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Sheriff's Rescue Vehicle
Until a couple of
years ago I was a Deputy Sheriff. During my stay I
was very lucky that the former Sheriff allowed me to
head the Rescue Vehicle project. He also gave me my
nick name "Gadget."
started life in 1967 as a Cadilac Gage V-100 Commando
Armored Personnel Carrier and was built for the USAF.
When the USAF felt it had outlived it's usefulness
they gave it to the Metropolitan Police Department in
Washington DC (DC Police). It served their Emergency
Response Team for many years until it fell into
disarray and sat rotting away for a long time. I
arraigned to have the hulk donated to my agency. I
also acquired a junker from the US Park Police, and
another junker from the DC National Guard. All of
them were considered worse than junk. After a year of
hard work in my spare time, I combined three junkers
into one operational armored Rescue Vehicle.
renovation project cost only $1,500. The vehicle
originally sold for $30,000 in 1967. A newer version
of this vehicle is still in production and sells for
$350,000 without options. A little elbow grease and a
lot of determination goes a long way.
Yes, it has the
capability of being amphibious. No, I have never
tried it. I did not have a tow truck that could swim
out and get it if it sank. I can tell you it really
does fill up with rain water real well.
Although I no
longer work at the Sheriff's Office, they are still
my friends. Click here for more information and some before and after shots. You
may notice some similarity in the web design by guess
Ron's 97 4Runner SR5
This is the cleanest and shiniest
4Runner ever. Ron has also made numerous upgrades to
make this 4Runner, Ron's 4Runner. Upgrades include:
Note the custom scoop under each
headlight. Visit his page for an explanation on his
custom cold air induction system.
If you have any questions about his
4Runner, detailing, or any thing about automotive
trends, check out Ron's Web Page.
This is Nate's
4Runner. He has just installed a Performance Products
spoiler with Hella driving lights. He painted it to
match his flairs.
many 4Runners and this one belongs to Jason. Upgrades
Jason's 4Runner Page
Wiratorn's TRD Supercharged Land
is from Thailand and has just installed a TRD
Supercharger on his Land Cruiser Prado.
Highlander is a work in progress. Visit his web page
for the lastest.
Travis's Custom Tacoma
installed custom fiberglass hood and front fenders.
He is working on custom fiberglass rear bed sides.
Email Travis for
Matt's '93 4cyl. truck has a Rancho/Downey
3" suspension lift, 2"body lift, 33x12.50
BFG Muds, RS 5000's, 5.29 gears, 26mm Downey torsion
bars, Detroit Locker, and Smitty's front and
rear. There's a bunch of other toys
inside. And there's always much more to come in
Here is Seth's 91 SR5 V6. K&N Generation II
intake, Centerline aluminum wheels, 31 inch Goodyear
Wrangler GSA tires, Sony CD head unit, MTX 10"
sub and MTX amp
Here is Mike's T-100 that he is selling. Orlando FL.