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Sam Gillis: 2009 Jeep Liberty Buggy

Posted in Ultimate Adventure: 2010 on November 1, 2010
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2009 Jeep Liberty Buggy

Sam Gillis
Sam and his rock buggy are tried-and-true tenured members of the Ultimate Adventure and part of the old cronies club. If Sam isn't out on a top-secret mission for our government he can be found wheeling his favorite stomping grounds in and around Alabama. The UA just wouldn't be the same without him, especially the Spam-and-eggs breakfast he cooked for us every adventure.


  • Engine: Chevy LS1
  • Transmission: TH350
  • Transfer Case: Atlas II 4.1
  • Front Axle: Dynatrac 60, 4.56 gears, Detroit Locker, CTM U-joints, Warn hubs
  • Rear Axle: Chevy 14-bolt, 4.56 gears, Detroit Locker


  • Front/Rear: Custom triangulated 4-link, 21/2x14-inch travel Walker Evans air shocks
  • Tires & Wheels: 40x13.50R17 Goodyear MT/Rs on 17x91/2 Spyderlock beadlocks

Other Stuff
Winch & Bumpers: Warn 9500xp, custom front tube bumper with winch mount
The Rest: Custom-built chassis, beefed-up CB radio, fully hydraulic steering, custom skidplates, RCR 5-point seatbelt/harness, custom paint, Painless Performance wiring harness, Auto Meter Phantom gauges, Stay Cool aluminum radiator, Corbeau seats, Light Force 420 headlights, Hi-Lift Jack and mounting brackets

Official Retailer

Official Tire

Official GPS

Official Transfer Case

Official Communcations

Official Suspension and Shock

Official Recovery Rope

Official Winch

Official Crate Axle

Official Turbo Diesel

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