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1998 Toyota Tacoma - Locked & Loaded

Posted in Project Vehicles on October 1, 2009
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Fact: Twenty minutes after we photographed this Tacoma, Boyd rolled the truck while on the Hammers.

Casey Boyd hails from Truckee, California, a town synonymous with wheeling. Naturally, he has a capable rig that's built to handle even the most brutal terrain.

Typical of a good trail rig, Boyd has made a significant number of modifications to his Tacoma. The front fenders have been radiused to make room for a pair of meaty 42-inch Super Swamper IROK tires on modified Hummer wheels. A custom front bumper/brushguard holds a Ramsey REP 8.5 E winch and a trio of Lightforce lights.

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Owner/hometown: Casey Boyd/Truckee, California
Vehicle/Model: 1998 Toyota Tacoma
Estimated Value: $55,000

Type: Toyota 3.4L V-6
Aspiration: Fuel injection
Output, hp/torque (estimated): 200/na

Transmission: Stock automatic
Transfer case(s): Marlin Crawler

Front: Custom three-link, 14-in. King 2.5 remote-reservoir coilovers, King 2.5 bumpstops, McKenzie's Performance Products limiting straps
Rear: Custom 64-in. Deaver leaf springs, 16-in. King 2.5 bypass shocks, King 2.5 bumpstops, Currie Antirock Sway Bar Kit, McKenzie's Performance Products limiting straps

Front: Ford high-pinion Dana 60, Superior 35-spline outers, custom disc brakes/ARB Air Locker
Rear: Dana 70/ARB Air Locker
Ring and pinion: 5.13:1

Wheels: Custom Modified Hummer
Tires: 42x14.50-16.5 Super Swamper IROK

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