Click for Coverage
  • JP Magazine
  • Dirt Sports + Off-Road
  • 4-Wheel & Off-Road
  • Four Wheeler

1977 Jeep Wagoneer - 2008 Top Truck Challenge Finalist

Posted in Project Vehicles on November 1, 2008 Comment (0)
Share this

Somewhere in Spanish Fork, Utah, most likely near Byron Hair's house, there's a pile of Wagoneer parts. Doors, chunks of fenders, a liftgate, a tailgate, some back seats. Consider it collateral damage. In Hair's mind it all had to go away to create a better wheeling machine. And that it did. You liked it enough to make it the 6th most popular vote-getter this year, so Hair and his Wagoneer are coming to Hollister.

Owner name/city: Byron Hair/Spanish Fork, Utah
Occupation: Machinist
Vehicle model: 1977 Jeep Wagoneer
Estimated value: $6,000
Engine/aspiration: 455ci V-8, Quadrajet carburetor, 21/2-inch into 3-inch exhaust
Transmission(s): TH400, Hayden cooler
Transfer case: Divorced NP205
Suspension (f/r): Three-link, coil springs, Rancho RS 5000 shocks, limiting straps/Four-link, coil springs, Rancho RS 5000 shocks, limiting straps
Axles (f/r): Rockwell 2 1/2-ton, Detroit Locker, hydraulic steering/Rockwell 2 1/2-ton, welded
Axle ratio: 6.72:1
Wheels: 20x9.5 military with custom internal beadlocks
Tires: 46x19.5-20 Mickey Thompson Claws (cut)

PhotosView Slideshow


We've got videos! From mud to the beach, we have more coverage than most of the girls we shoot. Enjoy our dirt every day lifestyle and motto! Let's Go Watch The Videos!

Connect With Us

Newsletter Sign Up

Subscribe to the Magazine

Sponsored Links