1974 Jeep J20 Gladiator ‘Tomahawk’ By RoamR

Oct 8, 2018

Category: Rides

Jeep is definitely most well-known for making superb off-road-ready 4×4 SUVs. In fact, they’re so good at it that people seem to have forgotten they once built a pickup truck. Troy and Tony at RoamR haven’t forgotten it, though. Quite the opposite, actually, as they’ve taken one, a 1974 J20 Gladiator, and turned it into what might be the ultimate overlanding pickup truck — and they’ve called it the ‘Tomahawk.’

What’s really great about this build, for starters, is that it still has the original AMC 401 V8 engine — though it’s been given a complete overhaul and some new accessories like a new Holley Terminator EFI system and a Be Cool radiator and fan. To make her more maneuverable on the trails, they also chopped a whopping 14″ off the back, equipped her with Metalcloak shocks, and added on new Yukon gears and lockers to the stock axles. In regards to overlanding accouterments, they equipped this beast with a Leitner active cargo system — complete with a Freespirit Recreation rooftop tent — and a Rhino-Rack over the cab. Even the truck bed itself has a DECKED organizational cargo system for top-tier organization of all your other goodies. Needless to say, the stunning ‘Tomahawk’ is ready for the long haul.

Learn More: Roamr

More From Rides

Featured Image

Novitec’s Lightweight Carbon Tuning Pack Boosts The McLaren GT To 697HP

Taking the car's 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 to new heights.

Posted By

Aug 7, 2020

Featured Image

Roland Sands Just Built A Nitrous-Boosted 2021 BMW R18 Dragster

1.8L Boxer-powered Bavarian two-wheeler that's built to go fast.

Posted By

Aug 7, 2020

Featured Image

Auction Block: Electric Porsche 356 Speedster Replica

A fiberglass-bodied replica now powered by a Tesla battery modules.

Posted By

Aug 6, 2020

Featured Image

Wilco Lindner Built The Ultimate Pint-Sized Two-Stroke Mini-Moto

A 50cc Derbi engine tuned to four-times its stock power output.

Posted By

Aug 6, 2020

Featured Image

Volkswagen Unveils The Utilitarian Caddy Mini-Camper

A mobile living platform for the emission-conscious traveler.

Posted By

Aug 5, 2020

Featured Image

The Carbon Fiber 3D-Printed ‘Superstrata’ Is The World’s Most Advanced Bicycle

A regular or pedal-assisted bike that's 61-times stronger than steel.

Posted By

Aug 5, 2020