Archive for October, 2011

Unfadeable

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Owner: Tim Ferguson; 2000 Dodge Dakota SRT-8; Phoenix, AZ; Negative Camber

It’s the Truck Everyone Loves That Gets No Love

Dakota owners are an odd bunch. Sure, the Dodge-built midsize pickup has a loyal following, mostly because of the optional V-8 engine, but the truck never really has caught on in the mainstream. That’s unfortunate, because when someone takes the time and effort to turn one into the masterpiece like what’s on these next few pages, it really makes the rest of the world take notice. (more…)

Blue Velvet

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Barry Guidry; 1984 Chevy C-10; Houma, LA; Negative Camber

One Classy and Deeply Detailed Square Body

Building a head-turning custom pickup requires a delicate balance of the right mods to pull off a look that drops jaws and appeals to a wide audience of gearheads. We have a word in the truck scene that we use to describe the perfect look that gets sweeter with age, and that word is “timeless.” If you keep the color combination mellow, toss a classic set of rollers under the fenders, and seal the envelope with just the right touch of mods, chances are the truck is going to remain a stunner for years to come. (more…)