Jinxspots (Ryan's) Rigs past and present...


~ Bush Eater's Offroad ~
Salt Lake Utah
I've been wheeling since about 1995 and have built a lot of rigs along the way enjoying this multifacited sport...

I grew up in Michigan, lived in Iniana for 10 years. Moved to UT in 2011. Currently own a Toyota truck and tube buggy.

Owners Name & City-
Ryan, Kearns UT

Make, Model & Year of Vehicle-
Originally a 76 CJ-7, now... custom 4 seater tube frame
Wheel Base: 120” converts to 10'
Outside of tire 87” converts to 7.25'
Widest width: 58” converts to 4.83'
Tip to tip: 165” converts to 13.75'
Top of cage: 83.5” converts to 6.96'
Belly height: 28.5”
Weight ~5,200 lbs
Weight split Frt to Rear: 53/47

2000 I-6 from Cherokee with 30K miles
Mopar Fuel Injection kit by Hesco (OBD1)
Borla header & exhaust
Turbo City Cold Air intake w/ K&N filter
MORE Bomb Proof Block Brackets
Mean Green Alternator and Optima Yellow top
Auto Meter Arctic White 5” gauges
(Oil Press, Water Temp, Amp, Fuel, Speedo & Tack)

Novak supplied NV4500 manual w/ advance adapter to I6 motor
1st 6.34
2nd 3.44
3rd 1.71
4th 1
5th 0.73
R 6.34

Atlas 4speed (1:1, 2.0:1, 2.72:1, 5.44:1)
Triple Sticked with Cable Shifters, Rear support ring, 4 bolt CV Flanges, Parking Brake on rear pinion.

Mercedes Portals with Stock selectable Locker
Front Axle: Unimog 404 front axle with Air actuated rams for lockers, 1350 yoke, 8 lug hub/disc brake conversion and WEPS High steer arms.
Rear Axle: Unimog 404 front axle with Air actuated rams for lockers, 1410 yoke. 8 lug hub/disc brake conversion and WEPS High steer arms.
Spares: 2 portal boxes, 2 inners, 2 outers, 2 CV joints.

R&P 3.54:1
Portal box reduction 2.13:1
Final axle drive ratio 7.56:1

----Final Crawl Ratio----
HiHi 48:1
Hi 96:1
Lo 130:1
LoLo 260:1

----2nd Gear Crawl Ratio---
HiHi 26:1
Hi 52:1
Lo 70:1
LoLo 144:1

Front: long spline heavy duty 1350 CV with spare.
Rear: High Angle long spline heavy duty 1410 CV shaft.
Frint & Rear spare: 1350 CV heavy duty spare shafts.

18" bilstein triple rate coilovers, Almuminum Lower Links, Rock Equipment air bumps all around & rear sway bar.
Front: Triagulated 4-link with 1.25” QA1 Heim Joints. 18” 2.5 Bilstein Coilovers with Remote Res.
Rear: Triagulated 4-link with 2.5” Alum lowers with 1.25” QA1 Heim Joints. 18” 2.5 Bilstein Coilovers with Remote Res.

Wheels and Tires-
H1 with wheels/ballistic fab rings, (qty 5) 42x15x16.5 Pitbull Rockers

17" 06 Dodge Chrome with (qty 5) 39.5x13.50x17 BFG Red Labels Krawlers

Front Warn HS9500 winch, Rear Warn M8000 both with 3/8” “synthetic fire line” and mounted so they can be used to suck the suspension down

Favorite Trails-
Hanging Tree
Chain Reaction Sand Hollow
Area BFE Moab

Skid Plates for xfer case all the way to the front of the motor
Brakes: 9” dual diaphram power Brakes with discs at all four corners.
Steering: Full hydro with PSC 8” double ended rams front and rear.
Fuel: 20 gall custom fuel cell with internal baffles
CD/MP3/IPOD/USB stereo with 4 wakeboard speakers from Liquid Audio with custom aluminum housings. (perfect for pissin Eddie off with jungle music)
Front Corbeau suspension seats with sliders and dual control seat heaters
Rear Corbeau suspension Bench seat with Crow Padded 2” harness for each seat.
Mohave external 3sp remote mounted heater
Functional turn signals, running lights, headlights, Hella 500 lights,
Tuffy center console, Master kill switch, Cobra Ultra CB, complete floor board, engine compartment rollcage.
Medical Safety Kit and Fire Extinguisher

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Owners Name & City-
Ryan Kearns UT

Make, Model & Year of Vehicle-
84 Toyota Pickup

22R on Propane


Toyota with 4.7's

Yota 8"
5.29's longfields, ARB front, Spool Rear

Alcan 5" witih orbital eyes, w/ bilstein shocks

Wheels and Tires-
Allied Rockathon Beadlocks with 36 swampers

Warn 8K

Favorite Trails-
Hanging Tree
All of Sand Hollow
All of Moab

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Nice list of rigs Ryan


~ Bush Eater's Offroad ~
Salt Lake Utah
Other vehicles I've had (listed in order of when I owned them)

88 GMC Jimmy
TBI 4.3L
2" body Lift
5" IFS lift
35" Mickey Thompson Baja Belted

74 FJ-40 TLC
2" leaf springs
33" BFG MT's

98 Land Rover Discovery
3" spacer lift
33" BFG MT"s

81 CJ-8 Scrambler
4" SUA
Waggy 44 front
14bolt rear
35" boggers

87 Ford Bronco
plas cut fenders
35" bogger

89 Dodge W250
4" rough coutry
35" boggers8
34" LTB's

87 Zuki
YP Jeepeater kit
33" Mickey Baja Claw

71 CJ5 Jeep
flat fender cut with crush corners
4" SUA with aftermarket shackles
Dauntless V6 with power steering conversion
D44's wLockrights & Disk's
6point cage
marine stereo
tahoe seats

94 Grand Cherokee
360 with HD reubuilt auto trans
Dana 60's lockright and spool
Custom 4 link front and rear
interior cage and suspension thru the floor
ARB bumpers and winch
42" Ground Hawgs

91 Diesel Suburban
6.2L diesel with Banks sidewinder turbo
4L80E Trans
6" spring lift
33" dynapro MT's
36" Goodyear Millitary OZ

88 Zuki Buggy
YP spring with droop shackles
35" custom cut BFG MT's
10 point cage
removable A pillars, windsheild, soft top, doors
Toy axles welded, 1.6L, 6.5:1 Tcase gears

89 YJ Jeep
2" shackle
33" daytona MT's

84 Yota Truck
lifted & Locked on Pane with 37 Crawler

76 CJ portal buggy
Coils, Portals, F&R steer with 42 pitbulls
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Active Member
West Valley
give a kid a new toy and he rolls it over LOL that port is sweet ryan i love to watch that thing just crawl along when i get the doubler in the yoda it will be a whole new ball game probly see a pic of it on its top oneday but as for now it runs better with all four wheels pointing down ........... but nice list of rigs


~ Bush Eater's Offroad ~
Salt Lake Utah
Little bit of towing!!! Makes no sense for me to be this extreme into the sport and not recognize the fact I've had to aquire many tow rig's and trailer's...Tow Rig and Yota.jpg

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~ Bush Eater's Offroad ~
Salt Lake Utah
Crawling Eagles Nest...

Nice short vid with tunes...

First time ever (2min Short Version):

First Time ever 10min Version (without the front dig)
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Active Member
Tooele, UT
Damn I knew you had some crawlers in the past but good lord!!!