6100 Children of the Dirt, Armada Engineering

Coming from limited classes jumping to play with the big toys is a natural path to success, with this in mind Pj Guglielmo of Children of the Dirt coming from motorcycle background and after a successful seasons on TrophyLites winning a championship on 2013 and two second places on the Best in the Desert ’14 and ’15 championships it felt natural to take another step and now with help of Armada Engineering they started the ’17 season with a brand new 6100 truck.

Armada Engineering is relative new in Off-Road, Youtheory comes to our minds when we talk about this trucks but this time they put together a beautiful piece of engineering for Children of the Dirt race team who hopes continue their success in the 2017 Best in the Desert racing season.

The aesthetics of the Armada Engineering trucks are simply unique. 37″ BFGoodrich’s with custom painted Method Wheels, perfect combo for most of the racers out there.

Under the fiberglass this machine counts with the stock LS3 engine (425HP) pushing a 4’200 pounds and if you add 24″ of travel front and 28″ in the back this machine has everything to be at the top of the 6100 Class.

Following the trend in Off-Road racing, the truck counts with GPS plus an Ipad with GPS app, more and more popular among racers.

Speaking of lights, it runs 9 KC HiLites pro6 light bar. “I believe this is the first pro6 light bar installed on a race truck.”-says Joseph Herrera, codriver of the team. It also runs KC HiLites flex lights as a light bar in the grill and Psyclones through the truck for work lights.

We from Race-Dezert wish the best of luck in this new challenge for the Children of the Dirt Team, see you at The Mint 400!


Owner: PJ Guglielmo

Builder: Armada Engineering

Chassis: Armada Engineering

Weight: 4200 lbs

Wheel Base: 121”

Track Width: 91”

Front Suspension: Armada Engineering Double A arm

Rear Suspension: Armada Engineering Reverse 4 Link

Engine and horsepower: GMLS3

Transmission: Gearworks Turbo 400

Fuel Cell: Pyrotect 90 Gallon

Ignition: GM

Tires: 37” BFGoodrich Baja T/A KR2

Wheels: Method Racing

Graphics: Rex Designs and wrap installed by Wrap Life

Seats: Sparco

Brakes: QTM 6100 package

Communication: PCI Radios

Wiring: ProFormance Engineering

Navigation: iPad with Mob Armor GPS App



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Event Schedules
Jan 06-20 Dakar
Jan 25-26 International Off-Road & UTV Expo
Jan 25-28 San Felipe Desert Mayhem 150
Jan 27 MORE - Slash X Duel in the Desert
Jan 27 Stadium Super Trucks
Feb 01-04 BITD - Bluewater Parker 425
Feb 02-10 King of the Hammers
Feb 09-11 SNORE Battle at Primm
Feb 16-18 CODE Method Grand Prix
Feb 23-24 TDRA - West Texas 200
Feb 23-25 ORS - Ojos Negros 200
Mar 03 Southern California 4x4 Swapmeet
Mar 08-11 BITD - Mint 400
Mar 17 Lucas - Glen Helen Raceway
Mar 17-18 MORE - Transaxle Eneineer Challenge
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