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8-Lug Readers' Rigs - Bragging Rights

Homegrown 8-Lug Trucks

May 21, 2015
Photographers: Readers
Red Baron
Year/Make/Model: ’14 Ram 3500 Big Horn
Owner: Matthew “Ike” Eichenfels
Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
Odometer: 9,500 miles
Fuel Economy: 17 mpg
Engine: 6.7L Cummins I-6
Transmission: 68RFE six-speed automatic
Mods: Edge Juice with Attitude and CTS Insight, S&B cold-air intake, MBRP exhaust, 6.5-inch Zone Suspension radius arm suspension lift, 22x12 Fuel Maverick D260 wheels with 37x13.5R22 Toyo Open Country M/T tires, Spyder LED/halo headlights, and Smittybilt M1 grille
Owner says: “The ‘Red Baron’ is a work in progress. I’m currently working on some more cosmetic and performance upgrades. It took many years, but I finally have my dream truck!”
The Family Truck
Year/Make/Model: ’07½ Dodge Ram 2500
Owner: David & Rachel Wise
Hometown: Campbellsville, Kentucky
Odometer: 168,000 miles
Fuel Economy: 17 to 22 mpg
Engine: 6.7L Cummins I-6
Transmission: 68RFE six-speed automatic
Mods: EFILive tuning, 4-inch Top Gun Customz lift, 18x12 Fuel Hostage wheels wrapped with 325/65R18 Falken Wildpeak A/T tires, 4-inch turbo-back exhaust with a 10-inch tip, Recon LED cab lights, and a 55-watt 6000k HID foglight kit
Owner says: “It’s just a daily driver and family truck. I’ve watched the truck being rebuilt to how it sits now.”
Photo 4/5   |   2007 Dodge Ram 2500
Mr. Reliable
Year/Make/Model: ’05 Ford F-250 Super Duty
Owner: Alex Johnson
Hometown: Loganville, Georgia
Odometer: 173,000 miles
Fuel Economy: 12 mpg
Engine: 6.0L Power Stroke V-8
Transmission: 5R110 TorqShift five-speed automatic
Mods: OEM 20s from an ’06 model, 35-inch Toyo Open Country M/T tires, 2.5-inch ReadyLift leveling kit, F-350 blocks, 5-inch MBRP straight-pipe exhaust with a 7-inch tip, Recon smoked mirror lights, painted door handles, and King Ranch tan plastics on the bed and bumper
Owner says: “It’s a good-running truck and has never let me down.”
Photo 5/5   |   2005 Ford F 250 Super Duty
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