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40 Fabulous Readers' Rides - Jeep Rides

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Posted February 1, 2007

Jeep Readers' Rides

Vehicle: Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
Owner: Chris Fletcher, Forest Hill, MD (but stationed in Brasilia, Brazil)
Tires & Wheels: 33x11.50R16 Dick Cepek FCIIs on Rubicon
Suspension: 2-inch Skyjacker Express
Drivetrain: Rubicon stock
Performance Mods: Haven't needed any yet
Other Doodads: ARB snorkel, SKB front bumper, Warn M8000 winch with synthetic rope, Cobra CB, Olympic tires carrier, Tuffy overhead console
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Going to my first club meeting in Brazil-they'd never seen a Rubicon in person
Does everything work the way you want?: Really well
Anything you would change: 6-inch long-arm and 35s

Vehicle: '99 Jeep TJ Wrangler
Owner: Lee Kauss, Vail, AZ
Tires & Wheels: 33x10.50R15 BFG Mud-Terrains on 15x7 black spokes
Suspension: 4-inch lift using Teraflex, Pro Comp, Rancho, Daystar, and JKS parts
Drivetrain: Six-cylinder with five-speed, NP231 transfer case with Tera Low 4:1 kit, ARB Air Locker front and rear, 4.88 gears
Other Doodads: Aluminum bikini top, Warn DX9000i winch, 3/16-inch steel rocker panels, multiple racks
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Waiting three hours to cross this river
Does everything work the way you want?: Runs great
Anything you would change: I dunno, maybe next week I'll find something else to modify

Vehicle: '76 Jeep CJ-7
Owner: Steve Goettsch, Renton, WA
Tires & Wheels: 35x14.50-15 Boggers on 15x12 steel
Suspension: 4-inch Superlift, Con Ferr shackles
Drivetrain: 258ci six-cylinder, Warn full-floater kit, 4.11 gears
Performance Mods: Camshaft, Clifford intake, Weber carb, Jacobs ignition
Other Doodads: 3-inch body lift, Quick-Air 3 with 5-gallon air tank, Hi-Lift Jack, CB, 180-amp alternator, six-point rollcage

Vehicle: '96 Jeep Cherokee
Owner: Ben Boas, Pittsburgh, PA
Tires & Wheels: 31x10.50R15 BFG All-Terrains on Rockcrawler rims
Suspension: 4-inch Rusty's Off Road
Drivetrain: 4.0L engine, stock tranny
Performance Mods: Poweraid TB spacer, ACCEL air filter
Other Doodads: Sway-bar disconnects, Bushwacker fender flares
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Got stuck three times in the same mud pit

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