Saigon Shaker

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Saigon Shaker

Saigon Shaker is a custom Jeep Kaiser M715 monster truck created and owned by Rick Disharoon (original owner & creator of Backdraft) and Ryan Disharoon (driver). Originally based on Disharoon's original mud truck, the truck has evolved into a staple at multiple monster truck events.

SPECS

  • 12,600 lbs. 
  • 19ft long 9’6 tall 10ft wide
  • 1967 M715 Jeep Kaiser Body
  • TMS Gen X chassis (newest)
  • 557 cubic inch dart block injected Big Block Chevy 1600hp
  • PEI sheet metal housing f106 third members with CRD Clark Planetaries (rears)
  • SCS transfer case,
  • ATI power glide transmission,
  • TMS custom bead lock wheels
  • PEI double by pass nitrogen shock 30" travel rear 26" travel front
  • BKT tires 66" x 43" x 25"
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Saigon Shaker

Saigon Shaker is a custom Jeep Kaiser M715 monster truck created and owned by Rick Disharoon (original owner & creator of Backdraft) and Ryan Disharoon (driver). Originally based on Disharoon's original mud truck, the truck has since evolved into a staple at multiple monster truck events.

The name Saigon Shaker has a few inspirations behind it. With the truck being a 1967 and being used during the Vietnam era, a military theme seemed fitting. The truck was named after Saigon, the capital of Vietnam and Shaker because the truck was rugged with a rusted steel body and the radical engine would shake the truck.

Originally, Saigon Shaker was a mud racing truck (2008-2013) before becoming a monster truck. The transformation of mud truck to monster truck would take Rick and Ryan Disharoon four years. Finally, in 2014, the Saigon Shaker made its debut at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland where it was scouted by Monster Jam. In 2015, Saigon Shaker made its first appearance in the Monster Jam league in Detroit at Ford Field stadium. The next year, Saigon Shaker had the honor of running in the most prestigious tour of Monster Jam Stadiums, followed by an invite to compete in a Young Guns Shootout at Monster Jam World Finals XVII.

Saigon Shaker Today

Thanks to The Metal Shop's innovations and custom fabrication, the Saigon Shaker has evolved into a top-performing professional monster truck. The Metal Shop's chassis department creates the most advanced monster trucks to date. As a result, Saigon Shaker now holds stadium and event championship wins. As Saigon's fan base grows, it continues to fuel Rick and Ryan to create the best monster trucks in the sport.

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