 6.72:1 gears and houses a Detroit L If it looks bone-stock, that's because, well, it is. The reliable 5.9L Cummins turbodiesel B-motor has been left largely unmolested, though a 4-inch exhaust improves aspiration, and a Painless harness, 150-amp alternator, and Optima RedTop help ensure there's plenty of current underhood to power the engine and various ancillaries.If it looks bone-stock, that's because, well, it is. The reliable 5.9L Cummins turbodiesel By Douglas McColloch Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!