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Off-Road Rides - Readers' Rides - September 2010

Posted in Features on September 1, 2010
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Push Me Around
Vehicle: '00 Jeep Cherokee Sport
Owner: Ross Shanoskie
Location: Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 4.0L stock engine, K&N Intake, Optima Red Top Battery
Drivetrain: Stock 8.25 Rear, Dana 30 Front, NP231 T-Case
Suspension: 2-inch Rubicon Express Suspension Lift
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Rear: Grand Cherokee disc rear, stock front
Tires/Wheels: 30x9.5 BFGoodrich All-Terrains on Stock 15-inch wheels
Interior: Sony XPlod Audio System with dual 500-watt Subs, Cobra CB Radio
Other Parts: Front and rear Class III Hitches, Light Rack by JCR Offroad with four Hella 500s, custom-made push bar for front hitch
Favorite Off-Road Area: Local mountains and abandoned mining sites

Big Ass Truck
Vehicle: Chevy Big Custom Deluxe
Owner: Brandon Tafoya
Location: Espanola, New Mexico
Engine: 454 Big Block
Drivetrain: Four-speed, 205 transfer case, Dana 44, 14-Bolt
Suspension: Rancho 6-inch lift
Steering: stock
Brakes: stock
Tires/Wheels: 39.5-inch Irok tires, 16-inch steel bead lock wheels
Interior: stock
Other Parts: Off-road lights
Favorite Off-Road Area: Local mountains and trails

Cruisin' the Keys
Vehicle: '94 GMC Yukon
Owner: Madison Starowesky and her dad
Location: Bradenton, Florida
Engine: Rebuilt 350 V-8
Drivetrain: 4L60E four-speed auto
Suspension: stock
Steering: stock
Brakes: stock
Tires/Wheels: 33-inch Maxxis Mudder tires, stock wheels
Interior: Custom rollcage, four race seats with belts, tire carrier, Line-X floor
Other Parts: Airaid intake
Favorite Off-Road Area: Cruising the beaches and dunes around Florida

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Jolly Green Giant
Vehicle: '00 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 TRD
Owner: Brian Garza
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Engine: 3.4L V-6
Drivetrain: Five-speed manual trans, 4.88 gears
Suspension: Fabtech 6-inch lift
Steering: Stock
Brakes: stock with Russell SS brake lines
Tires/Wheels: 37x12.50R15 Goodyear Wrangler MT/R, American Eagle 15x10 series 117
Interior: stock
Other Parts: 3-inch PA body lift, Flowmaster exhaust, AEM Brute Force intake, Airaid throttle body spacer
Favorite Off-Road Area: Crown King

Green Machine
Vehicle: '97 Ford F-350
Owner: Michael Johnson Jr.
Location: Springfield, Ohio
Engine: 460ci V-8
Drivetrain: 4.10 gears, Dana 60 axles, Limited slip rear, E40D, 2nd gear lockout
Suspension: Skyjacker 6-inch, Rancho shocks
Steering: stock
Brakes: stock
Tires/Wheels: 37x12.50R16 Super Swamper Irok, 16x10 American Racing
Interior: stock
Other Parts: Mile Marker manual hubs
Favorite Off-Road Area: Bring on the mud pits!

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