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February 2006 Extreme Readers Rides

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Vehicle: '87 Chevy K10
Owner: Jody Schwaite, Orange Springs, FL
Tires & Wheels: 44x18.50-16.5 Denman Ground Hawgs on 16.5x12 Mickey Thompson Classics
Suspension: 12-inch Superlift springs, Pro Comp ES3000 shocks
Drivetrain: 400ci engine, SM465 tranny, NP208 transfer case, Dana 60 front with Detroit Locker, 14-bolt rear with Detroit Locker, 4.88 gears
Performance Mods: 11:1 compression, roller rockers, Dart Cool Can intake, Holley 800-cfm carb, Mallory ignition
Other Doodads: Crossover steering, rear disc brakes, custom bumpers
Funniest Wheeling Incident: When I first built it, I let my wife drive and she broke a hub. We told her she blew up the 350ci so I got to build a new 400.
Does Everything Work The Way You Want?: No, some days I wish the A/C still worked
Anything You Would Change: I'd like an auto tranny

Vehicle: '84 Chevy S-10
Owner: Chad Schrankel, Shell Lake, WI
Tires & Wheels: 44-inch Firestone or 48-inch Terra tires on homemade wheels
Suspension: 4-inch Trail Master leaves in front, custom hangers with 1/2-ton leaf packs in rear
Drivetrain: 350ci, TH350 tranny, NP205 transfer case, 2 1/2-ton Rockwell axles
Performance Mods: Brodix aluminum heads, roller cam, roller rockers, lifters, Edelbrock single-plane intake, Holley 750-cfm carb
Other Doodads: Pinion brakes, rear-mounted radiator, custom gauge cluster
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Pulling out Fords all day long
Anything You Would Change: I'd add lockers

Vehicle: '88 Suzuki Samurai
Owner: Michelle & Robert Cardoso, Plant City, FL
Tires & Wheels: 35x18-15 Boggers on 12x15 Eagles
Suspension: 14-inch Fox coilovers, coils in rear, four-links front and rear
Drivetrain: 16-valve Sidekick engine, five-speed tranny, 6.5:1 transfer case, Dana 44 front with Lockrite, Dana 44 rear with spool, 5.38 gears
Performance Mods: K&N air filter, Sidekick engine, Hushpower muffler
Other Doodads: Powertank, full rollcage, Warn 9500 winch, ram-assist steering
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Climbing a hill, hitting a tree, and going over backwards
Anything You Would Change: Change the steering to full hydraulic

Vehicle: '89 Jeep Cherokee
Owner: Jim Brown, Upland, CA
Tires & Wheels: 38.5x14.50-16.5 Swamper SXs on Trail Ready bead locks
Suspension: Triangulated three-link front with Fox 2.0 coilovers, National 11-leaf rear springs/anti-wrap perches
Drivetrain: 4.0L, AW4 auto tranny, NP231HD transfer case, Dana 44 with ARB Air Locker, 14-bolt rear with Detroit Locker, 5.13 gears
Other Doodads: Rear disc brakes, full hydraulic steering, Warn XD9000i, homemade bumpers, taillights, York onboard air

Vehicle: '73 Ford F-150
Owner: Isaac Dimmick, Quakertown, PA
Tires & Wheels: 42-inch Swampers on white steel wheels
Suspension: 6-inch coils, no shocks
Drivetrain: 460ci, C6 auto tranny, custom NP205 transfer case, Dana 60 front, two Dana 60 rears with welded diffs, 3.54 gears
Performance Mods: Headers, MSD ignition
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Got stuck four times in this hole after I purposely dug it deeper with a backhoe
Anything You Would Change: I'd change the gears and rebuild the motor

Vehicle: '83 Chevy K30
Owner: Chris Allison
Tires & Wheels: 44-inch cut Boggers on 15-inch
Suspension: 16-inch lift
Drivetrain: 454ci, twin NP205 transfer cases, Dana 60 front, 14-bolt rear with Detroit Locker
Other Doodads: 3-inch body
Funniest Wheeling Incident: When you get stuck at this angle, a tractor can't pull you out easily

Vehicle: '90 Ford Ranger Extended Cab
Owner: Mike Grissom
Tires & Wheels: 44-inch Firestone Turf & Field on 16x16 steel wheels
Suspension: Leaf-spring front, quarter-elliptic rear
Drivetrain: 460ci, C6 tranny, twin-stick NP205 transfer case, Dana 60 front with 35-spline stub shafts and locker, Pumpkin-style rear axle with locker, 5.13 gears
Performance Mods: Propane fuel, tunnel ram
Other Doodads: Hydraulic steering, tube frame, four-wheel disc brakes
Anything You Would Change: Put on bead locks

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