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Posted in Features on November 1, 2004 Comment (0)
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Goth Thing
Vehicle: '90 Land Rover Discovery 200TDI Owner: Gerard "Gez" Brooks, Wales, United Kingdom Tires: 235x70-16 BFG A/Ts WHEELS: 16-inch Rover Vogue alloys sUSPENSION: Bearmach springs, Wizard's 1-inch spring spacers, Pro Comp ES9000 shocks Drivetrain: 2.5L TDI diesel, manual tranny PERFORMANCE MODS: Fuel pump modified, dual Optima red-top batteries OTHER DOODADS: Garmin Street Pilot GPS, 80-channel CB, onboard air system FUNNIEST WHEELING INCIDENT: Snapping the timing belt at 50 mph, then fixing it on the side of the road and actually making it home Best mod: Fuel pump, onboard air system

Black Beauty
Vehicle: '79 International Scout Owner: A.J. Cody, Liberty Hill, TX Tires: 31x10.50-15 Swamper LTBs WHEELS: 15x8 steel sUSPENSION: 211/42-inch Rancho Drivetrain: 345ci V-8, TF6 auto tranny, Dana 44 front and rear PERFORMANCE MODS: Four-barrel Holley carb OTHER DOODADS: CD player, CB, 3-inch body lift, Sun Pro gauges FUNNIEST WHEELING INCIDENT: Stuck my Scout in a river for 24 hours Best mod: Swampers

Stomper
Vehicle: '94 Suzuki Sidekick four-door Owner: Eric Solvesky, Phoenix, AZ Tires: 35x15.50-15 Super Swamper TSL SX WHEELS: 15x14 Alcoa Classics sUSPENSION: Stomper Industries three-link front and four-link rear Drivetrain: 16-valve 1.6L four cylinder, five-speed tranny, Samurai 6:1 transfer case, Dana 30 front with locker, Dana 44 rear with spool, 4.27 gears OTHER DOODADS: License plate reads, "UNSAFE." Yes, I drive it on the street too! Best mod: Well, the list is long since it was originally only two-wheel drive Worst mod: Still too much sheetmetal, but it holds the air conditioning in better

Old Iron
Vehicle: '58 Chevy Apache Owner: Chuck Bosman, Hume Lake, CA Tires: 38x15.50-16.5 Swamper TSL Radials WHEELS: 16.5x12 American Racing mags sUSPENSION: Custom fabricated 14-inch suspension using Rancho leaves, Rancho RS 9000s Drivetrain: 350ci, TH350 tranny, NP203 transfer case with part-time kit, Dana 44 front with Lock-Rite, 14-bolt rear with Lock-Rite, 4.11 gears PERFORMANCE modS: Weiand intake manifold, ACCEL ignition, K&N air cleaner oTHER DOODADS: Disc brakes, power steering, dual batteries Funniest wheeling incident: Rollover at 30 mph right after new paint and bodywork Best mod: Looks better when my wife drives it

Blackout
Vehicle: '00 Jeep Wrangler TJ Owner: Thomas Sawyer, Flower Mound, TX Tires: 35x13.50-15 Mickey Thompson Baja Claws WHEELS: 15x10 Rockkrawler sUSPENSION: 3-inch Pro Comp, MX6 shocks Drivetrain: Stock PERFORMANCE MODS: ARB snorkel OTHER DOODADS: Pro Comp lights, Hi-Lift jack, Cobra CB, Husky Liners, Neoprene seat covers, blackout lenses, 3-inch body lift

Got Stuck?
Vehicle: '78 Ford Bronco Owner: Brad Romack, Edgerton, WI Tires: 42x15-16.5 Swampers WHEELS: 16.5 white spoke sUSPENSION: 6-inch Skyjacker Drivetrain: Lincoln 460ci engine, NP435 tranny, NP205 transfer case, Dana 60 front, Dana 80 rear with Detroit Locker PERFORMANCE MODS: Strange rear axleshafts, 35-spline front axleshafts, 10,000-pound PTO winch oTHER DOODADS: 3-inch body lift Best mod: NP435 Worst mod: No locker in front

All-Terrain Xterra
Vehicle: '00 Nissan Xterra Owner: Gordon White, Orlando, FL Tires: 32x11.50-16 Swamper TSLs sUSPENSION: 3-inch SLR, AC rear shackles, Bilstein shocks Drivetrain: ARB lockers front and rear PERFORMANCE MODS: Dual batteries, stainless steel braided brake lines, cross-drilled rotors OTHER DOODADS: UB Skidderz, Blojax onboard air system, Calmini bumpers, Warn 9000 winch Best mod: Dual batteries Worst mod: A now non-existent brushguard

Puerto Rican Wheelin'
Vehicle: '70 Jeep CJ-5 Owner: Carlos R. Polo, Bo. Borinquen, Caguas, Puerto Rico Tires: 33x12.50-15 Couser OTD WHEELS: 15x12 American Eagle 559 sUSPENSION: 3-inch lift shackles Drivetrain: 134ci four-cylinder, T-90 three-speed tranny, Dana 18 transfer case, Dana 30 front with Lock-Rite, Dana 44 rear oTHER DOODADS: Bumper overlays, rear corner guards, fender flares, Cobra CB, and lightbar

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