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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

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