In the wake of the last few years of ever-rising gas prices, this 2003 Ford Excursion seems like a truck from another era. It's getting harder to find these go-anywhere do-anything diesel beasts, since the few remaining owners don't want to give them up. You really can't blame them — the Excursion's Powerstroke diesel V-8, 4WD, and huge interior make it the perfect multipurpose truck. Nevertheless, there's always room for improvement, which is why we decided to upgrade this Excursion's abilities on- and off-road with a 4-inch Superlift lift kit and new Black Rhino Lucerne wheels clad with Nitto Terra Grappler all-terrain tires. After being installed by the talented techs at Off Road Evolution in Fullerton, California, these simple mods gave this ordinary Ford an aggressive new look and improved functionality, without compromising its quiet and smooth ride. Read on to see the step-by-step transformation, and if you're in the SoCal area with 4WD needs, contact Off Road Evolution for help.