Please Keep the Ultimate Adventure!
I just finished reading the 4xForward by Rick Péwé ("Ultimate Adventure: The Next Generation," Mar. '10). I have been a longtime fan of your magazine, and even though I am not a subscriber yet I have almost every copy of your mag, sometimes two or three copies, as I always forget what issue I have and end up picking up another one.
That being said, I want to talk about the 4xForward where Rick talks about the Ultimate Adventure and the next generation of it. I would like to make a suggestion that you keep the Ultimate Adventure the same as it is now. All points Rick made are valid, and I agree wholeheartedly, but I am also in the beginning stages of building a 400-plus-horsepower small-block 331 power '77 Bronco. I am hoping to finish with a custom swing-arm four-link rear Detroit-locked 9-inch, a manual three-speed C4 with a reverse-pattern shifter, a Dana 44 with an Ox Locker, a full rollcage, and onboard air/tanked bumpers, and I am planning on using the ISIS power wiring harness and Fox bypass coilovers. I hope to have it sit on 37-inch Baja Claws on steel rims with inner air locks. It is my dream to one day submit my application to become part of your Ultimate Adventure, and reading [your column] kind of squished those dreams if indeed you do remove it and make it more of a weekend adventure or an Ultimate Adventure Lite trail ride.
Please keep the Ultimate Adventure. If you must (and I do agree), maybe add a weekend adventure, an extreme adventure, or even a UA Lite for those of us who have 33-inch BFGs and stock K&N-filter powerplants, but please, please keep the UA. It's kind of like pro sports. These are the guys who have been wheeling and doing this stuff all their lives, and I would call them the pros. I love to follow along and watch them in action. And again, I plan to be in the majors one day with my rig.
I am hoping there are a lot of readers like me out there that would love to see the UA continue in its current form as well as add something a little different for the Junior Leaguers.
Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
No problem, Greg. Although we will make some changes, the UA will stay true to form!
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