Classics Taking The Dirt Route To Gold King Mine Ghost Town Via Ram Truck

16:08  28 july  2017
16:08  28 july  2017 Source:   MSN

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Off-Road To Jerome: Taking The Dirt Route To Gold King Mine Ghost Town Via Ram Truck . Posted in Features on July 13, 2017. Share this. John Cappa Former Editor, Four Wheeler. Photographers: Ram Trucks . Ram Trucks hasn’t been afraid to prove the off-road prowess of its 4x4s.

To the untrained eye, the Gold King Mine Ghost Town is just a collection of rusty hulks, but to industrial Americana addicts and vintage truck and 4x4 enthusiasts, it’s a treasure trove of history.

Ram Trucks hasn’t been afraid to prove the off-road prowess of its 4x4s. For the past several years the company has used the Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona, as the jumping off point for backcountry adventures with journalists. This year, the company invited us to pilot the 3/4-ton Power Wagon and 1/2-ton Rebel on a dirt trip through the Arizona desert, hills, woods, and backroads to the historic Gold King Mine Ghost Town in Jerome, Arizona. The 2017 route wasn’t overly difficult. Most of the year, a stock 4x4 could traverse all of the trail, so we packed our Magellan TRX7 to track the entire route. You can see the map and follow our path here http://bit.ly/2pslv29 on trxtrailhead.com.

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Off-Road To Jerome: Taking The Dirt Route To Gold King Mine Ghost Town Via Ram Truck . Fab Fours overcame this issue by building a custom axle truss to secure the PSC Motorsports double-ended hydraulic steering ram .

Taking the dirt route to Gold King Mine Ghost Town via Ram Trucks » Read More. The Ghost Divide Expedition II: Exploring The Old West With New Mexico Backroads.

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To the untrained eye, the Gold King Mine Ghost Town is just a collection of rusty hulks, but to industrial Americana addicts and vintage truck and 4x4 enthusiasts, it’s a treasure trove of history. Here you will find all sorts of cool old and oddball trucks and machinery including a vintage chainsaw collection, a massive 10,154ci three-cylinder engine, and the longest running Cummins engine housed in a ’39 Diamond T truck, among other spectacles. For more info about the Gold King Mine Ghost Town, go to goldkingmineghosttown.com.

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