CON­COURSE WHEELER

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DE­TAILS

4WDrive - - Feature -

Fi­nally we come to our Best of Show and trust us, we saved the best for last. While we were over­come with so many spec­tac­u­lar off-road builds that lit­tered the Las Ve­gas Con­ven­tion Cen­ter and ex­te­rior grounds, the one ve­hi­cle that got all our jaws on the ground was this, the Hauk De­sign, River Raider Off-Road Rock Rat.

The Rock Rat was the brain­child of Kenny Hauk, and trust us when we say, pic­tures re­ally don’t do this heav­ily mas­saged Jeep jus­tice; the devil truly is in the de­tails. What you are look­ing at started life as a 1947 Willys. Hauk fit an Omix Ada chas­sis un­der the body then went about stretch­ing that body by 22-in. He used two Willys hoods to cre­ate one long piece and

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