Every year, the off-road staff uses January's issue to reflect back on all the trucks we've shown over the past year and choose our four favorite trucks that showed up in 2010.
We hope you think they're worth a second look, too.
Big Boy's Back
We are fortunate to have the opportunity to photograph and sometimes climb into the passenger seat of some pretty amazing trucks. After doing what we do for several years, you would think it would get old. Then Matt Pike's '83 Dodge Ramcharger gets discovered and our entire staff gets excited. Pick up any issue of OFF-ROAD over the past 20-plus years and we would argue that you wouldn't find a truck as cool as this one. Classic style, old-school quarter-elliptic four-link suspension and Bob's Big Boy slapped on both sides. When we began selecting this year's Top 4 Trucks, we all quickly put Matt's truck on the board.
Vehicle: '83 Dodge Ramcharger
Owner: Matt Pike
Chassis: 4130 chromoly
Engine: Mopar 440ci V-8
Drivetrain: Dana 44, Ford 9-inch, Dodge 727 tranny
Suspension: Front straight axle, rear quarter elliptic four-link, Fox shocks
Steering: Lee power with custom mounting
Brakes: CNC six-piston
Tires/wheels: Walker Evans bead locks, BFG Baja T/A
Interior: Auto Meter, PCI, Lowrance, Mastercraft
Other Parts: KC HiLites lamps
Favorite Off-Road Area: Racing SCORE and BITD