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November 1998 Snapshots - Reader's Rides

Posted in Features on November 1, 1998
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Owner: Dale Stewart, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Model: '77 CJ-7
Engine: 258 ci
Equipment: custom-made Wrangler-style stainless steel body, three-speed manual tranny, 15x8 ARE wheels, 21-gallon gas tank, original factory hardtop and doors, fiberglass rear liftgate.

Owner: Stacy Slate, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Model: '85 CJ-7
Engine: 4.2L six-cylinder
Equipment: 3-inch Black Diamond suspension lift, 2-inch performance body lift, dual Black Diamond shocks, Tuffy lock box, XD9000I Warn winch, 33x12.50 BFGoodrich Mud Terrains, Center Line wheels, hill gears with air lockers, full rollcage, Alpine CD player, original factory paint.

Owner: Cathleen Rosser, Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
Model: '96 Cherokee Sport
Engine: 4.0L H.O. V-6
Equipment: Grizzly pushbar with brushguards, foglights, Carr lightbar with Hella 550 driving lights and Baja fog lights, Tomken Machine 5-inch suspension lift with Pro Comp shocks, 33-inch BFGoodrich Mud-Terrains, front and rear tow hooks, skidplates, air-brushed bug/rock shield.

Owners: Marcus Gonshak and Rebecca Osborn, Flagstaff, Arizona
Model: '95 Wrangler
Engine: 2.5 liter
Equipment: 5-inch Trail Master suspension, 33x12.50 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrains, Tri-Star ARE wheels, custom steering wheel.

Owners: Jim and Andi Jump, Hillsboro, Illinois
Model: '98 TJ Sport
Engine: 4.0 liter
Equipment: 4-inch Pro Comp Stage II suspension, 33x12.50 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrains, 15x8 American Eagle wheels, Smittybilt double tube bumpers, nerf bars, Sure Steps, Xenon extended fender flares, grille screen, bugshield, Steel Horse stainless front stone guards and entry guards, Husky floor liners, Euroguard taillight protectors, sliding windows, Dana 44 rearend.

Owner: Bryan Sebastian, Salisbury, North Carolina
Model: '93 Wrangler
Engine: 2.5 liter
Equipment: Rimmer Engineering Supercharger, Dana 30 front with 4.56 gears and ARB air locker, Ford 9-inch rear with 4.56 gears and ARB air locker, spring-over conversion, 1.5-inch shackle lift, 3-inch body lift, Currie short shaft conversion, 36x12.50 Super Swampers, ARB Safari snorkel, K&N air filter, KC Daylighters, ARB winch bumper, Warn XD9000I winch, custom rear bumper with swing-away tire carrier, homemade traction bar.

Owner: Dick Stuart, Longview, Texas
Model: '93 Wrangler
Engine: 2.5 liter
Equipment: 4.10 gears with ARB air lockers front and rear, custom full rollcage, Ramsey 9000 winch, 2-inch body lift, 3-inch suspension lift, KC lights, gas-can rack, Instatrunk, chopped front bumper, custom rear bumper, air scoop, diamond plate quarter-panels and rocker panels, 4-point racing harness, K&N air filter, Cat-Back exhaust system, 34x9.50-15 Super Swampers.

Owners: Berry and Jenny Sintnicolaas, Duncan, British Columbia
Model: '97 Cherokee Sport
Engine: 4.0 liter
Equipment: nerf bars, 4.5-inch Rubicon Express suspension, quick disconnects, 32x11.50 Bridgestone ATs, ARB Air Locker up front, Trac-Lok in rear, Rubicon Express driveshaft and slip-yoke eliminator, 4.10 gears, K&N air filter, CB radio.

Owner: Larry Sours, Luray, Virginia
Model: '51 M38A1
Engine: stock four-cylinder
Equipment: original engine and drivetrain, seats, gauges, body, Power King Super Traction tires, Bestop top, spotlight, CB radio.

Owner: Michael Slater, Butler, Pennsylvania
Model: '97 Wrangler
Engine: 2.5 liter
Equipment: Trail Master shocks, 31x10.50 BFGoodrich T/As, ARE aluminum wheels, 2-inch body lift, Eagle off-road lights, entry door guards, Olympic lightbar.

Owner: Chris Potter, Lakewood, Colorado
Model: '86 CJ-7
Engine: 258 ci
Equipment: rebuilt engine with 9.5:1 compression, Centerforce clutch, MSD ignition and coil, Borla header and exhaust, Center Line wheels, 31x10.50-15 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrains, Rancho RS-5000 shocks, Rancho suspension, ARB air locker in rear, 4.10 gears in Dana 44 rear, Dana 30 front, MileMarker hubs, dual Optima batteries, Wrangler Products battery management system, Warn 8000 winch, Canyon City gas/tire carrier, Tuffy security boxes, neoprene bushings and mounts.

Owner: Laurie Therrien, Tarpon Springs, Florida
Model: '98 Wrangler Sport
Engine: 4.0 liter
Equipment: Gibson Performance after-cat exhaust system, ARB air locker front, Trac-Lock rear, 31x10.50 BFGoodrich tires, Pro 69 wheels, Warn XD9000I winch.

Owner: Chad Solaas, Deadwood, South Dakota
Model: '57 Willys
Engine: 232 ci
Equipment: Sun Pro gauges, Pioneer CD player, CB radio, customized interior, T90 transmission, 2-inch lift, Rancho RS5000 shocks and steering stabilizer, custom bed and bumpers, KC 150-watt Daylighters, ARE Type-8 wheels, 31x10.50-15 tires.

Submission information: All submissions to Snapshots must include an address or a telephone number. Include a complete list of all modifications made to the vehicle. Unfortunately, if we can make out faces of people in the photos, we cannot use the photos. Also, letters must be signed by the vehicle's owner. Due to the large volume of mail we receive, we regret that we cannot return photos. Please send submissions to: Snapshots, Jp, 6420 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048-5515.

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