Less Than 5
Vehicle: '79 Jeep CJ-5
Owner: Josh Hilliard, Cisne, IL
Tires & Wheels: 32x11.50 Uniroyal Mud Terrains on 15-inch chrome wheels
Drivetrain: T-150, Dana 20, Dana 30 front, AMC 20 rear
Performance Mods: 258ci
Other Doodads: Custom rear fenders made from 55-gallon drum, wooden bed, ping-pong table firewall, bathroom towel rack grab bar, 6-gallon boat tank
Does everything work the way you want?: Everything works great except Third gear, but who really wants to go that fast anyways?
Anything You Would Change?: Front fenders coming soon!
Anything To Add?: I have less than 400 bucks in it and it works great for just playing around in the mud
Mud Bog Express
Vehicle: '80 Carpenter Short Bus
Owner: David Singleton, Spokane, WA Tires: 44-inch TSLs
Suspension: Four-link with airbags
Drivetrain: Dana 60 front, 14-bolt rear, 4.10 gears
Performance Mods: Stroked 350ci
Does everything work the way you want?: Works great!
Anything You Would Change?: Bigger axles
Anything To Add?: What better way to haul 20 of your closest buddies through the local mud hole?
Vehicle: '85 Subaru GL 4x4
Owner: Jason Seog, Sandy, OR
Tires & Wheels: 195/75/14 Rocky Mountain tires on 14-inch Peugeot 505 wheels
Drivetrain: Stock four-speed with low-range option and welded rear
Performance Mods: 1.8L
Other Doodads: Trail gear, GPS, overhead lights
Funniest Wheeling Incident: The looks I get every time I drive onto the trail!
Does everything work the way you want?: Oh yeah!
Anything You Would Change?: SJR lift, bigger tires, five-speed, better bumpers
Anything To Add?: I wheel mostly with built Jeeps, Toyotas, and a few other Subarus. It's lightweight mixed with a good line choice, and steady determination gets her where I need to go. I keep thinking that one of these days I will upgrade to a real 4x4, but for now this is just too much fun!
Cream Of The Crop
Vehicle: Custom FJ-6A
Owner: Jason Monday, Nacogdoches, TX
Tires & Wheels: 35-inch Nitto Mud Grapplers on 20-inch Helo wheels
Suspension: Modified stock
Drivetrain: TH350, Dana 44 front, Dana 53 rear, 4.88 gears
Performance Mods: 350ci
Other Doodads: Warn winch, custom stereo, lots of ice cream!
Funniest Wheeling Incident: Pulling a stuck truck off of the side of the road with the ice cream music blaring.
Does everything work the way you want?: Yes