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Off-Road Readers' Rides - August 2012

1986 Chevy K10 4x4
Posted August 1, 2012

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Aired-Out Chevy

Vehicle: 1986 Chevy K10 4x4
Owner: Chuy Nava
Location: El Paso, Texas
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 305ci V-8 with more than 200,000 miles
Drivetrain: 700R4, NP208 T-case, Dana 44 front with open differential, 10-Bolt rear with limited slip differential, 3.73 gears
Suspension: 4-inch-lift leaf springs all around, dual front shocks
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 33x12.50R15 BFGoodrich All Terrains on 15x10 Eagle Alloy wheels
Interior: Stock
Favorite Off-Road Area: Red Sands near El Paso, Texas.

White Lightning

Vehicle: 1984 Ford Bronco
Owners: Michael Liakos
Location: Simi Valley, California
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 351W V-8, shorty headers
Drivetrain: C6 transmission, NP 208 T-case, TTB Dana 44 front, Ford 9-inch rear
Suspension: 2-inch over Dana 44 front beams, Solo Motorsports radius arms, 17-inch Bilstein 9100 coilovers with ACVs, 3-inch wide National springs reworked by Deaver, 12-inch Bilstein 9300 smooth body shocks
Steering: Giant Motorsports WIT single swing steering
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 35x12.50R15 BF Goodrich All Terrains on stock 15-inch 10-hole forged aluminum Alcoas
Interior: 1.75-inch DOM roll cage, PRP suspension seats, Crow harnesses, Lowrance 7-inch black and white GPS, Race Radio, Intercom
Favorite Off-Road Area: The Mojave Desert
Other: Photo credit goes to Elliott Strickler AKA DW Photo

Hungry for Mud!

Vehicle: 1994 Ford F-350 4X4
Owner: Cornelius Bartholomew
Location: Northridge, California
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 7.5L V-8, Flowmaster 50 Series muffler
Drivetrain: E4OD automatic, BW1356 T-case, Dana 60 front with Warn hubs, Sterling 10.25 limited slip rear
Suspension: Rancho shocks
Steering: Stock
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 33X12.50R16 BFGoodrich All-Terrains on 16-inch American Racing Outlaw II wheels
Interior: Camouflage leaf seat covers, rear seat delete, Cobra CB with PA system
Other Parts: Dual fuel tanks, four LED brake lights mounted on camper, Chevy Suburban clearance lights
Favorite Off-Road Area: Hungry Valley in Gorman and anywhere there’s mud, just not too much!

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