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Corby Phillips didn’t have a lot of time to put to­gether a Jeep for the UA, but you couldn’t tell from the fin­ished prod­uct. He worked with Chris Durham to build one of Durham’s sig­na­ture low-slung, big-tire Jeeps. Ac­tu­ally an LJ (TJ Un­lim­ited), a Durham hood and CJ grille were used to cre­ate a retro Golden Ea­gle trib­ute. Phillips wheeled the ab­so­lute dog snot out of this rig, de­spite it be­ing on its in­au­gu­ral run.

DRIVER: Corby Phillips CO-DRIVER: Fred Perry

HOW MANY UAS HAVE YOU BEEN ON?: 5 (Phillips), 17 (Perry) FA­VORITE PART OF TRIP: Trails were great, and of course the peo­ple are what make it each year. EN­GINE: 4.0L


Adapters At­las II

Axles: Ultimate Dana 60 with 5.38 gears and Ea­ton ELocker (front and rear)

SPRINGS & SUCH: Durham Motorsports long-arm sus­pen­sion with 21⁄2 -inch Sky­jacker JL coil springs and M95 mono­tube shocks TIRES & WHEELS: 39x13.50R17 BFGoodrich Krawler KX on 17x9 Race­line Monster bead­lock STEER­ING: PSC hy­draulic as­sist and Durham Motorsports alu­minum tie rod

WINCH: Warn 70th an­niver­sary 8274 OTHER: Durham Motorsports hood, CJ grille, and Golden Ea­gle graph­ics; Softop­per

WHAT BROKE?: Sent fan through

ra­di­a­tor. Had to trim en­gine skid to clear front driv­e­line. Rollover­dam­aged wind­shield frame. Wind­shield, grille, hood, driver’s door, and top.

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