Posts Tagged ‘GMC Sonoma’

Micro Machines

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

The Hottest Mini-Trucks to Build

Mini-trucks have been popular for several years because they are affordable and get great fuel mileage. For many custom truck guys and gals the mini-truck movement has been going strong since their high school days, when import pickups with cranked down torsion bars, lowering blocks and Porsche alloys ruled the streets. When air shocks were introduced to the scene, mini-truck fanatics could not wait to get their tiny treasures even further in the weeds as they rolled with the sun shining into the cab through a sliding ragtop, cranking Rob Bass. It’s wild to see how the trends have evolved from machined 16-inch Suburban wheels and chrome Pathfinder wheels to body drops and billets. Those kids who were once rolling to river runs with just enough money for fuel, beer and a bag of chips are all grown up now and building minis that are flat on the ground with tons of body modifications and even some with V-8 power. There is another generation of truck kids right behind them, hungry to start on a project. (more…)

Syborg TT

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Owner: Martin McGuire, 1992 GMC Sonoma, Downers Grove, IL

This Sonoma Puts Down Plenty of Twin Turbo Power

The fundamental notion of hot rodding is putting a massive amount of power into a small package. Looking good while doing it doesn’t hurt either. In the truck world, the S-10 and Sonoma platforms fill the bill for small packages that still have plenty of room under the hood to make a massive rubber footprint when the gas pedal is slammed down. (more…)