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
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