Subject..........Fully Enclosed All Aluminum Body, Air Conditioned Swamp Off Road Vehicle.

We have created and are currently constructing a [90% complete] specially designed, fully enclosed, all aluminum body, air conditioned Swamp Off Road Vehicle to be marketed both to the government [Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission] and the public. 

Vehicle constructed as follows:

1. One ton four wheel drive running gear. Dana 70 rear [Locked] and Dana 60 front [Locked].

2. Tube steel frame system, 2"X4"X1/8".

3. Heavy duty steel wish bone type front and rear traction bars.

4.18.4" X 26" R-1 bar grip tractor tires.

5. In line 4 or 6 cylinder carbureted gas engine.

6. Duel transmissions for broad range gear selection. 350 turbo automatic with three speed manual  

     transmission machined to rear of automatic.

7. Two speed high and low range transfer case. Can be ran in two or four wheel drive.

8. Air bag or coil over shock suspension system.

9. Special balanced cylinder hydraulic steering.

10. Four door all aluminum body constructed of all heavy 1/8" welded aluminum with sliding     

      aluminum roof  door, ideal for standing for observation as well as accessing roof from inside     

11. Walk able 3/16" heavy aluminum roof with special traction finish.

12. On board 2.8 K Onan gas RV type gas generator.

13. On board 2.5 cu. ft. 12 volt / 110 volt refrigerator.

14. On board 5000 btu 110 volt air conditioner.

15. Four high back fully adjustable bucket seats.

16. Large area in rear of vehicle suitable for sleep aboard or additional seating for four to six kids. 

      Rear area accessible by rear door.

17. High and dry lockable and open inside storage compartments.

18. Large 45 gallon aluminum fuel tank to supply both engine and generator.

19.16 gallon aluminum fresh water tank.

This is a serious machine specially designed to run on the rocky, 2 to four 4 deep mud and water trails in the Big Cypress National Preserve in south Florida. Very comfortable ride with either air bag or coil over shock suspension.

Roof and trim of vehicle finished with black textured pickup bed armor type finish, very durable and repairable. All other exterior aluminum areas finished with special aluminum gripping primer and enamel paint. Steel frame and all undercarriage parts finished with gloss black body and frame enamel paint.

This vehicle keeps you and your equipment 100% dry, keeps you 100% free of bugs and most of all keeps you 100% cool on those hot summer days. With the on board refrigerator no more melting ice.

We can also custom build trailer for the vehicle and have one of our people personally deliver vehicle to your front door.

Multiple Government and Personal references available.

Attached please find a 100% accurate computer generated rendering of vehicle. Rendering was created from photo of 90% completed vehicle.

For further information contact Lyle McCandless by e-mail: LylemcCandless@aol.com or call 


Swamp Buggy, Swamp Buggies, Hunt Buggy, Hunt Buggies

  • M37 Military Running Gear.
  • 350 cid V8 GM Engine.
  • Oversized Radiator With Duel Electric Fans.             [Runs Super Cool]
  • 350 GM Turbo Automatic Transmission.
  • 205 [Steel] Military Two To One Reduction Transfer Case. [Whisper Quiet]
  • Extra Long Leaf Springs. [Great Ride].
  • Four Heavy Duty Shocks.
  • Two 32 Inch Hydraulic Articulating Steering Rams.
  • Eight 14.9X24 R-2 Rice And Cane Tractor Tires.    [Duels Front And Rear].
  • Four Large Built In Storage Boxes. [Two Lockable].
  • Large Steel Mesh Rear Carrier. [Great For Hauling Large Cooler, Bloody Animal, Firewood Etc,]
  • All Aluminum Body And Boxes.
  • Bucket Seating For Four. [Two Large And Two Small]
  • Custom Built Canvas Top Over Driver And Passenger Seats.
  • Tilt And Telescoping Steering Column.
  • Duel Gel Cell Batteries.
  • Buggy Built To Run The Narrow Big Cypress Preserve Buggy Trails.                                                                                      
Note: Articulating Buggy Has Two Rear Ends, Eliminates All The Front End Problems Like Steering Knuckles, Tie Rods Etc. [A Large Percentage OF Buggy Problems Involve The Front End, Bent Tie Rods Etc,]


For Pictures And Further Information Call: Lyle McCandless at 239 370-8532

Swamp Buggy, Swamp Buggies, Hunt Buggy, Hunt Buggies

Custom built buggy w/trailer. 

Never has seen the woods. Buggy and trailer are powder coated. Buggy is digital camo wrapped. Buggy has new chevy V6 motor, automatic transmission with toyota running gear, 4-link suspension with air bags, Rancho adjustable shocks, fresh hot water tank with wash down pump, heated seats, built in Yeti cooler, side storage compartments (access through top or side), bimini top, waterproof radio, marine grade polk speakers, LED headlights. To much to list so please call Hogan (239)250-8848

 $35,000 OBO