Click for Coverage
  • JP Magazine
  • Dirt Sports + Off-Road
  • 4-Wheel & Off-Road
  • Four Wheeler
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

Andrew Wahlstrom: 1997 Ford Ranger

Posted in Ultimate Adventure: 2010 on November 1, 2010
Share this

Reader
1997 Ford Ranger
Driver: Andrew Wahlstrom
Co-driver: Clifford Wahlstrom
Andrew Wahlstrom and his father, Cliff, were a great addition to the Ultimate Adventure. We were all moved by young Andrew's driving skills and motivation to finish the trails. He wheeled like a seasoned UA veteran, and his Ranger performed exceptionally well. He experienced a few mechanical failures but was more than capable of digging right in and fixing them.

Drivetrain

  • Engine: 4.0L, 245ci V-6
  • Transmission: M50D-R1
  • Transfer Case: BW1354M
  • Front Axle: Early Bronco Dana 44, 4.56 gears, Detroit Locker
  • Rear Axle: Ford 8.8, 4.56 gears, Detroit Locker

Suspension

  • Front: Custom with 8-inch-lift SAS, Skyjacker coil springs, Rancho shocks
  • Rear: 51/2-inch ProComp Chevy leaf springs, Rancho shocks
  • Tires & Wheels: 37x12.50R17 Goodyear MT/Rs on 17x9 MT Classic Locks

Other Stuff
Winch & Bumpers: Warn M8000 winch, homemade front and rear bumpers
The Rest: NWF high-steer system, custom rollcage

Official Retailer

Official Tire

Official GPS

Official Transfer Case

Official Communcations

Official Suspension and Shock

Official Recovery Rope

Official Winch

Official Axle

Official Turbo Diesel

What's Trending

Connect With Us

Newsletter Sign Up

Subscribe to the Magazine

Browse Articles By Vehicle

See Results