1976 Dodge Power Wagon Truggy - SupersizedPosted in Project Vehicles on November 1, 2007 0) (
For some people there is no such thing as too much of a good thing. Why have a small-block when you can have a big-block? Why settle for 1-ton axles when you can run 2 1/2-tons? This is the philosophy behind Jeremy Winters' '76 Dodge Power Wagon. From the fuel-injected 440 to the dual transfer cases to the Rockwell axles, everything on this vehicle is overkill.
After adding a hard-core drivetrain, Jeremy went a step further and narrowed the nose of the truck, heavily trimmed the rocker panels, and lopped off the whole frame behind the cab. This made room for exceptional tube work and allows the truck to fit through the narrow slot canyons found near his home of Reno, Nevada. The result has the power to scale dunes, tires to churn through mud, and gearing to crawl through the rocks.
Engine: 440 big-block with Chevy TBI
Transmission: TF727 three-speed Automatic
Transfer Case: NP203 and NP205 with Off Road Design doubler
Tires & Wheels: 18.5x44x16.5 Super Swamper TSLs on 16.5x8 Hummer rims with custom centers
Suspension: 8-inch Skyjacker front leaves, three-link rear with Fox Air Shox
Front Axle: Rockwell with Detroit Locker
Rear Axle: Rockwell with welded differential