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About Monster Trucks

What is a Monster Truck?

Monster Trucks
Monster Trucks usually stand 11 feet tall and about 12 feet wide.  A monster truck must weigh a minimum of 9,000 pounds, with some monster trucks weighing as much as 12,500 pounds. The less the body weighs, the more strength and weight can be put into the frame and engine without sacrificing speed and maneuverability. Average cost: $150,000 per truck.   Many Teams have several trucks with multiple trucks attending single events.  Monster Trucks are hauled from event to event in what is called the hauler, or custom built tractor trailers built to carry the trucks, the equipment and tools, spare parts, people and supplies with the entire operation costing in some cases in excess of a million dollars.

Monster Truck Engines
Custom-built, supercharged and methanol-injected, a monster truck engine burns up to 2.5 gallons of methanol per run (approximately 250 feet). The size of the motor is limited to 575 cubic feet, according to United States Hot Rod Association (USHRA) regulations. The average monster truck team will go through five engines in one year. Average cost per engine: $40,000.

Monster Truck Body
Made of fiberglass, a monster truck body is custom designed and as unique as the name on the truck.  A fiberglass company generally owns the mold to the design. Average initial cost: $50,000. Average cost of remakes: $3,000.

Monster Truck Tires
Manufactured by Goodyear and Firestone, monster truck tires must be 66 inches high and 43 inches wide. The average monster truck team will go through eight tires in one year. Tires are customized and hand cut to accommodate track conditions and the drivers driving style . Cutting one tire takes approximately 50 hours. Average cost: $2,600 each.

Monster Truck Shocks
Most monster trucks run with nitrogen gas shocks. Some trucks run with one shock per tire, while others run with as many as two per tire. The complete shock package includes a coil-over-shock kit and spring. Average cost: $1,250 each.

Monster Truck Paint
A monster truck must be painted to cover the rough fiberglass body. Airbrushing logos and specialized artwork add to the cost. Average cost: $3,500.   Many Teams use full body Vinyl labels to cover all or parts of the Monster Truck's fiberglass body.

Race Team Budget
A monster truck team incurs a number of expenses throughout the year from repairs and maintenance on a monster truck and the hauler to fuel, racing uniforms, lodging and food. Average cost per year: $250,000.

Crushed Cars
Steel body full-size cars are the vehicles typically crushed during a monster truck event. Cars, as well as vans, buses, motor homes, airplanes and ambulances, are attained from local junkyards and returned after each event. Average number of cars crushed per year: 3,000.

Tracks
A crew of eight works 18-20 hours for three days to construct a monster truck course. It is not uncommon for dump trucks to make more than 200 trips to deliver the dirt to each stadium. The USHRA owns dirt in almost every city it visits. Average amount of dirt used per track: 700 cubic yards for an arena, 3,500 cubic yards for a stadium. Each year 700,000 cubic yards of dirt are used to put on USHRA Monster Jam events.

Tickets
During the Monster Jam season, more than three million people attended USHRA monster truck events.



 

 

 

 

 
   

 

 

Monster Jam Monster Truck Games by Activision

Battle through stadium races, freestyle competitions and outdoor circuit tracks on your way to becoming the Monster Jam world champion!  Read More

 

Mountain Rush ... In Search of Cache - Several topics of interest dominated this winter's trip that seemed to have themed the weekend into a trip to remember.  Wheeling for Cache
 
2007 All Breeds Jeep Show, York PA - Bigger and Better than Ever, the 12th annual All Breeds Jeep Show in York PA proved to be the best yet in it's 12 years with an incredible number of Jeeps, vendors, activities, and action on the course.  Enough to get any Jeep fanatic's blood pumping.  The show was July 21, 22, 2007 Saturday & Sunday and took place at the York Expo Center - York, PA.  Scenes from the Event.
 

 

Dave Leasure's
Twisted Willys

As we watched this beast crawl up the RTI Ramp, observed the pivot point just behind the cab of the truck as it worked it's extra flex into a great score for a 118 inch wheelbase vehicle, we knew we would have to do a page on this beast
  


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Wheeling in the Shmootz
Freakishly warm, wet Mid-January weather brings with it fun, breakage, recoveries, football and beer. Our Winter Trip in the bag
    
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The 10 Annual PA Jeeps Jeep Show in York PA is something for the Jeep Fan to See.  A Jeep Exclusive Show-n-Shine, Trail Readiness Event.  


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