Posts Tagged ‘truck’

Tito’s 53 Memorial Build

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Follow the tribute memorial build of Courtney “Tito” Halowell’s 53 Chevy and pickup the August issue of Street Trucks!

Blue Steel Tacoma Feature

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Blue Steel Tacoma Video (http://www

Check out the video feature on Mike Alexander’s Blue Steel Tacoma!

Justin Stoke’s 2005 Ford F150

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Goodguys Del Mar Autocross

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Ride Dirty No More

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

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Giving your Daily Driver a Full Show Detail With Adam’s Polishes

Detailing your show truck can be a simple task if your truck is kept garaged and driven only to cruise nights and shows. You can simply hit the finish with some quick detailer and a microfiber towel, maybe polish up the wheels every once in a while, and wax it when you feel like it. But what about those of us who drive their custom trucks to work every day, on road trips, and then want to take them to weekend shows? Road grime, rainwater, snow and bird droppings plague the custom finish. Brake dust clouds the wheels, and evidence of daily use is apparent inside the cab. A full show detail is a must. (more…)

The Perfect 10

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

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Building a Stronger 20-Bolt GM Rear Differential

Growing up in an automotive environment, I always heard how the GM 12-bolt rear differential was the superior model over the GM 10-bolt model.  When I asked why, most of my mentors treated my question as if it were a line from the Spinal Tap. “They have 12 bolts and not 10, so they’re better.” (more…)


Tuesday, June 7th, 2011
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Tom Price, 2000 Dodge Ram, Olive Branch, MS, Negative Camber

Tom Price’s 2000 Dodge Ram

The show board that Tom Price of Olive Branch, Mississippi, puts out for his ‘00 Dodge Ram kind of reads like a who’s-who of the truck scene in the Dirty South.  When you find out that Don Bracken from Innovative Customs, Clyde from Silver Star Customs, Eric from Little Shop of Horrors and Billy at Unique Custom Fabrications have all had a hand in building this drop-dead gorgeous Ram, it all starts to make sense. (more…)


Friday, April 15th, 2011
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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…)

Whoa Black Betty

Monday, April 11th, 2011
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Eric Baca, 1996 Chevy Tahoe, Phoenix, AZ, Art of Noize

Eric Baca of Phoenix had always wanted to build a two-door Tahoe ever since Craig Elder busted out his wife Wendy’s body-dropped ’96 two door almost a decade ago. When Wendy’s bright Tangelo Orange, rocker-dragging, two-door Tahoe graced the cover of Street Trucks Eric vowed that someday he would build one. That day came in 2009 when a good friend was in need of some cash and had just the fix Eric needed in the form of a ’96 two-door Tahoe begging to be set flat on the ground over big wheels and stuffed with show truck style. (more…)

iPad Install

Monday, March 28th, 2011

(http://www NULL.motortopia all of the amenities of the home and office into your truck has been the goal of mobile audio innovators for decades. Modern head units are great for music and movies and navigating around town. For those looking for all of the options of a home computer as well as the entertainment of a home theater system, in-car computers were the next step. Unfortunately, they can be costly, complicated to set up and are still functionally limited. The solution of an all-in-one unit with audio, video, Internet access and more was needed. (more…)