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Famous Team Albright Landuse Jeep War Machine Gets Refresh And Rebuild

AlbrightRedLanduseWarMachineMokelumne Hill, CA, (Dec. 6, 2012). The Landuse War Machine Jeep “Red” is going in for a motor swap and refresh with the help of sponsors and partners to keep it in the BlueRibbon Coalition trail-saving game. Team Albright’s 1997 Jeep Wrangler has over 150,000 miles and 15 years of landuse and access service. The motor is tired and a new (rebuilt) one is in order. “Red 2.0” is on the way.

Fellow four-wheeler and shop owner, Marty Galantuomini of Martin’s Auto Service in Reno, NV, is shepherding the project and doing the work. The motor is a factory rebuild Mopar motor, long block, that should slip right in “Red.” Marty will make sure Red comes out with a whole new outlook on life, and trails.

While the motor is out, we will be replacing old parts including the water pump, radiator and clutch. The Advance Adapters Atlas 5:1 will be getting a necessary rebuild as well, and PRP Seats will be refreshing our Daily Driver model seats. Dynomax Performance Exhaust is putting on a complete exhaust system to ensure a good sound as well as performance on the road and trail.

Del Albright said, “Without the help of businesses/partners like these, Team Albright would be parked in a garage; but fortunately ‘Red’ will be back on the road soon, in ‘version 2.0,’ and we’ll be stronger than ever in our work for BlueRibbon Coalition (http://www.sharetrails.org) fighting for access to our backcountry for responsible recreation.”

Team Albright also supports and volunteers with many other recreation groups like the California Assoc. of 4Wheel Drive Clubs (CA4WDC), United Four Wheel Drive Associations (UFWDA), Friends of the Rubicon (FOTR), the Access Army (AA), Wheelers for the Wounded (WFTW), Wheelers for Warriors (W4W), Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC), Tread Lightly!, North American Motorized Recreation Council (NAMRC), Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), Military Jeepers (MJ), and dozens of clubs and other groups.

This project is possible because of the help of our sponsor/partners: BFGoodrich Tires, Poison Spyder Customs, Spidertrax, JKS Manufacturing, Dynomax Performance Exhaust and MetalCloak.

BFGoodrich Tires, world-class tires in racing, off-road and everyday pavement applications, engineered by people who spend their weekends off-roading or at the track, and built to the highest real-life expectations, with greater grip, better handling and toughness. The tire of choice for Team Albright. More on BFG at www.bfgoodrichtires.com.

Poison Spyder Customs, the home of hard core off-road equipment, forged among the unrelenting terrain of the Hammers, the punishing granite of the Rubicon, and the endless slickrock of Moab, offering high quality, best-fitting, easy to install, professionally crafted off-road products from body armor to fenders to cages, bumpers, rockers and more. More here: www.poisonspyder.com.

Spidertrax focuses on providing engineered quality drivetrain products for trail riders and racers alike. Spidertrax offers wheel spacers for a variety of rigs, and is now known for their Spider 9 axle, among other high quality parts and products. More at www.spidertrax.com.

JKS Manufacturing provides off-road and performance upgrades for Jeep vehicles, from swaybar components to steering and brake parts, to coil spring suspension, body components and more. Since 1989 when JKS introduced the first sway bar quick disconnect system, the company continues to provide new and innovative parts for Jeep owners. More at www.jksmfg.com.

Dynomax Performance Exhaust offers a huge selection of high performance exhaust products offering the right sound, fit and durability; field tested in places like Area BFE of Moab, UT and used everywhere in all types of applications, Dynomax will add performance to “Red.” More at www.dynomax.com.

MetalCloak develops game-changing products for the aftermarket Jeep industry, with the patented 6Pak Long Travel Shocks and Duroflex Suspension Joints, as well as their rock-biting body armor. Engineered and built by real “jeepers,” with MetalCloak “it’s your Jeep, only better.” More at www.metalcloak.com.

For more on Team Albright and to follow the refresh, please visit: http://delalbright.blogspot.com or http://www.delalbright.com.

Del Albright
Ambassador, BlueRibbon Coalition www.sharetrails.org
Founding Trail Boss, Friends of the Rubicon www.rubiconfriends.com
Environmental Affairs, CA4WDC www.cal4wheel.com
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Contact Del at del@delalbright.com
Website: www.delalbright.com

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