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Off-Road Rides - Readers' Rides - November 2010

Posted in Features on November 1, 2010
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Go Big On The Cheap
Vehicle: '97 Chevy 2500 Long-bed
Owner: christopher ovrebo
Location: fort collins, colorado
Chassis: stock front, owner built back half tubular frame
Engine: 5.7l vortec v-8
Drivetrain: 480le, ford 9-inch, 4.88 gears, lock right powertrax locker
Suspension: owner built tubular equal length kingpin i-beams, king shocks, foa bump stops. Owner built rear three-link with king coilovers, bilstein shocks, foa bump stops
Steering: owner built crossover
Brakes: abs deleted. Front e-150, rear gm half-ton
Tires/wheels: wheels found in a junkyard, 35-inch tires found on ebay
Interior: full rollcage, five-point belts with stock seats
Other parts: kragen hid lamps, dual exhaust, dual spare tires, fuel cell, dual factory tranny coolers
Favorite off-road area: Anywhere he can have fun with his truck

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The Trail Master
Vehicle: '97 Toyota T100
Owner: ramon g. Villagomez and brenna cabrera
Location: saipan, northern mariana islands
Chassis: stock
Engine: 3.4l v-6, k&n intake, flowmaster exhaust
Drivetrain: stock
Suspension: trailmaster 4-inch kit, pro comp es3000 shocks, 1.5-inch ball joint spacer
Steering: rancho single steering stabilizer
Brakes: stock
Tires/wheels: mickey thompson 15x12 wheels, 33x12.50r15 kumho mt tires
Interior: stock
Other parts: hid headlights, precision grille, hella driving lights, customer rear bumper and spare tire carrier
Favorite off-road area: ever Green Hills

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Happy Anniversary
Vehicle: '96 Jeep Cherokee
Owner: drian dahlberg
Location: rousemount, minnesota
Chassis: tnt modified
Engine: 4.0l i-6, h.o. Headers, bored throttle body, flowmaster muffler
Drivetrain: np231, built dana 30, ford 8.8, tnt truss, front and rear lockers, 4.56 gears
Suspension: modified rubicon express 5.5 extreme duty kit
Steering: iron rock off-road
Brakes: stock front, ford rear disc
Tires/wheels: 15-inch black rock soft 8 wheels, 33x12.50 interco mt tires
Interior: stock
Other parts: optima yellow top battery, custom front bumper, warn m8000 winch, c4x4 rear bumper, c4x4 rock rails, safari snorkel, skid row protection, hella lights
Favorite off-road area: iron range OHV Park in Gilbert, Minnesota

Colorado Custom
Vehicle: '06 Chevy Colorado Z71 4x4
Owner: josh meeks
Location: corinth, missouri
Chassis: stock
Engine: 3.5l doch vortec v-6
Drivetrain: stock
Suspension: torsion keys lifted in front, longer shackles in rear
Steering: stock
Brakes: stock
Tires/wheels: 15-inch dick cepek wheels, 32x11.50r15 kumho kl71 road venture tires
Interior: stock
Other parts: 6000k hid headlights, pioneer audio, spray-in bedliner, k&n filter, air aid tbs, hypertech max energy programmer
Favorite off-road area: dry creek in pickwick, tennessee

Tow Mater
Vehicle: '86 Ford F250
Owner: david vissers ii
Location: unknown
Chassis: stock
Engine: 351 windsor v-8
Drivetrain: c6 transmission
Suspension: stock
Steering: stock
Brakes: stock
Tires/wheels: stock
Interior: stock
Other parts: stock
Favorite off-road area: running around local hills helping off-road friends get out of trouble

Good Looking GMC
Vehicle: '01 GMC Sierra 1500
Owner: phillip boswell
Location: old hickory, tennessee
Chassis: stock
Engine: 5.7l vortec v-8
Drivetrain: stock
Suspension: 3-inch body lift, 3-inch torsion keys
Steering: stock
Brakes: stock
Tires/wheels: 20x12 fuel hostage wheels, 35x12.50r20 nitto mud grappler tires
Interior: stock
Other parts: custom paint matched grille
Favorite off-road area: local hills and mountains OR

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