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November 2009 Off-Road Rides

1992 Toyota 4runer
Agustin Jimenez
| Staff Editor
Posted November 1, 2009

Off-Road Rides

Slick Rock Crawlin' Toy
Vehicle:
1992 Toyota 4runner
Owner: Bill Springer of Montana
Chassis: Stock - one owner, 250,000+ miles
Engine: '96 Vortec 350ci V-8
Drivetrain: 700R4, Klune 2.72, Atlas II 3.8 T-case
Suspension: Custom long-arm rear, solid axle swap front with Alcan custom leaves and custom traction bar
Steering: Ported Toyota steering box, Ram assist, OTT high steer arms
Brakes: 4 wheel discs, front rotors drilled
Tires/wheels: 39.5-inch Red Label Krawlers / Walker Evans Beadlocks
Interior: Digital Dash, custom console, AC works without overheating!
Other Parts: Narrowed Dana 60 front, Corp 14-Bolt rear with dually hubs, 5.38 gears, ARB's, Full size spare inside.
Favorite Off-Road Area: Moab, Rexburg and Deadwood

Trail Clawin' TJ
Vehicle:
2000 Jeep TJ
Owner: Nate Niemczyk
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 4.0L I6, Brute Force throttle body spacer, Banks header and exhaust
Drivetrain: Auto Trans,'03 Rubicon Dana 44 axle with factory air locker, 8.8-inch rear end with Detroit Locker, 4.56 gears, Solid Differential covers
Suspension: 5.5-inch Rubicon Express Long Arm Lift, JKS Quick Disconnect sway bars
Steering: Currie HD steering linkage
Brakes: Stock
Tires/wheels: 37-inch Goodyear Wrangler MTRs / 15-inch steel black wheels
Interior: Rhino Lined, CB Radio, Pioneer head unit, Polk audio speakers
Other parts: Poison Spyder fenders and rock sliders, Warn 9.5 winch, Warn front and rear bumpers, full-size tire carrier, High-Lift jack, KC Daylighter rock lights
Favorite Off-Road Area: Zion Off-Road in Gwinnett, Georgia

Lone Star Ram
Vehicle:
1996 Dodge Ram 1500
Owner: James Barragan
Chassis: Stock Ram
Engine: 360ci V-8
Drivetrain: 46RE automatic with shift kit and high stall torque converter, NP231HD T-case, Dana 44 front, 9.25 rear with locker and 4.56 gears
Suspension: Rancho 3-inch lift, 3-inch body lift
Steering: Rancho steering stabilizer shock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/wheels: 35-inch BFGoodrich MudTerrains
Interior: Cobra CB
Other Parts: Jet Chip, K&N air filter, Power Aid throttle body spacer, headers, Flowmaster exhaust, MSD ignition, coil, and wires, under drive pulleys, cowl induction hood
Favorite Off-Road Area: Red Sands and the SAC

Rock Rash Hunt
Vehicle:
1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ
Owner: Clayton Hunt of Carmel, NY
Chassis: Stock framerails
Engine: '03 5.3L LM7 V-8 Chevy, ECU re-flashed for 325 HP, Sanderson Headers with 2.5-inch collectors and 3-inch exhaust with Magnaflow muffler.
Drivetrain: TH350 with manual valvebody, Atlas II 4.3:1 T-case, Tera CRD60 high pinion front, Dodge Kingpin Knuckles, ARB air locker, Warn Premium hubs, Dana 60 rear, spool, Tera HD diff. cover, Teraflex axle bridge truss, 5.13 gears
Suspension: Wrangler Unlimited TeraFlex long arm LCG, Rear coil buckets moved back 11 inches for a 104-inch wheel base, 3-inch suspension lift, TeraFlex Dual Rate S/T swaybar, BTF coil mounting kit, Custom three-link, TeraFlex Belly-Up 1/4-inch T-case skid plate, A-Z Fab Custom engine and trans. skid, Fox air bumps front and rear.
Steering: Full hydraulic steering
Brakes: Disc brakes, Dodge 1-ton master cylinder, twin two-handle CNC cutting brakes for control of all four corners
Tires/wheels: 40x13.50-17 Maxxis Creepy Crawlers with custom tire siping / 17x9 Cragar Soft 8 steel black wheels, Staun internal beadlocks
Interior: Corbeau Ultra SS seats, RCI seat harnesses, Bestop Super Top with soft doors and Bikini Top, AutoMeter white face Hotrod-style gauges, Art Carr shifter
Other Parts: SPAL trans. cooler, Advanced Adaptors extra capacity aluminum tranny pan, Alliance Metal Works 15-gallon fuel cell behind the rear seat, Napa P5000 pump, BTF Crusher Corner Comp Cut rear quarter panels with LED brake lights and rocker protection, Highline hood, Ben Hank's Racing custom front fenders and six-point roll cage tied to the frame, BTF front bumper with D-rings, Warn M8000 winch
Favorite Off-Road Area: Moab, UT and southern Arizona

Brush-Busting F-150
Vehicle:
2007 Ford F-150 Super Crew Lariat 4X4
Owner: Tommy Pichardo of Kingman, AZ
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 5.4L V-8
Drivetrain: 4R70W
Suspension: Fabtech 6-inch lift, Dirt Logic 2.5 coilovers in front, ProComp MX6R remote reservoir in the rear.
Steering: Ford rack and pinion with Moog tie rod ends.
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 35X12.50R20 Toyo Open Country Mud Terrain / 20-inch Lexani Krane off-road powder coated wheels.
Interior: Factory Ford black leather with Invision independent DVD players in the headrest, stock moon roof
Other Parts: Amp Research power running boards, blacked out tail and headlights, Line-X in the bed
Favorite Off-Road Area: Anywhere and everywhere!

Beached Super Duty
Vehicle:
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4
Owner: Randy Lowman of Pensacola, FL
Chassis: Stock ladder frame full of sand
Engine: 6.0L Power Stroke V-8
Drivetrain: Stock FX4
Suspension: Stock Rancho suspension
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/wheels: Stock, not big enough
Interior: Stock FX4
Other Parts: Hypertech Max Energy programmer
Favorite Off-Road Area: Beach sand

Blacked Out Rodeo
Vehicle:
1998 Isuzu Rodeo
Owner: Brandon Turner
Chassis: Stock
Engine: Isuzu 3.2L V-6
Drivetrain: Stock 4.10 gears, ARB Air Locker
Suspension: 3-inch OME lift w/ Calmini shocks<
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/wheels: 32-inch Nitto Terra Grappler / 16x7 Cragar Soft 8 steel black wheels
Interior: Stock
Other Parts: N/A
Favorite Off-Road Area: N/A

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