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Off-Road Rides - May 2013

Posted in Features on May 1, 2013
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Super Slickrock Ranger

Vehicle: 1995 Ford Ranger 4x4
Owner: Michael Arthur Long
Location: The 909!
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 4.0L V-6 with K&N cold-air intake, soon to have a 5.0L HO V-8
Drivetrain: 4R55E automatic with B&M transmission cooler, Borg-Warner 1354 T-case, Dana 44 TTB front differential, 8.8-Inch rear differential, 3.55 gears
Suspension: Giant Motor-sports Dana 44 Twin Traction Beam conversion, 11 inches wider overall, Bilstein 7100 shocks, 18 inches of travel in front, Deaver springs in the rear with Giant Motorsports mounts and shackles with an 8.8 axle out of a fullsize Bronco, Bilstein 7100 shocks in the rear, 20 inches of travel in the rear
Steering: Stock steering out of a Bronco
Brakes: EBC slotted and dimpled rotors, EBC Yellow Stuff brake pads
Tires/wheels: 32x11.5R15 BFGoodrich All-Terrain tires on 15-inch stock Bronco wheels in front, 32x11.5R15 Super Swamper Radial SSR tires on 15-inch black steel wheels in rear
Interior: Incredibly comfortable, welcoming interior with meticulously maintained factory cloth bucket seats, onboard power inverter
Other Parts: Glassworks Unlimited fiberglass fenders, set up for flat towing behind a motorhome, dual bed-mounted Optima Red Top batteries, tailgate delete awesomeness
Favorite Off-Road Area: Ocotillo Wells, California

Secret Squirrel

Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Ram 2500
Owner: Grady Rolin
Location: Fairbanks, Alaska
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 5.9L 24-valve Cummins Turbo Diesel
Drivetrain: 47RE automatic transmission, NP241DLD T-case, Dana 60 front differential, Dana 70 rear differential
Suspension: Stock Steering: Stock Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: 35-inch Cooper Discover STTs siped for winter driving mounted on 15-inch steel wheels
Interior: Stock
Other Parts: Raptor lift pump, Superchips Flashpaq, BHAF air filter, Hella Black Magic driving lights, 75-gallon external fuel tank, straight exhaust, Krylon touch paintjob.
Favorite Off-Road Area: Any place away from civilization

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