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1997 Jeep TJ Wrangler - Red The Land-Use War Machine Red

Posted in Features on September 1, 2012
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Del and Stacie Albright, full-time career professional land-use-and-access advocates, work as Team Albright, where freedom rules and land access is job No. 1.

Del is a 30-year veteran outdoor writer and photographer, specializing in public land use and access, with his first article appearing in the early 1980s for the National Rifle Association magazine American Hunter. He has served as an ambassador for the BlueRibbon Coalition for the last 10 years. He holds a B.S. degree in forestry and a master’s in environmental planning. If that weren’t enough, he has 14 years of assorted military experience to his credit, attaining the rank of major in the U.S. Army while serving in Special Forces (Del was a Green Beret).

Stacie is an avid land use activist who has served as the ad sales rep for BlueRibbon Coalition and now does full-time marketing and social networking for Team Albright, while helping to fight for trails and freedom. Stacie is the mother of two, with her son Ryan currently serving in the U.S. Army, who, at the time of this writing, is deploying overseas for his second tour.

Team Albright needs to be able to travel the backcountry in a competent 4x4. They also use the 4x4 to represent themselves (and us) at events throughout North America. The 4x4 of choice is Red, a 1997 Jeep TJ Wrangler that’s chock full of everything needed to make it a formidable trail rig and great vehicle to attract attention to Team Albright and their land-access efforts.

Del and Stacie look good in the backcountry.

Check out the photos and captions for more on Red, the Land Use War Machine.

Moreover, thank you, Del and Stacie, for the hard work you do for us, the off-roading community!


Del Albright
Ambassador, BlueRibbon Coalition

Vehicle: 1997 Jeep TJ Wrangler
Owner/Hometown: Del Albright/Mokelumne Hill, California
Engine: 4.0L I-6
Induction: MPFI
Transmission: AX-15 5-speed manual
Transfer case/low range ratio: Advance Adapters Atlas/5:1
Front end: Currie Enterprises Dana 44
Rear end: Currie Enterprises Ford 9-inch
Ring and Pinion: 4.88
Front Differential: ARB Air Locker
Rear Differential: ARB Air Locker
Suspension: T&T Customs Rock-Tek long arm
Tires: LT37x12.50R17 BFGoodrich KM2 Mud Terrain
Wheels/Backspacing: 17x8.5 Raceline Monster Beadlock wheels/4.75 inches

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