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Off-Road Readers' Rides - November 2011

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Off-Road Readers' Rides - November 2011

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Want to see your off-road ride in OFF-ROAD Rides? Take a snap shot and mail it to:

OFF-ROAD Rides
1733 Alton Parkway, Ste. 100
Irvine, CA 92606

Please include the following information with your truck submission:
Vehicle
Owner
Location
Chassis
Engine
Drivetrain
Suspension
Steering
Brakes
Tires/wheels
Interior
Other Parts
Favorite Off-Road Area


You Name It and I’ll Get There

Vehicle: ’07 GMC Sierra 4x4
Owner: Brian Billiard
Location: Orcutt, California
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 5.3L V-8, Mac air intake, Magnaflow exhaust
Drivetrain: Stock
Suspension: Fox 2.0 remote-reservoir shocks front, Fox 2.0 emulsion shocks rear
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 285/70R17 BFG ATKO, Black Rock wheels
Interior: 12-inch Sony subwoofer and amp
Other parts: Dixon Brothers built both front and rear bumpers, full tire carrier, Rhino liner, HID headlamps
Favorite off-road area: Las Vegas desert, Pismo Dunes, Gorman OHV Area


All Jacked Up

Vehicle: ’97 Chevy S-10
Owner: Lauren Starling
Location: Winterville, North Carolina
Chassis: Custom solid-axle swap
Engine: 4.3L V-6
Drivetrain: 4.11 gears
Suspension: Custom 10-inch suspension lift
Steering: Stock with stabilizer
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 38.5x13.50 Thornbird tires on 15x10 Mickey Thompson Classic wheels
Interior: Pink pear with Mossy Oak
Other parts: Custom front bull bar, K&N intake, back-up camera, Autotek audio
Favorite off-road area: “Wherever I can follow the boys around and show them up.”


Rolling the Keys

Vehicle: ’05 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab
Owner: Andrew Berry
Location: Panama City, Florida
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 2.7L, cold-air intake system
Drivetrain: Stock five-speed
Suspension: Leveling kit, custom leaf bushings to kill Toyota squeak
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 285/70R17 Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ, American Racing Wheels 17x8
Interior: Custom Ipod dock, hard-wired inverter
Other parts: Future plans include long travel suspension with expo build, Land Cruiser 3.0L diesel engine, snorkel, bed rack for roof top tent, tube bumpers and sliders
Favorite off-road area: “I have since moved to England and currently I love spending time in the Greenlanes of Suffolk in the southeast U.K.”

You’re My Boy, Blue

Vehicle: ’98 Dodge Ram 1500
Owner: Anthony French
Location: Schurz, Nevada
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 318ci V-8 with Pacesetter shortie headers and Flowmaster exhaust, MSD Blaster coil
Drivetrain: Rebuilt Chrysler 9.25
Suspension: 2.5-inch Rough Country Leveling Kit
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 33-inch Dunlop Mud Rovers on 15x10 steel wheels
Interior: Custom black and grey
Other parts: Sony CD player
Favorite off-road area: “Anywhere me and the infamous Mayhem Motorsports boys can get!”


No Problems

Vehicle: ’10 Polaris RZR
Owner: Andy Schultz
Location: Marcell, Minnesota
Chassis: Stock, Polaris skidplate
Engine: 800cc EFI H.O. twin-cylinder
Drivetrain: Final shaft driven, on-demand AWD
Suspension: Independent double A-arm
Steering: Non-power steering
Brakes: Hydraulic disc with dual bore front calipers, hydraulic disc with dual-piston rear calipers
Tires/Wheels: 26-inch ITP Mud Lite XL tires, 12-inch Black SS wheels
Interior: Bucket seats, sport steering wheels, Oh-shit bar
Other parts: Top speed of 63 mph, 0-35 in 3.9 seconds
Favorite off-road area: Spider Lake ORV Recreational Park in Marcell, Minnesota


Not for Sale

Vehicle: ’84 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler
Owner: Armando Gaytan
Location: Round Rock, Texas
Chassis: Custom 2x4x3/16-inch steel rectangular tube frame, Bertha high-clearance body mounts from SWAG Off-Road, aluminum 1-inch body spacers,1x1-inch square tubing framework for transmission mount with detachable 1/4-inch steel plate
Engine: AMC 360 replaced the tire inline-six (engine), Flowmaster dual exhaust by Muffin Muffler
Drivetrain: Chevy Dana 60 with Warn hubs, GM 14-Bolt rear, Detroit lockers, two-speed Stak T-case, 5.44:1 ratio gears, 23-spline axles, 1410 yoke, hydro clutch conversion kit from Parts Mike
Suspension: Custom three-link in front and four-link in rear. Fox 2.5x12 coilovers, front sway bar kit from TK1 Racing
Steering: PSC Motorsports hydro assist steering ram and hi-flow P-pump with OE reservoir. Rebuilt, drilled and tapped OE steering box by West Texas Off-Road. Wagoneer pitman arm from BJ’s Off-Road. Borgeson steering shaft assembly.
Brakes: Custom disc brakes and lines all around
Tires/Wheels: 39.5x16.50R17 Pitbull Rocker tires, 17x10 polished aluminum American Eagle wheels
Interior: Corbeau seats, Smittybuilt center console, Auto Meter gauges, Grant steering wheel, Grote dome light
Other parts: Custom eight-point cage by Cactus Custom Metals, 17-gallon RCI fuel tank with dual pickups and plumbing, Optima RedTop battery, Daystar bumpstops, Warn 9500 winch in front with synthetic rope and Warn 8000 winch rear.
Favorite off-road area: Texana Off-Road Ranch and Hidden Falls Adventure Park. Member of Scrambler’s Owners Association and Austin Jeep Exclusive.

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