Outdoor 1959 Ferret + Modern Engineering Industry News August 3, 2016 Join the Conversation Toyo Tires got together with Action Vehicle Engineering to upgrade and modernize a 1959 British Scout Vehicle called the Ferret. Then they put BJ Baldwin behind the wheel. Check it out: Here's what they have to say about it: CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tires® has unleashed ‘The Ferret’ with off-road champion BJ Baldwin behind the wheel. Out to prove that Toyo® Open Country® tires are capable of taking any vehicle across every terrain, this action-filled video features Baldwin taking the highly modified Ferret through forests, deserts, and water as well as across seemingly impossible obstacles. ‘The Ferret’ was constructed using a 1959 British Ferret 4X4 military scout vehicle as a platform. Heavily modified from its original design by Action Vehicle Engineering, it has six massive Toyo Open Country tires mounted on custom wheels… two of which are powered by hydraulic motors operated from inside. Its modified suspension with King Shocks allows ‘The Ferret’ to travel rough terrain and conquer obstacles with ease. To give it a boost in horsepower, American muscle was added by installing a Chevrolet LS engine in the rear. Atop ‘The Ferret’ is a custom-built launcher with a grappling hook that is attached to a winch cable. More about Toyo Tires in their Own Words Established in 1966, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. represents the innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for 70 years. The company offers a full line of premium tires for nearly every vehicle including light trucks, SUVs, crossovers, sports cars, luxury cars and hybrids as well as commercial trucks. Many of the tires are built in the United States at their state-of-the-art factory in White, Georgia. To find the right tire for your vehicle as well as an authorized dealer, visit www.toyotires.com. Explore RECOILweb:Installing the SSVI Tyr TriggerTraining opportunity - Vehicle Low Light CQBHappy Earth DaySage Dynamics Night Vision Fundamentals NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.