Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

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Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby superman27344 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:57 am

Congratulations to BigSwede and his awesome 1995 Trooper for winning the title of Ride of the Month for December 2016!
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Don't forget to contact Ssiggy so he can mail you your official ROTM sticker. memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=14357
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1989 Trooper aka "The Armadillo", 2.6 liter, 5spd SOLD

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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby imamonstertruck » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:30 pm

Congrats!!!! I've always loved this truck!

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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby VX KAT » Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:12 pm

Congrats Steve!
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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby BigSwede » Mon Jan 02, 2017 12:25 am

Hey thanks everybody! That is a sticker my Trooper will wear with pride.
95 Trooper LS - 4" lift, 35" tires, 5.38 gears, ARB lockers
Indy4x Revolution 3.07:1 low range gears, Indy4x HD tie rods, homemade sway bar disconnects, Calmini HD sway bars, Darlington diff drop, OME 929 coil springs + 1" poly spacers and 1" body lift, Indy4x HD torsion bars, Indy4x HD rear axle links, Indy4x Kevlar brake lines, ARB bullbar, custom rear bumper with swing-out dual jerry can carrier, rock sliders, Sears Platinum Group 31 battery, ARB mini-compressor, Indy4x kevlar air lines, Warn M8000 winch, Blue Sea 6006 winch cutoff switch, Yaesu FT-1900R 2-meter ham radio, Larsen MHW-150C 1/2 wave antenna, Cobra 18WXST CB radio, Firestik II CB antenna, IPF driving lights, generic fog lights, two (2) Blue Sea auxiliary fuse panels, sleeping platform, and outofrshell Dave's custom 1" shifter extension. (I actually typed this list as a joke but people seem to like it.)
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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby itsmehb » Mon Jan 02, 2017 6:18 am

Congrats, well earned!
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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby pgerblonski » Tue Jan 03, 2017 4:58 pm

high honor for someone who has always been ready to help - well deserving ride AND driver!

(oh yeah, glad you decided to hang on to it for a bit longer too!)
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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby Cronk » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:06 am

Congrats! Long overdue!
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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby leftarmtan » Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:03 pm

Congrats! I would have thought it won long ago,My favorite 2nd gen.
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Re: Congratulations BigSwede December 2016 ROTM Champion

Postby MarkB.NV » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:38 pm


Not bad ... for a 2nd Gen. :)
Tan 1986 Trooper, 2.6 / 5 speed, 173K mi.

White 1984 Trooper, 1.9 / 4 speed, 89K mi.

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Sold ... Blue 1989 Trooper, 4 cyl, 5 speed
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