Click for Coverage
  • JP Magazine
  • Dirt Sports + Off-Road
  • 4-Wheel & Off-Road
  • Four Wheeler

Off-Road Readers' Rides - July 2012

Posted in Features on July 1, 2012 Comment (0)
Share this

Editor's Note: Wanna see your rig here? Snap a photo of it in action, type up your vehicle specs, then email everything to a_jimenez30@yahoo.com or rides@off-roadweb.com.


Long-Travel Toy

Vehicle: 1984 Toyota Extra cab Pickup
Owner: Jeff Cremeans
Location: Santee, California
Chassis: Stock with full ’cage front to rear
Engine: 22RE, LC Engineering cold-air intake, Hedman Header
Drivetrain: Stock five-speed manual, 8-inch Toyota rear
Suspension: Duffco Long-Travel kit with uniball uppers, 8-inch stroke 2.5 Sway-A-Way coilovers, Duffco spindles and strut-frame, 62-inch Deavers with Total Chaos 12-inch rear shackles, 18-inch stroke 2.5 Sway-A-Way piggy-back reservoirs
Steering: Duffco heim steering
Brakes: Stock
Tires/wheels: 33x10.5R15 BF Goodrich A/Ts on 15x8-inch American Racing Teflon coated wheels
Interior: PRP seats up front and a baby Beard in the extra cab, Perry’s Fab N Fiber OEM mid size dash, Lowrance GPS, Auto Meter Phantom gauges, ICOM V-8000 Race Radio
Favorite Off-Road Area: Ocotillo Wells


?>

Supercharged Bowtie

Vehicle: 2009 Chevy Suburban Z71
Owner: Robert Carrillo
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 5.3L V-8, Vortech Twin-Screw Supercharger, K&N air filter, Magnaflow Exhaust with 4-inch black exhaust tip
Drivetrain: 4L80E, NQF T-case, IFS front differential, 10-Bolt rear
Suspension: 6-inch Fabtech lift with Dirt Logic coilovers
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 35x12.5R20 Toyo Open Country Mud Terrains on 20-inch BMF SOTA wheels
Interior: DVD and Navigation system, black leather interior
Favorite Off-Road Area: Deserts around Las Vegas and Mt. Potosi Canyon


Sand Dunes XJ

Vehicle: 1989 4X4 Jeep Cherokee
Owner: Braulio “Dude” Sanchez
Location: San Luis, Arizona
Chassis: Unibody
Engine: 4.0L inline-6, K&N Cold Air Intake, Rusty’s Off Road throttle body spacer, ported and polished cylinder head
Drivetrain: Stock
Suspension: Rancho RS5000 shocks
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 31X12.5R15 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain KM2s on 15-inch alloy wheels
Interior: B&M shifter
Other Parts: Aluminum radiator, electric fans, Hannemann fiberglass front fenders and bedsides
Favorite Off-Road Area: El Golfo De Santa Clara in Sonora, Mexico, Imperial Sand Dunes, and my back yard!

?>

Arizona Bomber

Vehicle: 1992 Toyota Pickup
Owner: Jesus Rivas
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Chassis: Reinforced frame at pitman and idler arm
Engine: 3.0L V-6 for now until it blows up (may take a minute) cold-air intake, flowmaster exhaust
Drivetrain: Five speed manual, RF1A T-case, 8-inch IFS front, 8-inch Toyota rear, 4.56 gears
Suspension: Blazeland long travel kit with T100 front CV axles, 4-inch Pro Comp drop bracket lift, Sway-A-Way 2.5 coilovers with dual rate Eibach springs, custom shock hoops and brace over engine, poly bumpstops, stock rear springs, Bilstein shocks, 2-inch block
Steering: Blazeland extended tie-rods
Brakes: Stock, not upgraded—want to go faster not slower!
Tires/Wheels: 33X12.50R15 General Grabbers Red Labels, 15x10-inch aluminum wheels Interior: Sony head unit, Rockford Fosgate subwoofer
Other Parts: Fiberglass fenders and bedsides, custom front and rear bumpers, HID headlight conversion
Favorite Off-Road Area: anywhere I can mob through the dirt!


?>

Mega Cab Mudder

Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Megacab
Owner: Mark Watson
Location: Oceanside, California
Chassis: Stock 2500 frame
Engine: 5.7L HEMI V-8, Superchips programmer, Airaid Cold Air Intake with throttle body spacer, Banks monster exhaust system
Drivetrain: G2 4.56 gears with Mag Hytec differential covers
Suspension: 6-inch suspension lift with Bilstein shocks and 3-inch body lift
Steering: Stock
Brakes: EBC Brakes
Tires/Wheels: 37X13.50R17 Toyo Open Country Mud Terrains on 17-inch Mickey Thompson Classic lock wheels
Interior: Two 10-inch subwoofers
Other Parts: KC Day Lighters, RECON cab roof lights, big rig running lights, tail lights, and tailgate light bar, ranch hand rear bumper and grill guard, Firestone Ride-Rite airbags, Kleinn’s triple horn kit with onboard air system
Favorite Off-Road Area: Anyplace with mud!


Classic K20

Vehicle: 1978 Chevy K20 Pick-Up
Owners: Beth and Bryan Powers
Location: Columbus, Indiana
Chassis: Stock 3/4-ton
Engine: 350ci V-8, long tube headers, 2.5-inch exhaust with Flowmaster 40 series mufflers, K&N Air Filter, Accel distributor and coil
Drivetrain: SM465 four-speed manual, NP205 T-case, Corporate 10-Bolt front, Corporate 14-Bolt rear, 4.10 gears
Suspension: 4-inch suspension lift, 3-inch body lift
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock 3/4-ton
Tires/Wheels: 36X15.50R20 Mickey Thompson MTZs on 20x10-inch Ultra Goliath wheels
Interior: Leather seats from mid 90’s Suburban
Favorite Off-Road Area: Lucky enough to have 11 acres behind our house to go wheeling on!

?>

Comments

We've got videos! From mud to the beach, we have more coverage than most of the girls we shoot. Enjoy our dirt every day lifestyle and motto! Let's Go Watch The Videos!

Connect With Us

Newsletter Sign Up

Subscribe to the Magazine

Sponsored Links