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He's a Keeper
June Watson of Rancho Cordova, California bought this low-mileage '96 Grand Cherokee from a local dealership. Within a month, her boyfriend Matt--shown here driving the rig--convinced June to let him fix a few things. The results are impressive. A stock drivetrain gets help from a Lock-Right up front and a Trac-Lok in the rear. A Rubicon Express long-arm kit provides plenty of flex for weekend outings. An ARB front bumper houses a Warn 9,000-pound winch. Custom-built rock sliders, diff guards and half doors make this clean SUV a desirable trail rig by any standard. Currently June runs Goodyear MTR rubber. This picture was taken on the Fordyce Creek trail during California's famed Sierra Trek.
Cory Thompson from Winnabow, North Carolina demonstrates a three-wheel burnout in his '95 Chevy Z71 pickup. The stock 350 small-block gets help from a pair of Hedman headers and a throttle-body spacer. Power is sent to a built automatic transmission and out through a stock transfer case to a Dana 60 rear axle featuring a Detroit Locker and 4.10:1 gearing. The IFS front setup remains open, with 4.10:1 gears. Cory runs 39.5-inch Boggers with an unlisted suspension lift.
This '84 Toyota SR5 belongs to Navin Reddy of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It has a stock 22R four-cylinder powerplant that turns 33-inch Swampers on American Racing wheels. To clear the Swampers, Navin installed a 3-inch body lift. Who says you have to have big power to have fun in the mud?