Step By Step
21-year-old Alysha Hammack from Palm Bay, Florida, loves to bring her pink ’83 Ford Bronco, Sprinkles, to all the local events with the Mud Hunny crew. A 6-inch suspension lift and 38-inch tires are all she needs to tear up the mud at MudJam and Mudfest.
An ’85 6.2 non-turbo diesel engine has replaced the factory powerplant in Barry Tice’s ’93 Chevrolet S-10. The factory frontend has been removed for a straight axle conversion. A four-speed transmission and a 208 transfer case turn the 38/12.50.15 Super Swamper TSL tires. A 3-inch dual exhaust exits with some stainless steel stacks.
Patrick Smith from Lantana, Florida, has built this buggy on an ’87 Jeep YJ frame utilizing a four-link suspension on 2 1/2-ton Rockwell axles. The 514ci Chevy big-block from a Caddy has plenty of power to turn the PlanB-Fab wheels and 16.9x24 Titan tires.
Jimmy J sent this picture of his menacing ’91 Chevy Z71 off-road edition. The truck rides on a set of 46-inch Michelin tires, and when it’s not on the street it’s always in the mud.
This is one killer-looking ’77 Ford F-150, owned by Allie Bosak from West Middlesex, Pennsylvania. It is powered by a 460ci Ford motor bored 0.060 over with a set of Dove heads. The C6 transmission is mated to a 205 transfer case and a divorced 2 1/2-ton military case. The 2 1/2-ton Rockwells with welded gears front and rear are attached with leaf springs in the rear and a four-link system up front. 44-inch Super Swampers with 18.4x26 V-treads get this rig through deep mud. Allie is proud to say she has paid for everything on her rig and she knows how to run it at Yankee Lake!
Sour Diesel is the name of Jeff Swatkowski’s custom-built four-linked and airbag suspension swamp buggy that’s powered by a CAT Diesel engine. An SCS transfer case and 5-ton axles get this rig through Jacksonville, Florida, woods on a set of 23.1x34 R2 tires.
Timothy Morton from Sulphur Springs, Indiana, is a huge fan and follows us on Facebook. He sent in this picture of him tearing up the mud in his custom ATV at the Sulpher Springs Mud Bog.
Check out Josh Bradley’s ’77 International Scout with 2 1/2-ton axles, 14.9x24 tires, and a CRE Performance–built 496ci Chevy big-block. The Custom Truck Shop in Fort Pierce, Florida, fabricated the four-link suspension and the front and rear pinion brakes, designed the rollcage, and performed the installation.
John Boston‘s ’02 GMC Sierra started out as a 4.3ci V-6 2x4 factory vehicle. Once a custom 27-inch lift was designed and installed, the 44-inch tires were bolted to the truck’s new Dana 60 axles. A hydraulic steering system controls the direction of travel, and a stripper pole mounted in the bed keeps the party going. John loves to play in the mud, and he will take any tug-o-war challenge. Check out this truck at Redneck Yacht Club or on local roads since it’s his daily driver!
This ’04 Ford F-150 FX4 has been four-linked on 2 1/2-ton axles with 18-inch FOA coilovers. Justin Collins built his rig to ride on 14.9 BKT 171 tires wrapped around custom PlanB-Fab wheels.
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