Tuesday, July 29, 2008

AMSOIL-lubed Truck Featured in 8-Lug Diesel

Nice email from AMSOIL friends Don & Erin Brooks of Mesa, Arizona. "Hope all is well on your end and wanted to send you some pics of our 8-LUG feature...WE MADE THE COVER!!!"

It's not every day you get the nod as a cover story. The feature article inside, titled Big Tyme Excursion, details their 2005 Ford Excursion 6.0 Powerstroke Diesel 4x4, "Eddie Bauer" Edition. Way cool, team. What impressed the editors was their attention to detail. Here's a list of their modifications. Their Excursion has been featured in an AMSOIL ad directed to diesel truck owners.


Paint: Custom tribal graphics featuring "House of Kolor" paint. Black and pewter separated by a tribal pearl orange with silver pearl floating bubbles.
Interior: Custom, is fully wrapped in black, pewter, silver, and orange suede, to match exterior. 2-tone leather seating, black wool carpet from Mercedes Benz
Lift Kit: 8" Donahoe Racing Soft Ride Kit
Shocks: Fox Racing Chrome 2.0 res. Shocks with steel braided lines, and custom billet shock clamps (x 6)
Steering Stabilizer: Fox Racing
Tires: Toyo Tires Open Country M/T's 37"x13.50"R24 tires
Wheels: Customs from Weld Racing 24"x12". Weld Racing made only 4 sets of these EVER!!
Grille: Rolling Big Power blacked out with chrome star.
Lighting: Harley Davidson blacked out headlight housings with Xenon 8000k HID bulbs with 8000k bulbs in fogs also, carbon fiber taillights, Recon dancing strobe lights
Exhaust: Magnaflow 4" turbo back with Rolling Big Power 6" black tip.
Mag: Hytec front and rear differential covers and deep sump transmission cover
Intake: Airraid cold air intake kit
Programmer: Bully Dog Performance PMT unit
Ryno Mfg.: billet rear view mirror, 14" Rockstar drop hitch receiver and 5" billet Ultimate receiver ball
AMP Research: power steps
Transmission: custom torque converter from Monster Transmission
Lubricants: All Amsoil Synthetics
SAE-75W-140 Gear Lube for front
SAE-75W-90 Gear Lube for rear
Plus AMSOIL diesel additives: Cold Flow Improver and Diesel Concentrate

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