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Steve Olliges’ “Rough Riders” Geiser Trophy Truck

The Rough Riders were the ultimate off-road super team. Backed by both FORD and BFGoodrich, the desert and short course team dominated off-road racing for almost five years before they dissolved. Their impact is still felt today. Pretty much any off-road fan worth their salt has a Rough Riders poster hanging in their garage. As a way to celebrate the anniversary of the Rough Riders, Steve Olliges – himself a Rough Rider – wrapped his brand new Geiser Trophy Truck in the original Rough Riders paint scheme. Check out this magnificent Geiser Trophy Truck before it takes its maiden voyage at The Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race.  More information here.

Photography by Vincent Knakal of Mad Media

Owner: Steve Olliges
Chassis: 2014 Geiser Brothers Chassis number 52.This is the newest variant from Geiser brothers with several new refinements.
Engine: Ford Racing block, 454 C.I. By Dougans Racing Engines. Kinsler 8 Stack EFI with Life Racing engine management. 800++ horse power
Transmission: Rancho Drivetrain Engineering. Ried SH-400 case.
Shocks: Fox racing shox.4.4 5 tube bypass rear, 4.4 4 tube bypass front.3.0 coil over front and rear.

28″ travel rear, 20″ travel front.

Springs: Eibach
Seats & Safety: Mastercraft 3G seats, Impact belts, Mastercraft Nets.
Rear Axle: Tubeworks housing with Geiser Brothers hubs.Gearworks third member 10.0″ ring and pinion.Gearworks 36 spline axles and drive plates.
Brakes: Brembo brake system, calipers and master cylinders.Coleman brake rotors.
Steering: Howe Performance steering rack, servo and power steering pump.
Wheels: 17×8.5 Trail Ready “Steve O” edition.
Tires: BFG 39×13.50×17 KR and KR2 depending on race course
Lighting: KC carbon fiber HID “POD’s” & KC LED’
Body: Geiser Brothers Ford Raptor
Special Notes:
  • This is a 20 commemorative Factory Ford, Rough Rider, throw back paint scheme.
  • Steve Olliges and Rob MacCachren are the only current, full time, remaining Rough Rider drivers racing.
  • K
    ken leavitt
  • August 12, 2014
so sweet... sigh....
  • A
    Art Franco
  • August 21, 2014
We'll take a closer look in Ensenada
  • J
    Jack Ayers
  • January 24, 2015
Sitting here at Viola's looking at a part of one of your trucks just trying to figure out which one it is ..... Keep up the work kid!