Posts Tagged ‘Mitsubishi’

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Friday, April 15th, 2011

Owner: Mike Baldwin, 1990 Mitsubishi Mighty Max, Frisco, TX, Art of Noize

Mike Baldwin might be a little bit young for a midlife crisis, but at the age of 33, he’s reliving his high school days, this time with much more style and a truck that his younger self would never have come close to even imagining. Mike grew up in San Diego where the tradition of 2nd Street cruising in El Cajon has a long history with the hottest trucks and hot rods rolling the strip. Mike and his family attended these events regularly, and it formed his passion for custom cars and trucks at a young age. In the early ‘90s, the next generation of gearheads was coming up and mini-trucks were their hot rods. When Mike was in high school mini-trucks were plentiful, filling the parking lot from fence to fence. Mike quickly decided what his vehicle choice would be. His father gifted the family work truck to him, an ‘87 Mitsubishi Mighty Max, and it quickly turned into a custom project. (more…)