Members' Rigs

Chuck Ranum

78 Cherokee "The Old Dog"


Specs:

  • 152K
  • 105 mph on 20% alcohol
  • 360 AMC 2bbl (.040 over) with stainless steel bolt kit
  • TH400 rebuilt
  • Quadra-Trac with Low-range
  • Factory class IV receiver hitch

Modifications:

  • 4bbl Q-jet carb
  • Dual exhausts 2"
  • Add-a-leaf lift
  • 2" x 5" x 3/16" steel tube rear bumper
  • 4" channel steel front bumper with center tow point
  • Ford front bucket seats
  • Waterproof internal chassis wiring
  • Rear seat heater
  • 100% thermally insulated body
  • In-dash CB (PA in grill)
  • 100 watt driving lights slaved off high beam switch
  • Removed all A/C equipment
  • 300 watt inverter
  • Urethane bushings

Future Modifications:

  • Trac-Loc rear
  • Reinstall A/C compressor & convert to on-board air
  • 100 watt fog-lamps
  • Tachometer, voltmeter and transmission temp gauge
  • Under seat pistol lockbox
  • Swing-away spare/gas carrier
  • Grill guard