Monster Energy and Tickford celebrate their ongoing working relationship by designing and building the Monsters you see on these pages.
Tickford is all about performance. Not just in superfast, supersafe vehicles and aftermarket accessories, but in highlighting its high-quality product and love of high-performance vehicles by having them look their best. The only company which might enjoy making high-performance cars look sensational as much as Tickford is Monster, maker of the world’s most highprofile energy drink.
Put those two companies together and you know something wild is going to happen!
The idea for these showstoppers came about from combining the most popular elements from the Tickford Ford Ranger range of products to create Monster Energy utes for use at Monster promotional events Australia wide. As you can see, the result is mindblowing.
Based on a Ranger XLT and Tickford’s Adventure X Pack, the Monster and Tickford teams got together to combine and integrate all of the wildest design and top-shelf hardware to create beasts that are not only completely functional for events, but absolute stunners.
The bespoke items include:
• A Monster Energy graphics package
• Monster design leather interior
• Ice boxes
• Killer sound system
• Dual battery system and unique power supply
• Monster grille, AND
• Massive Tickford six-piston front-brake caliper & rear disc-brake conversion.
TICKFORD’S FORD RANGER ADVENTURE X PACK
Starting with the right vehicles was vital. No half-measures were allowed, so Ford Rangers were an obvious choice. Tickford has a great range of products and fittings to suit the Ford workhorse, and even standard it’s a greatlooking beast.
Designers went looking for rugged, eye-catching styling and star ted with Tickford flares, widening the bodies to accommodate its tough 18″ x 9″ Tickford Ranger wheels wrapped in all-terrain tyres, tough, ADR-compliant side steps, sports bar and blackout kit.
Improved towing and driving performance is complemented by Tickford’s ECU tune, a 3-inch, dual-outlet exhaust delivers an increase in torque, and each Adventure X Pack has its own Tickford ID build plate that is unique. This adds another level of value to each vehicle, even over and above the quality products Tickford design and produce.
TICKFORD SPORT SUSPENSION AND 2” LIFT KIT
Extra Monster stance comes from Tickford’s tuned sports suspension.
A lift kit provides a 2-inch lift over standard height while maintaining a sure-footed, safe and compliant drive. It also gives an improved feel and greater cornering ability on-road without compromising the off-road ability of the standard vehicle.
The improved ride-handling package with its Tickford-tuned Bilstein sports suspension systems are available for both PX2/PX3 Ranger owners, for both standard height and 2-inch lift.
TICKFORD BRAKE UPGRADE
The team put together a brake package that combined a rear-brake disc conversion and a soon-to-be released, massive, 6-piston front-brake caliper upgrade for awesome stopping power. Ash Campbell, Production Manager at Tickford said, “We wanted to take the build to the next level, so we created a bespoke set of green callipers for each Monster Ute to bring the whole theme together.”
Tickford is the sister company of Tickford Racing, one of the most successful teams in the history of the Supercars Championship. At its Melbourne headquarters Tickford features an expansive range of resources that have powered its cars to dozens of wins and multiple championships, and the philosophies and focus on Australian-made success from Tickford Racing is equally as evident in the product range Tickford provides for the road.
BATHURST 1000 LAUNCH
Monster Energy and Tickford launched the vehicles at the 2021 Bathurst 1000 with Cam Waters and his Tickford Racing Monster Energy Mustang in the pit lane. The team report the Monster Energy Tickford utes were a big hit with the fans.
To kick off the 2022 season Monster Energy and Tickford have a ‘Win with Cam’ offer. Keep an eye on tickford.com.au for more details soon and watch out for these beasts at an event near you.