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Off-Road Rides - October 2013

2005 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner
Agustin Jimenez
| Staff Editor
Posted August 26, 2013
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SuperBurban Vehicle: 1997 Chevy Suburban LT
Owner: Zack McClelland
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 5.7L Vortec V-8, rebuilt long-block with 10.25:1 compression, LT1 camshaft, Headman long-tube headers, cold-air intake, throttle-body spacer, dual 2.5-inch exhaust with Flowmaster 40 series mufflers and H-pipe
Drivetrain: NV3500 five-speed manual transmission, NP241 T-case, 9.25 front differential, 14-bolt full-floating rear differential, 4.10 gears
Suspension: 3-inch K3500 front Superlift suspension lift conversion, Superlift Nitro 8000 shocks
Steering: Rancho steering stabilizer
Brakes: 1-ton brake calipers and rotors with ceramic pads
Tires/wheels: 37x12.50R16.5 Goodyear Wrangler military OZ H1 tires/16.5x10 ultra wheels painted black
Interior: bench seat swap, custom shifter, three-gauge pillar pod
Other Parts: Custom bumper, rock sliders, taillight guards, 3-inch body lift, "78 Trans Am shaker scoop, blacked-out headlights, with HID 5000K headlights, various foglights, custom-massaged body panels from a drunk six days after i bough the truck
Favorite Off-Road Area:Badlands off-road park in Attica Indiana

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High-Powered K5
Vehicle:1991 Chevrolet Blazer
Owner:Robert Green
LocationYuba City, California
Chassis:Stock
Engine:6.0L LQ4 Chevy V-8
Drivetrain:TH400 automatic transmission, twin-stick NP205 T-case, Dana 60 front differential with Detroit Locker, 14-Bolt full-float rear differential with Detroit Locker
Suspension:Deaver 5-inch Super Flex front springs, Bilstein remote reservoir shocks, Fox Racing 2.5-inch hydraulic bumpstops front and rear
Steering:ORD crossover steering
Brakes:Disc breaks
Tires/wheels:35x16R16 Super Swamper Boggers/ 16-inch wheels
Interior:All original interior, custom door panels
Other Parts: Custom tune, ORD traction bar, WFO rear end cover, Riddler front differential cover, Flowmaster muffler, B&M shifter, K&N cold-air intake
Favorite Off-Road Area: Local riverbeds, Shad Pad

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Desert-Ready Taco
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner
Owner: Larry Blancarte
Location: Orange County, California
Chassis: Stock
Engine: 2.7L four-cylinder
Drivetrain: Stock, five-speed manual transmission
Suspension: Front Camburg Long Travel kit with FOX Racing 2.5-inch coilovers and hydraulic bumpstops, 14 inches of wheel travel in front, Giant Motorsports 64-inch leaf springs and King 2.5-inch “Link-Killer” Bypass shocks, 19 inches of wheel travel in the rear
Steering: Stock rack-and-pinion with DMZ Heimed tie-rod ends
Brakes: Stock
Tires/Wheels: LT285/75R16 Pro Comp Xtreme All-Terrain tires/16-inch American Racing Teflon-coated Mojave wheels
Interior: Stock with DJ Safety five-point harnesses
Other Parts: Glassworks Unlimited fiberglass fenders, Pro-Comp lightbar with KC HID lights, Obsessed Motorsports & Fabrication 4-inch spindles, Giant Motorsports custom bed cage with fullsize spare tire mount (still fits two dirt bikes), standard pit squirrel alarm siren button for late-night smashing down Main the nigh before the race
Favorite Off-Road Area: Ocotillo Wells, California

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