If you live in the dirt like we do, you have heard the name Arciero-most likely Ryan Arciero. Before Ryan could get behind the wheel, his Uncle Al was taming the desert terrain, winning races in Baja, and competing in a number of the legendary Mickey Thompson Races. With the team soaring and Ryan getting faster and faster, Al, or "Awesome Al" as some around the scene know him, opened a shop that would help transform the team into a prevailing force and secure the family legacy. When you race at the Trophy Truck level, you need a prerunner that is also Trophy Truck caliber. Al's truck has put in more than 3,000 miles prerunning Baja with the T-Force Race Team, returning without any problems. Now that's impressive. Even standing still this truck looks fast. This is a spec-built truck, which means, you can contact Arciero Racing and order your very own. However, you may have to make a choice, a new condo or Trophy Prerunner? When we asked how much one would set us back we vaguely remember hearing a number around $400,000 thrown out. We can keep renting apartments for a little longer, how about you? The truck has retained its street legal necessities and was built with a low profile look that may help keep police officer eyes at bay. The overall height of the truck measures 76 inches, the length is 226 inches, the wheelbase is 138 inches, and weight came in at 6,300 pounds. Trailer Products provided the fiberglass to Arciero's specifications.Even standing still this truck looks fast. This is a spec-built truck, which means, you ca The fiberglass provided more than ample room for the 37x12.50R17LT Nitto Dune Grappler Desert Terrain tires wrapped around Walker Evans 17-inch beadlock wheels. Steering those meats is a heavy duty Howe Ram Assist rack and pinion. Dual Flowmaster mufflers were given special side exits, which not only look great but also give the rear suspension less stuff to swing into.The fiberglass provided more than ample room for the 37x12.50R17LT Nitto Dune Grappler Des The front suspension uses a massive 27.25-inch double A-arm/J-arm design that provides 22 inches of wheel travel. Fox 3-inch five-tube bypass shocks and 3-inch coilovers do what's needed to keep the truck landing comfortably. The 13/4-inch custom-built headers tuck safely behind the suspension up and out of the way.The front suspension uses a massive 27.25-inch double A-arm/J-arm design that provides 22 It's hard to get past a 27.25-inch upper J-arm. The center mounted lower A-arm design gives the front end a sort of fighter jet nose design.It's hard to get past a 27.25-inch upper J-arm. The center mounted lower A-arm design give A custom-built shroud surrounds the C&R radiator keeping it thoroughly protected. Losing your radiator in the desert often makes for a long trek back to camp.A custom-built shroud surrounds the C&R radiator keeping it thoroughly protected. Losing y Redline Performance fit a 6.0L, 402ci, Chevrolet LS2 V-8 engine in that pushes out over 600 horsepower and 540 lb-ft of torque. All that power is controlled by a four-speed 4L80E transmission with manual valve body.Redline Performance fit a 6.0L, 402ci, Chevrolet LS2 V-8 engine in that pushes out over 60 As you can imagine, in order to achieve 26 inches of rear wheel travel, you need some massively-long trailing arms. Rear Fox shocks match those found in the front with the addition of Fox hydraulic bumpstops.As you can imagine, in order to achieve 26 inches of rear wheel travel, you need some mass The front track width came in at 90 inches while the rear measured 88 inches. Stopping this monster is a full compliment of ProAm six-piston caliper and 14-inch rotor brakes running off a Brembo master cylinder. Front to back, the entire chassis is made from 4130 chromoly tube for superior strength. Add some window nets and you could race this baby.The front track width came in at 90 inches while the rear measured 88 inches. Stopping thi When Al hits the streets with this street-legal prerunner, the last thing he wants to do is come sailing around a freeway entrance and have the rear end roll over on him. A custom sway bar was built to keep the rear in check and still allow full suspension movement.When Al hits the streets with this street-legal prerunner, the last thing he wants to do i 1 | 2 | » | View Full Article By Jordan May Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!