Randall Key has had his fair share of rock crawling buggies. These rides have always had a few things in common, big motors and big axles. His newest ride fits the bill nicely with huge 2.5 Ton steering Rockwell top loader axles and a fire breathing 400 horsepower GM 366 cubic inch small block. The 6.0 liter engine is fitted with an LS1 intake and 30lb injectors. The intake is actually placed on the motor backwards with the air intake hiding under the dash. The main reason they went this route was to keep the jeep hood as low as possible. This makes for some great visibility from the driver’s seat.

Transferring all of that power to the ground is a proven Turbo 350 transmission fitted with an Art Carr shifter and an iron clad NP205. The beefy 6:72 geared top

loader axles are fitted with pinion brakes and heavy duty Ouverson axle shafts to survive Randall’s full throttle assaults. The sticky compound 43″ TSL SX tires wrapped around a set of custom MRW beadlocks should give Mr. Key a nice competitive edge during rock racing competitions.

The rocks are soaked up by a set of FOX coilovers while a dual 4 link suspension keeps the tires grabbing for traction. The interior of this rig is all business with a set of Corbeau suspension seats and Auto Meter gauges.

The Blaze buggy has a ton of custom touches. The coolant for the engine actually runs through the chassis thus keeping everything out of harms way while making for a clean look. Their is a kill switch that will kill all power to the engine right beside the passengers left leg just in case Randall gets a little too crazy. His hands will be busy on the steering wheel and custom hand throttle/brake. All of his rigs are set up this way due to him not having the use of his legs. But that

doesn’t slow Randall down one bit. He can be found on any given weekend tackling the wildest obstacles the South has to offer and putting on one hell of a show. We cannot wait to see this rig in action! With a 120″ Wheelbase and weighing in around 4500 pounds project BLAZE is ready to burn up the trails. Stay tuned to the Busted Knuckle Youtube page for videos of this beast in action.

Enjoy the album below from our photo shoot we did for Randall. We offer photo and video shoot packages that won’t break the bank. Whether you are a professional shop that wants to showcase a new build or an enthusiast who just wants to show off your new ride, Busted Knuckle has you covered. Contact us for details.

Check out this walk around video of the fiery beast.

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