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2006 Ultimate Adventure Truck and Driver Profiles - Tom Boyd - 2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Posted in Ultimate Adventure: 2006 on November 1, 2006
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Driver: Tom Boyd


Occupation:Developer of Electric Bike Board

Where did you come from?:San Diego, CA

Did you tow it out or drive it?:Drove

How long have you been off-roading?:11 years

What got you into 4x4s?:Friends

Favorite part of the trip:Making it out there

Funniest thing you saw happen:Other than me getting thrown in the mud?

What was your least favorite part of the trip?:Not being able to bring my own rig.

Hardtop, soft top, or no top:Soft top

Would you want to work for a 4x4 mag now that you've met us and seen what we do?:Hell no

Would you kick out your co-driver if we had a supermodel to ride in your truck?:She doesn't even have to be super.

Would you do it again next year, or would it be asking too much of your battered body?:Every year, any year

Favorite truck on the trip (besides your own):Nate's Wagoneer




Vehicle: Jeep Wrangler TJ Unlimited


Tires/Wheels:37-inch Baja Claws/Allied bead locks

Steering:PSC hydro-assist and pump

Front suspension:Four-link coil

Rear suspension:Four-link coil

Front drivetrain:Pro Rock 60, Detroit Locker, 5.38 gears inner and outer alloy axles, Tera Low Hubs

Rear drivetrain:Pro Rock 60, Detroit Locker, 5.38 gears, 35-spline alloy axles



Transfer case(s)/ratio(s)/other mods:NP231, JB Conversions short-shaft kit

Engine/Mods:Stock 4.0L

Bumpers/rails/rollcage:Poison Spyder everything


What (on your truck) gave you problems during the trip?:Broke a sway-bar link and an exhaust bracket

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